Originally delivered on 1/21/2021 4:00 pm

SUBJECT: PTA News 1/21: Sign up for Bingo!


January 21, 2021

In This Issue:

  • Bingo Night is Jan 26th
  • Yearbook Update: Masks and Purchase Link
  • CCPTA Seeking Volunteers for Legislative Advocacy

Bingo Night: Tues, January 26

Join us for our first Bingo Night of 2021! These have been a lot of fun, and a great way for our Explorers to connect outside of school hours — we hope you will join us! Sign up in advance here.


SUBMIT PHOTOS OF YOUR FAVORITE MASK! We are looking for photo submissions of your Explorer wearing their favorite mask! Be creative- show off your style, strike a pose. You can use the link here or send it to yearbookphotos@discoverypta.org. Be sure to include your student’s name and grade when you upload!  

Purchase your copy of the Discovery Yearbook NOW! Don’t miss out on ordering your yearbook, created by ALL of YOU!  Thank you for all your help in making this historic yearbook possible. Order your copy here! Yearbooks are $15.

Steps for ordering your yearbook:

  • Use the link provided above to access the Online Pay Website. Click on the Register button.
  • Fill in the required information and click Submit.  **This step is ONLY registering your info...NOT ordering**
  • You will be taken to your Account Page. To view the product, click on the Memory Book by Jostens logo at the top of the screen.
  • Choose the Standard Yearbook. Once you have selected the yearbook, you will need to enter your student’s name and choose the class they are in. You will need to enter this information for each student you are ordering yearbooks for. 
  • Select quantity. Continue to checkout. Follow prompts to check out. 

**NOTE: you will receive an email confirming your purchase from Memory Book by Jostens. This is your receipt** 

Please email questions to jennifer.taylor2@apsva.us or heather.klanderman@apsva.us 


CCPTA Seeking Volunteers for Legislative Advocacy

The CCPTA is looking for volunteers to help lobby at the state level. They are hoping to have at least two local PTA representatives who will virtually meet with EACH member of the VA General Assembly covering Arlington County to discuss two 2021 Session priorities supported by the VA PTA (see below), during the timeframe of Jan 18 - Feb 5. The time commitment to speak is about 15 minutes during the work day. The purpose is to persuade state lawmakers to allocate additional resources to schools in an equitable manner. Register under Constituent Connections here. More detail about these priorities can be found here.

To submit community news for publication in the Discovery PTA newsletter, please email a short blurb to newsletter@discoverypta.org.





We are currently offering sponsorship opportunities on the PTA website.  Becoming a sponsor allows you to advertise your business at an event, on our website, or in our newsletter while supporting our PTA. If you know anyone that is looking to do a little more marketing of their business or may be interested in becoming a sponsor, please let us know at fundraising@discoverypta.org


Grocery Cards-one of our biggest fundraisers! 

Harris Teeter
Link your Harris Teeter VIC Card to Discovery.  Visit harristeeter.com/together-in-education to sign up.  Please note that you need to link your account annually, and credit is given for purchases of Harris Teeter branded merchandise from August through May of each school year.

Please register your Giant cards to benefit Discovery. Go to Giant's website, click on Savings & Rewards, then "A+ School Rewards." Discovery is school #40035.

Amazon Smile

Link your Amazon account to Amazon Smile, and Discovery will receive 0.5% cash back on all eligible purchases.  NOW AVAILABLE ON THE AMAZON APP!

To access on App:
Click on Menu (3 horizontal lines), scroll down to Settings, choose AmazonSmile, and search for Discovery Elementary School PTA.

Box Tops

Box Tops has gone completely mobile!

The app allows you to photograph your receipt and immediately receive credit for Box Top labelled merchandise. If you have tangible Box Tops please contact 
fundraising@discoverypta.org to arrange a pick up.



Discovery Elementary PTA
5241 N. 36th St.
Arlington, VA 22207