Volunteer with the PTA for 2019-2020 school year!

Interested in helping with the PTA next school year? We have several volunteer positions and we are looking for a few good people to help us with key roles.

Enrichment Chair (board-level position)
Before and after school classes are an important part of school life for Woodburn students and families. They allow students to try out new activities, offer convenience for parents, and give students a chance to participate in activities with friends. The enrichment chair will be in charge of identifying potential classes, obtaining approval for them, helping with publicity, and monitoring registrations.  The chair will also oversee the quality of the classes and help to resolve any issues that arise.  This position requires approximately 3-4 hours per week most weeks of the school year, but may be less once sessions are running.  

Reflections Coordinator
Reflections is an annual art contest sponsored by the National PTA and coordinated by our local school PTA. It’s a wonderful opportunity for students to showcase their creative potential and unleash their artistic talents!  We are looking for someone to coordinate Reflections in 2019.  This work takes place from September to December and includes scheduling 1-2 art workshops to introduce the contest and work with interested students on their projects.  The coordinator will collect and submit Woodburn’s entries to the County Council PTA and recognize participants and winners.  We estimate this volunteer position will require about 20 hours over the three-month period.  

Teacher Appreciation Coordinator
One of the most important tasks the PTA undertakes throughout the school year is teacher recognition. The coordinator plans and carries out teacher recognition events, including the teacher welcome breakfast in September, holiday event in December, and teacher appreciation week in May.  The chair will work with the PTA president to develop event descriptions, identify volunteers, set up a sign-up genius, and then manage volunteers and the activities during the events.  We estimate this volunteer position will require about 20 hours over the year.

Community Business Donation’s Team
This past year many businesses in our community supported Woodburn through donations. Gift cards for volunteers and teacher appreciation, food donations for PTA meetings, and event sponsorships—are a vital part of school and PTA resources.   This volunteer role is perfect for parents who do not have much time out of the house or office but can send email requests and follow up. The PTA VP will provide guidance on who to contact as well as request and thank you letter templates.  The time commitment required for this volunteer position will vary and be self-directed – you decided how much time each month you can dedicate to soliciting donations.

If you are interested in any of these Volunteer positions, please contact Laura Wright, PTA President at president@woodburnpta.com

Movie & Games Night – Feb. 8

WOODBURN ELEMENTARY MOVIE & GAMES NIGHT

FRIDAY, February 8, 6:45-9 pm

Planned movie: Incredibles 2

Movie will begin promptly at 6:45 p.m.
Students must be picked up by 9 p.m.

Where: Movie in Cafeteria & Games in the Gym
Click here to download Movie & Games Night Registration Form. Complete and submit to school with payment.

  • Cost: $5 per student and includes a small bottle of water and popcorn.
  • Please send in a check payable to “Woodburn PTA,” or pay by cash.
  • Registration Form: Register early to make check-in/check-out easier. Turn in money and completed form through your child’s Thursday folder or to the front office by Wednesday, February 6.
  • Forms will be sent home soon in Thursday folders.
  • Pizza & Concessions:  Pizza will available for purchase for $2 per slice. Please indicate on the form if you plan to purchase pizza so we can order enough. Additional snacks will be available for purchase for $1 -$2 per item.
  • Who can attend: Only students of Woodburn Elementary are permitted to attend.  Younger siblings may also purchase a ticket if a parent attends as a chaperone. 
  • Drop off Rules: All students MUST be signed in and out by a parent or authorized guardian.
  • Students must be pick-up by 9 p.m.
  • Please – NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK!!!
  • Kids may bring your blanket, pillow and favorite stuffed animal.
  • Conduct: If a child is disruptive during the movie, he/she will receive a warning to correct their behavior. If disruptive behavior continues, the student will be removed from the movie and their parent(s) will be called to pick up the child.

We need parent volunteers! Please sign-up through the link at right if you can help during Feb. 8 Movie & Games Night.

Holiday Lunch for Woodburn Teachers & Staff

Wednesday, Dec. 19
Woodburn Teachers’ Lounge
Luncheon Theme: Holidays Around the World

December is here! As families celebrate the holidays, we want to honor the teachers and staff of our school family by serving them a holiday lunch. The theme is “Holidays Around the World.”  If you have a food dish that is meaningful by your family during the holidays, please share it!  Or, bring any dish that will bless the teachers’ bellies – even if it’s not part of a family tradition! 

Sign up to contribute a dish or volunteer to help!

Details

  • Drop off your food item (labeled, if possible) by 10am on December 19th. You may leave it in the front office or take it directly to the teacher’s lounge.
  • Please bring your food in a disposable dish OR arrange to pick-up your dish from the teachers’ lounge after 2pm on the 19th.
  • If you have a story or reason your family likes a particular dish, please email that to Katharine Kraft, so it can be used in the luncheon display.

Contact Katharine Kraft with any questions.

Election Day Bake Sale

Tuesday, Nov. 6
6:30 am – 1:30 pm
In front of school’s main entrance

Vote and (tr)eat!

All proceeds from the Bake Sale support the students of Woodburn Elementary. Help us make this a successful fundraiser — donate some baked goods and help work the table. 

How you can help

We’re looking for donations of baked goods (home-made or store-bought), as well as volunteers to work the table for 1-hour shifts. Let us know here if you can help!

  1. Scroll down to 11/6/18 Volunteer Opportunities
  2. Choose your spots – SignUpGenius will send you an automated confirmation and reminders. Easy!
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Buy some goodies for home or office!

If you’re tempted to purchase a pan of goodies to take back home or to the office — don’t be shy! Your family and co-workers will surely thank you for the sweet treats!

Sign-Up: Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities to help by volunteering your time throughout the school year.  We are utilizing Sign-Up Genius to organize and accept volunteers for various events with descriptions and times. We could always use your help, in little ways or big, with the various events throughout the year! It’s your choice.

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