Committees & Chairs
Admin Prof. Day
MaryAnn Dischoso and Julissa Rivera
Granger Getaway Chaperones
Staff Appreciation Week
MEMBERSHIP AND COMMUNICATIONS
Membership: Coordinate/staff a membership table as needed throughout school year,
prepare and distribute membership cards, provide membership list to Secretary, work
with Treasurer on membership fee payments to IL PTA.
Directory: Format provided data and advertisements for the school directory for fall
distribution, generally in November.
Technology: Assist with Granger PTSA website, online membership website and collaborate on various event
IPSN PTA Liaison: Attend bi-monthly Indian Prairie Special Needs PTA meetings and
report at PTSA meetings.
IPPA PTA Liaison: Attend monthly Indian Prairie Project Arrow PTA meetings and
report at PTSA meetings.
Parent Diversity Team: Attend meetings/events to share ideas on making Granger
more welcoming to families of different ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion,
family type, etc.
Back to School Staff Luncheon: Plan and coordinate a lunch for Granger staff one day
during the week before school starts.
Fall/Spring Teachers Luncheon: Plan a luncheon or dinner for Granger staff during
one or both Parent-Teacher Conferences.
8th Grade Picnic: Coordinate the end of the year picnic, including planning food,
beverages, and activities.
Frosty’s Friends: Coordinate collection and distribution of donations for charity during
the holidays (November/December).
Administrative Professionals Day: Coordinate and plan activities for the administrative staff at
Granger (usually a meal and/or a gift).
Staff Appreciation Week: Plan and coordinate activities for staff during Appreciation
Week in April or May.
Getaway Chaperones: Coordinate and/or volunteer to chaperone Granger students at
Granger Getaway Dances (1-2 per year).
Granger Greeters: Chairperson: Coordinate volunteers and send out schedules to
appropriate people. Volunteers: Yearlong commitment as a volunteer working 2 ½ hour
shifts at the Greeter Desk (1-4 times a month). Short training provided.
Bakers: Coordinate and assist with requesting donated, prepared or store-bought food for various
As Needed Volunteers: Called upon as needed for special events such as Picture Day,
Vision Screening, Concessions, etc.
WAYS AND MEANS
Apparel: Sell Granger apparel at various functions throughout the year, work with
apparel vendor(s) on product design/distribution.
Manna: Coordinate Manna gift card program. Collect, process, and deliver orders.
Coordinate with Frosty’s Friends program.
Concessions: Chairperson: Order and restock food for concession stand, work with
coaches and coordinate parent volunteer schedule, manage cash boxes, and sell
concessions. Volunteers: Parents of all Granger team athletes are expected to sell
concessions at home sporting events. Also need additional volunteers on other dates
throughout year to help.
School Supply Kits: Coordinate selling school supply kits during School Registration
Days (in May) including getting quotes from and working with vendor(s), providing
information to parents and answering questions.
Restaurant Nights/Business Partnerships: Coordinate fundraiser days/nights at
local restaurants and foster relationships with local business partners.
BAM Night: (Becoming Amazing Men) Assisting with coordinating a fun filled
night for boys and their guests who will be participating in hands-on activities led
by community leaders and professionals.
POW Night: (Powerful Outstanding Women) Assisting with coordinating a fun filled night designed to
empower Granger girls teaching about empowerment and self-esteem led by community
leaders and professionals.
Reflections: Coordinate Granger student participation in the National PTA Fine Arts
program held in the fall.
Welcome to the 2018-2019 Reflections
this year is "Heroes Around Me."
Thank you for participating in this great program supporting all of the wonderful artists in District 204! Founded in 1969, Reflections engages over 300,000 students and their families nationwide in arts education activities.
REFLECT on the theme. CREATE ART. BE RECOGNIZED!
- Dance Choreography
- Film Production
- Musical Composition
- Visual Arts
- Special Artists
For downloadable entry forms and rules, visit: http://illinoispta.org/reflections.html.
Please see your local school’s PTA for individual submission deadlines.
Questions? Contact our District 204 Chairperson, Trudie Ranson, at firstname.lastname@example.org.