Woodside Elementary PTA
Every child. one voice.
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17000 23rd Ave SE, Bothell, WA 98012
Where can you help?
The Woodside PTA runs on volunteers and helping hands are always welcome. Please consider signing up for a committee chair position,
co-chairing a committee, or volunteering where needed. Please contact Woodside PTA at firstname.lastname@example.org to express your interests.
All areas will welcome additional help.
Woodside PTA Committee Descriptions
Advocacy: Marisa Moreno
Supports and speaks up for children in the school, in the community, and before government bodies and other organizations that are decision makers affecting children.
Art Docent - Kasi Boaz and Marisa Wolters
This team of monthly in-classroom volunteers to provide art education and hand-on creation. No art experience necessary.
We train and provide all the materials!
Auction Committee - OPEN/ON HOLD
Audit Committee - Lanessa Marquez and Randi Weymouth (ideally 3 people)
This team of finance-minded (PTA member) volunteers meets twice (Jan & June) to review the financial records and fill out an audit checklist. Accountants are welcome but checkbook balancing skills are sufficient. Audits are scheduled at the convenience of the auditors and can be outside of school hours.
Beautification - OPEN
This person or team would look for ways to improve our school grounds in both aesthetics and maintenance. Often that means some pre-approved painting, weeding and planting.
Bingo Night - Courtney Bossert
This event is a real crowd-pleaser. Usually held in both Fall and Spring, on a school night. Find out how you can help put on a great night!
Book Fair - Johanna Mueller and Maureen Hammer
This team of volunteers will help organize our bi-annual Scholastic book fairs. From setting the calendar, to sorting and setting up, to manning cash registers, to counting the money at the end. This fundraiser brings in much-needed books for library funds to our PTA.
Book It - Tracy Williams
This team distribute and collect monthly reading logs. Track and distribute prizes monthly to students. This is mainly done from home with minimal time spent at school.
Box Tops - OPEN
This fundraising team promotes and collects box tops program for our school. Volunteer hours are mainly done from home with minimal time spent at school. Duties include promotion & creating contests, collection, securing and delivering prizes. And counting. Lots of counting. Box tops are collected, prepared and mailed twice per year (Oct. and March).
Communications/Facebook Chair - Becca Crandall
This team of social media volunteers help to keep our parents informed about upcoming events, activities at school an in our community, as well as district area concerns. https://www.facebook.com/woodsideelementarypta/
Communications/Website updates- Jonis Black-Parr
Family Fun Night/Carnival - OPEN/ON HOLD
Field Day - Lindsey Read and Open
Our big “end of year” celebration in June. We need a LOT of volunteers to pull this off. Find out how you can help!
Fifth Grade Celebration - OPEN
We are looking for 5th Grade parents who want to help put on a wonderful graduation event for their students. And also 4th grade parents who can be the ‘day of” volunteer staff so the parents of Graduates can enjoy their special day!
Junior Achievement – Kasi Boaz and Open
JA's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. For more information click here.
Movie Nights- Jennifer Lynn Calhoun
This team of volunteers will put on a fun movie night for Woodside families. Join this team to help advertise, set up, clean up and have added fun like food and prizes.
Music Concert Assistant - Heidi Woodard
This team of volunteers work directly with the Music Teacher to video the event and take in monies for the DVD sales. This fundraiser earns money that is put back into the music program for sheet music and instruments. You must be a PTA Member with a clearance check to handle money.
Newsletter Editor - Cynthia Escalante
This digital Newsletter is compiled and distributed quarterly. It is chock-full of information – from upcoming events to staff and teacher updates and district area information.
Popcorn Friday - Carrie Orrino and Jonis Black
This team of very-popular volunteers rotate monthly to provide the beloved treat on “Popcorn Fridays”.
Reflections - Marisa Wolters
PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate. This team helps make that happen!
Safety Committee-Marisa Moreno and Veronica Villarreal
This team of volunteers works to provide physical and emotional safety for our students through campus monitoring and programs that provide social/emotional learning.
Skate Night - Jessie Al Rashed
This team puts on super fun events at our local rink – helping with fundraising tie-ins, tickets, drawings and making sure everyone has a
Student Programs - OPEN
Teacher Appreciation - Kris Kirwin and Courtney Bossert
Love Woodside? Love the Teachers? Let’s celebrate them. This team provides support and cheer to our Teachers when they need it most.
Back-to-School luncheon, snacks during conferences and so much more!
Tiny Toucans - Kasi Boaz (Summer Program)
Every summer we run this program to welcome incoming Kindergarteners. This team will arrange playdates and school tours multiple times throughout the summer. It’s a great way to take the worry away on the first day of school!
Toucan Wear - Laurie Taylor
Woodside Pride! Help distribute the annual “school gear” forms, collect, place orders and distribute the goods!
Variety Show - OPEN
Got Talent? This team does. Help organize the Variety show, from auditions to decorations to the main event.
WATCH D.O.G.S. - Jacob Williams
A one-of-a-kind school-based, father involvement program that works to support education and safety. Sign up for a day (or a half-day) in your child’s classroom. Activities vary but can range from helping with morning announcements (with your child!), in-classroom teacher help, lunchroom and/or recess duty. Be prepared to be high-fived all day long!
Woodside Workers - Lindsey Read and OPEN
This team of volunteers support our Teachers in so many ways. Just pop in the office when you have a bit of extra time, and see what need to be in the “Woodside Workers” inbox. It might be making copies, stapling worksheets, sharpening pencils. You name it! Training available – just ask!
Year Book - OPEN
The Yearbook team keeps Woodside memories alive. This team takes photos of school events and clubs, works on layout and graphics, distributes and collect order forms. And then distributes the treasured books at the end of the year.