2017-18 PTSA COMMITTEES (A-L)

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8th Grade Dance

Plan, prepare and decorate for the 8th grade dance. 
Committee Chair: McKensey Cantando
Contact: 8thgradedance@htmsptsa.org


Community Outreach
Coordinates HTMS community service projects. Leads efforts for 2 major community service projects to benefit those in need - works closely with Jr Beta club on volunteer resources: 1) Winter holiday - can food drive  2) Spring - lead efforts with sister school to provide donations and support as needed
Committee Chair: Kathleen Amsterdam
Contact:
communityoutreach@htmsptsa.org


Counseling Programs Support 
Provide direct support to the counselors for programs and  ideas - assist in planning bullying prevention activities, red ribbon week, career day and other program support as needed
Committee Chair: OPEN
Contact: counselors@htmsptsa.org

Elementary School Liaison
Coordinate with feeder schools and inform HTMS of upcoming programs, issues, concerns. Assist counselors with delivery of HTMS information to rising 6th graders
Committee Chair: Lara Salzman (6th Grade Counselor)
Contact:
elementary@huskyptsa.info

Environmental/Ecology
Plan and implement activities to raise awareness regarding the environment and conservation. Focuses on school grounds improvement, recycling, and environmental education. Coordinates an annual clean-up day that coincides with Earth Day
Committee Chair: OPEN
Contact: environment@htmsptsa.org


Front Office Coordinator
Recruit, organize and schedule volunteers to work in the Front Office - Organize training
Committee Chair: Heather Taylor
Contact:
frontoffice@htmsptsa.info


Grade Level Coordinators (Pod Moms) - 6th Grade, 7th Grade and 8th Grade 
Works with 6th, 7th and 8th grade teachers on communications to parents. Responsible for 6th, 7th and 8th grade bulletin boards for Honors program. Provides updates and information for Husky Highlights as needed 
Committee Chair: Marla Nilson
Contacts:
6thgrade@htmsptsa.org, 7thgrade@htmsptsa.org, 8thgrade@htmsptsa.org


Health & Wellness
Provide parents, students and staff education and direction regarding healthy lifestyle choices. Develop and promote programs to highlight the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle. Be informed and involved with policy developments to support healthy school environments as needed
Committee Chair: Julia Worly
Contact: health@htmsptsa.org

Hearing & Vision
Assist school nurse with annual screening. Training is provided and is mandatory.
Committee Chair: Stacy Gibbs
Contact: hearingvision@htmsptsa.org

 

Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes is a writing contest that encourages students to honor and write about real-life heroes - role models that display trust, persistence, dedication, leadership, creativity, caring, bravery, imagination, service, gentleness, courage, or compassion.
Committee Chair: OPEN
Contact: heroes@htmsptsa.org


Honors Program
Purchase certificate templates and seals to create honors certificates for students achieving all A's and all A's and B's - work with hospitality on reception for All A's students
Committee Chair: Stacy Gibbs
Contact: honors@htmsptsa.org


Hospitality
Coordinate, plan and execute the Back to school luncheon for teachers; Honors reception dessert buffet for All A's students 1x per year; sweet treat or breakfast buffet for staff on the mornings of the week before winter break; provide snacks for teachers during conference week and catered staff appreciation luncheon in May, special recognition and appreciation days - bus drivers, nurse, custodian etc 
Committee Chair: Karen Patton and Amy Urowsky
Contact: hospitality@htmsptsa.org


Husky D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
Dads of HTMS students that volunteer for various projects around school throughout the year
Committee Chair: OPEN
Contact: dogs@htmsptsa.org


Husky Highlights
Compiles and edits weekly email newsletter, Husky Highlights, which is published each Friday during the school year. Submission deadline is Tuesday at 5:00pm. 
Committee Chair: Amy Pease
Contact:
huskyhighlights@htmsptsa.org


Legislative
Stay up to date and report on local, county, state and federal news/information on pending or current legislation/regulations affecting HTMS/Cobb County students/staff
Committee Chair: OPEN
Contact: legislative@htmsptsa.org



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