Category Archives: Meetings

Information about PTA meeting times, dates and locations, as well as PTA sponsored events (e.g. playdates, movie nights, kindergarten orientation, etc.).

Win a $25 gift card to your choice of i-Tunes or Starbucks!

Attend our PTA Meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 7:00 PM and you will be entered to win! Free childcare is always provided and everyone is welcome. Come hear an update from our principal, Ms. Boyd, including changes for next year. The Hunger Intervention Program will also provide a brief presentation on their involvement in the John Roger community. Please join us! Any questions, contact Andrea Bergan at

Feb 19th General PTA Meeting Guest Speaker

Stefanie Thomas, Victim Advocate/Community Outreach Coordinator from the Seattle Police Department – Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, will be our guest speaker at our February General PTA Meeting on February 19th at 7:00 PM. This presentation is for parents of kids of ALL ages and is also useful if you use social media such as Facebook. Don’t miss this very important presentation and discussion! Free childcare provided.

January 2013 Events

Auction 101 Meeting – Mon. January 14th at 3:00 PM in the cafeteria.
What is the auction? How can I help? What can I help procure? Room parents are encouraged to attend!

Kindergarten tours – Wed. January 23 and Tue. February 19 at 9:15 AM.
Prospective John Rogers parents are invited to a guided tour of our school. Meet the Principal, the PTA and current parents. Contact the Kindergarten Tour Coordinator, Kristina Bartelson, at with any questions.

Math and Science Night – Wed. February 13 at 6:30 PM.
Please join us for this fun event including special guests. Play math games, witness science experiments and enter a raffle to win a “furry” prize! This event is open to our families and our neighbors. Our kindergarten classrooms will be hosting an Open House for those looking at John Rogers for next year! Any questions, contact Kim McCormick at

Eckstein Middle School Incoming Parent Informational Night – Mon. Feb. 21 at 7:00 PM.
Check out the Eckstein website for more information.

Lobby for PTA Priorities in Olympia

Advocate for our kids on PTA  Focus Day, January 24th, and share parent priorities with our legislators. Join WA State PTAs annual rally on the steps of the Capitol! With a new governor, new legislators, new jobs for key incumbent legislators, and the McCleary school funding decision influencing budget considerations, we must ask Olympia to make the hard choices! Meet your legislators, learn more about the legislative process, and rally for schools!

When:  Thursday, January 24, 10:30am -2:00pm
Where: State Capital Building, Olympia

  • 11am Pre-rally meeting
  • Noon rally in the rotunda
  • Programming and meeting with legislators 12:30-2:00pm

Cost:  FREE

Registration and directions