Would you like to be more involved at Avery? We need you! There are many committees that you can work with to help plan and coordinate PTA programs and activities for the benefit of all our children. Have a flare for the arts? Join our Reflections or Fine Arts committees. Are you a parent who works outside of the home? Help bridge PTA activities for parents who may want to help in non-traditional ways. Whatever your niche, we have a committee for you! Sign up below to join a committee today!
Year Round Committees:
General Volunteers – Chair, Erica Reece
Willing to help out in any way you can but not exact sure where? When a general call goes out,
you’ll have the opportunity to see if the current request is something that you’re interested or
able to assist with.
Media Center Volunteers – Chair, Cassie Dillon
PTA coordinates the scores of volunteers needed to help Mrs. Blakey in the Media Center
throughout the year. Your level of involvement depends on your availability – no matter how big
or small, whether one time or every week! Let us know if you’d like to be contacted by the
Media Center Volunteer Coordinator for more information.
Staff Appreciation – Chair, Erica Reece
Throughout the year, with lunches, little surprises, and pick-me-ups, this committee provides
encouragement, support, and thanks to all of the Avery staff. A great group to volunteer with if
you would like to help from home and/or on a monthly basis.
Spirit wear – Chair, Kristina Goss
We could use a few people to organize, collect, and distribute spirit wear orders, as well as help
determine upcoming designs
Membership – Chair, Saci Simpson
Volunteers are needed to input membership data, distribute membership cards, and plan
Teacher Grants – Chair, Victoria Sigman
Annually Avery PTA can give up to thousands of dollars to teachers for needed classroom
materials. Volunteers are needed to promote the program and review grant requests, which are
written by teachers.
Fine Arts – Chair, Needed
Avery is a wonderful building made even more beautiful with our support of the Fine Arts. Work
with this group to bring the students’ artwork alive throughout the building as well as help to
showcase the Arts throughout the year in a variety of creative ways, including an evening
STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) celebration usually in November.
Community Outreach – Chair, Sarah Jean
Volunteers are needed to organize various ways to help in our community, such as food and
clothing drives, blood donation drives, etc. We will also provide support to cheer on our friends
at Special Olympics
One Time Committees:
Reflections (Fall) – Chair, Needed
The arts, our Avery Cubs, and PTAs across Georgia and our nation come together for this
celebration of the arts. Students submit artwork, poetry, musical performances, and more in this
national PTA organized competition. Help at Avery is needed to promote the program, as well as
to gather the entries and organize the awards ceremony in their honor. Additionally, to help
facilitate any award-winning entries as they progress through state and national competitions
Vision and Hearing Screening (Fall) – Chair, Victoria Sigman
Every year, PTA organizes dozens of volunteers to help screen students for hearing and vision
during the fall. This is one of the most rewarding tasks of PTA – knowing that we’re helping to
make sure a child can see or hear at school!
Fun Run (Fall) – Chair, Needed
New to 2023 PTA is hosing a Fun Run in the fall! This will be our major fundraiser for the year. We need volunteers for promoting, planning and coordinating the event!
Holiday Shop (Winter) – Chair, Needed
Due to the huge success of the Holiday Shop last year we are bringing it back this year! This is a week long event where students can come in and shop for holiday gifts for their family/friends. We need volunteers to coordinate the gifts, the room, the volunteer schedules, and the actual shopping!
Family Movie Night (Spring) – Chair, Needed
Our traditional Family Movie Night event for all Avery families! Volunteers are needed
in advance to help organize; but also on the night of to assist with various tasks – some Dads to
help with set-up would be GREATLY appreciated!
Variety Show (Spring) – Chair, Sarah Jean
Volunteers work under the direction of Mr. Boggs and PTA Chairperson to organize this
Family Bingo Night (Spring) – Chair, Needed
Spring into action and help us organize this most-popular event, usually scheduled between
February and April. This is a favorite family fun night at Avery! This will include lots of new
surprises and more ways to win! Help support our Cubs while having an evening full of laughs,
prizes, and yummy food! Many volunteers are needed for this event to be a success.