Many states in the US have had this experience where a storm of some sort has made the kiddos stay at home instead of doing in class schooling. Whether it be due to snow and ice, dust, or severe weather. Calling a “Snow Day” as for some can be stressful not only for the students […]
It’s the month of showing your Thanks!
Veteran’s Day – November 11, 2022 Veteran’s Day is a day that we honor those men and women who have served our country, the sacrifices they have endured, and for their fight for our freedom and rights. November 11th was classified an official National Holiday back in 1938, and in 1954 the name of the […]
Werewolves Howl, Phantom’s Prowl, Spooky Season is Upon Us Now!
Are you as excited as I am for Halloween! Lots of fun things you can do and create during the spooky season. You can get together with friends and go tick-or-treating, or like in my area some trunk-or-treating. Make neat costumes, fun makeup, and have fun getting to be someone else for a night. Even […]
Fall is Here and is BEAUTIFUL!
Most people enjoy the Fall weather! It is cool and breezy. Leaves begin to change colors and fall, making for great piles to jump in. Sitting out by a bonfire, roasting marshmallows and creating smore’s seems to be a weekend ritual. Plus we all know once Fall hits, the feast of delicious and yummy food […]
Conversations with a New Language!
“Sign Languages Unite Us!” Do you know how you can speak without talking? Sign Language is an amazing tool that you can learn to communicate with others who are not able to or have difficulty speaking with their words! It is a great ability to know that even though someone, or yourself, cannot speak with […]
P4SS Payment Schedule
Another summer gone, another school year has arrived! Some people are already counting down the days till summer arrives again, which means they get to sleep in! With another year underway, school dues will be needing paid. Keep track of the payment dates with the updated 2022 – 2023 Payment Schedule. All funds are released […]
How To Avoid A PTO / PTA Horror Story
It’s a story we hear all too often, and hope never happens to our organizations: late last August the president of the South Middle School PTA in Arlington Heights, VA was charged with stealing funds from the PTA’s accounts. The former PTA president, who ultimately pled guilty to charges of forgery and theft, was using […]
4 Tips To Increase Parent-Organization Meeting Attendance
You’ve made it past the first few months of school and now – as your PTO, PTA, or Boosters Club gets ready to begin fundraising in earnest, you’re realizing you might have a little problem. While parents were eager to sign up to be on your board in early September, everyday life can get in the […]
Increasing Parent Engagement at PTO and PTA Meetings
One of the most frustrating things for the leaders of any sort of group is encouraging and maintaining member involvement, and parent organizations are no different. During the registration periods there may be lots of enthusiasm and good intentions, with parents signing up to be members but as the school year begins and planning for […]
PTO Management Made Easy: PTO Board Positions
With the 2015-2016 school year just around the corner, we thought this would be a perfect time to take inventory of your existing parent organization/PTO Board structure and make sure that everyone’s roles and expectations are clearly defined. There’s nothing worse than people duplicating efforts or having too many cooks in the kitchen. President The […]
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