PTA General Meeting ~ Update

We had a great meeting on Monday! For more details, please review the deck posted here.

We discussed the mission and intent of the PTA.

  • We provide funding and/or volunteers for activities outside of the standard school curriculum and supports teachers in the provision of incremental opportunities for students. More details on slide 4 and here!


We voted on and ratified our new Board Leadership for the 2022-23 school year! Introducing: 

  • President: Kari Jung  

  • Vice President: Amelia Ireland 

  • Treasurers: Tammy Fehrer 

  • Secretary: Steffany Kraft 

  • Checkout more information on our lead coordinators on slide 5.

  • We are still looking to fill the following roles for next year: Volunteer Coordinator, Appreciation Coordinator, 5th Grade YE Event Coordinator, and Spring Fling Coordinator. Please reach out to, if interested. 


We ratified the 2022-23 PTA Budget: you can review the finalized budget here

We approved the addition of equity language to expand the PTA mission. #34 in the Standing Rules, detailed as follows: 

  • The Happy Valley PTA may donate 10% of funds raised each year to the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation for redistribution to neighboring elementary school PTAs.


We shared more information on the formation of a PTA Council and Community Events.

  • Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Information: Respond to the survey posted by Public Works. This is one of the primary ways to provide your ideas and observations to the city.

Welcome to the Happy Valley Elementary PTA Website!

Our PTA is committed to giving every student and family the opportunity to engage in the life of our school!
This site will stay updated throughout the year with new events, important forms, fundraising efforts, enrichment information, PTA meeting announcements, and volunteer opportunities.