Welcome to the Innovation Elementary School PTA


October Dates to Remember
Monday, October 9: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday, October 10: After-school fall enrichment classes begin
Tuesday, October 17, 7pm: PTA Meeting and KidsGiving Activity
Wednesday, October 18, 5-9pm: Innovation Restaurant Night at Chipotle Clarendon
Thursday, October 19: EARLY RELEASE, Parent-Teacher Conferences
Friday, October 20: NO SCHOOL, Parent-Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26: School Photos
Friday, October 27, 6:30-8pm: Innovation Family Bingo Night
Tuesday, October 31: Halloween Parade at Innovation  


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2023-2024 Reflections Contest: "I am Hopeful Because..."
Reflections is a PTA-sponsored national arts competition. The entry categories are: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts. This is Innovation's second year of participating in Reflections. The deadline for entries is Tuesday, November 21. To learn more, here is the link to the flyer and the link to the entry form

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Innovation T-shirts and Magnets
The PTA Online Store is now selling Innovation T-shirts and Magnets. Order online and items will be delivered to your students' classrooms! While you're shopping, you can also pay your 2023-2024 PTA dues!  

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We'd love your feedback!
We'd love to hear your ideas and feedback about PTA initiatives! Share your thoughts via this brief survey—responses can be anonymous.




The Smart Talk
The Smart Talk is a free tool to help families set digital safety ground rules together, helping children and families feel safer and more empowered in their digital lives. The Smart Talk, co-created by the National PTA and Norton, is a self-paced online tool for helping families have those important conversations about digital safety. Start talking today: https://thesmarttalk.org. Once your family has completed The Smart Talk, take a picture of the certificate of completion and email it to [email protected] for your student to receive a gift from the PTA!

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Innovation ES PTA Joins Benevity Matching Gift Program
The Innovation Elementary School PTA is now a registered nonprofit with the Benevity Matching Gift platform. To take advantage of the matching program, log on to your employer's Benevity site, and search for "Virginia Congress of Parents and Teachers" (official name on our W9). A search for "Innovation Elementary School PTA" or "Innovation PTA" should also work. Click here to see the entry.




Minted.com Discount and Fundraising

Update text to "Get 20% off when you use promo code FUNDRAISEINNOVATION at minted.com, and Minted will donate 15% back to Innovation PTA! The code is good all year long!


 


Keep checking the PTA website as we post upcoming events!
2023-2024 Innovation PTA Calendar



Not sure if you're a member?
Check the member dashboard. You will need to remember your password to log into Givebacks/Memberhub. At the top of the page, you should see the following (if you are currently a member):

Innovation Elementary School PTA
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 Why Join PTA? 

JOIN THE PTA FOR THE 2023-24 SCHOOL YEAR!

PTA Mission: To make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

Family Membership - $20
Parent/Guardian Membership - $10
Faculty/Staff Membership - $10

JOIN HERE TODAY
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2023-2024 PTA Officers

President: Marguerite Williams 
Treasurer: Courtney Davison
Secretary: Juliet Brizek
VP Communications: Shinae Kang
VP Community: Brittany Tsiopanas
VP Fundraising: Raj Ratwani
VP Programs: OPEN

PTA Meeting Dates

Upcoming Meetings:
October 17, 2023
November 14, 2023
January 9, 2024
February 13, 2024
March 12, 2024
April 16, 2024
May 14, 2024 


Past Meeting Materials:

9/12: (Principal's Rpt | President's Rpt

Volunteer

The Innovation Elementary School PTA is looking for volunteers!