Where Does the Money Go?

 

We all know public education funding has many shortfalls, and each year GCISD pays out about $50 million to Robin Hood.  While our district provides so much more for our students than most, there are plenty of areas where it simply cannot provide the funding we need. The goal of all of our GES PTA fundraising efforts is to support GES students, teachers and staff in ways that the budget cannot.  As the result of your generous giving, we are able to provide so many wonderful opportunities for your Stars! 

 

This year, our goal is to not only provide all of the amazing programs and opportunities that we always have but also to replace the small playground at the school. This makes our fundraising goal $80,000! 

 

Check back all year as we track our progress towards our new Playground goal! 

 


 

 

Did you know the PTA did that?

 

The PTA covers much more than most parents realize! In the past, we have paid for:

 

  • The GES WOW Garden
  • Big Playground Shade Structure
  • Supplemental Funds for Field Trips
  • Grade level T-Shirts for every Star
  • $2000 in Scholarships each year
  • $75 Grants for each classroom every year
  • Classroom parties
  • Parent programs such as HaHa Help
  • Classroom Learning Stations
  • Teacher Learning & Enrichment Opportunities
  • Santa's Visit to GES
  • Field Day Snacks & Food
  • Hospitality refreshments for Boo-Hoo Breakfast & Heritage Day
  • Staff Appreciation events throughout the year
  • Programs & Clubs
  • Workroom Laminator
  • Workroom Paper Cutters
  • Egg Incubators for 1st Grade Chickens
  • iPad retro Handsets for grade-level use
  • Phonics classroom materials
  • Flexible Seating for Classrooms
  • Wireless Doorbells for each classroom
  • 9 Square in the Air for PE
  • Coding Club materials

Upcoming Events

 

GES PTA Social Media

   

Easy Ways to Fundraise! 

Go to smile.amazon.com to log into your Amazon account and start earning .5% on qualifying purchases for GES. Enter: PTA Texas Congress 4409 Grapevine Elementary PTA to link your account to our PTA.

 

Link your Tom Thumb/Albertsons card at Guest Services the next time you go shopping using Organization Number 7665. Every time you use your rewards number, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the GES PTA!

 

Download the Shoparoo app and start earning on all of your qualifying receipts! It's as simple as taking a picture. 

 

Speaking of taking a picture of your receipt, you can now skip the clipping and upload your receipt pictures to the Box Tops App too! 

Sponsors

Your logo could be here! Contact our Community Chair to be a sponsor today.