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PTA Points of Pride

Thank you for your generosity - take a peek at what YOUR dollars supported in the most recent school years! 

School-Wide Assemblies (2021 – 2023 schedule)

  • Is it Science or Magic? (STEM)

  • Science Alive - yearly  (live up-close animal education)

  • Kids Empowered Assembly

Movie Day

  • PTA hosted Family Movie at Milford Cinema 

Family Rollerskating Night 

  • PTA hosted 80’s themed rollerskating night at Bonaventure.

“One School One Book”

  • PTA provided the book “Midas Touch” for the tire school. 

  • PTA provided the book “8 class pets plus 1 dog plus 1 squirrel equals chaos” for every student in the school. 

Field Trip Transportation

  • PTA provides transportation to bused field trips.

Pancakes with My Peeps

  • Community events where students have the chance to their family to school in the morning to enjoy a pancake dinner after school. 


Hardship funds

  • Provides assistance with classroom, lunch, and 5th-grade camp needs.


Sunshine Fund

  • Used to provide small gifts for COE families in their immediate time of loss.


Literature Enrichment

  • The Novel Effect program for the Library. 

Music Enrichment

  • 3rd Grade Field Trip to Lakeland High School to listen to HVS Band preform.


PE Enrichment

  • Purchased new playground structure to be installed in summer of 2023

  • Purchased new balls and equipment for recess

  • Purchased stencils and paint for playground


5th Grade Field Trip 

  • 5th-grade students go on a field trip to Mystic Creek Golf Club where they learn the basics of golf from a pro and have a chance to play mini-golf with their classmates. Pizza party follows


5th Grade Celebration

  • 5th grade students get to celebrate the end of their elementary school education with games and a lock to practice on for middle school lockers. 


Technology Enrichment

  • Purchased 300 Headphones and Mice so every child has their own set with their assigned chomebook

  • Partially funded Mrs. Rennie’s donor choose program to provide Green room equipment. 


Art Enrichment

  • Purchased 2 four ft by twelve ft bulletin boards for displaying student’s artwork. 

  • Clay for class

  • 4th Grade field trip to Detroit Institute of Arts


​JK and Kindergarten Welcome Gift

  • Whiteboard w/dry erase markers for writing practice


Welcome Back Gift for Staff

  • PTA provides Staff T shirts, stock staff lounge with snacks and provide lunch for staff while they set up classrooms.

  • PTA provided a coffee cart and coffee mugs for all staff to enjoy on Fridays. 


Parent-Teacher Conference Dinners

  • Provided dinners and "survival" goodie bags for both nights of parent/teacher conferences to staff


"Bare Books"

  • Kids create a bound book from scratch with a variety of different subject matters (ex. 5th Grade Camp, All About Me, Poetry, State Report, etc.)


Evening Traveling Folders

  • PTA provided each student in the school with a durable plastic folder that they transport homework, completed schoolwork, teacher newsletters, flyers, etc to and from home.


Welcome Back Ice Cream Social

  • PTA hosts a “welcome back to school” social ice cream party at the end of the summer where students can meet their teacher, get reacquainted with friends, and have ice cream. 


Birthday Books

  • Every student in the school receives a Birthday book on their special day signed by the Principal


WATCH D.O.G.S. Program 

  • This is a one-of-a-kind, school-based father involvement program that works to support education and safety

  • WATCH D.O.G.S. are fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father-figures who volunteer to serve at least one day a year in a variety of school activities as assigned by the school principal or other administrator


PTA meetings 

  • Hold meetings with the school Principal and a teacher representative where ideas are generated, channels of communication are opened and events and programs are discussed and voted on


Student Leadership Team

  • Supports programs developed by this student-led group. Programs differ each year


Stipend for Classrooms

  • Each year the PTA provides a sum of money to each classroom to purchase supplies that are not provided by State funds. This money would otherwise come out of the teacher's pockets.


Staff Appreciation Week

  • Every spring the PTA hosts a celebration for our great staff. This week differs year to year but typically includes a luncheon, coffee, bagels, small gifts, candy, recognition letters from the students, etc.


​Holiday Shop

  • “Store” hosted at the school in December where students are assisted by volunteers in shopping for friends and family for $1 item gifts (Students pay for gifts and volunteers help kids shop and wrap).


Scholastic Book Fair (2 Annually)

  • Profits replenish library and classroom bookshelves. “Buy one get one” spring book fair provides big discounts to all shoppers.


Spring Fair

  • School family social event that is coordinated and operated by PTA volunteers



  • Shoots, designs, and creates annual COE yearbook available for purchase


Spirit Wear

  • Coordinates and organizes the ability to purchase COE wearables


Fundraisers with Local Businesses

  • Urban Gryo - Partnered with the restaurant, 10% of all sales during that evening came back to the school. Great meal while supporting local business and your school!


Fundraisers with National Businesses 

  • Kroger Community Rewards - sign up online via your Kroger card and the school receives cash rewards when you shop

  • Box Top Program - PTA coordinates school community to clip (some physical one still around or app available) “Box Tops” from participating food items and school gets a % back


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