The Freedom PTA


    Mailing address: Freedom PTA 2608 McLeod Dr E, West Fargo, ND 58078

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    Welcome to the Freedom Elementary School PTA! Here you will learn about all of the wonderful things parents and teachers do to enrich the educational experiences of the children at Freedom Elementary School.

    What is the PTA?
    We are a local Parent Teacher Association that is organized by interested parents and teachers. It is a PTA organized under the authority of North Dakota Congress of Parents and Teachers (NDPTA), a branch of National Congress of Parents and Teachers (National PTA).  The Freedom Elementary School PTA has bylaws that govern the operation and five officers that ensure things run smoothly.

    Our Mission

    • To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place of worship,
    • To raise the standards of home life,
    • To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth,
    • To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth
    • To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education

    Join us at our next meeting! All parents and teachers are welcome to attend the PTA meetings. Each meeting is held on the second Monday or Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM in the school media center. Childcare is provided during meetings.

    If you have questions about the Freedom PTA, feel free to contact this year’s officers via email. To sign up for the Freedom Elementary School PTA, please complete the membership form below and drop it off at the school’s main office or at a PTA meeting. Be sure to check out the Freedom PTA Facebook page for photos and more...

    PTA 2020-2021 Board

    Cara Christenson, President
    Lori Steinbrink,  Vice President
    Carly Wright, Secretary
    Brandy Arends, Treasurer

    Committee Types and Descriptions

    Yearbook Committee: Meet with Scherling rep to install software, confirm student’s photos are in correct classes and names are correct (this info is provided), design yearbook color scheme, get candid/event photos from teachers and staff, design class photo pages and event pages, and judge cover contest.

    Staff Appreciation Week: Come up with ideas to celebrate our amazing Freedom staff each day for the week of May 4th-8th within budget, purchase/make whatever needs to be done or organize other volunteers to do so, and the execute your plan during that week.

    Events: *Note, this committee could be broken down into each event if participants preferred* Plan activities, concessions, items for purchase, pricing, coordinating volunteers, and advertising for events such as Turkey Bingo, Winter Family Night, STEAM Night, and PTA Family Fun Night. Help supervise events and purchase items needed within budget.

    Boxtops: Get students excited about collecting boxtops, make sure they are turned in, organized, counted, and postmarked prior to deadline.

    Conferences: Help recruit and organize volunteers for the bookfair, and provide staff meals within budget during conferences (you can set up food for delivery, drop off catering, organize a pot luck with other parents, etc)


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Upcoming Events


  • May 12 Meeting minutes

  • April 21 Meeting

  • January 2020 Minutes

  • December 2019 Minutes

  • November 2019 Minutes

  • Oct 2019 Minutes

  • Sep 2019 Mintues

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