Support

Photo Day
Photo Day

Chair:
(none)
When:
October
Teacher Appreciation
Teacher Appreciation

Chair:
When:
Year Round

Help celebrate our teachers and staff. Show them how much we appreciate them.
Grant Writing
Grant Writing

Chair:
(none)
When:
August-September-October

Various grants are available for application each school year. If approved, these grants can help fund specific programs and needs at Opstad Elementary School. This chairperson helps to determine the grant opportunities available by talking with the school principal and PTSA about various needs, and then writes up the grant applications.

Chair Person Needed for current school year.

Everyday Fundraising

Everyday Fundraising
Everyday Fundraising

Chair:
When:
Year Round

Help coordinate everyday fundraising opportunities throughout the year. Bartells, and other companies. There are lots of opportunities out there we just need someone to help find them and manage them.

Boxtops/eScrip
Boxtops/eScrip

Chair:
When:
All Year

Every boxtop that is cutout and brought to school is $.10 in FREE money! Please click on the link to get a list of all participating products that have boxtops.

Bartell Drugs escrip partnership gives back a percentage of purchases on applicable items.

AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile

Chair:
When:
All Year

Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
Support Opstad Elementary by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.com

Fundraising

Opstad Fun Run
Opstad Fun Run

Chair:
When:
October

Our largest fundraiser of the year. Kids raise money to help support the school and celebrate their success with a Fun Run in October.
SchoolBox Toolbox
SchoolBox Toolbox

Chair:
When:
June-August
Winter Event
Winter Event

Chair:
When:
December
Popcorn Thursday
Popcorn Thursday

Chair:
When:
Monthly

**Looking for a Co-Chair for 2019-2020 School Year***
Scholastic Book Fair
Scholastic Book Fair

Chair:
(none)
When:
January

Scholastic Books are brought to Opstad Elementary and set up in the Library for purchase. The Fair is there for a week in January. Children come in during scheduled times to buy some of their favorite books. There is also one night during the week that families can come in together. Money raised goes to support school programs and the Library.

**Looking for Co-Chair for 2019-2020 School Year***
Holiday Wreath Sales
Holiday Wreath Sales

Chair:
(none)
When:
Oct-Dec

POSSIBLE PROGRAM: We are looking for a chairperson for this fundraiser for the 2019-2020 school year.

Selling wreaths, garlands, and other holiday swag to make money for the PTA.

Family Fun

Kinder Tears & Cheers
Kinder Tears & Cheers

Chair:
When:
September
Spring Dance
Spring Dance

Chair:
Ice Cream Social
Ice Cream Social

Chair:
When:
September

Welcome back to school! Join us as we get the Opstad Family together to celebrate the start of the year with a Free Ice Cream Social for the whole family to enjoy.
Auction
Auction

Chair:
When:
Late Winter

Class curated baskets, donated items and more!
Movie Night
Movie Night

Chair:
(none)
When:
Year Round

Organize school movie nights a few times a year.

**Looking for 1-2 people who want to help organize these events during our 2019-2020 school year **
Field Day
Field Day

Chair:
When:
June

Celebrate the end of the school year with a fun afternoon of events and activities.
Bingo
Bingo

Chair:
When:
February - TBD

To make this night FANTASTIC for our Opstad Families we need lots of help to make it all happen!
Dinner before the games begin.
Prizes, raffle and fun to be had.
The funds raised for this event go to the general fund to help with all school needs, including but not limited to Instructional Aides in the classroom, field trips for all grades, educational support for teachers, music and PE support and much more.

Enrichment

After School Enrichment Program
After School Enrichment Program

Chair:
(none)
When:
Fall, Spring

Opstad PTA’s After School Enrichment program offers fun, educational, and affordable after-school classes for students of Opstad. Classes are held once-a-week for 6 weeks. Classes are typically held from 3:30 PM to 4:20 PM, Monday through Thursday, and 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM on Friday.
Depending upon participation there may be up to 3 sessions a year. Fall Session from October-December, Winter Session is from January - February, Mid-Winter Session March - April.

**Looking for program chairperson for 2019-2020 School Year***
S.T.E.A.M.
S.T.E.A.M.

Chair:
(none)
When:
All Year

Science. Technology. Engineering. Art and Math

Communications

Website
Website

Chair:
When:
All Year

Facebook
Facebook

Chair:
When:
All Year

Community Relations

Membership
Membership

Chair:
(none)
When:
September-October

This committee handles the PTA membership drive at the beginning of the year. We are striving for 100% membership!

School Spirit

Yearbook
Yearbook

Chair:
When:
All Year

Anytime you have some great pictures that you feel are "yearbook" worthy than please email them to the PTA at opstadpta@yahoo.com. (i.e. especially ones of school wide events and school concerts)

**Looking for a Chairperson in training for 2019-2020 School Year***
Otter Wear
Otter Wear

Chair:
When:
Fall Winter and Spring

We sell high quality apparel for purchase. The apparel has our standard school logo on it and comes in our school colors of red, blue and white. Part of every purchase goes towards the PTA budget which helps fund many programs at Opstad. It also gives the children a way to show school PRIDE! We have many NEW options to chose from this year. Check it OUT.

Other

Watch DOGS
Watch DOGS

Chair: