- 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.)