April Spirit Night

Yates PTA Spirit Night

Monday, April 18th

6pm – 8pm

12286 Warwick Blvd.

Newport News, VA 23606

10% of all proceeds will go to Yates!

Invite your friend and families!


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January Spirit Night


Join the Yates PTA at Joe and Mimma’s Italian Restaurant on Monday, January 11, from 5-8pm.  10% of all proceeds will go directly to the PTA!


This is available on all “TO GO” order as well!


Spirit Night Flyer

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Holiday Shop 2015

Holiday Shop

Good evening Yates PTA families!

The Holiday Shop is coming! It will be from 12/8-12/11. We are in need of more volunteers to help make this very popular event a great success. We are setting up the shop on Monday, 12/7, at 9am in the gym. If you have the time, please consider giving us a hand. Many hands will make this quick work!

Please be on the lookout in your child’s Thursday express folder for a form that you can return to your child’s teacher to indicate the date(s) and time(s) you can help.

Please consider coming out to help support your PTA!



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Spirit Night!

Come out for a Spirit Night for YATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PTA on Monday, September 14, 2015 from 5pm-8pm at Chick-fil-A Christopher Newport!

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Child Development Research at CNU

8- to 12-year-old children are needed for a study on cognitive development! Children will be asked to complete multiple games which involve memory, problem-solving, and vocabulary at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA. All children will receive a prize for participating. Visits will last approximately 1.5 hours. Weekday (including evening) and weekend appointments are available all summer! We hope you will contact us soon by emailing us at childstudies@cnu.edu or giving us a call at (757) 594-8685!

Interested in your children participating in research, but they are not in this age range? Go to http://goo.gl/forms/49J8F53hCL to sign up, and we will call you when your child is eligible for a study!

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Facebook Promotion/Competition


NEW COMPETITION!  Starts April 1 and runs to April 30.

Like the Yates Elementary School PTA page on Facebook.

Comment on the event “Facebook Promotion” with the name of the teacher of the child you are supporting. (1 comment per person).

Invite your friends and family to like the page too!

The teacher with the most comments will be rewarded with an ice cream social for their class. There will be a winner and a runner up for the lower grade hall and the upper grade hall.

Promotion starts April 1 and runs through April 30.

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Online Book Fair

Dear Yates Elementary School Parents and Supporters,

We are pleased to announce our upcoming online book fair. The dates for the book fair are November 17 to 30, 2014.
This book fair will be completely online through Children’s Bookstore.  It’s easy to participate by doing the following:
2.    Shop for the books you can’t wait to read, every book on the website is eligible for our book fair.
3.    Books will be shipped directly to your home.
This is a little different from other book fairs we’ve done.  There are more than 200,000 books available from baby books to young adult books, you won’t need to come to the school and you can select how fast you receive your books.
We’d love for you to participate in our book fair.  It will raise funds for our school and promote reading for our students.
Because it’s an online fair, anyone can join in.  Please forward this information along to friends and family anywhere in the U.S.  You can also post information about our book fair to your Facebook page or Twitter.
We’ll send reminder emails out when the book fair begins and as it progresses.
If you arrive at the website through a page other than our book fair page, please enter our unique code a checkout: 881-5450  
Please let us know if you have any questions.  You can email questions about the books available to the helpful staff at Children’s Bookstore here: bookfairs@childrensbookstore.com.
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Hello world!

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