The purpose of our PTA is to involve parents and staff in programs and activities that enrich the school experience for all students.  Below is a list of our goals for the 2020-2021 school year.

  • To promote communication and cooperation between home and school through our website, our Echoes newsletter, our school directory, our yearbook and other tools of communication.
  • To educate and empower parents and to encourage their involvement in our school.
  • To help our students to develop strong ethical values by planning programs that reinforce the pillars of Character Counts, by participating in community outreach programs, such as Adopt-a-Family, and by responding to the specific needs of our Deer Canyon Community.
  • To help each child reach their goal of literacy by coordinating programs such as the Scholastic Book Fair.
  • To promote STEAM education by providing learning opportunities for our students in programs such as PowerPoint training, Coding Clinics, Science Field Day and STEAM workshops.
  • To promote health and wellness for our students by sponsoring YMCA Sports Clinics, Red Ribbon Week, Wellness Fair and Running Club.
  • To support our teachers and staff by providing volunteer assistance, an allowance for instructional materials, Room Parent coordination/training and the Teacher Appreciation Week celebration.
  • To promote a culture of inclusiveness and camaraderie by sponsoring cultural awareness programs like Family Heritage Night, the culture of the month program, and programs like Spirit Wear that increase school spirit and our sense of community.
  • To promote our students’ involvement in the arts by sponsoring the Reflections Art Program, the Winter Recital, the Talent Show and supporting our Band and Choir.
  • To help our students revel in the joy of childhood by sponsoring fun family events such as Monster Mash/Family Dance, Family Fun Night, the Talent Show and interesting assemblies.
  • To work closely with the Deer Canyon Foundation to meet the educational needs or our children and families.