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Elections for 2021-2022 School Year

PTA Elections: May 25 2021 6pm

2021-2022 School Year

Dear Toler Elementary Families, 

Election season is here for our next PTA Executive Board for the 2021 – 2022 School Year.  Toler PTA is looking for fresh volunteers whowant to have an active role in this wonderful school community of families and teachers.

Toler feels like a close community because of our dedicated educators and volunteers making a difference in our children’s education and school fellowship through PTA sponsored programs. These programs include various fundraisers and events; such as Scholastic Book Fair, educational programs; Scholastic News for Kids and supporting the Sage Garden Project. Toler PTA also provides transportation for field trips, funds special assemblies, family nights, Teacher Grants, Staff Appreciation, and School Spirit Wear.

If you want to nominate someone or nominate yourself for the positions listed please email our current President Arricka.likavec@gmail.com or Secretary, tolerptakeith@gmail.com  The election will be held on May 25, at 6pm with the Zoom link to be sent out at a later date. As a reminder, current PTA members can vote during the election. If you would like to sign up and become a member of the PTA, please click on this link: https://jointotem.com/ca/san-diego/william-p-toler-elementary-pta

Please take a look at the descriptions below for following executive board positions; President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer (any background in accounting/book keeping is a plus!), are the most important to fill in order to have a fully functioning PTA executive Board. Also check out https://tolerpta.com/board-descriptions/for more information.

Open Executive Board Positions

President

Time Commitment: (8-12 hours per month, varies)

Busiest Times of Year: beginning of the year but flattens out; additional special projects

Oversees and coordinates the work of an executive board to run a PTA effectively

Presides at PTA board and association meetings

Serves as the official contact, communicator and representative of a PTA

Designated as an authorized signer for PTA checks, contracts and authorizations for payment

Serves as ex-officio member of all committees except the nominating committee Works with other PTA leaders to connect families, school and community to support student success

Vice President 

Time Commitment: 3-6 hours per month, (busiest time is Back-to-School, varies ongoing)

Works as the primary aide to the president

Helps lead a PTA towards specific goals consistent with PTA purposes and policies

Performs president’s duties in his or her absence

Carries out other duties outlined in unit bylaws and standing rules or as assigned

Secretary

Time Commitment: (2-3 hours per month, busiest following each PTA meeting)

Takes minutes at board and association meetings

Co-signs formal papers with president: authorizations for payment, resolutions and formal letters

Handles PTA correspondence as directed by the president

Maintains and preserves PTA records and important documents to pass on at the end of the term

Treasurer

Time Commitment: 4-6 hours per month, including attending PTA meetings.

Maintains permanent records to track unit funds and financial transactions

Chairs budget committee and prepares annual budget for adoption by the association

Pays all PTA bills as authorized by board or association

Prepares reports for every board and association meeting and an annual financial report

Ensures taxes and reports required by PTA bylaws, insurance or federal and state governments are completed and submitted by the due dates

-2022
All Available Positions
President^
Vice President^
Secretary^
Treasurer^
Auditor^ see description
http://toolkit.capta.org/job-descriptions/auditor/
Membership^
Community Outreach Volunteer Coordinator Fundraising Coordinator Historian-Year Book Parliamentarian
New Kinder Liaison
Room Teacher Coordinator
5th Grade Committee (2 person position)
Communications
http://toolkit.capta.org/job-descriptions/job- description-for-communications/


Program Chairs
Halloween Carnival*
Scholastic Book Fair (2 person position) Booster-thon Fundraiser (2 person positions) Ace Awards
Toler Wear
Toler Trekkers*
Programs and Assemblies* Sports Days Coordinator*

*In person social events or programs may be postponed or modified due to COVID-19 restrictions. ^Positions that must be filled for a functioning PTA board
Visit https://tolerpta.com/board-descriptions/pta/job-descriptions/ https://capta.org/pta-leaders/run-your-pta/job-descriptions/
Thank you for being a part of Toler PTA! Sincerely,
Arricka Likavec, Toler PTA President

Virtual Halloween House Party!

Join us this Friday after school at 3:30 for a virtual Halloween party! Come in your costume and get ready for some spooky fun! Zoom meeting info will be sent by email soon. See you then!

Storybook Pumpkin Contest

In lieu of of the annual poster contest, the Toler Elementary PTA is hosting a virtual pumpkin decorating contest, decorate a pumpkin to look like your favorite character in a book!

