Monday, October 24, 2016

Volunteers needed!

EJE Hearing and Vision Screening 

Wednesday, November 2nd  

7:30am -  10:30am

Our PTA is in need of  4 to 5 volunteers to help in our annual Hearing and Vision Screening for our students. This is a very rewarding and fast paced volunteer opportunity!

If you have a few hours to give and would like to help, please contact Leslie Greindl: or  770-827-3365

Training and refreshments are provided!  

******* IMPORTANT*********

Per Fulton County, in order to volunteer directly with students, you must first complete the online Volunteer Safety Procedure.

Show your support.....VOLUNTEER!  Thank you!

Monday, October 10, 2016

Cool School Contest!

Help your school win a catered lunch
from Paulie's Brooklyn Pizza for teachers and staff!

We love our local schools and teachers and we know you do, too. Macaroni Kid Alpharetta-Roswell-Milton is proud to announce our "Cool School" contest! With the help of our wonderful local sponsor, Paulie's Brooklyn Pizza, this fun contest is a great way to say "THANK YOU!" for their hard work and dedication.

How It WorksThrough Friday, October 28, 2016 vote for YOUR child's school to win the "Cool School" contest. You can vote once each day. The winning school will be announced on October 31. What a nice TREAT!

The Prize!
The winning school receives a catered lunch for faculty and staff from Paulie's Brooklyn Pizza in Crabapple! They'll love this authentic, New York-style pizza, complemented with a Caesar salad, being generously donated by Paulie himself!

Friday, September 30, 2016

October 2016 Happenings

It's that time of year! The weather's getting cooler. 
Football season is in full swing. 

Halloween is just around the corner.  And we have some really cool things happening this month at EJE PTA. 

We are coming to your community! Join us to learn specific ways to partner with us to help your child succeed. We will be talking about:
  • Attendance
  • Behavior
  • Curriculum/ Testing
The topics will be the same each Wednesday in October. Feel free to visit whichever fits your schedule. 

Wednesday, October 12 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm River Trace Apartments Clubhouse
Wednesday, October 19 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm The Oaks Clubhouse
Wednesday, October 26 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Esther Jackson

Spanish translation and child care for school age children will be provided.  

PTA Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 19, 8:00 am - 9:00 am @ Esther Jackson
We will have an open board meeting, (Not to be confused with a 'bored' meeting. This meeting will be anything BUT boring.)
Join us to learn how you can get involved and support the EJE PTA. It's gonna be awesome. 

We got spirit, yes we do! We got spirit, how 'bout you?!

Thursday, October 20, 4:00 pm - 8:00 @ SkyZone
Special pricing for EJE students and families for this night only. 

$9 for one  hour of jumping -  30% of that comes back to US! Wha-wha?!? That's an amazing deal!

$10 meal deal - 20% of THAT comes back to us as well. You guys gotta go. Not only is it a great deal but it's supporting our PTA!

Thursday, September 22, 2016


Are you on FaceBook? 

Are you Following Esther Jackson PTA? 
No? Ok. Find us at at Esther Jackson Elementary PTA
Yes? Great. Are you seeing our updates? 

Right. Ok. We probably need to change your settings so you can see the updates appear in your newsfeed. 

Here's how you do it. 
Go to the site and click on the "Like" button. 
If you hover over the arrow, you'll get a drop down menu. Click on "See First". and Voila! The updates will show up in your news feed. Yay you. 
Be like the kool kids.
Now you're in with the kool kids. 

If you want to do this on your phone or other device, the process is similar. If you get stuck, check out this article for more direction (It's where the kool kids learned how.)

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Centennial High School Homecoming Parade



This year's parade route.
View the parade form the sidewalk along Scott road between Centennial High School and Hillside Elementary

We will meet behind the old Kohl's on the Centennial side of the road. 

Bring a bag to collect candy!

Stay for dinner! 

Tex's Tacos
Grubbin' Out

Food trucks will be selling dinner and snacks from 

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm 
Delicious food from Grubbin' Out, Tex's Tacos and 
Kona Ice!

Cheer for the Knights to beat Cambridge High School!

Avoid ticket lines and Buy your tickets online today!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

PTA Proposed Budget for 2016-2017

You can access the budget using this link: 2016-2017 Proposed Budget

We will be reviewing and approving the budget at tonight's PTA meeting. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 5pm tonight. We need 20 members in attendance in order to approve the budget. We hope to see you there!

Thursday, September 1, 2016

We are so excited about our new building and our new school year! September is going to start with a bang!

Here are some really important dates you need to mark on your calendar.

 Thursday 9/8 
5:00 pm  PTA Meeting - BYOD 
(Bring your Own Dinner! It's an eatin' meetin'!)  
We're going to be approving the budget for the YEAR. You wanna know where the money is going? Then be here.  

5:30 pm Title I and Principal's Address 
What the heck is Title I? And what's in it for my kid?  

6:00 pm Grades PK- 2
What's my baby gonna learn this year?

7:00 pm Grades 3-5 
What do we need to tell you about this? I mean, you are all veterans by now. 

Friday 9/9 7:10 am  -7:40 am
Bring your dad, your step dad,  your uncle Lou, anyone that you'd wanna share some time with. Your kids are growing up super fast. Steal some time before it slips away. 
We need volunteers. Click HERE to sign up.


You've told us that it's difficult to get all of your questions answered during the hustle and bustle of Curriculum Night. We heard you. So we have created a special smaller gathering just for you.  We are offering three different dates if you can't make the one for your grade level, you can come to any one of the three. Come join us on Tuesday morning. All of the meetings will be at 8:00 am. We are currently looking for volunteers to host these meetings within their homes. Interested? Drop us a line at
9/13         Pre K-1
9/20         2nd and 3rd 
9/27         4-5th grade 


Tuesday 9/20 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
10% of all sales made between 4- 9 pm will be donated to the school.  How cool is that? come one come all, bring your Uncle Lou. 


September 19- 23

Habla espanol? Julie Paz is looking for Spanish and English readers to come in during Hispanic Heritage Week.  Drop her a line at for more info.  


Send us an email at with your kid's name and teacher and 
we will give them free popsicle! 
Gotta do it by Wednesday 9/7!