A big portion of our student body walks to and from school. We need to make sure our children are 100% safe when they are crossing the streets. We also need to assist parents and guardians and keep the traffic flowing smoothly when they are dropping off and picking up their loved ones.
Our school needs volunteer crossing guards to make this happen. Will you be able to help and spare about 30 minutes of your time in the morning and/or in the afternoon?
Pony Express Elementary is proud to participate in the Sacramento City Unified School District’s STRIDE Running Program. This project is in collaboration with the Sacramento Running Association (SRA) with the objective of getting our children exposed to a healthy lifestyle by running!
Our STRIDE program will be every Tuesday and Thursday at lunch time. Please encourage your children to participate.
From the SRA’s STRIDE website:
Last week, Assemblymember Jim Cooper visited Pony Express Elementary to donate backpacks and school supplies.
On hand to welcome Mr. Cooper are our Principal, Mr. Dobrescu and PTA President, Diana Chow.
Sac Republic FC Donates Tickets and More!
Make sure you're at the Back To School Night for a chance to win!
Sacramento Republic FC, our city’s amazing soccer team has graciously donated some wonderful goodies to our school.
Come out to our Back to School Night on September 19th at 5:30pm to try to win 4 Sacramento Republic tickets, Poster and Scarf.
Congratulations to our Silent Auction Winners!
Check out Sac Republic swag winners during Back to School Night
The Pony Express Elementary PTA held a silent auction fundraiser during Back to School Night last September 19th. Up for grabs were the awesome swag donated by our favorite soccer team, Sac Republic FC.
Check out the happy winners and congratulations! Thank you for supporting your PTA.
Simply designate Pony Express PTA as your non-profit & 5% of the sale will go to the school.
First step is going to the site http://smile.amazon.com & bookmark the website to always use the link that will raise the school money.
Kids in need of a hot meal over the Winter Break can pick up FREE federally funded meals between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at the following school sites between December 26th and January 4th:
With this program, up to 4% of your purchases at Nugget Markets will be donated back to our school. To obtain a card, fill out the request form, or leave a note in the PTA mailbox. Register your card online, and present it to the cashier each time you shop at Nugget Markets. Multiple cards can be registered under one family member so monthly purchases earn a greater percentage.
Shoparoo is a free app for smartphones that allows everyone to raise money for Pony! Simply use the app to snap pictures of your grocery receipts to earn Roo Points, based on the purchase amount. (500 Roo Points = $1 cash donation from Shoparoo) You can also take pictures of your non-grocery receipts for entries into Shoparoo’s $1,000 and $15,000 sweepstakes.
Would you like a break from the seemingly endless fundraising events to raise money for things like band instruments, sports equipment or field trips?
The State of California’s ScholarShare 529 College Savings Plan is here to help!
The Scholar Dollars Program, brought to us by State Treasurer Fiona Ma and ScholarShare 529, will award more than $300,000 to California’s K-8 public and charter schools in 2019.
The 2019 Pony Express Fun Run is our biggest fundraising event where students participate in a Run-a-thon to earn money for the school.
Our GOAL is to raise $20,000!
This super fun event marries our school’s fabulous community spirit, tests of physical endurance, and generous donations from family, friends and neighbors to help our school continuously provide enrichment programs for the students, as well as to provide support for the teachers and the office at Pony Express.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Pennies for Patients campaign is working with thousands of schools across the country to raise funds for blood cancer research–and we are one of them!
Our school has teamed up with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) to create a world without cancer, and YOU can help our Squad make a difference in this journey.
Thanks to schools like US and donors like YOU, there are more children and adults surviving every day.
Pony Express Elementary PTA is pleased to acknowledge the following companies and organizations for their generous support of the 2018 PTA Sponsored Events.
Their investment in PTA enables us to continue providing top-quality support to all our students, their families and our staffs at Pony Express Elementary School.
2018 PTA Sponsors and Community Supporters: