Friday, November 25, 2016

Fundraiser Saturday night!

At This Panda Location
Saturday, November 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Holcomb Bridge & Champions Green 
2622 Holcomb Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022 
Participating fundraiser guests are required to present a valid fundraiser flyer (hard copy or smart phone) with each order to receive credit for the fundraiser. Flyers may not be distributed inside or within vicinity of restaurant including, without limitation to, the restaurant parking lot before or during your fundraiser. Panda Restaurant Group reserves the right to cancel any and all fundraiser events for any reason and/or withhold payment of associated donation funds if the Panda Restaurant Group Fundraiser Guidelines are not followed.

En Esta Locación De Panda
SabadoNoviembre 26, 2016
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Holcomb Bridge & Champions Green 
2622 Holcomb Bridge Road
Alpharetta, GA 30022 
Se exige a los participantes  de recaudación de fondos presentar un volante de recaudación de fondos válida (en papel o teléfono inteligente) con el fin de recibir crédito por la recaudación de fondos. Volantes no podrán distribuirse en el interior o dentro de un radio de restaurante incluyendo, sin limitarse a, el restaurante, estacionamiento antes o durante su recaudación de fondos. El Grupo de Restaurante Panda  se reserva el derecho de cancelar cualquier y todos los eventos de recaudación de fondos, por cualquier motivo y / o retener el pago de los fondos de donación asociados si las Directrices de Recaudador de Fondos De Grupo De Restaurante Panda no se siguen.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Check those backpacks this week!

On Wednesday, November 9th look for some important info from the EJE PTA!

We are sending home a slew of flyers for your notification and edification. Among them will be:
  • November calendar
  • Brick order form
  • Spirit wear order forms*
  • Grandparents Day/Loved Ones luncheon
  • Spirit night
  • Holiday shop
* We are offering 2 different spirit wear options. The black "coming home" version and the traditional jaguar version. You can see samples at the school outside of the PTA room.

Now, how do you want to receive this fabulous information going forward? Flyers? Email? FB? Comment on this post, on our Facebook post or shoot us an email ( and let us know!  

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

It's November! Turkey Time!

Here are some important dates:

First! We are having a CANNED FOOD DRIVE! The Student Council is sponsoring a canned food drive. All goods collected will be given to North Fulton Charities.  There is a bin in the lonny for food donations. The last day to donate is Friday Nov 11.  

    Thursday Nov 3rd - Make Up Picture Day! 

Sunday Nov. 6 – Remember to turn your clock back 1 hour for daylight savings!

Tuesday Nov. 8 – School Closed for Students 

Thursday Nov. 10
5:30pm - 6:45 pm – Multicultural Night Celebration 
 Join us for our annual meal celebrating cultures around the world!
6:30 pm General PTA meeting
6:45 pm  Our First Chorus Concert

Friday Nov. 11 – Fall STEM day
Celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math 
with special projects in each grade level.

Wednesday, Nov. 16 – College Day

Friday, Nov. 18 – All family members are invited to join us for a special holiday lunch on “Grandparents’ Day”; look for times for each grade level in Spots.

Saturday Nov. 26 – EJ Spirit Day at Panda Express 
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM. Esther Jackson Elementary will receive 20% of the sales as a donation! More details will be sent home.

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.)