Announcements

HUGE THANKS - Walk-A-Thon Sponsors!

HUGE THANKS – Walk-A-Thon Sponsors!

  Thanks to some hard-working students collecting donations and some VERY generous businesses in our local community, Matoaka’s 2017 Walk-a-thon was awesome!  Check out our banner on the corner of Brick Bat and Centerville Roads and keep these kind businesses in mind as your shop the ‘Burg!

PTA Membership Drive Is Underway!

PTA Membership Drive Is Underway!

Matoaka’s Kindergarten families are rocking our membership so far this year…but it is not over yet!  PTA’s Membership Drive will conclude on Wednesday, November 22nd – please make sure you submit your paper or online form by this date!  A Zoo Pro Adventures assembly will be awarded to the winning grade. Join online:  https://member.pta.org/Join

School of Excellence Survey - Please Complete!!

School of Excellence Survey – Please Complete!!

Our School of Excellence survey deadline has been extended through TUESDAY NOVEMBER 14th and we need input! Please help Matoaka but taking 5 minutes to complete this survey.  Your participation matters! THANK YOU!! https://goo.gl/forms/6YAl0pNC61RlCNrw1

Veterans Day Help Request

Veterans Day Help Request

We are celebrating Veterans Day on Friday, November 10 with a wonderful performance by the 2nd and 3rd graders, as well as a Dessert Reception for veterans and active duty military personnel put on by the PTA. And, we need LOTS of help! Any donation of time and/or a food item is much appreciated! Signup:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090c4daba723a64-matoaka […]

National School of Excellence Survey - Please Participate By Friday November 10th!

National School of Excellence Survey – Please Participate By Friday November 10th!

Matoaka’s PTA is working on our application toward achieving National PTA’s School of Excellence designation.  WE NEED YOUR HELP!  Please visit the link below and complete the survey to help us gain valuable feedback from families like yours by end of day Friday November 10th! THANK YOU!! https://goo.gl/forms/6YAl0pNC61RlCNrw1

Healthy Lifestyles Demo - Thank You Chef Long!

Healthy Lifestyles Demo – Thank You Chef Long!

Many thanks to Chef Chris Long for coming to Matoaka today to demonstrate the making and offer tastings of sweet potato bread.  These sweet potatoes were grown in our garden! The recipe can be found here: Sweet_Potato_Bread

Healthy Lifestyles Week Starts Monday Oct 30th!

Healthy Lifestyles Week Starts Monday Oct 30th!

Clash of the celebrations – this week we have the king-of-the-candy celebration Halloween land right in the middle of PTA’s Healthy Lifestyles Week!  Armed with a little creativity and enthusiasm to circumvent the sugar, there are a TON of ways to enjoy the occasion responsibly!  We have a full week planned for encouraging healthier choices every day.  We […]

Donuts with Dad Reminder - Fri Oct 20th

Donuts with Dad Reminder – Fri Oct 20th

On Friday October 20th, PTA’s Matoaka Dads program will host Donuts with Dad.  RSVP still available:   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a44aaad2aa3ff2-matoaka

Walk-A-Thon Thank You!!

Walk-A-Thon Thank You!!

Thank you so much to our school community at Matoaka for helping us EXCEED our 2017 fundraising goal!!  The funds raised with Walk-A-Thon go directly back to our school programs which enrich the experiences of all students in our Matoaka flock.  We couldn’t have done it without you! Thanks!!

Walk-A-Thon Is Almost Here!

Walk-A-Thon Is Almost Here!

 Please help make this important fundraiser the success we need it to be!!  Help your students collect their pledges! Pledge Money Due Date (to be eligible for a drawing):  Wednesday October 11th Event Date: Friday October 13th

Spirit Nights Last Night Tonight!! Papa Murphy's - October 4th, 5th, 6th

Spirit Nights Last Night Tonight!! Papa Murphy’s – October 4th, 5th, 6th

Spirit Nights at Papa Murphy’s (4680 Monticello Ave)  – October 4th, 5th, 6th. Principal Jacobs will be making pizzas on Wed. Oct. 4th from 5-7pm! Get $3.25 off any large or family size pizza for you and Matoaka will earn $3.25 for every pizza purchased! No pizza limit! Make sure you mention Matoaka when you […]

MonopolyBoard

Walk-A-Thon is Coming!

  Get ready for Monopoly-themed Walk-A-Thon on October 13th!! Students can start getting creative now on how to seek out sponsorship from family/friends AND how they want to represent themselves on the day of the big event. Did you know…just this year T-Rex, Rubber Duck, and Penguin replaced Boot, Wheelbarrow, and Thimble game pieces?! Be […]

Matoaka Bylaws Revision

Matoaka Bylaws Revision

The Virginia PTA requires local unit PTAs to revise their bylaws and submit them for state approval every 5 years. The deadline for the Matoaka Elementary School PTA’s revision is June 20, 2017. The MES PTA Bylaws Committee has prepared a revised set of bylaws. The MES PTA Executive Board approved the proposed bylaws on […]

1st Annual Matoaka Book Exchange

1st Annual Matoaka Book Exchange

The 1st annual Matoaka Book Exchange will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2017 in celebration of Read Across America Day. During your child’s reading time in their classrooms, students will exchange books with a peer. To participate, simply bring a book to school on or prior to Thursday March 2nd. Please be sure the book that your […]