Terraset Elementary School PTO

Volunteer 411

Volunteer Resources

Whether you are volunteering for a shift at an event, helping organize an activity, or a Program Lead/Committee Chair, we want to say THANK YOU for your time! PTO volunteers are a vital component to a successful Terraset Elementary School. We hope you find the information you need to complete your taks, but if not please contact the PTO Officers, your Program Lead, or Board Liaison as appropriate.

Please find general information for our volunteers. You will likely need specific information about your volunteer task that your Program Lead, or Board Liaison can provide!

Again, thank you for volunteering! We rely 100% on volunteers to keep PTO activities, fundraisers, events and operations running smoothly. Please take a moment to double-check your calendar to be sure you can fulfill your time commitment. If not, we understand but ask you let your Program Lead know ASAP so we can be sure to have the resources needed!
When volunteering during the school day, please remember you must always check-in at the office before proceeding to a volunteer activity. I you have never used the check-in computer, bring your driver's license (or other official ID) and allow an additional 10 minutes to register in the visitor system.

All PTO volunteers should come to school dressed appropriately - in short, use good judgement. No need to dress up, but please avoid adult-themed t-shirts, hats etc.

PTO volunteers who need access to the PTO room must request the door key from the front office staff (usually Ms. Johnson), and if you are making copies in the Parent/Volunteer room be advised it is shared with Mrs. Golac who is the school's Parent Liaison. She has priority to use the room for parent conferences.

Coming soon - information for event volunteers.

 

New this year, we are using online forms wherever possible. If you absolutely can't use our online system for necessary forms, please contact the officers. You will need a form for:

  • Depositing checks or cash
  • Requesting Reimbursement
  • Reporting income for an event

 

View The Forms Page

New procedures for 2018-2019! The school is moving away from paper distribution and the PTO fully supports the change. Most everything we send out will be distributed electronically via email, social media, and our website.

For most PTO related information, we will send out your flyer via the PTO's weekly Thursday News and Notes email. Use this form to submit your request.

If you have a form or other paperwork that must go home, please follow these steps:

  1. Send your form to your Board Liaison for approval. If you're not sure, use the News Page to submit a request.
  2. The Liaison will submit it to the school administration for approval. If approved...
  3. You will make copies for all students! Look for a copy of the class roster below and make enough copies for each classroom and place the stack in each teacher's mailbox (in the front office).

 

Download Class Roster

New procedures for 2018-2019! The school is moving away from paper distribution and the PTO fully supports the change. Most everything we send out will be distributed electronically via email, social media, and our website.

For most PTO related information, we will send out your flyer via the PTO's weekly Thursday News and Notes email. Use this form to submit your request.

If you have a form or other paperwork that must go home, please follow these steps:

  1. Send your form to your Board Liaison for approval. If you're not sure, use the News Page to submit a request.
  2. The Liaison will submit it to the school administration for approval. If approved...
  3. You will make copies for all students! Look for a copy of the class list and make enough copies for each classroom and place the stack in each teacher's mailbox (in the front office).

 

Terraset's first ever Homecoming Dance
The annual Homecoming Parade
Students participate in the 2017 Homecoming Parade

What We Do

Supporting Terraset

The Terraset PTO supports Terraset students and staff, supplements school budgetary needs, and promotes a fun, welcoming environment. Some of what we do:

  • Purchase Technology For Classrooms
  • Purchase Books for the Bookroom
  • Support School Fieldtrips
  • Sponsor Teacher Continuing Education
  • Provide In-School Volunteers
  • Host Family Activities

Recognize A Great Teacher!

Terraset's Employee Awards

Nominations are now open for the Outstanding Employee Awards!

Details

Teacher Recognition

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What's Ahead?

Movie Night

Movie Night (Friday November 9th) is a free night at the movies at Terraset! Sponsored by the Terraset PTO, come out to enjoy an age appropriate movie (two selections) and an assortment of food and drinks.. Watch your email, the events page, and Facebook for details.

Bingo Night

Bingo Night is another great family event at Terraset filled with games, prizes and food. More information will be available soon but mark your calendars for February 8th, 2019!

Basketball Challenge Game

Thank you to everyone who came out to support Terraset Elementary at the game! Together with Dogwood Elementary's PTO, we raised over $3,000 per school to fund our PTOs! A shout out in particular to the volunteers to helped organize and work the game - we can't do it without you!!

The Terraset Elementary PTO

Supporting Terraset Elementary - Reston VA