National PTA Mission:
“To make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.”
The Objectives of the YHS PTA:
The Objects of the Yardville Heights PTA, in common with those of the National PTA and the New Jersey PTA, are:
a. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship;
b. To raise the standards of home life;
c. To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth;
d. To bring into closer relation the home and school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth; and
e. To develop between educators and the general public united effort as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education.
– YHS PTA Bylaws Article II, Section 1
YHS PTA Executive Board
President – Kara DeBonis
Vice President – Tanya Pruitt
Recording Secretary – Cathy McKeever
Corresponding Secretary – Janice Carothers
Treasurer – Marianne Conte
Contact the E-Board at YHSPTA@gmail.com
PTA Meeting Schedule
PTA Meetings are open to all members and beginning at 6:30 p.m. unless preceding another school program. Meetings are held in the Library and child care is available!
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The PTA Budget
Monies raised by the PTA are used to support the children, families, teachers, and staff of Yardville Heights School by providing funding for educational trips, student assemblies, student rewards for summer reading, support for character education. The PTA also runs family outings and events, book fairs, and helps with Track and Field Day, as well as many other activities. More information about the budget is presented at our meetings, or contact the PTA Treasurer at YHSPTA@gmail.com.
Membership You may ask “Why should I join PTA?” and “What’s in it for my child and my child’s school?”
Local Member Benefits
•Support their own local school (and by extension, their own child)
•Part of a national and statewide child advocacy network
•Newsletters (national and state) to keep members informed about issues
•Discounts from national and local member benefits providers
The National PTA in the Annual Resources for PTAs states, “Committees are the working machinery of a PTA/PTSA; it is committees that plan and promote the activities of the PTA….” The YHS PTA Officers would like to invite committee volunteers for this school year.
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