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Volunteers Needed for Village Right-to-Read Week April 28th and 29th

posted Apr 8, 2015, 5:05 PM by Christine Balasko

Attention Avon Village Parents: “Step Right Up for the Greatest Show on Earth.” Volunteers are needed for Right to Read Week at Village on Tuesday, April 28th and Wednesday, April 29thTeachers have prepared lots of fun reading games that will take place in the gym. Parent volunteers are needed to help at each station. Shifts are 9:40-11:40 AM and 12:50-2:50 PM. No is experience necessary!  A flyer will be coming home with all the information.

Volunteers Needed for East COSI Event April 16th and 17th

posted Apr 8, 2015, 5:03 PM by Christine Balasko

The Avon PTA will be sponsoring COSI Science Days – “Astounding Astronomy,” at Avon East on Thursday April 16th and Friday April 17th.   There will be an assembly along with several hands-on activities for the students.

20-25 volunteers will be needed each day to help assist with the hands-on activities. A COSI representative will plan and give you all the instructions needed.  No experience is necessary!

If you are interested in helping out with this fun event, contact Veronika Sikora at vmsikora923@gmail.com.

Teacher Appreciation Week Runs April 27th through May 1st.

posted Apr 8, 2015, 5:02 PM by Christine Balasko

Teacher Appreciation Week will be April 27th through May 1st.  Each day your student can show his/her teachers how special they are. 

MONDAY:  Wear your teacher’s favorite color and complete the letter sent home of why your teacher is so fabulous! Teachers will put these together to make a book to keep.

TUESDAY:  Bring your teacher a sweet treat.  This could be anything from candy to a sweet juicy apple.

WEDNESDAY:  Bring a school supply for your classroom to use such as markers, crayons, pencils, tissues, tape.

THURSDAY:  Bring a new or gently used book for your teacher’s classroom library.  Feel free to sign the inside cover so that your teacher can always remember who it is from!

FRIDAY:  Bring your teacher a flower.  It can be a fresh flower, a paper flower or draw a picture of a flower. 

PTA Bingo Night Friday April 17th

posted Mar 4, 2015, 1:16 PM by Christine Balasko

The PTA will be sponsoring Bingo Night on Friday April 17th from 6:00-7:30 PM in the East Cafeteria.  

Volunteers needed for PTA Committees

posted Mar 4, 2015, 1:15 PM by Christine Balasko

Avon PTA is currently looking for volunteers for two committees. 

The nominating committee is responsible for compiling the names of people interested in being a part of the executive board for the 2015-16 school year.  To be a member of this committee, you must not be interested in being on the executive board next year.  The PTA is also looking for a group to review our bylaws and standing rules. 

If you are interested in either committee, email Amanda Spears spears.amanda@gmail.com for more information.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

posted Feb 4, 2015, 8:21 AM by Christine Balasko

Different levels of Sponsorship opportunities are still available for our Bingo event!  Please contact Amanda Spears, spears.amanda@gmail.com if you are interested. 

Nominations for 2015/2016 Executive Board Being Taken

posted Feb 4, 2015, 8:19 AM by Christine Balasko   [ updated Feb 4, 2015, 8:20 AM ]

Are you interested in serving in a leadership role with the PTA for the 2015/2016 school year? If you are interested in any of the Executive Board positions, please submit your interest to Amanda Spears at spears.amanda@gmail.com by the end of February. The PTA's Nominating Committee will review the list of names submitted and present a slate of recommendations for all positions at the April 2015 meeting. PTA members vote on the recommendations at the May 2015 meeting.   If you are interested in chairing or assisting with a Committee, please also email avonohiopta@gmail.com so that we can have some crossover training with the current committee members. 

Room Parent documents and party ideas are available online

posted Oct 3, 2014, 6:26 AM by Christine Balasko   [ updated Oct 3, 2014, 6:27 AM ]

All the of the 2014/15 Room Parent responsibilities, party organizers and party ideas are available online.  Click on the "Room Parents" tab at the top of the page or click here.

Make a Difference, Join the PTA!

posted Aug 15, 2013, 9:41 AM by Christine Balasko   [ updated Aug 29, 2014, 10:10 AM ]

Welcome to the new school year! The Avon PTA invites all Avon Village and Avon East elementary parents, guardians and caregivers to be involved through participation in the PTA.  Joining is one of the best ways to show you are committed to supporting your child’s school and to educational excellence. You can find a 2014/2015 membership form by clicking here or by using the form you received at open house. Membership fees are $5 for an individual and $10 for the family.  A portion of each membership dues gets paid to the National and Ohio PTA. They provide us with many resources and help our organization run smoothly. 


We welcome and encourage you to join a committee or to become a room parent. Visit our website for more details on the many committees we have to support our children, schools and teachers.


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