Volunteer!

 

Welcome to Ross Elementary!

We are excited for the 2016–2017 school year and have a lot of wonderful events and volunteer opportunities planned.
The PTO is the Parent Teacher Organization. Everyone is automatically a member of the PTO by virtue of having a child at Ross. The PTO supports our teachers, students and school family in a variety of ways. We work from the start of the year with the Back to School Social to the end of the year Field Day, from big events like Holiday Shoppe and Open House, to daily activities like Helping Hands and Library volunteers and many other activities in between. The PTO sponsors field trip busses, Author’s Day, Teacher Appreciation events, assemblies, clubs and much more!

But we aren’t a PTO without YOU, the parents.

In order to stay up-to-date with our community, I recommend you “like” Ross Elementary PTO on Facebook and bookmark
our website RossPTO.net.  Attached is a preliminary volunteer sign-up form. Kindly complete the form and return it with your child to their classroom by September 7, 2016. The Ross PTO works to stretch every dollar that we receive to ensure that our funds go to support the students at the school and promote the best possible educational environment. However, fundraising continues to be a challenge for us. In order to continue to provide the current level of PTO activities we must raise $50 per student, more for 6th graders. Tax Deductible donations are always accepted in lieu of fundraising participation.

General Meetings for the 2016-2017 school year will be held at 6:30pm on the dates listed below. Meetings are held in the Ross Elementary School Cafeteria and free childcare along with pizza is provided at all meetings.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (holiday party)
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Please feel free to email us with any questions, comments or suggestions. Looking forward to a great school year!

Best regards,
Ali Mathis
PTO President

 2016-2017 PTO Contacts

Ali Mathis, President — alirosspta@gmail.com
Courtney Rohaly, V.P. and Fundraising Chair — cnbuoy@hotmail.com
Sharon Muschar, Treasurer — slindsey54@icloud.com
Sabrina Korbel, Secretary — sabrina.korbel@gmail.com
Heather Andrews, Member-at-Large — handrews530@gmail.com
Erin Sekerak, Member-at-Large — efsekerak@gmail.com
Sue Milligan, Member–at-Large – suemil507@gmail.com
Catherine Regan, Member-at-Large – cregan412@gmail.com
Rachel Baron-Horn, Volunteer Chair — poshginger@gmail.com

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2017-2018 PTO Volunteer Opportunities

  Welcome to Ross Elementary!   We are excited for the 2017–2018 school year and have a lot of wonderful events and volunteer opportunities planned.   The PTO is the Parent Teacher Organization. Everyone is automatically a member of the PTO by virtue of having a child at Ross.  The PTO supports our teachers, students …

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Helping Hands

What is Helping Hands? The Helping Hands Committee of volunteers with children in grades K–1 who participate in their child or children’s lunch period.  You must have a child in First or Kindergarten to be able to volunteer for this committee. The children often need help with condiments, forgotten utensils, or opening containers.  This allows for the …

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Library

The school library needs your help shelving books and/or with administrative library tasks.  If you want to volunteer but need a flexible schedule, this job’s for you!  Volunteers are needed all year.  Sign-up and we will work with you to coordinate schedules!

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Party Parents

HEAD HOMEROOM PARENT/ PARTY VOLUNTEER FORM  Class parties are sponsored and run by parents. The Halloween party will be held on October 27, the Holiday party will be held on December 22, and the Valentine’s Day party will be held on February 9. Parties will start at 2:15pm and end at 3:15pm. We have a lead …

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Volunteer Clearances

Thank you for your support of Ross Elementary and your interest in obtaining your clearances.  Below are the pages of the District Volunteer Application in a PDF that you may download and print at home. Here are the links to the appropriate websites to obtain your clearances: Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Background Check      …

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