The Fifth Grade Committee Chairs - Deborah Moody, Sarah Kurtz, Marlena Blackburn

Chairs are responsible for activities related to the 5th Grade Party. Chairs act as the liaison between the Committee, PTO and Administration.  The Fifth Grade Party Committee Chairs shall provide an agenda and preside at all meetings of the Fifth Grade Party Committee, as well as, attend all General PTO Membership meetings. In addition, the Fifth Grade Party Committee Chairs will lead the Fifth Grade Committee to make sure their activities and those of the PTO are well coordinated, as well as, facilitate coordination between PTO under the leadership of the principal and 5th-grade staff.

The Fifth Grade Party Committee Chairs oversee the following positions & sub-committees:
 
Treasurer - Katie Hessen
This volunteer maintains financial records regarding fundraising efforts and expenses.  Works closely with the PTO Treasurer.
 

Communications Chair - Beth Harrington
Coordinates outreach efforts to encourage direct donation to reduce # of fundraisers.  Includes drafting flyers and distributing via Thursday Folders and various other ways - LabNotes, Facebook pages, PTO Website, etc.

Pie Fundraiser - Missy Steelman

Pie Sales End 12/9/19

Pie Delivery 12/19/19

Pasta Dinner "Labradoria" - Stephanie Pierson & Marlena Blackburn

Friday, January 31st

Organize the 5th-grade pasta dinner. Create pasta donation signup and coordinate 5th graders as servers. Get donations from the community. Subcommittees could include Talent Show, Movie Night, Raffle and/or Auction.

Bake Sale Chair - Majda Dguadeg 
Sunday, December 1st 12-4 @ Brambleton Town Center
Organize a volunteer sign up on the PTO website for baked goods to sell at PTO and Brambleton HOA events (Spooky Bingo, Daddy-Daughter, Mother-Son). Also includes advertising event and coordinating set up and clean up at the event.
 
Carnation Sale Chair - Sarah Kurtz & Steph Stolte
Find a florist/distributor to buy flowers from. Develop and distribute order forms via email & Thursday Folders. Organize orders an place florist order. Sort, label and distribute carnation orders.
 
Grad Lawn Signs Chair - Sandra Mulford
Solicits bids for printing, develops design for sign, develops marketing plan and sells signs to fifth grade families from March to May.
 
5th Grade 'Then and Now' Photo Wall Chair - Leslie Demcsak & Shelly Ramey
Send requests to fifth grade families for photos of their student in kindergarten and in fifth grade.   Create a photo wall outside of the gym for families to view on graduation day.
 
Grad T-shirts Chair - Jennifer Remen
Organizes t-shirts for each fifth grader, fifth grade teachers and staff for the last day of school.
 
Grad Ceremony flowers for Parents and Plaque for School - Sarah Kurtz

Activities @ Party Chair - Deb Moody
Based on various feedback sources, develop a plan for activities at the party.  Obtain 3 quotes from different vendors and coordinate contracts, communication and payments of vendors.  
 
Food @ Party Chair - Stephanie Pierson
Based on various feedback sources, develop a menu and plan for food & decorations at the party.  Obtain 3 quotes from different vendors and coordinate contracts, communication and payments of vendors.
 
Decorations @ Party Chair - Marlena Blackburn

Based on various feedback sources, develop a plan for decor at the party.  Facilitate selection and purchasing of decor and implementation day of the event.