It’s important to engage with your child’s school and the PTA, and it’s easy to get involved as a parent volunteer.

Your support is invaluable to ensure the success of our PTA programs and events, but we can’t do it without you! If you see something below that interests you and fits your schedule, please let us know and we’ll include you in the planning. Direct questions to President@tjmspta.org.

アーリントン公立学校(APS)のWebサイト内のすべてのWebページは、すべてのAPS Webページの左上の領域でも利用できる次の言語オプションのいずれかを選択することにより、スペイン語、モンゴル語、アムハリック語、またはアラビア語で表示できます。



アスタリスクが付いている役職は選出された役員であり、 TJMS PTA細則、第6条:役員の義務。 任期はXNUMX年間であり、個人は同じオフィスでXNUMXつ以上の連続した任期を務めることはできません。 TJMS PTA細則により、執行委員会は選出された役員と当社の校長で構成され、執行委員会は選出された役員と常任委員会の委員長で構成されます。

大統領* アリソン・スチュワート(2022-2023)
副社長* OPEN
秘書* Jimisha Relerford (2022-2023)
会計* Trish Gomes (2022-2023)
コミュニケーションチェア アーリーン・ゴイエット(2021-2023)
募金委員長 パトリシア・ガルシア(2021-2023)



In addition to Executive Board service opportunities, the PTA offers many other volunteer opportunities to help you get involved and stay connected with the school community throughout the year. Duties and time commitments vary widely, and we invite you to pick one or more roles that best fit your schedule.

The PTA will share details about these and other volunteer opportunities as they become available during the course of the school year. PTAコミュニケーションにサインアップ 重要なお知らせやサインアップを見逃すことはありません。

Newsletter and Website
Help keep parents informed about PTA events and programs, as well as TJ and APS news and announcements, by managing the PTA’s newsletter and website. Duties include writing, editing and producing weekly issues of the TJMS PTA Buzz email newsletter using Constant Contact, and occasional website updates in WordPress. Time commitment is approximately 1-2 hours per week for the newsletter and 1-2 hours per month for the website. (This role works in coordination with the Communications Chair and may be shared by co-managers.)
Newsletter and Website Manager(s): OPEN
Help us engage our community by sharing information about PTA initiatives and amplifying school and APS announcements on Facebook and Twitter. Duties include creating and posting content with time commitment about 1-2 hours per week. (This role works in coordination with the Communications Chair and may be shared by co-managers.)
Social Media Manager(s): OPEN
Groups.io Discussion Forum
Help us relaunch our PTA email group discussion forum as a members-only venue for TJ parents to ask questions and engage with each other in a private group setting. Duties to include managing the member list in Groups.io and monitoring discussions, with about 1-2 hour time commitment per week. (This role may be shared by co-managers.)
Email Group Manager(s): OPEN
アーリントン公立学校(APS) 教育と学習に関する諮問委員会(ACTL) すべてのAPS学校の関係者を集めて、APSスタッフと教育ニーズについて話し合います。 この役割は、APSの指導要素をよりよく理解し、APSカリキュラムの将来についての重要な会話に参加するための優れた方法を提供します。 職務には、毎月のACTL会議への参加、小委員会の報告書のレビュー、TJMSPTAとのハイライトの共有が含まれます。 (This role can be shared by co-reps.)
ACTL Representative: Jimisha Relerford
アーリントン PTAカウンシルカウンシル(CCPTA) アーリントン公立学校(APS)に通うすべての子供たちの教育と福祉の擁護者です。 これには、各APS PTA(TJMS PTAを含む)および一部のAPSアドバイザリーグループの代表者が含まれます。 職務には、毎月のCCPTAミーティングへの参加、TJMSPTAとのハイライトの共有が含まれます。 (This role can be shared by co-reps.)
CCPTA代表: Laura Cooke
Teacher Appreciation Events
Help show our Jefferson teachers and staff members how much our families value them and appreciate their hard work! Duties may include coordinating teacher/staff lunches (one in fall, one in spring); activities during the annual APS Teacher Appreciation Week in May; or other potential activities. Estimated time commitment is a few hours per event.
Teacher Appreciation Chair: 開いた
Help recognize our A and A/B honor roll students for their outstanding achievement! Duties include coordinating and/or attending quarterly celebrations to be scheduled following the close of each academic quarter. Estimated time commitment is about 1 hour for each event, typically held during the last hour of a school day in the cafeteria.
Student Honor Roll Celebration Chair: 開いた
TJ Latino Parents / Padres Latinos de TJ
Working with the TJMS Bilingual Family Liaison, the PTA provides resources for Latino parents in the form of virtual meetings and communications, including a Spanish-language WhatsApp group. The PTA seeks bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteers to help with occasional Spanish-language meetings and WhatsApp postings. Estimated time commitment is about 1-3 hours/week.

