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Welcome to the Rashkis Elementary PTA!

Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! The Rashkis Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a membership organization that works to support the students, families, teachers, staff, and administration of Rashkis Elementary. We strive to be a voice for all children, a resource for the families in our community, and strong advocates for the education and well-being of our children.

With more than 500 students at Rashkis this year, your PTA membership donations help fund programs and activities that help make our school a dynamic place for every one of these students, including technology used throughout the school and $350 for every teacher to purchase needed supplies. In years past, the Rashkis PTA has helped raise the funds necessary to build our incredible playground, provide new carpets to our teachers and the classrooms that were most in need, and provide financial assistance to our teachers and staff to facilitate field trips for our higher grades. Your willingness to volunteer ensures that we can continue to support our teachers and sponsor popular events such as the Book Fair and the Fall Dance.


 

Our Programs

Some of what the Rashkis PTA has done or is working on:

  • Funding to teachers and assistant teachers to allow them to enhance the classroom experience

  • Organizing and funding cultural enrichment assemblies

  • Organizing events for families to meet each other

  • Funding for additional supplies for the music, physical education, and art teachers

  • Upgraded the school playground

  • Improved the sound system in the auditorium

  • Ensuring every classroom has a smart board

  • Creating and supporting the Birthday Book Club - presenting each child with a book on his/her birthday

  • Creating the Yearbook so students have on print the memories they created during the year

  • Creating the student directory so students and their families can easily contact one another

  • Funding to reduce the cost of the 5th grade field trip for the families of students

We hope that you will share your time and talents with the Rashkis PTA! Please feel free to email questions or comments to rashkispta.president@gmail.com