Proctor Terrace Elementary School will be hosting its 9th annual Walk-a-thon FUNdraiser on September 30th, 2016. The goal of this fundraiser is to encourage children to participate in a healthy activity while raising money for our Parent Teacher Association (PTA).
The Proctor Terrace walkathon is one of two major fundraisers for our school. We rely on the funds generated to provide classroom enrichment classroom technology field trips. after school enrichment and much more. We hope to raise $35,000.00 this year! Pledges are due Friday October 21st. Suggested pledge target is $100 per student. Please click here for pledge form if necessary.
What is it? At the end of the walkathon volunteers will be throwing colored corn starch at your children as they run by. Please be sure to send students in appropriate clothing. If your child has respiratory issues and you do not want them to participate you may consider picking them up before the color blast occurs at 3:45pm.
We will provide water, free crackers and fruit. Children can earn snacks for laps walked. There will be a Jamba Juice tent on site. Smoothies are available for purchase for $4.00 and additional snacks are available for purchase at smoothie tent for $1.
Walkathon is held outside from 1:30pm-4:30pm
Please put sunscreen on your child.
Please have your child wear appropriate clothing and footwear.
Each child will receive a T-shirt for the event.
Kindergarteners need a parent or designated responsible adult to participate in the event from 1:25pm until 4:30pm.
1st-6th graders need a parent or designated responsible adult to participate from 2:25pm until 4:30pm. Students will not be able to participate after school hours without a signed permission slip and a responsible adult. Thank you for your help reaching our goals!
The walkathon is the primary fundraiser for your Proctor Terrace PTA. The PTA does a variety of things with these funds. Please see video below for more information.
Here are the average laps per grade for last year’s walkathon:
Here are some helpful Walkathon links, all included within the Walkathon packet sent home Thursday, September 1st.
- Walkathon FAQ
- Checklist with Due Dates
- Permission Slip
- Pledge Slip
- Kindergarten Questionnaire
- Corporate Sponsorship
- T-shirt Order Form
- Volunteer Signup
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors!