​ Get Involved! We love our Volunteers!

Parent Volunteers play an integral part at Antelope Trails. We appreciate and recognize your time, talent, expertise, support and assistance you give! Volunteers may include parents (Parent Volunteers) and patrons (Volunteers).  In order to volunteer at any District 20,  school parents must complete a Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) background check. There is a $6.85 fee payable to the school due at the time of application.  Volunteers must complete a CBI and a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background check and   fingerprinting process.  There is a $6.85 CBI fee, a $39.50 FBI fee payable to the school due at the application time.  The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) will also have a $15 fee for fingerprinting.

Applications for all volunteers are available in the front office or are available on our website under School Documents.

Becoming a Volunteer at Antelope Trails

  • Once your background checks have been approved, a school secretary will notify you that your application has been approved. Volunteers wishing to help with the PTO sponsored events should contact the PTO.
  • ​New Volunteers must attend Volunteer Orientation held at the beginning of the school year.

Volunteer Agreements

  • The volunteer cooperatively supports the teachers; the principal and other school staff members.
  • The volunteer is punctual and reliable.
  • The teacher has full responsibility for the child’s education. The volunteer should not assume responsibility for planning or working with any child without teacher direction.
  • Volunteers are to remain in plain sight of school personnel at all times when working with children.
  • The volunteer WILL NOT discuss the children who are participating in the program with anyone except the school professional. The volunteer will discuss observations only with the school.

Antelope Trails PTO 2017-2018

The Antelope Trails Elementary School PTO would like to welcome new and returning families back to school! We hope you all had a fun, relaxing and restful summer.

The PTO, a non-profit organization, is a community of parents, students, teachers and administrators that work collaboratively to enhance each child's educational environment here at Antelope Trails.  We have such a wonderful and warm community that makes ATE a great place to be! Through generous donations, volunteer opportunities, and fundraising efforts, our PTO is able to provide grants and support for our school and our children.

For the PTO to be truly effective, we would love for you to become involved!  Whether you work in or outside the home, there are endless opportunities for you to share your time and talents.  In doing so, you will interact with the students, become friends with other parents, and accomplish things that will benefit all of our children.

Last school year, with the help of parents and the ATE community, we accomplished great things!  We are proud to tell you that over $20,000 was raised through our fundraisers. We were able to purchase 30 iPads and keyboards to assist with students' personalized learning, locking charging stations for 4th grade iPads (stored in classrooms), a set of tubano percussion drums for the music room, tables for events, and a new digital marquee that will be installed in front of the school in the summer of 2017. 

 We invite you to join us at some of the PTO sponsored events scheduled this school year:

Back to School Extravaganza!           Run with the Antelopes (Fundraiser)       

Shake Your Tails at Antelope Trails (School Dance, Basket Raffle & Silent Auction)

Family Movie Nights     Donuts with Mom       Senior Friends Breakfast        Donuts with Dad

 Please join us at our first PTO meeting for the 2017-2018 school year that is scheduled for Tuesday, August 22nd at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria. Childcare and refreshments are provided.

Meetings for 2017-2018 are scheduled for:
 
August 22
September 19
October 17
November 14
January 16
February 20
April 17
May 15

2017-2018 ATE PTO Officers
Co-​Presidents​Leslie Kingrey and Pam Hoskins
​Vice-President
​Abbie Leonard
​Treasurer​Shannon La Pierre
​Secretary​Steffany Reeve

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   Email us at:  ATEPTO@yahoo.com
Visit our webpage at: atepto.weebly.com
    
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 Click here for the 2016-2017 Directory: ATE PTO Directory 16Dec2016 FINAL.pdf