Frequently Asked Questions
Can I bring my younger son or daughter to school when i'm volunteering?
If you're not working directly with students, you can bring a younger child to school with you. For example, if you're making copies or helping decorate for an event, younger children can come. If you're class sitting or helping at Field Day, unfortunately they cannot.
Where can I buy a red, Mandy the whale t-shirt?
In the MES office. They cost $10.
Can I receive Text reminders of volunteer opportunities?
Absolutely! Just text @7cbgec8 to 81010
can anyone come to PTA board meetings?
Yes! All are welcome to join us for our monthly meeting.
i forgot to sign up. can i still volunteer at an event?
You certainly can, though we'd love to know you're coming. It helps us plan and manage events better when we know who's coming.
How do i know what's going on at mes?
I signed up to volunteer, but now i can't come. am I in trouble?
Of course not! Things happen! We understand! Please just give us as much notice as possible so we can make alternate arrangements.
How are pta board members selected?
Each spring, nominations are accepted for board positions. A nominating committee made up of several existing board members and the MES principal recommend people from among the nominees to fill board positions. A vote is taken at the PTA general meeting in April.
how does the pta use the funds it raises?
The PTA helps pay for technology-based learning programs, student tutoring, special projects for teachers, equipment and technology and much more. If you'd ever like to see a copy of our budget, just ask. We'll be happy to show you.