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On Thursday, February 21, bring the entire family and join the Elitha Donner PTA at Family Movie Night. A general PTA meeting will start the evening at 5:30 PM with the movie to follow. Pizza by the slice, beverages, and candy will be available for purchase. FREE POPCORN for all in attendance. Families are encouraged to bring blankets, pillows and camping bag chairs to enjoy the movie. STUDENTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, DROP OFFS ARE NOT ALLOWED. Appropriate dress attire required.

Dinner @ Chick-fil-A Tuesday January 29, 5 pm – 8 pm

Bingo With Santa Thursday December 13th

Eat Out & Help Donner Wednesday November 28th

Schools Closed Friday November 16

Elitha Donner Elementary and all Elk Grove Schools will be closed Friday November 16.

Click on image below for more information.

EGUSD Parent Communications and Notifications Information

EGUSD uses two main forms of electronic communications to share information with parents and
ParentVUE Synergy Mail
● Access: Available only through ParentVUE Student Information System for school staff, parents
and/or guardians and students.
● Format: Internal Messaging System (IMS forwards a copy of a message to parents’ email.)
● Purpose: Primary purpose of Synergy Mail is for teacher to parent/student communication.
Schools also may use this for general school information, however it is limited to email only.

● Access: Available automatically as a parent/guardian.
● Format: Phone, email and text
● Purpose: Primary purpose is to send emergency notifications, school incident notifications
and/or transportation related incidents or major delays. Please note that emergency notifications
go to parents/guardians and emergency contacts.) SchoolMessenger is also used for
non-emergency school information, upcoming events or important dates and general school or
district news.

To Learn More & Access links to ParentVUE & SchoolMessenger Click Here


“This donation drive is in lieu of sending students home with the task of soliciting sales, collecting money and delivering goods. Please support the Elitha Donner PTA with your generous tax-deductible direct donation and help us achieve our goals to support our students and staff. The PTA will receive 100% of your donation! (Your company may also participate in a corporate match giving program.)”

WHEN – November 1 – 30, 2018

GOAL – $7,500

Click here for details on how to make your donation

Movie Matinee Friday October 26th

Multicultural Festival – Friday October 19th


Download form here.

Monday October 15th – Chipotle for Dinner

Movie Matinee Friday October 5th

Movie Matinee Friday September 14th

Donner Dinner Night @ Steve’s Pizza

Movie Matinee Friday August 17th

2018 Back To School Night Information

Join us for Back to School Night.  Meet your child’s teacher and learn about the year’s expectations.  Please visit our informational booths before or after your classroom presentation to see many of the opportunities available at Elitha Donner.

Grades 1 – 6 Back to School Dates

Tracks B, C, & D – Tuesday, July 17TH

Track A – Thursday, August 16TH

Classroom Presentations

Primary Session:

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. (Grades 1st  – 3rd)

Intermediate Session:

6:05-6:35 p.m. (Grades 4th – 6th)

Please note:  There is only 1 session.

Due to limited seating and the importance of the information provided, we ask that only parents attend the classroom sessions. 

Childcare will be provided in the MP Room.

Snacks will be available for purchase by PTA 

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