About PTA

What does PTA do with our fundraising dollars?

  • PTA contributes $29 per child in programs and grants.
  • $14,000 in yearly grants to Cheatham Hill Elementary teachers to spend in the classroom.
  • Grants given to the Clinic, Media Center, Music, Spanish, Art, and PE.
  • In addition to planning fun family events such as Fall Festival, Turkey Trot, Holiday Shop and Sping Dance, the Cheatham Hill PTA also sponsors the Reflections Contest, Rocket Reader Program, Art Show, International Night, our Visiting Authors Program, Junior Achievement Program, Reading Coaches, ASP Kilometer Kids, and the Science Fair.
  • PTA purchases agendas for every student in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at Cheatham Hil Elementary.

Membership Fundraiser

 

WE NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP DONATION!

Donations are our main source of funding.  We can continue to be a non selling PTA with your donation.  Please support our Cheatham Hill PTA by purchasing your membership today.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

For membership, click here.


Meet the PTA Board

PTA Executive Board

President

Jenna Belfanti   

803-309-1758

 jmbelfanti@gmail.com

Co-Vice President

Dana Davis

678-517-4303

 davis5379@bellsouth.net

Co-Vice President

Kristen Ouderkirk

404-310-9627

 kouderkirk@comcast.net

Secretary        

Kim Keene Davis

404-921-7399

 kimkeene222@yahoo.com

Treasurer

Alejandra Constantino

 

 

Principal

Keeli Bowen

678-594-8034

 keeli.bowen@cobb12.org

 

PTA Board of Directors

 Teacher

 

 

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 Teacher

 Cindy Wagner

 

Cindy.Wagner@cobbk12.org    

 Teacher

 Lisa Bone   Lisa.Bone@cobbk12.org  

 Teacher   

 Nicole Meador  

Nicole.Meador@cobbk12.org

Diversity Outreach Committee Chair Alejandra Constantino 678-517-4479 aleconstan@hotmail.com
Cash for Trash Committee Chair Amanda Petersen 225-266-7876 cmanda@gmail.com

Hospitality and Spirit Store Committee Chair

 Amy Gomez 678-354-4033

amg6102@hotmail.com

Legislative Committee Chair

 Amy Mullohan

678-866-3313 amy@mollomania.com

Community Outreach Committee Chair

April Sandifer 404-314-1646 april.sandifer@cobbk12.org
Turkey Trot Committee Chair Bethany Chatterjee    

Reading Coaches Committee Chair

 Becky Peninger

.256-483-0574

beckypeninger@gmail.com

Room Parents Committee Chair

 Cristina Rafferty

404-271-3388

cristinarafferty@bellsouth.net

Membership Committee Chair

 Cristy Griffith

678-557-1388

cristygriffith@gmail.com

Hospitality and Spirit Store Committee Chair

 Crystal Massingill

678-575-7187

cmassingill@bellsouth.net

Committee Chair

 Cyndi Godwin

770-856-7761

cyndigodwin@gmail.com

 Art Show Committee Chair

Fay McLaughlin

678-472-4950

faymclaughlin@comcast.ne

Spiritwear Committee Chair

 Hannah Bailey 770-241-3836

hanna530@yahoo.com

Science Fair Committee Chair

 Holly Drury

770-870-4316

holly@rep-tech.net

Junior Achievement Committee Chair

Jaclyn Chisamore 404-579-6114 jaclyn.chisamore@gmail.com

Family Spirit Nights  Committee Chair

Janet Moots

770-366-0790

janetmoots@gmail.com

Family Spirit Nights  Committee Cahir Jenny Dickerson 678-879-3557 jmb_designs@yahoo.com

Red Ribbon Week Committee Chair

Jocelyn Gordon Walker

678-458-9199

jocelyngwalker@gmail.com

Spring Dance Committee Chair

Kelly Sheriff

404-468-4396

kelly_s95@rocketmail.com

Fall Festival and Committee Chair

Kim Keene Davis

404-921-7399 kimkeene222@yahoo.com
Reflections Committee Chair

 Kristie Peterson

678-378-5652 kristieh124@hotmail.com
Yearbook Committee Chair

Tarez Mercer

770-855--3758/ 770-745-9331 tarez.mercer@gmail.com

 

 

In addition, we also have four “Teacher/PTA representatives” this year that will serve as PTA Board Members.

