Monday, March 4, 2019

Spring Fling Free Family Dance & Silent Auction

Hello PGS PTA Supporters!

We're getting so excited for our upcoming annual silent auction, and even more excited to be bringing back the family dance portion! 

The big event is on Saturday, March 16th from 5:30 pm-8 pm at Peter G. Schmidt Elementary.

We have some fantastic items up for auction this year, including:

-Tickets to Woodland Park Zoo
-Tickets to Wild Waves
-Tickets to Wolf Haven
-Tickets to the Tacoma Rainiers
-Tickets to the Mariners
-Family Passes for Hands On Children's Museum
-Budd Bay Cafe Gift Certificate
-Miss Moffett's Mystical Cupcakes Gift Certificate
-Meconi's Gift Card
-TWO American Girl Dolls

As always, we'll have some amazing baskets put together by the teachers and staff of PGS and great items donated by the vendors who participated in our annual holiday bazaar.  We'll also have grade level art projects up for auction, too, that you won't want to miss! 

We'll also have some fun school experiences up for raffle, including the chance to be Principal for a Day!  Raffle tickets will be $1 each.

The theme for our family dance is Spring Fling, and it's sure to be a fun night for the kids and adults alike!

We'll be selling pizza for $1 per slice, while supplies last, and will have other snacks and drinks available to purchase at concessions throughout the night.

As with all of our PTA events, this event is FREE to attend.  We hope to see all of you there!

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

School Year Update & Spring Silent Auction

Hello PGS PTA Friends & Supporters!

It's been a busy year for us so far!  In the month of October we ran both our annual fall fundraiser and our first Box Tops for Education collection drive.  In November we handed out our annual free spirit wear shirts to all students and staff (one of our favorite things we do each year!), ran the school book fair for the first time (and loved it!), and held our biggest Holiday Bazaar to date!  We filled the gym, cafeteria, and entry way with a lot of great vendors who are already excited to come to our holiday bazaar in 2019.  We also held our first free family movie night in December.  So far the 2018-19 school year has been a great one for our organization, and we are getting a lot of great feedback!

Our next big event is our Spring Silent Auction, which will be held on Saturday, March 16th.  This year we'll be holding a free family dance to go along with it.  PGS families can bring their kiddos so they can dance (aka run around with their friends)while the adults can bid on the great stuff we'll have up for auction.  It should be a fun time for all, and will help us raise money to continue our mission to support the school in a variety of ways.

Interested in donating an item or service to our silent auction?  It's not only a great way to promote your business, but is also tax-deductible!  Send us an email at and let us know how you would like to help! 

As always, thanks for being a part of our community, we can't do the things we do for the students and staff of Peter G. without your support!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

October Box Tops Drive

Our first Box Tops Collection Drive for the 2018-19 school year is starting!

We'll be collecting Box Tops for Education between now and October 26th. Collection pages will be sent home in yellow envelopes on Sept. 27th. Please make sure to check your cabinets and pantries and send in any unexpired Box Tops by October 26th.

And remember to ask family and friends who don't have kiddos in school if they are willing to give you their Box Tops.  Those Box Tops may be small but they add up quickly!

Of course, we love to reward our students for remembering to bring Box Tops in, so for this collection drive the top three classes will each win a popcorn party from the PTA!  Who doesn't love some freshly popped popcorn?  

And remember, only unexpired Box Tops will count towards the total, so please check the expiration dates before sending them in.


Wednesday, August 22, 2018

2018-20 National PTA School of Excellence

The PGS PTA Board is proud to announce that we were selected as a 2018-20 National PTA School of Excellence!  National PTA Schools of Excellence is a recognition program that supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.  We were one of 12 PTAs in our state to receive this recognition and the only one in our PTA region to earn it.

A huge thanks is owed to our 2017-18 PTA President/2018-19 VP Ashley Sutherland for all her hard work to help us earn this recognition.

Want to be part of our team and help us continue to do amazing things for our school?  Click the "Buy Now" button under the "Join the PTA" heading on the left side of your screen!  

Friday, January 5, 2018

Parent Coaching Night

When:  January 9th 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Where:  PGS Music Room

Featuring Emily McMason. Emily is a parent coach & sleep consultant as well as a Parent Educator at SPSCC. She has a Master’s degree in Education from Harvard, a graduate certificate in Parent Coaching from the PCI at Seattle Pacific University, and completed a postgraduate program dedicated to childhood sleep. Emily’s private practice is in Olympia, and she works with parents all over the globe. For more information, connect with Emily at or (360)951-0563.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Operation Warm

Tumwater Firefighters IAFF Local 2409 have gifted PGS students K-3 with warm coats for this winter season!  Thank you so much for your generosity and community spirit!

If you would like to donate to Operation Warm please go to:

Thursday, November 16, 2017