Greetings Deerfield Parents!

The 2014-15 school year is here and the Deerfield Elementary Parent Teacher Association (Deerfield PTA) would like to extend a warm welcome to all of the new and returning students and their families!

We encourage you to stop by the welcome tables during the first week of school to enjoy a FREE cup of Starbucks Coffee on us, to say hello to some of our PTA Officers and members, and to let us know the areas in which you would like to get involved. You will also be able to buy spirit wear, sign up for the Deerfield PTA, and make your annual contribution for the opportunity to get a free T-shirt and help your child’s class win the Deerfield Slime Bucket Challenge!! The class with the highest contribution wins the chance to dump a bucket of Slime on Principal McKeown!!

We have so many fun things planned this year, so stay tuned for more information, including the first Deerfield Pancake Breakfast and Yard Sale coming soon!!

Sara Judd


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Re-Activate Ralphs $$$

Cost to Parents: $0Ralphs
Time from Parents: 5 seconds

If you link your Ralphs Rewards Card to the Deerfield PTA, Ralphs will donate money directly to our PTA. Linking your card is only good for one year (9/1/14 – 8/31/15). Ralphs erases the information and therefore you need to “re-link” your card on or after September 1st of each year.

Online Registration

  1. Go to https://www.ralphs.com/account/communityrewards/enroll
  2. Log in using your email address and password
  3. Type in Deerfield and then click Search
  4. Click on the circle to the left of Deerfield Elementary PTA & then click Enroll

*If you don’t remember your password or need to create an online account, you will see the necessary links when you go to the website address listed in Step 1.

If you prefer not to use the online registration method, you can print out a “Scanbar Letter” and have the cashier scan it the next time you checkout at Ralphs using your Rewards card.


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2013-2014 PTA Events

Many thanks to all the volunteers throughout last year that helped make the 2013-2014 school year fantastic. Check out the many programs that were supported by PTA throughout the year.

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2014 Silent Auction on Wednesday Night

When: Wednesday, May 21st (Same Night as Open House)
Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: Multi-Purpose Room at Deerfield Elementary

Our annual Silent Auction will be here this Wednesday night! Take a look at all the wonderful items that are up for auction this year. There is sure to be something that you won’t want to miss. The auction will start at 5:00pm and will be open until 8:00pm. At that time, volunteers will highlight the winner’s names on each of the bidding sheets and the auction will be officially closed. Winners of the auction items will be notified the day after the auction.

Silent Auction Preview Auction Guide







All of our K-6 teachers as well as Mr. Evans and Ms. McKeown have generously agreed to participate in the auction again this year. These are always very popular items with the students. We will also have several other items up for auction such as:

• Theme Park Tickets – Disneyland, Knott’s, Magic Mountain, & Universal Studios
• Kindle Fire HD
• Gift Cards – Shell, Bed Bath & Beyond, & AMC
• An American Girl Doll
• 2 Custom Weavings – Woven & donated by Mrs. Lipinski’s students
• ……and more

The bidding for the lowest priced item starts at $3 for 5 Redbox 1-Day DVD Rentals

Don’t forget to stop by, help support your PTA, and bid on something in the MPR this Wednesday evening.

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Staff Appreciation Week

This week is Staff Appreciation Week at Deerfield. This is a wonderful time for the students as well as the parents to show the staff how much we appreciate all the hard work they do each and every day. Join in and help us celebrate and honor those who have once again made our children’s school year so wonderful! For questions or volunteer opportunities, please email Chantelle at cecerika@cox.net

      • Monday – Flowers were brought in by the students
      • Tuesday – Coffee & Tea Bar in the morning for the staff
      • Wednesday – Ice cream bar
      • Thursday – Students can write and bring in a Thoughtful Note
      • Friday – Lunch for the staff


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Mother Daughter Tea 2014


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The 5th Grade Mother Daughter Tea took place this Tuesday evening, March 18th, in the Multi-purpose Room.  Attendance was outstanding with a total of 100 people!  Our speaker, Colleen Weeks, made the presentation very entertaining as well as educational.  The guests enjoyed a variety of delightful snacks and refreshments.  The room was filled with laughter and chatter all evening.

Thank you to all the mothers that helped make this such a wonderful evening and to the companies that provided donations.


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