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Continuous Fundraisers:

  • Sign up for Smith's Groceries Earn and Learn. You will still get your points, while earning money for the school! To sign-up, simply tell your cashier during your next visit to connect your account - our school number is 83426. Enrollment is yearly and ends July 31st of each year. (More info HERE)


  • BoxTops for Education. Clip them and drop in PTA mailbox in Main Office or turn in to your child’s classroom teacher. It’s that simple. Deadlines are 1 October and 1 March each year for us to turn them it today! (More info HERE)


  • Goodwill Bins.  Goodwill will give the PTA $75 for each bin that we fill.  Goodwill will accept small household appliances, gently used clothes and other household items.  They will not accept TVs, child car seats, or large furniture.  Bins are located just outside the nurse's office in the main building.



Fundraising Events:

Click HERE for a list of duties for each organizing committee.

  • Jog-A-Thon. This occurs annually and takes place around the Montezuma Elementary School (MES) track. Students are asked to collect pledges from family and friends in order to raise money for various school projects. In an effort to increase the money raised, we want to solicit MES area businesses to pledge money to the students. The Jog-A-Thon is our biggest fundraiser and the one the students most enjoy. Parent volunteers are needed to count laps and distribute water and popsicle. (More info HERE.)


  • ABQ Balloon Aloft. Friday, October 6, 2017. This event is in conjunction with the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Families can watch a hot air balloon inflate and liftoff from the Montezuma field. Breakfast is sold at the event.


  • Fall Festival. Friday, October 27, 2017. Families will purchase tickets for the Fall Festival which includes carnival games, cake walk, face painting, haunted house, crafts, costume contest, photo booth, and food. Parent volunteers are needed to help plan and organize the event as well as to help set up.


  • Winter Arts Night. Friday, February 9, 2017 from 5:30 - 7 pm in the cafeteria and gym. Students showcase their artwork, accompanied by a silent auction, live music, a hands-on activity, and FREE spaghetti dinner. (More info HERE.) Click HERE for a copy of the English AND SPANISH flyer.


  • Peter Piper Pizza Night. Join us at Peter Piper Pizza on San Mateo (2109 San Mateo Blvd, NE 87110) on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 4 - 8 pm to help raise money for the school. (More info HERE.) 


  • Rummage Sale. Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 8 am - 2 pm on the lawn on the west side of the school, on Richmond. We are looking for donated items to sell at the sale (drop off at the front desk and are tax deductible (form HERE)!), as well as volunteers to help organize the items ahead of time and for help the day of (sign up HERE:, and, don't forget to attend the actual sale! Spread the word (English flier; Spanish flier)


  • Teacher Appreciation Breakfast. Friday, May 11, 2018. We recognize all of Montezuma's teachers and staff and thank them for all they do for our students.  We ask for breakfast item donations. 
    • You may click HERE to sign up to bring an item.  All donations should be brought to the Teacher's Lounge by 7:30 on May 11, 2018.


  • Spring Fling. Friday, May 18, 2018. The Spring Fling is fun for the entire school! It consists of a student talent show, chalk art contest, a Silent Auction and food sales (hot dogs, hamburgers, and veggie patties), as well as a 5th Grade Dance. Parent volunteers are needed to prepare and sell food.5th Grade Dance. (More info HERE.)


  • Yearbooks. Spring. Parent volunteers help 4th and 5th graders create, sell, and distribute yearbooks.

If you ordered a Yearbook, they will be delivered to teachers during the last week of school