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We love volunteers and here are ways to get involved! Below you will find a list of the PTO committees. Please consider joining a committee (or two or three) and share your talents. It is so appreciated!


ACCELERATED READING (AR) – This team is responsible for coordinating the school wide AR Process.  The intent of this team is to create a consistent system of rewarding individual students and classes are they progress through the program including the kick-off and end of the year celebration upon meeting school wide goal.

BOOK FAIR – This team is responsible for the Fall and Spring Book Fairs for the school.  The team will communicate each event and assure that there is proper communication to parents and children via morning announcements, newsletters and emails.  This team will schedule the appropriate number of volunteers to assist during each week.  They will also help set up book fair, restock books and take down book fair.

BOX TOPS – This team is responsible for planning and coordinating Box Tops for Education incentive program.  The team collects, clips, tallies and mails the labels and box tops.

FACEBOOK -  This chair will use the DCE PTO face book page to advertise upcoming PTO related events and support DCE and the PTO in a positive way. 

FENCE-  This committee will decorate the fence during special events to advertise for the PTO.  They will complete the decorating in a timely manner prior to an event (once requested) and take down the decorations following the event. 

FAMILY EVENTS – These committees are responsible for the development of themed family night and day events.  These committees coordinate the scheduling, planning, promoting and implementing all activities including food and volunteers.

HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE – This Chair works with company to get merchandise for students to purchase during the holiday season.  The team will set up boutique including decorations, inventory, cash registers and scheduling of classes to visit.

KEY COMMUNICATOR-  This chair will collect the KC’s from each teacher at the start of the new year and send them any emails that need to be communicated to the school via the PTO. 

MORNING NEWS PROMOS- This chair will represent the PTO on the morning news.  They will work with Mr. O (media specialist) to ensure that they are able to appear on the news to advertise special events that the PTO has coming up. 

PARTNERS IN LEARNING – This committee coordinates partnerships with local businesses that will support the needs of Durbin Creek Elementary and in return these businesses are supported by the Durbin community.  The committee will promote businesses, monitor contributions and ensure that proper recognition is given to all business partners.

PICTURES – This committee coordinates with photographer and classrooms to schedule classes for fall and spring photos of all students and staff including a classroom photograph. 

PTO E-NEWSLETTER-  This chair is responsible for soliciting articles each month from the PTO board and committee members.  Then they will post them in a monthly newsletter and have it sent to each paid up PTO general member. 

SPIRIT STICKS-  This chair will order, organize and keep up with supplies of Spirit sticks. They will arrange with administration dates to have sales to the students. 

SPIRIT WEAR/SPIRIT PATROL – This team will develop an order form and an ordering process for annual t-shirt.  There will be a need to staff a table at school functions to sell the spirit wear.  This team also works together in distribution of spirit wear to those who have purchased merchandise.  The best part of this team is that you also get to award incentives and prizes to students for wearing DCE shirts on Spirit Days.

TEACHER APPRECIATION – This committee is responsible for planning and implementing ideas and activities that show our appreciation to the teachers and staff during the year.  This committee also coordinates with all room moms to organize events to recognize teachers and staff during National Teacher Appreciation week each May.

TOOL BOXES – This team works to advertise school supplies for purchase through tool box company website.  The tool box kit is a convenient way to obtain all the supplies your child(ren) need for the beginning of the school year without having to leave home.

WEBSITE- This chair will update the DCEPTO.org website to reflect changes of the PTO as needed. 

WELCOME – This committee will welcome new families to Durbin Creek Elementary and will offer any assistance with settling into their new Durbin community.

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