Elliott Ranch’s Apex Rocket Run – 2017

Elliott Ranch’s Apex Rocket Run 2017 is this Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 8:15AM to 1:15PM

Were also asking for any parents who would like to help with the Fun Run on Thursday, October 12th to sign up on SignUpGenius at the link below.




Z-Best Fundraiser Kick-Off is this Friday 8/25/17

The 2017 Z Best Book Fundraiswer kickoff assembly is tomorrow , Friday 8/25/17.

You can preview this year’s book by clicking on the link here :  2018 Z Best Book

Also, don’t forget that tomorrow 5:30-7:30 is the free PTO Ice Cream Social with special guest appearance. Come and find out who it is!


Ice Cream Social Tomorrow , August 25, 2017 5:30-7:30 ER MP Room

The Elliott Ranch Elementary School annual Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM

It is a free event sponsored by the ER PTO.  All ER families are welcome to come say hello to old friends and meet new friends as well.


Download the free ER Mobile App and get connected with the Ranch!

Download the ER Mobile App for free from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store and keep up with the latest at ER.

The app allows you to view upcoming events calendar and receive push notifications, report your child’s school absence, link to teacher websites, refill lunch money accounts, and much more!

Download it today and get connected!

For iPhone and iPad, download here from Apple App Store 


For Android devices, download here from the Google Play Store


ER Back to School Night 8/8/17 5:30PM

  • Back to School Night will be on Tuesday, August 8th  2017 at 5:30 pm beginning in the Multi-Purpose Room. All parents are invited to attend this very important night.

1st General Session      5:30-6:00 pm in Multipurpose Room with Dr. Crothers

1st Session                    6:00-6:25 pm in Classrooms

2nd Session                   6:30-6:55 pm in Classrooms

2nd General Session     7:00-7:30 pm in Multipurpose Room with Dr. Crothers

This is a very important night of the year-We hope you will be attending. Please note that students should not be accompanying their parents into the classrooms for the teacher presentations. This is our parents’ opportunity to understand the curriculum and expectations for the year. We hope you will be able to make childcare arrangements for this evening. The students will meet their teachers on the first day of school, Thursday, August 10, 2017.


ER Spring Fling is this Friday May 19th 2017 from 5-8PM

It’s that time of year again…and you DON’T WANT TO MISS IT!!!! This year’s Spring Fling is themed “Our Neighborhood Block Party”. MAY 19th, 5PM – 8PM. Plenty to do for the whole crew…Game Truck, Food Trucks, Huge Rock Wall, Classroom Carnival Booths, Air Jumpers, Hamster Balls to run around in, Raffle Baskets, Silent Auction, and a Little Tikes Obstacle Course for the young ones. Come hang out, enjoy the music with our Live DJ…take some pictures with friends & family in our awesome Photo Booth. I guarantee you’ll have a great time!!!!

Tickets are still being sold today and tomorrow after school in the courtyard!

Don’t miss it, its gonna be a great time for all!


Staff Appreciation Week is May 1st – May 5th, 2017

Staff Appreciation week is coming up. This is a chance for all of us to thank our teachers and staff for all that they do for our students!

PTO has some exciting things planned including a catered lunch, breakfast bar, BBQ lunch, and more!

There are several ways that you can help to make it a great week for our ER staff.

1. Donate gift cards for a teacher/staff raffle by Wednesday, 5/3.

 You can send in gift cards in any denomination (teachers love Starbucks, Target, movie tickets/gift cards, DSW, restaurant gift cards, etc.).

 You can attach a note from your family with the gift card.  Please turn in all gift cards to the office by Wednesday, 5/3 (put gift cards in an envelope marked “PTO: Staff Appreciation”).

2. Write a note from you/your family about a teacher or staff member who has made a positive impression on you or helped you in some way by Monday, 5/1.

 Don’t forget the staff too (not just teachers).

 We would like to have a minimum of two from each grade.

 Mr. MacNeill will read a selection of them during morning announcements. Please email your message to Mr. MacNeill or drop off a card/note to the PTO mailbox by Monday, 5/1.

3. Donate breakfast items (see suggested donation list below) by Monday, 5/1.

 Please drop off items at the front office no later than 3:00 pm on Monday, May 1.   Refrigerator space will be available.

Kinder Beverages, individual sizes preferred (orange juice, iced tea, coffee drinks, bottled water, etc.)

1 st & 2nd Grades Cut Up Fruit (fresh fruit is preferable, berries, oranges, melon, apples, etc.)

