Juniata Gap Parent Teacher Organization

The Juniata Gap PTO is a strong organization, built from the efforts of dedicated parents and teachers. The officers and committees along with a job description are listed below.
Officers Responsibilities

President - responsible for presiding over the organization and executive meetings, setting the agenda for all meetings, coordinate, propose and schedule organization events.

Vice President - responsible for overseeing programs and setting up the equipment necessary for each meeting, must be prepared to represent and perform the duties of the President.

Treasurer - responsible for maintaining custody of all organization funds, provide a written report of all financial transactions at each meeting, make disbursements in accordance with the approved budget.

Secretary - responsible for maintaining a record of the minutes of all meetings.


Membership & Scholarship - responsible for conducting the annual membership drive; responsible for interviewing applicants and selecting the recipients of the annual scholarships 

Fundraising - responsible for setting up fundraising event, organizing volunteers to count fundraiser, and distribution of fundraiser.
5th Grade Party- responisble for coordinating food to be ordered and/or party decorations and supplies.
5th Grade Yearbook- responsible for making the yearbook with yearbook club, getting ads and good luck lines
Day of the Arts- responsible for contacting and scheduling presenters, organizing volunteers, coordinating lunch, making the daily schedule of events, making the program and School Board invites
Carnival and Movie Day- responsible for planning, organizing, and setting up events for carnival day
Spirit Wear- responsible for planning, ordering, and distributing spirit wear

Staff and Community Relations - responsible for overseeing the communication between parents, teachers and staff
(examples - teacher/staff appreciation day)

Library - responsible for coordinating the Scholastic Book Fair

Athletic Director - responsible for coordinating the sports-related activities, including scheduling of teams practices, uniforms and pictures.

5th Grade Recognition/Gifts- responsible for ordering plaques and gifts

The Officers serve two-year terms, whereas the Committee chairpersons are 1-year terms.

Parent participation and commitment to the PTO is appreciated. The chairperson of each committee is responsible for attending the PTO meetings and updating the membership on the activities of that committee. 

When a parent volunteers in any school setting (including field trips), their full attention must be given to the students. When volunteering, bringing a baby or other children is not permitted for safety reasons. All volunteers must have a volunteer application (available in the office), proof of a negative TB test on file in the main office, and be school board approved.