What is PTSA?

The PTSA (Parent-Teacher-Student-Association) is a private, non-profit organization of parents, teachers, students, and community members who strive to better the lives of children. We are part of an association that is organized at the local, state, and national levels. By joining your local PTSA, you are automatically a member of Jeffco PTA, Colorado PTA and National PTA. The PTSA is the largest child advocacy volunteer organization which  peaks for the interest of all children and their safety, health, welfare, and education.

Why Join PTSA?

When you join the West Woods Elementary PTSA, you join a community that encourages student achievement and enriches the learning environment. We believe in building partnerships between our families and our schools. Together we can make a difference.  Additionally, your membership dues help to fund our work at WWE.

How Does PTSA Support Our School?

Your West Woods Elementary PTSA supports all children in our school. We reinforce and strengthen classroom studies by providing teachers with money for field trips and classroom materials. We coordinate volunteers as the school and staff request. We sponsor a variety of events, programs and projects including, but not limited to:

To Finance these Activities, the Following Fundraisers are Promoted:

And a few special community events serve additionally serve as fundraisers:

What Does Your PTSA Membership Cost?

$10.00 per parent or community member and $6.25 per student.  Membership is effective September to September. JOIN NOW!

What Do I Get With My Membership? What is required of me if I join?

Your membership ensures your vote in PTSA-related activities. We encourage your attendance at three general meetings per year, but attendance is not required. Meetings are held monthly.  THe time and dates for 2014-2015 will be determined soon.  We love our volunteers and encourage you to find an area of WWE PTSA’s work that interests you.  We hope for your meaningful involvement with our work, but you are not required to do anything if you join PTSA.

Your PTSA provides a venue for you to contribute to your student’s success. You also have access to the CO State PTA and National PTA websites www.copta.org and www.pta.org. These sites contain parenting education, advocacy information and on-line learning tools.

Have more questions?  Email us at wweptsa@gmail.com.

Current Funding Goals

WWE PTSA has several current funding goals. 1. Playground Refurbishment PTSA has opened a Playground Refurbishment Fund that has a current balance of $12,000.  During the 2015-2016 school year, we hope to begin planning improvements to the playground.  The expectation is that this work will be completed in phases and will take several years, both …

Executive Board & Committee Chair List

2018-2019 Executive Board President Stevie Peonio Responsibilities: Golf Tournament; Field Day; Junior Great Books; Membership; Outreach; Apparel; Giving Tree Vice President Margo Grieve Responsibilities: Hospitality; Staff Appreciation; Class Parties/Pack Parents; Carnival; Talent Show; Social Events; Missoula Children’s Theater; Healthy Schools Team Vice President Courtney Johnson Responsibilities: Communications (Marquee; FaceBook, Website; Wolf Tracks; Bulletin Board); EduKits …

Giving & Grants by WWE PTSA

Due to the generosity of the WWE community of students, teachers, staff, parents, grandparents and business members who make our programs, special events and fundraising efforts such a success, WWE PTSA has a long-standing tradition of extremely supportive grants to WWE.  The following is a detail of Grants totaling over $400,000 since the 2008-2009 School …

How to Get Involved

Would you like to get more involved?  Here’s how! If you have not already done so, please join PTSA.  You can do so by completing the Membership Registration Form. Already a member?  Let us know where you’d like to help by completing our Volunteer Interest Form.  You can read more about the various committees who …

Mission, Vision & Purpose

West Woods Elementary Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) Mission To support the Mission of West Woods Elementary School by: Supporting and speaking on behalf of children, youth and families in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children, youth and families; Being a relevant resource for …

New Family Information

Welcome New West Woods Families!   Whether you are a transfer from Meiklejohn or just a new family to West Woods, we are so happy that you will be joining the West Woods Elementary community this year. The following information is current for the 2017-2018 school year: School Supply Lists Click here to view a …