Activities and Programs
If you have questions or would like to volunteer for any of these programs please contact:
Sandra George, 2016-2017 PTA President
859-443-4184 or sandramgeorge@gmail.com
 

Advocacy – Keeps informed of local, state and national legislation and the PTA position. May be asked to phone or write legislators concerning issues.

Art Classes – After school art classes for children in grades K-5.

Carnival – Provides a fun-filled day with lots of games, prizes and food for elementary students and their families.

Child Care – Help with child care for Parent/Teacher conferences and PTA programs.

Community Service – Volunteers collect, sort and assemble baskets filled with canned goods and other food products to be distributed to Finneytown families for the holidays.

Corporate Opportunities – Coordinates corporate fund-raising opportunities such as Box Tops for Education.

Dance Classes – Ballet, tap and jazz lessons are provided for three year-olds through 8th grade. This culminates in a spring recital.

Education Grant Committee – Reviews applications submitted by Finneytown teachers and awards grants.

Everybody Counts – Volunteers conduct classroom presentations designed to educate children about persons with disabilities, i.e. physical, mental, visual and hearing impairments.

Family Involvement – Each school has a self run family involvement group. The PTA board includes a representative from each school that serves as a liaison and to offer cross communication opportunities between schools. The PTA school representative also organizes the room parents.

Hospitality – Provides refreshments at elementary school open house and PTA functions. Also coordinates Teacher Appreciation week activities.

Market Day – A monthly food co-op program. You may purchase high quality food products, with a portion of the proceeds supporting PTA activities.

Membership – Organizes and conducts the fall membership drive. Provide membership assistance throughout the year.

Newsletter – Published monthly to keep families informed of PTA activities, upcoming dates, parent information and education, and opportunities for parent involvement in the schools.

Penny Round-up – Encourages students to collect their pennies and watch them grow. The funds are used to support school projects.

Reflections (Cultural Arts Contest) – Autumn arts competition sponsored by National PTA in the categories of music, literature, visual arts and photography. Winners are honored at a December ceremony. First place advances to the county level, and possibly the state and national levels.

Resource Center – Volunteers work in the libraries at each school, assisting the librarian in checking out books and returning them to shelves.

Room Parents – Organize class holiday parties, field trips, volunteers for PTA in class presentations and other class needs. (Coordinated by the school’s PTA Family Involvement Representative).

Spanish Class – After school classes to teach beginning Spanish.

Volunteer Coordinator – Matches volunteers to projects. Opportunities both large and small can be found to fit your talents and time available.

Ways and Means – Examines fund-raising opportunities and coordinates those activities.