Category Archives: Fundraising

Happy Hour fund raiser

Lake City’s Hellbent Brewing company is having a happy hour fundraiser to benefit our school.

On Wednesday, November 16th, from 5-9pm, $1 of every pint will be donated to Olympic Hills Elementary PTA.

We use these funds primarily to subsidize scholarships for after-school programs for families who otherwise cannot afford after-school enrichment programs.

See you at the brewery!  13035 Lake City Way NE

Support OH with your Fred Meyer card!

If you link your Fred Meyer rewards card to Olympic Hills, the school receives a percentage of your spending each quarter that we can put towards teacher supplies, after school programs, and more great stuff! Follow the SUPER DUPER EASY steps below:

 

  1. Go to www.fredmeyer.com and either Sign In or Register if you do not already have an online Fred Meyer account
  2. Once your account is setup go to Account Summary under Account Settings
  3. Enter your Rewards card number – if you haven’t done so already
  4. Preferred Store
  5. Personal Information
  6. Community Rewards – In the search field type in “Olympic Hills PTA”
  7. Select Olympic Hills PTA – Organization # 84933

Thank you!

Have a Frequently Asked Question? 

https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/community-rewards-frequently-asked-questions

School’s about to start… Welcome to the OHE PTA!

Welcome to the Olympic Hills Elementary (OHE) Parent Teacher Organization (PTA)! Our mission is to work together to support, inform, and connect the diverse community of Olympic Hills Elementary by investing in our children’s education, safety, and well­being through fun and inclusive community activities, after school enrichment programs, and fundraising. We rely entirely on volunteer help from parents, guardians, and community members​, so come join the fun! Our meetings start with a potluck dinner and social time. We also offer FREE childcare during meetings to make family participation as easy as possible.

Membership is encouraged and required in order to vote, but optional and not necessary in order to attend the meetings. We’d love to welcome new families to our organization and you can find a membership form here.  Our volunteer form is here (also in Spanish).  We do a lot more than provide funding for classroom supplies, after school programs, and support for Camp Orkila every other year­ check out our list of events, projects, and past achievements!

PTA EVENTS & PROJECTS

Family Movie Nights
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week:​ first week in May
OHE Spirit T­shirts: ​Orders taken in fall and winter
Memory Books:​ Orders taken in spring
After ­School Enrichment Program: Chess Club and STEM (science, technology, engineering & math)
Science Fair: ​March

FUNDRAISING FOR THE PTA

Pancake Breakfast: (Date TBD)  Located at Lake City Community Center. Approximately $1400  was raised last school year.
Student Walkathon: (Spring) Students collect donations and pledges from family and friends for the number of times they walk around the track. The PTA also hosts a party for the students after all the donations are collected. We raised approximately $4500 last year and had a great time!
Amazon Fundraising​: When you use the link from the fundraising page on our website to buy something from Amazon, a percentage of your purchase goes to the OHE PTA!  http://olympichillspta.org/fundraising
Box Tops: ​Receptacle in front hallway for collecting Fred Meyer Rewards Card: Register your card to benefit Olympic Hills PTA (organization # 84933)

PAST SUCCESSES OF OLYMPIC HILLS PTA

Logo and Motto Contest: ​In Fall 2015 the PTA sponsored the Logo and Motto Contest that decided the final design now featured on our letterhead, t­shirts, and sweatshirts.
Science Fair: ​Members of the PTA researched, initiated, and planned our now annual Science Fair.
After School Enrichment: ​The PTA expanded the after school enrichment program by soliciting grants and other funds.

LOOKING AHEAD

Educate​: ​The PTA plans to invite speakers to help educate our parents on topics of concern. Exact topics to be announced. Inform:  ​Our website, email list, FB page, and newsletters and meetings will have information about events, projects, and issues.
Connect: ​Our focus this coming year will be to connect with the various language groups in our school.
Prepare: ​We hope to help prepare our community for the upcoming transition from one to two schools: For the 2017­-18 school year Olympic Hills returns to the original Olympic Hills site, and Cedar Park opening as a new neighborhood school.

Read our welcome letter in Spanish!

9th Annual Pancake Breakfast, Saturday December 6, 9-11am

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The Lake City Lions Club hosts their 9th Annual Pancake Breakfast for Olympic Hills Elementary on December 6, 2014

When: Saturday, December 6, 2014 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Where: Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave NE, Seattle

Tickets for the breakfast are $6.00 for adults; $4.00 for children, to be purchased at the door.

The Lake City Lions Club are once again sponsoring a Pancake Breakfast to raise funds for Olympic Hills Elementary School. The breakfast takes place at the Lake City Community Center and will include pancakes, turkey sausage, eggs, juice and coffee. Live entertainment provided by the Taiko Drummers and the P4 Singers; a Comic Book Club display, and a book give-away for all children.

Olympic Hills Elementary is a small, neighborhood school with a wonderfully rich and diverse population of students, representing 30 different countries and 18 languages. Their vision for the community is for all its members to embrace and value the worth, dignity, and diversity of all people. Their commitment is to provide a differentiated and rich educational program that promotes self-respect, respect for others, encourages social responsibility, and prepares students to be intrinsically motivated leaders in an interdependent global community.

The Lake City Lions Club has supported a number of local schools over the years and is part of an international service organization founded with a desire to serve their community. The club has many fundraising projects for both adults and children alike and meet the 1st, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month.

 

Bookfair continues on line and at University bookstore Through Sunday

If you missed the bookfair tonight, forgot to get a book on your list, or just want to buy more, you still can benefit Olympic Hills Elementary School’s library by purchasing your books at the University Book Store or online at ubookstore.com through Sunday, October 12. Use Promotion code OHE at the checkout. More details found in this Book Fair Flyer.

Thank you for supporting Olympic Hills Elementary.

Annual Pancake Breakfast

This Saturday, December 7th from 9-11am, the Lions Club is hosting its annual pancake breakfast to raise money for Olympic Hills Elementary. Tickets are available at the door: $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for kids.

The Lions club will also be giving away free books for kids! Children of all ages can choose 2 free books from a wide selection.

During the breakfast, there will be a performance by Mr. Brown’s Taiko Drummers, the ensemble with Mr. Sanders, and a display table with from our Comic Club!