Upcoming Events

Box Top Pickup:
Friday, November 10th

PTO Mistletoe Market @ NPE
Saturday, August 11th

Welcome

Welcome to our New Palestine Elementary PTO website!  We hope this site will help connect our parents and staff to resources and information to further enhance our children’s educational experience.  Items that can be found on the website include:

  • Event Dates and Times (class parties, skating parties, carnival, sale dates and pickup times etc.)
  • Fundraising partner website links and codes
  • Websites offering fun Educational Activities
  • Websites with classroom party planning tips and free printables
  • Email access to ask questions and coordinate events
  • Link to PTO Email and Volunteer organizer
Please check back often!

**Together We’re Building A Bridge To The Future**

The NPE PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) is composed of dedicated parents, teachers and staff that come together to support our school. The PTO plays a major role in fundraising to benefit the children at NPE. The PTO raises about $30,000 annually to create programs for the students that are not paid for by the district.  Through the efforts of the PTO, we are able to support enrichment programs such as: Field Trips, Assemblies and Technology (computers, software, etc.).

There are many opportunities for families to get involved in our PTO.  Volunteers are the key to a successful PTO.  Join us at our next meeting or event.  You’ll find it is a rewarding way to be involved in your child’s education.  You can view our PTO Programs for an idea of the type of involvement opportunities you can find at NPE.   All of the event chairs and PTO Board Members welcome volunteers for the events and activities throughout the year.  Participation could be as easy as collating documents, handing out donuts or muffins, set-up or clean-up at an event, making phone calls, etc.  We hope you will join us this year!

2017-2018 PTO Executive Board

Presidents:  Codi Strong – codistrong@hotmail.com, Jan Roberts, Andrea Purcell

Serves as chairperson(s) of the Executive Committee: participates in planning the agenda for and presides at all meetings; coordinates the work of the PTO Board and Committees in order that the objectives of the organization may be promoted, acts as a liaison to teaching staff; coordinates all activities of the PTO with the Principal; and acts as PTO spokesman following the intent of the organization.

Vice President:  

Serves as an aide to the President; oversees  committee chairpersons.  Coordinates volunteers for Scholastic Spring Book Fair, Everybody Counts and other events at NPE.  Gathers nominees for the Caroline Day Award.

Treasurer:  Lori Burks

Receives all monies of the organization and disburses funds as authorized by the Board; keeps an accurate and current record of receipts and reimbursement; presents a written report of account at each PTO meeting; provides information for the budget for the next school year; handles banking functions for all PTO fundraiser’s; prepares information for filing all Federal and State forms.

Secretary:  Jan Roberts

Records all minutes at the PTO meetings. Presents written report of prior meeting minutes at each meeting to be approved by the PTO at the following meeting.

**Please contact info@npepto.com with any NPE PTO related questions and it will be routed to the appropriate person for follow up.**

NPE PTO Committees and Chairs

6th Grade Graduation Celebration & Dance:  Lori Burke & Codi Strong

Plans and coordinates the activities to support the 6th grade celebration including the preparation of a memory dvd.

Box Tops:  Stacey Cleveland

Coordinates system for label collection and submission to the appropriate companies (Box Tops, Campbell Soup labels, Tyson Project A+, etc.) for reimbursement.

Carnival:  Lori Burks, Jess Ratliff, & Codi Strong

Plan and organize Carnival: set theme, purchase prizes, games, food and coordinate volunteers for event.

Community Liaison (Marsh / Area Restaurants):  Jess Ratliff

Coordinate with area businesses for fundraising opportunities and other school events.

Fall Fundraiser:  Codi Strong & Andrea Purcell

Plan and execute the Fall Fundraiser.

Landscaping CoordinatorWhitney Wortman

Keep the outside of NPE looking beautiful and inviting by weeding, planting flowers, etc.

Kindergarten Round-up/Back to School: Andrea Purcell

Plan and coordinate the Kindergarten Round-up and Back to School Night.

McDonald’s NPE Nights: Erin Amones

Recruit and organize school representative/s to attend monthly NPE nights at the New Palestine McDonald’s.  McDonald’s asks at least one representative to be present at each fundraiser – 4:00 to 8:00.

Room Parent Coordinator:  Amy Brown & Kim Rumsfelt (snacks)
 
Coordinate the work of the room parents assigned to each class, including class parties and Carnival/Auction.

Schwans:  Bobbi Gielerak

Distribute forms and input orders for monthly Schwans sales.  Should also be present at monthly order pickup nights.  Sale dates run September through June.

ScripAmy Brown & Jan Roberts

Help coordinate gift card orders to raise money for NPE.

Shop for Your School Night:  Andrea Purcell

Plan and coordinate vendors to set up booths one evening in the NPE gym.  Work with vendors to complete proper forms. Help promote the event and collect donations from each vendor.

Spirit Wear:  Jan Roberts

Plans and executes the sale of NPE School Spirit clothing and related items.

Student Directory/PTO Website/Technology/Communications:  Kelly Young

Coordinates PTO Manager software that collects student directory and volunteer contact information, prepares Student Directory and updates PTO website.

Teacher & Staff Appreciation:   Jessie Hurst & Andrea Purcell

Coordinates teacher/staff back to school lunch, recognizes teacher/staff birthdays and coordinates teacher/staff appreciation week events.

Yearbook:  Amy Jewell

Coordinates the planning, layout, production and printing of annual school yearbook; obtains yearbook photographs from room parents, classroom cameras and families; takes additional photographs as necessary; handles yearbook distribution.

 

 

 

 

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