Volunteer Opportunties and Events at Happy Valley Elementary
There are many ways to get involved at HVE. This not only helps the students and the staff but also gives you a chance to be more involved with your student's education. Please look over the opportunities listed below and see if there is anything you are interested in. For the specific dates, visit the Calendar page.
Auction - Our auction is a fun evening out for adults. Enjoy an evening of dinner, dancing, and socializing with friends while raising money for our school programs and classrooms.
Biz Town - A field trip for 5th graders that takes their in-class education to the next level with real world experience. On this day, they will learn such things as how to write checks, use debit cards, manage money effectively and how resources flow in an economy. They will also learn the steps needed to apply for a job and many other real word experiences.
Book Fair - We host two Scholastic Book Fairs each year. These book fairs supply money to our libraries in the fall and in the spring allows us to buy books for Title 1 schools.
Box Tops for Education - By collecting Box Tops from various items, we earn extra money for our school year year. We have earned up to $1,200 in years past! The Box Top committee collects, cuts and mails the box tops. Rewards and certificates are given to top earning students and classrooms.
Dine and Donate Events - These events are held at local restaurants through the year. Go in and eat during the specified times and a portion of the money you spend will be donated back to HVE!
Family Semi-Formal Dance Night - Enjoy a fun Friday night in February with your family. Come to the school gym for a few hours of great music with a DJ, dancing and refreshments.
Family Movie Night - A fun night at the school to watch a movie, talk with friends and share a nice evening with the family.
Field Day - An end of the school year outdoor fun day for all the grades. The children get drinks and popsicles after playing hard in the hot sun.
Fifth Grade Celebration - This is for our graduating 5th graders on the last day of school. They will get to have food and a dance to celebrate. Parents are invited to attend the graduation ceremony in the morning.
Fun Run - This is an annual community event for runners of all ages! Sign your family members up to participate in the 1 mile race, the 5K or the 10K race. Receive a t-shirt for signing up!
Jog-a-Thon - This is our fall fundraiser. Students get pledges from friends and family and spend 30-45 minutes running or walking around the middle school track to fulfill their pledges. Students and teacher have a great time with this fundraiser. Pledge money earned will be used for IA's, new technology, Ticket-to-Read, and art supplies in the 2017-2018 school year.
Labels for Education - Labels for Education are collected during the year at HVE from which we earn points that enable us to buy supplies and playground equipment.
Kindergarten Parent Welcome: - This event is for the parents of the kindergartners on their first day of school. Come and meet the PTO, have a light snack, and celebrate your kindergartner's new school career.
Staff Appreciation - We are all grateful for the wonderful teachers and staff that influence and help our children progress. The first week in May is a time to honor and pamper out teachers with gifts, food, prizes and displays. We also like to try spread it out throughout the year. If you are interested in making cookies, cupcakes or some special treat one day this year for the entire staff, please contact Shannan or Elizabeth!!!
Variety Show - Our talented HVE students perform in our PTO talent show near the end of May. Try-outs are required for any student who wants to perform. Come have refreshments and enjoy the show!
Yearbook - Purchasing a yearbook is a great way to remember all the events of the school year! This committee works hard to document and photograph the various events in the year to provide a beautiful yearbook to the students of HVE.