Thrift Shop is a huge "garage sale" or bazaar held twice each year in October and in April. The entire gymnasium is transformed into a market where various items can be purchased at greatly reduced prices. (See the "What is Thrift Shop" flyer.) Any member of the CAJ PTA is permitted to sell (or donate) their no-longer-needed items (used or new). The sale lasts for two days. The first day, always Friday, is open only to PTA members. The second day, Saturday, is open to anyone.
Funds raised at Thrift Shop are used by the PTA for many non-budgeted items requested by the school staff. Click on the photos to see what Thrift Shop looks like and a few examples of how funds have been used.