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What We Do

What is the OHE PTA
The Oak Hill Elementary Parent Teacher Association (OHE PTA) is comprised of a group of dedicated parents who work in conjunction with the school administration and faculty to develop enrichment opportunities to make every child’s potential a reality.

Who is the OHE PTA?
The OHE PTA is you, me, the teachers, the staff and the community. Together we can make a difference.

What we do?
The OHE PTA enriches the student’s life and builds a sense of community for all of the OHE Eagles. In addition, we provide financial support to OHE through many ave

Enrichment

  • Provide volunteers for weekly reading programs to help struggling readers
  • Provide Reading Programs for students throughout the year including the summer
  • Provide student programs to enhance children’s cultural and educational levels
  • Assist with school-wide Science Fair
  • Provide free parent seminars on interesting topics, such as, bullying, how to help with homework, Internet safety, etc.
  • Support for programs including Lego Robotics, Green Apple Club, Student Council

Fundraising

  • The OHE PTA raises money to pay for programs and provide financial assistance to our school to cover resources that are not covered by the district by
  • Promoting School Spirit by selling OHE gear
  • Collecting Box Tops
  • Collecting & Recycling ink Cartridges
  • Administering a No Hassle Fundraiser instead of sending kids door-to-door for direct sales
  • Teaming up with businesses in the community to provide spirit nights & events for OHE families with financial benefits going to the PTA
  • Working with local businesses to become OHE partners & support our school
  • Holding a spring carnival for the OHE community
  • Writing grants

Government

  • The OHE PTA works within the guidelines of the Texas PTA by:
  • Monitoring & reporting happenings in the legislature effecting education
  • Writing & overseeing implementation of a PTA strategic plan to guide the PTA to make the best use of limited time, resources, and volunteers
  • Providing representation at the Campus Advisory Council (CAC) to promote excellence in education for all students through broad-based representation.
  • Providing volunteers for the Austin Council of PTAs , district-wide organization of PTA leadership, which consists of representation throughout the district

Community

  • The OHE PTA believes that having a sense of belonging helps students foster a sense of pride in their school. The OHE PTA builds community by:
  • Hosting free Family Fun Nights for OHE students & their families including events like Movie Night, Music Night, Reading Night, Ice Cream Social, C.A.T.C.H Family Fun Run
  • Continuously improving the grounds & facilities
  • Gathering & organizing photos during the year for the school Yearbook
  • Planning activities for faculty throughout the year including lunches & snacks for faculty meetings.
  • Providing bundled school supplies at cost
  • Designating a time, called Workshop, each week to help make copies, bind, & laminate items for teachers
  • Providing scholarships to graduating high school seniors that attended OHE
  • Maintaining a welcoming committee that provides information to prospective parents and parents new to OHE, including Kindergarten
  • Investigating recycling opportunities at OHE