PTA General Meeting - Jan 31
Mark your calendar to join us in the cafeteria at 6 PM on Thursday, January 31st for the PTA General Meeting. Everyone who attends will receive a raffle ticket for door prizes at the conclusion of the meeting!
Prizes will be provided by our amazing partners in education.
Door Decorating Contest Celebrating Black History Month
Share in the fun as we celebrate contributions made by Black Americans. The PTA is sponsoring a classroom contest for students to show what they've learned from and how they are inspired by African American culture. The contest begins February 1st and judging will be held the final week of February.
Contact Culture Club chairs Brittni Brown (BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com) & Theresa Pearson (TheresaPearson@me.com) with questions and to find out how to help with February's door decorations; 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded to the classes with the most creative doors!
Save the Date for International Night
International Night, a much anticipated Eastvalley tradition, is when you get the chance to stroll around the world simply by moving amongst different classrooms. Enjoy beautiful displays produced by our Eastvalley families and even some tasty cuisine, all before the much anticipated talent show. There will also be crafts and games.This year's International Night will be held Saturday, March 2nd from 4 PM - 7 PM.
Would your family like to be a host country by hosting a room with a display/craft/food or any combination thereof? Would you family like to be in the talent show? To volunteer to be a host country or if you have any questions about International Night, please contact Noelle Lagueux-Alvarez at email@example.com
Leaders Wanted: PTA Nominating Committee Forming Soon
The process of creating a successful 2019-20 Eastvalley PTA leadership team has begun! Each year the PTA membership elects Officers to serve on the Executive Committee, this year available positions are:
The Nominating Committee is a special PTA committee with responsibility for selecting and presenting the best qualified nominees for PTA office. Annually, PTA membership votes for 5 members and 1 alternate to serve on the Nominating Committee. This year's election of the Nominating Committee will be held during the next PTA General Meeting on Thursday, January 31. If you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee or know someone whose leadership would benefit the committee, please share your name or theirs with Brittni Brown (BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com).
The requirements and duties for the PTA Officer positions listed above can be found at the Georgia PTA website, and specifics about serving at Eastvalley will be available from the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee will be also be providing more information via the e-blast in February. If you or someone you know would like to serve in an Officer position, the Nominating Committee would love to talk with you! Please contact Brittni Brown at BrittniBrown1234@gmail.com if you are interested in being or suggesting a nominee for office.
Honoring Our Heroes Essay Contest Ends
We are still accepting entries for this year's Honoring Our Heroes Essay Program which kicked off on Veteran's Day.
The theme of this year's essay contest is "Everyday Heroes: The Power of One." Additional details can be found online. The entries must be submitted by January 25, 2019 in Eastvalley's Front Office.Winners will be recognized with exciting awards and the first place winner from each grade level will be recognized at the East Cobb Council level which has 35 schools participating from our area.
For further details, contact Ms. Lekha Sengupta at firstname.lastname@example.org
East Cobb Middle School's Rising 6th Grade Parent Info Night
Save the date, on Thursday, February 7th at 6pm, ECMS will hold it's Rising 6th Grade Information Night in the ECMS Theater. More details coming soon!