PTO Committee Descriptions
The Oak PTO has many committees that work to enhance our students learning, fundraise and build community. Descriptions of the committees are listed below:
Artsonia – 2 Chairs
This committee will work in conjunction with the art teacher to display children’s artwork on the Artsonia website. Parents may review their children’s art and purchase items deliver at their discretion.
Blah Buster – 2 Chairs, 10 Committee members, general volunteers
A fun family indoor festival held at school during the winter. Volunteers needed to help with planning, set-up, games, food, etc.
Birthday Celebrations- 1 Chair
This committee works with the Principal to celebrate students' birthdays throughout the year.
Book Fair – 2 Chairs, 5 Committee members, general volunteers
Chess Club – 1 Chair, 2 Committee members
Chess Club meets once a week after school and runs Sept. through March. Taught by professional chess masters, the Chess chair supervises each session. Please sign up if you are willing to help on occasion with meetings or tournament support.
Culture Night- 1 Chair
Culture Night: Plan, organize and execute a semi-annual event highlighting a variety of countries, including a talent show and flag parade.
Dads for Science- 1 Chair
Dads run an event designed to create interest in science experiments. This is a subset of the Science Fair Committee and will work in unison together on timing, etc...
Directory – 2 Chairs
Family Connections- 2 Chairs, 10 Committee Members
This committee will plan and execute a daughter's event, son's event, and an Oak Parents Night Out. Dates are TBD
Field Day – 2 Chairs, 10 Committee members, general volunteers
This committee will be responsible for planning Field Day, an outdoor event that takes place the last week of school.
Fifth Grade Events – 2 Chairs, 10 Committee members
Fundraising– 2 Chairs
Plan fundraising activities (ie. shop days, Charleston Wrap, restaurant nights). Proceeds benefit the Oak PTO.
Grounds Committee- 2 Chairs
This committee will change the outdoor planters with the seasons, and help maintain the outdoor classroom as needed.
Holiday Market– 2 Chairs, 15 Committee members
The volunteers plans and executes a market in the MRC where students to purchase holiday gifts
Hootiegram Editor(s)– 2 Editors
These people are responsible for the generation of Oak School’s weekly newsletter.
Kids Care Club – 2-4 Chairs
Library Helpers-This committee will work directly with the MRC director to provide needed assistance in the MRC and act as a liaison between parents, teachers and the PTO.
Lunch-In – 2-3 Chairs, general volunteers
This committee assists and supports the chair with planning the Lunch In meals/program. (A separate sign up for Lunch In event servers will be sent at a later date via Food Days)
Office Helpers – 1 Chair, general volunteers
On the Move – 2 Chairs, 3rd grade parent volunteers
Science Fair – 2 Chairs
Help organize and run school science fair.
School Supplies – 2 Chairs
Staff Appreciation – 2 Chairs
Student Enrichment – 1 Chair
Organize student after school enrichment programs and clubs throughout the year.
Spelling Bee- 1 Chair
Plan, organize & execute annual Spelling Bee at Oak School.
Spirit Wear – 3 Chairs
This committee orders the Oak School spirit wear for the school year. Preparations begin in July working with a clothing supplier.
Talent Show Committee- 1 Chair
Advise and oversee student council students ex. decorate, and run concessions stand.
Unity Day- 1 Chair
This committee creates messages/events demonstrating kindness, unity and inclusion.
Yearbook and Picture Day- 1 Chair This committee works with yearbook staff to take pictures of various Oak events throughout the year for yearbook submission. Time commitment is flexible. Committee members attend events based on needs of the yearbook, including Picture Day.