About Us

The Carmel Creek PTA is a non-profit organization run by parent volunteers. When you become a member, you are part of an organization that builds ties between teachers, parents and students by funding educational materials, school assemblies, and community building gatherings.



    • School / Playground equipment
    • School supplies
    • Contribution to Technology, including iPads
    • Books and Beyond–  A program that encourages kids to read and the keeps the motivation on with prizes at different levels.

    • Speech Masters – A program to encourage public Speaking skills among children.

    • Challenge 24 – A program that helps children master math skills.

    • Educational Assemblies– PTA sponsors about three educational assemblies. Every year experts from different fields  introduce children to fun and learning in Science, Arts, Anti Bullying, and Physical Fitness.

    • Reflections – A great national PTA  program that encourages students to participate in a contest in Visual Arts, Music and Literature. Our children have fared very well with many awardees at the county and district level.

    • Science Fair – A program that encourages children to be little scientists and create their own science project.

    • Cougar Clips – Be updated on our upcoming events with our weekly online magazine.

    • Cougars in Motion – A running program for our TK through 4th graders. Kids run between 1-8 laps every Thursday and their progress can be monitored online.


  • Heritage Day – Try different cuisines prepared by our very own parents. Get your own masterpiece! Experience different cultures through their dance and music with our children’s performances at  the International Potluck
  • Halloween Parade and Bingo Night – Nothing is cuter than our children trying to be scary in their Halloween costumes. Enjoy them and play some Bingo while you’re at it. Kids get pretty competitive vying for the prizes. Don’t forget to check for photos in the local newspapers.

  • Grade Socials – Come and interact with parents and students from your child’s class and grade level.

  • Field Day – lots of fun, games, races, and food. A real stress buster towards the end of the school year.

  • Red Ribbon Week – We emphasize and give a further push to health during this week. Healthy snacks, a great assembly, making children think about healthy goals is all what this week is about.

  • Fun Run for the Foundation– Our foundation makes a huge contribution to our children by funding our Art, Science, PE and Technology faculty. PTA conducts a Fun Run each year to make up for deficit funds.

  • End of the Year Celebration – Our children and parents love this event. With food,  Games, bouncy houses and superlative performances by our students, this is one fabulous way of ending the school year!


  • Year Book – Our volunteers work hard to capture your children’s class memories into a beautiful yearbook.

  • Directory – Get a handy directory with children’s names and parents contact details for those playdates or birthday invitations!  (PTA membership form has an opt out option if you do not want your child’s information included)

  • Dates at a Glance – Have all your important dates on one sheet for ready reference.

Clean your closets, contribute some food or give a small Christmas gift while helping out the  needy. Our dedicated volunteers take your contribution where it is needed. Simply volunteer in any event/ activity as and when convenient.

For more information on the positions above please contact Rachel Ive at rachelive.au@gmail.com or Summer Harriff at sharriff@me.comFor all other volunteering opportunities please contact Michelle Dickerhoof (VP Volunteers) oceanfamily4@gmail.com.