Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - Today is Cycle Day 2

Yorkshire Parent Teacher Organization

Announcements

Come join us for a PTO meeting!  It's a great way to get involved with your child's education!  All meetings are held in the Yorkshire Art Room at 6:30 pm.

Meeting Dates:

New parents welcome!  Come learn how you can get involved in our school this year!

Monday, September 11, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, November 6, 2017
Monday, January 8, 2018
Monday, February 5, 2018
Monday, March 5, 2018
Monday, April 16, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018

 

Yorkshire Elementary PTO

As the school’s parents’ organization, Yorkshire PTO is very active and is an integral part of the school.  They have a membership drive and a fund raiser each year.  With a generous budget and many, many hours of volunteer time, the parents provide many services to the school.  Some of these programs include assemblies, SWPBS celebrations, visitation days, Teacher Appreciation, Yorkshire T-shirts for all students, and much more.

2018-2019 Officers:

  • President: Liz Kinley
  • Co-President: Amanda Sevier
  • Vice President: TJ Bradley
  • Treasurer: Ryan Emerson
  • Secretary: Emily Kelkis

In addition, there are several committees contributing to the Yorkshire PTO.  They are:

Arts Night Committee assists the art and music teachers in planning and organizing an evening in the spring for showcasing and sharing our students’ talents in the arts with their families and the community.

Baking and Hospitality Comprised of volunteers willing to bake goods for various activities as needed.

Book Fairs Committee plans and organizes two book fairs throughout the school year.

Box Tops for Education Committee collects and bundles specially marked box tops for education labels found on General Mills, Betty Crocker, and other specially marked items and submits for redemption at designated times throughout the year.

Bus Parents Committee organizes parent volunteers to ride the school buses home with kindergarten students the first few days of school.

Bus Tags Committee creates and distributes bus tags to all students the first day of school.

Dance for Dollars Committee prepares mailings for dance for dollars.  Committee also prepares and plans for dance day.

Directory Committee will compile and publish directory of students’ addresses and class assignments.

Family Ice Cream Social Committee plans and organizes the social in late spring.

First Grade Quilt Committee organizes and coordinates making of a quilt with the First Grade students to store for display/raffle during their senior year in High School.

Fundraising Committee supervises annual fundraiser by preparing orders and distributing goods at school.

Giant A+ Cards Committee recruits parents to complete Giant A+ form and then enters information into Giant A+ system.

Hospitality Committee will provide refreshments and setup at designated school functions such as Open House, Kindergarten Registration, etc.

Kindergarten Registration    Organize volunteers to greet new registrants, take T-shirt sizes, sell spirit wear, serve refreshments, and recruit volunteers.

100th Day Coordinates a school-wide community service project to coincide with the 100th Day.  Decorates the school for the 100th day.

Parent/Teacher Conferences Committee provides a lunch for the teachers that day.

Parent Visitation Committee provides reception services, setup, direction to classrooms, etc. during American Education Week in mid-November.

Programs Committee arranges school assemblies and special events as requested.

School Board Representative Attends the York Suburban School Board meetings and presents any concerns of the Yorkshire PTO to the School Board.

Senior Guest Day Committee provides reception services to visiting “guests” in the spring.

Showcases Committee plans and decorates the showcases in the school.

Sponsorship Committee mails letters home for Ready Teddy Sponsorship.  Also keeps record of Ready Teddy sponsorships.

Staff Appreciation Committee provides for staff recognition during National Teacher Appreciation Week in May.

Committee Chairs

Arts Night - Heather Rickell
Back To School/Kindergarten Orientation - PTO Officers
BookFair - Kristin Terwilliger
Box Tops - Rachel Wolpert
Bus Tags - Wolpert Family
Communications Chair - Sandy Harberger
Community Building Night -
Cookie Decorating Night - Heather Rickell
Dance-A-Thon - Rochelle Wert  Directory - Kim Keffer
Event Photos -
Family Dance -
First Grade Quilt/Banners - Lizz Kinley
Giant A+ Cards -  Dr. Stoltz
Ice Cream Social -
2017 Kindergarten Registration - Rachel Wolpert
100th Day Celebration - Heather Rickell
Movie Night - PTO Officers
Parent / Teacher Conferences - Michelle Huntzicker
Programs - Heather Henninger
School Board Rep - Rande Fregm
Showcase -
Spirit Wear - Cristi Lentz
Spring Fundraiser - Rande Fregm
Countdown to Kindergarten -
Yorkie Bear Sponsorship - Cristi Lentz
Yorkie Bear Volunteer - Derrick Robbins
Staff Appreciation - Michelle Huntzinger
Sunshine Committee -  Apryl Balon
Volunteer Committee - Rande Fregm
Welcome Committee - Rachel Wolpert
Yorkie Bear's Helper - Rochelle Wert