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Contact Us

Tel: 360-676-6420 FAX:676-4989

Email: happyvalleybellinghampta@gmail.com

Address

1041 24th Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-8699

Happy Valley PTA needs you!

*Positions listed in RED BOLD are in need of a volunteer for the 2018/2019 school year!*

Leadership Positions:

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (elected officers):

  • President/Co-Presidents

  • Vice President

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary

BOARD OF DIRECTORS (HV PTA BOD consists of the Executive Committee as well as the following ongoing committee chairs):

  • Volunteer Coordinator

    • Volunteer recruitment and maintains a database of volunteers

  • Technology Chair

    • Google Drive Admin, acts as point person for other volunteers running Paypal, Website, Facebook

  • Fundraising Chair

    • Fun Run Coordinator, acts as point person for other volunteers running all other fundraising programs and events

  • Outreach Chair

    • Back to School Event, Spring Fling and Family Fun Nights Coordinator, acts as point person for other volunteers running all other outreach programs and events

UNDERSTUDY POSITIONS (available for all Executive Committee and Board of Director positions)

​The purpose of understudy position is to allow incoming potential members to learn more about the specific positions as well as a way to help ensure the smooth transfer of positions from year to year.

  • All understudy positions currently available

If you would like to find out more about a leadership or understudy position, please contact the PTA today at president@happyvalleypta.com

Committee Positions

These are the hands on folks that make the PTA programs and events successful.  Whether you would be able to take on a committee chair role or a smaller volunteer role, your help is greatly needed!

Fundraising Opportunities:

  • Fun Run Committee Members

  • Box Tops for Education

  • Fred Meyer Rewards & Amazon Smile 

  • Local Scrip

  • Online Scrip

  • Plant Sale

  • Fun Run Finance Committee

  • Spirit Wear

Technology Opportunities:

  • School Directory

  • Yearbook

  • School Photographers

Outreach Opportunities:

  • School Pictures Volunteers

  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation

  • Science Fair

  • Spring Fling 

  • 5th Grade Event (*Typically a 5th Grade parent)

  • Family Fun Nights Committee Members

  • Fairhaven Holiday Festival

  • Books and Breakfast Coordinator

  • Used Book Sale Coordinator

  • Craft Fair

  • Ice Cream Social

  • Classroom Pizza Parties

  • Kindergarten Summer Playdate

  • Back to School Event Committee Members

  • Enrichment Class Coordination

  • School Musical Coordination

  • Diversity/Inclusion Group Committee Leader

  • 4th Grade Salish Sea Experience Field Trip Fundraiser (*Typically a 4th Grade parent)

Worker Bees:

  • Worker bees needed for most every committee!  If you have an interest but don't want to take a lead, that's ok!  Please let us know what you are interested in and we will get you connected!

**For detailed information about committee positions, 

Check out the COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS HERE*​*

If you would like to find out more about any of the PTA committees, please contact the PTA today at volunteercoordinator@happyvalleypta.com

What Exactly Does the PTA do?......

Musical-(This $4000+ school event occurs every other year)

 

Spring Fling

 

5th Grade Event (Waterslides)

 

Common Threads Garden Collective Program

 

Used Book Drive- provides books to children who would otherwise have difficulty obtaining them.

 

Teacher Grants

 

School Directory

 

Yearbook

 

Teacher Appreciation

 

Salish Sea Experience

 

Office/Staff Lounge Contributions

 

Happy Valley Outreach – (A fund that is dedicated to supporting unique needs of HV families, coordinated by School Counselor)

 

Happy Valley Website

 

Craft Fair

 

Plant Sale
 

Science Fair


Individual/Class Pictures


Spiritwear


Mt. Baker Theater Field Trips


Geography Bee


After School Enrichment Classes


Salmon Enhancement Program Support


Support for Washington State Reading Corps

Community Building Events (including family movie nights, parent education programs and diversity & inclusion programs)

Without the PTA, none of this would happen at Happy Valley Elementary!