Tassajara Hills Elementary School

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Fall Carnival

The Fall Carnival is the PTA's primary fundraising event and will take place on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The Carnival Chairs organize and lead a team of volunteers to plan and operate the Fall Carnival. The Chairs are responsible for communication with Mrs. Dodson, the PTA Executive Board, Tassajara Teachers and Staff, Room Parents, and the parent community.  The Carnival sub-committees generally include:

  • Games - organizes the games, helps set up and take down the games, and communicates with the volunteer coordinator how many needed to staff each game
  • Field Events - organizes the field events, helps set up and take down the field events, and communicates with the volunteer coordinator how many needed to staff each activity
  • Prize Booth - collects and sorts the prizes for the prize booth
  • Food - collects donations from families/companies for food/concessions (i.e., popcorn, snow cones, etc)
  • Volunteer Coordinator - helps to recruit and organize volunteers for set-up and the day of carnival
  • Treat Walk - organizes and operates a "cake walk" on the day of Carnival and packages donated treats, like cookies, cake pops, and cupcakes, for the winners
  • Witch Hat Contest - organizes and promotes a witch hat decorating contest. The witch hats are auctioned off at Carnival.
  • Dessert Auction - organizes a silent auction of cakes and desserts that have been donated by parents and teachers.
  • Tickets - receives ticket pre-orders and fills them. This person also ensures that the tickets are given to the correct teacher for distribution to the children.
  • Raffle Contest - organizes and operates the Carnival raffle, including ordering tickets and gathering donations for prizes
  • Public Relations & Communications - prepares flyers and posters to communicate carnival-related events to the school population
  • Entertainment - organizes activities, such as dance troupes, music, or DJ, to entertain families at Carnival 
  • Arts & Crafts - organizes arts and craft activities at Carnival
  • Sponsorship - reaches out to local businesses interested in sponsoring a booth at Carnival

Interested in helping with Carnival?  Please contact Carnival Chair Monica Pelphrey.

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