2016- 2017 PTA Volunteer Opportunities at Bardonia Elementary School

Kindergarten Social

Chairpersons: PTA Executive Board

This event will be the week before school begins. The committee coordinates with the Kindergarten teachers and sets up a day where the incoming Kindergarten students have the opportunity to meet their teacher, see their classroom and socialize with their classmates before school begins. The committee is responsible for welcoming students and purchasing and setting up snacks and drinks.


Coffee and Kleenex

This event is for parents of Kindergarten students on the first day of school. Volunteers will be needed on the first day of school from about 8:30-9:30am in the cafeteria.

Welcome Back Dinner: Chairpersons: PTA Executive Board

This event will be on a Friday September 23 .Help plan and organize the first big event of the year!


Fall/Halloween Festival

The children come dressed in costume and participate in a number of planned activities. The Chairperson with the help of volunteers plans the event.   This requires attending a planning meeting and on the day of the event, many volunteers are needed to help decorate.  

 

Fall and Spring Photo Days

This committee assists the Picture Day Chairperson to publicize our school picture day, coordinates class visits to the photographer, helps out on picture day, sorts and delivers orders to classroom teachers and coordinates retakes.

 

Pick A Reading Partner (PARP)

This committee is responsible for designing and putting together our annual PARP (Pick A Reading Partner) program in March. Activities are designed to encourage children and parents to read, both together and alone. The goal is to instill a love of reading & to show how fun it can be. Planning begins in November/December.

 

Scholastic Book Fair

Volunteers are needed to help set up the fair and help children choose and purchase new books during the school day. Volunteers are needed all week long for this event, you could work as many hours as you can.

 

 Family Fun Nights

Family Fun Night is an event that closes our week-long book fair. We need volunteers to help come up with entertainment for the evening (Bingo Night/Game Night) and run the event.

 

Holiday Boutique/Winter Festival

Holiday shopping and fun for both adults and children!

 

Reflections

A very rewarding program that celebrates creativity and the arts, where children express their interpretation of a theme through one or more of 6 mediums: music, dance, literature, visual arts, video or dance. Tasks are to: create fliers and letters to inform families and teachers about the program/run 1 or 2 after school workshops to help students with their entries/ collect all entries and make sure they meet the category requirements/coordinate the judging/plan the reception/award ceremony/order ribbons and trophies for the winning entries/plan and run the award ceremony/reception.

 

International Night

Our school is made up of many different cultures and ethnic backgrounds. Come and share some of your family traditions and what makes your culture special.

 

Blood Drive

The Blood Drive takes place in March. The chairperson will contact you once a date has been set. Volunteers are needed the day of the blood drive.

 

Founder’s Day

This celebration is a time-honored tradition and is a spectacular event attended by many Bardonia Alum. Skits are performed by the Bardonia Players as they honor exemplary volunteers and teachers who have made great contributions to PTA and/or the school. Volunteers will be needed to help the Chairperson run the event.   Duties can include helping in coordinating rehearsals, working on the event programs, purchasing costume items, flowers or other needs for the event, help in decorating and setting up on the night of the event , or assist with cleanup after the event.

 

Talent Show

This committee is responsible for assisting the Talent Show Committee Chair in organizing and coordinating our annual Talent Show. This year’s show is scheduled for March 6th. Volunteers needed to create flyers, make and distribute forms, help at 3 practices/rehearsals plus help on the evening of the show, to set up, host and run the show.

 

Kindergarten Tea

The Bardonia staff and PTA welcomes our new Kindergarten class! All students and parents meet in the cafeteria. While the students go down to the kindergarten classrooms, the parents stay for a welcome from the principal and PTA. The current kindergarten students perform a welcome song for the incoming class. The committee sets up a hospitality table with fruit, snacks and drinks and a check in desk.

 

K-4th Field Day

This is our 2nd annual K-4th grade field day event. Grade wide activities and events will take place during the day! Plus an evening parents vs. staff wiffle ball tournament. 5th grade field day date TBD based on 5th grade end of year activities

 

Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Chairpersons: PTA Executive Board

During the month of June the PTA celebrates the teachers and staff for a week of treats and a special luncheon.

 

Scholarship Committee

This committee will review applications from graduating seniors who had attended Bardonia Elementary. They will schedule and conduct interviews of applicants. (typically in June). Help select and present recipients with the awards, at the 5th grade graduation ceremony.

 

Box Tops Committee

Bardonia families clip & cut Box Tops all year long to help raise money as part of our PTA fundraising. Box Tops are submitted 4 times per year so the committee gets together and prepares the box tops for submission.

 

Nomination Committee

This committee is responsible for finding members who would consider serving on the Executive Board for the upcoming year. Present your slate of nominees at the spring PTA meeting. This year we will be looking for a new Treasurer. If interested please contact us at bardoniapta@gmail.com

 

Cultural Arts

The Chairperson will book performances and workshops for all grade levels, handle performer contracts and performance scheduling. The volunteers will be needed to photocopy flyers and distribute to teacher mailboxes before or after a performance.

 

Baking Committee

Do you love to bake and are looking for a way to be involved in the PTA from the comfort of your own kitchen? The Baking Committee bakes for PTA events that happen throughout the year.

 

Fundraising Committee

This committee is a huge part of our PTA. It is responsible for raising money to help support the amazing events we are able to provide to our students!

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