Maywood Hills Elementary PTA Mission Statement:
The Maywood Hills PTA exists to support our school by supplementing the school’s own resources and programs to provide the best environment possible for the growth and development of its students. The MHPTA strives to be a dynamic, relevant, and responsive organization that is reflective of the community we serve. The PTA at Maywood Hills welcomes all to join and be involved at any level, and endeavors to provide volunteers with a rewarding and positive experience.
The Goals of the Maywood Hills PTA for 2016-2017 are to:
Promote partnership between parents, guardians, staff, and students to benefit the school community:
Increase membership – membership numbers to equal at least 50% of student enrollment and 100% Maywood teachers and staff enrollment; provide a welcoming atmosphere at meetings; provide more “working-parent-friendly” volunteer opportunities; Staff Liaison to represent teachers & staff; provide translation services to Spanish-speaking families; Watch D.O.G.S. dads on campus program.
Provide opportunities for academic enrichment:
Curriculum enhancements; after-school programs, book room support; library volunteers; PE liaison; class commemorative book donations to library; science fair and docents; academic scholarships; art docents and gallery night; Reflections program.
Foster a sense of community and family involvement:
Ice cream social; first day of school welcome; family BBQ and book fair; parent/child events;October Family Event; Festival of Cultures; family meal at general PTA meetings; other social opportunities.
Support the welfare and safety of children and families:
Social services; breakfast club; emergency preparedness support; health checks; office volunteers; standardized testing support, PBIS (positive behavioral interventions and support), Friends of Maywood & Watch DOGS..
Provide staff support:
Teacher grants; staff appreciation; Back-to-School Kid Mail; Field Day; office volunteers; staff liaison on board of directors.
Promote awareness of legislative issues affecting children:
Legislative Representative; attend PTA Legislative Assembly and state PTA Conference.
Provide effective PTA communication:
Tiger Pause Newsletter; directory; web site and Facebook updates; SEPAC liaison; general PTA meetings; reader board; historian/photographer displays.
Support training, education, and recognition of Maywood Hills PTA leadership:
Attendance at Northshore PTA council meetings, state convention, leadership classes, legislative assembly, and seminars; volunteer recognition awards.
Engage in necessary fundraising to finance our budgeted goals:
Jog-a-thon, Dinner Nights Out; other TBA efforts.