The purpose of the PTK is to support, encourage, and enrich the educational, creative, and social experience of Carlos Gilbert Elementary School (CGE). We are involved parents interested in giving the best to our children by being an integral part of their school.
Our annual fundraising goal of $40,000-$45,000 helped to fund the following programs and activities for 2015-2016:
Grade Level Programs for each grade.
Kinder - Storytelling
1st Grade - Yoga
2nd Grade - Improv with Santa Fe Performing Arts
3d Grade - Ice Skating Lessons at GCCC
4th Grade - NDI-NM Outreach Program
5th Grade - Wise Fool Circus Program
6th Grade - Cooking
We pay every teacher a stipend of $250 for per semester for classroom materials to help fund their classroom environment.
Club & Team Stipends
We pay every club and team a yearly stipend of $100.
We paid interested teachers an hourly wage to tutor children during lunch and after school. The teachers determined the children who had the greatest need and were available for extra help.
Education Field Trips and Activities
We pay for all kinds field trips and activities to help enrich the learning environment and curriculums for every grade.
The funding for the 2016-2017 school year will differ depending on the grade level programs chosen by the teachers this year but will stay much the same in terms of our dedication to provide quality and enriching programs and activities for all the students of CGE, K-6.
We are very involved with our teachers, classrooms, Student Council, school events & activities, sports teams, school clubs, and cultural events (arts, music, band) throughout the school year. We work closely with Principal Pietrocci and the staff. The PTK is dedicated to the education of our children and work to keep academics our top priority. We help keep our Blackhawk spirits soaring high!