These are general times of the year that we typically host events. Please refer to our calendar for specific dates for this year. Also, subscribe to our site newsletters to get the details for everything sent right to you.

Paid Events

Friday,

Mid to Late September

4:45 – 8:45pm

Fall KNO

Neely Cafeteria

Dinner? Yep. Fun Activities? Yep. Entertainment? Of course! And all of it is parent-free! Drop off your kiddo(s) for the night and we will send them home happy and tired, with stories to share, too. Teachers watch the kids with the help of parent and teen volunteers.

If a movie is part of the night, you can send a blanket and pillow with your kid. Make sure your name is on everything so we can get lost items home.

Thursday – Friday,

Usually 6-7 weeks after school starts

All day

Teacher Conferences

We provide a lunch and dinner for them, usually soup/salad and pizza themed

Friday,

Varies

5 – 8pm (ish)

Mother Son Event

Varies, usually at a venue

Come hang out with your mom/female guardian and challenge your friends and their moms to some fun games. (Don’t worry Moms… you can do it!). What we do changes a bit each year but we can promise you’ll play a little, eat some dinner, and have a LOT of fun!

Monday – Friday,

January

All day

School Supply Drive

Neely Campus

We ask parents to donate supplies and paper that may be running low at the halfway mark of the year.

Friday,

Late February

6:00 – 8:30pm

Sweetheart Dance

Neely Cafeteria

Dads, bring your daughters on a special date at school. We will serve dinner and there will be a DJ spinning all the best music for dancing. Get your photo taken, too Don’t wait to sign up! This event ALWAYS sells out quickly!

Friday,

Mid to Late April

5 – 8:30pm

Spring Carnival

Neely Back Field

The Spring Carnival is the PTO’s main fundraiser. The carnival includes a field full of all kinds of rides and bouncers, a petting zoo, lots of fun booths, a silent auction, the basket raffle, dinner, and a concession stand.

A wristband is needed to ride the rides and play the booth games. Tickets are available to purchase food and participate in the raffle.

We will accept credit cards on site, but pre-ordering is encouraged.

 

Friday,

Early May

4:45 – 8:45pm

Spring KNO

Neely Cafeteria

The same as above but with a little more sentimentality for the 6th graders.

Free Events

Friday,

Last Friday of Summer

4 – 8pm

Teacher Reveal Night

Peter Piper Pizza @ Gilbert and Baseline

We will have binders with all of the class lists. You can see who your teacher will be and which of your friends will be with you in class. While you’re there with your family, you can get some food, play some games, and support our school!

Tuesday,

Last Tuesday of Summer, usually

5:30 – 7pm

Meet the Teacher Night

Neely Cafeteria

Bring your supplies and see your classroom. Have all your questions answered by the PTO, transportation, the cafeteria staff, VIK, the teachers, and every one else. Purchase some PTO spirit wear or your membership.

Be prepared to sign a lot of forms and make sure you visit each child’s classroom to drop off supplies and familiarize yourselves with the room. We will have a photo station set up to snap selfies.

 

Wednesday,

First day of school

8:15-9:00am

Boo Hoo/Woo Hoo Breakfast

West Ramada at Neely

Many times, parents come to the first day of school brimming with emotion. Sometimes it’s happiness at a kiddo finally growing up and sometimes it’s sadness at a baby getting bigger. However you feel, we are here for you. We can answer your questions and make you feel at home at Neely. Follow the signs after the bell in the morning and enjoy breakfast and some friendly faces. Younger siblings welcome.

Friday,

Last Friday in October

5:30 – 8:30pm

Neely Spooktacular

Neely Back Field

Picnic in the “Park” at Neely. We will be on the field and around the basketball courts. It’s a great time to be with your Neely friends and enjoy the Arizona Fall. Come in costume and get a head start on the Candy Collecting! We will show a fall themed movie, too.

Parents must stay with children and monitor their behavior.

 

Friday,

Late January

5:30 – 7:30pm

Evening of the Arts

Neely Courtyard

Every single student will have a piece of art on display. There will be an opportunity to purchase framed artwork done by your child, participate in the Talent Showcase, attend a musical performance from Neely’s own advanced Band and Strings ensembles, and enjoy some cookies and hot chocolate. Purchases of snacks are cash only

Framed artwork will be for sale. Credit cards accepted for artwork purchases.

Monday-Friday,

First full week of May

All day

Teacher Appreciation Week

You’ll be asked to bring in small things based on a theme

Friday

Last Friday of school, usually

5 – 7pm

Ice Cream Social and Yearbook Signing Party

Neely Cafeteria and ramada

Come by the cafeteria for a fun, easy event. Every Neely kid gets one free ice cream. Bring or buy a yearbook and meet your friends for a signing party!

 

Community Partner Events 

Tuesday,

Early August

4:00 – 9pm

Bahama Bucks Restaurant Night

Cooper and Warner

Tuesday,

Month Varies

4-8pm

Chipotle Night

Val Vista and Baseline

Tuesday,

Month Varies

4-8pm

Panera Night

Val Vista and Baseline

Tuesday,

Month Varies

5-9pm

Cafe Zupas Night

Val Vista and Baseline

Tuesday,

Month Varies

4-8pm – tentative

Panda Express Night

All locations, online

Tuesday,

Month Varies

all day

Barro’s Night

Multiple Locations

Thursday,

Last day of school

12:30 – 3:30pm

Skateland Party

USA’s Skateland Chandler Come skate with us after the final bell of the school year rings. Lunch can be purchased as well.

Meetings

Thursday,

October 22, 2020

6:30 – 7:30pm

PTO Meeting

Online – check the calendar for the Google Meet code for the night.

Thursday,

March 25, 2021

6:30 – 7:30pm

PTO Meeting

Online – check the calendar for the Google Meet code for the night.

Thursday,

May 20, 2021

6:30 – 7:30pm

PTO Meeting

Online – check the calendar for the Google Meet code for the night.