• Off To The Races

    Off To The Races!




    Support MVMS's ONLY school fundraising event!  

    Your PTSA raises money to fund many important school programs and services, including: Books and furniture for the MVMS library; Classroom supplies; Teacher mini-grants; Technology apps; Social/emotional programs; "Community First" outreach programs; Equipment for sports teams; The yearbook; Journalism; Health education; Parent education; The WEB ("Where Everyone Belongs") program; Teacher appreciation; Emergency prep; Parent/daughter and parent/son dances, and more...

    What Is "Off To The Races"?

    At MVMS we like to involve the WHOLE family in our fundraising efforts!

    All MVMS students are eligible to receive a mechanical racing animal by selling raffle tickets* to friends, family and neighbors. All sold tickets go into the draw for one of two GRAND PRIZES:

    1. Four game tickets and a private tour of Chase Center, the new home venue for the Golden State Warriors
    Chase Center

    2. Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort Luxury Island Vacation in Fiji, 7-night all-inclusive stay (airfare and alcoholic beverages not included). Voted Fiji's Best Family Resort.

    Raffle winners will be drawn on Friday, November 8.

    * A minimum of 10 raffle tickets must be sold by each student to be eligible for an animal to compete in the races. 

    Ticket Sales and Collections

    Sold ticket stubs and unsold tickets will be collected during lunchtimes on October 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29. Mechanical animals will be distributed to students who have sold a minimum of 10 raffle tickets: pigs to 6th graders, panther kittens to 7th graders and "top dogs" to 8th graders. Additional raffle tickets can be picked up the same dates.

    The top three raffle ticket sellers will also win prizes:

    1st Place - Nintendo Switch
    2nd Place - Hover board
    3rd Place - Apple airpods

    pig panther top dog

    Off And Racing!

    Grade-level races will be held during lunchtimes on October 17, 18, 24 and 25. The Grand Prix Race will be held on Wednesday, October 30.

    Join In The Fun - And Volunteer!

    If you haven't seen Off To The Races, you should definitely come and check it out! We need parent volunteers to hold the races, so please sign up to help.


    Please contact Gaby Dominguez at offtotheraces@ptsamvms.org.


    The mention of any business or service in this publication does not imply endorsement by the PTSA.

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Last Modified on February 10, 2021