Thursday, February 23, 2017

Silent Auction 2017

Advance dinner ticket purchase was closed on 3/21/2017 to allow processing of the purchases. Dinner purchase will still be available at the event with cash or check at the same prices shown on the flyer.

Flyer Correction - The time listed on the flyer for the Kindergarten performance is incorrect. The correct time for the Kindergarten Performance is 6:30 PM

Monday, December 5, 2016

Holiday Pop Up Shop and Parents Night Out

Parents Night Out
Friday December 12/9/16
Free for PTA Members
 Sign up by 12/6/16

Help The Students Shop in the 
Holiday POP- Up Shop
On the Cafe' Stage Thursday and Friday
Sign up below

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Do not Miss this Event - NOVEMBER 6th

 2016 Lion Pride 5k & Kids Fun Run

Next Saturday, November 6th will be the 2nd Annual Lion Pride 5k and Kid's Fun Run.  This is Goochland Elementary School's only Fall Fundraiser and we would love your support!

Located at :3150 River Rd West, Goochland, VA 23063

  • Kids' 1 mile Fun Run will begin at 8:15 and is 4 laps around the track.  
  • 5K begins at 9am on the GES track, then around the Cross Country Trails, GHS Track and back again. 
  • A Lion's Den station will be available for children to wait for parents running the 5k, 
  • Volunteers are welcome at the event!

Click Here to register

FEE: $25 until October 31st, includes shirt available after 11/11. 
(Sign ups prior to 10/25 receive shirt on race day) 
Fee increases to $35 November 1st to Race Day!

Come and support the runners!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Trunk or Treat 2016

Saturday, October 22nd
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Gates open at 4:00 p.m. for vehicle parking. All vehicles MUST be parked by 5:00p.m. and may not leave before 7:00 p.m. No late parking admission. Walk-ins only after 5:00p.m. 

Safety is our top priority!


                  IN ADVANCE           AT GATE    

CAR LOAD      $8.00                 $10.00
    WALK-IN        $4.00pp            $ 5.00pp

CAR ATTENDEES: Please bring candy forTrunk or Treating. There are LOTS of kids trunk or treating!!
Lucy 804-410-1166WALK IN cap at $25 for more than 5 family members.

NEW! Pay in advance online! Help us save paper!  
PAYPAL link here:


Your online receipt is your car pass or ticket for entry. 
Advance paper form along with cash & checks payable to GES PTA will still be accepted. Please detach the slip below & return to GES along with payment by Thursday, October 13, 2016.


Nakon Savon Lucy 804-410-1166

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Welcome Back 2016-2017

Welcome Back to GES!  


  • Thursday September 15th, Back to School Night! 
  • Click the Budget Tab and Review before the meeting

  •  Save the Date, Saturday October 22nd, 2016

  • Save the Date, 2nd Annual Lion Pride 5K November 5th, 2016

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016 Silent Auction & Family Dinner

Tax Deductible Donation Level

Thank you to all who pre-ordered your dinners for the Wild Wild West Silent Auction n' Family Dinner. Pre-orders have now closed. If you havent pre-ordered, dinner tickets will be available to purchase at the door as well. (first come-first served basis).
Thank you once again to our Sponsors, Short Pump Orthodontics and Patient First for helping to make this event possible.

 Buy your tickets today!

Dinner Options


  See you on the 24th!

Thursday, February 4, 2016

It's February Already! Almost 100 day mark!

Hello GES Families! 


Some of the remaining events for the school year. MARK your calendars so you can plan to  be available to participate! 


Volunteers are always needed for these events to make them as much fun as possible for the kids - Many hands make light work.  And YOUR children love to see you at their school.  


Please consider helping out with planning, contributing time or supplies or just being there! E-mail the PTA general mailbox at  or call the school at 556-5321 for more information. 


Ask yourself what you can do to contribute. Have an hour to serve popcorn at Field Day? Have a few hours to help serve snacks or setup at K-3 or 4-5 social? Can donate $10/$20 or more to help pay for these events?

Every bit helps


February 2016 

February 17 Wednesday:  Bella Sicilia Spirit Night 4-9 pm
February 22 Monday:  Grades K-3 social 1:30-2:30
  Sign Up: 

February 26 Friday:  Grades 4-5 Luau Social 1:30-2:45 pm
  Sign Up: 

March 2016

March 14 Monday: I Have a Dream (a Theater IV Production)
all grade levels - sponsored by the PTA 
March 24 Thursday: Silent Auction & Family Dinner
(Biggest fundraiser of the year and a great family fellowship opportunity!!)

