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About Us

Caregiver supports learning in a classroom

All parents and caregivers of Lapham-Marquette students are members of the Lapham-Marquette Parent-Teacher Group (PTG). Welcome to our wonderful school community!


Lapham-Marquette PTG promotes educational, enriching events and activities for Lapham and Marquette students; offers parents a forum to learn about and discuss education and school-related matters; promotes community building activities; and provides support to Lapham and Marquette teachers, staff and families.

Why participate in the PTG? 

  • Inform yourself about what’s going on at school

  • Voice your opinion about our children’s education

  • Improve and expand our children’s educational opportunities

  • Connect with other parents and staff

  • Build a stronger, healthier community!


The easiest and best way to stay connected is to join our PTG Email List and/or PTG Facebook Group. Facebook is especially good for quick questions. Try attending a PTG Meeting too! It's a great way to meet engaged families, teachers, principals, and staff.

Some Past PTG-Led Events & Initiatives 
  • Welcome Coffee for new Lapham families
  • School Pride T-shirts for new Lapham & Marquette students
  • Ice Cream Social for Lapham & Marquette families
  • Winter Science Night
  • Lapham Garden Program
  • REAP Fundraiser
  • Spring Field Days at Lapham & Marquette
  • International Food Fair
  • PTG Auction Night & Raffle
Monthly Meeting

* Everyone in our school community is welcome at our monthly meetings!

* NOTE: Our October & November Meetings will be on the 2nd Wednesdays of the month: 10/12/22 and 11/9/22.

* Typically, we meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month over Zoom.

Learn about Grants

PTG Grants


Anyone in our school community. Student, parents, Teachers and other school staff.


Anything that enhances our schools and student experiences. Here are some examples of things the PTG has helped fund.

  • T-shirts for the Marquette Show Choir

  • Supplement field trips by paying for transportation

  • Tickets for special theater performances (e.g. Opera for the Young)

  • Purchased maker space materials

  • Art Show snacks

How to apply for a PTG Grant:

If you have an idea or project that you'd like to bring to life and need some money in order to make it happen, please fill out this short form/ version en Español.

All requests will be reviewed at our monthly LMPTG board meetings and decisions will be made to fund the proposals in part or in full. Thanks for your great ideas.

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