2016-17

Join the Dixie PTA team!

Contact Victoria Goodman, Volunteer Coordinator dixiecanyonhistorian@gmail.com

Learn more about OPEN Volunteer positions. 

PROGRAMS

  • Campus Improvement, Lead: OPEN – This committee attends to the overall aesthetics of the campus including landscaping, getting donations of trees or shrubs, planting, watering, painting murals and enhancing the playground.
  • Dixie Community Partners, Lead: Michele Steinberg, Treasurer, dixiecanyontreasurer@gmail.com – Promoting Ralphs, Amazon.smile and Box Tops for Education throughout the year, maintaining relationships and accounting for donations.
  • Corporate Sponsorship, Leads: Matthew Spain mhspain@mac.com –  Interfacing with businesses that would like to donate, support the school, and increase their visibility among the Dixie community.
  • Dixie Wear, Lead: OPENdescription coming soon!
  • Emergency Kits, Lead: Coralyn Peirson  dixiecoralyn@yahoo.com will train a new volunteer (OPEN) for 2017-18 – Fulfills the order, labels the earthquake kit with students name, class number, teacher, grade.
  • Kinder Play Dates, Lead: OPEN 2017-18 – description coming soon!
  • Prospective Parent Tours Lead: Nicole Polido  tours@dixiecanyon.com committee is comprised of volunteers that provide monthly prospective parent tours.
  • PTA Membership, Lead: Lydia Silva dixiememberships@gmail.com – – description coming soon!
  • Stop, Drop and Go, Lead: Shelly Guilley shellyworld@gmail.com – Coordinates classroom SD&Go schedule and sends reminders to Room Parents.
  • Yearbook, Lead: Joy Hogley jhogley@gmail.com – – description coming soon!

FUNDRAISERS

  • Spring Auction, Lead: OPEN auctionteamcontact@gmail.com – Leads the Committee in preparation, planning and execution of Dixie’s biggest Spring fundraiser.
  • Annual Giving Campaign, Lead: Anne Ruane dixiecanyonpres@gmail.com and Gena Ray  g.rankinray@gmail.com – Assist with AG table set up and staffing during campaigns and Dixie events as needed.
    Assist with organizing and supervising 5-6 after school tile painting sessions during the school year, including sign ups (via “sign up genius”) and tracking completed donor tiles.
  • Artwork Fundraiser, Lead: Ms. Barbro – – description coming soon!
  • Dixie Dinners: Restaurant Nights, Lead: Shana Ballas shana.ballas@yahoo.com  –  Maintains and fosters relationships with restaurants in the community. Books restaurant nights and food donation for PTA meetings. Promotion and coordination of the restaurant nights. Assists with being the restaurant liaison for any PTA food requests or vendors. This committee makes sure that refreshments are set up and or clean up each of the PTA meetings. Includes picking up food or drinks for meetings.
  • Holiday Boutique, LeadCandice Colbert candice_colbert@sbcglobal.net – – description coming soon!
  • Harvest Festival, Lead: Linda Hall lindabhall@hotmail.com – – description coming soon!
  • Spell-a-thon, Lead: Rachel Cox phoebecat14@hotmail.com – Leads a small committee for a school-wide spelling test in which parents collect pledges for each word spelled correctly.  Includes creating/printing packets for students to bring home (along with teacher instructions), creating/printing tests for teachers to administer, collecting and grading tests, returning graded tests to students with instructions, collecting and tallying pledge money, and purchasing, awarding and coordinating the various prizes.
  • Spring Scholastic Book Fair, Lead: OPEN – description coming soon!

PTA EVENTS

  • Magic Night, Lead: Hila Aron DixieDolphinSecretary@gmail.com and Karen Lonne karen_lonne@yahoo.com -Committee plans and coordinates event. Responsible for running concessions, ticket sales, registration and supervision of event.
  • Movie Nights, Lead: OPENdescription coming soon!
  • Parents Night Out, Leads: Shana Ballas and Michele Allen events@dixiecanyon.com – Organize and promote evening event for parents that coincides with back to school night.  Select and book venue, set menu, negotiate pricing, manage ticket sales (including online), act as host at event, & handle billing
  • Science Fair, Lead: Nick Peck nicolaspeck@gmail.com – description coming soon!
  • Skateland, Lead: Andrea Spancer – description coming soon!
  • Staff Appreciation Lunch, Lead: OPEN –  Plans the Staff Appreciation spring luncheon and coordinates an end of year gift to all teachers and staff.
  • Staff Appreciation Week, Lead: OPEN – Creates a list of suggestions for parents to show appreciation to Teachers and Staff all week; orders breakfast treats and coffee for the week.

COMMUNICATION TEAM, Lead: Chadie Faust, VP Communications dixiecommteam@gmail.com

  • Communication – Writers for the weekly and special eBlasts; Social media posts: Facebook and Twitter;  dixiecanyon.com updates and maintenance; provide information for campus bulletin boards; Graphic artists create of Posters & Flyers as needed
  • Room Parent Coordinators, Shelly Guilley and Kim Hirsch  dixierpcoord@gmail.com – Liase with classroom Room Parents, shares information and serves as point of contact for questions.
  • 5th grade Liaison, Merridith Gonzales mlg1422@me.com – informs Comm Team of 5th grade events, issues and schedules.