Feb 16
Washington Day - No School
Washington Day - No School

Monday, February 17
6:00p PTA General Meeting
PTA General Meeting

Tuesday, February 18
6:00p - 7:00p
Longfellow Library
10:20a 3rd Grade Musical Performance
3rd Grade Musical Performance

Thursday, February 20
10:20a - 11:59p
Longfellow Auditorium

4:00p Third Thursday - Rasselbock
Third Thursday - Rasselbock

Thursday, February 20
4:00p - 11:00p
4020 Atlantic Ave.

The February Third Thursday will be at Rasselbock on 2/20 from 4pm to 11pm. They will donate 20% of dine in and gift cards from that day if supporters mention “Longfellow.”
1:15p 3rd Grade Musical Performance
3rd Grade Musical Performance

Friday, February 21
1:15p - 11:59p
Longfellow Auditorium
Spring Photos - Free Dress
Spring Photos - Free Dress

Thursday, February 27
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Jogathon Fundraising

PTA's annual Jogathon fundraiser is coming on Friday, March 13! Start getting your pledges now and win amazing prizes!

Help us reach our $110,000 fundraising goal for the 2020 Jogathon! ALL proceeds benefit Longfellow and help to pay for the numerous programs and events coordinated by Longfellow PTA including fieldtrips for each class, Meet the Masters art program, an extra day of music with Mr. Petri, classroom enhancements funds for each teacher, family movie night, STEM night, and much more. All extra funds will go towards upgrading the playground with a new play structure! 

The easiest and fastest way to get pledges for Jogathon is by signing up via Pledgestar to do your fundraising online. No awkward conversations to ask for support, reminder emails automatically sent, and easy tracking of how much your child has raised are all possible with Pledgestar. Send 10 emails out to family and friends and your child will get 5 tickets for the Opportunity Drawing and be eligible to win amazing prizes. For more Jogathon info, click HERE.


Visit Easy Fundraising Ideas

Walk to School Poster Contest

Long Beach Walk to School Week is March 23-27, 2020 and the City of Long Beach Health Department is sponsoring a student poster contest to promote the benefits of walking to school. Submissions are due to teachers by Friday, February 28. Click on the flier for contest rules.


Talent Show Auditions - March 11 & 12

GET READY!!! Auditions for the spring Talent Show on May 8 will be held after school on Wednesday, March 11 and Thursday, March 12 in the auditorium after school on both days until 3:30pm. A signed permission slip is required for participation in the audition/talent show - click here to download. For further details, please email Amanda Azua at

Thank You Stickmanpark!!

A huge THANK YOU to Stickmanpark for donating chairs and a bench for the kindergarten playground. TK and kinder students have been enjoying the playful, modern seating. Shout out to Longfellow parent and contractor extraordinaire, Art Steedle, for facilitating the donation.

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3rd Grade Musical

There are two scheduled 3rd Grade musical performances: Thursday, February 20 at 10:20 am and Friday, February 21 at 1:15 pm. Both will be held in the Longfellow auditorium. Seating is limited at each performance. Parents are requested to attend only one performance.

Third Thursday Pride Day - Rasselbock 2/20/20

February's Third Thursday Pride Day will be at Rasselbock in Bixby Knolls on February 20! Rasselbock is a local restaurant owned by a Longfellow parent. 20% of all dine-in sales and gift cards will be donated back to Longfellow PTA when Longfellow is mentioned! 

Make plans to come by and support Longfellow on February 20!

  • Thursday, February 20, 4PM - 11PM
    4020 Atlantic Ave. Long Beach, CA 90807

Don't forget to mention Longfellow when you order!

Spring Photos - February 27

Mark your calendar! Students' spring pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 27. It is a free-dress day, but students must follow district guidelines for appropriate clothing and footwear. 

Family Movie Night - March 6

Come on out Friday, March 6 for Movie Night, a free event to all Longfellow families! The movie will be the first Diary of a Wimpy Kid! Chairs can be set up on the playground starting at 5:30 pm, and the movie will start just after 6:00 pm once it is dark. We will have drinks and chips for sale that evening. Girl Scouts Troop 70283 will also be selling Girl Scout cookies.

PIZZA SALES: Large - 14" Cheese or Pepperoni pizza for PRE-SALE ONLY is $10. Pizza will NOT be sold at the event. Last day to pre-order whole pizzas for Movie Night is this Wednesday, March 4. You are welcome to pack your own snacks and a meal to enjoy during the movie as well.


Second Semester Parent Conferences

Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held Tuesday, March 3, and Wednesday, March 4. Those days are scheduled as minimum days and school will end at 1:00pm for grades 1-5. Early-start TK and K will follow their normal schedule whereas late-start TK and K will have an adjusted schedule starting at 9:10 am and ending at 1:10 pm. 

Please note that second semester parent conferences are held as needed. Please contact your child's teacher if you would like to discuss your child's progress.

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for your generous donation in support of Longfellow PTA!


For information on the Longfellow PTA Business Sponsorship Program, click HERE.