Samantha Smith Elementary PTSA was awarded LWPTSA Council’s You Rock Award at the October 2020 general member meeting. They earned the award for promoting community spirit and engagement. Here is a summary of their events and activities:
- Designed custom 1st day of school signs for each grade level to print, color, and post on Facebook.
- Created a “Corona Rock Garden” in front of the redressed board where the community can decorate rocks and spread joy!
- Parents chalked the school to show appreciation for teachers.
- Created a “Dolphin Strong” logo. The kids were given jelly bracelets and the teachers will receive shirts with the logo.
- Posted teacher signs to welcome staff back to school in the fall.
- Held virtual spirit weeks and posted pictures on Facebook.
- Purchased a new mascot costume, held a naming contest, and will include him in ongoing activities.
- Sent a message of thanks to Smith staff and received a response in return.