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Cherry Run Elementary PTA
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Cherry Run “Pumpkin Patch”
Fall Book Fair
Donuts with a VIP
“Celebrate You” Week
Sweets with your Sweetie
Dr. Seuss Reading Week
Family Fun Night at Flight
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Acting for Young People
Computer and Coding Club
Guitar Club Form
Odyssey of the Mind
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Chicken Little: The Sky is Falling
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Earth Day, Community Service Day
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Summer 2018 Enrichment Institutes and Camps
Elementary Institute for the Arts
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Our school has a very active parent community and we hope you'll consider joining us. Please let us know if you are interested in assisting us in any of the areas below.
PICTURE DAY: October 6 (several hours) - Help prepare children for individual and class pictures.
FALL FESTIVAL: October 18 - Help with light set-up and ticket sales.
REFLECTIONS: October - Help coordinate student submission for this nationally-acclaimed student recognition program aimed at encouraging artistic creativity in students.
FALL BOOK FAIR: October 23-27 (2-hr. shifts; Day or Evening) - Help students make book selections, collect payments, and restock inventory.
CHERRY RUN PUMPKIN PATCH: (Tentatively scheduled for Oct. 25-27) - Help collect student-decorated pumpkins during morning drop-off and pass out treats.
DIRECTORY: Late October - Help proofread the directory and/or help assemble directories.
DONUTS WITH DADS/ VETERANS: November 10th (45 min. before school starts) - Help set up and serve during the breakfast event.
BINGO NIGHT: January - Help solicit prize donations and assist during the event.
SWEETS WITH YOUR SWEETIE: February 16 (45 minutes before school) - Help set up and serve during the breakfast event.
PICTURE DAY: March 12 (several hours) - Help prepare children for individual and class pictures.
SPRING BOOK FAIR: One week in June (2-hr. shifts; Day or Evening) - Help students make book selections, collect payments, and restock inventory.
ART TEACHER ASSISTANTS: Weekly, monthly or several times during the year; 1-2 hrs. at a time - Prepare for display and/or hang students' artwork up at designated places around the school building.
ARTS AND ENRICHMENT: As needed - Help research and choose assemblies and productions to be put on throughout the year for the student body.
BOX TOPS: Wednesday mornings from 9:00 - 9:20 a.m. Help collect box tops, program UPC's and codes.
BULLETIN BOARD: As Needed - Decorate and update bulletin boards in the school's front entrance area.
LIBRARY ASSISTANTS: Weekly; 2 hr. shifts - Shelve books and library materials; help maintain organization on shelves; assist librarian in various tasks including book preparation, circulation, maintenance, etc.
MEMBERSHIP: As Needed - Assist Membership Chair in collecting new member information.
NEWSLETTER: As needed - Assist in writing stories and taking pictures for the monthly PTA newsletter.
SACC LIAISON(S): As Needed - Serve as POC for new families with questions about the program; Provide SACC updates to be included in PTA emails.
SCHOOL GROUNDS COMMITTEE (Beautification and Upkeep) As needed - Help maintain planters and beds on school grounds; Help implement schedules for weeding, watering, and picking up litter. Help with fall and spring work days (dates TBD, depending upon school construction status).
SPECIAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE: As needed - Assist in building relationships between special and general education populations.
STAFF RELATIONS: As Needed - Bake or contribute food items for staff events.
STUDENT VOLUNTEERS: Check this box if you'd like to receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at CRES for middle and high school students needing service hours.
YEARBOOK: As needed - Take pictures at various events to contribute to the yearbook.
NOT SURE? THAT'S OK! Check below and we'll reach out to you when needs arise - no obligation!
GENERAL VOLUNTEER: As needed; Daytime and evening opportunities available. Assist with various PTA events and activities.
Please list any special skills, employment, or interests you would like to share as a resource for the PTA.
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