Staff / Parent / Community Support

Kindergarten Parent Social
Kindergarten Parent Social

Chair:
When:
First Day of School

Send your Kindergartener off for their first day of school and join us in the Multipurpose room for some coffee and light snacks. This is a great chance to mingle and get to know other Kindergarten families!
Popsicles On The Playground
Popsicles On The Playground

Chair:
(none)
When:
Week Before School Starts

An event for all incoming Kindergartners at LCE before the school year begins. This is a great event for new Kindergartners to make new friends, as well as our new parents to get to know other new parents.
Meet The Teacher
Meet The Teacher

Chair:
(none)
When:
Week Before School Starts

Students & families, come meet your new teachers and see your classroom! Families will be divided into two sessions (Last names A-M or N-Z) to minimize the crowded parking situation.

Students are encouraged to bring their school supplies so that they can be put away in their classrooms. PTA volunteers will be on-site so you can join PTA, volunteer for events, purchase yearbooks and spirit wear, and ask questions about the new school year.

Student Directory
Student Directory

Chair:
When:
October / Early November

Each year a student directory is printed and distributed to each family at Little Cedars. The directory is a great way to get in touch with other families in the LCE community. The Chair of this program creates the Directory, coordinates printing and timely distribution to all LCE Families.
Hospitality Chair
Hospitality Chair

Chair:
When:
October/March/May

This committee plans & coordinates the meals for our staff & teachers during conference week in October and March as well as Staff Appreciation meals & activities during first week in May. They will set up a sign-up list for volunteers to bring in food and oversee the setup of this.
Online School Supplies
Online School Supplies

Chair:
(none)
When:
End of School Year

School Supply Kits are available for sale in the Spring for delivery before school starts in September.

After-School Clubs

Art Club
Art Club

Chair:
When:
Winter & Spring

After school Art club offered to students starting in January. This virtual club will be on Tuesday afternoons starting at 3:30-4:30pm. Supplies will be provided.

Please email programs@littlecedarspta.org for additional info.

Comic Book Club
Comic Book Club

Chair:
(none)

FIRST Robotics Club
FIRST Robotics Club

Chair:
When:
All Year

Robotics Club will not meeting for the 2020-21 school year.
Gardening Club
Gardening Club

Chair:
When:
Spring
LEGO Club
LEGO Club

Chair:

Lego Club is a cherished and highly attended club at Little Cedars! The meetings are held after school every other week.

Spanish Club
Spanish Club

Chair:
(none)

Academic Programs

Science Fair
Science Fair

Chair:
(none)
When:
March

Little Cedar's annual Science Fair is held in March in the Multi Purpose Room.

Students are encouraged to create a science project to display during the school day and at night.

Volunteers are needed for advertising and publications, student signup, placement and awards, as well as general setup and takedown.

Spelling Bee
Spelling Bee

Chair:
When:
January

The Little Cedars PTA Spelling Bee is a fun event open to all 4th-6th grade students, where kids get a chance to show off their oral spelling ability in front of an audience.

Art Docents
Art Docents

Chair:
When:
All Year

Classroom volunteers teach a specific artist or painting and lead the children in an art project once a month. Projects are displayed in the hallway monthly and then at the Celebration of the Arts at the end of the year. Celebration of the Arts usually takes place one evening in May celebrating the Art Docent program and highlighting the students' art work. Volunteers will help set up and clean up that evening and work with the Art Docent coordinators as needed.

Art & Culture Night
Art & Culture Night

Chair:
When:
April/May

An evening of Art & Culture! Little Cedars celebrates our student's artwork through the Art Docent Program, as well as Cultural Displays hosted by Little Cedars families. Join us for Culture, Art and refreshments.

Reflections Program
Reflections Program

Chair:
When:
Winter

Reflections is a National PTA arts recognition program that helps students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence, and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful not only in school, but in life.

Students create original works of art in response to a theme. The theme for the 2019-2020 program year is "Look Within."

A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted.

Science Labs
Science Labs

Chair:
When:
All Year

The Science Lab is a PTA funded, volunteer-run program with the purpose to engage all level of students and encourage curiosity of the scientific process. Volunteers help deliver pre-planned science labs in classrooms. No experience is needed to volunteer, and many parents / guardians are able to volunteer during lunch hours.

Check out the Science Lab Web Page for more information!


Events

Popcorn Thursdays
Popcorn Thursdays

Chair:
When:
Every Thursday during the school year

Each Thursday, the smell of delicious popcorn is in the air! Students can purchase popcorn for 25 cents, so just "pop" on over to the popcorn poppers at recess and enjoy a bag. The popcorn committee are responsible for making and selling popcorn to students during lunch recess on Thursdays. The chair of this committee is responsible for coordinating parent volunteers on the committee. They are also responsible for ordering the popcorn, preparing and communicating the weekly schedule, training the committee, collecting funds and giving them to the PTA treasurer.
Ice Cream Tuesdays
Ice Cream Tuesdays

Chair:
When:
Every Tuesday during the school year

Bring $0.50 each Tuesday (rain or shine, snow or sun) and enjoy a cold popsicle or ice cream during lunch recess.
BINGO Night
BINGO Night

Chair:
When:
September

Did someone say BINGO?!

