Capri PTA Programs 2021-2022

We are so fortunate to have a large, varied school population with many backgrounds, skills, talents and personalities.

"Volunteers are not paid ... not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless."

If you would like to donate your time or have an idea that could benefit our school/programs, please let us know or find a committee to join!

Volunteer opportunities can be ongoing, monthly, or even onetime events. Offering your support through time, talent, and other means is a great way to help the school and your child and a chance to meet other parents!


Here are some ways to learn about volunteer

opportunities with the Capri Elementary PTA

Check out the program descriptions below

Contact your child's classroom parent(s)

All PTA Programs

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Chair: on hold

Parent volunteers teach art lessons within the classroom based on core curriculum. Supplies and online lessons plans are provided per grade and can be found in the PTA Room.  Chairperson will support classroom Art Docents, order supplies and organize participation per grade for Red Ribbon Week, Spring Auction & Fair.

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Book Exchange

Chair: Jessica Petree

The Book Exchange is a wonderful opportunity for students to bring in books that they have already read and exchange them for books that other students have brought in. For each book that a student brings in, they may choose a "new" book to take home.  Chairperson will direct planning and organization of event with the help from volunteers to sort books by reading level and genre.

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Book Fair

Chair: Julie Cuevas

In-school event that brings joy and excitement of reading  to students. The library will transform into the look and feel of a bustling bookstore.  The chairperson coordinate with scholastic book company to create bookfair and organize volunteers throughout the week to assist throughout the day.  Chairperson will host a Teacher Luncheon with the help of the Hospitality Chair.

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Box Tops for Education

Chairs: Chelsea Renaud & Erica Kan

Implement a box top collection program where box tops are collected at various times throughout the school year.  For each box top submitted, Capri Elementary will receive $0.10. Chairperson will implement saving program and create incentives for classroom participation.

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Capri de Mayo

Chairs: Paige Jensen & Peri Lachman

Capri’s own Spring Fiesta is a great way to end the school year and kick off the summer. Come join in on the FUN!! There's plenty of good food, music and fun activities.  Everyone including friends and extended family is invited! Chair person organizes event with volunteers assisting to run booths, supervise the attractions, work cash registers, set up activities and tear down the show.

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Capri Reads

Chair: Alana Evans

Capri’s annual reading program designed to promote reading in a fun and motivating atmosphere. Chair person will be responsible for organizing the program and hosting the Medal Ceremony with the help of volunteers.

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Chair: on hold

Come and join the fun before school, where children are invited to run/walk on the track at 7:30am.  Students are responsible for goal setting and keeping track of their laps. Volunteers needed for supervision.  Chairperson will organize morning, work with lap tracker software and continually educate school community on the benefits of this program.  Chair may be asked to assist with the jogathon.

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Capri Wear

Chair: Amy Zuanich

Show your Capri pride with custom items like apparel, water bottles, stickers, hats and much more...all sporting a new design!

Capri Wear is now available for purchase in our Online Shop (for pickup in person).

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Dad's Club

Chair: Glen Seider

Join the Dad's club to support community events at school and meet other dads.

Capri's Green Team Rep represents Capri with other parents, staff and community members through the district. This group is responsible for the implementation of green initiatives throughout the school district.  EUSD has also contracted with Healthy Day Partners to provide oversight, research and planning for insuring a greener, earth-friendly district.

Capri's Green Team Rep represents Capri with other parents, staff and community members through the district. This group is responsible for the implementation of green initiatives throughout the school district.  EUSD has also contracted with Healthy Day Partners to provide oversight, research and planning for insuring a greener, earth-friendly district.

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Green Team

Chair: Rachel Woodfield & Lisa Rae

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Kindness Ability Awareness

Chair: Peri Lachman

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Chair: Open

Assist Librarian with organization of library, book selection/ordering.  Weekly/monthly shelf maintenance and/or any other task that may be needed. Set up monthly displays (seasonal, holiday, fun themes) that draw kids into space.

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Encinitas Education Foundation's promotes the Annual Giving Fund (AGF), to help raise money for the "Wheel" Program.  EEF representatives create a fundraising campaign at the beginning of the year to help raise funds to support the enrichment programs of Science, PE, Music and Computer Coding.

AGF Chairpersons

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Fall Festival

Chair: Christine Galione

Help with ticket sales, set-up, tear down, running the games, selling food, baked goods, etc.

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Field Day

Chair: Open

Email us for more information

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Garden Club

Chair: Open

Email us for more information

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Chair: Open

Email us for more information

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GOTR Girls On the Run

Chair: Open

Email us for more information

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Holiday Drive

Chair: Lauren Calderone

The Holiday Drive is an annual event where Capri families support other Capri families in need during the holiday season. Clothes, toys, food, gift cards, school supplies, etc. are collected and distributed to our very own.  Organize volunteers to create holiday bins for classroom donations and create a "Store" of donated items for our Capri Families to shop.

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Chair: Jamie Walton

Put your running shoes on and support "The Jog A Thon"  The Chairperson for this event with the help of volunteers plans, implements and executes Capri PTA's largest fundraiser! Over 700 students participate by collecting donations, running and spreading school spirit!

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Math 24

Chair: Sonya Kinzly

Teach 3rd-6th graders to play the Math 24 game; coordinate school-wide competition to select participants for the district-wide competition.

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Red Ribbon Week

Chair: Bridget Burke & Katie Nelson

An early-intervention program to create awareness of healthy living choices. Red ribbons are used to remember drug enforcement agent, Kiki Camarena, who was killed on duty while trying to prevent illegal drug trafficking.  The chairperson for this event, plans and implements a campus wide event where students attend age-appropriate assemblies and learn about healthy choices.

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Spring Auction

Chair: Denean Mosman

Spring Fundraiser, the  EEF fundraiser that helps raises the other half of the necessary funds to support our "Wheel".  The Spring auction Chair will organize volunteers to create a Gala and Online Auction. The Spring Gala is enjoyed by parents, teachers, and staff.

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Staff Appreciation

Chair: Grace Chillingrian & Katie Nelson

This week is dedicated to honor our  WONDERFUL teachers and staff during National Teacher Appreciation Week.  All week long, the school community will show our heartfelt thanks for their dedication to our children.  The Chairperson for this event will develop a week long theme of appreciation for teacher's/staff as well as host a catered lunch.

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Chair: Allison Mangiafico

This is a group of rock star parents that volunteer their time and bilingual talent working alongside PTA in translating all communication.

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A Talent Show showcasing our very own students!  This event is one of Capri’s favorites among families!  And admission is FREE!

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Chair: Amy Zuanich

A wonderful compilation of our school is put together and available for purchase. Volunteers are asked to take pictures during school events and programs.

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Halloween should be more than just CANDY!!  By Trick-or-Treating for UNICEF, Capri students will join the cause to collect donations to help children that live in countries where poverty, war or natural disaster make it difficult to get even the basics they need to survive. Information is distributed throughout the campus along with collection packets prior to Halloween/Fall Break.  

Classroom collection will resume after fall break.

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