Welcome to the new school year at Sunset Valley Elementary!  We at the PTA are very excited. We hope this information helps you navigate our website.  The link is also available on the SVE website under the PTA tab. Please feel free to contact the PTA President, Tiffany Ippolito at mrstiffanyippolito@gmail.com.  Have you done all the items below?? Check it off as you go!

  • Spirit Wear – All sales are pre-order only.  We will not have any stock on hand to sell unless it’s previous year’s stock. Car decal and Momo Bands headbands are also available. 

  • Student Directory Opt Out - If you do NOT want to be listed in the SVE PTA Student Directory, you need to fill out this form.  Otherwise, your student's name, parents' names, address, phone number, and email will be listed in the PTA Student Directory, available online by password only to PTA family members by class.  There is NO Solicitation from this list - it is only available as a courtesy for parents to be able to contact other parents (usually for birthday party). You MUST fill out this form by August 28, 2019, or your information will be included in the directory.

  • Committees - Your school and students need YOU!  We have a lot of different areas that need YOUR volunteer help in the PTA.  There are all kinds of jobs and ways you can help - most jobs aren’t big! Please read through the descriptions and then click on the form and sign up where you feel you fit best.  If you aren't sure, please feel free to contact us at sveptacontact@gmail.com or check on the box to Help in Any Way!  The Help in Any Way committee is a great place to begin where we contact you to help with many different opportunities like bringing in treats or working short time slots at different events.  Before volunteering, make sure you have completed the background check found under the Parents tab on the SVE website.

  • PTA membership – Joining PTA as a family, extended family, or business is easy online!  Click under the membership purchasing links to add it to your cart. Each family membership costs $10.00 (plus card fee) and includes access to a FREE SVE Student Directory. Teachers, Grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and Neighbors are encouraged to join and support our school by getting an extended family membership for $8.00 (plus card fee).  We also have a great business membership available for $50 with advertising and other benefits - contact Dr. Johnson or the President for more information. Each membership is entitled to one vote in Unit meetings.

  • Yearbook ordering- You can purchase your yearbook soon!  $16 for regular softcover and $19 with name personalization.  6th graders get free personalization thanks to your PTA. Please read the instructions to get this benefit.

  • Events - Copy our events to your calendars!

What does PTA do?

What do our membership fees help provide?

  • Provide free activities throughout the year such as the Boo Hoo/Yahoo Morning, Back to School Picnic, Haunting of the Halls, Movie Night, Grandparents Visit, and the fall and Valentine’s Day parties.

  • Provide refreshments and treats at activities like 6th Grade Recognition Night & DARE graduation, MAP testing snacks, Red Ribbon Week, Field Day.

  • Donate auction items to Taste of Lee’s Summit and Holly Festival.

  • Donate money to PTA Scholarships, LS Educational Foundation, and Project Graduation.

  • Provide beautification to the school grounds.

  • Show appreciation for our wonderful staff and teachers with donations and prizes.

  • Organize the Holiday Shop, Family Fun Night carnival, and create the yearbooks.

  • Create and sell the Spirit Wear so you can show off your school pride.

  • Coordinate with the school to fundraise for needed items like replacing old equipment and adding other items to enhance your child’s learning.

  • Legislate at a National and state PTA level for our students and schools.

  • Donate $5 per student towards field trips.

  • Pay for free personalization of the yearbooks for 6th graders.

All this and more is what you are helping to provide for your SVE student when you join and support your PTA through membership and fundraisers!  There is no obligation for you to commit time to the PTA, but if you can - we love our volunteers!