Gecko Gala “Throwback Prom” is coming January 31st!

Posted by Prom Planning Committee at 1/2/2015 2:00:00 PM

Green Elementary’s annual Gecko Gala is coming on Saturday, January 31st!


The Gala is Green Elementary’s second largest fundraiser, and supports 25% of the annual PTA Budget. Funds raised are used for PTA funded enrichment programs including Art, Music, Physical Education and Classroom/Teacher Support. This year we are especially excited that 100% of Green’s teachers & staff will be able to attend the event for FREE.

When and Where

  • January 31st (5:30pm – 10:00pm)
  • La Mesa Recreation Center
  • This year’s theme “Throwback Prom”.  From tennis shoes to tuxedos, we don’t care what you wear as long as you’re there!
How to Support

  • Attend (Buy a Ticket or Buy a Table). Tickets are $30 each (or two for $50). VIP tickets are also available for $60 each (or two for $100)
  • Would your company like to sponsor the gala? Please email Clark Willits,
  • Do you have items/skills/experiences you can donate to the live/silent auctions? Please email Ally Murray,
Deadlines and More
  • Please register online or turn in your registration form (Pink invitation was distributed to all students) to the PTA Box in Green’s Main Office no later than January 20th.
Other Questions?
Please email Ally Murray,

Dodgeball this Saturday, Nov. 8th

GDC takes on Dailard in a Best of 5 series to try to take back the trophy!  Wear your Gecko Gear (or just lots of green) and bring the whole family out to cheer on our team to victory!

3pm at San Carlos Rec Center, 6445 Lake Badin Ave., San Diego, CA 92119

Come out at 2pm to join GDC’s newest underling, the Geekos Science Club. Bring some Halloween candy and do some wacky experiments on them!


Back to School Night TONIGHT

We look forward to seeing everyone at Back-to-School night tonight.

Here is a rundown of what to expect:
– Food trucks start at 4pm (GreenGo Grilled Cheese Gastro Truck, Epic Eatz, Rita’s of Del Cerro)
– Back to School event starts at 5pm in the multipurpose room
– Classroom visits at 5:30pm and again at 6:00pm

The PTA will also have a table with new Green Elementary t-shirts (all super soft cotton), sign up sheets for this year’s volunteer opportunities, membership and more.

Huge 1st GDC meeting!

Biggest Gecko Dads Corps (GDC) turnout ever. 25 parents showed up this evening to learn more about what the GDC has in store for the year to come and to share additional ideas. The next meeting will be Tuesday October 7th. Mark your calendars (or the calendar of someone you’d like to send).

First Day Coffee

Please join us for the informal PTA Welcome Coffee at 7:45am on the first day of school. Come meet other parents and many of your PTA board members.

I look forward to meeting everyone and welcoming all parents who’d like to be involved. I can be reached directly anytime at

Looking forward to a fantastic year!

Ricki Billauer

Mom of Lexi (2nd Grade) and Sadie (TK)
PTA President