Latino Parents Committee Chair: Anita McLinton

Latino Parents Staff Liaison: Irma De Leon, TJMS Bilingual Family Liaison

TJMSの参加の調整 感想、PTAの全国的なアートコンテストは、学生が輝いて創造性を発揮する絶好の機会を提供します。 職務は主にXNUMX月からXNUMX月の期間に行われ、提出物の収集、審査員の調整、受賞者の決定、郡レベルのコンテストへの受賞者の転送、学生参加者の表彰が含まれます。

Reflections Committee Chair: 開いた

Reflections Teacher Liaison: Megan Detweiler, TJMS Resource Teacher for the Gifted

Harvest Festival (October)
過去XNUMX年間、TJMSは 収穫祭 毎年XNUMX月、ジェファーソンの生徒、家族、教師、近所の人たちのための屋外の社交イベントとして。 PTAは学校の管理者と協力して、このイベントを調整します。 ジェファーソンガーデンの近くの学校の敷地内で開催されるこのイベントは、伝統的に学生の合唱とオーケストラの演奏、屋外映画の上映、ガーデンツアー、ファイアピット、食べ物などを特徴としています。 XNUMX月からXNUMX月の期間の職務には、食事、活動、およびロジスティクスの計画が含まれます。 スポンサーの寄付を募る。 セットアップとクリーンアップを含むオンサイトスタッフ。
収穫祭の椅子: 開いた
2021年XNUMX月に発売され、 ビンゴナイト is a new PTA fundraiser run by and for students. This event serves as both a fundraiser and an opportunity for community engagement, where TJMS students and their families and teachers can have some fun while raising money to benefit PTA programs. Students participate both as event hosts/announcers and Bingo players. Duties in the September-December timeframe include planning of food, activities and logistics; soliciting Bingo prize donations; and on-site staffing, including set-up and clean-up.
Bingo Night Chair: OPEN
International Night (April)
As a fitting complement to the school’s International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program, the annual TJMSインターナショナルナイト celebrates global cultures through music, dance, costumes and food. All students, families, teachers and neighbors will be invited to attend this longstanding Jefferson tradition, typically held every April. Duties for PTA parent volunteers in the January-April timeframe include planning food and event logistics, soliciting community dance/music groups for the performance stage, donating home-made food items and on-site staffing.

インターナショナルナイトチェア: 開いた

International Night Teacher Liaison: Kip Malinosky, TJMS IBMYP Coordinator

8th Grade Promotion Celebration (June)
Parents of students in ALL grades are invited to help plan and staff a festive promotion celebration for our 8th graders to remember! The reception is held during the last week of school, immediately following the promotion ceremony in the Jefferson gym. Duties in the March-June timeframe to include planning event logistics, food purchase and prep, event setup and cleanup, and on-site staffing. Traditionally, 8th grade parents provide advance planning support and set up the event space the night before, while parents of 6th and 7th graders staff the event itself – this arrangement allows the 8th grade parents to enjoy the reception with their families.
8th Grade Promotion Committee Chair: 開いた
TJMS PTAと企業助成金によって資金提供され、 ジェファーソンガーデン (also known as the TJMS Community Garden) is managed by parent and teacher volunteers. It gives students hands-on outdoor learning opportunities and supports our local community by donating fresh produce to local Arlington food pantries. The Jefferson Garden offers parents many opportunities for volunteer hours during the school year, including garden workdays during the growing season (planting, weeding, harvesting, etc.) and writing garden grant applications. Volunteer time commitment can be as large or small as desired throughout the school year.

Jefferson Garden Chair: 開いた

Jefferson Garden Teacher Liaisons: Enid Dunbar and Kaila Leonberger