About the PTO

Who are we and what do we do?

Mannsdale Upper Elementary School has a very active Parent-Teacher Organization.  We are a non-profit organization composed of volunteer parents, faculty members, and professional staff.  Our goal is to promote education and foster communication between parents, administrators, educators and the community, and to enhance the learning environment for our students.  Through our membership fees and various fundraising activities, we are able to provide support to the teachers and students. Check out the chart to see many of the ways we contribute to the school.

Why get involved?

Your involvement is so important to the success of our school.  Volunteering with the PTO is a great way to show your commitment to our community.  It also gives you a chance to have a lasting impact on your child’s education while making good friends and having fun along the way.   There are many ways to volunteer, whatever your talents, interests, or time constraints.  Below is a list of our volunteer opportunities and description of how you can help:

Community Rewards
Help with rewards programs that benefit our school, including Box Tops, Amazon Smile, and Kroger Rewards.

Color Run
Help with preparing color supplies, lining up vendors, setting up, working shifts, and cleaning up

Fall Festival
Help with gathering supplies, lining up vendors, preparing games, setting up, working shifts, and cleaning up

Field Day
Help organize Field Day activities and assist with setting up and cleaning up

Fun Friday
Help plan and facilitate fun events for students on a Friday (during school hours) each semester

Fundraising
Help facilitate fundraising events

General Volunteer
Help with activities and events throughout the year (ex. Work a shift at Fall Festival, help set up for our Veterans Day program, send in items for testing weeks, etc.)

Library Book Fair
Help with sales during the school day the week of the Scholastic Book Fair

MAV Store
Help with sales in our school store before the school day begins on a designated Thursday/Friday of each month

School Decorations
Help decorate the school for the various holidays and seasons

Special Events
Help during events such as Homecoming Pep Rally, New Mavs Breakfast, Veteran’s Day program, or Science Fun Day

Student Recognition
Help with Student of the Month lunches on Fridays and All A’s/B.U.G. (Bringing up Grades) parties at the end of each nine weeks

Teacher Appreciation
Help with monthly teacher lunches and gifts

Yearbook
Help with compilation of pictures for the yearbook and assist on school picture days

If you have any questions, have a unique talent or skill, or have access to a resource which might be a great fit for the school, please email us at mannsdaleupperpto@gmail.com.