PTA Events & Assemblies

In addition to all of the other giving and program that they PTA offers, the PTA also tries to host a large event or assembly every year for the students. This has ranged from visiting authors & artists to exciting science demonstrations to adventure parks right at school. Below is a highlight of some of the most recent programs the PTA has hosted and provided for the Meiklejohn student body.

PTA Event: Author / Illustrator Phil Thomas

Illustrator/author Phil Thomas came to work with our primary students K-2 in 2010. His focus is illustrating. He was highly recommended by Ms. Vernon our art teacher.

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PTA Event: Author Mark Ludy

Local Author and Illustrator, Mark Ludy came to Meiklejohn on March 23, 2010, sponsored by the Meiklejohn PTA. Our students had the pleasure of hearing him speak, teach, inspire and entertain. If you are familiar with Mark’s books and artwork, no doubt you looked forward to his visit. If you are not familiar with Mark’s …

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PTA Event: Author Sneed B. Collard III

Our PTA sponsored the crafty author, Sneed B. Collard III to visit our 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade students on Feb 3rd, 2011 in our Cafeteria.

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PTA Event: Avid4 Adventure

In 2011, the PTA brought Avid4 Adventure to the school for an entire week. Meiklejohn K-5 kids enjoyed Rock Climbing, Kayaking and Mountain Biking. They also learned about respecting the wilderness and the Leave No Trace principles. It was an amazing week.

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PTA Event: Steve Spangler Science

Be sure to ask your kids about the Steve Spangler assembly the PTA hosted in 2011! The kids learned about the effects of heat and extremely cold temperatures while watching experiments with flying plastic bags, frozen balloons, frozen silly bands and of course the Instant Snow! Thanks to all of the families that support the …

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