Welcome to Park Village Foundation!

Play our video to learn more about all the wonderful programs and events our fundraising efforts help provide for the school and our students.

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Current Events:

Thank you!

The PV Foundation thanks you for your support this year! The Foundation’s purpose is to:

  • Increase every student’s ability to achieve a superior, college-ready education
  • Raise funds to build and maintain our academic-based programs and community-building events
  • Provide our PUSD teaching staff with the tools they need to teach our children
  • Sustain our program coordinators in Art, Music, Science, and Physical Education
  • Inspire excellence and encourage camaraderie throughout our school
  • Support our school events and programs to foster relationships with our families and community

Specifically, we provide funding for:

  • Science (Mrs Nellies’ salary, lab materials)
  • Art (Mrs. Hirst’s salary, art materials)
  • Music (Miss LaDow’s salary)
  • Physical Education (Mrs. Mills’ salary, PE equipment)
  • Technology (iPads, Chromebooks, mall printers, printer cartridges, etc)
  • Library (Follet & Guild subscriptions, new books, etc)
  • Curriculum (ALEKS Math program, LEXIA Reading program, Penguin PALS, teacher training, assemblies, field trip transportation, homework folders, etc)
  • Outdoor classroom/learning garden (fencing, planter boxes, composters, irrigation, etc)
  • Family Events (Meet, Greet, & Eat, DADS Movie Night, DADS Canyon Bike Ride, DADS Astronomy Night, Canyon Quest, DADS Pancake Breakfast & Car Show, Penguin Rock, etc)
  • And more! We pay for staff CPR training, back-to-school and appreciation lunches for staff/teachers, supplies for school improvements done by the DADS Group, and many other things that help to keep our school running smoothly.

This year’s operating budget was $162,484 for all of these programs. We achieve this goal by the following avenues:

  • Annual Fall Pledge Drive & Corporate Matching
  • Friends of the Foundation Sponsors
  • Jog-a-thon
  • Family Game Night & Spring Online Auction
  • Disneyland, parking space, and spring basket raffles
  • Restaurant Nights, Spirit Wear, Yearbook, Book Fair, BoxTops, amazon.com

The PV Foundation is composed of Principal Mosgrove, two teacher advisors, and parent volunteers serving on the board. Our non-program, or administrative, expenses are only a small fraction our total operating budget. We do everything in-house, thus maximizing the reach of your dollars. With your participation, we are able to meet our fundraising goals. Any monies raised over our budget are used to enhance the education of our Penguins (ie, additional gifts to the library to update the collection, and additional weeks of music instruction with Miss LaDow). You make the difference in providing this enriched curriculum and experience at Park Village. THANK YOU!

PV Flash Mob

We celebrated Heritage Day during Friday Flag on April 26 with a school-wide flash mob! Choreographed by our very own music teacher, Ms. LaDow!

Online Auction and Family Game Night

Thank you for supporting another successful Online Auction! Congratulations to the winner of the 2 Disneyland tickets for placing a bid by the deadline.

A lot of fun was had at our 7th Annual Family Game Night on Friday, April 5. Food trucks Pinto’s Pizza Cones, Haad Sai Thai, and Nana’s Heavenly Hot Dogs, were on campus, and the DADS Dessert Table offered a variety of ice cream treats and their signature cotton candy.  Also featured: bingo with your favorite teachers as callers, our signature Game Room (Tosso and board games), seven amazing raffle baskets, and second chance bingo raffle drawings! Congratulations to all of our winners!

All proceeds from the Online Auction and Family Game Night support our Science, Art, Music, PE, and Technology programs. 

Outdoor Classroom Update ~ 3/8/19

While we are waiting for irrigation to go in for the beautiful new planter boxes, 2nd Grade has been busy planting and watching their garden grow – radishes, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, snap peas, carrots and spinach!




Jog-a-thon – THANK YOU and … We Did It!

