What does my PTA Membership Actually Do?

From teacher grants on Lakeview campus to federal lobbying for safe school, by joining the PTA you are backing the future of every child who attends public school.

Here are just a few of the things the PTA is accomplishing at Lakeview, in Texas and across the country.

 

 

ON OUR CAMPUS

  • Supplies every student with a grade level shirt.

  • Provides subscriptions to RAZ Kids, Pebble Go and No Red Ink for classroom instruction.

  • Installed several water bottle filling stations and purchased new furniture for the school.

  • Funded $7000 in teacher grants for classroom supplies.

  • Sponsors numerous events throughout the year, including Spooky Skate, Father/Daughter Dance, and Mother/Son Date Night.

  • Maintains an online PTA family directory

  • Hosts the Parent Program Series with featured guest speakers.

  • Publishes Lakeview's student Yearbook.

  • Oversees WatchD.O.G. program to involve dads in the school.

 

STATE OF TEXAS

  • Advocates for a more effective student assessment and accountability measure than the STAAR test.

  • Supports and helps fund programs that ensure all students are reading and writing on grade-level by 3rd grade.

  • Increases school safety, through professional development and mental health programs.

  • Lobbies for policies to strengthen anti-cyberbullying laws.

 

NATIONAL PTA

  • Provides over $700,000 in grants to school, promoting STEM programs, diversity and inclusion, and family engagement

  • Supports national legislature to stop cuts to classroom and enact school safety laws

  • Sponsors of Reflections, one of the largest programs in the arts

 

Everyone—parents, educators, students and other citizens active in their schools and communities—is invited to join our not-for-profit parent association.

 

Your PTA has tools and resources to help support your child in education, the arts, health and safety and community engagement. Whether you volunteer or not, and/or give financially in other ways, your PTA membership is an important indicator of your commitment to the work of the Lakeview PTA and to the success of our school!

 

 

 

 

 Questions: Please email us at lakeviewbobcatspta@gmail.com