How to enter:

1. Choose your favorite book character.

2. Get a pumpkin, it can be big or small, real or fake,even drawings!

3. Decorate your pumpkin to look like your character.

4. Fill out an entry form by 10/26, and be sure to upload a picture of your pumpkin! Click here for form

Pumpkin images will be put into a slideshow and will be shown during the virtual Halloween Houseparty after school on Friday October 30th.

One winner per grade level will be chosen, each winner will receive a $10 Amazon gift card.

Coffee Talk with the PTA

Lets talk about us, what we are doing, and how we can better our school and community. Join us Monday September 10th at 7:45am outside Primetime by the tables, and 8:45 outside the front gate.
Bring you ideas on how we can improve our school, get to know us, and find out how you can help.
We will have free coffee and snacks, all you have to do is say hi!

New School Year, Time to Renew

Now that the school year has started, it is now time to join or renew your Toler PTA membership. You can sign up online with the link below, or keep an eye out for the flyer that will be sent home with your student next week.

Why join the Toler PTA?
✏️ It’s good for your child to see you involved in school.
✏️ You are helping to support the many events, activities, and programs offered by Toler PTA.
✏️ You’ll get connected and know what’s going on.
✏️ You’ll be part of a network with other parents like you.
✏️ You’ll make a difference.
✏️ You’ll help raise necessary funds.
✏️ It’s flexible, you help where you can.
✏️ Your voice and option matters.
Other frequent questions:
Q: Who can join the PTA?
A: Anyone!
Q: How much does it cost?
A: $10
Q: What am I committing to?
A: You can help with committees and events as your schedule allows, or you can just support the PTA with your annual dues & donations. You do what is best for your family.
JOIN HERE –> https://jointotem.com/ca/san-diego/william-p-toler-elementary-pta/join

New and Returning Students Playdate

Please join us for an end of summer playdate. All new and returning students and their families are invited for a play date Saturday August 25th at the playground at South Clairemont Park 3605 Clairemont Dr. San Diego, CA 92117 from 10:30am-12:30pm. This is a great opportunity for incoming TK and Kindergarten students to make new friends and make a positive association with their new school before their first official day. Let’s get them excited to

be a part of Toler Elementary!
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It is also a great opportunity for parents to meet one
We can’t wait to get to know you and your TK and Kindergarteners!
If you have any questions please contact Renee Clancy your PTA secretary at
reneeclancy@yahoo.com or Kendra Schwartz your PTA Kindergarten Liaison
at
kendranotes@gmail.com

Boudin Sourdough Dinner Fundraiser

We’ll be raising funds for Toler Elementary where 30% of sales (excluding tax and alcohol)from dine in and TO GO purchases will donated to us. Not including online orders.
Please bring this flyer either printed or displayed on your mobile device.
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5407 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA 92111
Wednesday Februrary 22, 2017
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Sock Hop Saturday February 11th 4-6 PM

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Join us This Saturday for Toler’s first annual dance, brought to you by the Toler PTA.
The dance will be fun for the whole family and admission is free!
all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Cotton candy and popcorn will be sold.

Energy Troopers: Help earn $1,000 for Toler

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How it works – a new way to energize our school!
Save Energy and Earn Money for our School:

Energy Troopers encourages people to cut back on energy usage during certain peak periods, reducing carbon emissions. Your school competes against other schools to see who can have the most enrollments and maximum energy savings. Grand prize is $25,000!
How to enroll – it’s simple:
1. Visit http://www.energytroopers.org and click on Enroll Today (You need to be an SDG&E or SCE customer).

2. Choose the school you are fundraising for.

3. Select your utility and enter your utility account information.

4. Sign off on the utility form.

5. Provide ways to contact you when the electricity grid needs your help.
How to save energy – anyone can do it:

1. EnergyTroopers will notify you (the day before and/or the morning of) about specific hours when the grid is strained and running polluting power plants.

2. Save energy during these hours however you can (turn off some lights, turn down the A/C, delay running appliances, such as your washer/dryer, dishwasher, pool pumps, etc.).

3. Watch as the more you save, the closer your school gets to winning prizes and the mega award!
Deadline to sign up is December 9, 2016.
Visit http://www.energytroopers.org for more information.

Restaurant Night

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Chili’s is hosting our October Restaurant event! Join us for the Chili’s give back event on Tuesday October 18th or Wednesday 19th anytime between 11AM and 10PM. Stop by for lunch or dinner. Have a fun meal out and support Toler Elementary PTA.
Bring in the event flyer to your server in order for 15% of your purchase to be donated to Toler. Click here to download the flyer.
See you at Chili’s!