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MPE PTA brings you many events during the year - subscribe to our Panther Press for weekly updates and important deadlines.
Boosterthon - September 13th to 21st
Our major fall fundraiser is done in collaboration with Boosterthon. This year, the Boosterthon kick-off will take place on Tuesday, September 13th, 2022. Your students get pledges from family and friends and earn prizes according to the level of money they raise. The 35-lap fun run will happen on Wednesday, September 21st - all students regardless of pledging will participate; families are invited to come watch. Click here for more details.
Walk/bike to school day - October 5th
On International Walk/Bike-to-School Day in early October, one of the PTA health and wellness initiatives includes a day where all students can walk to school together starting from a couple of different locations in the neighborhood.
fall outdoor movie night - OCTOBER 7th
Come and join us for a free outdoor movie night behind MPE. Bring folding chairs and a blanket. We will have food trucks and a concession stand with popcorn and movie snacks as well as fun activities for the kids before dusk. This year, we are partnering with the YMCA to bring you Fall Movie Night on Friday, October 7th, 2022.
Scholastic book fair - week of Oct. 17th
Our Scholastic Book Fair will take place the week of October 17th, 2022. During the fair, students are able to purchase books and stationery items in the media center. Outside of school hours, we will also have a Spirit Night evening with food trucks and a Saturday morning Doughnuts With Grown-Ups event.
Learn more about our book fair and all of the week's events.
operation gratitude and candy drive
Staff/teacher holiday cookie exchange
Before we leave for our winter break, the teachers and staff at MPE get to enjoy homemade and store-bought cookies from our MPE families. Date TBD.
Staff/teacher appreciation week
From crockpot soups to teacher survival kits, show your appreciation to our MPE staff and teachers. Date TBD.
mills park maniacs marathon
The Mills Park Maniacs run 26.2 miles every spring, encouraging each other to get moving and get healthy! Families run 25 miles over a few weeks on their own. The final 1.2 miles are run on the Mills Park Campus.
Many hours of volunteer work are put into each of these events. If you would like to participate and lend a hand to any of our committees, click here for more information on volunteering at MPE.
Although both the 1st-5th grade and the Kindergarten Meet-the-Teacher events are organized by MPE staff, come out to the PTA table to meet members of the board, get all the important info you need to start your year off. This year, stay tuned for our Back-to-School PTA Scavenger Hunt. Complete tasks to win prizes.
Join us once a month at a partnering eatery. A portion of proceeds goes back to MPE PTA. Click here for updates on upcoming Spirit Nights.
general PTA membership meetingS
Join us for our first of three General Membership Meetings of the year before the K-2nd Open House. Meet fellow members and vote to ratify the budget. Not a member? Come in and see if you want to join.
Our second General Membership Meeting will be in January and provide an update on the funds we've raised and upcoming events for the second half of the year.
We have our board elections at our third General Membership Meeting in May.
room parent meeting