Volunteer with PTAAll family contributions to the school are valued and make a difference.Volunteering just 3 hours per family throughout the yearwill make all of our programs a success!Below is a brief description of committees and activities,all of which have volunteer opportunities associated with them.Contact a committee chair to volunteer.Thank you for your support!PTA Programs and Activities
Arts-in-Education Programs and Assemblies – This committee plans and organizes Arts-in-Education programs and assemblies that are presented to all grades throughout the school year. Volunteers are needed to help find quality programming, meet and assist the performers at the school.
Book Fair – This committee plans and organizes the fall book fair. Volunteers are needed to help the students select and purchase books. Book Fair Family Night also needs volunteers. Volunteer hours are available during the day and evening.Box Tops for Education - Volunteers are needed to cut out and bundle up all of the box tops that the students bring to school. Volunteers will be contacted on an as-needed basis. The funds raised from the box tops provide the school with new equipment or additional programs
Holiday Shoppe – This committee helps create a fun time for children to purchase inexpensive holiday gifts for their family. Holiday Shoppe takes place in December for approximately three days. Volunteers are needed to set-up, help the children select their Holiday gifts and pack up.
Hospitality - Volunteers are needed to welcome members and set up for PTA meetings and special events.PARP (Pick a Reading Partner)– This is an annual NYS PTA program that encourages parents and children to read together. The program runs in February or March for approximately three weeks. Volunteers are needed to promote and support these activities. Activities include planning, decorating, distribution of information, counting minutes read and coordinating the Principal's Challenge. Volunteers are also needed to help at our Ice Cream Social where we celebrate reading.Room Parent – Room Parents are a link between PTA and our school. Room parents coordinate classroom parties and events. Typically, two or more Room Parents share the tasks. Each classroom teacher will have unique needs and activities. Room Parents will be invited to a meeting early in the year that will provide detailed information about this volunteer opportunity.
School Pictures – School pictures of the students are taken twice a year. Volunteers are needed to help organize the students having their pictures taken.
School Store – This committee operates the school store which is open once a week, usually on Wednesdays. Volunteers are needed to set up and sell school supplies and items to our students during the lunchtime hours.
Yearbook - This committee prepares the school yearbook by collecting and organizing the school portraits as well as candid shots taken at events during the school year. Volunteers are needed to help with distribution at the end of the school year.