Science Fair Kicks Off!

Publication1The Science Fair is underway so get started on those projects!  Projects are due March 18th!  A few classes require participation in the science fair while for others it’s optional.  This is one of the PTSA’s biggest events of the year with more than 200 kids participating last year.  Below is all the information you’ll need to get started.  Some help sessions have also been scheduled (see the list of important dates).  Be sure to read through the rules and requirements!

Click here to download the rules packet that includes details about the requirements: Science Fair Packet_2015.

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All Things Auction – Get Your Tickets Now!

Logo1Get ready for a night of giving, glitz and glamour!  This year’s big auction is set for Friday, March 13th at the Fairwood Golf & Country Club.  The theme is “A Night in Monte Carlo.”   Mr. John Curley will be our auctioneer once again.  This is your one “click” stop to find out all about the exciting things planned for the auction, tickets and volunteering!

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PTSA Board Elections Soon!

thumbnailCA35YL9FLake Youngs PTSA wants you!  We are looking for PTSA members to become part of the executive board for the 2015-16 school year.  We are now taking nominations for the following positions: President (or co-presidents), Vice Presidents (or co-vp’s), Treasurer, Secretary, and Cashier.  The election is March 26th so please let us know right away if you’re interested or would like to nominate someone.  Please email us at lakeyougnsptsa@hotmail.com.  We’d love to welcome some new talent to the board!

Order Your Yearbook

bear_clawIt’s time to order your 2014-2015 Lake Youngs Elementary yearbook!  This year’s edition will be in full color and expanded.  This is a wonderful way to remember your child’s elementary year.  Pre-orders at an “early bird” price of $16 will be taken from March 2nd to March 20th.  Just send in the order form with a check made out to Lake Youngs PTSA.  After March 20th, the price goes up to $20.  The yearbooks will be distributed on the Monday of the last week of school.

Click here for the yearbook order form : 2015 Lake Youngs Yearbook Order Form

Plant Sale Begins

plant saleThe PTSA Plant Sale is underway and runs thru March 12th.  Order forms are available by the front office or available below to print.  Get a jump start on your spring plantings or even Mother’s Day shopping!  Pre-paid orders will be taken until Thursday, March 12th. Please make checks payable to Lake Youngs PTSA with order forms attached. Return order forms and payment to your child’s teacher. Plants available for pick up May 1st, 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This is a great fundraiser to help fund important activities for our students.  Questions, contact Denise at denise@markasmith.us.

Click here for the order form: 2015 Plant Sale Order Form

Time to Vote for Award Winners

golden_acornIt’s that time of year when we get to recognize a few outstanding volunteers and teachers.  It’s time to vote for the Golden Acorn, Outstanding Educator and Outstanding Advocate.  Please send in the nomination form at your earliest convenience.  Awards will be handed out at the March general membership meeting.  Details about each award are on the nomination form.

Click here:  Awards Nomination Flyer 2015