Upcoming Events

 

2022-2023 PTSA Committees

  

8th Grade Dance
Committee Chair: Rebecca Madayag           


This event is planned and executed by a group of committee chairs responsible for organizing, arranging for food and beverages, publicizing the event, and recruiting volunteers to help with decorations, set up, chaperone, serving food and clean up.

 

Activity Night
6th grade Committee Chairs: Kelly HigginsKaren Devine, Kim Swenson, Shannon McCurdy  
7th grade Committee Chair: Cristy Moreira, Amanda Duffy           


Activity night gives the students an opportunity to get together with their classmates and have some fun.  Activity night is held at the school between 4:30-6:00PM including music, food and activities for the classes. A perfect opportunity for dads to show their FUN side by helping with games and activities. Parent volunteers help with publicizing the event and recruiting volunteers to help with coordinating parent/teacher chaperones, serving food, set up and clean up.

 

Communications
Committee Chairs: Andi Frey and Mechel Hoffman
Provides updates and maintains the Simpson PTSA website and calendar as necessary. Assists with administration of our PTSA FB page. Compiles, edits, and distributes weekly email newsletter, “Eagle Eye,” which is published monthly throughout the school year. Send your notices and questions to communications@simpsonptsa.org.

  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)
Committee Chair: Racquel Anderson 
Promote, advocate and support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, culturally and linguistically, in a secular way, shining the spotlight on performing/fine arts, literature, cuisines, etc. of various cultures.

 

Health and Wellness
Committee Chair: Shonda Lawary

Student health and well being to be supported via activities and programs throughout the year. Mental health wellness will also be addressed.

 

Honoring Our Heroes Essay Contest
 (ECCC has discontinued sponsoring this program)
Committee Chair: Open

Coordinates annual, school wide, written essay contest that celebrates everyday heroes.


 

Hospitality: Teacher/Staff Appreciation
Committee Chair: Amanda Monello

Organizes events throughout the year to recognize the efforts of our teachers and staff.

 

Kindness Initiative
Committee Chair: Aimee Ballenger and Angela Rash

Plan and coordinate kindness activities for Simpson Students

 

Membership
Committee Chairs: Open

This committee is responsible for data input of PTA members, collating membership benefit packets and cards, and ensuring that they are distributed to all members in a timely manner. It also entails working with the Treasurer each month to submit appropriate forms to Georgia PTA.

 

Partners in Education
Committee Chairs: Jennifer Saboura and Open Co-Chair

Solicits, organizes, and communicates with community business partners to provide support for our school at a variety of functions. Works closely with the school’s representative responsible for our Partners in Education. Promotes important relationships with our business community who support our PTA.


 

Red Ribbon Week

Committee Chair: Yvette Echols, Jyostna Dinadayalane, Amanda Monello

Student driven “Red Ribbon Week”, the longest-running and largest anti-drug campaign initiative in the US. As a volunteer, you will work directly with the student team and School Principal on theme and activities to bring awareness to issues which safeguard our children. Coordinate decorations, communication and anything else to support the schools vision.

 

Reflections
Committee Chairs: Pearl Nair and Becky Kilimnik

This is a National PTA program that encourages artistic expression in dance, film, music, literature, visual arts, and photography. This committee promotes the program, assembles a panel of judges to select category winners for submission and recognizes students that participate.

 

School Store

Committee Chair: Erika Emerick and Open Co-Chair

School Store sells convenience items such as pencils, pens, notebooks, Simpson spirit items and spirit wear.  This committee will purchase stock, price for profit, set schedule and recruit volunteers to work store. 

 

Spirit Wear
Committee Chair: Erika Emerick

Encourages school spirit, primarily through spirit wear available for sale on Simpson PTSA Website. Responsible for selecting a company for production, placing orders, and distributing orders to students.

 

Steamapalooza 
Committee Chair: Kimberley Massey

Steamapalooza is a popular fun evening event focusing on all things STEAM related.