Nevada PTA Minutes December 5, 2016

Please review minutes of our last 2016 meeting, December 5:

Nevada PTA Meeting Minutes 2016-12-05

Our next meeting is Monday, January 9, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Central Elementary library. Join us for a light supper at 5:45 pm!

Nevada Festival of Trees

The Nevada Festival of Trees is this weekend, December 10 and 11, at Gates Hall. If you go, watch for the Nevada PTA “Giving Tree” to see how we visually interpreted our staff “wish lists”. If you can’t make it (or to whet your appetite!), here’s a picture:

festival-of-trees-2016We hope you get a chance to see it “life-size, in-the-needle”!


Draw-Down Dance

When things get a little slow after the holidays, put on your dancing shoes and go support the After-Prom event!



After-Prom Committee Trivia Night

The After-Prom Committee invites you to play “reindeer games” at their upcoming December 17 trivia night! Top three prizes are: $150; $100; and $50. Best Christmas-themed decorated table wins free entry into the next trivia night! Cost is $12.50 per person, $75 minimum per table (up to 8 participants for $100). Gates Hall doors open at 6:00 pm for a 7:00 pm-10:00 pm event (come after the basketball game!) Proceeds supports After-Prom event!

Sign up for the fun at:

Nevada PTA Minutes November 7, 2016

Please review our Minutes from the November 7, 2016 meeting. We will vote on approval at our December 5, 2016 meeting. Please pay special attention to the attendance and make sure you are listed if you attended. Corrections sent to will be done prior to the vote.
Our agenda lists what we will be talking about beginning at 6:00 pm at Central Elementary library. (Join us at 5:45 pm for a light supper.) Hope to see you there!

Nevada PTA Meeting Agenda December 5, 2016

It’s a busy time of year, but PTA has one more monthly meeting for 2016! Join us December 5 at 5:45 pm for a light supper in the Central Elementary library, followed by our meeting at 6:00 pm.

To review our agenda, please click on the link:


See you there!


Nevada PTA Meeting Agenda November 7, 2016

Our November meeting is November 7, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Central Elementary Library. Join us at 5:45 pm for a light supper before the meeting!

We have activities ranging from October recaps to our big March carnival on the agenda! Click on the link below to review it:


Hope to see you there!


What Teachers Wish For

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Remember those long lists of school supplies you had a couple months ago? Teachers have those all year. Help Nevada PTA help teachers–and students!–fill some of their ongoing needs. There is a wishlist for each building. Thank you!


Central Elementary

Nevada Middle School

Nevada High School

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Bookaneer Book Fair!


Come outfit your “pirate ship” at the fall book fair! Page through hundreds of volumes at Central Elementary during conferences. Kids can turn in their scavenger hunt flier for something from our treasure chest, or come “walk the plank” and see what treasures we have in store:

Saturday, November 5 – 8:00 am-12:30 pm
Tuesday, November 8 – 3:00 pm-7:30 pm
Thursday, November 10 – 3:00 pm-7:30 pm

For those who want more, or can’t be there in person, our online book fair is already available! Online through November 19 –

To volunteer, visit


Nevada PTA Minutes October 3, 2016

Minutes from our October 3, 2016 meeting now available! Please review what we talked about at our second 2016-2017 meeting. Minutes will be up for approval at our next meeting, November 7, 2016. Please join us at 5:45 pm for a light supper and our meeting at 6:00 pm in Central Elementary library!



October Treasurer’s Report



Nevada PTA Meeting Agenda October 3, 2016

Join us October 3, 2016 for our monthly meeting! A light supper will be served at 5:45 pm. Meeting at 6:00 pm in the Central Elementary library.
Review the minutes of our last meeting at this link:
What’s on the agenda for October? Click on this link to find out:
Orders for Nevada PTA Volunteer shirts due that day–$12.50 each.
It’s a busy month! Come help us “enable and empower” Nevada students!
See you there!

Nevada PTA Minutes September 12, 2016

Please review our September 12, 2016 minutes to see what we did in our first meeting of the 2016-2017 year! Click on this link:



Nevada PTA Halloween Costume Swap


Drop-off new/gently-used costumes from 5:00-5:30 pm;
return to shop with your swap tickets from 6:00-6:30 pm.
Between 6:30-7:00 pm, no tickets required; one costume per child.

Click on link to see whole poster:



PTA Volunteer Shirts Available!



Have you noticed the gold Nevada PTA Volunteer shirts at various activities? Or is yours getting a little faded (or you volunteer so often it’s dirty when you need it again?) We will submit an order for new Volunteer shirts after our October 3 meeting. Shirts are $12.50. If you are unable to attend the meeting, we will accept orders at our PO Box 26 address or we have a mail slot at Central Elementary. Volunteer shirts help show how much PTA is helping and identify you to both other volunteers and patrons. Click on the line below to print your own form:




Nevada PTA Halloween Costume Swap!


Keep watching for details…


Come join us for a potluck!


Sunday, September 18, 2016 * 5:00-7:00 PM
Harrington Park, corner of 19th and Lincoln Way
Bring a dish to share. PTA will provide lemonade, paper products and some prizes!

Hope to see you there!


Nevada PTA Meeting Agenda September 12, 2016

Hope you are excited for a new Nevada PTA year! Our first meeting is Monday, September 12! Please join us for a light supper at 5:45 pm, followed by our 6:00 pm Meeting in Central Elementary’s library. Meetings generally take about an hour. Children are welcome.

Please click on the link and review our September 12 Agenda to see what we’ll be talking about!

Review our May, 2016 Minutes at this link: Nevada PTA Meeting Minutes 2016-05-02

Older minutes are also available. Scroll through website to find links to minutes of each meeting.

PTA has already started 2016-2017 activities! If you can help with either of the following activities, please click on the appropriate link(s) below to go to our SignUpGenius. Thank you!

Dr. Warren Phillips–Discipline, Sept. 21 – serve pizza at 5:00 pm; help with childcare 5:30-7:30 pm

PTA meals at 5:45 pm before meetings first Monday of each month–cook or make arrangements

Hope to see you Monday night!



Become a Nevada PTA Member!

PTA envisions “Making every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.”

Look for PTA at school orientations, Lincoln Highway Days and other community events. Print out this one-page form and return to the Nevada PTA to become a member and get email updates. You can also “like” us on Facebook at Nevada Iowa PTA for school, community and parenting news!

Meetings are held at 6:00 pm in Central Elementary the first Monday of the month beginning September 12.

PTA Membership Form




Nevada PTA 2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

Want to get involved in “enabling and empowering” Nevada students? Nevada PTA works for students in preschool through 12th grade. We meet the first Monday of the month at Central Elementary library. Please join us for a light meal at 5:45 pm and our 6:00 pm Meeting (we are usually done by 7 pm). Put these dates in your planner:

September 12  *  October 3  *  November 7
December 5  *  January 9  *  February 6
March 6  *  April 10  *  May 1

Watch this space or our Nevada PTA Facebook page or give us your email address for updates on additional exciting opportunities!