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.
11th: Kinder Meet and Greet, 10:00 – 12:00, Meet your Librarian at Clinton Park (Woodward and 56th Ave. just up the hill from Atkinson).
17th: Kinder Meet and Greet, 10:00 – 12:00, Tend Mend and Mingle! at the Atkinson School Gardens. Bring your gloves, gardening
tools, and meet other families as we work together to
beautify our school ground. In partnership with PTA Outdoor
Learning Garden program.
24th: PPS Community Care Day (All Welcome), 9a.m. – 12 p.m., Atkinson School Grounds
26th: PTA BOARD Meeting, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
29th: Atkinson Volunteer Day at PTA Clothing Center, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Marshall Campus
6th: Popsicles on the Playground (All Welcome), 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m., Atkinson playground
10th: PTA Meeting (All Welcome), 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., in Atkinson Library (childcare provided)
13th: Amigos Committee Meeting (All Welcome!), 9 a.m. in Cafeteria
19th: Tend, Mend & Mingle in the Atkinson Gardens (All Welcome!), 8:45 a.m.-11 a.m.
20th: Outdoor Learning Gardens Meeting (All Welcome!), 8:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
20th: First day of Atkinson Running Club (held every Friday at recess on Atkinson Playground)
27th: Garden to Cafeteria (Grades K-2)
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.