Join the Rumsey Station PTO: Paying members can vote at the general assembly and will recieve the 2021-2022 Directory. Membership can be paid through the PTO PayPal or via check (payable to the Rumsey Station PTO). You can sign up here. Membership is $20 per household.
Why Join the Rumsey Station PTO?
- Students Benefit - Participating in your child’s school and showing engagement helps them perform better academically.
- The School Benefits - The PTO sponsors classroom parties, gives cash for staff (classroom enrichment), and purchases books for our Library. Some long term items purchased for the school included but are not limited to Gaga ball pit, water bottle fillers, and playground equipment. The PTO plans and executes several fun events such as movie night, Bingo for Books, and restaurant night outs.
- Make Connections - Each member receives a school wide student directory. Excellent opportunity to get to know teachers and staff as well as make friends while you volunteer and serve your community.
Would you like to be the first to know about Volunteer Opportunities in the school? Please join our mailing list here!
Below is a list of proposed activities for the 2021-2022 school year, if you are interested in volunteering for an event, click on the event below and type Rumsey into the Signup Genius!
- Fundraising: This year Rumsey Station has partnered with Boosterthon to host a Fun Run for the kids to help meet this year's fundraising goal. If you would like to get involved with the planning, helping pass out the prizes, or even help on the event day, this is for you.
- Working Wednesdays: Come on in and help out the staff with some of the projects that they need for their classrooms. Its a great way to get involved and help the school at the same time.
- Popcorn Days: Looking for a way to bring smiles back to the school? Four times a year, we provide a special treat for students and staff! We are looking for volunteers to help pop, bag, and handout the popcorn. The PTO will provide supplies.
- Outdoor Movie Night: This year the PTO will be hosting an Outdoor Movie Night! The Movie Volunteers will work as a team with the PTO to help set-up, run concessions (popcorn!), chaperone during the event, and to assist with tear down this spring - Date TBD.
- DARE (6th Grade Only): The DARE Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teachers to plan, assist with the activities and coordination for the DARE Program.
- Harvest Party: The Harvest Party Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teacher to plan, assist with the classroom during the party, and to take pictures of Harvest Party on October 29th.
- Parent Teacher Conference Meals: We are looking for volunteers to help coordinate a pot-luck style dinner for the 25 faculty members who will participate in Parent Teacher Conferences (as they will be unable to leave for dinner).
- Winter Party: The Winter Party Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teacher to plan, assist with the classroom during the party, and to take pictures of Winter Party on December 17th.
- Valentine’s Day Party: The Valentine's Day Party Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teacher to plan, assist with the classroom during the party, and to take pictures of Valentine's Day Party on February 14th.
- Staff Appreciation Month: The PTO will provide funding to celebrate our staff in the month of May. We are looking for volunteers to help plan and coordinate special activities to celebrate them.
- 6th Grade Party: The time has come to say good-bye to our 6th graders. Let's celebrate their time here and send them off in style. The 6th Grade Party Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teacher to plan, assist with the classroom during the party, and to take pictures of 6th Grade end of year party.
- Field Day: The end of the year has come, let's celebrate as a school on Field Day. The Field Day Volunteers will work as a team directly with their student's teacher and PTO to plan, assist with the classroom during the day, and to take pictures.
Please always feel free to reach out to us at rumseystationPTO@plcschools.org.
Ways to Earn Money for Rumsey Station Elementary School:
Box Tops 4 Education: Box Tops is changing to fit today's families. The new and improved Box Tops mobile app uses state-of-the-art technology to scan your store receipt, anytime within 14 days of purchase, find participating products and instantly add Box Tops to Rumsey Station’s earnings online. Traditional Box Tops clips are being phased out of production, but may continue to be found on many products throughout the store to remind you to scan your receipt. $934,906,604 Total school earnings with Box Tops since 1996...and counting
Baker's Rewards: BakersPlus is committed to helping local communities grow and prosper. Year after year, local schools, will earn money through Baker's Community Rewards. Just add Rumsey Station to your Community Rewards.
Coke Points: Through Coca-Cola Give, you can support Rumsey Station by donating your codes. Enter the codes from bottle caps, 12-packs & cases of Coke, Powerade, Minute Maid & Dasani.
TAGG: This app allows you to scan receipts from local participating TAGG Businesses so Rumsey Station gets a kickback! Download the app here. If you'd like to refer a business to partner with TAGG you could earn $25 or $50 just for encouraging businesses to join TAGG! Learn more here: www.
Amazon Smile: AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Rumsey Station every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. Visit AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, and select a Rumsey Station to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to Rumsey Station.
PayPal: An online method to donate money directly to the Rumsey Station PTO.