Emerson Elementary School

Emerson PTA

PTA Fair Share

Be sure to submit your Fair Share and PTA dues. These funds make up a majority of our operating budget and support great programs like Science Olympiad, Chess Club, Assemblies, Running Club, Rec Nights and so many more.

There are a couple of ways to pay your Fair Share. You can pay online here (there is a small convenience fee for the online transaction) or you can download the paper form and return it to school with your child. 

Emerson Happenings



The nominating committee submits the following nominations for officers of the Emerson PTA for the 2018 year.


  • President - Beth Diviacchi
  • Vice President - Laura Wise
  • Vice President of Communications - Laura Yates
  • Vice President Ways and Means - Kristen Gryglas
  • Secretary - Tina Jordanoff
  • Treasurer - Dina Bradford
  • VP Social - Kate Melzer

The following positions are open for the 2018 - 2019 school year:


  • LRC Coordinator - The Chair will volunteer his or her time to help shelve books in the library there is not set schedule  the library appreciates any time you can give! You will also be asked at times to send out a group email to the committee members who signed up to help in the library asking if they have time to stop in and shelve books.
  • Yearbook - The committee chairs will coordinate yearbook committee members to take pictures of different events being held at the school as well as some off site events like band and orchestra nights. You and your committee members will also work closely with the Yearbook Club which is made up of 5th grade students who participate in the design and production of our school yearbook. You do not need any prior experience or need to have a 5th grade student to help chair this committee.
  • PTA Council Scholarship Fundraising Coordinator-This role entails getting email communication to the school’s PTA newsletter highlighting events (2 fundraisers and the Fannie May candy sale), distributing Fannie May candy sale catalogues to the school (1 per family), and reading and scoring York seniors’ applications for the PTA Council scholarship (open to all college bound York seniors). All of the above jobs can be done on your own time in the time frame given and can flexibly work into your schedule. You are not required to be at the fundraisers.
  • School Board Representative - This person will attend School Board Meetings and relay and important information back to the Emerson PTA members at our meetings or to the President of the PTA.  If you can’t attend some of the meetings you can always view it online or look at the minutes posted on the District 205 website after the meetings.

  • Summer Camp Open House -  This person will be the Emerson Rep at the Open House held in February. You will be asked to attend one or two planning meetings and possibly be assigned a job to do on your own time as well as attend the Open House and donate an hour or two of your time on that evening.



The 2nd Annual Emerson School Talent Showcase will return on Friday, February 23, 2018.  




Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm:  Kick-Off Meeting in the school gym.  Students are required to perform a sample of their act. NEW THIS YEAR:  Family acts are welcome.  If students wish to have their parent(s) perform on stage with them, this year they can! Attendance is mandatory.  Students will be allowed to leave after they show the sample of their act.  


Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm:  Dress Rehearsal in the school gym.  Attendance is mandatory and students are required to stay the entire time.


Friday, February 23, 2018 - Talent Showcase - Call time & Show time TBD 


Anyone interested in participating must turn in an Entry Form by Tuesday, December 12, 2017



Additional information & the Entry Form can be found on here.  Questions can be emailed to Marisa Costa - mcosta88@comcast.net


Emerson PTA Calendar

Today: 6/15/18


You can now pay PTA Dues and Fair Share online.




Purchase Spirit Wear online.