Serene Lake Elementary PTSA

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 2016-2017 Mission Statement and Goals


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a safe, healthy and fun educational experience for all students, as well as, support and speak on behalf of the students and families at Serene Lake Elementary.


1: Promote inclusiveness with a focus on continued community building.

  • Broaden our outreach program to encourage participation/membership in PTSA among parents who have not been involved in the past by utilizing a wide range of parents and not just rely on a small core of volunteers for programs and events.
  • Support PTSA programs that develop community, including traditional and new programs.
  • Offer events that bring families together for inexpensive entertainment with other families such as: Family Fun Nights, Back to School BBQ, Movie Night, Dinner Nights Out and Spring Carnival.
  • Providing opportunities for students to help kids in need beyond our own school community.

2: Support staff.

  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the increased demands on school staff and administration.
  • Continue the open dialog with staff about how to meet their needs.
  • Continue to provide funding to support teacher purchases made for classroom instruction.

3: Facilitate communication between Serene Lake Elementary staff, PTSA, parents, students, other district schools, and surrounding community.

  • Proactively communicate with parents through the School Reader Board, School signage and PTSA monthly newsletter to encourage participation in PTSA activities.
  • Increase usage of the list-serv for easy access to school information, including announcements, event, calendar, and program information.
  • Provide PTSA board representation at monthly staff meeting and general PTSA meeting.

4: Provide student programs that enrich and supplement academics and life skills.

  • Providing programs, such as Reflections, Book Fair, and Family Fun Night.
  • Provide teacher support, such as allocating money for classroom supplies.
  • Provide funds for assemblies that support the curriculum and entertain the students.

5: To support the Goals of the WSPTA.

  • Keep parents informed of legislative issues that affect children and education.
  • Developing programs that encourage parents to be actively engaged in their child’s education and school.
  • Attend 2016-17 WSPTA Convention & Advanced Leadership Training programs.