Programs and Events

Arts in Education – A beloved Spring event filled with professional performers of all varieties for an entire day of fine and performing arts experiences for the students. Committee chairs plan the event, determine rotation schedules, and schedule all artists.

Blood Drive – In collaboration with the Red Cross, Tritt hosts two Blood Drives each school year (one in the Fall and one in the Spring). Chair organizes the event and schedules with the Red Cross.

Book Fair – Twice annual fund raiser for the Tritt Media Center. Scholastic sets the dates and brings the books, the chairs are responsible for volunteer scheduling, setup and sales.

Bullying Awareness Week – A new PTA event this year, we are looking forward to a week’s worth of events centering around an anti-bullying campaign for the students. Details will be determined by the chairs.

Front Desk (Clerical) – Organizes a group of volunteers to tend the front welcome desk on a daily basis to provide staff support. Chair also keeps information current and desk supplies stocked.

Community Outreach – Oversees, plans and organizes a variety of outreach events – for example, back to school donation collection (item requests vary), Halloween candy collection for Troops, and Thanksgiving food drive for food pantries.

Copy Cats – Organizes a group of volunteers to complete bulk copying requests for Tritt staff and teachers, and maintains copying supplies.

Diversity/Inclusion – Will plan and execute a NEW international fair type event to represent Tritt’s diverse culture. Details are to be determined by committee chairs.

D.U.D.E.S. – Dads Using Days to Encourage Students volunteer one day or half day per school year (or as often as they can) to spend time on Tritt’s campus doing everything from staff support to science experiments. You will have lunch with and go to specials with your own students, but will otherwise do a variety of needed tasks around the school. Chairs maintain the master list, order official t-shirts and schedule larger D.U.D.E.S. projects.

Environmental – Organizes and maintains all of Tritt’s recycling efforts, maintains some of Tritt’s most beloved green spaces – Nature Nook and Trail, and aids in maintaining our Clean Air School status. Chair also plans a week’s worth of activities for Earth Week.

Exceptional Children’s Week – A week’s worth of activities focusing on the education and celebration of learning differences, and differences in abilities. Chairs schedule all events and speakers, and staffs the Be Who U R t-shirt sales.

Family Engagement – Provides a variety of free educational opportunities for Tritt parents throughout the year to encourage their connection to and safety of their students – for example, Internet Safety. Chair schedules each speaker and event.

Fifth Grade Activities – Plans and executes a variety of activities for our graduating class during the last weeks of school. Chairs plan and organize t-shirts, memory books, silhouettes, as well as a 5th grade fun night, class breakfast, graduation walk and other last week of school events.

Fund Raising – This year we will be fund raising on our own with our PTA annual Tiger Dash/Obstacle Course! In the past, chairs have collaborated with the fund raising company and administration/teachers to schedule. This year, they organize and schedule volunteers as well as fund collection.

Health & Wellness – Coordinates and oversees all bus safety programs including K&1st wrist band program and Bus Safety Week. Provides a variety of opportunities for students to engage in healthy activities. Is responsible for coordinating an annual health and safety program for each grade level. Organizes a group of volunteers to comprise the Wellness Team to focus on advancing these priorities for our children and families

Hospitality – Coordinates a group of volunteers to provide decoration, food and drink for the Teacher Luncheon, 2 PTA Board Meetings, Arts in Ed, Partners in Ed and/or other events.

ILC – Organizes a group of volunteers to assist in the ILC primarily with reshelving books and media materials.

Literacy – Oversees all of our reading initiatives, including Six Flags: Read to Success. 

Parking Lot Party – A big party on the Tritt field with our Partners in Education. Food, drinks and other goodies will be available for purchase as a 5th Grade Activities fund raiser. Chairperson coordinates with vendors and 5th Grade Activities to plan and execute the event.

School Dance – Details of the annual school dance will be determined, planned and executed by the chairperson. Dinner is typically available for purchase during the dance.

Sister School – The chairperson serves as a liaison between Tritt and LaBelle Elementary communicating their needs to our families. Chair also coordinates donation opportunities.

Tritt Trot – Our annual 1 mile fun run and 5K road race, complete with awards and trophies. Chairs plan and execute all details related to this event – including route coordination and ordering of awards.