The PTA Does That?

 

Our PTA does great things all year long. Ever wonder what we do? Here’s a list of what we’re up to all year.

 

We need your help to continue offering an outstanding experience for every child. Consider volunteering to help with an event or on a committee. It doesn’t take much time to make a difference.  We have the perfect spot waiting for you.


School Events Sponsored by the PTA

  • ·         Back to School Movie Night
  • ·         Chili Cookoff
  • ·         Daddy Daughter Dance
  • ·         Mother Sons Sports Night
  • ·         5th/6th Grade Graduation
  • ·         Holiday Shop
  • ·         Rockies Night
  • ·         Spring Carnival
  • ·         Yearbook
  • ·         Science Fair
  • ·         Evening of the Arts
  • ·         Spelling Bee
  • ·         Reflections

 

Fundraisers

  • ·         Read a Thon
  • ·         Tech Trek
  • ·         School Directory


School Programs Sponsored by the PTA
  • ·         ExCEL – Field trips for each grade. Families cover the cost of bus. PTA funds the event. ($1500 per grade)
  • ·         Grade Level Grants – When special requests for funding are made the PTA will do what is possible within the budget to assist. For example, this year a request was made by 4th grade to purchase enough Colorado history books for a complete set in each classroom. They used pilot books, first and it was.  The teachers have been thrilled with the quality and amount of content. The PTA approved and funded this purchase of $1200.
  • ·         5th Grade Art Project – Stained Glass Window
  • ·         Art, Music, PE & Library Fund – new drum set and gym mats.
  • ·         Teacher Classroom Fund ($150 per teacher to spend on what they need)
  • ·         Technology – Kindergarten iPads & Chromebooks – 10 iPads and cases; 10 Chromebooks
  • ·         Learning Center – the PTA pays for a reading and math interventionist teacher who supports ALP and IEP across all grade levels
  • ·         Hospitality – annual Teacher Appreciation Week, a group of parents bring breakfast and lunch every day for a week for the teachers, this year it was May 8-12, the PTA pays for the food and drink
  • ·         Lexia & Discover Streaming - specialized education platform used by teachers, the learning center and reading recovery to support students http://www.lexiacore5.com/
  • ·         School Requests – When the budget allows for non-standard expense requests the PTA can help fill some of those requests. Last year we finished replacing all of the chalk boards with white boards and purchased new folding tables for the facilities department.