PTA Membership

The Importance of Involvement

Research shows that students do better when their families are involved both at home and at school. Grades are higher. Test scores rise. Self-esteem grows. Schools improve.

Washington State PTA (WSPTA) has been connecting parents to their children’s education for more than 100 years. It is the defining organization for parent involvement. See what it can do for you.

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6 Great Reasons to be Part of WSPTA

Be in the know.

PTA helps you keep up with what’s happening in your school and how you can support your child’s education.

Access great resources.

PTA provides information on topics ranging from homework help, to bullying prevention, to media safety, to child health, and more.

Build relationships.

PTA connects you to other families through meetings, events, and communications, and helps build a sense of community.

Hone your skills

PTA offers opportunities for you to use your talents to benefit children and the school. PTA can help you expand your skills too.

Speak up.

PTA can be a way to effectively suggest changes at your child’s school and in your community. Be involved in making great things happen.


Get access to awesome discounts at JLE, locally around town, across the state, and nation.

Join the Jason Lee PTA!

Help your Teacher Earn Scholastic Dollars to Spend at the Fall Book Fair

Teachers whose classes have 25%, 50%, 75%, and 100% PTA membership will be rewarded with scholastic dollars which can be spent at the fall Scholastic book fair in October.

Help your teacher earn up to $50 scholastic dollars. Invest in the education of
children. Become a member of the Jason Lee PTA.

Jason Lee PTA Members Receive Discounts at School & Local Businesses

Thank you to Atomic Bowl, Papa John’s, Adventures Underground, Tri-City DQ Grill & Chills, Li’L Firehouse Coffee, Caterpillar Cafe, Fast and Curryous Food Truck, Sure Shot Billiards, Golden Palm Tanning, Island Sun Tanning, The Folded Pizza Pie, Michael & Company, Costa Vida, Rollarena, Domino’s Tumbleweeds, & Chicken Shack for providing discounts to PTA Members!

PTA members get discounts at school, around town, throughout the state, and nationally. Don’t miss out, become a Jason Lee PTA Member.

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Little Free Library

IMAG1786_1Jason Lee Elementary now has it’s own Little Free Library.

  • Thank you to Kristi Herling, Jason Lee Elementary’s reading innovation teacher, for initiating the project.
  • Thank you to the Richland School District for installing it.
  • Thank you to the Jason Lee PTA for funding the project.

Stop by the our Little Free Library at the entrance of Jason Lee Elementary.  Please take a book for your reading enjoyment. Return that book or another book in the library for others to enjoy.

Enjoy Jason Lee’s Little Free Library.  Have happy reading time!

2017-2018 Yearbooks

00-covers-2The 2017-2018 yearbooks are here!

Congratulations to our selected cover artists, Bella Brooks and Jodee Stevens.

The 72 page, full color, perfect bind yearbooks will be handed out Wednesday, June 6.  Extra yearbooks have been ordered and will be available for purchase during school at the front office and after school outside the main entrance until they are sold out.  Yearbooks are $15 or $12 for PTA members.

June PTA meeting

0cf0de00eb557bbea1f16a15ae714c74_time-change-clipart-12019-free-clip-art-images-freeclipartpw-time-change-fall-clipart_630-456The last PTA meeting for the 2017-2018 school year will be at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, June 5 7:00 pm on Thursday, June 7.   We are starting at 7:30 pm because there is a Kinder music program that evening and we don’t want anyone to miss out voting on our budget for the 2018-2019 school year.

We are moving our meeting to Thursday, June 7 at 7 pm to accommodate the RSD Principal interviews happening Tuesday, June 5th from 6 – 8 pm.

Please do come, we are voting on our budget for the 2018-2019 school year.  Thank you!

PTA Carnival & Silent Auction

Silent AuctionThe PTA Spring Carnival & Silent Auction is May 18.  It will be here before you know it.  Donations for the Silent Auction have started arriving.  Thank you to our donors who have already submitted their donations:  The Reach Museum, Tri-Cities Dustdevils, All American Gymnastics, Seattle Seahawks, Silverwood Theme Park, American Girl Store, GESA Carousel of Dreams, Wet Pallette Paint Party.

We can never have too many contributions to the silent auction. If you own a business or would like to donate, please contact Christina Humann. Each donation is tax deductible (a receipt can be provided upon request) and is an investment in your child’s education!

Your child’s teacher is also collecting donations for their grade-level theme basket.

  • Kinder: See How My Garden Grows: Gardening Basket for the Family
  • First: Cupcake Wars: Cupcake Baking & Decorating Basket for the Family
  • Second: Picnic in the Park: Family Day at the Park
  • Third: Artist in Residence: Arts & Crafts Basket
  • Fourth: Are We There Yet: Road Trip Games & Activities for the Family
  • Fifth: Readers Dream: Summer Book Basket for the Whole Family
  • Specials: At the Car Wash

An Amazon Wish List for Silent Auction ideas has been set up to help make filling the class baskets a simple click!

There are lots of clearance books at the BOGO Book Fair that would be a great addition to the 5th grade basket.

Funds raised at the silent auction go to support classroom, family, and extracurricular events at Jason Lee Elementary.

Please have your donations into the school by May 16.  Thank you for your support!

Do you love books?

scholastic book fair

Do you love the Book Fair?  Have you thought you might like to learn how to run the fall & spring scholastic book fairs?  The Jason Lee Elementary book fairs have been tended to by Becky Pospical and Kristina Weikum.  They’ve been thinking about training up new people who love books as much as they do to take over their legacy.   Send Becky an email,, and sign up to hang out at the spring BOGO book fair to learn the ropes.