Bingo night is scheduled for September 13th in Little Cedars' Multipurpose room. Pizza, water, chips, snacks and daubers will be available for purchase.

Fall Dance Party
Fall Dance Party

Chair:
When:
October

Fun, Fun, and more Fun!
Join us for a night of music and dancing, all while trying out that perfect Halloween costume!
Grandparent's Day
Grandparent's Day

Chair:
When:
November

A wonderful day the students get to spend with their Grandparents. Join us in the morning for coffee and cookies and then accompany your Grandkids to their classroom where you can learn with them for part of the morning. This truly is a highlight of the year for our students!

Skate Night
Skate Night

Chair:
When:
November

Family Skate night is at the Everett Skate Deck from 6:30-8:00 pm. Please note: This is a family event! Adults MUST remain at the Skate Deck with their students. Drop-off is not allowed.

Talent Show
Talent Show

Chair:
When:
February

An evening of great talent from Little Cedars students. Students audition their "acts" they will showcase in the talent show.

Rehearsals begin two weeks prior. Volunteers are needed to help schedule acts, publicize and advertise the event and the rehearsals, setup and cleanup of the big night as well as keeping the "acts in waiting" entertained.

Spring Carnival
Spring Carnival

Chair:
When:
May 2020

Winter Movie Night / Community Service Event
Winter Movie Night / Community Service Event

Chair:
(none)
When:
December

Get in the cozy holiday spirit with your friends and families, and an opportunity to give to others! Past donations have been made to the Food Bank, homeless shelters serving children, and the Snohomish cold weather shelter.

WatchDOGS Sponsored Events

WatchDOGS
WatchDOGS

Chair:
Pete Keating
When:
All Year

Father/Daughter Dance
Father/Daughter Dance

Chair:
(none)
When:
February

Our annual Father Daughter dance, a special red carpet event sponsored by WatchDOGS. The stars are coming out....so come walk the red carpet with us. Stars may be escorted by Dad, Grandpa, Uncle, Caregiver or any other special person. The dress is formal/business casual. It will be a fun night of dancing, so get ready for Lights.....Camera....Action....
WatchDOGS Pizza Party
WatchDOGS Pizza Party

Chair:
(none)
When:
September

Pizza Party and Info Night.

Come eat pizza with your kids, learn about the WATCH D.O.G.S program and signup for YOUR day!
WatchDOGS BBQ
WatchDOGS BBQ

Chair:
(none)
When:
June

A great way to celebrate the end of the year! Bring your family and we'll supply the food!

Active Fundraising

Brick Pavers
Brick Pavers

Chair:
When:
Year Round

A great way to "leave your mark" at LCE is to purchase a Brick Paver. This committee is in charge of advertising/promoting the fundraising of our Brick Pavers, as well as organizing the installation of the pavers in the spring time.
Silent Auction
Silent Auction

Chair:
When:
May (at the Carnival)

Our Silent Auction takes place at our annual Carnival. Typical items to be auctioned off include parking spots, front row concert seats, popcorn & ice cream for the year, Principal for the Day, and a few other surprises!
Wolverine Spirit Wear
Wolverine Spirit Wear

Chair:
When:
Sold 2-3 times during the school year

Wolverine Spirit Wear is sold in the Fall and typically again in the late Winter/early Spring. The chair for Wolverine Spirit Wear helps coordinate the products for ordering and works with our vendor for ordering and screen printing needs. Online ordering and deadlines are provided and advertised when orders are being taken, so keep an eye out for information in the "Wolverine Weekly"! Show your Wolverine pride!

Silent Fundraising

AmazonSmile.com
AmazonSmile.com

Chair:
When:
All Year

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know and love. Same products, same prices, same service. Little Cedars PTA will receive 0.5% of eligible purchases.

Box Tops for Education
Box Tops for Education

Chair:
When:
All Year

Collect “Box Top” labels and deposit them in the box in the front office or place in a Ziploc bag and give them to your child's teacher. Each one is worth 10 cents for our school which will be used for educational items, programs and events! You'd be surprised at how many household products and foods offer this great chance to raise additional funds for Little Cedars Elementary: Ziploc, General Mills, Betty Crocker, Kotex, Pillsbury, Kleenex and SO MANY MORE!

Fred Meyer Community Rewards
Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Chair:
When:
All Year

Link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Little Cedars. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping Little Cedars earn a donation!

Other

Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)
When:
All Year

Membership Signup Page

Yearbook
Yearbook

Chair:
When:
Year Round

This committee produces an annual Little Cedars' yearbook available for purchase by students and staff, and delivered in June. The chairs and committee work to plan and design the yearbook. The yearbook features every class, specialist, and school group. It also highlights other activities that occur during the school year. Several volunteers who are comfortable with a camera are needed to photograph various school-wide and grade-level activities throughout the year.