PTC General Information
The 2018-2019 Junction Elementary PTC Board is comprised of a 7-person Executive board and a 23-person General Board that includes chairpersons for each school event.
The Executive Board includes: President, Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Officer, Head Art Docents & Room Parent Coordinator.
The General PTC Board also includes the chairpersons for: Boxtops, Boys Night Out, Carnival, Dine-Out Nights, Field Day, Girls Night Out, Junction Jaguar Jam, Luau, Parents Night Out, Popsicle Party, Popcorn Friday, Purchase Program, Skate Night & Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week.
Here are some of the amazing ways PTC funds has supported our school in the past:
- The Leader In Me $7,000
- Curriculum Supporting Common Core Goals – iReady $12,000 & Lexia $6,000
- Classroom & Teacher Resources $12,000
- Administrative Expenses $11,500
- Enrichment $13,400
- Sound System $12,000
- Bus Field Trip Costs $3,000
- P.E. Equipment $2,800
PTC Parent Meetings
The PTC General Meetings are open for everyone to attend and are held at the beginning of each trimester, at the Junction Library in the evening. Free childcare is provided in the multipurpose room for any child who is potty-trained. These meetings are a great way to stay updated on school events and ask any questions of the PTC Board. Please come check out our next meeting!
The Junction PTC has a number of ways you can stay updated on school information/events:
- Junction PTC Facebook Page – Like us on FB!
- Junction Instagram Page – Search for “junctionptc” and request to follow us!
- Junction PTC Twitter Page – Search for “junctionptc” and request to follow us!
- Bookmark the Junction PTC Webpage for easy reference
- Follow the Junction PTC Google Calendar for easy reference
Still wondering why you should join the PTC?Positive impact on your child and Junction. More than 85 academic research studies, conducted over the past 30 years, prove that kids do better when parents are involved. Grades are higher. Test scores improve. Attendance increases.
Get connected. There’s no better way to know what’s happening at Junction.
Tap into a network. PTC functions are opportunities to meet other parents and teachers, building rapport and discussing issues that are on your mind. You can share ideas, concerns, and experiences.
Watch yourself grow. By volunteering with your PTC, you put your skills and hobbies to use for a noble cause—your child and all children in the community.
Speak up. PTC can be a way for you to more effectively suggest change at Junction.
Witness improvement. By getting involved at Junction, you’ll be part of the solution, helping make positive changes. Local PTCs play an important role by supporting building improvements through advocacy and play an important role in fundraising for curriculum based programs and social events.
Be a role model. By becoming a PTC member, you’ll be demonstrating to your child the importance you place on education.