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Denton Avenue Committees 2016-2017
Annual Dinner-Dance: Assist in planning and organizing this “Adults Only” event, it’s our biggest night
of the year! Secure venue and entertainment. Solicit donations for raffle baskets. Collect monies, set up
and run event with the help of volunteers.
Book Fair: Order, set up delivery, and organize books. Coordinating schedules for class visits as well
as volunteers to help run the weeklong event plus one evening shopping night.
Boxtops: Promote box top program. Collects, counts and submits twice a year by deadline.
Clothing Sale: Deals with supplier, sends out flyer, collects order and distributes clothing.
Coupon Book: Coordinate with company to order books, print class labels. Send out flyers to promote
sale and oversee the sale of the books.
Fall Festival: Responsible for ordering plants, pumpkins, organizing various activities (face painting,
sand art) collect bake sale donations and coordinating committee of volunteers.
Family Fun Night: Coordinate with class parents for raffle baskets, collect monies, Set up and clean up
night of event along with committee of volunteers.
Family Picnic: Advertise, organize, secure DJ and activities for Students/Staff and families for event.
Fifth-Grade Dance: Responsible for organizing and running the dance. Ie. Securing DJ, food, and
decorating, set up and clean up for event along with a committee of volunteers.
Fifth-Grade Move-Up: Responsible for Move-up festivities including, DVD, t-shirts, ceremony reception.
Fifth-Grade Yearbook: Formulate, compile, take orders, and distribute yearbooks for the 5 th grade
Flag Day BBQ: Annual BBQ lunch prepared and served by PTA for the entire student body (and then
some!) Set up includes decorating, taking lunch orders and ordering supplies.
Gardening: Work with parent volunteers to help beautify the school grounds (Seasonal).
Heritage Week: Organize various programs and activities during this weeklong event and family
Holiday Boutique: Responsible for ordering merchandise and scheduling classes. Assist the students
as they purchase gifts for the Holiday Season. One week in December.
Halloween Dance: Organizes our Family Costume Party. Set up and break down of all decorations.
Solicit donations for raffle baskets as well as booking DJ and setup snacks.
Hospitality: Coordinates refreshments for PTA meetings and special events during the year.
Installation/Awards Dinner: Coordinates the awards and installation of new officer’s dinner and
ceremony in the month of June. Sends invites, orders food, set up and clean up for event with
committee of volunteers.
Kindergarten Registration/Screening: Assist staff, guide children and provide refreshments. Chairs
will organize volunteers to set up and run event in a timely manner.
Parents as Reading Partners (PARP): Coordinate family reading programs, special reading events,
author visits, and the Summer Reading Program.
Picture Day: Responsible for distributing order forms, collecting money and organizing picture day. Set
up and help teachers, students and photographers.
Plant Sale: Collects orders and helps distribute day of pick up. Thursday before Mother’s Day.
Pumpkin Patch: Responsible for ordering pumpkins and displaying them in the courtyard for the
children to pick-a- pumpkin.
Reflections: Help coordinate NYS PTA sponsored event where students display their individual talent
in various artistic mediums.
Retail/Grocery Store Sign-ups: Enters information for, Food Town, Stop and Shop, Target, Amazon
Smile and others. Solicit new members.
Schoola: Solicit and collect clothing donations to box up and send to the company.
School Spirit: Send out flyers for school spirit days leading up to the Herrick’s Homecoming.
Responsible for preparing design options, placing orders and organizing Denton T-Shirts and folder
Staff Recognition: Soliciting and coordinating donations for prepared food for our Staff Appreciation
Luncheon in the Fall and the Dinner in the Spring.
Track and Field Day: Organize volunteers and order water for the event. Friday before Memorial Day.
Wrapping Paper: Promote, collect and distribute orders from our catalog.