PTA Committee Descriptions

Standing Committees


Committee

Description
Committee Chair
Time Commitment

After
School

Help answer our child’s favorite question – “What are we going to do now?” Coordinates the program and decides on courses.

Ongoing

Fit Kid
Week
Promote healthy eating habits for our children. Flexible:
Events to be held
during Fit Kid
Week in the Spring
Hospitality Refreshment set-up/clean-up at various PTA meetings and events.

Ongoing
1-2 hours per event

Learning
Garden
Attention Green Thumbs: Help with general upkeep of the garden as well as grant writing.

Ongoing

Liaison to GLA
(Glenwood
Lake Assoc)
GLA is our neighbor - we love to maintain a friendly relationship. Ongoing
Lunchtime
Activities
While the 'frightful' winter prevents outdoor recess, organize parents to provide fun indoor activities.

Prep: 4 hours
Activity: Lunchtime
Jan - Mar

Membership A strong PTA benefits our school immeasurably. Promote PTA membership in our community.

Ongoing

PTA Closet Like things organized? We do too - alas sometimes the closet gets a bit unruly. It's helpful to all to keep our stock in order and fully supplied.

Ongoing

PTA Council Attend monthly district-wide PTA meetings and relay information to Webster.

Ongoing

Prize
Patrol
Procure all the great items used for raffles and door prizes at our PTA events. Ongoing
Restaurant
Solicitations
In order to maximize our relationships with area restaurants, this committee coordinates the donations of food for various events. Ongoing
SEPTA SEPTA=Special Education PTA. Maintain a relationship with SEPTA & relay information/events to Webster. Ongoing
School
Budget
Set up the phone call trees to remind people to get out and vote on the school budget. 1-4 hours
Spring
School
Spirit
Generate excitement for our school basketball teams. Ongoing
Spanish
Translation
Organize translation of all PTA flyers into Spanish.

Ongoing

Student
Directory
Create a directory of all Webster students' contact info. Sept-Oct
Teacher Rep. Faculty position.  
Website Maintain current information on the PTA's website. Ongoing
Webster
Weekly
Maintain weekly newsletter.

Ongoing

Yearbook Work with our 5th grade student committee in gathering photos, collecting funds, proofreading and layout. Ongoing until April

 

Event Committees


Event

Description
Committee Chair
Time Commitment
Sports
Equipment
Exchange
Recycle, reuse - organize an event that parents can exchange their child's outgrown sports equipment. Fall, Spring
(daytime)

Wrap Sale

Our biggest fundraiser – Organize collection and distribution.

Sept-Oct

Walk to
School Day
Promote awareness of safety at the National Walk to School and organize a morning event at Webster. Prep: 2 hours
Event: 1-2 hours
Oct
(morning)
Family
Dance
Night
Organize a rockin' good time - music provided by the band Third Stone featuring Webster’s own Mr. Bergamini and Mr. Minei.

Prep: 2-3 hours
Event: 4 hours
Oct
(evening)

Costume
Exchange
Collect lightly used costumes one day, sort them, and then distribute them the next. 2-4 hours
Oct
(daytime)
Book Fair Books sold at a discount to the students and teacher’s wish lists are filled for the classroom at this 3-day event. Prep: 1-2 hours
Event: 3 days &
1 night
Oct or Nov
(school hours &
1 night)
Book Café Organize a family social event that runs concurrently with the Book Fair. Prep: 2-3 hours
Event: 1-3 hours
Oct or Nov
(evening)
Holiday
Boutique
Give our students an opportunity to buy gifts for friends and family on their own. Prep: 1-2 hours
Event: 3 days
Dec
(school hours)
Chess
Tournament
Webster School hosts its own tournament. Coordinate event and refreshments. Prep: 2-3 hours
Event: 5 hours
Spring
(1 Saturday morning
& early afternoon)
Black History
Month
Family Night
Plan event that will include student participation. Prep: 2-3 hours
Event: 4 hours
Feb
(evening)
Snowball
Bingo
Bingo night at school - solicit guest bingo callers, sell raffle tickets and manage the event. Prep: 5-6 hours
Event: 4 hours
Jan or Feb
(evening)
Missoula
Theater
Missoula Children's Theatre International Tour Project does most of the work.  Organize local children as cast members and manage the week-ending performances. Prep: 1-2 hours
Event: 8-12 hours
Spring Break
(daytime)
International
Dinner
Fun for all - costumes, customs and good cooking celebrating Webster's diversity! Prep: 2-3 hours
Event: 4 hours
Mar or Apr
(evening)

Staff
Recognition
Lunch

Organize a luncheon to thank everyone at Webster for their contributions. Prep: 4 hours
Event: 4 hours
Lunch in May or June
(1 lunchtime)
Magnet
Mile
Fun day of races at Webster - organize groups, plan events, solicit prizes.

Prep: 2 hours
Event: 3 hours June
(1 Saturday morning)

Teachers
Lottery
Organize and solicit donations from teachers for this unique lottery. Flexible
Sept-Dec
Star
Baker
If you think life is better with baked goods then this is the committee for you! Organize a breakfast every other month for the Webster teachers and staff. Ongoing
Go Green Provide green tips to the Webster Community and coordinate green initiatives. Ongoing