Groveton PTA

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Next PTA Meeting: Thursday, 11 November @ 7pm in the cafeteria at Groveton Elementary School

Student Holidays:

  • Friday, 29 October - 2-hour early release

  • Monday, 1 November - Teacher Work Day

  • Tuesday, 2 November - Election Day

Groveton Elementary Fall Festival: Saturday, 6 November Sign up to volunteer and lead this event!

Sponsor Fundraising Events:

  • El Paso Night (will donate 15% of purchases to Groveton):

      • 9 November

  • Toppers Pizza Nights (will donate 30% of purchases to Groveton):

      • 9 December, 15 February, 14 April

    • for online orders, please put Groveton Elem in the comments

  • Yogurt City (will donate 25% of purchases to Groveton):

      • 29 October, 11 November, 20 January, 3 March, 31 March, 10 June

Volunteering: Please sign up as an outdoor lunch monitor! Sign up here (more details on our 'Volunteer' page)

Bookfair: Link, to earn 4% back for the school

Groveton Elementary Top PTA Sponsors

Toppers Pizza

El Paso Mexican Restaurant

Yogurt City Frozen Yogurt


Five Below

DC Slices Food Trucks


(Beacon Mall)

Shop with Amazon Smile

Home Depot

(Hybla Valley)

Meet the Groveton PTA Officers

Steve is father of Shane a second grader who participates in the Spanish Immersion program. He is married to Melanie Rhinehart Van Tassell. Steve moved to the Washington, DC area in 1994 and has lived in various neighborhoods in Arlington and the City of Alexandria before moving to the Woodstone neighborhood since 2008. He was the first father to join the MOMS Club of Alexandria - South for stay-at home parents when he joined in February of 2014. Steve actively participated in club activities and served one year as Administrative VP and one year as Secretary during his tenure in the MOMS Club. Steve has been a volunteer manager in the Pioneer Baseball league for the past four years.

George Newbury is the parent of a 2nd Grader and Kindergartner. He has lived in the Groveton neighborhood since 2013. George grew up in the Northern Virginia area and also Las Vegas, NV. He graduated from Colgate University with a BA in Physics and from the University of Redlands with a Master's in Geographic Information Systems. George has worked for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers since 2004.

Anna Bennett is the mother of 3 Groveton students: Emilia (11), Clara (10), and Rebecca (8). She is also the girl scout troop organizer for the school and an active volunteer in her local church. Professionally, she has been an architect and teacher. She has several years left as a Groveton parent but blink -and the years will pass more quickly!