PTSA

Marvista PTSA works hard to enrich the lives of our students by providing enriching experiences, promoting high quality learning experiences and building community.

Consider joining Marvista PTSA

Join Marvista PTSA today! You will belong to a community of friends, parents and teachers who encourage student achievement and learning enrichment. We believe that together we can create an environment where children will be successful students.

When you join Marvista PTSA you support our children through programs like:

  • Art Docent program brings well-planned visual arts curriculum into each and every classroom!
  • Arts electives for fifth- and sixth-grade students including Band, Marimba and Orchestra
  • Before and after school clubs and family activities like the Harvest Festival and the Talent Show

Beyond these great benefits to our students, members also receive a FREE Student Directory.

Anyone can join and support the Marvista PTSA… grandparents, friends, and parents!

Application forms are available for download on the PTSA website or pick one up at the school office.

The cost to join is $15/individual or $25/family. As a PTSA member you will receive one FREE directory which is available only to PTSA members.

Marvista PTSA Volunteer Opportunities 

Below is a list of PTSA and school volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in assisting with any of these programs, please email or call the contact person for the program in the PTSA Directory.

Thank you in advance for contributing your time and talents for the benefit of ALL of our students!  

Art Docent

Explore art with your child’s class. No experience is necessary! Training and ideas are provided.

Auction

Procurement, decorating, data input, proofreading – many skills are needed!

Birthday Recognition

Be sure each child receives a special birthday treat from the PTSA.

Box Tops

Collect and redeem box tops for school supplies to benefit our students.

Classroom Helper

Work closely with your child’s teacher to assist in the classroom.

Community Outreach

Organize school supplies, food and clothing drives to benefit our community. Also, run the used book sale in the spring.

Clubs/Enrichment

Bring ideas for Friday afternoon clubs, speakers and assemblies.

Family Activities

Harvest Festival, night out at the Mariners, International Children’s Day and many more great events are made possible by this committee.

Fundraising

Help with established fundraising activities as well as bring new ideas to life.

Health Screening

Assist the school nurse on Health Screening Day in the fall.

Legislative

Help determine how Marvista can best participate in advocacy for our kids.

Library

Work with our school librarians to shelve books and encourage kids’ love of reading.

Marvista Messenger

Guide 5th and 6th grade students in Journalism Club as they report, write, publish and distribute our student-run newsletter (printed approximately 3 times per year).

Math Club

Math club is for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students. Parent helpers are needed to organize and encourage the kids as they hone their math skills.

Reader Board

Update our outdoor reader board weekly with pertinent information.

Reflections

Help kids plan and complete artwork that is judged at state and national levels.

Room Parent

Lead the effort in your child(ren)’s classroom(s) to plan special events and help the teacher communicate with other parents. Tasks and expectations vary by teacher.

Safe Arrival

Make phone calls for approximately one hour in the morning to check on unexcused absent students.

Safety

Help students arrive and depart school safely by overseeing drop-off/pick-up line and/or street crossings.

School Photos

Organize and prep students for school photographs.

Spiritwear

Organize and distribute Marvista spiritwear orders.

Sixth Grade Graduation and Party

Help plan a day for our 6th grade students to remember as they head off to middle school. Dates near the end of school.

Staff Appreciation

Recognize and celebrate our fantastic staff by planning “thank you” events.

Variety (or Talent) Show

Help our Marvista stars shine as they take the stage to entertain the community in this much-anticipated production. (Typically in January or February).

Yearbook

Photographers, reporters and editors are all needed to help summarize a fabulous year!

General Volunteer

Not sure what you want to do, but still want to help? Check this box to lend a hand as you are able. Don’t worry – we’ll definitely call you!