Atkinson Elementary PTA

Welcome to the Atkinson Elementary PTA website! Here you can find the latest information about PTA programs and activities at Atkinson Elementary School in Portland, Oregon. Being a part of the PTA makes a difference for your school community.

Upcoming Events:

March 2020

6th: Outdoor Learning Gardens Meeting (All Welcome!), 8:45 – 10:00 a.m.

12th:  Garden Work Party – All Welcome! 8:45 a.m.-11 a.m. in Multicultural Garden (Courtyard)

13th: Amigos Committee Meeting (All Welcome!), 9 a.m. in Cafeteria

16-20th: Last Week of Atkinson Basketball (5th Grade All Star Game and Season Banquet)

19th: Tend, Mend & Mingle @ Atkinson Gardens (All Welcome!), 8:45 a.m.-11 a.m.

20th: 4th Grade Causa Cooking Day in the Gardens 

April 2020

3rd: Earth Art Day Celebration in the Gardens (Grades 3-5)

4th: Atkinson PTA Auction – SAVE THE DATE!

7th: PTA BOARD Meeting, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

10th: Amigos Committee Meeting (All Welcome!), 9 a.m. in Cafeteria

10th: Earth Art Day Celebration in the Gardens (K-2)

14th: PTA Meeting (All Welcome!), 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. in Atkinson Library (childcare provided) 

Contact The PTA President for questions regarding events.

Atkinson PTA meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except December and March). Meetings are held in the Atkinson Library at 6:30 pm. You do not need to be a member to attend! All parents and staff are welcome, though voting is done by members. Free child care for school-age children is provided in the school cafeteria for parents attending the meeting. Click on the “Meetings” tab for next meeting’s info and agenda.

Donations are tax-deductible and can be made at any time throughout the year by leaving a check made out to “Atkinson PTA” in the PTA lockbox in the school office. You can also donate to PTA online through PayPal by clicking here. Thank you for your support!


Become an Atkinson PTA Member today! Whether you have time to volunteer with PTA or not, your membership allows PTA to fund classroom field trips, new PE and music equipment, supplies and books, outdoor learning opportunities in the gardens, fun social and cultural events, and so much more. Becoming a member of PTA is also the best way to stay informed about what’s going on in the school and how to plug in to volunteer opportunities that fit your life and schedule. Click here to download a membership form!

PTA Mission Statement

Oregon PTA Mission: To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the community and before governmental bodies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children; to assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their children; and to encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.

Atkinson PTA Mission: The Atkinson PTA, an affiliated constituent of Oregon PTA, is an independent body composed of family members, staff, and members of our extended community. We embrace and support the diversity of culture and background found in our community. We strive to promote student achievement, well-being, and success by supporting equitable, accessible, high benefit enrichment opportunities, suited to our community. We encourage family involvement in PTA, school, and classroom programs and activities.