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This page was last updated: 10/17/2019
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  • Tuesdays and Fridays: Workroom support (volunteers come help copy and cut!)
  • Wednesdays: College Pride Day – Wear College Shirts
  • Fridays: Valley Pride Day – Wear Valley Shirts
  • Fridays: Tiger Trackers (Weather permitting)


SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR and READ-A-THON PLEDGES
Valley PTA's Read-a-thon was very successful at getting our kids excited about reading! The Scholastic Book Fair will be in the Library the week starting October 21st. Parents are welcome before and after school too! Students will be visiting the book fair during their regular library times. Contact your child's teacher for exact schedule. Students who collected Read-a-thon pledges will redeem their vouchers (held in the library) to purchase books at the book fair.  Join us as a volunteer at the book fair!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0A48AFA72EA6FF2-2019

RED RIBBON WEEK EVENTS
Help your students commit to a drug-free life by participating in Red Ribbon week festivities next week:

Monday: Wear Odd Socks to show you want to SOCK IT to drugs!
Tuesday: Wear a red shirt to support Red Ribbon Week
Wednesday: Dress up like your favorite book character: "Be a book worm, say no to drugs!"
Thursday: Bows or Ties: wear your favorite bow or tie to show your support
Friday: Wear a Cap/Hat to put a cap on doing drugs

BOOGIE BASH: FRI, OCT 25 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Don't forget to mark your calendars for our annual Boogie Bash, on Friday, October 25th, from 6:30-8:30pm at Valley. Come dressed in your favorite costume (no scary costumes, fake blood, full masks, or weapons of any kind) to join in our Halloween Party! There will be pizza or nachos for $2; drinks and dessert for $1; and a photo booth for $2. And of course lots of dancing, games, prizes and fun for everyone! In addition, the Fall Scholastic Book Fair will be open during the event. We hope to see you there!

Box Tops Due Nov 1st
Just a friendly reminder that we are collecting Box Tops for our annual fundraiser. Please turn in any clipped Box Tops before Nov. 1st as the first installment is due at that time. Don't forget, you can also download the Box Tops for Education App and scan your grocery store receipts to receive money by purchasing participating products.

Help fund educational resources in your child’s classroom
Want to know where your donation goes? This fall the Foundation purchased over 180 headphones and over 200 computer mice to support chromebook use in all grades. Additionally, the Foundation approved 5 mini grants to Valley teachers which include printers, iPad cases, Math Literacy Curriculum (2/3), Early Reading Intervention Literacy Curriculum (Kinder), Executive Functioning Tools and games (2/3), and Music Instruments (1). If you would like to contribute towards these classroom needs and beyond please consider donating at http://valleyeef.org/ourfundraisers.html to the Valley Foundation's Dime a Day Campaign today!

Join the PTA!
Our annual PTA Membership Drive is still in full force and we need you! Your paid membership of only $10 for the year helps us to host fun and memorable events at Valley like the two listed at the top of this page! This year we have gone online with TOTEM, making registering super easy and convenient. Classroom competition has been extended until November 1st. If you registered before school began, please login and update your student(s)teacher information so they can be counted for the competition. Help your child win a cool prize and join now!!! Follow the link below and help us make memories!!!
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Showing of Screenagers at Valley 
Valley Elementary will have a showing of the film Screenagers on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 6:30pm in our Multi-Purpose Room. Please use the following link to register for the event:  https://www.eventcombo.com/e/screenagers-film-presented-by-valley-elementary-36310
There is very limited childcare available. Contact the office to determine if there is space for your child, should you need childcare. 

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Stay up to date with the Valley PTA Facebook Group (private): fb.com/groups/valleypta 
Hello, and welcome to the 2019/2020 school year at Valley Elementary! My name is Heather Schmalbach and I am honored to be your new PTA president. Our very talented and dedicated team of Officers and Committee Chairs has already been working hard to make this a fantastic year.

 
One of the primary missions of the Valley PTA is to build our school community by facilitating volunteer opportunities for our parents, supporting our Valley teachers and staff, and planning fun family events that lead to positive, lasting memories for our Valley Tigers.
   
 

A strong PTA is formed with high parent involvement. It speaks of a great school community committed to a great education and experiences for our children. We are parents who work full-time, part-time, or are available to volunteer during the day. Some of us have little ones and take on projects that can be completed at home (hopefully during naptime!). Some love to plan big events, while others would rather help in the classroom. One of us enjoys auditing the PTA’s finances! Whatever your passion, skill set, or availability, we welcome you to join the PTA and support your school. Together, we can do great things for our children!  

Fall Scholastic Book Fair: Monday, October 21 - Friday, October 25
Red Ribbon Week: Monday, October 21 - Friday, October 25
Boogie Bash: Friday, October 25, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Conference Week/Minimum Days: Monday, October 28 - Friday, November 1
Box Tops Due: Friday, November 1