 


Committees Link

CHEATHAM HILL PTA

2016/2017 ACTIVITIES AND COMMITTEES       

 

Arts in Education (Cultural Arts & Young Authors)

Cheatham Hill PTA promotes educational programs for the awareness of the arts through a diverse selection of performances throughout the school year. Students are taught and entertained by professional performing groups on a variety of subjects that enhance the students’ educational learning. Children’s authors are also brought to the school to educate students about their profession and motivate the students to read as they share their joy of reading and writing with the students.  Volunteers help promote visiting authors and the cultural events at the school. 

Contact:   Amy Gomez              678-354-4033        amg6102@hotmail.com

               Crystal Massingill       6785757187          cmassingill@bellsouth.net

Art Show

A yearly art show that showcases artwork from every student in the school.  This show is held during the March PTA general meeting and parents are invited to attend and purchase student artwork.  Volunteers help prep the art work and staff the Art Show.

Contact:  Fay McLaughlin     678-472-4950    faymclaughlin@comcast.net        

Cash for Trash

A fundraiser of items normally thrown away.  Parents collect Box Tops for Education logos, Campbell’s soup labels, aluminum cans, newspapers and other items.  Volunteers help collect, process the items and help in awarding the classes quarterly. 

Contact:     .

Community Outreach

We reach out, through the help of the school social worker, to Cheatham Hill families in need. PTA holds The Champion Giving Tree in December, Food Drive for the holidays and other drives as the need arises.  Volunteers help promote and carry out various food and clothing drives.

Contact:        .

Fall Festival

This is our biggest fundraiser of the year!  A fun Fall Family event with inflatable’s and interactive games that you can win tickets for prizes, entertainment, vendor/local business booths, Boy Scouts providing food service, our famous Pumpkin Walk, Balloon Artist, cotton candy, popcorn, arts and crafts, Pumpkin Coloring Contest, and Raffles. This events planning, publicity, ticket sales, decorating, and games are staffed by Parent and BETA Club Volunteers.

Contact:     Kim Davis       404-921-7399                 Kimkeene222@yahoo.com

Family Nights

Monthly, PTA holds a family night at Chick-Fil-A, Sparkles, Stevie B’s Pizza, Otter’s, Zaxby’s, Marietta Pizza Company, Yogli Mogli, Xderaline, Bounce U,  Skyzone, and other businesses in the area.  Volunteers help with planning and publicity of each activity.

Contact:   

Fifth Grade Party

This is our  End of year celebration for outgoing 5th graders as the move on to Middle School.  Volunteers help with planning, publicity, baking food items and decorating.

Contact:    

               

Diversity Outreach-International night

  A new Committee that’s blending with Hispanic Outreach to build on the awareness of students heritages, culture and educate on that Diversity. Programs are provided to better educate and inform the Spanish speaking families at Cheatham Hill.  Educational seminars are planned for the year including information about report cards, conferences, and testing. Heritage Week, a new week full of showcasing heritages and cultures, ending with a Heritage Night when we showcase our students own heritage presentations. Volunteers help with planning and publicity of all programs

Contact:  Alejandra Constantino         aleconstan@hotmail.com

Hospitality

The PTA provides lunch and snacks to the support staff of Cheatham Hill Elementary School (Teachers, Office staff, Cafeteria Staff, Custodians and Bus Drivers), several times throughout the school year. This committee is the way the PTA says "Thank you!"  Volunteers purchase or make items for these select days and also help with serving and cleanup.

Contact:     .

Health & Youth Services (Turkey Trot)

A family run/jog/walk event on a Saturday to help promote health and fitness.  Volunteers help with planning and promoting the event.

Contact: 

Junior Achievement

JA is a volunteer-driven program that teaches students to dream big and reach their potential.  JA's hands-on approach teaches the students about entrepreneurship and understanding financial concepts.  Volunteers use kits provided by JA with all the needed materials to teach classes that are approximately 1 hour per week for 5 weeks in the spring.   It is a fun way to interact with kids and provide them with insight into how money works. 

Contact: 

Legislative

Cheatham Hill PTA provides the General Membership legislative information affecting the school and our students on a local, state and national level.  Volunteers monitor state, local and national legislation regarding education and inform the general membership on important issues through monthly newsletter. 

