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KMS PTO

                                 KMS PTO


 

What is the KMS PTO?

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

 

2019-2020 PTO Board

President – Trina Gonzalez     Vice President – Brian Snyder     

Treasurer – Trisha Himes    Secretary – Amy Tamer Seeds

Email: kms.pto@ketteringschools.org

 

PTO Meeting Dates*

Meetings held in the KMS library. 

*Dates and times may change, but advance notification will be given.

Monday, August 12

September 9

October 14

November 11

December 9

January 13

February 10

March 9

April 13

May 18

 

Reasons why to join the PTO…

  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. PTO 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 PTO, 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.

 

Ways to Help PTO

  1. Become a member for $5 per adult.
  2. Attend a meeting or two or more. It is not a requirement to attend any meetings, if you become a member.
  3. Volunteer to help at PTO events: socials, AAA, Honor Roll Doughnuts, book fair, socials, etc.  We need volunteers to make the events possible.
  4. Partake in Dining for $$$ nights. These are passive fundraisers scheduled with area restaurants.   

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

  1. Support our only major fundraiser, KMS PTO Walk-A-Thon, held September 18.  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 “Kettering Middle School PTO” 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 PTO.
    • Gordon Food Service (GFS): Enroll in store with KMS PTO and mention KMS each time at checkout.
    • Kroger Rewards: Visit www.kroger.com/communityrewards and link your Kroger Plus card to KMS PTO #BL873.
    • 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.
    • Shoparoo App: Download the app. Designate KMS as your “cause”. Then shop and scan any receipts.

 

Upcoming Events

August 1-30

Membership Drive

Sign up and pay dues at orientation nights (Aug. 8 – 6th grade / Aug. 15 – 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 on August 30.

August 12

PTA meeting – 4:30 PM – KMS library

September 4

6th grade Social

September 9

PTA meeting – 4:30 PM – KMS library

September 18

KMS PTO 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.

October 14

PTA meeting – 4:30 PM – KMS library

October 14

Chipotle Fundraiser (4-8 PM)

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

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