About PTA

What does PTA do with our fundraising dollars?

  • PTA contributes $29 per child in programs and grants.
  • $14,000 in yearly grants to Cheatham Hill Elementary teachers to spend in the classroom.
  • Grants given to the Clinic, Media Center, Music, Spanish, Art, and PE.
  • In addition to planning fun family events such as Fall Festival, Turkey Trot, Holiday Shop and Sping Dance, the Cheatham Hill PTA also sponsors the Reflections Contest, Rocket Reader Program, Art Show, International Night, our Visiting Authors Program, Junior Achievement Program, ASP Kilometer Kids, and the Science Fair.
  • PTA purchases agendas for every student in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at Cheatham Hil Elementary. 

Membership Fundraiser

WE NEED YOUR MEMBERSHIP DONATION! 

Donations are our main source of funding.   We can continue to be a non selling PTA with your donation.  Please support our Cheatham Hill PTA by purchasing your membership today.

Thank you to everyone for your continued support.


Meet the 2018-2019 Cheatham Hill PTA Board

PTA Executive Committee

President

Jenna Belfanti   

803-309-1758

 jmbelfanti@gmail.com

Vice President

Kim Keene Davis

404-921-7399

 kimkeene222@yahoo.com

Vice 

President

Jeffrey Ryans

404-455-2720

jefferyryans@gmail.com

Secretary        

Tracey Kirkland

404-626-3041

trck65@yahoo.com

Treasurer

Cyndi Godwin

770-856-7761

cyndigodwin@gmail.com

Principal

Keeli Bowen

678-594-8034

 keeli.bowen@cobb12.org

PTA Board of Directors

Teachers and Administrators on the Board of Directors:

CHEATHAM HILL PTA 2017/2018 COMMITTEE CHAIRS       

Art Show

A yearly art show that showcases artwork from every student in the school.  This show is held during the March PTA general meeting and parents are invited to attend and purchase student artwork.  Volunteers help prep the art work and staff the Art Show.

Contact:           Dana Davis              678-517-4303    Davis5379@bellsouth.net

                        Becky Peninger       256-483-0574    beckypeninger@gmail.com

Cash for Trash

A fundraiser of items normally thrown away.  Parents collect Box Tops for Education logos, Little Bites Muffins and Go Go Squeeze packs.  Volunteers help collect, process the items and help in the quarterly 

Contact:     Amanda Petersen   225-266-7876   cmanda@gmail.com

Community Outreach

We reach out, through the help of the school social worker, to Cheatham Hill families in need. PTA holds The Champion Giving Tree in December, Food Drive for the holidays and other drives as the need arises.  Volunteers help promote and carry out various food and clothing drives.

Contact:       April Sandifer        404-314-1646     mrscoachsandy@gmail.com

Diversity Outreach

A new Committee that’s blending with Hispanic Outreach to build on the awareness of students heritages, culture and educate on that Diversity. Programs are provided to better educate and inform the Spanish speaking families at Cheatham Hill.  Educational seminars are planned for the year including information about report cards, conferences, and testing.

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Fall Festival

This is our biggest fundraiser of the year!  A fun Fall Family event with inflatable’s and interactive games that you can win tickets for prizes, entertainment, vendor/local business booths, Boy Scouts providing food service, our famous Pumpkin Walk, Balloon Artist, cotton candy, popcorn, arts and crafts, and Pumpkin Coloring Contest. This events planning, publicity, ticket sales, decorating, and games are staffed by Parent and BETA Club Volunteers.

Contact:     Kim Keene Davis       404-921-7399                 Kimkeene222@yahoo.com

Family Spirit Nights

Monthly, PTA holds a family night at Freddy's, Chick-Fil-A, Sparkles, Otter’s, Zaxby’s, Jet's Pizza, Mellow Mushroom, Yogli Mogli, Xderaline, Bounce U,  Skyzone, and other businesses in the area.  Volunteers help with planning and publicity of each activity.

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Fifth Grade Party

This is our  End of year celebration for outgoing 5th graders as the move on to Middle School.  Volunteers help with planning, publicity, baking food items and decorating.

Contact:    Amy Mollohan         678-570-0550           amy@mollomania.com

International Night

A night when we showcase our Cheatham Hill students own heritage presentations. We showcase entertainment and food tastings from around the world.  Volunteers help with planning and publicity of the event.

Contact:  Alejandra Constantino     678-594-8034     aleconstan@hotmail.com

Hospitality

The PTA provides lunch and snacks to the support staff of Cheatham Hill Elementary School (Teachers, Office staff, Cafeteria Staff, Custodians and Bus Drivers), several times throughout the school year. This committee is the way the PTA says "Thank you!"  Volunteers purchase or make items for these select days and also help with serving and cleanup.