April 2016

April 20 Wednesday:  McDonald's Spirit Night (Manakin) 5-8 p

April 21:  Talent Show & General Membership Meeting  6pm

May 2016

May 18 Wednesday: McDonald's Spirit Night (Manakin) 5-8 pm

May 30: Memorial Day

May 31: Field Day

June 2016

June 1 Wednesday: Honor Assembly; Classroom parties

June 2 Thursday: 5th grade Graduation 

June 3 Friday: Last day of school !!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

GES Lion Pride Roars!!!

The 1st Annual Lion Pride 5k & Kids' Fun Run was held this past Saturday, November 7th!
In spite of the dreary forecast the kids, families and communities came out to make it a day we will not soon forget!  A great day for GES and the community!!

Click the link for 5k results and lots of race photos:

Congratulations to the Fun Run Winners

1st Place     Greyson Grant

2nd Place   Will Browning

     3rd Place  Samuel Whitcomb

Thank You to our Sponsors!!

Short Pump Orthodontics
Old Dominion Asset Management
Virginia Service Supply
Cub Scout Pack 710
Patient First
Luck Stone
Relay Foods
Dick's Sporting Goods
Page Stationery
Goochland Physical Therapy
Manakin Sabot Cosmetic & Family Dentistry
250 Sports Grill
Epps Carpentry and Home Repair
American Legion Post 215
Kahlos Restaurant
Richmond Scale
Gardner Orthodontics
Tom's Auto/ James River Sporting Goods

Last but not least, a very special Thanks to the Goochland Family YMCA Young Leaders Club, Goochland High School Interact Club and all the GES families who volunteered to help this event run smoothly!!  Without you this event would not be possible!!

November McDonald's Spirit Night

Wednesday, November 18th 5 - 8 PM

Be there and  have your favorite teachers serve your meal!!

5-6pm Betsy Alvis and Megan Glasco
6-7pm Sarah DeLong and Ariel Kuykendall
7-8pmCaroline Van Ness and Jen Ruffner

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lion Pride 5k & Kids' Fun Run | Registration Open

Sign Up
Click the link above to sign up today for our exciting fall fundraiser the Lion Pride 5k & Kids' Fun Run!  Register by 10/27/15 for guaranteed t-shirt, $10 off coupon from 3sports and so much more!

For Registration form click:  Lion Pride 5k & Fun Run Registration Form

Friday, August 14, 2015

The 1st Annual Lion Pride 5K and Kids Fun Run REPLACES our Fall Catalog Fundraiser! More details to come as the BIG DATE approaches!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Super Activities & Treats
Field Games with Special Agent Jackson
Training Course and Super Jump (Inflatables)
Splash Down (Dunk Tank) Hero ID Station (temporary tattoos)
“Cape” walk • Power Up Snack Station
Ice Man Brain Freeze Snow Cones • Spiderman’s Web Candy • Hulk Smash Corn

Super Volunteers are Needed for All Positions

If you’d like to Earn Super Volunteer StatusVisit our Sign Up Genius To Choose Your Own Time Slot:

Please contact us if you have any questions or call GES at 556-5321.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Teacher Appreciation Week 2015

Teacher Appreciation Week 2015
May 4th – May 8th

Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner! Please look over the following details and sign up if you will be able to donate items or your time.  We will need volunteers Thursday, April 30th and Friday, May 1st, for teacher door preparation/decoration.

If we give our teachers an awesome Teacher Appreciation Week, they’ll be reminded how grateful we are for all their hard work and, chances are, they’ll smile… and then want a hug to go with it

To sign up, please visit: 
or contact: Julia Tohme’: email:  or

Friday, April 17, 2015


Kahlos Mexican Restaurant

1940 Sandy Hook Road • (804) 556-0074


Dine in or take-out from 4:00pm -9:00pm
Kahlos will donate 10% of the sales back
to the Goochland Elementary School PTA

Please present this flyer to your server for all dine-in
or take-out purchases.   Thank you for your support!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Spring Spirit Wear Sale!

Place your Spring order for GES Spirit Wear!!
Return your order forms or order here online 
(see link below) by April 24th.  

Our kids can show their lion pride on upcoming field trips and field day!  
A new solid red t-shirt option is now available!

Order Items
Sizes (If unsure, please order 1 size up)

Questions? Contact us at

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Goochland Elementary PTA 

Annual Spring Silent Auction and Family Dinner

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:00-8:00 pm

You are cordially invited to an evening of fun for the whole family.  Place the highest bid and win some exciting items.  Enjoy a delicious dinner provided by Piedmont SmokehouseRaise your hand at our live auction.  Take a chance at the 50/50 Raffle.  Listen to a special performance by the GES Kindergarten Chorus led by Mrs. Watts.  Please support our largest annual fundraising event so that we can continue to fund existing PTA programs and save for a NEW PLAYGROUND!

Dinner will include Pulled Pork Barbecue Sandwich, Coleslaw and Pit smoked Beans for adults and children.  A second option available for children will include two Hot Dogs and Mac & Cheese.

