What We Do

Tell Me More About PTA Sponsored Events at Morris Grove

Kindergarten Orientation / Meet the Teacher Night Support – The PTA provides ice pops and other treats for events such as these. We also provide staffing support to teachers and staff. 

Geckopalooza Fall Fundraiser and Celebration - A fun family event that brings our Gecko community together! We have a DJ, Food Trucks, and games. This event is a great opportunity to spend time with old Gecko friends and to meet new ones! 

Book Fair – the PTA coordinates and runs a book fair, allowing families to purchase books for their home libraries while also raising funds to provide MGE with new library books and other resources.

School Pictures and Yearbooks – Fall and Spring school pictures will be taken. In the Spring, class pictures will be taken as well. And, a school yearbook is published annually.

Geckowear (School Spirit wear) – Show your school pride and purchase Morris Grove logo items. 

Read-a-thon –A school-wide two week literacy awareness campaign. All students are provided with a reading log to record their minutes read. All funds raised through the read-a-thon go into the general PTA fund. 

Cultural Arts Performances – (throughout the school year), the PTA contracts with the ArtsCenter to have in-school performances for the students. 

School Spirit & Fundraiser Events – (throughout the school year), the PTA will sponsor several events either on our own or through the help of a local business to bring our Gecko community together outside of normal school hours. This may include a restaurant “Spirit Night” or Game Night at MGE. More details to come. 

After-School Enrichment - Extracurricular activities offered to students for a small fee. The PTA coordinates Chess Club and Girls on the Run. 

Teacher Luncheons – Hosted by the PTA for special events during the year as a way of saying “thank you” to the teachers. Donations from the Morris Grove community have made these treats a highlight for our teachers and staff. 

Teacher Appreciation Week – (Late Spring), The PTA organizes a “pep rally” week for our teachers as a way of say “thank you.” Previous celebrations have included: writing thank you notes, wearing geckowear, and participating in a “teacher parade” to greet them upon their morning arrival. 

Spring Fling – This is one of our largest PTA events and one that is highly anticipated for students, parents, and teachers. Spring Fling is an evening event that includes food, games and lots of gecko fun.

“Easy Fundraisers” – In addition to the fundraisers noted above, Morris Grove PTA participates in the Harris Teeter VIC card Fundraiser program.