Frequently Asked Questions: The page contains answers to common questions of 
students and parents.

  1. Why should I join PTA?

  2. Do I need to attend the meetings?

  3. Do I need to volunteer?

  4. Is it too late to become a member?




Why should I join PTA?

Today more than ever, schools are challenged to provide every 
child with the best education. Budgets are tight while government 
requirements are growing. Schools are challenged to do more with 

More than 30 years of research has proven that children do better 
when their parents are involved both at home and in school. 
Grades are higher. Test scores rise. Self-esteem grows. Schools 

Powerful outcomes from your active involvement in your child's 
education. You know the benefits and want to make a difference, 
but how can you be more actively involved? It's simple. Join the 
Parent Teacher Association.



Do I need to attend the meetings?

It is not necessary to attend meetings, but this is the best way 
to keep informed of all that PTA is doing for the children and 
staff at Lee Eaton.

If you are unable to make the meetings, agendas and minutes can 
be found on this website.



Do I need to volunteer?

PTA does understand that we have many working parents. 
Volunteering does not always require you to be at the building 
and we host many activities after school hours, such as family 
fun events. 

Even if you join upromise, send in some box tops and Campbell 
Soup labels, purchase books at the Book Fair, donate a dish 
during conference meals or teacher appreciation events, etc., 
that shows that you are helping out the PTA and every student at 
Lee Eaton.



Is it too late to become a member?

Absolutely not! Download the membership application in the FORMS 
section of this website and send it into school with your child.