The Andersen PTA will take your donations/sponsorship any time of the year, however if you’d like your child to be part of the photomosaic, the deadline is this week. For details on sponsorship levels <click here>

To donate click the Paypal button above.


Do 100% of PTA donations benefit Andersen families? Yes. 100% of Andersen Strong Sponsorship and Jogabunga Pledge donations, plus 100% of the net proceeds from the sale of Yearbooks, Spiritwear, Book Fair, School Play and School Supplies benefit Andersen programs. […]

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  • Socktober has kicked off! Now through 10/4, please donate new socks (preferably dark or patterned) and sized for elementary school kids. Collection bins will be in the classrooms. The socks will go to 6 underprivileged schools in Costa Mesa and Santa Ana.
  • Also, please bring gently used or brand new shoes as well. These will go to an organization that delivers them to children in need all over the world!  Contact Kara Greer ( or Christina Hahne ( with any questions.

  • Join us for a Rootin’ Tootin’ Reading Rodeo! Our Wild West Fall Book Fair is October 9th to October 13th. Saddle up, come grab some books, & raise money for our school!
  • Family Night will be on Tuesday, October 10th 5pm to 7pm. There will be food trucks, country tunes, a few western games, and Sheriff Bray will read to all the cowboys and cowgirls in the OK-To-Read Corral at 6pm
  • We need volunteers for our Book Fair! If you can spare an hour or two, it really is a fun volunteer job to see how excited these kids get about books! To sign up please Click Here
  • We will also be holding a used book drive this year and collecting gently used books for our sister school Wilson Elementary. Hope to see ya’ll on October 9th!

  • Wednesday 9/27– Early out at 1:10 PM
  • Thursday 9/28 – School Picture Day
  • Thursday 9/28 – REQUIRED volunteer badge photo taken for NEW volunteers AND returning volunteers with a badge photo taken before last September (2016) by Cantrell Photography starting at 7:30 AM in the MPR.
  • Currently Underway: PTA Art Reflections Contest! There will be NO workshop this year, instead students are encouraged to work on their submissions at home. Find official rules for Art Reflections HERE and contact Liz deSousa with any questions.
  • Friday 9/29 – Volunteer badge pickup at 8 AM at flag deck
  • Monday 10/2 – All Art Reflections Entries are due to the front office
  • Wednesday 10/4 – Walk to School Day
  • Link to Google Calendar
  • Future Week-At-A-Glance emails will come from your class Room Parents

Save the Date

  • Thursday 10/5 – PTA general meeting in the MPR starting at 10 AM
  • Sunday 10/15 – Harvest Festival 1130-3pm. Pumpkins will be sold the week of 10/11 for the first ever pumpkin carving contest
  • Week of 10/24 – Red Ribbon Week
  • DEANS Dinner Dance