Join Us

Become a Member

The PTA runs on parent and teacher volunteers and sponsors many great programs throughout the year, such as Back to School picnic, math and science assemblies, after-school programs, dances, and much more. Your membership fee allows us to continue to offer these programs. In addition, your membership provides you with quality parent resources, including email updates to keep you informed about school and community happenings, and entitles you to money-saving discounts with such companies as Staples, AARP, eTrak, Hertz, iFocus, Metlife, Sharp and T-Moblie.

Membership fees are as follows:

  • Individual Membership -$10.00
  • Family Membership - $15.00
  • Teachers and school staff - $8.00

Check out the Benefits that come with your PTA membership. We hope you'll consider joining!

For more information about joining the PTA, contact the Membership Chairperson, Meghan LaPrairie.

We'd love to hear your ideas on:

  • What events do you want to participate in?
  • What issues at Arcola do you want us to tackle?
  • How do we all thrive in the Innovative School Year?

Volunteer

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.” – Unknown

We are always looking for help and support to organize projects and events. Whether it's volunteering as a grill master for a picnic, manning our book fair, or helping plan the activities around our Teacher Appreciation Week, we always need more helping hands. Please contact our President to learn more about how you can become engaged in our PTA.

10 Ways to Volunteer:

1. Share your skills with the PTA or with students (e.g., fundraising, face-painting, etc.)

2. Talk to teachers, staff, and the PTA to find out how you can support Arcola

3. Share your ideas, questions, concerns with the PTA and attend general PTA meetings

4. Suggest topics for PTA meetings, workshops, events (fundraising or otherwise)

5. Volunteer at school and PTA events (e.g., Summer Social, Movie Night, Book Fair, etc.)

6. Give high-fives at the Fun Run

7. Volunteer in your child’s classroom

8. Volunteer during lunch time and recess

9. Provide financial support for PTA activities and fundraisers

10. Show appreciation for teachers and administrators every chance you get

Informacion Sobre la Asociacion Padres-Profesores de Arcola (PTA)

Que es PTA?

    • Somos padres/apoderados y profesores que abogamos por los estudiantes apoyándonos mutuamente y a los administradores
    • Recaudamos fondos para pagar actividades enriquecedoras para los estudiantes

Cual es la mision del PTA:

La mission del PTA es que cada estudiante pueda llegar a su maximo potencial. Esto es possible con la ayuda y la participación y el empoderamiento de las familias y comunidades para abogar por todos los niños.

Vea los beneficios que vienen con su membresía de PTA?

Preguntas para los padres:

    • En que eventos le gustaria participar?
    • Que inquetudes Ud tiene con Arcola en la cual podemos ayudar?
    • Como todos podemos prosperar en este nuevo año escolar? (Innovative School Year)

10 Formas en que Ud. Puede Ayudar:

    1. Comparte tus abilidades con el PTA o los estudiantes (ej. recaudacion de fondos, pintado de cara, etc.)
    2. Converse con los profesores, staff o miembros del PTA en como Ud(s) puede ayudar a la escuela
    3. Comparte tus ideas, preguntas o preocupaciones con el PTA asistiendo a sus reuniones generals
    4. Sugerir temas para la reunion del PTA, workshop, eventos (recaudacion de fondos o de otra manera)
    5. Ayudar en la escuela o en los eventos que organizara el PTA (ej. Evento del Verano, Noche de Cine, Feria del Libro, etc.)
    6. Dar apoyo con un “high-fives” en la Carrera Entretenida
    7. Ayudar en la clase de su hijo(a)
    8. Ayudar en la hora de almuerzo o recreo
    9. Proveer ayuda financiera para las actividades del PTA y en la recaudacion de fondos
    10. Apreciar la labor de los profesores y al personal administrativo