General PTSA InformationYour Donations and Memberships Help PRHSLast year, thanks to our members and donors, we had a surplus of funds totaling $4,700.00. PTSA donated those funds so this year, our high school is able to make improvements in the throughout the school. To make a donation or purchase a membership to the PTSA, please go to My Payments Plus. Every dollar that is not used by PTSA this year will go directly to Peachtree Ridge High School. Your support counts and every dollar helps! Thank you.You can also support us via the Amazon Smiles Program. Set your donations to Peachtree Ridge HS PTSA.Members and Membership CardsThank you for purchasing your PTSA membership. If you would like to receive your membership card, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. We will send your membership card electronically.Ready to Volunteer Again? Join the PTSA and give your time to our students and teachers.
Committees of the PTSA are listed below... Do you see one that interests you?Contact us at email@example.comMembership, Hospitality, Legislative, Volunteer Coordinators, Health and Safety, Reflections, Baccalaureate/Senior Activities, PERKS Event.
Our mission is to support and speak on behalf of youth in the school, in the community and other organizations affecting youth; assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their youth; and encourage parents, teachers, students and the community involvement in the school.
With your support, we are able to provide the students and faculty with many educational tools, programs
andmemorable functions to enhance their educational experience at PRHS.
Co-Presidents - Domonique Cooper and Stacey Stacy
Vice Presidents - Gul Amir and Katie Park
Secretary - Kim Weeks
Treasurer - Audrey Hendrix-Johnson
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meeting Dates 2020-2021
Regular board meetings are usually held on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM via Zoom and in-person. We would like to encourage participation from our membership and welcome any parent. Please email us at email@example.com for the zoom link.
Ready to Volunteer Again? Join the PTSA and give your time to our students and teachers.Committees of the PTSA are listed below... Do you see one that interests you?Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.orgMembership, Hospitality, Legislative, Volunteer Coordinators, Health and Safety, Reflections, Baccalaureate/Senior Activities, PERKS Event.
Theme: I Will Change The World By...
Entries are due at the beginning of October this year. Check at the media center for information or email email@example.com for Peachtree Ridge specific information.
What is Reflections?
Young artists get involved through their local PTA or PTSA. A student may submit an entry in any of six arts areas. Only original works of art are accepted. The six art areas are: Visual Arts Photography, Literature, Music Composition, Dance Choreography, and Film Production.
For additional information and rules, visit the Georgia PTA Website.
Interested in learning more about our $750 Area II PTA Scholarship? Look for information and the application to be published in the Spring.
The student must have a PTSA Membership. You may join PTSA through My Payments Plus. Once in My Payments Plus, you will need to choose the PTSA option.
PTSA Sponsored Events
PTSA Sponsored Events
The PRHS PTSA will be sponsoring several events this year that are very informative, educational and fun for our students. While events this year may look different, this is what we do in a normal year.
To volunteer for any of the below events email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Homecoming Coat Check
- PERKS – Peachtree Ridge Cluster Excellence Open House P.E.R.K.S
(Peachtree Ridge Excellence & Rigor K-12 Seminar)
- College Application Assistance
(email email@example.com for an appt with a volunteer for assistance in reviewing their college applications)
- Sweet Treats Day for the Faculty on or near valentines day.
- Baccalaureate in May
- Teachers and Staff Appreciation Events
- PTSA at Georgia State Capitol
- Prom Coat Check
PTSA Reference Guide
PTSA Reference Guide
The purpose of this guide is to give you a BRIEF description of each position on the Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) Board. We encourage you to find a position or committee where you would enjoy serving. We welcome all parents and any students who are interested. Our board has plenty of room to expand and grow and we would be excited to have you join us.
Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT / CO-PRESIDENT(S): Work closely with school administrators to coordinate efforts to improve our school. Conduct General PTSA meetings and board meetings. Attend local Council meetings and report information to the board. Provide leadership and direction for the board and all committees throughout the year.
VICE PRESIDENT(S): According to PRHS PTSA By-Laws we can have a First VP and a Second VP serving on the board. The 1st VP is a support to the President/Co-Presidents. He/She would carry out duties as necessary to support the entire board.
Currentlythis position has also been responsible for keeping our PTSA web page up to date with information for parents. The 2nd VP helps to support the various committees. Currentlythis position has also been responsible for all media/public relations’ news. He/She would make sure parents and students know what the PTSA has planned or has done to improve our school community.
SECRETARY: Take minutes at all General Meetings and Board Meetings. Keep a notebook with accurate records of minutes. He/She must type minutes and email or copy to all board members for their review. Review minutes at each meeting. Keep and provide a listing of all Board and Committee Chairs emails and phone numbers.
TREASURER: Lead board in establishing a budget using
previousyear as a reference. Prepare an accurate report for review for all General Meetings and Board Meetings showing current dollar amounts. This person must maintain accurate records in an organized manner. Remit payments to Georgia PTA for dues, insurance, fees or conferences, etc. each month, if necessary. Have books audited at the end of school year.
BACCALAUREATE: Coordinate with the Senior Class Board and Sponsor as to the date & program. Orders invitations to be placed in the Senior packet in March. Find a place to hold the event. Junior Class Board hands out the programs. He/she will coordinate with the church facility needs for the event.
Chairwill coordinate with the committee the reception to follow.
FAMILY ENGAGEMENT: Coordinate the Coat Check at the Homecoming Dance. Work with the Teacher Sponsor for Homecoming and Student Chair. Coordinates the Parent Volunteer responsibilities.
HOSPITALITY: They are the official hosts of our PTSA unit, which provides a friendly, welcoming environment for parents, administrators, faculty and staff. The committee organizes faculty luncheons, as well as providing refreshments and goodies for faculty throughout the year. They also provide refreshments during special programs for parents/students that are sponsored by the PTSA.
LEGISLATIVE/ADVOCACY: Report information to board members and parents on the local, state and national issues concerning legislation that affects education and our children.
MEMBERSHIP: Promote and encourage parents, faculty
andstaff to join the PTSA by setting up a table during general meetings. The committee is an active part of the faculty/staff luncheon held before the school year begins taking membership forms, issuing cards and collecting dues. These efforts are continued throughout the year at various opportunities to reach out to large groups of parents to encourage membership.
REFLECTIONS: Promote and encourage students to participate in the National PTA cultural arts program. Student’s entries consist of Literature, Musical Composition, Visual Arts, Dance/Choreography, Photography, and Film/Video Production. The committee works closely with faculty to get support for distributing information and collecting entries from students. The committee gathers a panel of judges from the community, entries are judged and winners go onto to county, and possibly to state and national levels. Organizing and sorting entries into categories, making sure all entries meet requirements, submit entries to Area II on designated due date.
VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: Coordinate all volunteer information into a computer format that can be used to notify parents of a volunteer need at the school, for the board or even for students. This is an ongoing support system for the PTSA board and committees as well as PRHS Administrators.
HEALTH & WELLNESS: Promote and encourage health and wellness activities for the school.