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Events

The William Brooks PTA supports our our community and students throughout the year by hosting a variety of social events. 

We build a community by hosting events like the Talent Show, Ice Cream Social, Harvest Carnival, Family Dance, Donuts with Grownups, Staff Appreciation Week, Bear Business Fair, and Holiday Secret Store. These community events give our kids a chance to have fun and make some awesome lasting memories!  We raise money by holding fundraisers like the Jog-a-thon, Book Fairs, Community Dine-Outs, and the Annual Fundraiser (Gala, Bingo Night, etc.). Money raised goes toward classroom enrichment, class field trips, assemblies, the Art program, the Garden program, and much more! We work with the Brooks staff to make sure our kids have the resources and materials they need! 

TK & Kindergarten Playdate

 

The PTA welcomes all families of TK and Kindergarten students to join us Tuesday, August 8, 2023 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, at Peter Bertelsen Memorial Park (just up the street from campus) after they attend the Kindergarten Meet and Greet at school. This is a great time for the students to meet new friends while having fun in the park!

Ice Cream Social

Join us on Wednesday August 16, 2023 from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm for this free welcome back event hosted by the PTA . Stop by anytime with your picnic dinner and a blanket and we will provide the ice cream! The event will be held outside in the grassy area near the gym and 1st/2nd grade classes.

Jog-a-thon

Our next school Jog-a-thon will be held on Friday, September 22, 2023. This fall fundraiser was a huge success last year!  The kids came out dressed in their school colors and ran their hearts out!  With over 74% of our students collecting pledges, we surpassed our school goal and raised over $30,000 to go towards classroom enrichment, field trips and assemblies, our art program, and money towards a much needed, new marquee!  We hope to have another fun and successful event this year! Check out our jog-a-thon webpage for more details, to donate, or to volunteer!

Harvest Carnival

The annual Harvest Carnival held at William Brooks campus is one of the most fun and exciting events the PTA hosts each year.  This outdoor event on will be held on Friday October 20, 2023 and will likely include Games & Prizes, Food Vendors, Music & Dancing, a Costume Parade, a Spooky Scavenger Hunt, a Pumpkin Showcase and more!! Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes, participate in the costume parade, bring a decorated pumpkin to display at our Pumpkin Showcase, and be ready to play lots of fun carnival games! Stay tuned for more details!

The Harvest Carnival is the largest PTA-sponsored event for the kids each year and it requires the help of a LOT of volunteers to be a success. Planning typically starts three months before the event. There is a variety of volunteer roles to suit all types of people and that require varying amounts of time. Please CLICK HERE to learn more about the volunteer roles and let us know if you would like to help out!

Talent and Art Show

The PTA is excited to host the annual Talent and Art Show each Spring, with a performance during school hours for the students and in the evening for families and friends. Students can show off their talents on stage or by having their artwork displayed. Look for information about this event after winter break!

This event requires the help of a many of volunteers to plan and run auditions and the show. Please CLICK HERE to learn more about the volunteer roles and let us know if you would like to help out!

Secret Holiday Store

Your child will receive a very special gift this holiday season...the joy of giving! Our PTA will be hosting a secret holiday store on December 11th - 15th, 2023. This is a special opportunity for your child to buy small gifts for their family members and/or friends for the holidays. Volunteer elves will help the students wrap the gifts so they will be a surprise for the holidays.  

Gala- Spring Fundraiser

The Gala/ Spring Fundraiser is a kid-free evening of drinks, dinner, silent and live auctions, raffle prizes and dancing – all to benefit our school! This is one of our largest fundraisers of the year and parents always have a great time! In addition to raising money for our programs that require annual backing (technology, student assemblies, garden and art programs), prior galas have raised money for the shade-structure over the playground, new Chromebooks, and the new marquee! 

The Spring Fundraiser is one of the largest PTA events and it requires the help of a LOT of volunteers to be a success. Chairs of the event get to choose the style of the event (a Gala, Bingo night, Casino night, etc.) Planning typically starts 4-6 months before the event. There is a variety of volunteer roles to suit all types of people and that require varying amounts of time. Please CLICK HERE to learn more about the volunteer roles and let us know if you would like to help out!

Donuts with Grownups

Donuts with Grownups is a fun event held in Spring before school at which the PTA provides breakfast for our students and 1 or 2 of their favorite grownups. Stay tuned for more details!

This is one of our easiest events to plan and can be lead by a small group of volunteers. Please CLICK HERE to learn more about the volunteer roles and let us know if you would like to help out!

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