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Please fill out (one per family) and submit by Tuesday, September 10, 2019.

Click each section title to learn a little about what you would be helping with!

PTO Committee DescriptionsArt FundraiserBake SaleBingo NightBook FairBoys Bowling PartyConcert refreshmentsCommunity ServiceFamily DirectoryFourth Grade SleepoverGeneral Mills Box TopsHoliday ShoppeHospitalityKid Stuff Coupon BooksLunchroom VolunteersMake-it Take-itMemory BookMissoula Children's TheatreMobile AG Learning LabMovie NightMuffins with MomsPie SalePrincess BallProgramsRedner’s ReceiptsSchool StoreSpirit SaleTalent ShowWalk A ThonWatchDOGS5th grade moving up ceremony
The PTO has a variety of activities and fundraisers throughout the year. The success of these activities could not be reached without the help of volunteers. There are many ways for you to volunteer your time and talents. The following is a list of all PTO committees. Read the brief descriptions and sign up for one or more that interest you!!

Your involvement sends an important message: “School is important!”

Art Fundraiser: This fundraiser is the perfect way to get your child’s artwork on potholders, magnets, bags etc. Volunteers are needed to organize, distribute, and collect papers and then organize and distribute the products after they are finished.

Chair: Sonia Watson(484-637-3960)

Bake Sale: Every event is an opportunity to sell baked goods. They are sold at a low cost and all funds benefit the PTO. Volunteers are needed to make or provide baked goods. They may also be asked to help sell the items at an event. CAN BE DONE AT HOME.

Chair: Betsy Rothenberger (610-587-2338)

Bingo Night: This great family activity includes fun, food, and prizes. Not only do the kids love to play bingo, they can also enter a drawing to have a turn calling the bingo numbers

Chair: Angela Guistwite (484-219-2108)

Date: April 3, 2020

Book fair: Each year the PTO organizes a fall book fair where new books can be purchased. Proceeds of this sale go directly to the classrooms and library. Volunteers are needed to organize the books, help students shop, cashier, set up and clean up.

Chair: Cindy Oesterle(610-944-7077)

Dates: March 9-13, 2020

Boys Bowling Party: This annual event is held at Heister Lanes and is devoted our male students and their special female role model ( mother/aunt/ grandmother, etc). Two sessions are held; one for K-2nd graders and one for 3rd-5th graders.

Chair: Stacey Peifer(484-880-5654)

Dates: February 23rd (k-2) March 1st (3-5)

Concert refreshments: This committee helps set up refreshments, pour drinks and clean up after the elementary musical concerts during the holidays and in the spring.

Chair: We will be looking for a “classroom parent” for these groups

Community Service: This committee organizes several service projects for students and their families to participate in throughout the school year. Volunteers are needed for collection and/or distribution of collected items. New ideas are always welcome!
Family Directory: The PTO puts together a directory including the following information: student name, grade teacher, parents’ names, and phone number. Volunteers are needed to gather the information and put it together into a directory.

Chair: Sonia Watson(484-637-3960)

Fourth Grade Sleepover: A special night of fun is provided for the 4th grade students when the PTO sponsors this popular event. Activities, games, food, fun and a camp out in the gym are all included. Volunteers for this event are our 4th grade parents so be on the lookout for sign-up information to be sent home.

Chair: Tonia Hoover (610-301-2136)

Date: March 6, 2020

General Mills Box Tops: We collect Box Tops from your General Mills foods to raise funds for educational supplies. They are worth .10 cents/each. More information about this program is sent home at the beginning off the school year. CAN BE DONE AT HOME.

Chair: Melanie Williams (484-447-0347)

Holiday Shoppe: This fun December event allows students to purchase inexpensive presents for family and friends. Volunteers are needed to assist the children with their purchases and cashier.

Chair: Devin Hasan (484-219-3416) Roschell Spayd (610-587-4805)

Date: December 7th 8am-1:30pm Snow date December 14th

Hospitality: This committee provides refreshments at school functions, supplies thank you notes, appreciation gifts, flowers, and other gifts as needed. Volunteers are needed to bake and serve refreshments at various activities throughout the year.

Chair: Tiffany Smolarski(484-824-8679)

Kid Stuff Coupon Books: An important fundraiser, these coupon books are distributed to the students in the first few days of the school year. Help is needed with coding sample books, distribution and collection along with orders and final product distribution.

Chair: Lori Dietrich(610-780-7257)

Lunchroom Volunteers: Volunteers are needed to work with the aides to provide a safe and fun lunchroom. Tasks include talking to the children, helping younger ones open containers and reminding the children of safety rules. We can use volunteers weekly,every two weeks or even once a month if that works for you. Short notice volunteers are also important especially during the winter season. It’s a great way to see your child and their friends and they love seeing you.

