PTO/PTA Information

  • What is a PTO?

    A Parent Teacher Organization is a formal group comprised of parents, teachers and school staff to facilitate participation in school activities to benefit students. A PTO supports the educational goals of the school, extending those goals to the students.

     

    What Does a PTO Do?

    • Encourages volunteerism and getting involved in community events

    • Hosts school functions for both parents and children to take part in

    • Enhances school spirit among students and staff

    • Provides teacher appreciation events

    • Assists financially through fundraising efforts

     

    Why is a PTO Important?

    A PTO promotes parental involvement by supporting their students, teachers and staff. A PTO can address issues that are important to parents and school administrators alike. A PTO can also assist in the overall success and well-being of each student.  

  • Current PTO Officers

     President: Heather Tamburello 

    Vice President of Volunteerism: Amy Oldenburg

    Vice President of Fundraising:  Monica Marinelli  

    Secretary: Dee Dee Ware

    Treasurer: Ben Harm

     

    Executive Board (Standing Committee Chairs)

    Laura Masse- Father/Daughter Dance

    Leslie McCord- Mother/Son Night

    Lindsay McCraw- Cooke Dough Fundraiser and Boosterthon Fun Run

    Jennifer Culpepper- Yearbook

    Courtney Lebednik- Yearbook

    Elizabeth Harm- School Spirit Wear

    Alison Allen- School Registration/Blue Tickets

    Jennifer Dalbec- Grandparents Day

    Stacey Rose- Grandparents Day

    Sarah Beth Gadus- Teacher Appreciation

    Stephanie Dragano- Teacher Appreciation

     

     

     

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  • PTO Accomplishments 2019-2020

    Playground Project

    • Basketball backboards and poles repainted. School logo added.
    • 4 new Four Square Courts painted.
    • Thank you to Sherwin-Williams for donating all the paint
    • Thank you to Jim and Carla Beasley of Affordable Pressure Washing 

    Meals

    • Leader in Me Training
    • New Teacher Orientation
    • Teacher's First Day Back

    Flower Pots/Front Entrance

    • Ashley Seawell

    Registration Assistance

    • Alison Allen

    Meet the Teacher Event

    • Yearbook, Tshirt, and Magnet Sales
    • Parent Membership Signup Steady

    Teacher Membership

    • Provided CFA breakfast for Related Arts Team (first team with 100% PTO memberships)

    Additional Membership Incentive

    • Jeans passes for entire staff if every teacher signs up by Sept. 15th

    Cookie Dough Fundraiser Kickoff

    • Friday, September 27, 2019