PTA Updates

Tiger Talk Update 09.06.19

September 6, 2019

Thanks to all of the grandparents and grandfriends that joined us for Grandparents' Breakfast! A very special thank you to our staff and volunteers that made our breakfasts possible! 
If you have any pictures from Grandparents' breakfast or Skate Night that you would like included in the yearbook or on the website, please email them to [email protected] by September 30th.  
Below are some upcoming important dates:
  • 9/09 - Tiger Trot and Chorus Rehearsals begin
  • 9/10 - PTA Board Meeting in the Teacher's Lounge at 8:00 am - Any parents interested in volunteering with the PTA are welcome to attend 
  • 9/11 - Patriot's Day - Wear red, white & blue
  • 9/23 - Chick-fil-A Art Exhibit and Family Night from 4:00 - 7:00 pm
  • 9/27 - Tiger Trek Fundraiser and Walk-a-thon from 7:45 - 10:15 am
  • 10/02 - Girls on the Run Club begins
  • 10/02 - Walk to School Wednesday
  • 04/18/20 - Grady's Auction Night


PTA Sponsorship
Thank you to all of our Tiger partners! Our Tiger partners greatly assist us in enhancing educational opportunities and experiences for Grady students in four main areas: make a difference in our classrooms by funding programs; deliver PTA events to our students, teachers, and families; support Grady school events by providing volunteers and/or covering expenses; and enhance Grady Elementary through health and safety projects. To learn more about Tiger Family and Business Partnerships, please click hereTiger Partnership Program. Please note that we are still accepting sponsors for the 2019-20 school year, although the deadline to be included on the Tiger Trek shirt has already passed. 

Our 2019-20 Tiger Business Partners are

Our 2019-20 Family Sponsors are

  • Leader of the Pack level partner: Drs. Siviero & Heather Agazzi
  • Tiger Bronze partners: Melanie Edwards Fowler; The Gibbs Family; and The Zysk Family
  • Red (Bengal) level partners: The Christopher Family; The Du Family; The Fitzgerald Family; The Gomez Family; The Jacobs Family - Jennifer, Jeremy, Welles & Briggs; The Ledford Family; The Lueckeman Family; The Roush Family; and The Schentrup Family
  • Yellow (Cougar) level partners: John Paul and Rosemarie Getting; The Neward Family; Khue and NamSon Nguyen Family; and Ken Vu

Volunteer Opportunities
To view the current PTA volunteer opportunities, please click on Volunteer.

To volunteer at school in any capacity, you must complete the background check firstBackground Check Application for Volunteers. The application must be renewed on an annual basis. Click on the word “Apply” on the left side of the page and fill out the forms (you will need your driver's license number). When you do volunteer at Grady, make sure you bring your driver’s license and sign into the school’s computer and log your hours. 
Box Tops
Please help us make it another great box top year!  We have great incentives and prizes this year for Box Tops. The class with the most box tops by September 30th will win a pizza party and students will be entered to win individual prizes. For more information, please click Grady Box Tops.
You can submit Box Tops 3 ways: 
  1. Through the Box Top$ for Education app. Send a screenshot of your current uploaded box top amounts in your app to [email protected] to be eligible for prizes. 
  2. Clip Box Tops and turn in on the form sent home or in a Ziploc Bag. Make sure to include your child's name and teacher on the form/ziploc bag.
  3. Send unscanned receipts to your teacher with your child's name written on the back. 
PTA Membership
Thank you to all of the families that have already signed up to join the Grady PTA. You can still sign up/renew your PTA membership online by clicking PTA Membership. Membership must be renewed annually. Membership is only $6 for 1 person or $10 for 2 people. Anyone can join the PTA: Parents, Grandparents, Children (6th - 12th grade), Teachers, Faculty, Staff and Community Members. High membership participation provides PTA with strength in numbers when advocating for our students and also allows us to participate in PTA programs such as Reflections Art.   

Got used markers? ColorCycle them at Grady

What is Crayola ColorCycle? Crayola’s latest sustainability initiative designed to repurpose markers, highlighters and dry erase markers. All marker brands are accepted. 

How do I help? Collect markers and drop them off in the front office or your student can give them to our art teacher, Debonique Grigsby. 

For more information, click on ColorCycle.