"Together, Everyone Achieves More"Signal Hill Parent Faculty Association
SHPFA’s President is responsible for the general management of the organization and working closely with Signal Hill School’s Principal, staff, and parents to achieve the SHPFA mission. While assisting Board VPs and committee chairs, the President will make sure each event adheres to school policy and expectations. The President is committed to understanding and addressing parent's and staff concerns as they relate to SHPFA-sponsored events, and will welcome new ideas. To provide opportunity for communication and planning, the President will schedule regular and efficient meetings. Finally, SHPFA’s President will respect the time of the SHPFA Board, parents and teachers, and remind everyone, including our students, to have fun along the way!
– Signal Hill Spirit and Values
Kate Mitchell and Danielle Noonan
This role will organize several events aimed at promoting school spirit and providing opportunities for our children to “give back.” Past projects have included the MLK Day of Service, captivating Assemblies, and Spirit Wear sales. Fresh ideas are forming that we know the children will enjoy this year.
Signal Hill Fundraising
Randi Brown and Melissa Casa
This role is tasked with all fundraising events that engage the school community and raise needed funds to make impactful gifts to Signal Hill. Some fundraisers include our annual Holiday Shop, School Store, BoxTops for Education and AmazonSmile. Each year they will continue to look for new and exciting ways to raise funds to give back to Signal Hill School.
Signal Hill Social Committee
Kim Alber and Renee Moore
This role is here to remind us all to have some fun! They also remind us to say Thank You several times during the school year. In addition to some new ideas for the upcoming school year, the Social Committee will plan various social events to bring our community together.
Kristen Haid and Open Position
SHPFA’s Secretary oversees all communications and public affairs, including the Weekly SHPFA post on the E-news, SHPFA Facebook Page, the Remind app and capturing Board meeting minutes.
Staci Cedar and Lisa Offt
SHPFA’s treasurers are chiefly responsible for being custodians of SHPFA’s finances, and providing financial information to support decision-making. Regular duties include accounts receivable/payable, banking, and communicating with the IRS to maintain SHPFA’s non-profit status. Each year, the Treasurer will provide budget and expense advice for each SHPFA event, and provide a monthly budget and spending report to the Board. . The Treasurers will also manage all SHPFA membership information.
Jennifer Stewart and Open Position
SHPFA’s Liaisons are our primary connection between SHPFA and Signal Hill’s Room Parents and Teachers. The Liaison will support the SHPFA Membership Drive, staff appreciations and play a significant role in coordinating the Thanksgiving Adopt-a-Family and Teacher Appreciation Luncheon. The SHPFA Liaison also helps the Board to understand any concern among the parent community or teachers and alert us to any immediate needs of the teachers or staff.
· Book Fair Chair: Sarah Zalcmann and Rachel Barrucco. Supports our school librarian with planning and execution of two book fairs a year.
· Yearbook Chair: Pam Rosenberg and Open Position. Leads the effort to create our annual Signal Hill yearbook.
· Giving Tree Chair: Sarah Zalcmann and Kate Mitchell. Works with our School Guidance Counselor to organize, collect, and distribute holiday gifts to those in need.
· 5th Grade Committee Chair: TBD. Leads all efforts related to 5th grade promotion activities