Committees

Room Parents

Every class has at least one room parent to coordinate parties and events. Those parents get their guidance and information from the Room Parent Coordinator.

Chair: Ashley Er

Staff Appreciation

Quite possibly the best committee...who isn't excited about appreciating those who do so much for our children? Help to organize lunches 4 times a year for the teachers and staff and to solicit volunteers to help.

Chair: Jennifer Schopbach


Staff Meeting Snacks

Help ensure our CLES staff has snacks during their onsite meeting dates.

Chair: Brooks Vizzini

Fall Festival

A family fun event held during the Fall on a Friday afternoon that includes a cake walk, bounce houses, face painting, games and more.

Chair: Lisa Albritton/ Gia Blair


Daddy-Daughter Dance

An event for our dads and daughters. The committee is responsible for securing a DJ, photographer, flowers, refreshments, advertising and promoting the event, etc.

Chairs: Amber Shumate

5th Grade Honors/Ceremony

Events planned for 5th grade including the class t-shirt, fundraisers, end of the school year party and the 5th grade legacy gift.

Chairs: Jackie DiPietre/ Darika Stevens

Fine Arts Support

PTO liaison between Mrs. Siewart (art) and Dr. Jackson (music) to coordinate help for Fine Arts.



Chairs: Jackie DiPietre/Lisa Ficke

Passive Fundraising

Did you know our school earns money for Box Tops? We collect them throughout the school year. Also, if you link your Kroger Plus Card to our school (yearly) or swipe a Public card, both of those stores donate money back to our school. We earn money for things you would purchase anyway!

Chairs: Liz Harrish

Holiday Shop

Every child loves the opportunity to shop for their family and friends during the holidays. Our Holiday Shop, staffed by volunteers, allows our students this opportunity. We even gift wrap!

Chairs: Jen Braden / Katherine Tullis

Mother-Son Event

A night out for moms and sons! The committee will organize the event with the vendor, advertise and promote the event and anything additional to ensure a fun-filled night

Chairs: Darika Stevens / Rhiannon Apple

Media Center Volunteers

Love books, book fairs, and reading to children? Then the newly updated Media Center is the ideal place for you to volunteer your time. We need weekly volunteers and people to help with our two book fairs throughout the year.

Chair: Jen Braden

Red Bird Run

Every year in the Spring, our school hosts our Red Bird Run, which is a 1 mile fun run and a 5k event. Parent volunteers and business sponsors make this a healthy and fun event.

Chairs: Eric Hinkle

Spirit Night

We support local businesses and local businesses, in turn, support us. We coordinate with restaurants and other services to set up these events. We vary locations and days to make these events available to everyone.

Chair: Rachel Bard

Spirit Wear

We've got spirit, yes we do, we've got spirit, how about you?!?! Show your love for CLES by purchasing t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more.

Chair: Meg Boerstler

PreOrdered Schools Supplies

At the end of each year, the PTO provides families with the convenient option to purchase next school year's school supplies online. These supply kits are available for pick up at Meet the Teacher in August. This committee oversees the creation of the supply lists and the ordering and distribution of each box.

Chairs: Chan Spraley/ Ann Hohnadel


Wreaths Across America

Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 2,100 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad.

Chair: Tesia Steele

Eco Committee

Eco-Committee and help CLES be more environmentally conscious! We'll work to raise environmental awareness among our students through activities, recycling, reusing, composting & energy conservation.

Chairs: Rhiannon Apple/ Jodi Brewer

Ice Cream Sales

Provides ice cream at lunch in the cafeteria for students and staff as a treat for birthdays or any day.

Chair: Lisa Ficke