Programs & Events

Welcome back coffee | 8.12.2019

Chair: Brandie Kachur/Logan Jones

Welcome friends new and old to the 2019/2020 school year. Refreshments will be provided in the Amphitheater at 8:30am. 




Pastries with parents | 8.23.2019 7:45-8:15am

Chair: Jodee Whitby 


Bring your family and enjoy a beverage and pastry before school. 





cool 2 b kind week | 8.26-8.30.2019


apex fun run | 9.30-10.11.2019




Red Ribbon Week | 10.23-10.31.2019


Chair: Angie Christensen

The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to encourage students to be safe, healthy and drug free!



fall festival | 10.19.2019 4-7pm

Chair: Courtney Bhardwaj


Come to another fun and free Empire Oaks family event and enjoy Halloween/Harvest-themed games (and prizes!), a costume contest, music and dancing, food trucks and more! THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT, as there will not be any paid child supervision at the event-- a parent or guardian must accompany and supervise their child at all times. 



Snowflake Festival | 12.14.2019 8-11 a.m.

Chair: Bonnie Napton 

Join us for a FREE Winter Wonderland in the multipurpose room and amphitheater, and enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast served up by EO dads, coffee, and shop for holiday gifts at the book fair and from local vendors!



Spell a Thon | 2.14.2019

Chairs: Paige Rood & Leah Mitchell

Students will challenge their spelling abilities with our second large fundraiser of the year!  Spelling lists and pledge information will be sent to parents at the beginning of February.



Read Across America | 2.28.2019

Chairs: Kari Miskit & Christine Brainerd

Get involved! NEA’s Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on March 2—Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books, and you can too! Incorporate these guides and activities to celebrate reading with young people.



Gaming gala | 3.6.2019

Chairs: Brandie Kachur/Logan Jones

Ticketed night out including dinner, dancing, prizes and gaming.  Fundraising event that builds community and earns funds for much needed improvements on campus. 





Family Bingo night | 3.12.2019 5:30 & 7:00 PM

Chair: Aimee Johns 
Come have a BALL with other Empire Oaks parents and students for a fun Family Bingo Night!  


Staff Appreciation | 5.4-5.8.2019

Chairs: Courtney Bhardwaj & Jenny Lorence

Let's show our Empire Oaks staff how much we love everything that they do for our children each day!  More information will be sent home about Staff Appreciation Week as this date draws closer.



pta mixer | 5.8.2019 5pm Hacienda del rio

Join the PTA and staff to recognize and thank all the volunteers who made the year a huge success. 




Meet the Masters | Monthly

Chairs: Carrie Schultz, Kiersten Crowley-Brunt


Meet the Masters is an arts instruction program that introduces students to 35 units about artists and art lessons delivered by parent classroom docents.


For more information about Meet the Masters, visit




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