Spears’ Annual Fundraiser

Friday, October 21, 2016

during the school day



What is Spear-It Sprint? 

An annual student fun run!  It is the MAIN fundraiser for Spears Elementary.


Where does the money go? 

The money collected is used to purchase: much-needed technology and core curriculum aids for all grades; recess equipment; indoor exercise programming; school supplies and scholarships for the 5th grade overnight camp for students in need.


When is it?

Friday, October 21, 2016.  During the school day.  All Spears students will run laps at a grade-specific time.  The schedule can be found here: 2016 Spear-It Sprint schedule.


Parents, How Can You Help? 

  • Tell us your child’s T-shirt size! Deadline is Friday, September 16th.

    • Go to Back-to-School Registration on Spears PTA’s website to enter it.
    • All Spears students get a FREE Spear-It Sprint T-shirt to wear at Sprint and later at Field Day.
    • NOTE: PTA membership is not required… But we would love to have you!
  • Become a Family Sponsor! Deadline is Thursday, October 6th.

    • Look for the form to come home with your student on Friday, September 16th. It will also be posted on the PTA website.
    • DON’T MISS OUT! Family sponsorships get to recognize their child(ren) on with personalized signs posted around the Sprint track.
  • Collect pledges! Deadline is Friday, October 14th.

    • Pledge collection envelopes will be sent home with your child on Friday, September 16th.
    • Help your child get pledges from family, friends, co-workers both local and beyond.
    • EVEN BETTER - Share the pledge link on your social media pages.
    • Details on making online pledges are forthcoming.
  • Volunteer! Sign up NOW to help during the day on Friday, October 21st.

    • We need your help to make this year’s Spear-It Sprint the best one yet. Please sign up to help – Any amount of time that you can donate will be greatly appreciated.
    • Email volunteers@spearspta.org to get on the list. You will be contacted closer to the date to sign up.    


For more information, contact funrun@spearspta.org

To vounteer, please contact volunteers@spearspta.org


 Thank you to our amazing sponsors