Volunteer around the school:
If you would like to volunteer - please let us know what your job preference would be (ex, library assistant, art teacher assistant, reading group volunteer for a specific language). Please email us or call us.
PTA Events and Chairs:
Website: Work with the board to keep the PTA website running and up to date with information
Flyer Designer: Work with the board and event chairperson to create flyers for events and communications for the PTA.
Email & Social Media chair: Work closely with the board to encourage participation via the internet.
Translator (into spanish) - All the communications need to be translated into spanish so we need a bi-lingual person to volunteer.
Field Trips : Work with the school to provide unique field trips that will enhance learning. Duties include reserving locations and securing permission slips and transportation. This is a year-round commitment.
Cultural Affairs committee promotes and celebrates the various cultures represented in the Stevenson student body. This will be presented at a international cultures evening and families are encouraged to attend.
Staff Appreciation committee provides luncheons and/or breakfasts throughout the year for the faculty and staff; coordinates Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week. The time commitment is periodic, with the greatest concentration in the spring for Appreciation Week.
BSF Ambassador: This person will help advocate for the Bellevue Schools Foundation. The BSF provides our school with money for special programs and curriculum that goes beyond funding of the government.
Grant Chair: this chair must be good at written communication. This person writes documents asking for money from the Bellevue Schools Foundation.
Fundraising & Outreach Committees
Game Night committee organizes a game night at the school. Planning for this event starts in early Fall.
Spring Fling (spring festival) committee coordinates an event with the school in May including games, crafts, food, and other fun activities. This fundraiser requires a significant time commitment from April-May.
Language Club committee coordinates primary Stevenson PTA's primary fundraiser. Students sign up for an after school language class. We will attempt to offer English, Spanish and Hindi. We are working to get student teachers and volunteers to teach the classes. Enrollment is monthly but attendance is highly encouraged to promote language learning.
Membership chair coordinates PTA Membership drive and attends school-wide events at the beginning of the year to encourage parent and teacher participation in the PTA. Requires more time during the summer and the start of the school year.
Volunteer Chair: this person keeps lists of volunteers and calls/emails them when we have a shortage of volunteers.
Social & Community
5th Grade Events committee organizes the commemorative items (t-shirts & yard signs) and special social events to celebrate the 5th grade.
New Families/Tours committee schedules and conducts tours for parents of prospective students. The time commitment is periodic throughout the year.
Reflections is a national PTA program for the arts that encourages students to explore their visual, literary, photographic and musical talents on a given theme. Local professionals judge the student’s work with the potential to advance through the state and on to the national level.
Spelling Bee is a national PTA program for students to show their proficiency in English language spelling. The student’s have the potential to advance through the state and to the national level.
Spirit Wear committee manages the design, procurement and sale of t-shirts, sweatshirts at school events throughout the school year, with the greatest concentration of volunteer time in the Summer-Fall.