The PTA is here to enhance the educational experience of all Creekside children as they grow within the school community.

Below are the various programs that we sponsor each year:

  • Science Week
  • International Night
  • Spring Carnival and Raffle
  • Boosterthon
  • Talent Show
  • Spirit Nights at Local Restaurants
  • Staff Appreciation Lunches
  • Grounds and Beautification
  • Teacher Grants for Classroom Improvements
  • Spirit Wear to Show Your Creekside Pride
  • Free Money Rewards for Creekside

PTA Committees

The list below indicates committees with the greatest need for volunteers. This document provides a brief description of ALL committees. Please contact us at creeksideelementarypta@gmail.com if you would like more information on volunteering through the PTA.

*Please note that you must be cleared through DPS to volunteer on school grounds, and to participate in field trips.  Please fill out a volunteer application form.

Advocacy

This committee helps families learn and speak out on issues that affect our children. During the 2021-2022 school year, the committee will help parents connect as we return to in-person learning, expand Spanish language access to PTA meetings and events, and share information about state and local education policies that impact our school.

Membership

This committee is active throughout the year but most active in the first semester. The committee reaches out to parents to increase PTA membership and collects membership dues.

Staff Appreciation

One of Creekside’s most precious assets is our staff! This committee is responsible for planning monthly events and Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in May.

Science Week

You don’t need to be science-minded to join this committee – only a desire to help our children discover science is needed! This committee organizes speakers for in-class presentations, the Science Festival and the student Science Fair. The Annual Science Week is typically held in March. The committee is active from December through April.

International Night

This committee helps plan our International Night, and provides other opportunities for our students to explore the world. This committee will be active throughout the year.

Spring Carnival and Raffle

Do you want to have some springtime fun? Then join this committee to plan Creekside’s Annual Spring Carnival & Raffle. This committee is active from December through May.

Teacher Grants

This committee researches funding opportunities from local, regional and national sources to fund projects at Creekside. Past projects include the addition of specialist faculty in technology and science, school beautification and specific classroom/lesson plan requests. This committee is active year-round.

Grounds and Beautification

Calling all parents with a green thumb or an eye for ways that we can keep our school bright and beautiful! This committee will be responsible for improving the landscape, play areas, and general appearance of our school. Won’t you lend us a hand (or a shovel!)? This committee is active year-round.