All the wonderful events and activities our PTA put on could not happen without the help of volunteer support. 

If you can help in any way--even for just an hour or two--please contact us today at: info@katherine-elementary-pta.com.

If you are interested in helping with any of the OPEN POSITIONS below, please contact us!

Carnival Event Chairs*


Event date: April 30 (4:00-7:00 pm) Rain Date: May 14. Katherine’s Crazy Carnival is an annual tradition and one of the most important fundraising events on our calendar. We are currently seeking people to be the lead coordinators. These team players will report back to the board with updates and motions for event plans to be approved.


Carnival Games Chair:

Plans, coordinates, and oversees all the games for the event. We have an inventory of existing games, as well as contacts for traditional items like inflatables. 


Carnival Food Chair:

Coordinates with local resources to provide food for the event, as well as makes sure supplies for food booths are available.


Carnival Prizes Chair:

Plans, orders, and manages all items offered as prizes during the event.

 Angel Giving Tree &

Holiday Food Drive

Event date: Nov. 30 - Dec. 11. We will be running a altered version of these events. We will be gathering gift card donations for local families to use to purchase food, gifts, and necessities during the holiday season. We are looking for a person to oversee the collection and distribution. 

Holiday Social Committee

Event date: TBD. We are already brainstorming ideas in the event this ends up being a virtual event. Anyone interested in helping with the planning or heading the committee should contact the Volunteer Coordinator.

Family Pancake Breakfast*

Event date: Friday, February 5 (7:00-8:00 am). This event comes with step by step instructions! The event chair will work with a committee of volunteers to: send out invites to local resources, promote the event, purchase supplies, prep food, coordinate set-up and cleanup, etc.

Spring Fling*

Event date: Friday, March 26 (5:30-7:30 pm). Croc families come dance the night away and enjoy some treats. The chairman can coordinate it all or work with a committee. You will select a theme (Principal and board approval required), get quotes for a DJ, promote the event, organize volunteers, etc.

Spring Book Fair Chair*


Event date: May 17-21. The Book Fair Chair evaluates vendors to present to board for approval, coordinates dates including drop off and pick up of materials, schedules volunteers, oversees day-to-day operations during event.

6th Grade Activities*


Do you have a 6th grader this year? The 6th Grade Activities co-chairs will help our 6th grade teacher with many of the traditional events such as Greek Festival, end of the year activities, and Culmination. The chairs may also assist with grade level fundraising and t-shirt sales.

Grants & Sponsorships


The Grants & Sponsorships Chair actively seeks grants, sponsorships, and donations that will benefit our school. You will apply for those approved, and possibly oversee any that are granted.


Our Hospitality Chair maintains and organizes the PTA supplies including, but not limited to, office supplies, non-perishable food related items, decorations, etc. This position is pending future campus access. 

Health & Safety

The Health & Safety Chair coordinates with the school regarding school safety, so that the PTA can support Katherine Elementary provide a safe environment for learning.

Silent Auction

Committee Lead*


We are seeking a lead Chair for overseeing our annual Silent Auction. Duties will include procuring donations, organizing and promoting the event, etc. Ample documentation is available providing guidance.



This program will operate virtually until December at minimum. The Chair will post weekly threads and record family/student participation. When we return to learning on campus, we will re-evaluate how the program can proceed. (Traditionally during the scheduled Croc-O-Mile season, students are encouraged to get up and get moving one day a week before school starts.) If funds allow students and families may earn cool prizes for completing a certain amount of miles!

H.S.A. Committee


Honorary Service Awards recognize the service and dedication of both individuals and organizations for their work benefiting our school and community. The H.S.A. Committee will call for nominations, evaluate those received, and recommend recipients to the Board.

Visitors on Campus:


Effective August 2020, only SVUSD employees and staff are allowed on school campus due to COVID-19 concerns. If you need to visit the office, please call first. When visiting the office in person, wear a mask (required), and maintain social distancing protocol. Thank you for helping us keep everyone healthy!