Week of October 9, 2017

Fall Fling Support Needed

We will hold our 14th Annual Fall Fling Carnival and Silent Auction on Saturday October 14th from 1 pm to 5 pm.

This is our most FUN FUNdraiser of the year. We can NOT do it without your help. We need help with family sponsorships and subcommittees.

Family Sponsorships

Families or individuals may sponsor different events by donating funds to cover the supplies. Please select slots in the Sponsorships SignUpGenius and give a check for your donation to a PTA board member. Thank you for your generous donations!


Please volunteer to help by checking your area(s) of interest on the registration form and submitting it to a PTA board member, send an email to volunteers@maryvalepta.org, or select slots in the Subcommittee SignUpGenius. Thank you for volunteering!

Activities and Setup Volunteers

If you can help set up for the Fall Fling or volunteer to help with activities during the Fall Fling, select slots in the Volunteers SignUpGenius. Thank you for volunteering!
2 Liter Sodas

We need around 200 2 liter sodas for our ring toss. Please leave donated sodas in the PTA room. Thank you!


Cakes are also needed for our Cake Walk. These can be brought to school on Oct 13th or to the Fall Fling on Oct 14.

Silent Auction

You can view auction items and bid online at www.biddingowl.com/MaryvaleAuction2017. Final bidding is on-site, so purchase online to secure your item! Online bidding ends at 1:00 am on Saturday October 14th. In-person bidding ends promptly at 4:00 pm on Saturday October 14th.

Highlights include: 4 Disney World passes, a Running Hare Vineyard Tour, ZavaZone passes, $100 Stella Barre Restaurant Gift Card, $100 Summer House Restaurant Gift Card, RentaCoop Chick Hatching Rental, and many many more!

Over 100 items plus Maryvale teacher donations- there is something for everyone!

All proceeds benefit Maryvale PTA sponsored events for the 2017-2018 school year.

National PTA’s Art Reflections Program

Seeking Art Submissions for Reflections Art Program’s Theme “Within Reach” – Deadline: Wednesday, November 15, 2017. No experience required. Open to ALL students! And FREE to Participate!

Students can choose the arts category they’re interested in, create an original piece of artwork based on the theme: “Within Reach” and get recognized and awarded as an artist in their community.

Create original art reflecting this theme in one, or more, of these categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography Visual Arts or 3D Art. Each entry must:

  • Fill out the student entry form.
  • Be accompanied with a disc containing a copy of the entry on the disc. For example, a copy of an entered photograph should be on a disc and the disc should be included in the envelope along with the original photo attached to the manila envelope. Taking a picture of a painting and do the same, and scan/copy any literature, film, music, or dance choreography entry.
  • Write the student’s name, school and title of entry on the disc. A disc is mandatory for each entry.

Students with disabilities may receive special accommodations by entering the special artist division. Here are the Official Rules for entering and for each of the categories and the National Awards and Prizes. Submissions are due Wednesday, November 15, 2017 – Drop off in the main office. Be sure to label your work with: Student Name, School, Title, Parent Name/Phone/E-mail. Please follow this facebook link for more information. For questions: contact Ms Jin Liu at jinliu1299@gmail.com.

September Lost and Found

Here are photos of the items in the SEPTEMBER lost and found. We will donate these items come December 1st, having kept them for 3 months. If you see your child’s clothing in these pictures, please come to the LIBRARY/MEDIA CENTER to pick up your belongings.

Remember to label all outer garments, hats, coats, sweaters with your child’s name.


Harris Teeter’s Together In Education Program

Harris Teeter’s Together In Education program gives schools a chance to earn funds when you link your VIC card and shop Harris Teeter brands. When you shop Harris Teeter brands, a percentage of your purchase is donated to the school that your VIC card is linked to. There are NO LIMITS to how much a school can earn for purchases from August to May.

The Maryvale code is: 1660

The program does require an annual registration by VIC members to link their school to their account.