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Family Involvement

How Can You Support Fireside Elementary?

Fireside Elementary welcomes the active participation of parents, grandparents and community members. We believe that children flourish in an academic environment that unites home and school. This supports student enrichment and achievement with a goal of providing the best possible education for each student.

There are many ways to get involved, including working as a classroom helper, member of the Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO), field trip chaperone, school council member, and many other opportunities. We encourage you to get involved.

Learn More About Our PTO

School Council

The Fireside Elementary School Council is made up of certified staff, classified staff, parent members and community members. Our school council’s goal is to provide counsel to the school principal on all issues related to curriculum development and improvement, as well as consider and evaluate new initiatives or programs to help enhance our students’ academic experiences. Learn more about our School Council.

United Parents Council (UPC)

UPC consists of parents working together to enhance the PVSchools experience for our children. We support you, we give you access to your Superintendent, and we provide relevant programs of interest to you. Ultimately we ADVOCATE for Students, EDUCATE Parents and Community, COLLABORATE with PVUSD and other Educational Organizations, and WORK with the Superintendent to increase the presence of the UPC. 

Learn more about UPC


Fireside welcomes your time and talent. There are five main ways you can volunteer at our school to help make a difference in your child’s education:

  1. Site Volunteer
  2. Chaperone
  3. Community Volunteer
  4. Volunteer Coach
  5. Joining the Volunteer in Paradise Program

If you are interested in learning more about volunteering at Fireside Elementary, please visit our Volunteer webpage.

Tax Credit Donations

Fireside Tax Credit dollars support extracurricular activities such as field trips and clubs. Donating to our school is always welcome, and tax deductible! Making a contribution to receive an Arizona public education tax credit is simple. You can get a tax credit up to $200 for an individual or $400 per married couple. 

Learn more about Tax Credit Donations