PTA Committees

  • If you enjoy volunteering, the following PTA committees are fun ways to become involved in your child’s school and help us build a strong School One community. If you're interested in hearing more about any of the committees and how you might be of service, please reach out. 
    Please consider signing up to help out on one or more of the committees here at School One. It's as easy as filling out a Google form!

  • Fundraising Commitees raise the funds School One PTA needs to provide the services we offer to our children and staff.
    Per our standing rules, we do not simply fundraise to fundraise. All our proceeds go directly back into the School. 


    Beyond School Explorers (BSE)  This committee organizes and plans our four week afterschool enrichment program held during the winter months (Beginning in February).  Run by coordinators who will schedule classes, find teachers and helpers, prepare the budget, and send notices. Additionally, other volunteers are needed to teach and assist in classes
    Birthday Shout-Outs Maintain Google form, collect funds and coordinate with Mr. Fiory the Birthday Shout-Outs displayed on the electronic sign.  
    Book Fair This committee coordinates the fall and spring book fairs held at School One in October and May.  Both events have a Parent Preview Night and an opportunity for children to shop during school hours
    Corporate Reimbursement Collect Box Tops from General Mills products and submit for redemption throughout the school year. Coordinate and promote Restaurant proceed days, Stop'n'Shop Rewards and ShopRite A+ programs
    Family Skate Night Coordinate and run a family iceskating social event off site.
    Gertrude Hawk Coordinate and run Gertrude Hawk chocolate sales
    Grown-up / Child Dance Coordinate/Organize annual dance held at School One (Feb). 
    Penny Wars Organizes and collects coins during the annual Penny War. Maintains a spreadsheet calculating which grade wins. 
    School Pictures Plans Picture Day in the fall; coordinates volunteers for each shift and works with photographer on delivery.
    Spirit Wear Coordinates sale of School One athletic wear and school merchandise in the Fall and Spring
    Spring Fling A social event held in the spring for School One parents. This event needs volunteers to plan a fun evening of raffles, light refreshments and dancing.
    Variety Show Coordinate/Organize/Run the show.  Volunteers needed to help develop/coordinate grade level acts.  Additional help is needed to coordinate ticket, DVD, favor, concessions and program ad sales.  Help needed in organizing and coordinating backstage help. Parent Emcee script writers needed for 4thgrade Emcees.  A lot of hands make for light work for this committee

  • Transfer of Service Committees are in charge of events/opportunities for the School One students and staff that may charge a nominal fee to pay directly for that service. No profits are made, the PTA just facilitates the event.  


    Transfer of Service
    Fourth Grade Committee Coordinate all PTA-sponsored activities for the fourth graders throughout the year, including special T-shirts, various activities, yearbook and picnic while maintaining a budget.
    Plant Sale Coordinates/Organizes Plant Sales. Works with vendor
    Sock Hop Coordinate/Organize/Run a dance for third and fourth grade students to raise money for School One. Takes place in February.

  • Service Committees are in charge of various events/opportunities for our School One students and staff.



    Service Committees
    Author Visit Find and coordinate with authors within budget to come visit the school. Create order form and Order/purchase books from publisher for author signature to distribute to children who order. Coordinates with Mrs. Glackin on chosen author(s)
    Chemical Dependency Coordinate activities for “Think Purple Week” in the spring, “Hearts and Hands” and “Project Graduation” in May and June. This is a district-wide program with input provided from the District’s Chemical Dependency Chairperson.
    Earth Day  Coordinate an activity for the children after school on Earth Day
    Field Day Coordinate volunteers, and supplies water, cups and ice pops for Field Day in June. Coordinate with Mr. C
    Book Swap Coordinates Book Swap for our children, work with office to create a schedule for children to visit swap during school hours. Create/update a flyer for distribution to students. Coordinate volunteers to help. Donate left over books to a charity.
    Family Activities Coordinate the Welcome Back Family Picnic in September and the Fall Family Festival (usually with a Halloween theme) in October.
    Green Thumb Help plant and maintain plants and other beautification efforts around the school building. Responsible for planting flowers in flowerpots in the spring and fall.
    Health and Wellness Coordinates the America on the Move program
    Library / Gift Book Coordinate/Organize the library parent volunteer program with the media specialist (parents go into help in the library during hours of need as provided by the librarian. Also, run the Gift Book program in conjunction with the School One media specialist that enables families to purchase a book(s) with a special bookplate in honor of their child
    Multi-Culture Night Coordinate a family evening celebrating and showcasing the diverse cultures and ethnicities of School One.
     Reflections Coordinate School One student submissions to the Reflections program. Students to create art inspired by a specific theme. Students then submit entries to a local PTA or PTSA. Nationally, the program has six arts areas—dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts—and four grade divisions—primary, intermediate, middle/junior, and senior. The PTA Reflections Program is designed to enhance a quality arts education by providing an opportunity for students to explore their artistic talents and receive positive recognition for their efforts.
    Room Parents Volunteer needed to coordinate the room parent volunteers and place them with teachers. Serve as liaison between principal, PTA and room parents. Coordinate school supplies sale and delivery.
    Scholarship School One Representative to the district-wide Scholarship Committee, bringing input to the awarding of many other scholarships, and ultimately deciding the recipient of the School One James Cerasas Scholarship and Jeffrey Gyrsko Scholarship.
    School Supplies Coordinate, run school supply sale, then distribute supplies. Researches vendors
    Science Fair Coordinate annual Science Fair; submit guidelines, promote fair, issue certificates, and attend fair to support students.

    School Assemblies

    Find and review programs presented by outside sources and book assemblies for School One. Work with principal and vendor to set up these assemblies for the students.
    School One Service/Kids Care Works/Coordinates with School One Kids Care Club. Assists in charitable opportunities for students to participate in to make a difference in others lives
    Staff Appreciation Week Week long activities to show the staff of School One how much we appreciate them.  
    Summer - Reading Awards Coordinate/Organize/Work with the School One Media Specialist to coordinate the PTA-sponsored summer reading incentive program. Purchase incentive books and distribute to children who have participated