Executive Board Members

Description

Time Commitment

President

   

President Elect

Shadows Presidents and fills in when needed, getting ready to fill the president position for next year.

Attends monthly PTA meetings. Open communication with the president. Helps out where needed.

1st VP Legislation

   

2nd VP Membership

   

3rd VP Ways and Means

Raises funds for PTA. Works closely with the President and Treasurer.

Attends monthly PTA meetings. Can hold two tax exempt fundraisers a year (Movie Night and Cougar Carnival). Can organize dine-and-shares if needed.

Treasurer

   

Recording Secretary

   

Corresponding Secretary

   

 

Committee

Description

Time Commitment 

After School Specials

After School Specials are mini-classes sponsored by the PTA and taught by parent/teacher/community volunteers. These “classes” give Pleasant Hill students an opportunity to try new activities in a safe environment. Chairs would find volunteers to help run a class. 

Held in late winter over two weeks directly after school.

Assemblies

Books motivational speakers or cultural art performers for the student body.

2 or 3 times a year during the school day.

Back to School Picnic

A PTA-sponsored “welcome back” event for all Pleasant Hill staff and families. Families bring their own picnic. Desserts are provided, as well as entertainment and games - at no cost to attendees.

Planning starts in summer and the event is during the first month of school in early evening.

Beautification

Plants and cares for flower arrangements around school 

Ongoing throughout the school year. Can be done on off-school hours.

Birthday Bulletin Board

Make a slide with students’ birthdays for each month of the year to be displayed on TV’s around school.

Monthly can be done from home.

Book Fair

Work with book vendors. Each fall the Resource Center is transformed into a bookstore in support of the annual book fair.  Parents, students and staff may purchase books and other items throughout this week-long event.  All of the proceeds go directly to the Resource Center.

Held twice a year in Fall and Spring for a week.  Need workers during school day and during one evening.

Care and Concern

Provides help to families in need. May organize meal-trains, clothes drive, car pooling, or gift certificates. 

Ongoing when need arrives. Can be done from home.

Communications

   

Cougar Carnival

Pleasant Hill’s annual PTA-sponsored carnival.  There are carnival games to play, along with carnival food to eat. All items are paid for with tickets that are pre-ordered or purchased at the event.  “Winnings” are tracked on punch cards and redeemed for prizes at the end of the evening.

Late winter/early spring. Planning starts about two months before. Works with food vendors, game vendors, and a group of parent and high school volunteers.   

Family Breakfast

Parents or grandparents share donuts and juice with their children in the Cafe with other dads and kids.  It starts about 30 to 45 minutes before school and ends when school starts. 

Available before school day

Environmental Education

 

During school day

Family Reading Night

A PTA-sponsored event that encourages families to recognize the fun and importance of reading together. Families will listen to stories, test their “literary” skills, and share a snack at the end of the evening. The Book Fair and Reflections gallery will be open for the evening as well.

Planning starts a month before. Event held in fall during the evening. Organizes with teacher readers and parent volunteers.

Family STEAM Night

A PTA-sponsored event designed to showcase the wonders of science, technology, engineering, arts and math through fun, hands-on activities and demonstrations. 

Planning starts a month out. Held in late fall/early winter in evening. Organizes with professionals and parent and high school volunteers.

Field Day

A PTA-sponsored event in which students rotate through a series of indoor and outdoor sports stations.  Games are run by volunteers and students rotate through them with their classrooms.

Planning starts month before. During school day in late spring. Organizes with parent volunteers.

Gift Card Program

   

Health and Safety

   

Holiday Shop

An after-school holiday shopping opportunity for students sponsored by the PTA. Gift items are reasonably priced. Students and parents are welcome.

 

Hospitality

   

Make A Difference

   

Membership

 

   

Multicultural Fest

Pleasant Hill families sponsor booths where they showcase their countries/cultures through artifacts, food, and activities. Families sign up ahead of time to sponsor a booth

Plan event every other year (opposite of Talent Show)

PCEE

   

Plum Grove Liaison

   

Read to Succeed

   

Recreation Nights

Rec nights are grade-level events students and parents (one parent per student) come together to participate in physical activities and games.  The games are held in the gym, providing children and parents some active, indoor fun in the winter.  Gym shoes and active wear are recommended for both students and parents.

 

Reflections

The national PTA sponsors this art program which offers students an opportunity to create works of art for fun and recognition.  There are six different categories in which a student may express themselves:  visual arts, musical composition, photography, literature, dance and film/video.  Specific program rules are sent home along with the annual theme for the contest.

 

Room Parents

 

Oversee all of the room parents throughout the school year

 

School Kits

Oversee and put together a program for ordering school supply kits for PH students

 

School Pictures

Oversee and plan the School Picture Day each year

 

SPARK

   

Spirit Wear

Oversee and plan Spirit Wear sales throughout the school year

 

Staff Appreciation

   

Talent Show 2023

The PTA-sponsored variety show spotlights the talents of Pleasant Hill students. Students or student groups sign up to "audition” for the show and present it to a panel of  PTA members for approval.  (The purpose of the audition is to ensure the act meets the allotted timeframe and the material is appropriate for a grade-school environment.) 

 

Yearbook