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KMS PTO

Last Updated: 10/9/2020 4:13 PM

Due to the current COVID safety guidelines, all KMS PTO meetings will be virtual and student events will be postponed or offered in line with the guidelines until further notice. Despite the situation, the PTO already is coming up with alternatives for the students. Please email your suggestions to kms.pto@ketteringschools.org or attend a virtual meeting.

                        

What is the KMS PTO?

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

 

2020-2021 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 at 4 p.m. Due to COVID, meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Please email kms.pto@ketteringschools.org by NOON on the meeting date. A link will be emailed prior to the 4 p.m. meeting.

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

Monday, August 10 (Virtual)

Monday, September 14 (Virtual)

Monday, October 12 (Virtual)

Monday, November 9 (Virtual)

Monday, December 14 (Virtual)

Monday, January 11

Monday, February 8

Monday, March 8

Monday, April 12

Monday, May 17

 

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. It is not a requirement to attend any meetings. Non-members are welcome too.
  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.
  5. Support our only major fundraiser, KMS PTO Walk-A-Thon. 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.
  6. Participate in other passive fundraisers (Wink wink your family and friends can participate too):

 

Upcoming Events

 

OCTOBER

October 12
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)  

October 12
Chipotle Fundraiser (4:00-8:00 PM)
Show flyer on paper

October 21
7th & 8th Grades Social (Tentative)  

October 22
Honor Roll Doughnuts (Tentative)

October 23
AAA (Tentative)

October 23
Project Read Book Drive ends

October 28
6th Grade Social (Tentative)  

 

NOVEMBER

November 9
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)  

 

DECEMBER

December 14
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)  

December 17
Skateworld Fundraiser from (6:00-8:00 PM) 

 

JANUARY

January 11
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)  

January 15
7th/8th Grades Winter Dance (Tentative)

January 21
Honor Roll Doughnuts (Tentative)     

January 22
AAA (Tentative)

 

FEBRUARY

February 3
6th Grade Social (Tentative)   

February 8
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)    

February 19
Family Bingo Night (Tentative) 

 

MARCH

March 8
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)  

 

APRIL

April 1
Honor Roll Doughnuts (Tentative) 

April 2
AAA(Tentative) 

April 12
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative)   

 

MAY

May 14
8th Grade Farewell (Tentative)  

May 17
PTO meeting - Virtual (4 PM)  (Tentative) 

 

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