5:00-6:45              Doors open for Silent Auction and Dinner
                                 6:00                        Performance from Kindergarten              
                                 6:55                        50/50 Raffle winner will be announced
                                 7:00-8:00              Live Auction of Student Created Art

A little birdie told me about some of the wonderful items you can win…

Theme Baskets by grade:  “For the Birds”   “Crafty Kids”   “Pampered Pooch”  “Coo-Coo for Cocoa”   “Wheel of Fortune”   “Backyard Chef”   “The Great Outdoors”  and   “Early Bird Gets the Worm”

Win GES Teacher Time:  Putt Putt with the Principal- Mrs. McCay,  Pottery Painting- Mrs. Ware,  Movie- Mrs. Norman,  Guitar or Ukulele Lessons- Mrs. Watts,  Flying Squirrels Game- Mr. Jackson & Ms. Case,  Pancake Breakfast - Mrs. Smith,  Science Museum- Mrs. Demas & Mrs. Brown,  Pizza Bowl Party -Ms. Kuykendall & Ms. Ludwig,  Fishing Fun- Mrs. Delong,  Crazy Crafts and Dinner- with Mrs. Alvis & Ms. Taylor,  Lewis Ginter - Mrs. Black,  Laser Tag -Ms. Van Ness & Ms. Willis
Thank you to our very generous event sponsors, Short Pump Orthodontics & Patient First.

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Annual Spring Silent Auction and Family Dinner

Student’s Name ____________________  Grade/Homeroom Teacher  ____________________  Phone # or Email __________________

# of Adults- BBQ Dinner plus sides   _________ X  $7.00= _________  
# of Children-BBQ Dinner plus sides _________ X  $4.00= _________  

# of Children-2 Hot-dogs & one side _________ X  $4.00= _________                  

or Total RSVP (pay at the door)adults______ kids______

or I will not be attending this year (please check)_____________

Total pre-payment enclosed (Cash or check)                     =_________                    

Advance Ticket Purchase is encouraged!  Please return this form by Friday 3/13/15

Ticket purchase will also be available at the door. 
Cash, Check or Credit Card will be accepted for dinner and silent auction purchases. 
Your advance response helps us order the correct quantity of food from the caterer to ensure everyone gets a meal.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

5th Grade Bake Sale at GES Silent Auction

All proceeds from the BAKE SALE will go to fund the 5th Grade Graduation celebration!     We need your help.  Please remove this slip and return to school.  YES, I would be happy to donate:

                   _____Cookies (Qty by dozen)         _____Muffins (Qty by dozen)
                   _____Brownies                                    _____Cake
                   _____Rice Krispy Treats                   _____Cupcakes (Qty by dozen)
                   _____Breads                                         _____Other (___________________)

We will be collecting donations at the school March 18th before and after school in the cafeteria.  Items can also be brought the day of the event by 4:00 to the cafeteria.

Any questions please contact Carey Stagg 804-247-3925.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

 Spring Silent Auction and Family Dinner
“Theme Basket Auction”

The silent auction will feature these “Theme Baskets” by grade, filled with contributions from students and families of Goochland Elementary.   Please consider donating an item. Students are welcome to combine efforts with other classmates to donate larger items.  Which grade will raise the most money??

Please deliver donations to school by Thursday, March 5th

The Spring Silent Auction & Family Dinner will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015.  For more information, please contact or visit .

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

March 19 - Thursday - Annual Family Dinner and Silent Auction!


Goochland Elementary School
      PTA will host its annual

Thursday March 19th, 2015

This is our largest event and largest fundraiser of the year.
Please mark your calendar and attend.

Initial planning has begun and ALL are welcome to help make this the most fun and successful night ever.

Questions?  Willing to volunteer or contribute auction goods / services? 
Contact Vicki Dacey or any PTA Board member! 


The Goochland Elementary School PTA greatly depends on the generosity of local businesses like yours to make this event successful. Please consider joining other businesses and community members in supporting Goochland Elementary School.  By placing an advertisement in our Auction Program, your business will reach over 200 families, faculty and staff in the Goochland and Metro-Richmond area.  You will also be included on our Facebook page: as well as this site.

If you are interested in placing an advertisement in our auction program, or have any questions, please contact Vicki Dacey: or use the General PTA mailbox:

We request that all submissions be delivered via e-mail by March 2, 2015. 
Payments can be mailed directly to:
Goochland Elementary School PTA 
3150 River Road West Goochland, VA 23063 

or use our convenient PayPal link below.

Purchase Ad / Make Donation

This month's Spirit Night at the Manakin McDonald's is Wednesday, February 18th.  
Come out and have some of your favorite GES teachers serve up your meal!  
A percentage of  all dine-in and drive thru meals between 5-8 pm will be given back to GES! 
Come support our school!