description and interest form
There are many opportunities at Plano Senior for parents and community partners to get involved!
Your help is needed!
All PTSA positions are crucial to the success of the PSHS PTSA.
With this in mind, please take a look at the “Board and Committee Positions with Descriptions”, choose a job you would like to do, and let us know that you are interested through the "Interest Form".
Coordinate the work of the officers and committee chairmen. Presides over all meetings of the association, and represents the local unit as a delegate to council, State and National PTA.
___ 1st V.P. – Membership
To recruit PTA members, keep current list of membership, and head up the committee to select PTA Life Members.
___ 2nd V.P. – Communication
Oversee the eNews, press releases, website, social media and other communications that originate from PTSA.
___ 3rd V.P. – Volunteers
Organizes and coordinates all volunteer programs and/or activities. Maintains records of all volunteer hours.
___ 4th V.P. – Ways and Means
Organizes and coordinates all fundraising activities and develops fundraising strategy.
Records minutes of all meetings, notifies board members of upcoming meetings, keeps attendance records and maintains PTA office supplies. Maintain the required documents of the association.
Acts as custodian of all PTA funds, maintains all bank records and presents financial statements, and prepares tax return for year served. Also serves as chairman of the budget committee.
Coordinates yearly by-law review committee and nominating committee. Attends all PTA meetings. Advice the presiding officer on parliamentary procedures.
Standing Committee Chairmen and Duties:
___ Programs: responsible for the overall planning, organization, implementation and coordination of the PTSA’s educational, parenting and special programs sponsored by the PTSA. Works with Arts in Education, Diversity and Sage Chairman to coordinate activities and communications.
___ Hospitality: coordinates hospitality events for teachers and staff and coordinates volunteers and food for the council of PTAs luncheon.
___ Council Delegate: attend monthly meetings of the Plano ISD Council of PTAs and present a report at the subsequent PTSA Board Meetings.
___ Corresponding Secretary: coordinate any written correspondence of the PTSA i.e. Thank you notes, etc.
___ Community Outreach: Work with PISD Council Community Outreach Chair, providing necessary resources to support and promote district-wide initiatives, helping schools with limited resources. Chair will work with the PSHS administrators in support of our students and families in need. Communicate this information, as needed, to our school community to engage their participation.
___ Senior Plano After Prom: responsible for the overall planning, organization, implementation and
coordination of the PSHS After Prom Event.
___ Senior Lunch: responsible for the overall planning, organization, implementation and coordination of the PSHS Senior Lunch.
___ Spirit Committee: support and promote spirit for future Wildcats with feeder schools from elementary and up. Reach out to schools with promotional items and motivating activities that encourage enthusiasm and pride for students who will attend PSHS.
___ Spirit Wear: responsible for designing, ordering, selling and keeping inventory of spirit wear and spirit items.
Special Committee Chairmen and Duties:
___ Arts in Education: schedule, plan and coordinate the Reflections program, submit entries to Council.
___ Copy Coordinator: coordinate volunteers for the copy room at PSHS.
___ Library Assistant Coordinator: coordinate volunteers for the Library at PSHS.
___ Practice Test Coordinator: coordinate, schedule and administer practice college entrance exams by working with an outside test company.
___ SAGE (Special and Gifted Education): support and promote awareness of the activities of the SAGE organizations in the community
___ Scholarships: maintain a detailed record of designated scholarship monies. Provide required reports and information to the treasurer regarding scholarships. Prepare scholarship letter(s) that includes detailed procedures and deadlines for claiming the scholarships.
___ Stay Day: coordinate, schedule vendors for STUCO sponsored stay day events.
___ Ticket Sales: coordinate ticket sales for PSHS Homecoming, Senior Prom and Plano After Prom.
Why join the PTSA? Welcome New Families
Successful students make successful schools— which make thriving communities. Everyone benefits when you support students!
The Unofficial Parent Guide to
Plano Senior High School
Here are little known facts about PSHS traditions written by parents for parents:
- Tuesday, August 18
- Monday, August 24
- Tuesday, September 1
- Monday, September 7
- Tuesday, September 8
- Tuesday, September 15
- Tuesday, October 6
You MUST have completed a background check through PISD before volunteering. Please note that your Plano ISD Volunteer Application must be renewed each year (CLICK HERE TO RENEW).