Students are able to purchase a book for the school media center and be the first one to check it out. This committee works with the school media specialist to schedule and facilitate the quarterly birthday book club celebrations.
This person attends Dolphin Education Fund meetings and shares information with the PTO Board.
This committee provides support, in the form of school supplies, activity fees, field trip funds, clothing, food, holiday gifts, etc... to families in need within our school and community. Responsibilities may include working with the school guidance counselor to provide needed assistance to identified faimilies; organizing a food drive (collection) at Lake Whitney; coordinating a holiday gift drive and setting up a "pajama day" to raise funds for a local charity selected by the school guidance counselor.
This committee helps our children and school stay healthy. National Bike/walk to school days are held in October and May. Volunteers will make posters, hand out flyers and stickers, gather walkers/bikers etc. It is only a 1 hour commitment in October and May.
This committee helps faciliate food donations from the school community to provide our teachers and staff a snack at their monthly staff meeting. Each month a different grade level is selected and an on-line sign up is distributed for families to sign up to bring food donations. This committee also helps to set up the food on the afternoon of the staff meeting.
This committee helps promote PTO memberships and distribute incentives for different levels of membership. Additional responsibilities include attending the Teacher Welcome back breakfast to sign up faculty.
This committee takes pictures for the memory book or to share on the website.
This committee works with the school Partners in Education (PIE) representative to schedule monthly spirit nights at a Lake Whitney PIE during which a portion of the proceeds are donated back to the PTO to help fund events and programs.
This committee collects pictures from the school community of special events or achievements and sends them to
the local newspapers (Southwest Bulletin, West Orange Observer) for publication. This committee must work closely with the school to ensure that the photos only include students who have permission to be in the newspaper.
This person works closely with the PTO treasurer and committee chairs to set up school pay items for collection of
This person attends SAC meetings and shares information with the PTO Board.
This committee collects grade level lists of desired school supplies and works with a school supply company to ensure timely delivery for Meet the Teacher. This committee also helps with distribution of the school supply kits at Meet the Teacher.
This committee presents designs for school spirit wear to the executive board/president for approval, promotes the sale of spirit wear at the beginning of the school year at Meet the Teacher and delivers purchased items for distribution to students.
This committee collects a wish list from each teacher and enters the list on the Teacher Wish List website for families to access if they are interested in donating items to a teacher, the nurse or special area. Throughout the year, this committee will continue to promote the teacher wish list program to families.
This committee provides tours and answers questions twice a year to new families to help them acclimate to Lake Whitney. These tours have typically taken place following the BooHoo/Yahoo Breakfast and in January.
This person updates the PTO website which includes the PTO board member's email forwards, PTO meeting minutes, committee information, etc....