Contact:     Amy Mollohan         678-570-0550           amy@mollomania.com

Membership

Your one-time contribution will ensure our programs continue without unnecessary fundraising drives.   PTA is dedicated to improving the well being of all children.  This is the first step to being involved in your child’s education.  Volunteers promote PTA, distribute enlistment letters and distribute membership cards.

Contact:    Cristy Griffith          678-557-1388             cristygriffith@gmail.com

                Terri Clark               678-761-2891             terriclark11@yahoo.com

Parent Involvement (Room Parents)

When parents are involved at home and school, children do better in school.  All of our programs are open to parent involvement. We invite you to give us at least 3 hours of volunteer time for the year.  Please look for opportunities monthly. Volunteers can help as a Room Parent or assist with other activities within the classroom.  Volunteers can also help with any PTA sponsored functions.

Contact:   Cristina Rafferty     404-271-3388             cristinarafferty@bellsouth.net

Reading Coaches

Students receive one-on-one structured reading time with a volunteer for thirty-minute weekly.  Volunteers work out a schedule that is good for the teacher, student as well as the volunteer.  The students are appointed by the teacher.  Reading material is provided.   

Contact:      Becky Peninger      256-483-0574         beckypeninger@gmail.com

Red Ribbon Week

A week long campaign for the students in October designed to increase awareness in drug, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use addictions.  Volunteers help plan, promote, collect and distribute the activities daily to the students.

Contact:     Jocelyn Walker       678-458-9199        jocelyngwalker@gmail.com

Reflections

This event is Sponsored by the National PTA.  Students submit works of art relating to the national theme “What is your story?” in 6 categories; Film production, Photography, Literature, Visual Arts, Music Composition, and Dance Choreography. School winners may go on to compete at the District, State and National level.  Volunteers distribute information, honor participants and send entries to the council level during the fall.

Contact:   Cyndi Godwin            770-856-7761          cyndigodwin@gmail.com

                Kristie Peterson        678-378-5652          kristieh124@hotmail.com

Rocket Reader

A monthly reading program that encourages students to read more and rewards them for doing so which in turn instills in them the love of reading.  Volunteers’ process completed “mission cards” monthly and help with the end of year awards reception.

Contact:     .

Science Fair

This is an opportunity for the Kindergarten through 5th grade to become familiar with the scientific method.  Student projects are judged, and winners are eligible to participate in the County Science Fair.  Volunteers help coordinate the event, secure judges and ensure participants and winners are recognized.

Contact:       Jona Kimbrough        970-290-6647       jonaandgreg@gmail.com

                    Holly Drury              770-870-4316       holly@rep-tech.net

Spring Dance

This is a Winter event for students and families with a 1950’s theme.  Two sessions are held to accommodate the huge attendance.  There is a DJ, our famous Cake Walk, food, carnival games, balloon artist, fun photo booth, and more. Parent and BETA club volunteers help with planning, publicity, ticket sales, and decorating.

Contact:     .

Spirit Store

This is the School Store that sells school supplies and recorders from 7:20-7:45 am one morning each week.  This is an opportunity for the students to learn the value of a dollar.  Volunteers keep inventory, order inventory and run the store on a weekly basis and orders supplies.

Contact:  Crystal Massingill       678-575-7187        cmassingill@bellsouth.net

               Amy Gomez              678-354-4033        amg6102@hotmail.com

Spirit Wear

This handles all the T-shirts, sweatshirts and other Cheatham Hill logo merchandise that are sold in the Fall and Winter.  Spirit wear is sold at the Sneak a Peek, Open House and the order forms are sent home to students and in the newsletter. Volunteers promote, distribute order forms and sell the merchandise.

Contact:   .

Website               

Volunteer in charge of updating the CHE PTA website with important dates and information.  Visit us at www.cheathamhillpta.org

Monday Minute: Cyndi Godwin     770-856-7761     cyndigodwin@gmail.com

Programming: Kim Keene Davis   404-921-7399     kimkeene222@yahoo.com

Yearbook (Production & Sales)

An annual yearbook for purchase that provides students with a record of the year at Cheatham Hill Elementary School.  Volunteers take pictures or solicit pictures of school functions and compile them along with class pictures onto a yearbook template provided by the yearbook company.  Volunteers also promote the yearbook handle sales and distribution of the yearbook at the end of the year.

Contact:  Tarez Mercer   770-855-3758/ 770-745-9331  tarez.mercer@gmail.com