COMMITTEES

 

The South Middleton PTO is a volunteer organization comprised of parents, faculty, and administrators, providing support for Rice Elementary and Iron Forge ELEMENTARY SCHOOL in the South Middleton School district.  The PTO consists of various committees that facilitate communication and provide volunteers and resources to enhance school programs.



IFES COORDINATOR


THE IFES COORDINATOR WILL ASSIST THE VICE PRESIDENTS IN COORDINATING THE FOLLOWING EVENTS, POSSIBLY OVERSEEING A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

  • Boo! A Bubbler

  • Parent-Teacher Conference Week Meal - Fall

  • Back to School Lunch

  • Stock the Teacher Lounge – Spring

  • Coordinate Teacher’s Top 5

  • Friday Fun Event (Groovy Movie) 3 to 4 times/year

​                                   COORDINATOR: OPEN


RICE COORDINATOR 


THE RICE COORDINATOR WILL ASSIST THE VICE PRESIDENTS IN COORDINATING THE FOLLOWING EVENTS, POSSIBLY OVERSEEING A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS

  • Back to School Lunch
  • Stock the Teacher Lounge – Spring

  • Coordinate Teacher’s Top 5

  • Parent-Teacher Conference Week Meal - Fall

​​                                     COORDINATOR: OPEN


Box Tops for Education

  • Pick up and count all BoxTops and provide counts periodically to Board

  • Submit BoxTops to BoxTop website

  • Coordinate prizes and contests throughout the year

                                  coordinator: kris simon 

TEACHER APPRECIATION CHAIRPERSON

  • COORDINATE A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS TO PLAN A THEME AND HELP EXECUTE A WEEK OF FUN TREATS FOR OUR TEACHERS AT BOTH SCHOOLS DURING TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

                                   COORDINATOR: OPEN


BOOK FAIR CHAIRPERSON

  • Schedule fair, set up, break down, schedule pick up

  • Run tapes and close out fair to generate invoice

  • Collect start up money from Treasurer and return daily tapes after fair

  • Coordinate both school Book Fairs with Scholastic Rep

                                   COORDINATOR: JULIE SNYDER


Spirit Gear Chairperson

  • Arrange Spirit Gear booths at most events (Rice Halloween Parade, May Fair, Breakfast with Santa, etc)

  • Arrange delivery of orders placed online

  • Maintain inventory on Spirit Gear and create purchase orders for new gear

                                    Chairperson: Jes Hughes

SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR/COMMUNICATIONS CHAIR


  • ​Maintain Facebook notifications, updates and event listings

  • MAINTAIN OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS AS NEEDED

​                                     CHAIRPERSON: OPEN


RICE SECRET SANTA SHOP

  • COORDINATE A TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS TO PURCHASE ITEMS WHICH WILL BE SOLD AT THE SECRET SANTA SHOP.
  • CREATE SCHEDULE OF CLASSROOM SHOPPING TIMES AND SEND HOME COMMUNICATIONS TO STUDENTS 
  • MAINTAIN ACCURATE RECORDS FOR EACH CLASS SHOPPING AND DELIVE TO TREASURER FOR RECONCILIATION

                                      COORDINATOR: LISA SANDERS


WEBMASTER

  • MAINTAIN AND UPDATE SMPTO WEBSITE WITH UPDATES AND EVENTS
  • CREATE AND SCHEDULE NEWSLETTERS MAILED REGULARLY

                                       WEBMASTER: BECKY ANDERSON

that the PTO celebrates teachers throughout the year during Back to School, Teacher Appreciation Week and Stock the Lounge during Parent/Teacher Conferences?


 

did you know...

REASONS TO VOLUNTEER!!


PARENTS: THE FIRST TEACHER

 

As your childs' first teacher, you play a big part in how well your son or daughter does in school.

 

PARTNER WITH US

 

We invite you to work with our teachers to help students get all they can out of their growing years.


VOLUNTEERING FEELS GREAT


Let's face it...at this age, kids think you're a rock star when they see you volunteering at events!  And they aren't too cool to be seen with you. Make their day by showing up to help!


VOLUNTEER MANUAL

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

THE DISTRICT HAS AN AWESOME PAGE WHERE YOU CAN GET ALL THE INFO YOU NEED ON VOLUNTEERING, INCLUDING CLEARANCES.  GO HERE!