Chair:Nicole Cielecki(610-563-3068)

Make-it Take-it: This is a special evening of crafts and fun for Preschoolers-3rd grade. Crafts geared to each age level are organized and materials are provided for each child attending. Help is needed to gather supplies and craft ideas and to prepare crafts for the night. Volunteers are also needed to help at the various craft tables.

Chair: Leigh Gotwals (484-686-0069)

Date: November 9th (snow date November 16th)

Memory Book: The PTO coordinates the “building” of a memory book each school year. These books include photos of staff, students in all grades, special events, and school activities. Volunteers are needed to take pictures, process and distribute the book orders.

Chair: Kristin Schlegel (610-406-1166)

Missoula Children’s Theatre: One week every other year, a theatrical company comes to the school and puts on a play starring our very own students. Volunteers are needed after school to help the children at auditions and during rehearsals as well as on the day of the performances. As well, housing is needed for the MCT crew.

Chair: Denise Colantuono (610-413-4312)

Dates: 2020-2021

Mobile AG Learning Lab: Five to six classes visit the lab daily for one week each year where they learn about agriculture. Volunteers are needed to help the teacher each day.

Volunteer’s coordinator: Renee Weidner(610-451-5484)

Movie Night: Several months throughout the year the PTO sponsors movie night for families to watch G or PG rated films. Volunteers are needed to help distribute drinks, popcorn and snacks.

Chair: Angela Guistwite (484-219-2108)

Dates: September 27; October 25; January 24; February 28; March 27; April 24

Muffins with Moms: Scheduled the Friday before Mother’s Day every year this allows students to celebrate their Mom or female role model with muffins and drinks before school. Volunteers are needed to help setup and help the day of the event.
Pie Sale: Thanksgiving is a perfect time to purchase pies for family gatherings. Help will be needed for collecting order forms, and distributing pies when they arrive.

Chair: Lori Dietrich(610-780-7257)

Princess Ball: This evening is devoted to female students and their special male role model(father/grandfather/uncle,etc.) It’s a chance for everyone to get dressed up and make some unforgettable memories. Volunteers are needed to decorate, donate food items, set up food tables the afternoon of the dance.

Chair: Kristen Schlegel (610-406-1166)

Date: January 17, 2020 (snow date January 18, 2020)

Programs: This committee reviews all information sent to the PTO concerning speakers and assemblies. The committee then chooses the programs which are most educational and entertaining. With the principal’s approval, they coordinate and make arrangements for the assemblies to be performed in the school.

Chair: Missy McIlwain(610-310-9217)

Dates: Holiday Laser Show- December 20 Sk8 for Life- June 5th

Redner’s Receipts: By using your Save-A-Tape card and turning your receipts in a percentage of money comes back to the Pto. Volunteers are needed to help with calculating of slips that are sent in. CAN BE DONE AT HOME.

Chair: Sonia Watson(484-637-3960)

School Store: Once a month, during school hours, the PTO sells pens, pencils, erasers and other school supplies at nominal cost to the students. Volunteers are needed to help set up, assist the children with counting money, cashiering and clean up.

Chair: Julia Curry (484-944-4842)

Dates: 3rd Friday of every month

Spirit Sale: The PTO sponsors a yearly sale of clothing and gear with the Oley Valley logo which can be purchased to show your school spirit. The sale kicks off in October and orders are ready for pick up during Holiday Shoppe hours in December. Volunteers are needed to sort and package the orders when they are placed.
Talent Show: The PTO sponsors a talent show for the students to share their artistic gift. Faculty and staff are also encouraged to participate. Acts range from singing to hopping on a pogo stick. No matter what your talent, we would love to see your perform.

Chair: Tiffany Smolarski(484-824-8679)

Date: TBD

Walk A Thon: Volunteers will be needed for a variety of activities throughout this event such as: coordinating sponsors, supplies, and the race course.

Chair:Rebecca Mast (610-823-0670) JRMAST4450@windstream.NET

Dates: May 15th

WatchDOGS: This is a national program intended to target the male role models in our children’s lives into dedicating more time volunteering in our schools. Any student’s dad, step-dad, uncle, grandfather, etc. are welcome and encouraged to join this program.
5th grade moving up ceremony: At the end of the year, the 5th grade has a ceremony to celebrate their elementary careers. The ceremony is followed by a cook-out sponsored by the PTO. Volunteers are needed to donate supplies and food, help set up and clean up, and serve food.

Chair: Colleen Bungarz (484-332-7336)

Please indicate the committees below in which you are interested and willing to participate. The committee chairs will then contact you for volunteering. ALL VOLUNTEERS MUST HAVE THEIR CLEARANCES ON FILE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL OFFICE. Items with a (H) beside it indicates that you can help from home. *