Thursday, October 31, 2019

Your Favorite Photos of Carnival?

What a fun carnival! Thanks everyone for coming and supporting the teachers and grades! Of course the carnival could not have happened without our hard working parent volunteers too. We are so grateful.

If you took any great photos, please share them with the yearbook committee using this link to upload photos.

Monday, October 28, 2019

Who are our current top Jog-A-Thon fundraisers?

Here are our current top 10 Jog-A-Thon fundraisers (actually 11 due to a tie). If you want to win that Nintendo Switch, step it up!

1. Ian D, 2nd grade
2. James D, TK
3. Alisa S, 2nd grade
3. Noelle L, 2nd grade
5. Jayden H, 7th grade
6. Jessica F, 1st grade
7. Madison A, 3rd grade
8. Ethan A, TK
9. Matthew K, 1st grade
10. Karina M, K
10. Wesley V, K

Last day to pre-order Carnival tickets!

LAST DAY to pre-order your Fall Carnival tickets at $20 for 22 tickets! All food and game booths will be accepting tickets and NO CASH. Sneak peek of some new games and food for sale:

Video game truck - 4 tickets
Bubbleball obstacle course - 3 tickets
Archery banner - 2 tickets
Used books - 2 tickets and under
Spam musubi - 3 tickets
Boba - 5 tickets

Saturday, October 26, 2019

You Can Win Free In-N-Out

Great job Huskies!  Keep it up.  💪🏻 Every week we will automatically enter everyone who has collected money into a raffle for an In-N-Out meal card.  There will be 2 winners.  

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Free Spins & Carnival Tickets!

Friday is the LAST day to submit your Jog-A-Thon permission slips and publish your personal page for free spins on the wheel at the Fall Carnival.

(If you need a little help, a guide to publishing the pledge page is here.)

Also, collect $50 or more and you might win a Pokemon power bank, but will DEFINITELY get 10 free carnival tickets.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Walmart Giving

We are excited to announce that Marguerita PTA received a $1K grant from Walmart Giving! In conjunction with the Jog-A-Thon, we can't wait to use it to bring more creative and fun educational programs and assemblies to Marguerita." #bettertogether #walmartgiving #walmart #gohuskies #jogathon2019🏃‍♀️ #communitypartners

Jog-a-thon Tshirt Order Due FRIDAY, Oct 25th

REMINDER: Order your approved spirit wear Jog-a-thon shirt by the last day, this Friday, October 25th.  You can turn in your form and exact cash to your child's teacher.  You also have the option of ordering and paying online at  #gohuskies #jogathon2019🏃 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Book Donations

Our Used Book Drive is still around!  Please place books inside the blue bin located right outside the front office in the hallway.

Monday, October 21, 2019

Fall Carnival Tickets Pre-Sale Starts Today

Pre-sale of Fall Carnival tickets start today. Order them now for 10% more value, and skip the lines. Tickets can be used at food and game booths, and will be distributed to students before the carnival.

Volunteers Needed!

Many hands make light work. Events are coming up in which we really need volunteers. Partner with us and the school in creating a fun, inspiring, and safe school environment for all our kids.

Rockstar Store 10/25/19 - Sign Up
Help manage the students as they shop with their hard earned Rockstar tickets.

Fall Carnival 10/30/19 - Sign Up
Costumes and games -- volunteer and have a good time! Correction: clearance is required to volunteer.

Jog-A-Thon 11/8/19 - Sign Up
The entire school is expected to participate, so come volunteer and cheer your kids on as they run to raise money.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Jog-A-Thon Prize Sheet

Have you seen the Jog-A-Thon prize sheet yet?  There are lots of great prizes to be won like a Nintendo Switch, Amazon Fire tablet, Discovery Cube tickets, and more!  You can find everything you need to know HERE. Take a look!

Did You Know?

Many companies will match contributions to nonprofits made by their employees. This can double the money you donate to the Jog-A-Thon. If you request it in time, corporate match donations will be counted toward the student's total donations eligible for the Grand Prize.

Head over to and see if your employer will match your donation.

Thursday, October 17, 2019

We Have a Winner!

Congratulations to Mrs. Tovar and her 3rd grade class for being the 1st class to achieve 100% participation for the upcoming Jog-a-thon!  We surprised them today with their prize. Thanks Chick-fil-A Monterey Park for your generous donation!  If you haven't already, head over to to create an account and start fundraising.

Thank you to our GOLD Level Sponsor

Our Marguerita Parent Teacher Association would like to thank Tony Ma Real Estate - Compass for his GENEROUS gold level sponsorship of Marguerita Elementary students and for getting us one step closer to reaching our goal of $45k.  If you see him around town, please make sure to tell him THANK YOU! 

#communitysupport #jogathon2019🏃‍♀️

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Souplantation Tonight 4-8pm

We look forward to seeing you tonight!  Show them our paper flyer or on your phone at checkout. Bring your questions, comments, and concerns. Look for our Board Members wearing their PTA shirts.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Donate Your New or Used Books

Our Used Book Drive is here!  Please place books inside the blue bin located right outside the front office in the hallway.

Sunday, October 13, 2019

This week at Marguerita...

1.  Cook's Night Out this Wednesday, 10/16 at Souplantation from 4-8pm. 

2.  Box Tops are due on Friday, 10/18 to your child's homeroom teacher. 

For more details on both events, please scroll a couple posts back or visit our Instagram and Facebook pages.

Friday, October 11, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

Here's a recap of some prizes coming your way. Continue to follow us and check back often for updates. 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Jog-a-thon 2019!

Marguerita, are YOU ready?  It's time for this year's Jog-a-thon!  Our goal this year is 💲4️⃣5️⃣,0️⃣0️⃣0️⃣. We have AMAZING prizes and awards in store.  Set up your account and start fundraising today (paper pledges also accepted)! Be sure to bookmark and our PTA website for updates. 

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

October Cook’s Night Out at Souplantation

Join us for our October Cook's Night Out at Souplantation in Alhambra.  Enjoy dinner, fundraise for Marguerita and catch up with Marguerita PTA board members who will be in their blue Marguerita PTA shirts.  Show the attached flyer upon paying and 20% of your bill will be donated back to PTA. 

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Many Thanks

Our Book Fair Captain would like to thank the volunteers and attendees for contributing to this year's successful book fair. Approximately $2,100 will be donated back to the students in many different ways. We look forward to having our Spring Book Fair between March 16-20, 2020. 🥳📚📖

Sunday, October 6, 2019

AmazonSmile for Android Users

If you are an AmazonSmile customer, you can now support Marguerita Elementary-PTA Inc in the Amazon shopping app on your Android device! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

If you have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, open the App on your Android device.  View Settings and select AmazonSmile.  Follow the in-App instructions to complete the process.

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping App, please update your App.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Box Tops Due 10/18

Have you downloaded the Box Tops app yet? More details here.

We're counting Box Tops Oct. 18. Turn in clippings to teachers now! Don't turn down free money for the school and teachers on items you buy anyway!

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

PTA Meeting Tomorrow

Reminder:  PTA meeting is tomorrow at the school library.