3 rd Grade Bagels or Muffins (any variety, homemade or store bought)

4 th Grade Pastries (croissants, cinnamon rolls) homemade or store bought

5 th & 6th Grades Granola Bars or Yogurt Cups

Staff Appreciation 2017


ER Eats Out Tonight 4/20/17 at Steve’s Pizza EG 4PM to 9PM

Join family and friends for the next ER Eats Out event , tonight Thursday , 4.20.17 from 4PM to 9PM

Dine in or Carry Out , Steve’s Pizza will donate 20% back to the ER PTO, just mention Elliott Ranch PTO when ordering so that we can get credit!

Location :

Steve’s Pizza , 9135 Stockton Blvd.  near Best Buy and across the street from Home Depot.

ER Eats Out 4-20-17


2nd Annual ER PTO Night Golf Invitational 4/29/17 5:30 PM at Bradshaw Ranch Golf Course

Looking for something new and exciting to do on a Saturday evening?  Join ER PTO for its 2nd annual Night Golf Invitational on Saturday, April 29, 2017

Each paid golfer will enjoy 9 holes of golf, dinner , 1 non-alcoholic beverage, 1 new and improved LED Glow Ball, 1 glow in the dark necklace (required to wear).   Please bring your own flashlight!

There will also be adult drink tickets for sale, raffle, and closest to the pin contest.

Entry is limited to the first 45 paid golfers, so hurry and reserve your spot now!

Dinner will be served at 5:30 with Shot-gun start golf around 8PM

The event will be held at Bradshaw Ranch Golf Course , 7350 Bradshaw Rd, Sacramento, CA 95829 , (916) 363-6549

For more information, please contact Edward Castro at (916) 202-8955

Elliott Ranch Night Golf Flyer 2017


4th Annual ER Rocket Read! March 2 – March 10, 2017

In observance of the upcoming 20th Annual National Read Across America Day,
Elliott Ranch will be celebrating by launching its ROCKET READ!! As always this is a
great way to encourage your child to read while helping to raise money for our school!
You can sponsor your child per book or you can donate a flat amount.
This is a great way to encourage our students to become great readers and to find the
magic waiting for us in books! The top three readers in each grade level will receive a
prize and special recognition at a Friday assembly. The class that reads the most
minutes will have a donut party!
Any students raising $20.00 or more will be able to get out of class and enjoy the
movie, The Lorax, with popcorn and a drink. We will be holding a drawing for tickets to
Six Flags for those students who raise $40.00 or more, each additional $10 after that
will earn your child an extra chance in the drawing. The top earning class will also win a
donut party. Top individual earners will get to help turn Mr. MacNeill into an ice-cream
Sponsor forms and reading logs need to be turned in to your child’s teacher by Friday,
March 10th.
Please make sure your child is supervised if going door to door for sponsors, and that
they are reading appropriate books for their age levels.
To help us promote Rocket Read we have special dress up days:
Monday, March 6th – Favorite color / Free Dress Day
Tuesday, March 7th – What do you want to be when you grow up day
Wednesday, March 8th – Dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character
Thursday, March 9th – Dress up as your favorite book character
Friday, March 10th – Favorite hat / Jersey day


Breakfast with Santa, Friday 12-9-16 7:15-7:45 AM

Friday, December 9, 2016 from 7:15-7:45 AM in the ER MP Room
Bring an unwrapped toy to donate to the Elk Grove Police Department and Cosumnes Fire Department Toy Drive Project
and enjoy a donut, juice and a special visit from Santa!
Toy Drive


ER PTO Big Movie Event Week November 14-18, 2016

Movie Clipart

Minimum Days are coming and the ER PTO will be hosting movies immediately after school during the week of November 14-18, 2016.  School gets out at 12:05PM.  Movies will start at approximately 12:20PM.

Tickets are $8 and include popcorn, chicken hotdog, and a small water bottle.  Tickets will be sold by preorder only , order forms are due by November 10, 2016

Dont’ forget your pillows and blankets.  Children do not need to be accompanied by an adult but do need to be current students at Elliott Ranch Elementary School.

The movies planned are :

Monday 11/14 “Zootopia”

Tuesday 11/15 “Finding Dory”

Wednesday, 11/16 “Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip”

Thursday, 11/17 “Norm of the North”

Friday , 11/28 “Minions”

Please remember that your child must be picked up promptly at 2:15 PM!!

Please email movie@elliottranchpto.com if you have any questions.

