Help your school! Win Prizes! Have FUN!!!

Who: All Westside Students

What: The Westside Teachers and PTA are hosting a Move-A-Thon!

Students will collect donations for their participation in the Move-A-Thon during their specials class. Each grade level will warm up in the gym, receive a tracking card to record their laps, and then head outside to the track. They will be given 20 minutes to walk or jog laps with their friends while listening to music proved by DJ David Garza! Volunteers and teachers will monitor the kids, help count laps, and provide water. At the end of the 20 minutes students will turn in their cards and laps will be counted.

When: Wednesday, April 18th during each grade level Specials class

Why: Westside teachers and PTA want to raise money for the enrichment of Westside through The Leader in Me process. The money raised will benefit every student at Westside.

Collecting Dates: March 21st through April 17th

Money Due: April 18th 

Cash or checks (payable to Westside Elementary PTA) will be collected at the school. Credit card donations may be made online at Use the Facebook and Twitter buttons on the PTA website to share with your families and friends!

**If you donate $200, your name, or company name, will be placed on The Move-A-Thon Sponsor Banner and T-Shirt that will be hung on the fence along Nelson Ranch Loop!  Last day to become a sponsor is March 27th.

How does your student earn prizes?

Students will have the opportunity to earn prizes based on the amount of donations they collect (see prize levels on the back). There will also be prizes for the Top Earner per grade level (medals awarded), Top Earner in the school (plaque awarded), Earner who brings in the online donation from farthest away (as determined by Google Maps; medal awarded), Top Mover per grade level (medals awarded), and Top Mover in the school (plaque awarded). The Grade Level that raises the most money will receive a special BOUNCE HOUSE PARTY RECESS!!

Winners will be announced on April 27th during Rocket Radio News. 


Prizes: All prizes will be awarded by May 7th.

  • All prizes are based on donations collected by individual students.
  • Students will receive the prize for the donation level they reach PLUS all prizes at the lower donation levels at max of $75.00.
  • If you hand in your t-shirt coupon by March 14th you will receive your t-shirt in time for Move-A-Thon. All other prizes will be awarded after the Move-A-Thon date.

Prize Levels:

$15– Silicone Westside Wristband

$20- Drawstring Westside Backpack

$25 – T-shirt

$50 – Extra Special Rocket Recess

$75 – Water Cannon Battle

***** A $75 donation earns you all of the above prizes

$150 – Dodgeball Fun with Westside Teachers

$200 – Painting Party hosted by Art Spark

$300 – Cooking class with Executive Chef Patrick Newman

$400 – Swimming Party at Elmer

$500 - Principal for the day

Please email Christy Shindell (Fundraising Chair) – with any questions.