Membership and Fundraising

PTA Funds Programs 

PTA at OPE pays for programs and supplies that enrich the education, health and well being of our children. Members of the PTA provide volunteer support to the school.  The PTA does fundraising with the back-to-school membership drive, October Scholastic book fair and winter Jog-A-Thon.

OPE PTA 2016-2017 Budget Goal $110,000

    PTA at OPE Funded Programs and Supplies:
  • Aloha Party
  • Art at OPE
    • Art Room, Lessons and Supplies, Art Show and Fair
  • Assemblies
  • Back to School Social
  • Books and Supplies for Media Center
  • Campus Beautification
  • Community Service
  • Everyone-A-Reader Tutoring
  • Family Directory
  • Grandparent's Day
  • Lunch Recess Activities
  • Music
  • Science at OPE
    • Makerspace, Labs, Gardens and Technology
  • OPE Reads
  • PE Equipment
  • PTA Communication
    • Calendar, Website, Weekly Newsletter, Marquee
  • Red Ribbon Week
  • Reflections Art Program
  • Spirit Wear
  • Study Buddies
  • Sweetheart Dance
  • Teacher Classroom Grants
  • Teacher Professional Development Grants
  • Variety Show
  • Yearbook

EEF Funds Positions

The EEF at OPE funds specific positions (Site Enrichment Teachers) determined by our School Site Council to meet the education needs of the students at OPE.  The main fundraiser for EEF is the pledge drive at the start of the school year. Additional fundraising is later in the school year with an Auction and Pancake Breakfast.  

        EEF at OPE Funded Positions for 2016-2017:
  • Music Enrichment Teacher (All grades)
    • Weekly class and annual performances
  • Science Enrichment Teacher (4th-6th grade)
    • Twice weekly class
  • Science Enrichment Teacher (K-3rd grade)
    • Twice weekly class
  • Technology Enrichment Teacher (All grades)
    • Weekly  class
  • Physical Education Enrichment Teacher (All grades)*
    • Weekly outdoor class
  • Math Enrichment Teacher (3rd-6th grade)
    • Additional teacher to grade level teams 
  • Reading Enrichment Teacher (All grades)
    • Reading intervention specialist
  • Library and Media Aide
    * The Health and Wellness Enrichment Teacher is not funded by EEF donations. This district supported Enrichment Teacher provides a weekly class on Through My Actions (character traits) and On The Mat (Yoga).