Broadway Elementary PTO

Yearbooks for Pre-Sale Now!


Only ten days left to per-order your yearbooks at the discounted price of $10.  This price doubles if you wait to buy one in June!  If you'd like to buy one or more Online with a credit card please use the link below!

The 3rd Annual Broadway Staff Lip Sync Battle


This year's lip sync battle is on April 12th.  Doors open at 5:30 pm and the show starts at 6 pm.  We will be selling concessions, glow items, and spirit items (read below to learn more about the spirit items for sale at this event.)  A bake sale will also be held where you can buy some yummy treats at a great price!


If you haven't made it to the two previous Lip Sync Battle Events you will not want to miss this year!  Broadway Staff mixes healthy competition and fun lip syncing to popular music make for a memorable event for the whole family.

2018 Lip Sync Battle Winners Mr. Hart & the Breakers

Broadway Spirit Gear for Lip Sync Battle


We will be selling spirit heads and Broadway Water Bottles at this years Lip Sync Battle.  Spirit Heads are cut outs of staff members heads who are competing in this years lip syn battle.  The pictures to your left are examples of what they looked like when we tried them two years ago.  People were so disappointed we didn't have them last year we had to dig some from the year before out!  If Spirit Heads aren't your style you can show your school pride with Broadway Water Bottles for only $1!

Broadway's Carnival and Silent Auction


This year we have some fun surprises we are adding to the mix as well as lowering tickets needed at booths.  We are helping you have more fun for the same amount of money and adding a couple of new things we will announce later.  Keep checking our website and Facebook page for announcements and items to be sold at our silent auction this year.  We have items to help knock this summer out of the park!



2018-2019 Calendars

PTO Meetings April 11th 5:30pm May 2nd 5:30 pm Events Staff Lip Sync Battle April 12th 5:30 pm Carnival & Silent Auction May 17th 5:30 pm Popcorn Friday May 3rd

Join PTO


It's not too late to join PTO! We are looking for new members and volunteers to help us make our events even better.  But we understand that kids, work, and extracurricular activities make life really busy and can make it difficult to find time to volunteer.


If you can't make it to meetings you can email our President Shani Newkirk at to find out how you can help out.   Memberships are only $5 and we accept dues year round.  You can find an envelope to fill out in the office or sign up in our Online store!

Mom Jeans Not Required

Stay In Contact!


Text #ptoinfo to 44950 to be notified about fundraisers and upcoming events.

Meet the PTO

Shani Newkirk



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Shani's son Drake is in the third grade and this will be her fourth year as a member of the PTO.  It is her first year as PTO President after 18 months of being PTO Treasurer.  She works from home doing marketing, building websites and videos for social media.



Courtney Fuchs

Co-Vice President


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Courtney is new to our PTO this year.  She is a bookkeeper and she has five 5 children.  Sean a sophomore, Kaidence an 8th grader, Ryleah a 3rd grader and Tia and Layla who will be entering kindergarten in the Fall at Broadway.

LaShara Davis



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LaShara is a long standing member of the PTO but this is her first year on the board.  LaShara owns her own business as a Nail Tech and works part time at a podiatrist office.  She has two children Trevor who will be in the 6th grade and Dakota who is entering 3rd grade.

Jen Blanford



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Jen joined PTO last year and  this will be her first year on the board as Treasurer.  She is well qualified for the job as she is as an accountant.  Jen has three kids, two twins Nick and Ethan who attend Broadway entering into the 1st grade.

Lori Johnson



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Lori has been principal at Broadway since the fall of 2011. She has degrees from Dartmouth College, Eastern Washington University, and Gonzaga University. She is married,  has a big furry dog and two cats, and likes to run, read, and garden in her spare time.


Tabatha Copeland

Former President


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Tabatha dedicated six years to being President of the PTO.  She brought wonderful traditions to Broadway like the annual Back to School BBQ, the Barnyard Coin Drive and added Trunk or Treat to the annual Harvest Night.   The PTO was nominated for the Meritorious Service Award twice and she herself was nominated last year. Thankfully Tabatha has decided to take a step back rather than stepping away and will still be helping with the PTO and staying on as a member of the board.  She has three children Sam at North Pines,  Ben who goes to Broadway as a 3rd grader and her youngest Jackson is almost two.



Broadway Elementary

11016 E. Broadway Ave.

Spokane Valley, WA

99206      509-558-4100