Programs Funded by PTA:

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Your Donations at Work

  • Art Enrichment

    a.“Meet the Masters”- a grade level specific, standards-based art curriculum meethemasters.com

    b.“PTA Reflections” art program- https://www.pta.org/home/programs/reflections

    c.Art Night- Cubberley’s all-school art show and interactive experience

    Beautification- plant and maintain flower beds, campus clean-up events, etc.

    Cubs Have Character- introduction and reinforcement of eight “pillars of character”: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Digital Citizenship, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship, and Scholarly Traits

    Cub of the Month- implementation of the Character Counts traits into the classroom setting, with a monthly award to a student in each class who exemplifies that month’s highlighted trait

    Emergency Preparedness- stock and maintain emergency supplies container on campus

    Garden Program- teaches all of our K-5 students how to plant, tend, and harvest their own vegetables and herbs, as well as the benefits of healthy eating. Every student receives a monthly lesson (kindergarten begins in the second semester) and a healthy snack made from the vegetables and herbs they have helped to grow

    Hall of Fame- a parent committee works with Cubberley staff to select the two (one boy and one girl) 8th grade students that stand out as leaders in academics, extra-curricular activities, citizenship, and community service

    Honor Roll Celebration- luncheon and award presentation for middle school honor roll students

    Jeopardy! Tournament- middle school students have the opportunity to participate in a curriculum-based Jeopardy! tournament, complete with digital scoreboards, buzzers, podiums and the classic theme song. The school winner moves on to compete against other local middle schools

    Library Enhancement

    Literature Club (Middle School) and Reading Rewards (Elementary)- reward students for daily reading (shown to improve test scores and overall well-being)

    Middle School Newspaper

    Music- assistance with the purchase of sheet music and other supplies, as well as volunteer help at concerts and events

    Office Copier Lease, Copy Room Services, Hospitality- financial assistance to the school for the lease of a copy machine specific to the office staff, volunteers to make copies for teachers, staff appreciation luncheons, 6th grade orientation, etc.

    Red Ribbon Week- implementation of the week-long national “Say No to Drugs” campaign

    Scholarships- PTA awards two $500 college scholarships to former Cubs

    School Spirit- purchase of banners, signs, and fence designs to promote school spirit

    Student Enrichment Activities- various other activities, assemblies, and programs to enrich and enhance the student experience at Cubberley

    Teacher of the Year- PTA asks students to nominate a deserving teacher and write an essay explaining the nomination. A winning teacher is selected and recognized

Your generous donations fund these valuable enrichment programs that help our students shine. Thank you!