Interested in Volunteering your time or joining the PTSO?

Thank you for your interest in helping out!

An organization completely run by volunteers, the Altadeña PTSO relies on individuals like YOU to help make our vision a reality. Whether you’re best suited for behind-the-scenes brainstorming, fast-talking fundraising or somewhere in between, the Altadeña PTSO has a job for you!

To get started, email our volunteer coordinator. You may also contact any of our Committee Chairs listed below for more information.

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” ~ Oscar Wilde

Ways to get involved:

Sign up to become part of a Committee

Volunteer at our Next Event

Fundraising chair

Fundraising Chair

Chair: Kim Graber
email Kim

Fall Fundraiser: August 16th – September 3rd. Oversees an all-school fall fundraiser that engages both parents and students to provide the finances needed to support the Altadena teacher, staff and student communities.

family dinnner nights

Family Dinner Nights

Chair: Jen Metzger
email Jen
Plans FUN Nights out for the entire family to support local restaurants and raise funds for PTSO.

Spirit Wear

Spirit Wear

Chair: Open
email Volunteer Coordinator
This position is tasked with creating a new Altadena school t-shirt and/or hoodie design for the 2021-22 school year. This position maintains the accuracy of the spirit wear on-line ordering site, keeps inventory of all spirit wear and manages delivery and receipt of spirit wear items. All spirit wear sales are done electronically, with the exception of those sold at Back-to-School night.


Hospitality/Staff Appreciation

Chair: Sue Donoghue
email Sue
This committee is responsible for coordinating our monthly Teacher/Staff Appreciation Luncheons and the annual Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week in May. Committee members plan, set up and coordinate donations, which are solicited from Altadeña families via monthly email requests. Parent donations are greatly appreciated and make these events a huge success! If you are interested in donating items throughout the year, please email Sue to be added to the list.

8th grade dance

8th Grade Promotion Dance

Chair: Open
email Volunteer Coordinator

This is a committee of 8th grade parents who have a desire to put on a spectacular celebration to commemorate the conclusion of our children’s middle school years and send them off to high school (seriously)!

Box Tops for education

Box Tops for Education

Chair: Open
Email Volunteer Coordinator
This committee promotes the collection of BoxTops within Altadeña’s student body and mails collected BoxTops for redemption.


I’ll Help Where Needed for an Hour or Two!

Chair: Tanya Sibrava
email Tanya
This group of volunteers will be added to the Volunteer Coordinator’s database and will be emailed when help is needed. Examples of needs might include hearing and vision screenings, PE uniform distribution, special project help, and backup for other committees. This option is designed for folks who aren’t able to commit to a specific committee, but would like to help as needs arise.

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