Our Mission

The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) strives to make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

PTA Values

Collaboration:  We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.

Commitment:  We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.

Diversity:  We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.

Respect:  We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.

Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.

  • To be involved in your student’s educational environment and to get to know other families and GES staff. 

  • To support GES teachers and staff with teacher-grants and appreciation events.

  • To support PTA-sponsored school activities and events.

  • To teach your child the importance of volunteering.

  • To show your child you value his/her education.

  • To get access to a directory of contact information for your child's class and grade.

  • To support the Patriot Newsletter, which is compiled by the PTA.

  • To support the GES yearbook, which is compiled by the PTA.

What Events Are Sponsored by the PTA?

How Does the PTA Support GES Staff?

  • By providing teacher assistance grants

  • With teacher appreciation events every other month and a full week of events in the spring

  • By purchasing supplies and equipment

  • By engaging families in the educational environment

  • By supporting and organizing school events

  • By acting as a bridge between GES staff and parents

  • By creating a network of volunteers willing to assist staff

What Events Does the PTA Organize?

  • Boo Hoo Breakfast

  • Donuts for Dads

  • Muffins for Moms

  • Book fairs

  • Read-A-Thon

  • Family Fun Night - Harvest Dance

  • Pajama Reading Night

  • Black History Month Program

  • International Night

  • Spring Grounds Clean Up

  • Staff Appreciation Week

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