PTO Committee Descriptions:
Afterschool Enrichment: Organize and create after school enrichment programs for fall & spring. Create enrichment selections, distribute flyers to students, organize classes and payment. Works with Treasurer & President to coordinate.
Ambassador: Assist New Families of Maple Glen to feel welcome. Assist with New Family information night. Create folders with FAQ, contact information, and serve as a liaison for MGES PTO with new families.
Back-To School Kits: Organize the sale of Back-To-School kits. Distribute flyers, order kits, and distribute to parents via classrooms at Back –To-School night.
Directory: Coordinates the collection of student and parent information to produce the student directory for everyone that purchases it. The directory committee also sells advertising space to help reduce the cost of printing to our Maple Glen Families.
Garden Club: Work with Mrs. Melling & Mrs. McClelland on the organization of the new school garden. Assist with Garden Bash.
Family Reading Night: Coordinate and organize Family Reading Night. Work with Mrs. Clary in the media center. Family Reading night incorporates a theme and the Scholastic Book Fair.
Healthy Living Day: Coordinate and organize Healthy Living Day. Westfield now has a contract with Riverview Hospital. Healthy Living Day is a collection of healthy living enrichment programs presented to our students in 8-10 minute sessions.
Hospitality: This committee is responsible for making sure the amazing staff at MGES get the recognition they deserve. Organizing the Back-To-School breakfast, supply birthday treats to teachers, parent-teacher conference snacks and staff appreciation meals. Organize volunteers to assist with monthly birthday celebration treats and meals.
Indoor Beautification: Responsible for the Giving Tree, centerpieces in the cafeteria and planters outside of school.
Kindergarten Graduation: Coordinate Kindergarten Graduation reception following graduation program in May. (Cookies & Lemonade Served)
Kroger Cares & Scrips: Organize the sale of Kroger Cares & Scrips. Process forms and communicate with Treasurer per necessary forms.
Movie Night: Put together 2 movie nights per grade. Get information out to the parents, order pizza and popcorn and get parent volunteers to help out during the movie night.
No Cook Night: Chair will work with local restaurants to establish a “no cook night” each month. MGES PTO will receive a % of sales from the event.
Rebates: Collect and submit all rebate offers to various programs. Promote program via social media.
Room Parent / Coordinator: Coordinate all room parent volunteers. Select and guide room parents through the course of the school year. Communicate with room parents to organize the three classroom parties. Work with Teacher Appreciation Head to organize Teacher Appreciation Week.
Shamrock Club: This is a new club. This club helps to encourage community service within our student body. Committee will work with Mrs. Newman to create and define the program.
Showcase: Creativity! This person works to keep our showcase windows fresh and fun while promoting events of the quarter.
Staff Appreciation: Coordinates event associated with Staff Appreciation Week (May 4-8th)
Volunteer Coordinator: Organizes and maintains the running volunteer List. Will also work with the Shamrock Club to assist students in earning their hours.
Web Master: This person will create and update all social media tools and assist in the weekly Newsletter.
Winter Carnival Team: A fun, family night in February that raises money for PTO and Maple Glen. This is a big event that includes concessions, games, and a silent auction. This team is split: a Decoration/Games/Concession Coordinator, an Auction Coordinator, & an Acquisitions Coordinator. This team will work together to create an amazing event for our Maple Glen Family!