The PTA provides funding that benefits Groveland students in several areas, including the following: enrichment for the classroom, school-wide programming and improvements, and fine arts and cultural opportunities.
Groveland Fall Festival (September 27th, 2019)
Join us for the first ever Groveland Fall Festival!! This will be a fun kick-off to the school year and a great time to meet other Groveland families. The evening of family fun includes: bounce houses, games, a kids DJ, pizza and an ice cream truck, face painting, and a book fair! This event is not to be missed! Come out and join your fellow Groveland families as we welcome a new school year.
Scholastic Book Fair (September 26-27, 2019)
The fall book fair runs for two school days and the night of the Dad’s Dinner. This is a good opportunity to pick up some great books, socialize with other parents, and support the school at the same time. The students are given time during the day to preview the sale.Students may bring money to school to shop, make a wish list, or just browse.
Fall Fundraiser Read-a-thon (October 2019)
A PTA-sponsored fundraiser running the entire month of October. Students are challenged to read books to raise money for PTA-sponsored events and programs.
The Groveland Gala (March 7, 2020)
Come and join other Groveland parents for a fun night out to benefit Groveland elementary. Delicious food, tasty cocktails, great entertainment, fun games, and many wonderful auction items make this an evening for parents to remember. Don’t miss it!
Used Book Sale (May 7-8, 2020)
Do you have books you are finished reading? You can donate them to the school to be resold at the annual Used Book Sale. Watch for great deals and a great way to recycle your old books.
The Minnetonka community shows its pride by wearing Tonka Pride apparel on various Fridays during the year at school. Blue and White are the school colors. Tonka Pride apparel is sold as a district-wide fundraiser with a percentage of profits coming back to Groveland’s PTA. There are multiple opportunities each year to purchase items.Watch your email for details!
Additional Ways to Contribute
There are many programs set up by corporations for schools to raise money for their students. In past years, Groveland has received significant and helpful dollars from these three methods of fundraising. Please take the time to do these simple tasks that benefit your school in a great way!
Many companies match cash donations or volunteer hours through programs such as Benevity. If your company offers this, be sure to match all your dollars and hours. This can make a huge difference!
Box Tops for Education
On General Mills products there are labels on the box marked “Box Tops for Education.” Anyone can cut these out, collect them, and turn them in at school. A volunteer coordinator compiles them and submits them to General Mills for a donation.
The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5% of every eligible purchase to Groveland. Simply select PTA Minnesota Congress 15981984 Groveland Elementary PTA as your charity while utilizing the www.smile.amazon.com website.