Interested in submitting an entry for Reflections?
Download the flyer
and entry form.
Read more about it on the
PTA Relections site.
See Ms. Crosby in the Library Media Center or Ms. Lynn Cedarholm in the Art
Congratulations to our very own Electria Barnes! She was awarded one of the
2013 Parent Leadership Awards. Way to go Ms. Barnes!
PTA members please remember to activate your Parent
Teacher Association (PTA) Membership Card.
As a member of PTA, you are part of a nation-wide
network of millions of parents and families, joining together with a
powerful voice to speak on behalf of every child.
www.PTA.org or call
As a PTA member, you have access to the following
- family, teacher and community engagement
- legislative advocacy
- parent learning and leadership
- member benefits and discounts
- access to programs for the arts, health and safety
You also have access to more benefits specific to your
local and state PTA affiliations.
PTA is a partnership between parents and
educators who strive to enhance student learning and enrich the lives of the
students within the school. It is also a forum for parents to obtain
knowledge and voice their opinions about what is happening in their school.
A common misconception about the PTA is
that all they do is organize fundraisers and school events. Fundraising is
an important and integral part of the PTA. The funds raised by PTA help
support many needed programs within the school. But, you don't have to like
or be good at fundraising to participate in the PTA. By being a member of
the PTA you provide a voice as to how the funds that are raised should be
spent within our school.
Why Join PTA
The number-one reason to join the
Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child. In doing so, you
also help your school. But there are many more advantages. Here are just a
Get Connected. There’s no better way to know what’s happening in your school.
Discover Great Resources. The PTA offers a variety of programs designed for parents as well
Tap into a Network. PTA functions provide opportunities to meet other parents and
teachers, build rapport and discuss parenting issues that are on your mind.
Watch yourself Grow. By volunteering with your PTA, you gain valuable experiences and
personal confidence. It’s an opportunity to put your skills and hobbies to
good use for a good cause.
Speak Up. Because PTA is a forum for exchanging ideas, you are encouraged
to make suggestions and more effectively suggest change at your child’s
Help Your Child Succeed. PTA fosters parent involvement. Parent involvement has been
proven by three decades of research to be the greatest predictor of student
Witness Improvement. By getting involved at your child’s school you’ll be part of the
solution, helping to make positive changes. Local PTAs play an important
role in fundraising to provide building improvements, curriculum-based
programs, social events – all vital to a school’s success.
Be a Role Model. By becoming a PTA member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child
the importance you place on education.
Purchase your membership today and join
the Sanders PTA as we build the bridges of your child's education.
Dues: $7.00 per membership
Every PTA is a
501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Additional support in the form of a
donation is always appreciated, welcomed and is tax deductible.
Georgia PTA Website