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KMS PTA

                                 KMS PTA

What is the KMS PTA?

A group of caring parents and teachers who collaborate to promote the education and well-being of KMS students.

 

2018-2019 PTA Board

President – Trina Gonzalez         Vice President – Brian Snyder     

Treasurer – Trisha Himes            Secretary – Barb Needles

Email:    kms.pta@ketteringschools.org

 

PTA Meeting Dates

Meetings usually held in the KMS library. 

Monday, August 20

September 10

October 8

November 12

December 10

January 14

February 11

March 11

April 15

May 13

 

Reasons why to join the PTA…

  1. Research has shown that students perform better in school when their parents are involved.
  2. You become part of a network of parents and teachers, which leads to better communication with your child’s teachers, principal, etc.
  3. PTA assists in creating a supportive and encouraging school environment.
  4. It is a great connection with the school.  You will be the first to hear about upcoming school changes or decisions.
  5. You are a role model for your child and their friends. By helping with the PTA, you are showing that you value education.
  6. It is flexible…volunteer as much or as little as you can. 
  7. You can make a difference by sharing your skills.
  8. It is fun and you get to meet other parents.
  9. You can vote and more effectively share your ideas.

 

Ways to Help PTA

  1. Become a member for $6 per adult.
  2. Attend a meeting or two or more.
  3. Volunteer to help at PTA events: socials, AAA, Honor Roll Doughnuts, book fair, etc.
  4. Partake in Dining for $$$ nights. These are passive fundraisers scheduled with area restaurants.   

Yummy dinner/treat nights = Percentage of sales given to KMS PTA.

  1. Support our only major fundraiser, KMS PTA Walk-A-Thon, held September 19.  Students collect pledges and walk to promote a healthy lifestyle.  Students contributing $5 or more will be entered in a drawing for fun prizes. Bonus: There is no merchandise to sell or deliver.
  2. Participate in other passive fundraisers (Wink wink your family and friends can participate too):
    • Amazon Smile: Start at www.smile.amazon.com select “PTA Ohio Congress Middle School” and then proceed with order. Note: You can still use Amazon Prime after going through the Amazon Smile link.
    • Dorothy Lane Market: Visit www.dorothylane.com/club-dlm/good-neighbor-program/ and link your account to KMS PTA #817.
    • Gordon Food Service (GFS): Enroll in store with KMS PTA #2624556 and mention KMS each time at checkout.
    • Kroger Rewards: Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards and link your Kroger Plus card to KMS PTA #14409.
    • Mighty Nest: Visit https://mightynest.com/find_school. Create an account or add KMS to your current account, select Kettering Middle School as your designated school. KMS receives 15% on purchases.
    • Shutterfly: Go to our Storefront URL – kmspta.ShutterflyStorefront.com. Click through to Shutterfly.com or Shutterfly.com/Tinyprints and start shopping. Make a purchase.
    • Shoparoo App: Download the app. Designate KMS as your “cause”. Then shop and scan any receipts.

 

Upcoming Events

August 1-31

Membership Drive

Sign up and pay dues at orientation nights (Aug. 9 – 6th grade / Aug. 16 – 7th/8th) or return form and dues to your child’s unit.  All paying members will be entered into a drawing to win various prizes.

August 20

PTA meeting – 5 PM – KMS library

August 27

MOD Pizza Fundraiser (4-8 PM)

Please bring the flyer or show it on your phone for KMS PTA to receive portion of all sales. 

September 5

6th grade Social

September 10

PTA meeting

September 11

Rapid Fired Fundraiser (4-8 PM)

Please bring the flyer or show it on your phone for KMS PTA to receive a portion of all sales.

September 19

KMS PTA 3rd Annual Walk-a-thon

Students collect donations prior to the walk-a-thon and participate (walk) in the walk-a-thon. There will be a prize for each unit’s top earner and a drawing of fun prizes for students donating $5 or more.

September 24

Buffalo Wild Wings (Town & Country location only) (ALL DAY)

Please bring the flyer for KMS PTA to receive a portion of all sales.

October 8

PTA meeting

October 15

Chipotle Fundraiser (4-8 PM)

Please bring the flyer or show it on your phone for KMS PTA to receive a portion of all sales.

October 22-26

Book Fair

October 23

7th/8th Grade Social

October 30

6th Grade Social

 

KMS PTA 

Membership DriVE

 

  Parent name*:_________________________________

  Parent name: __________________________________

  Address*:______________________________________

  City*: _____________________ Zip Code*:__________      

  Home Phone: __________________________________

  Cell Phone: ____________________________________

  Email*:_________________________________________

*Required to be a member and to be entered in the drawing.

  Child(ren)* Enrolled at KMS:

  Name*                                                      Grade*

________________________________        _________

________________________________        _________

________________________________        _________

  Membership Dues ($6 per adult)        _________

 Optional Donation to PTA                     _________

  Total Enclosed                                       _________

 

Please return completed form and money to your child’s unit office (6th - Central, 7th -South, 8th - North) or advisory teacher in a sealed envelope clearly labeled “KMS PTA”

Please make checks payable to KMS PTA.

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These passive fundraisers are great things to share with grandparents and other family members as well as friends across the state & country who may want to help!  

 

KMS PTA Membership Form

 

 

 

 

 

 
Thank you for supporting the KMS PTA

 

 

 

 

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