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Patton PTO Committee Chair Descriptions

Below is a list of the active committees of the PTO.  To get involved with any committee, please e-mail

5th Grade Goodwill Project
Coordinate a welcome letter and small gift to all 5th graders to be delivered in June.  One chair.  
6th Grade Mixer
Coordinate a fall after school social gathering for sixth graders.  Two chairs.
7th Grade Social
Coordinate a fall after school social gathering for seventh graders.  Two chairs. 
8th Grade End of Year Celebration
Coordinate the June celebration of our eighth graders.  Three chairs.      
Work with art teachers to beautify indoor and outdoor spaces.  Maintain seasonal planters.  One chair. 
Bike Drive
Bike Drive is a district wide effort in Fall. One central coordinator needed to oversee collection, repair and delivery of bikes. 
Book Fair
Coordinate the Scholastic Book Fair which is held in October, ending on parent visitation day.  Two chairs. 
Coat Drive
The Coat Drive is a district wide collection effort.  Create and manage the collection box at Patton.  One chair.  
Curriculum Council
Serve as Patton’s representative at Curriculum Council meetings and provide updates to Patton PTO.  One chair.
Dr. D. Weekly E-Newsletter
Update PTO information weekly for Dr. D’s e-newsletter.  One chair. 
Manage the annual enrichment granting process and distribution of teacher subsidies.  One chair.

Focus Rep
Serve as Patton’s representative on the FOCUS committee.  The mission of FOCUS is to promote well-being for families and healthy choices for youth in our community through seminars, workshops, webinars and posted resources.  One representative. 

Hershey Park Ticket Sales
Coordinate sales of Hershey Park tickets, a Spring fundraiser.  One chair. 
Math Night
Coordinate Math Game Night, a virtual event hosted by Mathnasium.  One chair.  
Patton Musical Liaison
Serve as liaison to the annual Patton musical.  One chair.  
School Photos
Coordinate school photo days in the Fall and Spring.  One chair.    
Spirit Wear
Coordinate the sale of Spirit Wear at key events.  Maintain inventory and online store.  Two chairs.
Spring Carnival
Help plan the PTO's largest fundraiser, held first Friday in May.  Long-time chair will train on all aspects of the event.  Three chairs.      
Spring Carnival Raffle Baskets
Create themed raffle baskets using items collected by each Advisory for the Patton Carnival held first Friday in May.  Coordinate raffle ticket sales during lunch periods the week of the Carnival.  One chair.  
Staff Welcome Luncheon
Organize a luncheon to welcome teachers and staff back to school. Held in late August.  One chair.  
Staff Appreciation Luncheon
Organize an end of the year luncheon for Patton teachers and staff.  Two chairs needed.