PTSA helps provide opportunities to help enrich your child's education.


VIRTUAL ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES - TWO PER MONTH

The PTSA is hosting FREE online asynchronous lessons for K-2 and 3-5 available twice a month. Supplies are included! Please RSVP for the activity you would like to participate in so we know how many supplies to order and prepare. Pick up your supplies on the Pick-up Date noted between 9-3pm at Ella Baker.

CURRENT/COMPLETED ACTIVITIES

 

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

  • DECEMBER: Clay Project  |  Coding Part 1 (K-2, 3-5)  Supply Pick-Up Dec 2
  • JANUARY: Winter Art RSVP by Dec 16 | Coding Part 2(K-2,3-5) RSVP by Dec 16  Supply Pick-up Jan 6


 

MATH TOURNAMENT - SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

A national tournament focusing on math fundamentals and problem-solving skills open to students in Grades 2-6 This year the tournament will be held online. Review Full Tournament Details on Ellipsis Academy

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  1. Register by noon on Nov 30th (3-digit code for Ella Baker Elementary: 131). Registration Fee is $20/student.
  2. Receive an email containing test link, access code, etc on Dec 7th. Add @EllipsisAcademy to your contact list to ensure that this email doesn't go to your spam folder.
  3. Tournament Date is Saturday, December 12th. Registered students can start the test anytime between 10am-5pm PST. Once students have started the test, they have one hour to complete the test in one sitting. To uphold the integrity of the tournament, test questions and answers will be released on December 14th.


CONTACT MathChallenge@ellabakerptsa.org

 


MATH CHALLENGE - EVERY OTHER WEEK

Students can sharpen their math problem-solving skills though 15 challenges (from Sep 25 through May) covering strategies such as draw a picture/model, make an organized list, look for patterns, and more. This is a great chance for families to enjoy math together as we encourage parents/siblings to get involved.

Get started today...this program is FREE and no sign-up necessary!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

  1. Download the current Math Challenge
  2. Submit Solutions Online by the due date posted. Students who finish 11 or more Math Challenges successfully will be awarded with certificates at the end of the school year. For those that submit their solutions online, we will communicate results bi-monthly to parents.
  3. Check Solutions Online - solutions will be available on the solution date by 3pm


CONTACT
MathChallenge@ellabakerptsa.org


REFLECTIONS - DUE BY OCTOBER 30

 

A cultural arts competition providing students of all grades and abilities an opportunity to express themselves. This year's theme is I Matter Because...


RULES/GUIDELINES
Entries accepted in 6 categories. Entries are judged on creative ability and interpretation of the theme. To allow judging by appropriate developmental age/skill level, works are critiqued against others in the same grade division: Primary (Preschool-Grade 2) and Intermediate (Grades 3-5).  Please review the guidelines for each category: 

 

HOW TO SUBMIT
Submit your entry via the following fillable Entry Form.

Judging will be all digital this year, at the school, Council and State levels. If your students entry is selected to go to the State level, we will ask for the student’s hand-written form and your physical entry. Until then, please hold on to your entries. 


CONTACT
Reflection@ellabakerptsa.org

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