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Meet our PTA Board

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Emily Brandjord


  • Principal Partnership

  • Publicity

  • Parliamentarian

  • Staff and Teacher Appreciation

  • Website

  • EBlasts

  • Legislation

  • Meet the Teacher

  • Yearbook

  • SMAC

  • Meeting Agendas


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Bryan Ridgeway


  • Assist President

  • Principal Partnership

  • EBlasts

  • School Beautification

  • Publicity

  • School Supplies

  • Volunteer Coordinator

  • Directory

  • Summer Packets


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Erin Major


  • Correspondence

  • Event Child Care

  • Minutes

  • Social Media

  • Welcoming New Families



Jon Sink


  • Membership

  • Audit

  • Budget

  • Disbursements

  • Grants

  • Taxes



Leslie Freeman Moreland


  • Clothing Center

  • Family Fun Nights

  • Donuts with Grownups 

  • Dads In School

  • Project Preschool

  • Sixth Grade Celebration

  • Veteran's Day

  • Playground Nights

  • Book Fairs ( Fall and Spring)

VP, Family & Community Programs


Andrea Wilson


  • Science Enrichment

  • Citizenship + Reflections Contest

  • Assemblies

  • Field Trips

  • Head Room Parents

  • Reward Parties

  • Picture Day

  • Kansas Day

  • Great Kindness Challenge

  • Bike Rodeo

VP, Student Programs


Klarisa Tischhauser


  • School Auction

  • Dodgeball Tournament

  • Fall Fundraiser

  • Skating Parties

  • Artsonia

  • Spirit Wear

  • Rewards Programs

  • Donations

VP, Ways & Means


Jena Parker


  • Duties as assigned

Member At-Large

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Ashley Killingsworth


  • Duties as assigned

Member At-Large


Anna Jensen


  • Provides school updates

  • Represents the staff and school 


Contact us:

Want to get involved, but feel like there isn't enough time for you to commit to a board or chair position? No worries! Please reach out and we can point you in the right direction of helping you help us! You can come to any of the quarterly PTA meetings, we would love to have you, or directly email us at the email listed above. 

If you are interested in leading a committee there are still opportunities to help this year. You can see the full list here. 

Meet our PTA Committee 
Chairs & Co-Chairs

Auction / Trivia Night: Jamie Sink, Erin Major, Nancy Kost

Bike Rodeo: Jon Sink, John Murphy

Bingo Night: Erin Major, Jamie Sink

Book Fair - Fall: Ashley Killingsworth, Megan Minich

Book Fair - Spring: Ashley Killingsworth, Megan Minich

Citizenship Program: Valerie Sprout

Directory: Emily Brandjord, Erin Major

Dodgeball Tournament: Aimy Patel, Cody Murphy

Donuts with Grownups: Erin Yarbrough, Lisa Briggs

Fall Family Fun Night: Savannah Kilgore, Rosa Hodge

Fall Fundraiser: Jena Parker

Fall & Spring Picture Days: Ashley Killingsworth

Field Day: Renee Koch

Fun Run: OPEN

Graphic Designer: Jennifer O’Leary

Great Kindness Challenge: Jena Parker, Courtney Bukovaz

Head Room Parents Coordinator: Megan Minich

Kansas Day: Erin Major

Legislation: Laurel Burchfield

Membership: Bryan Ridgway

Preschool Sneak A Peek: Paige Robinson

Reflections: Jennifer O’Leary, Jaci Candelario

Science Enrichment: Julia Snyder, Julie Kirby

Sixth Grade Celebration: Courtney Bukovaz, April Housel

Skating Parties: Gracia Matlack

SMAC Clothing Exchange: Kory Irwin

Social Media Chair: OPEN

Spirit Wear: OPEN

Spring Family Fun Night: OPEN

Staff Appreciation: Klarisa Tischhauser, Kory Irwin

Summer Reading Program: OPEN

Veteran's Day: Jena Parker, Carolyn Poage

Knights in School: Bryan Ridgway

Watermelon Welcome: Paige Robinson, Anne Williams

Website and Sign up Genius: Courtney Bukovaz, Emily Brandjord

Welcome Committee: Bryan Ridgway

Yearbook: April Housel, Andrea Wilson

You've Been Knighted Fundraiser: Klarisa Tischhauser

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