The Sunview PTA offers a variety of committees in which members can be involved. Below is a listing of the various committees and contact names for more information if you are interested in getting involved or simply learning more:
Advocacy, Bylaws/Legislation: Keeps the PTA informed of new legislation pertinent to children’s health, welfare, and education, makes any necessary bylaw and standing rules changes.
Bulletin Board: Coordinates and organizes volunteers who rotate throughout the school year decorating a monthly bulletin board.
Corporate Promotions (Box Tops/ Labels for Education): Coordinates the collection of “Box Tops for Education” and Labels for Education. These items are redeemed for funds and items for the school. Processing labels can be done at home.
Carnival: Annual carnival held in the spring at Memorial Junior High – games, food & Chinese auction items.
Evening Programming: Responsible for organizing group events throughout the year with support from general membership.
Health Wellness & Safety: Plans activities to promote health, wellness and safety within the school community.
Hospitality: coordinates volunteers who provide snacks/baked goods for PTA meetings and other events, plans the December Meeting/Dinner and the end of the year Volunteer Dinner.
LEAP (Learning Enrichment After School Program): volunteers teach a variety of classes to students after school. There are typically 3 sessions with classes limited to 10-15 students at a time. Some past classes include: knitting, crayon art, shrink dinks, cooking, science, sand art etc.
Reflections: SE-L PTA Council Arts Fair. Categories include drawing, photography, music, dance, video, literature. Chairperson provides information to the students regarding the fair, collects student entries, assists with setting up the display the night of the Art Fair, and purchases participation awards and awards for students whose projects place at the state level.
Room Party Parents: organize 2 to 4 room parents for each class to help out during classroom parties. Responsible for distributing snacks to other room parents.
Scholarship: Chaired by 2nd VP(s), three (3) members including the chairperson interviews Brush seniors for scholarships to be given from Sunview, Southlyn and Ridgebury. Interviews usually take place in March/April. Coordinate scholarship luncheon/dinner attendance in May.
Spirit Wear: organizes the annual Spirit Wear Sale at the beginning of the year
Staff Appreciation: Chaired by the Recording Secretary, committee members help in the planning of special events for teachers & staff; including a Back to School Breakfast, Conference Snacks or Dinner, and a Staff Appreciation Luncheon.
ARC Garden Club: organizes volunteers to maintain the Sunview Star garden.
ARC Helpers: coordinates community service projects for students to participate in throughout the year.
STAR Readers: coordinates the monthly reading program. Distributes monthly reading calendars, collects calendars and distributes stars to readers who reached their monthly reading goal.
Third Grade: coordinates fundraising activities to support special activities for the 3rd graders. Activities include: walk-a-thon, OAA party, 3rd Grade Dinner, t-shirts, class gift and promotion ceremony.
Yearbook: coordinates yearbook process which includes developing layout with committee, assisting photographer on candid picture day and distributing the school yearbook.
Ways & Means (Fundraising): The PTA typically sponsors a Fall Fundraiser which enables us to provide the many activities we plan for our students/staff during the year. In addition 1-2 Scholastic Book fairs are scheduled during the year which provide parents to purchase books for their student, teachers as well as provide additional resources for the library and staff.