THANK YOU to everyone for another successful Jog-a-thon! The students impressed us all with their perseverance and can-do attitude out on the track. It was so encouraging to see the parents, siblings and grandparents out there cheering their runners on. Thank you to our teachers, staff, Mr. Mosgrove, and our custodian, Mr. Armin, for assisting us with this event — we could not do it without them. Thank you to our Friends of the Foundation and especially to Laces Running Company, CPK, Mira Mesa Auto Techs, Pacific Polo, Smart Solar, Eye Level, i-Ortho, and Jen Howard for supporting this year’s Jog-a-thon. A special shout-out goes to Victor Rubio for putting together the music playlist and DJ’ing the event.

We have completed calculations of our Jog-a-thon donations, and we have some exciting news! Our SCHOOL-WIDE GOAL of raising $20,000 was MET. Not only was it met, your donations SURPASSED the goal, bringing the grand total to over $31,500! CONGRATULATIONS!

BizTown Field Trip Documented by PUSD Communications Department

The PV Foundation helps to fund field trips and assemblies. Our 5th graders recently went to JA BizTown for PV’s inaugural visit, and the PUSD Communications Department documented their experience. Click here to read the story and watch the video, part of PUSD’s “Excellence in Education” series: https://goo.gl/e4WEUZ

Outdoor Classroom Update ~ 1/25/19

We had a great turnout for the first Outdoor Classroom build party last weekend. Six amazing planter boxes were built! In addition to building the planter boxes, we also touched up the handball wall poles. This is what the DADS Group is about: DADS with TOOLS building a legacy that our kids and future penguins will enjoy! Special thanks to Ryan Broley for picking up all the lumber and doing the prep work; and all the kids who helped with the build and campus cleanup.

Our next build party is on Sunday Feb 10, 8:00am to 12:00pm. Please sign up to help finish the poles, build a ramp, and possibly lay down some pavers. No experience necessary! Sign Up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e084ea9ae2da5f85-210

Welcome Jillian LaDow, Music Coordinator

Park Village Foundation is excited to announce that Miss LaDow will be joining the PV Family as our new Music Coordinator! Starting January 7, she will be on campus three times a week, giving weekly general music instruction to each class. Curriculum components include beat, rhythm, melody, solfege, and glee. In addition, 5th graders will receive a 5 week ukulele curriculum. Read more about Miss LaDow’s background here: http://parkvillagefoundation.com/coordinators/. Please join us in giving Miss LaDow a warm welcome!


Double Your Donation with Corporate Matching

Thank you for your Golden Envelope Pledge Drive donations! We are halfway to our 2018-2019 budgeted goal of $150,000. Although our annual Pledge Drive has come to an end, we accept donations all year long. Your tax-deductible donation can easily be doubled with corporate matching. Check with your company’s Human Resources Department to see if they match employee charitable donations. You can also go to Matching Gift Search to find out if your company has a matching gift policy.

Acknowledgement letters for donations of $250 or more are being mailed soon, and serve as your donation receipt. If you require a receipt sooner, or for a donation of less than $250, please contact the Treasurer.  Thank you for taking a few minutes to inquire about corporate matching. Imagine what we could do at Park Village with more!

At the Library:

  • With a donation of $100… Mrs. Fleming could support Mrs. Burgstaller’s “No Place for Hate” program by purchasing the library books that we don’t already own.
  • With a donation of  $250…Mrs. Fleming could replace the small, worn out bookends with larger steel ones with magnetic bases (in fun colors) and refresh the library décor with a vinyl wall quote.
  • With a donation of $350… Mrs. Fleming could buy approximately 23 hardcover books for the library, specifically “student choice” titles that the students wish we had. That in turn would free up other funds and enable her to purchase more books for other areas of the collection.   

Outdoor Classroom / Learning Garden

Thanks to the hard work and muscle of our DADS Group, and funding from PV Foundation, there is a new fence up behind the kindergarten playground. This space is the location of PV’s newest project: the outdoor classroom / learning garden. Principal Mosgrove is working with a Master Gardener for design, planning, and implementation of the garden, as well as classroom lessons. 2nd grade classes have begun planting seeds. 3rd grade classes are growing milkweed and studying the butterfly life cycle. 4th grade classes will soon be learning about composting. Up next is constructing irrigation lines, installing a pathway into the area, and building raised planter boxes. We look forward to the upcoming months as the new garden take shape!


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