Room Parent – Coordinate homeroom activities and volunteers with your child’s teacher and attend orientation meeting on August 26, 2016 at 9:30AM.

Adventure Fest - Our annual fall festival is our largest fundraising event and is fun for the family!

    Auction – Help in gathering auction items from local businesses, help set up auction tables and close out the auction boards the day of event

    Baskets – Help in putting the class baskets together the weeks leading up to Adventure Fest

    Food – Help coordinate vendors, supplies, menu and/or cook and serve

    Games & Prizes – Help gather supplies needed, organize, set-up and/or assist the chairpersons with misc. tasks associated

    Race – Help the race chairperson set up the course and get water for runners

Art in the Classroom – Coordinate the Art in the Classroom Projects within your child’s class. Mount and hang art for gallery night. Create a special project for gallery night auction. Attend training meeting on August 26, 2016 at 10:30AM.

Grade Specific Events – Each grade level has events that are grade specific and volunteers may be needed to help with planning, set-up, decorating and coordinating additional assistance with the teachers.  (For example 3rd grade Rite of Passage & Krewe of MES Parade)

Website – Maintain and Update the PTA Website to keep parents informed

Newsletter – Provide story leads and/or write stories, take/provide photos, sell sponsor ads, and/or assist with distribution

School Directory – Assist in creating the directory and/or distribution

Publicity/Photography – Help capture lasting memories by taking photos during regular class & school activities which may be published in the newspaper, yearbook or newsletter. Digital camera provided by school if needed

Membership – Manage PTA memberships, distribute membership cards, assist at Grandparents day with membership and compile the PTA membership reports twice per school year

Yearbook – Volunteers are needed at all grade levels to take photos, assist in downloading, submit for yearbook, counting submissions and distribution

Grant Writing – Assist and/or write and find grant opportunities 

Fall Fundraiser – Assist with distributing, collecting and organizing order forms and distribute the orders on pick-up day

Box Tops, Labels for Education & Recycling – Help collect, sort and submit the items to earn funds for MES

Book Fair – Assist the Librarian in planning, setting up and/or working at the book fair (fall and spring)

Boo Hoo/Yahoo Breakfast – Breakfast for Pre-K & Kindergarten parents after dropping off the children on the first day. Available to help with set-up and greeting/welcoming the new parents

Gallery Night – Help organize and set up gallery night in April.

Grandparents’ Day- Planning, assisting the day of with serving refreshments and/or taking pictures

Sock Hop – Help organize and set-up the Sock Hop in January.

Family Dining Nights – Help organize family dinner nights at local restaurants and/or help with sign in and guessing jars

Holiday Gift Shop – Help set-up, organize and decorate the gift shop. Volunteers also needed to work the gift shop.

Cultural Arts Day – Help organize, plan and set-up for Cultural Arts Day in February (We will learn all about Sweden this year!)

Field Day – Day of event volunteers needed to help at each activity and with set-up (March)

PBS Celebrations – Volunteer at the PBS celebrations at the end of each semester.

Safety & Reflections Contests – Assist in gathering student submissions, securing judges, and submitting the final projects to the district.

Staff Appreciation Week – Assist in planning special events to honor our amazing teachers and staff throughout their special week.

Year-Round Staff Hospitality – Assist in planning monthly and holiday treats for our super staff.

Front Office Volunteer – Assist the office staff with greeting and directing visitors, answering phones and other light office duties

Library Volunteer – Assist the librarian by checking out/in books, shelving books, helping students locate books and other duties as needed

Class Sitter – Class sit while the teacher attends meetings or functions 

Hearing/Vision Screening – Assist in walking students to/from the screenings.

Picture Days – Assist teachers and photographers in getting students organized in lined up for fall & spring pictures.



 Cameron and Will’s mom (Lovell and Gipson class)  

We really appreciate all your time and prep work with organizing Staff Appreciation for all of Mandeville Elementary this year again!  Also, we appreciate your volunteering time with the school’s yearbook. Thanks again for your time and hard work! 


Addison & Jaxon’s mom (Nicholson & Battistella’s class) 

Thank you for volunteering the Chair the Rite of Passage again this year! Our 3rd graders appreciate your time and hard work on their celebration. Thank you!



Reagan and Cameron’s mom (Carlin and Kennedy class’) 

Thanks for all your hard work of organizing a fabulous Gallery Night this year! Also, we appreciate you time in volunteering our Art In The Classroom volunteers through the year.



Jake’s mom (Gipson’s class)

Thank you for volunteering your time organizing Field Day volunteers for Mrs. Gina. All the students had a blast that day! We appreciate you!​


Vivian’ mom (Cambas Class)

We appreciate all your time of organizing all the Room Parents at Mandeville Elementary and keeping everyone up to date with the school years activities. Thanks again for you time and hard work!


Interested in Volunteering?  Mandeville Elementary School PTA will like to welcome all our families, new and old, and invite you to become a volunteer.  Subscribe to our mailing list:

You can also click this Volunteer Form, print a copy and return it to school to the attention of Donielle Ruth, MES PTA Vice President of Volunteers. Our list of committees and ways you can help are listed below. If you have the time we have a place to put your talents to work!


For additional volunteer opportunities or questions, please contact Donielle Ruth,


Mandeville ElementaryPTA

Wonder. Learn. Grow. 

519 Massena Street

Mandeville LA 70448