- Last Updated: 08 September 2022 08 September 2022
PTA: True or False?
The PTA is only for moms.
FALSE! Parents, guardians, teachers, administrators, grandparents, aunts, uncles, community members, etc can join the PTA! The PTA is for EVERYONE! More than one person per household can join!
If I join the PTA, I must volunteer.
FALSE! Though we’d LOVE your help, there is NO volunteer commitment required. Simply visit http://www.harrisonpta.org/ to sign up. A $12 fee is collected, but a large portion of the fee goes right back to the students! Sign up to ensure you receive the latest about what the PTA has going on for you!
PTA Membership does not expire.
FALSE! PTA memberships are annual.
The PTA does a lot for the students and families of Harrison Twp!
TRUE! The PTA provides financial contributions for things like new playground equipment, classroom subscriptions, assemblies, Field Day pizza, water bottle filling stations, umbrellas for outdoor learning spaces, etc! The PTA organizes events for students & families like Cookies & Cocoa with Santa, the Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son Night, & MORE!
If I am a member of the PTA, I can sign up to be a Room Parent.
TRUE! You must be an active member of the PTA in order to be eligible to be a room parent.
As a member of the PTA, I can have my voice heard at the General PTA Meetings.
TRUE! Throw on your sweats, grab your cup of coffee/tea, and come hang out with us! We LOVE new ideas!
The General PTA Meetings happen once a month at the HTS Library.
TRUE! The dates can be found in the school calendar, Principal Newsletter, and on Facebook.
I’ll get roped into volunteering if I go to a PTA General Meeting.
FALSE! There will be opportunities to volunteer ONLY IF YOU CHOOSE, (Also, there is no experience required to be a volunteer.)
- Last Updated: 19 August 2020 19 August 2020
Dear HTS and PVS Families,
- Last Updated: 19 August 2018 19 August 2018
It is our mission to enhance and maximize the education, health and well-being of every child while helping them to achieve their highest potential through strong parent, family and community involvement and commitment. We also strive to advance and encourage partnerships and teamwork between parents and teachers through education, classroom support and joint undertakings. By doing this, we hope to cultivate a sense of community within our schools by providing educational opportunities; as well as, social events for our students and their families.
- Last Updated: 09 August 2023 09 August 2023
A list of our PTA Board, Committee Chairs and Coordinators for each of our Programs, Events and Fundraisers is listed below. The Harrison Township PTA is proud to have so many parents willing to donate their time and talent to help our schools.
Please feel free to contact anyone on the board if you want more information about volunteering with the PTA! Thanks!!
Lori Penderleith, President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Caucci, Executive Vice President, email@example.com
Brittney Kalnas, Treasurer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Laura Mancini, Secretary, email@example.com
Megan Battaglia, VP Communications, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kim Denton, VP Fundraising, email@example.com
Karen Keser Onyshczak, VP Student Programs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Blaylock, VP Student Events, email@example.com
- Last Updated: 04 October 2022 04 October 2022
During PTA meetings decisions are made and news is announced that can directly affect programs and events at Harrison Township Schools. All meetings are open to the General Membership. The meetings generally begin at 7:30 p.m. and will last approximately 45 minutes. We strongly encourage all members of the General Membership to attend these meetings.
2012-2023 Meeting Dates
9/14 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:30 HTS
10/5 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:00 HTS
11/3 PTA GENERAL MEETING 10:00AM COFFEE WITH PTA @ HTS
1/4 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:30 HTS
2/1 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:30 HTS
3/2 PTA GENERAL MEETING 10AM COFFEE WITH PTA @ HTS
4/12 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:30 HTS
5/3 PTA GENERAL MEETING 7:30 HTS