Contact:     Crystal Massingill       678-575-7187        cmassingill@bellsouth.net

                   Amy Gomez               678-354-4033        amg6102@hotmail.com

Health & Youth Services (Turkey Trot)

A family run/jog/walk event on a Saturday to help promote health and fitness.  Volunteers help with planning and promoting the event.

Contact:     Bethany Chatterjee      770-310-5978       bethany10@gmail.com

Junior Achievement

JA is a volunteer-driven program that teaches students to dream big and reach their potential.  JA's hands-on approach teaches the students about entrepreneurship and understanding financial concepts.  Volunteers use kits provided by JA with all the needed materials to teach classes that are approximately 1 hour per week for 5 weeks in the spring.   It is a fun way to interact with kids and provide them with insight into how money works. 

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Legislative

Cheatham Hill PTA provides the General Membership legislative information affecting the school and our students on a local, state and national level.  Volunteers monitor state, local and national legislation regarding education and inform the general membership on important issues through monthly newsletter. 

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Membership

Your one-time contribution will ensure our programs continue without unnecessary fundraising drives.   PTA is dedicated to improving the well being of all children.  This is the first step to being involved in your child’s education.  Volunteers promote PTA, distribute enlistment letters and distribute membership cards.

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Room Parents

When parents are involved at home and school, children do better in school.  All of our programs are open to parent involvement. We invite you to give us at least 3 hours of volunteer time for the year.  Please look for opportunities monthly. Volunteers can help as a Room Parent or assist with other activities within the classroom.  Volunteers can also help with any PTA sponsored functions.

Contact:       Dana Davis              678-517-4303     Davis5379@bellsouth.net

                    Becky Peninger        256-483-0574     beckypeninger@gmail.com

Red Ribbon Week

A week long campaign for the students in October designed to increase awareness in drug, alcohol, tobacco and other drug use addictions.  Volunteers help plan, promote, collect and distribute the activities daily to the students.

Contact:     

Reflections

This event is Sponsored by the National PTA.  Students submit works of art relating to the national theme "The Hero's Around Me" in 6 categories; Film production, Photography, Literature, Visual Arts, Music Composition, and Dance Choreography. School winners may go on to compete at the District, State and National level.  Volunteers distribute information, honor participants and send entries to the council level during the fall.

Contact:   Cyndi Godwin            770-856-7761          cyndigodwin@gmail.com

                Kristie Peterson        678-378-5652          kristieh124@hotmail.com

Rocket Reader

A monthly reading program that encourages students to read more and rewards them for doing so which in turn instills in them the love of reading.  Volunteers’ process completed “mission cards” monthly and help with the end of year awards reception.

Contact:     Janet Moots            770-366-0790      janetmots@gmail.com

Science Fair

This is an opportunity for the Kindergarten through 5th grade to become familiar with the scientific method.  Student projects are judged, and winners are eligible to participate in the County Science Fair.  Volunteers help coordinate the event, secure judges and ensure participants and winners are recognized.

Contact:     Holly Drury                770-870-4316       holly@rep-tech.net

                  Jona Kimbrough        970-290-6647       jonaandgreg@gmail.com                

Winter Dance "Back to the 80's"

This is a Febuary- Winter event for students and families with a 1980’s theme.  There is a DJ with fun contests, Glow in the Dark Cupcake Walk, local Scout Pack 675 sell food, balloon artist, face painter, fun 80's photo booth, and more. Parent volunteers help with planning, publicity, ticket sales, and decorating.

Contact:     Kelly Sheriff      404-468-4396        kelly_s95@rocketmail.com  

Spirit Store

This is the School Store that sells school supplies and recorders from 7:20-7:45 am one morning each week.  This is an opportunity for the students to learn the value of a dollar.  Volunteers keep inventory, order inventory and run the store on a weekly basis and orders supplies.

Contact:  Crystal Massingill      678-575-7187        cmassingill@bellsouth.net

               Amy Gomez               678-354-4033        amg6102@hotmail.com

Yearbook (Production & Sales)

An annual yearbook for purchase that provides students with a record of the year at Cheatham Hill Elementary School.  Volunteers take pictures or solicit pictures of school functions and compile them along with class pictures onto a yearbook template provided by the yearbook company.  Volunteers also promote the yearbook handle sales and distribution of the yearbook at the end of the year.

Contact:  Tarez Mercer   770-855-3758/ 770-745-9331  tarez.mercer@gmail.com