Jefferson Middle School 2015-2016 PTA Committees

6th Grade Canteen

Assist teachers with supplies and volunteers for annual Canteen event in the fall.

Chairs:

Amy Bumer-Spikula


Reports:

2013/2014

2017/2018

6th Grade Scavenger Hunt

Assist teachers with the 1st day of school scavenger hunt for incoming sixth grade students.

Chair:

Colleen Frank

412-512-6720

Reports:

2016/2017

8th Grade Career Day

Work with the guidance department to organize career day for the 8th grade class.

Chairs:

Colleen Frank

412-512-6720

Reports:

2014/2015

2013/2014

8th Grade Recognition

Coordinate party at Recreation Center (pool/ice rink) in June. Work with teachers, parents, and vendors.

Chairs:

Open Position- Contact Allison Daniels if interested in chairing



Reports:

2014/2015

2017/2018

Box Tops for Education

Publicize and monitor the Box Tops program. With volunteers, if necessary, clip and prepare Box Tops for submittal.

Chair:

Open Position- Contact Kristen Bruder if interested in chairing


Reports:

2013/2014

2016/2017

2017/2018

Bylaws

Responsible for annual review and/or update of the unit bylaws and standing rules.

Chairs:

Julie Smith

412-401-7284

Reports:

Corporate Rewards

Publicize and monitor various rewards programs (Target Red Card, Giant Eagle Apples for Students, Amazon, etc.). Research and implement new programs with the input of the 2nd Vice President.

Chair:

Colleen Frank

412-512-6720

Report:

2014/2015

Cultural Arts

Responsible for scheduling cultural arts assemblies/programs in conjunction with PTA Council Cultural Arts committee and Jefferson Middle School administration

Chair:

Julie Smith 412-401-7284


Reports

2013/2014

Directory

Create JMS PTA Student Directory. This position is always filled by the 1st Vice President

Chairs:

Colleen Frank 412-512-6720


Reports:

Environmental Concerns

Address concerns about environmental issues either by own research or by information gained when attending monthly council environmental meetings. Help with Earth Day event

Chairs:

Andrew Baram

412-531-3443


Reports:

2016/2017

2017/2018

Fundraising

Oversee any and all fundraising events for the PTA

Chair:

Jen Schubert 412-421-7123


Reports

:

Hospitality

Obtain snacks, coffee, and water for PTA meetings and Principal’s Coffees. Budget is provided and you may seek donations from businesses as well.

Chairs:

OPEN


Reports:

International Night Food Coordinator

Solicit and organize food donations for annual International Night with club sponsors.

Chairs:

Angela Kennedy
Jen Schubert

412-953-3912


Reports:

2013/2014

International Night Raffle Coordinator

Solicit and organize raffle items for annual International Night with club sponsors

Chair:

OPEN


Reports

Juvenile Protection

Keep PTA members informed about state, national and local safety issues that concern students and families. Act as a liaison between JMS and the Council Juvenile Protection Committee. Enact programs to protect the safety of our children and monitor traffic problems in the school area.

Chair:

Jean Thomas


Report

Membership

Responsible for annual PTA membership drive. Always filled by the 1st Vice President

Chair:

Colleen Frank 412-512-6720


Report:

2013/2014

2016/2017

Newsletter Editor/E-Blast Contact

Coordinate and create JMS PTA newsletters and eblasts as scheduled or necessary. This position is always filled by the Corresponding Secretary.

Chair:

Amy Shannon-Spector 412-564-0358


Reports

Odyssey of the Mind

Recruit and organize volunteers to be trained to assist with the Odyssey of the Mind Program; oversee and assist students and volunteers participating in this program.

Chair:

OPEN



Reports:

2013/2014

2016/2017

PSSA Mints

Purchase mints to be distributed to students during standardized testing

Chairs:

Susan Anstandig


Reports

Red Ribbon Week

Work with Student Council to present Red Ribbon Week to the school in the fall.

Chairs:

Heidi Popies

412-429-5933


Reports:

2016/2017

2017/2018

Reflections Arts Contest

Sponsored by National PTA to encourage students' creative abilities in various categories (ex. literature, music composition, photography, visual arts). Students' work recognized at local, region, state and national PTA levels

Chairs:

Jean Thomas 412-337-9717


Reports:

2013/2014

School Fundraiser Assistant

Assist Dean of Students and Attendance Office Secretary in collection and tabulation of school fundraiser.

Chairs:

Colleen Frank 412-512-6720


Reports

Spirit Wear

Under the guidance of the PTA 2nd Vice President facilitate any spirit wear fundraisers. Distribute forms, collect orders and payments and work with vendor to submit and receive orders.

Chairs:

Shannon Harpst


Reports

2016/2017

2017/2018

Staff Appreciation

Coordinate Welcome Back Breakfast in August when school starts and a luncheon in May during Teacher Appreciation Week using donations from parents and PTA funds.

Chair:

Paula Pellegrino

412-523-7792


Reports

2013/2014

2012/2013

2016/2017

2017/2018 - Welcome Back Breakfast

2017/18 - Luncheon

Student/Faculty Basketball Game

Assist the faculty in executing the spring student vs. faculty game. Gather donations for the snack stand and parents to assist with selling, set-up and clean-up

Chair:

Jen Schubert



Reports:

Student Pictures

Recruit parent volunteers to assist on Picture Day.

Chair

Laura Yaremcho

412-513-6389


Reports

2013/2014

2012/2013

Technology

Maintain the JMS PTA portion of the District website; meet with the District information officer as needed; attend Council Technology training meetings

Chair

Sara Hendrick

Reports:

2014/2015

2017/2018

Veteran's Day

Assist the school with an annual event honoring Jefferson family members who serve or have served in the military. Invite family members, provide a light breakfast, and accompany them to a flag-raising ceremony. May be combined with the Jefferson Elementary celebration.

Chairs:

Kate Witte


Reports

2013/2014

2012/2013

2016/2017 + Thank you note

2017/2018 + Thank you note

Volunteer Coordinator

Coordinate list of parent volunteers for each PTA committee

Chair:

Amy Shannon-Spector 412-564-0358

Reports

Writing Lab Coordinator

Work closely with the JMS writing lab technician; recruit and organize volunteers to be trained to assist with the writing lab program for all students; assist volunteers with obtaining required clearances; train new and current volunteers on writing lab procedures.

Chair:

Lisa Brown



Reports:

2013/2014

2017/2018

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