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Parent Teacher Association (PTA) 101 Long Branch – Where the World Comes Together. Beth Dowd, PTA President 2012-13 [email protected] Long Branch PTA. Unites parents and educators in creating a community that develops and educates each child to his/her highest potential.

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Parent teacher association pta 101 long branch where the world comes together

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) 101 Long Branch – Where the World Comes Together

Beth Dowd, PTA President 2012-13

[email protected]


Long branch pta

Long Branch PTA

Unites parents and educators in creating a

community that develops and educates

each child

to his/her highest potential


Who is the pta

Who is the PTA?

We are! All families in school are members.

EVERYONE is welcome.

Everyone’s ideas are welcome.

Volunteers are always needed.

  • Whole school and classroom


What does the pta do

What does the PTA do?

Sponsors Fun, Community-building Events

  • International Night, Spring Fair, Silent Auction

  • Monthly meetings with speakers

    Funds Educational Opportunities

  • Enrichment: Fun activities after school

    • Scholarships available

  • Field trips

  • Science week

  • Summer school scholarships


What does the pta do cont d

What does the PTA do? (cont’d)

Raises funds for school initiatives

  • Books for library

  • Large initiative every other year

    (Most recently: Library)

  • Classroom supplies for each teacher

  • National and State PTA dues

  • Arts

    Represents Long Branch in the Community

  • County Council of PTAs

  • Advisory Council on Instruction (ACI)


Calendar of events

Calendar of Events

September – Busy Month!

  • 4: Welcome back coffee

    • In the library, first day of school after drop off

  • 10: Monthly PTA meeting/Speaker

  • 6: Membership form/donation letter in backpack mail

  • 7-28: Wrapping paper and gifts fundraiser

    • (Innisbrook)

    • Delivery in Oct

  • 19: Back to school night


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Calendar of Events

October

  • 2: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • 18-19: Conference days/Teacher Luncheons

  • 1-5: Scholastic Book Fair

    • 2 – Family Fun Night! 5-8pm

  • (tbd) : School pictures

    November

  • 7: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • 3: International Night

  • 26: Adopt-A-Family (holiday) begins

    December

  • 4: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • 21: Adopt-A-Family (holiday) ends [continues year round]

  • 14 (?): Concert


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Calendar of Events

January

  • 8: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • (tbd) Science Week

    February

  • 5: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • (tbd) Dr. Seuss Book Swap

    March

  • 5: Monthly meeting/Speaker

  • 7-8: Conference Days/Teacher Luncheons

  • (16 or 2 - tbd): Silent Auction


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Calendar of Events

April

  • 3: Monthly Meeting/Speaker

  • (tbd) Spring Musical

    May

  • 7: Monthly Meeting/Speaker

  • 6-10: Teacher Appreciation Week

  • Standards of Learning (SOL) testing

    • Grades 3-5


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Calendar of Events

June – Another busy month!

  • 4: Monthly Meeting/Speaker

  • 8: Spring Fair

  • Field trips (also throughout the year)

  • Field Day

  • 5th Grade Graduation

  • Grade Picnics


How can i stay informed

How Can I Stay Informed?

  • Monthly Meetings, usually 1st Tuesday

  • Backpack Mail – Weekly “Principal’s Pen”

  • Backpack Mail – Monthly PTA newsletter

  • Email blasts

    • Join our google group

      • www.groups.google.com

      • Long Branch PTA – send request

  • Web: www.lbpta.org


How can i get involved

How Can I Get Involved?

Come to the monthly PTA

meetings … or not…


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How Can I Get Involved?

Hospitality

  • Coffees

  • Teacher Luncheons

  • Teacher Appreciation Week

    Fund Raising

  • Silent Auction

  • Innisbrook (wrapping paper and gifts)

  • Scholastic Book Fair

  • Tshirt sales

  • School Pictures

  • Boxtops/Campbell’s/ Grocery card link programs

  • Yearbook

    Service

  • Adopt-A-Family

  • SCA annual project


How can i get involved2

How Can I Get Involved?

Social

  • International Night

  • Spring Fair

  • 5th Grade Graduation

    Education

  • Enrichment (Fun after school classes)

  • ACI

  • Science Week

  • Garden Club

  • Parent Education Programs (Monthly Speakers)

  • Dr. Seuss book swap

  • Earth day

  • Odyssey of the Mind


How can i get involved3

How Can I Get Involved?

Administrative

  • Officers

  • Membership

  • County Council PTA

  • Webmaster

  • Volunteer Coordinator

  • Room Parents

    Arts

  • Front Case Display

  • Yearbook

  • Reflections Coordinator

    • Annual, national PTA arts-based contest


Who can i contact

Who Can I Contact?

Beth Dowd – President 2012-13

[email protected]

Karen Kelly– Vice President 2012-13

[email protected]

Complete listing in directory (Fall)


Many hands make the work light

Many hands make the work light!


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