Join a Committee. Have fun. Help Schiff.


Are you a whiz at networking? Enjoy whipping up a tasty treat? Love graphic design? Passionate about lists or spreadsheets? Just want to contribute to your child's education?


Whatever your passion, we've got a place for you. Several committees meet throughout the year to manage important PTO events and responsibilities. We know Schiff parents have a breadth of skills and experience, and we'd love to put them to work for our kids.


Email the committee chair to learn more! 


The Fundraising Committee's biggest responsibility is Shark Week, Schiff's annual donation drive held soon after school starts. Last year, Schiff families donated over $38,000. This committee also oversees funds received from the Box Tops program, spirit nights at local restaurants, and shopping rewards from partner stores.


Shark Week:  September 9-13, 2019

Committee Chair:  Lauren Bustos


Enjoy documenting both the everyday moments and the big events? Love to edit a photo so it tells a story? 


The Yearbook Committee works with a vendor to design, write, and print the yearbook. The committee would love help both photographing and organizing/editing others' photos as well as documenting major events, articles, and milestones through the year.


Committee Chairs:  Cindy Kamphaus / Dusti Joyner

The Hospitality Committee hosts teacher appreciation lunches and events throughout the year, with most food supplied by the parent body at large. Staff Lunches are held monthly, and special treats are provided daily during Teacher Appreciation Week.  


Staff Luncheon:  Third Wednesday of each month

Teacher Appreciation Week:  TBD

End of Year Lunch:  TBD

Committee Chairs:  Jamie Fong/Diana Fleck

Special Events

Have a passion for helping parents and kids connect? Have ideas for topics or workshops relevant to Schiff parents?


The Special Events Committee hosts beloved school events, plans parent education workshops, and organizes educational programs like Destination Imagination. 


Committee Chair:  Julie Padgett

Fifth Grade Promotion

Want to help make the fifth graders' last year in elementary school unforgettable? 


The Fifth Grade Committee plans the celebrations that commemorate this milestone year at Schiff. Help plan the end of year party, fifth grade luncheon, and other special events. 



Committee Chair:  Pallavi Kavalur

Jan Schiff Elementary


7400 Discovery Lane

Missouri City, TX 77459


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