Curriculum Night is Tonight! 9/29/16

All parents and caregivers along with their Sand Point Elementary students are invited.  Please meet in the cafeteria at 5:30 pm tonight!

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Are You Getting Weekly Sand Point News and Updates?

If you haven’t already, please sign up for our weekly newsletter by entering your email address in the right hand box that says ‘Subscribe to our Mailing List’.  Keep in touch with what’s happening at Sand Point Elementary!

Here are the two most recent newsletters:

Sand Point News and Updates 9/22/16

Sand Point News and Updates 9/15/16


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First Day of School Presentation by Principal Roberts

If you missed the first day of school coffee with Principal Roberts, you can see her power point presentation here!

First Day Family Coffee Presentation

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Many Hands Make Light Work

Please consider filling our open PTA board positions this 2016/2017 School Year. These volunteer positions are an important part of running our PTA. Bonus: Hanging out with our awesome PTA board!

If you’d like to volunteer for these positions and/or have questions, please contact

Open Positions:


Assists Treasurer with banking deposits and any financial matters, assists in the development of annual budget, and participates in the annual financial review. Ideally becomes Treasurer

Garden Chair/Co-Chair

Oversee general maintenance of the garden, coordinate with garden program teacher on garden recess, assist with classes, planting, watering, and harvesting.

English Language Learner (ELL) Chair

Facilitate introductions for new English Language Learner (ELL) families throughout the school year, maintain ELL Bulletin board, work with Michelle Merklin & ELL team to address volunteer needs, oversee Host Family Initiative- which pairs native English speakers with non-native English Speakers.

Event Chair

Assist in the planning and execution of non-fundraising activities as needed. Solicit specific event chairs and outline volunteer needs for the specific event.  Attend event-planning meetings, and assist relevant event chairs with necessary action items: reservation of event space, create volunteer sign up, custodian requests, organize supplies/material purchases, etc. Ensure compliance with PTA insurance and loss prevention guide (i.e., parent approval & student waiver forms). Work with President to create academic year event calendar, and updates to it during the year.  Liaison with teachers and staff to support all school led events, ensure consistent clear communication to school community working in conjunction with communications chair(s).

Health & Safety Chair (*new)

Time Commitment: about 10-20 hours a year; busiest at start of year to set up program  Ensure that each classroom has updated disaster supplies.  Research and schedule Walking School Bus. Coordinate with Principal.


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