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2013 Take Your Family to School Week Grant Recipients

National PTA is proud to provide grants to 100 PTAs across the country to increase family engagement and safety awareness through PTA Take Your Family to School Week®, February 18–22.

The special week encourages PTAs to open its doors to families so that they are engaged in their child’s education and overall well-being. Local PTAs host family-focused events throughout the week with an emphasis, this year, on safety at home and at play.

In its eighth year, National PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week program focuses on Safety at Home and at Play. National PTA and Safe Kids Worldwide will supply parent groups with resources to help them raise awareness of dangerous safety risks, like riding a bike without a helmet, being exposed to dangerous toxins, and not knowing how to recognize concussions. The tools will also help parent groups work with the community to demonstrate and exhibit that awareness by educating them on avoiding these dangers and incorporating safe habits, like hand washing, being safer on the playground and cognizant of traffic when riding a bike.

PTA’s Take Your Family to School Week is sponsored by the AXA Foundation, the philanthropic arm of AXA US, and a Proud National Sponsor of PTA.

This year’s grant recipients come from 29 states and two U.S. territories. The 2013 PTA Take Your Family to School Week grant recipients are:

  • Netzaberg Middle School PTA — APO, AE
  • Robinson Elementary School PTA — Fairfield, AL
  • Council Traditional School PTA — Mobile, AL
  • Dozier Elementary School PTA — Montgomery, AL
  • West End Academy PTA — Birmingham, AL
  • Hall High PTSA — Little Rock, AR
  • Eastlake High School PTSA — Chula Vista, CA
  • Peach Hill Academy PTA — Moorpark, CA
  • Chaparral High School PTSA — Temecula, CA
  • Camellia Basic PTA — Sacramento, CA
  • Selby Lane Elementary PTA — Redwood City, CA
  • Herndon Barstow PTA — Fresno, CA
  • Monroe Elementary PTA — San Francisco, CA
  • Leroy Greene Academy PTA — Sacramento, CA
  • Herk Bouris Elementary PTA — Lake Elsinore, CA
  • Charles W. Cadman Elementary PTA — San Diego, CA
  • Canyon View PTA — Irvine, CA
  • Orange Elementary PTA — Corona, CA
  • La Mariposa PTA — Camarillo, CA
  • Oak Hill Elementary — Escondido, CA
  • Bergeson PTA — Laguna Niguel, CA
  • Eleanor J. Toll Middle School PTA — Glendale, CA
  • John Cabrillo Elementary PTA — Sacramento, CA
  • Meyler Elementary PTA — Carson, CA
  • Wilson Elementary PTA-Twenty Third — Corona, CA
  • Desert Trails Elementary PTA — Adelanto, CA
  • Grapeland Elementary PTA — Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Lorin Eden PTA — Hayward, CA
  • Tomoka Elementary PTA — Ormond Beach, FL
  • Paxon School for Advanced Studies PTSA — Jacksonville, FL
  • Camp Creek Middle School PTSA — Atlanta, GA
  • Dublin High PTSA — Dublin, GA
  • Arthur Elementary PTA — Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Gooding PTA — Gooding, ID
  • Brookwood School District 167 PTA — Glenwood, IL
  • Dewey Elementary PTA — Quincy, IL
  • North School PTA — Villa Park, IL
  • Roosevelt Elementary School — Broadview, IL
  • Central Road Elementary School PTA — Rolling Meadows, IL
  • Colona School PTA — Colona, IL
  • Weatherly Heights Elementary School PTA — Huntsville, AL
  • Lester School PTA — Downers Grove, IL
  • McCarty Elementary School PTA — Aurora, IL
  • Russell McDowell Intermediate School — Flatwoods, KY
  • Northshore High School PTSA — Slidell, LA
  • Bayou Lacombe Middle School PTSA — Lacombe, LA
  • Middleborough Elementary PTA-HBB — Middleboro, MA
  • Bradford Academy PTA — Southfield, MI
  • Raupp School PTA — Lincoln Park, MI
  • Cooke School PTA — Northville, MI
  • Goodview PTA — Winona, MN
  • Kellybrook PTA — Kansas City, MO
  • Hazelwood Galactic PTA — Hazelwood, MO
  • Davis Magnet PTA — Jackson, MS
  • Jacob J. McClain High School PTSA — Lexington, MS
  • Jim Hill HS PTSA — Jackson, MS
  • Carver Elementary School — Indianola, MS
  • David Jones PTA — Greensboro, NC
  • Myrtle Grove Middle School PTA — Wilmington, NC
  • Tommy's Road Elementary School PTA — Goldsboro, NC
  • Edna Andrews Elementary School PTA — Hamilton, NC
  • Reedy Creek Elementary PTA — Cary, NC
  • Berewick Elementary PTA — Charlotte, NC
  • Bailey Middle School PTSA — Cornelius, NC
  • Piney Grove Elementary — Kernersville, NC
  • Panther Creek High School PTSA — Cary, NC
  • Hillsborough Elementary School PTA — Hillsborough, NC
  • Brassfield Elementary PTA — Raleigh, NC
  • Englewood Cliffs PTA — Englewood Cliffs, NJ
  • Drum Point PTA — Brick, NJ
  • Gutermuth Elementary PTA — Lousville, KY
  • R.E. Tobler — Las Vegas, NV
  • Amani Charter Leaders — Mt. Vernon, NY
  • Grindstone Elementary PTA — Berea, OH
  • Stiles Elementary School — Columbus, OH
  • Valley Vista Elementary PTA — North Royalton, OH
  • Sherwood Elementary PTA — Cincinnati, OH
  • Buchtel CLC PTA — Akron, OH
  • Edgemere Elementary PTA — Oklahoma City, OK
  • Roosevelt Elementary School — Norman, OK
  • John Adams Elementary — Oklahoma City, OK
  • Ridgecrest Elementary PTA — Lawton, OK
  • The Reagan Voice PTA — Norman, OK
  • Peninsula K-8 PTA — Portland, OR
  • Stephenson Elementary PTA — Portland, OR
  • Winterhaven School PTSA — Portland, OR
  • Banksville PTA — Pittsburgh, PA
  • William Allen High School PTSA — Allentown, PA
  • Trexler PTA — Allentown, PA
  • Marshall School PTA — Harrisburg, PA
  • Sunset Valley PTA — North Huntingdon, PA
  • Penn Kidder PTA — Albrightsville, PA
  • MCA PTA — Sabana Grande, PR
  • Valley View PTA — Rapid City, SD
  • Rozelle Creative and Performing Arts Elementary PTA — Memphis, TN
  • Barrets Elem PTA — Arlington, TN
  • Dorinda Pillow Elementary — Austin, TX
  • Curtistene S. McCowan Middle School — Glenn Heights, TX
  • Oakmont Elementary School — Fort Worth, TX
  • Discovery Elementary PTA — Vernal, UT
  • Braddock Elementary School — Annandale, VA