We Need You!
Our PTA thrives because LOTS of fabulous individuals give a little (or a lot) of their time and talents, working together to serve the students and staff of Island View Elementary. We need – your new ideas, your energy, your enthusiasm – to make our PTA all that it can be.
Check out all the different ways you can get involved. Just click any that interest you and your email will be forwarded to the correct person.
Class ACT School Play - Serrah McEwen: The PTA works with the Anacortes Community Theatre’s School for the Performing Arts to create an annual school play starring up to 80 Island View students.
Display/Reader Board - Samantha Rockey: Committee that helps with the visual presence of the PTA, by creating appealing bulletin boards and display cases.
Family Fun - Stephanie Boyd: Throughout the year, the PTA hosts several just-for-fun events for Island View students and their families, including movie parties, family fun nights, etc.
Garden Club - Christina Hansen and Erin Wolfswinkel: Works with teachers to fully utilize the new Island View School Garden.
Gratitude Group - Meg Mourning: Fosters the Attitude of Gratitude amongst Island View students, staff, and families through creative expression throughout the year, including the Gratitude Graffiti bulletin boards before Thanksgiving.
Hospitality/Staff Appreciation - Yessy Demopoulos: The PTA provides dinner for the teachers during evening conferences, and plans other staff appreciation events throughout the year.
I Love to Read Month - Carter O’Donnell: Committee that organizes a month full of fun activities to encourage each student’s love of reading.
Lego Club - Amy Hong: Committee that oversees the bi-monthly Lego Club on late-start Wednesdays.
Lego Robotics - Bryan Klein: Committee that leads the First Lego League teams at Island View.
Media / Website - Bryan Klein: Committee that designs and maintains the PTA website as well as the Island View PTA Facebook page.
Membership - Shelly Pettersen: The PTA only thrives with lots of committed members. This committee works to increase the involvement of Island View families in their PTA.
Newsletter - Kristin Rogers: Preparation and distribution of regular communications from the PTA to the entire Island View community.
Popcorn - Samantha Rockey: Once a month, every Island View student gets free popcorn.
RIF (Reading is Fundamental) - Shelly Pettersen: Twice a year, every K-3 grader gets to pick out their very own book to keep, thanks to the generous donors to Fidalgo Island Reading Is Fundamental.
Safe Routes - Chris Zimmerman: Committee promotes and runs the monthly Walk and Wheel Wednesday events.
Teacher Representatives - Emily Mansfield and Pat Tonnemaker: Represent the teachers at our PTA meetings.
Volunteer Coordinator - Tanika Campbell: The ever-important task of soliciting and organizing volunteers for our many PTA events. Handled mainly via SignUpGenius and email.
Watch D.O.G.S. - Eric Mithen: Dads Of Great Students committee, encourages more men to get involved in the school life of children.
Wednesday Copies - Samantha Rockey: Committee that copies and distributes the weekly take-home paperwork for students.
Yearbook - Christy Fischer: Committee that creates the Island View yearbook each spring.
Young Authors - Sara Gill: Help as aspiring authors hone their writing skills and publish a book of their own!
The PTA raises funds to provide classroom enhancements, help send students to Mountain School, and to pay for all of the things listed above. Below are some of the ways our PTA raises funds throughout the years, and this year we need YOU!
Candy Bar Sales
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact any of the board members: President - Christy Fischer, Vice President - Meg Mourning, Treasurer - Darene Follett, Secretary - Kristin Rogers
THANK YOU for your support of all the students and staff at Island View Elementary!