Horizon PTA

PTA Standing/Special Committees 2019-2020

The Horizon Elementary PTA is looking for PTA members (general members and teachers) to fill standing committee spots for the 2019-2020 school year.  You may choose more than one committee in which to volunteer as some only serve at certain times in the year.  ALL committees must have any plans approved by the PTA Executive Committee.  Here is general information on each standing committee:  

Family Spirit

Be familiar with the National PTA on PTA National Standards for Family-School Partnerships, Diversity & Inclusion, Immigrant Families, Military Families, Urban Families.

Works with Programs to organize family activities/events throughout the school year.

Works with local businesses in order to schedule school Spirit Nights.

Spirit Wear

Works within confines of PTA budget to design and order agreed upon spirit wear items.

  • Handles all spirit wear sales
  • Keeps track of inventory by sizes available
  • Distributes all sold items to corresponding students
  • Required to sell spirit wear at Open House and at some General Meetings



Plan, organize, and implement Fun Run activities. (Our largest fundraising event)

Liaison for business partners in order to coordinate funding through their programs (Publix, Kroger, Amazon Smile, Box Tops)

Reaches out to local businesses for sponsorships.

Keeps an updated list of business contacts.


Creates a Getting to Know You form for all faculty and staff that is given to them at the Teacher Breakfast.

Plan and set-up Teacher Breakfast.

Organizes monthly birthday treat distribution to Administrative Staff, Teaching Staff, and Support Staff.

Handles all special event treats (Principal’s Day, Professional Admin Day, Teacher Appreciation Week)

Handles other teacher/staff events 

Plan and set-up Teacher Appreciation Week.


Organize and implement Reflections requirements from instructing students of the process to collaborating with Madison City PTA to presenting awards. 

Room Parent Coordinator

Advises room parents of their responsibilities.

Schedules and presides over Duty-Free Lunches.

Special Committees

Special Committees that you may sign-up for are Special Education and Watch D.O.G.S.

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected] 

Thank you for your time!  

Created by:   Kim Webber
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Family Spirit (3)

Standing Committee--This is a required committee according to our bylaws.


Fundraising (3)

Standing Committee--This is a required committee according to our bylaws.

1 of 3 slots filled
Jenny Fleming
I’d like to continue with Kroger, Publix & Box Tops

Hospitality (3)

Standing Committee--This is a required committee according to our bylaws.


Reflections (3)

Standing Committee--This is a required committee according to our bylaws.

1 of 3 slots filled
Julie Streling

Room Parent (31)

Standing Committee--This is a required committee according to our bylaws. Each room parent will be a part of this committee.


Special Education (5)

The Special Education committee works with our special education teachers and implements PTA initiatives on Special Education.

1 of 5 slots filled
Christy McGuire

Watch D.O.G.S. (5)

The Dads of Great Students (Watch D.O.G.S.) committee helps bring Dads into Horizon to volunteer, to read to students, to help in the classroom, to help at events

1 of 5 slots filled
Michael Sumitra

Spirit Wear (3)

Responsible for designing, ordering, and distributing shirts.

1 of 3 slots filled
Phil Webber

Fun Run Decorators (Set-Up) (10)

Responsible for decorating/set-up of Fun Run area(s) the day/evening before. They will follow the direction of the Fun Run HQ committee.

1 of 10 slots filled
Jenny Hunkapiller

Fun Run Prize Patrol (5)

This committee is responsible for sorting prizes and distributing them throughout the Fun Run drive.

1 of 5 slots filled
Jenny Hunkapiller

Fun Run HQ (5)

This committee is responsible for planning the Fun Run from goal to theme to prizes.


Fun Run Counters (5)

This committee will work with the Treasurer to count incoming money daily during the Fun Run drive. Two people will be needed at a time. A schedule will be made closer to the event.


Fun Run Clean-Up (10)

Responsible for clean-up after the event. Put up tables, chairs, and decorations; Sweep or clean area.


Harvest Fest (5)

This committee will plan Harvest Fest and present their plan to the PTA Executive Committee for approval.


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