Yearbook Cover Contest Entries Due This Friday, Dec. 10th

A friendly reminder from the Yearbook Committee that submissions for the cover contest are due this Friday, Dec. 10th.

Entries should:

  • be in portrait form
  • on 8½ x 11 white paper
  • include the words Building a Bridge to the Future

Please send submissions via email to the Yearbook Committee. Submissions must include the student’s name, grade, and teacher’s name.

Cookie Carry

Calling all bakers or professional cookie buyers! The LAES PTA needs your help to provide homemade or store bought holiday cookies, and sweets for our annual Cookie Carry to be held on Monday, December 13th.

As everything continues to be different this year, we can say this year’s Cookie Carry will be different than past years too. Please package every serving size of sweets into its own bag. (Example: If you’re planning on making 3 dozen cookies, please place each cookie or two or three in its own baggie. If you are planning on making brownies, please place each brownie in its own baggie. If your serving size is bigger than (1), please place however many in its own baggie). We will be placing the serving sizes in the Teachers Lounge where the staff can pick up what they’d like.

Sweets can be delivered to the table OUTSIDE the school from 8:00 – 10:00 am. You are also encouraged to drop off cookies over the weekend to Lauran Padgett. Please drop off at 9625 Verdict Drive and call/text/ email Lauren at (703) 877-8610 or

If your sweets contain allergens (nuts), please label accordingly.

Thanks again! The staff really enjoys this event and is always incredibly appreciative as they have little time to bake for themselves. It’s really a great event and we couldn’t do it without your participation, so thank you!

If you plan on participating in the 2021 Holiday Cookie Carry, please sign-up

If you have questions, please contact Lauren Padgett.

Community Meeting Regarding Louise Archer Elementary School Renovations

The construction leads for the upcoming Louise Archer renovations are holding a community meeting on Monday, December 6 from 7-8pm via Zoom.

Please email us for Zoom meeting details and link.

Warm Winter Clothing Drive Sorting Help Needed

Ms. Lipton, our amazing School Counselor needs your help sorting all the generous clothing donations.

Please sign up to help sort.

Pizza Bingo & Silent Auction News

Save the date for our annual Silent Auction and Pizza Bingo!

The (virtual) Silent Auction will start Saturday, February 19th at 8:00am and will end promptly on Saturday, February 26th at 8:00am.

Pizza Bingo will take place on March 25th. More information will follow as we get closer to the dates, so don’t forget to mark your calendars!

The Snowman: Concert & Crafts!

Madison High School’s Chamber Orchestra & Select Singers present The Snowman in Concert, a live music performance set to the animated classic movie.

Tickets will be available mid-November at under the Features tab.

Sock Hop Update

Due to ongoing COVID concerns, we have decided to postpone the November Sock Hop until the Spring.

Thank you all for your understanding!

Louise Archer(Virtual)5K

The second #LA(VIRTUAL)5k will take place this Saturday, October 16. Registration is open until this Wednesday, October 13. Please visit the PTA webiste to register.

Cost: The cost this year remains $10 per child & $15 per adult. If you have the desire and the means, please consider becoming a LAES Family Cheerleader which is a $300 and includes your family’s name on the #LA(VIRTUAL)5K shirt and a couples PTA membership. You will also once again receive a LAES Family Cheerleader yard sign!

Even though the #LA(VIRTUAL)5K will be virtual again this year, we will do everything we can to make this event extra special. For now, register, submit a design for the #LA(VIRTUAL)5k t-shirt, and start training!

Questions about the #LA(VIRTUAL)5k or sponsorships opportunities? Reach out to

Become a 2021-22 Member of the LAES PTA

Welcome to the start of a new school year! We are looking forward to a great year with lots of fun events. Please remember to join the PTA online at our website.

President’s Message

Welcome families to the 2021-2022 school year at Louise Archer! Our PTA is ready and excited to make this school year one of the most amazing years yet. We are already planning several events for LAES students and families. Please don’t forget to go online to to join the PTA. Our goal is to work closely with our amazing teachers and staff to support and facilitate the success of each and every student at Louise Archer, plus to ensure that they have a fun and memorable year.

Regan Morgan
PTA President