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ER Eats Out on Wednesday November 16, 2016 @ Dos Coyotes Border Cafe

Come for some good eats with ER Eats Out at Dos Coyotes Border Cafe in Elk Grove  (8519 Bond Rd # 100, Elk Grove, CA 95624) –

From 5PM to 9PM –

Bring this flyer and present to cashier when ordering (digital copy on your phone will work too)  and 20% will be dontated to ER PTO,

Dine-in only

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ER Eats Out @ Chuck E. Cheese’s Today, Friday 10-28-16 from 3PM to 9PM

Stay dry while having fun with ER Eats Out at Chuck E. Cheese’s,  Friday October 28, 2016 from 3PM to 9PM

Chuck E. Cheese’s, 9161 East Stockton Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95624

Present the flyer below at your visit!

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ER Harvest Dance this Friday! Oct 21, 2016 5:30-7:30

Date: Friday October 21, 2016

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Location:  ER Multipurpose Room and Quad

Cost: $1.00 per person plus 1 canned food item per person

Activities include: 

Please join us for the 2016 Elliott Ranch Harvest Dance!

Activities include:

Book Fair

Costume contest for each grade level



DJ Dancing

Trunk or Treat

Harvest Photo Backdrop

Food Trucks (Nacho Truck and North Border Tacos)  , available for dinner purchase starting at 5PM

Ronnie’s Italian Ice

If you’d like to volunteer or donate cookies/brownies, please contact ER PTO or drop off at PTO office Friday, October 21st

We are looking for cookie donations (for the safety of others, please do not have nuts in the cookies).  Drop off cookies at the PTO office Friday, October 21, 2016


~~~ All kids must be chaperoned by an adult. ~~~

~~~ Kids without adult supervision will not be allowed in the door. ~~~

Volunteers are still needed ,   You can sign up online here :  Sign up to volunteer at the Harvest Dance!

or send our Harvest Dance coordinators an email at :  harvestdance@elliottranchpto.com

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Elliott Ranch Apex Fun Run is on Wednesday, October 12, 2016!

The Elliott Ranch Apex Fun Run will be held on the morning of Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

The run times will be as follows:

8:15 – 9:30 AM  – Kinder AM and 2nd Grade

9:30 – 10:45 AM – 3rd and 4th Grade

10:45AM – 12:00PM  – 5th and 6th Grade

12:00 PM – 1:15 PM – Kinder PM and 1st Grade

Let’s go ER Rockets !



ER Eats Out @ Panda Express 9/21/16

ER Eats Out @ Panda Express on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 from 11AM to 9PM

Located at 5010 Elk Grove Blvd in the Raley’s Shopping Center.  (916) 478-9200

Bring the flyer or show on your mobile device and 20% will go back to Elliott Ranch Elementary

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Let’s keep the ER PTO Membership Drive going strong as we “Run” towards 100%!

A huge thanks for all the families and friends who have joined the Elliott Ranch PTO!

Your efforts with your time volunteering, your financial support, and just being involved at ER is what makes our school great.  Without all the parent and family involvement, our school would not be as excellent a place for our children learn and grow.

Each year the funds that the ER PTO raises goes to numerous programs that directly improve the experience of your child.  For example, the Library , Art Docent , Project Lead the Way (PLTW) STEM program, Harvest Dance, Spring Fling, Ice Cream Social are just to name a few of the many programs that the PTO directly supports.  This year , the PTO hopes to raise enough to provide Elliott Ranch with a new running track.  Many of you have seen the condition of our current “track” and have expressed concerns over safety for our children when they are at P.E. and recess.  If we could build a new track, it would coincide with our new APEX Fun Run program scheduled for this October and would serve ER students well for years to come.

Please join us if you haven’t already, to make Elliott Ranch Elementary School, the model that all other schools in not only Elk Grove, but the entire country strive to become.

Here’s our recognition board in the MP room, please fill our the membership form below and return it along with cash, check, or online payment to your child’s teacher, the front office staff, or administrator to be recognized on the board this year!

Click HERE to Join ONLINE!

Thank You so much and GO ER ROCKETS!

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ER Eats Out @ Subway 8/25 to 8/28/16

4 Chances to eat out and support out school!

From Thursday 8/25/16 to Sunday 8/28/16 during regular business hours, let the cashier know that you are supporting Elliott Ranch Elementary School and 10% of sales will go back to our school!

2300 Longport Ct, Elk Grove, CA 95758

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Ice Cream Social 2016 presented by ER PTO! 8/19/16 , 5:30-7:30PM

Please come to our FREE Ice Cream Social Event, sponsored by the ER PTO, on Friday August 19th drom 5:30-7:30 PM

Come and meet up with old friends, meet new friends, and show your ER Rocket School Spirit!

Volunteers are always appreciated , for more information, please contact our Ice Cream Social Team at siaraandrews@hotmail.com 

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