5th Grade Hyalite Canyon hike supported by Color Run fitness funds
The Hyalite PAC or parent advisory council is an organization formed by parents, for parents to work in partnering with our school and community to enrich and enhance our children’s educational experience at Hyalite Elementary School.
To accomplish these goals, the Hyalite PAC conducts fundraisers and solicits funding and support from community and families to be spent on:
Classroom enrichment grants including field trips, unique experiences and classroom materials.
Community building through free and low-cost family events and programming such as Fall Festival and family movie night
Parent education and outreach through monthly meetings and speaker presentations on Common Core Math, school safety and more.
School improvement in the form of both curriculum enhancement like art, language and STEAM programs and facilities improvement like playground equipment, sculptures and more.
Outreach to families in need through food drives, snack milk donations and more.
To see what we accomplished last year including our fundraising and budget goals, check out our annual report.
Our current Board members and PAC positions are listed below. THANK YOU to these parents for all they have done and are doing to help us reach our goals:
President: Julie Tollefson
Co-President: Beth Casebolt
Secretary: Jennie Card
Treasurer: Craig Johson
Trustees: Greg Lozano, Betsy Pufahl, Cheri Dyk
Color Run: Cheri Dyk, Ashley Henigman, Greg Lozano
Fun Run: Ashley Henigman
Box Tops for Education Fundraiser: Ross Lehmann
Square1 Art Fundraiser: Melissa Krogstad
Logo Apparel: Betsy Pufahl
Lip Sync for Literacy: Jodi Murray, Greg Lozano
Lifetime Photos: Jennie Card
Art Show: Amity Ivy
Missoula Children's Theater: Ally Pitts, Beth Casebolt
Movie Night: Wendi Rowles
Community Events and Standing Committees
Community Outreach: Anne Marie Dubois
Staff Appreciation: Anika Damon, Jennifer Sonnichsen
Holiday Decorating: Anika Damon, Jennifer Sonnichsen
Any parent is welcome at any board meeting at any time and do not need to hold a position to participate. In fact, all of the above committee chairs would love your help if you see something you might be interested in doing! Please check the calendar for our next work session or membership meeting, sign up to volunteer or reach out with your concerns and ideas.