10.  It’s good for your child   — Research shows that children whose parents are involved in their school make better grades and have fewer disciplinary problems.

9. It’s good for Hillcrest — The Hillcrest PTA is responsible for almost all of the school’s fundraising revenue.  We provide support to teachers and administrators, and they create a caring and supportive atmosphere in the school.

 8.  You’ll get connected — There’s no better way to know what’s going on in the school than to be involved in the PTA!

7.  You’ll be part of the National PTA network — Joining the Hillcrest PTA also provides you with membership in the National PTA.  You’ll find out what the PTA does on a national level for education.

 6.  You’ll make a difference — By volunteering with the PTA, you’ll be able to use your skills for a great cause, your child’s education!

 5.  It’s fun! — You’ll connect with a group of people who are all concerned with creating a better environment for their children.  You will help plan fun events, socials and get togethers that the whole family can attend.

 4.  You’ll be a role model  — You’ll show your children that not only are they important to you, but their education is as well.

 3.  You’ll help raise necessary funds  — The PTA fundraises to provide more educational opportunities for our children.  Fundraising remains an important part of improving the quality of Hillcrest overall.

 2.  It’s flexible — The Hillcrest PTA has progressed to meet the changing needs of parents.  There are a variety of small ways parents can help and be involved in the PTA.

 1.  It’s for every parent!  — Your voice and opinion matters!!!  Your voice and ideas can help improve the quality of education for your children and their peers.