WALK-A-THON & CARNIVAL
Ortega's Walk-A-Thon & Carnival is definitely an event that should not be missed. This annual tradition includes a fitness fundraiser in the early afternoon and is followed by a fun filled carnival with games, bounce areas, food and music.
All students participate in walking laps with their fellow students and are encouraged to do as many laps as they can. Then after school, students are dismissed to enjoy the carnival festivities where they get to have fun with their friends and family.
An annual event to celebrate reading and raise money for the school. Students find sponsors to support their reading efforts throughout the month of March.
Encourage your children to pick up a book and read to you, read to their siblings. It is also beneficial for parents to read at least 20 minutes a day to their kids regardless of age!
Ortega has talent! All students are welcome to perform in this late winter
There are 2 performances: a morning show that is held during school and evening show is for family and friends.
THE GIVING TREE RAFFLE AND BASKET AUCTION
Ortega's Basket Auction is a great way to support your school and score some great auction items donated to our school by some of our amazing items local businesses.
There are many $2 and $5 raffle items as well as some some of our bigger price items in our silent auction area.
Families have an opportunity to bid on some great getaways, gift certificates and class projects.
Saddle up and mosey on over to Ortega's Hoedown! The Hoedown is a chance to break out the dancing boots and enjoy some school community fun.
The night starts with the 4th and 5th graders dancing the Virginia Wheel and than a square dance caller teaches the rest of the kids and parents a few moves.
To top off the night, don't miss the mouthwatering BBQ!!
Art Night is a magical night in which Ortega's Multipurpose Room is transformed into a Contemporary Art Gallery showcasing Ortega's TK-5th Grade student's artwork.
Every student is represented by a W.O.W. (Wonderful, Original Work of Art) piece that they chose to display- showcasing their hard work, creativity and talents.
Come for 5 minutes or stay for the whole 3 hours!
Science Night is an engaging night in which the 5th grade scientists get to shine and present their science projects to the school community.
You will participate in and learn from fun activities about Biology, Physiology, Chemistry and Physics. Watch for rotting teeth, slippery slime, paper airplanes, falling eggs, racing heart rates, fountains of soda and many more…
Year Round Events
Movie Nights are a great way to get together and enjoy a movie with friends.
Outdoor movies are held on the PALL Baseball Field located on Ortega's property and food is served at the snack shack. Indoor movies are held in our Multipurpose Room.
ICE CREAM SOCIALS
Ortega's Ice Cream Socials are usually held in Ortega's Multipurpose Room after school to commemorate an event and bring the community together.