Monday, August 31, 2020

Save the Date - September 16th!

We are bringing back Cook's Night Out this year. This is a fundraiser for our school to support Marguerita PTA. Save the date to "dine with us" at CHIPOTLE (Alhambra) on September 16th! More details to follow.

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Did you miss the Volunteer Orientation?

The Volunteer Orientation recording is now available. Find out the levels of clearance required of different volunteering positions, the new process for getting cleared this year, and what's different for returning volunteers.

Click here for the recording: Volunteer Orientation 2020 Video

The forms can be found on the school's website.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Virtual Volunteer Orientation

You are cordially invited to Marguerita's Virtual Volunteer Orientation on 8/27/2020 (Thursday) from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30a.m. You will receive information about the volunteer application process.

Meeting link was emailed on 8/21 from the school.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Box Tops for Education

1. BUY Box Top Products

Look for the Box Top logo on the packaging.  Hundreds of household and grocery items are eligible to earn Box Tops! 

2. SCAN / EMAIL Your Receipt

Download the Box Tops for Education App for your Apple or Android device. Input some basic information, select Marguerita Elementary as your recipient, and then use the app to submit a photo of your entire receipt within 14 days.

3. EARN CASH for your school

It's that easy! Every time you repeat steps 1 and 2, you help Marguerita provide valuable programs and opportunities for its students!

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Sign up for PTA Membership for $10!

Please sign up for the Marguerita PTA Membership for $10 per person! Membership is for an entire year.  There is no commitment to volunteer or attend meetings (even if we would love you to!).  We need membership fees to pay for the California PTA dues, insurance, etc.  The PTA exists to enrich the students' education.  Will you please sign up for membership for $10?  We take credit card payments online.  THANK YOU!

Friday, August 21, 2020


Support our schools and complete the 2020 Census!

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Marguerita PTA Receives a $5,000 Grant

A HUGE thanks to our Grants Committee!  Marguerita PTA received the National PTA COVID-19 Community Relief grant, Sponsored by TikTok, NortonLifeLock and Huntington Ingalls Industries for $5,000!  This money will be used for online enrichment opportunities such as art, music, and sports.

We sent out a survey asking what you'd like to see PTA do and 60% of you want to see additional learning activities or opportunities for student enrichment outside of standard class curriculum.  Share your ideas with us by leaving a comment or emailing us at

Congrats Huskies!

Monday, August 17, 2020

Distance Learning Q&A, Greetings and a Raffle at Wednesday's Virtual Meeting

Please join us for a virtual PTA meeting this Wednesday at 7 p.m.
  • Distance Learning Q&A - Get tips and feedback on technology, organization, time management, socialization and other related topics.
  • PTA Board Introductions - Come say hi, and know that we'll be here all school year as a partner to help your child succeed and thrive.
  • Enrichment Class Raffle - all attendees will be entered to win a $75 gift certificate for Parker-Anderson enrichment classes.
Everybody is welcome. RSVPs are requested:

Thursday, August 13, 2020

PTA Association Meeting

Come to PTA's Association Meeting to approve this year's budget. We will also have a Meet & Greet afterwards to introduce you to the Board and answer ANY questions you may have, including tech tips and how you can get involved to enrich your child's education.

Meeting date: Wednesday 8/19 @ 7:00 pm

Meeting agenda: 
Master Calendar Approval
Treasurer's Report
Budget Approval
Audit Report Approval
PTA Board Meet & Greet

Please RSVP for the meeting here:

Curbside Meal Distribution

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Kinder Classroom Supplies Kits $25

Kinder parents!

If you would like PTA to put together the classroom supplies kit for your student, please pre-order now. All items included in the kit are selected by Marguerita Kinder teachers. This year, the kits will include resources typically used in the classroom.

Pre-order now, and save time running around to gather all the supplies.

Click HERE to see what the kit includes and to start your order.

Friday, August 7, 2020

BTS with AmazonSmile

Go Back to School shopping with AmazonSmile! Remember to choose Marguerita Elementary-PTA as your charity to donate to. Turn on AmazonSmile in the Amazon app to start generating donations. This feature is available on iOS and Android phones.

Visit and search "Amazon" to view step by step instructions.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Do you need a device?

If your child needs a device for the upcoming school year, please fill out an AUSD device checkout form.

Visit for more info and announcements.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Textbook Returns 📚📖

It's time to return classroom library and book club books this THURSDAY, August 6th.

8-10am: current 6-8th graders
10am-12pm: current 2-5th graders

Please place your child's books in an enclosed bag and label it with your child's full name, student ID number, and teacher's name from 2019-2020 school year. TEXTBOOKS DO NOT NEED TO BE IN A BAG. If you have multiple children in different grades, you may choose one time.

Chromebooks and instruments are NOT to be turned in at this time.

Please observe social distancing guidelines and stay in the car. There will be a walk-up station to assist you if you are not coming by car.