​​Banyan Elementary School PTA

Newbury Park | California

Teacher Appreciation Week

April 30 - May 4, 2018

  • Monday, 4/30 | "Bouquet Day"
    • Bring in a flower to contribute to a class bouquet.  This can be a flower from your garden or a store-bought flower.  All flowers will be added to a vase to present to your teacher.
  • Tuesday, 5/1 | "Thank You Day"
    • Bring in a handmade card with a special message from your child to his/her teacher, thanking him/her for being a wonderful teacher!
  • Wednesday, 5/2 | "Gift Card Basket Day"
    • ​​Bring in a gift card ($5-10) to contribute to a class basket.  The gift card can be to Starbucks, Jamba Juice, or wherever your teacher would enjoy spending a gift card!  All cards will be added to a basket and presented to your teacher.
  • Thursday, 5/3 | "Treat Bag Day"
    • ​Bring in a sweet or salty packaged treat to contribute to a class Treat Bag.  Feel free to write your child’s name on a gift tag attached to the item.  All treats will be added to a bag and presented to your teacher. 
  • Friday, 5/4 | PTA Luncheon
    • ​​PTA has planned a fabulous luncheon to celebrate all of our teachers.  Room Parents will be contacting you if any donated items are needed for this.

Useful Links


  • Sync your devices with our calendar to stay on top of all Banyan and CVUSD happenings!
  • SignUpGenius offers a central way to easily organize volunteer sign-ups for your classroom.

Room Parents and Classroom Volunteers

Welcome to the Banyan Volunteer Team!  Thank you again for serving this important role in our school community.  Remember to meet with your teacher (and any co-room volunteers) soon to plan for the year to come.  Below please find our Room Parent Guide and other important documents, links, etc., for your reference.

Letter Templates


  • Word | PDF - Room Parent Guide
  • Word | PDF - Room Parent Introduction Letter
  • Word | PDF - Fall / Winter Class Funds Request
  • Word | PDF - Spring / Summer Class Funds Request
  • Word | PDF - Annual Class Funds Request