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Help us complete the picture by joining MacArthur PTA today. You are an important piece of the puzzle!

Scholastic Book Fair

Our first ever VIRTUAL book fair launches on October 5th and will be open until October 18th. Reading can take you anywhere! Where will you go on your reading journey?

 

To order, check out this link: https://bookfairs.scholastic.com/bookfairs/cptoolkit/homepage.do?method=homepage&url=macarthureagleslakewood

Halloween Drive-Thru

On Friday, October 30th, wear your Halloween costume and drive by school between 3 and 5pm to receive an individually wrapped treat.

 

You must remain in your vehicle to participate in this fun Halloween activity. Covid-19 guidelines will be in place.

Did you know the box tops program is digital now? That means no more clipping! Simply download the app and scan your receipts. It’s that easy!

A Message from the  PTA President

Hello, MacArthur students and families!

Happy 2020-2021 school year! The PTA board hopes this finds you well and that you’re getting the hang of distance learning. We miss seeing everyone around campus!

My name is Amy Vasquez and I am MacArthur’s 2020-2021 PTA President. I am a proud parent of a fifth and first grader. I have served on the PTA board for 4 years and counting. I enjoy being involved, meeting other parents, and bringing our school community together. My goal as president is to work hard and continue to build the MacArthur community. Corona Virus has put a little kink in my plan! The PTA board and I are open to suggestions on how to stay connected, engaged, and have fun during these unfamiliar times. We have been through a lot of trying times together, but through it all MacArthur Eagles have soared high above.

Thanks to our supportive families, last year’s annual Fit-a-thon was a huge success. We are not sure what fundraising will look like this year, but we hope to do some small fundraising activities and have a Fit-a-thon in the spring. One way you can support PTA now is by becoming a member today. The cost is $10 per person for a paper membership or $11 if you join online. Anyone can become a member: students, parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, neighbors, etc. Becoming a member does not require you to volunteer, but it does give you the right to vote at meetings and the opportunity to voice your suggestions, input and ideas. The more family involvement we have, the more our students benefit. We are all a special piece of the puzzle!

Please join us for our first association meeting of the year via Zoom on Tuesday, September 29th at 6:30pm. We will discuss the activities that PTA plans to provide this year. Mrs. Yepez will hold a parent information meeting with updates at 6:00pm.

I’m looking forward to a great year. Stay healthy and hope to see everyone in person one day soon!

 

Amy Vasquez

PTA President, 2020-2021

DouglasMacArthurPTA@gmail.com

Reflections Art Program

Hello, Eagles! It’s time for PTA’s annual Reflections Art Program.

We are calling all artists, writers, dancers, and musicians to create an art piece inspired by the 2020-2021 theme: “I Matter Because...”

Guidelines and student entry packets can be found by clicking on the buttons below.

 

All students, Kindergarten through 5th grade, are eligible to compete for prizes. Projects will be due on Friday, October 23rd.

What will you create?

More information about the program can be found on the California PTA website: https://capta.org/resource/participant-forms/

Red Ribbon Week

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week with us, October 26th-30th.

 

Monday, 10/26: Wear red to STOP drugs.

 

Tuesday, 10/27: Put a cap on drugs! Wear your favorite hat.

 

Wednesday, 10/28: Crazy hair day! Show that you’re wild about being drug free.

 

Thursday, 10/29: iTune out drugs! Wear your favorite band or music-themed t-shirt.

 

Friday, 10/30: Say Boo to Drugs! Wear your Halloween Costume (no masks or props, please).

Don't forget to use Amazon Smile for all of your holiday shopping needs! Every time you shop, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to our school.

UPCOMING EVENTS
12 Oct

7pm: 5th Grade Committee Meeting

13 Oct

Teacher Professional Development (Student Asynchronous Learning Day)

23 Oct

Reflections Entries Due

CONTACT US

MacArthur Elementary

6011 Centraila St.

Lakewood, CA 90713

(562) 420-3588

douglasmacarthurpta@gmail.com

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