Hello Tulita Community! 

This month the Tulita PTA will provide our students and community with Family Art Night, Western Night, a Growth Mindset assembly, Red Ribbon Week, coffee at our PTA meeting and Halloween Parade, and the Reflections Art Contest. All of these activities are volunteer run and able to take place due to the generous financial donations our community supports us with, be it direct donations, membership fees and/or corporate matching. In aligning with the "Heroes Around Me" Reflections theme, I find our PTA filled with heroes. If you are reading this, it means you are part of making Tulita better for everyone. Thank you for being a hero to not only a child, but to our parenting community! :) 

Ali Daly
President, Tulita PTA
Thurs, 10/4  - B.O.B Parent Info Session
Fri, 10/5 - PTA Meeting & Town Hall
 Sat-Sun, 10/6-10/7 - Family Portraits (Treasured Moments)
Wed, 10/10  - Family Art Night, 4:30 & 6:30
Sat, 10/20 - Western Night, 4-8pm
Mon-Fri, 10/22-10/26 - Red Ribbon Week
Sun, 10/28 - Sketchers Walk
Mon, 10/29 - PTA Reflections Due
Tues, 10/30 - Halloween Parade
Fri, 11/2  - PTA Meeting & Town Hall

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We currently have 293 PTA members!

Join now to get your child a pizza party for his/her classroom!

Join online HERE or on our Tulita app.

Thank you for your continued commitment and support to Tulita PTA!

For more information, please contact Jocelyn Backes at tulitapta.member@gmail.com
Battle of the Books
To register your child for Battle of the Books, please click  HERE .

2018-19 BOOK LISTS  

Family Portraits Fundraiser
Click HERE to book your session with Treasured Moments Photography now!
Western Night
Save the date for Tulita's 26th Annual Western Night!
We are in need of volunteers for our Western Night event!

Please click the links below to help out!

We are still currently looking for local businesses to help sponsor our event. Sponsorship benefits include an indivdual banner for your business at the event. 

Please click HERE for Western Night sponsorship details.

For more information email Rebecca Zino at  tulitapta.fund@gmail.com
Do you have a winning chili recipe? Come on down with your chili and join our friendly Western Night cook-off!

Please click HERE to sign up.

Participants need to be available to serve their chili to the judges, the night of the event, from 4pm to 6pm.

For more information, contact Kate McClain at kandgm@aol.com .
The Western Night Silent Auction Committee needs your help!

Did you know that 100% of our auction items are donated each year by Tulita families and local community businesses? And that the proceeds from the auction fund some of our kids favorite and most rewarding things - science, art, field trips and more.

We can’t do it without you! If you have something you can donate (a getaway, event tickets, electronics, family fun activities, etc.) or a great contact at a business that is willing to help, please contact Allyn Leoff ( allynleoff@gmail.com ) or Amy Small ( asmall627@gmail.com ). 

Thanks for helping us make this year’s Silent Auction a huge success for our kids and our school!
Reflections Contest
Your child still has time to submit their artwork! Reflections entries are due by  October 29 th .

Find the official guidelines and entry form  here

For more information, contact Heather McSherry at tulitapta.program@gmail.com
Purchase Your Yearbook Online!
Spirit Wear
Spirit Wear will be sold on the following dates/times:

October 2 - before school
October 4 - after school (and also at 11:20am)
October 11 - after school
October 16 - before school
October 25 - after school
October 30 - before school

For more information, please contact Shilpa Shah at tulitapta.spirit@gmail.com
Morning Valet
Are you a morning person? Do you enjoy greeting our students? Then YOU might be the right person to help us with morning valet! 

Please email  tulitaptapresident@gmail.com  if you are interested in volunteering at morning valet.

Our morning valet volunteers will help the drop-off process run more smoothly and safely for our students and parents.

Thank you in advance for your interest!
Parent Book Club
On January 30, Katie Hurley, author of  The Happy Kid Handbook  and  No More Mean Girls  will be coming to Tulita to speak with students and parents about emotional and social growth in children and how we can best support them. The PTA will host a Book Club to discuss these books. Click here to take a brief survey about the Book Club meeting times.

Thank you! 
Rebecca Goldstein and Ali Daly 
Caring Connections
Hello Families!

"Ways To Be Helpful" is the topic for October's caring connections. Brainstorm ways children can be helpful at home. Emphasize the importance of age-appropriate tasks. Tasks that are too difficult will feel threatening to children and increase the likelihood of resistance or meltdowns, which is the opposite of what we want. We want to provide children with the opportunity to have the feel-good experience of being successful at a task and contributing to the family's well-being.

Remember, children's brains encode information in pictures. Take photos of these helpful tasks around your home. Post your "Ways To Be Helpful" in a common space where children will see it often, and refer to it whenever the opportunity presents itself. 

Diana Nelson 
Vice President, Tulita PTA
Tulita Elementary PTA

- President

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