We invite everyone to be a member of the PTA…parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbors…everyone! NO VOLUNTEERING REQUIRED, but we'd love you to come and help out with events at the school whenever possible!
$6.25 per membership…Join TODAY!
PTA meetings are the 1st Wednesday of each month at 10:00 am in the cafeteria. All PTA members are invited to attend.
WHAT DOES THE PTA DO FOR YOUR SCHOOL?
Your donations to the PTA (Parent Teacher Association) go toward funding awesome programs for the kids at Willow Springs Elementary…
· Back to School Night
· Jog-A-Thon (Our fun run and annual fundraiser!)
· Red Ribbon Week (Our drug awareness program.)
· Reflections Art Contest
· Book Fair
· Literacy Program and Reading Contest
· Meet the Masters (Teaching children about artists and art history…Each class has an art docent that helps teach and work on the project each month.)
· Chess Club
· Teacher Appreciation Week
· Emergency Preparedness
· Birthday Lunches with the Principal
· Field Day
· Vision and Hearing Screenings
· Kindergarten Orientation
· Book Club
· Spirit Nights (Classic Skating)
· FIELD TRIPS!!
Joining the PTA does not mean you have to volunteer! We LOVE volunteers and there are many opportunities to help…but if you don’t have the time, you don’t need to worry! We need you to join so that we can continue the programs that the PTA sponsors each year.
HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED?
There are many ways that you can help out and get involved at Willow Springs Elementary…
1. Join the PTA today: http://www.willowspringspta.com/
2. Attend Back to School Night: Sign up to volunteer for one of the PTA sponsored events.
3. Become a room parent: Room parents meet in September with the PTA to get instruction for the year.
4. Volunteer in the classroom: Each teacher will have a calendar to schedule parents to come in and volunteer.
5. Send in your Box Tops: Start clipping, collecting and sending those box tops to school – they help us earn cash for things the school needs most. The PTA also has a monthly prize for the classroom that brings in the most!
6. Annually reenroll to earn money for our school when you do your everyday shopping:
a. Smith’s Earn & Learn Program: Link your Smith’s Rewards card to Willow Springs Elementary to help us earn rewards checks. Log into your Smith's account and go to "Inspiring Donations" on the left hand side or click on www.smithsfoodanddrug.com/account/communityrewards/
b. Amazon Smile: Login to Amazon Smile using your Amazon account information and start shopping– 0.5% of your eligible purchases will be will be sent to Willow Springs PTA to go toward our extra school programs.www.smile.amazon.com