About PTA

The Purposes (Objects) of the PTA are:

a. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship, and throughout the community;  b.  To raise the standards of home life;  c.  To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare, and safety of children and youth;  d. To promote collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;   e.  To engage the public in untied efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social well-being of all children and youth; and  f.  To advocate for the fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public educational funding.


What does PTA do with our fundraising dollars at CHES?

  • PTA contributes $63 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 Back to the 80's Party.  
  •  The Cheatham Hill PTA also sponsors the Reflections Contest, Rocket Reader Program, Art Show, International Night, our Visiting Authors Programs, Red Ribbon Week, and the Science Fair.
  • PTA purchases agendas for every student in 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at Cheatham Hil Elementary. 

2020-2021 PTA Board

Executive Committee: 

President-  Leigh Ann Soublis                                                                        

678-365-6747     chesptapres@gmail.com   

Vice President-  Tonya Annino

404-374-8768    chesptavp1@gmail.com       

Vice President-   Tarez Mercer                                                      

770-855-3758     chesptavp2@gmail.com

Secretary-   Jacqueline Lee                                                              

770-313-4953     chesptasecretary1@gmail.com

Treasurer-    Grant Fossum                                                             

                           chesptatreasurer1@gmail.com

Parliamentarian- Dana Davis 

678-517-4303      chesptaparliamentarian@gmail.com

Principal-  Dr. Carpenter                                                     

678-594-8034           Kevin.carpenter@cobbk12.org


Board Teachers and Administrators:


Board Committees :

Please contact chesptapres@gmail.com if your interested in joining the PTA board.    

Art Show

The Art Show 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.

Susan Brough           678-371-9780             Lsubrough@gmail.com 

Cash for Trash 

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

Amanda Petersen       678-439-9450         cheathamhillcash4trash#gmail.com

Community Outreach

We reach out, through the help of the school social worker and counselors for our 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, school supplies and clothing drives.

Jennifer Cowan          404-217-3473              jennifer@thecowanconnection.com   

Looking for replacement trainee for next year 2021-2022

Fall Festival - Canceled for the year 2020-2021.

This is one of our biggest fundraisers!  A family event with inflatable’s and interactive games that you can win tickets for prizes.  We have many local business vendors with games, giveaways and product for sale.  Our local Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are involves. We also have our famous Pumpkin Walk from Team Cowan from Keller Williams Realty, Pumpkin Coloring Contest. The committee does planning, publicity, ticket sales, decorating, and games and is staffed by parent and local middle and high school BETA Club volunteers.

Jenny Roach            678-488-5115                  jroach@stocorp.com

Amy Jones               404-788-6851                 amy@accessjones.com

Family Spirit Nights

PTA holds Family Spirit Nights at  Chick-Fil-A, Otter’s, Zaxby’s, Long Horn, and other local businesses.  Volunteers help with planning, attendance and publicity of each event.

Looking for replacement for this year 2020-2021

Fifth Grade Party

This is our  End of Year celebration for outgoing 5th graders as the move on to Middle School.  Volunteers help the Committee Chairs with getting donations from local community businesses to help fund the party, planning the party theme, games, food, entertainment, slide show, decorations, and help with set up and clean up the day of party.

 

International Night

A night when we showcase our CHES students own heritage presentations. A fun filled evening with entertainment and food tastings from around the world.  Volunteers help with planning and publicity of the event.

 

Holiday Shop:

A time for the students to purchase holiday gifts for friends and family at resonable prices.  The students learn to shop on a budget and choose from a large array of products. Volunteer help with planning, set up and publicity of event.

Cindy Maslin           470-402-0233         cam5407@yahoo.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.

Ana Alvarado          770-912-3931          ana.19832010@hotmail.com

Looking for Co-chair replacement for this year 2020-2021

Turkey Trot -Health & Youth Services 

The Turkey Trot  is a free event for our families, a run/jog/walk event on a Saturday to help promote health and fitness.  Volunteers help with planning and promoting the event. 

Penny Roach             678-886-2905               penpen155@yahoo.com

Membership 

This commitee is the base of our fundraising for the year.  Our membership committee promotes PTA at Sneak-A- Peek and Open House, keep accurate record of members and distribute membership cards, and they plan and execute the family fun nights for our CHES PTA members.

Jenny Roach            678-488-5115                  jroach@stocorp.com

Amy Jones               404-788-6851                  amy@accessjones.com

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.    

Tonya Annino           404-374-8768         Tonyaannino@gmail.com 

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.

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

Looking for replacement trainee for next year 2021-2022

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.

Stacey Sheikh        678-592-4080       stacy121@yahoo.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.    

Looking for replacement for this year 2020-2021

"Back to the 80's Party"

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.

Tonya Annino           404-374-8768         Tonyaannino@gmail.com 

Jenny Roach            678-488-5115           jroach@stocorp.com

Amy Jones               404-788-6851          amy@accessjones.com

Spirit Wear

The Chair works with Executive Board on planning, ordering, advertising, selling, and keeping inventory of the Spirit Wear.  The Chair helps plan selling at the Sneak-a-Peek, Open House and periodically throughout the year.

Jenna Belfanti            803-309-1758        jmbelfanti@gmail.com

School 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.

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.

Tarez Mercer           770-855-3758       cheathamhillyearbook@gmail.com