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2017 Spiritridge Elementary PTSA Walkathon

Date: Thursday, October 12th

Time: 1:00PM-2:45PM (During afternoon recess)

Place: Spiritridge Elementary Field


On the day of the Walkathon, all Spiritridge students will:

  • Receive a commemorative “CommUnity Walk” t-shirt
  • Receive popcorn, frozen treat and water
  • Receive themed prizes!
  • Walk with music from DJ Adam Harke

Please help us meet our goal of raising $40,000 to help fund classroom support staff, enrichment activities, grade level experiences, curricula, staff grants, community events and more!

Please help your child complete the Pledge Form attached and return it to school by Tuesday, October 10th, to be counted toward the individual and class contests!


PRIZES to be awarded:

  • Classes with all pledge sheets completed and returned will receive 15 extra recess minutes!
  • The class raising the most money will receive a pizza party and extra recess!
  • Students raising $100 or more will receive a CommUnity Walk sports bottle!
  • The student with the most pledges in K-2 and 3-5 will receive a 12 Spiritridge T-shirt and fidget spinner
  • The student with the highest pledge total overall will win a 12 Spiritridge T-shirt and a $50 Bartell’s gift card!


Parents, we need your help!  Contact  Amber Cooper  to volunteer for this fun and exciting event!

Register and Donate Here!

More information about the pledge forms, how to donate and creative fund raising ideas can be found here



Updated: 2017-10-21




 A Huge Thank You to our generous sponsors!


Parents, we need your help! Contact Amber Cooper to volunteer for this fun and exciting event!


Walkathon FAQs


Can I submit for matching funds from my employer? Yes! If your employer matches funds that you donate, please submit all necessary paperwork so that the Spiritridge PTSA can receive double the amount of your donation! Microsoft employees, please use account #5877.

What time will my child be on the course and can I attend? Students will be walking during their afternoon recess and an extra 20 minutes. 1st, 3rd and 5th grade walk from 1:00PM-1:45PM, Kindergarten, 2nd, 2/3 and 4th walk from 2:00PM-2:45PM. Please join your child by walking with them on the course, cheering them on, passing out treats, punching lap cards or giving prizes.

Will there be lunch served at the walkathon? No, this year the walkathon will take place in the afternoon, so students will eat their lunch at the normal time in the lunchroom.

What are the funds used for? All funds raised will go toward items that have been budgeted for the year, which include: Classroom Support Staff ($56,000), Staff Grants ($5,200), Grade Level Experiences and Enrichment Activities ($35,000), Science Fair Week ($2,800), Field Day ($250), Academic Challenge ($1,400), Back to School BBQ ($2,200), Reflections, Garden Boxes, Patrol, Panther Club & more! The Spiritridge PTSA has budgeted to spend $200 per student this year.

What happens if we reach our goal? If we raise $40,000, students will get to dump Gatorade on Mr. Hetherington at a school-wide assembly!

Can I make donations online? YES! Go to Then just click the donate button on the Left. Be sure to check the “Paid Online” box on your pledge sheet.

How can I get others to donate? This year we're using an awesome web based fundraising system that makes it much easier to request pledges from your family and friends, and for them to make secure credit card donations online. It's fun, it's easy, and people who use it typically raise twice as much as those who don't! Go to to enter your name and email address, then click Register and follow the instructions on-screen.

Where can I get more pledge sheets? You can print more pledge sheets at Walk-a-thon Pledge Sheet

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