PTA Board for 2017-18 School Year:


Nominating Committee Report
Date: May 11, 2017
The 2017 Ridgecrest Elementary PTA nominating committee hereby places the following names in nomination:
  • For office of President: no nominee submitted
  • For office of Treasurer: Elaine Johnson
  • For office of Secretary: Renee Calm
  • For office of VP Programs: Rachelle Mitchell
  • For office of VP Fundraising: no nominee submitted
The nominating committee has confirmed that all nominees have been a member of a PTA for at least 15 days prior to the election, and meet other requirements as stated in the WSPTA Uniform Bylaws.
Respectfully submitted,
Kristin Bates, Sanjivani Chettiar, and Meghan Nash
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Your PTA Dollars at Work!

We are happy to donate a

hardcover box set of Harry Potter books

to the Ridgecrest Library.

Ms. Freeman is thrilled! Thank you!



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The Ridgecrest PTA has open positions for the 2017-2018 School Year!  

   Why become a Board Member?  To continue supporting
Ridgecrest Students and teachers.


Open Positions & Descriptions:



Preside over PTA Board and General Membership meetings. Work with PTA Board and Principal to set school event calendar. Coordinate the PTA budget process, working with the Treasurer, PTA Board, and Principal. Oversee and work with PTA Vice Presidents to recruit chairs for all committees and fundraising events. Contribute to the PTA Newsletter when necessary. Participate in PTA functions each school year as schedule allows. Work with PTA Board members to help ensure PTA Board representation at PTA events. Be an approved PTA check signer and available to treasurer as needed to co-sign PTA checks and grants. Attend monthly meetings with the Principal, Superintendent and School District PTA Council.


 VP, Fundraising

Research available fundraisers and make recommendations to board. Recruit committee chairs for all fundraisers and communicate with committee chairs and monitor progress of all fundraising activities. Provide consultation regarding board policies and procedures as needed. Ensure familiarity with accounting policies & reimbursement procedures. Research and publicize passive fundraising opportunities (i.e. Target, Boxtops, eScrips, and other give back programs). Communicate with committee chairs of existing fundraising events to ensure continued viability of fundraising via that method prior to spring budgeting process.



Thank you!


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Ridgecrest Elementary PTA Presents - A Night at the MARINERS!

We have a block of seats reserved for

Students and their Families & Friends


When:  Saturday, June 3rd at 7:10pm

Price: $15 a ticket    Make checks payable to:  RC PTA

Get your order forms in the school office

Deadline to Order:  May 5th

See you at the ballgame!


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The Taste of Ridgecrest Multicultural Potluck is:

Friday June 9th 6pm-8pm 

This year we hope lots of families can participate!  All ideas are welcome!  Make a display showcasing your traditions and heritage; teach a game or a craft. 

We want to have families sign up to do performances that showcase your family's cultural background!  Art, music, dance -- we would love to see it all!


Contact:  Samantha:

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We're Looking for a Few Great Volunteers!    To access the volunteer form, please click the following link:

  • Volunteer Form
  • Remember, many hands make light work ... thank you! 



May 21
Jun 1
Memorial Day
Memorial Day

Monday, May 29
6:00p Student Talent Show
Student Talent Show

Friday, June 2
6:00p - 8:00p
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