Delaware PTA Announces Grant Recipients

Terri Carpe,

 Delaware PTA Announces Grant Recipients

 Bear, DE (January 15, 2017) — The following Delaware PTA units have received grants of $500 in support of school programs or events that align with National PTA initiatives of Student and School Success (Family Engagement), Health and Safety and Arts in Education.  This grant was open to all PTA units in the state that are in good standing with DPTA.

The recipients by school district are:


Olive B. Loss Elementary PTA: School Musical in support of Arts in Education

Silver Lake Elementary PTA: iPad Cart and iPads in support of Student and School Success


Carrcroft Elementary PTA: Hip Hop Fundamentals: Peace, Love, Unity and Having Fun in support of Arts in Education

Lombardy Elementary PTA: Elementary School Vegetable Garden

Caesar Rodney:

Welch Elementary PTA: Math Reading Eating (MRE) Literacy Nights in support of Student and School Success


Marshall Elementary PTA: Marshall Mile Walk-a-thon in support of Health and Safety

Newark High School PTA: After Prom in support of Health and Safety

Smith Elementary PTA: Buddy Bench in support of Student and School Success


Castle Hills Elementary PTA:  Parent/Student Art Night in support of Arts in Education

Southern Elementary PTA: Family Game Night in support of Student and School Success


For more information about these programs and events, please visit the DPTA website:  For information about National PTAs programs, please visit the NPTA website:



About Delaware PTA

Delaware PTA is the state PTA affiliate that connects national resources to local unit efforts as demonstrated in our ongoing Reflections program collaboration. By helping to coordinate ongoing state-wide efforts that include but are not limited to arts in our schools, advocacy around state legislation that impacts all students and ongoing training for families on leadership skills to name just a few of our annual efforts, Delaware PTA helps to make the family voices heard and provides important family representation in many state-wide conversations.  Our leadership is always evolving as more parents and teachers support our grassroots efforts. Delaware PTA leadership is open to all families across Delaware on an annual basis.  Today’s PTA families are empowered, informed and responsive.