Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA
We support MTMS by funding classroom grants, field trips, library activities, and other school programs. We meet four times a year. We recruit volunteers to help with MTMS and PTA activities. We sponsor special programs during the year to strengthen the MTMS community. As a PTA, we work with local, state, and national organizations to advocate for children.
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Contact the PTA with questions: email@example.com.
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PTA General Information
Joining the PTA allows us to keep up the support for classrooms, activities, and special events at MTMS. Membership is $15 per person per school year. Please fill out the PTA Membership form (here) and return to the MTMS office with a check or pay online through SchoolPay (but still return the paper form please):
We have opportunities large and small throughout the year. Key opportunities are listed here:
- Chaperone a School Dance, 10/25 (filled!) and 2/14 (still need a volunteer), 4-5 p.m.
- PTA Clothing Center, 12/13 and 2/7, 9:30-1 p.m. @ Marshall Campus. (help families shop for school clothes at city-wide center)
- Teacher Conference Lunch, 11/19 (provide a dish to support our staff)
- Coordinate Staff Appreciation Week, 5/6 - 10. (We need one or two super coordinators to make this week special for our staff.)
- Join the Playground Improvement Committee. (We need a chair for this ongoing committee and eager members.)
If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put the volunteer opportunity in your subject line.
Keep a lookout on Facebook, in the hallway, and on our newsletter, linked to the principal’s message on email, for these and other great volunteer opportunities!
We try not to bother with lots of fundraising programs. Instead, we seek to raise $3,000 in direct donations each year from members and the community. You can donate by writing a check to MTMS PTA (deliver it to the MTMS office) or through pps.SchoolPay.com, under the “Nonprofit Groups” tab.
PTA Meetings, Programs, and Other Dates
Mt. Tabor PTA Clothing Center Dates (Volunteers Needed!):
December 13 and February 7, 9:30-1 p.m., PTA Clothing Center, Marshall Campus. We need six volunteers per day we are going.
We have several nights a year when we revenue share with local restaurants. This is an important revenue stream for the PTA to support MTMS. Look on our communications for dates, which are TBD for the 2018-19 school year.
First Restaurant Night: 11/6/18 at Pizzicato on SE Division @ 60th Avenue. All day and takeout counts!
PTA General Meeting Dates
All meetings are 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Mt. Tabor Middle School.
Minutes from meetings are posted on our facebook page, Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA. Minutes, newsletters, and other information can also be found on the PTA board in the main hall of MTMS.
Courageous Conversations About Race, co-sponsored by Glencoe Elementary School PTA
“A community event of engagement, truth, discomfort, and non-closure via conversations about race”
- November 8, 2018 (History & current state of race in PPS)
- February 28, 2019 (Cultural appropriation vs appreciation)
- April 18, 2019 (Implicit bias & being a white ally)
All conversations are held at Glencoe Elementary School Cafeteria. Pizza dinner at 5:30 p.m., followed by conversation from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Please RSVP to email@example.com. Childcare provided; please note in RSVP.
PTA Board for 2018-19 School Year
President: Isabel Toledo
Vice President: Diana Cameron
Treasurer: Stephanie Bennett
Treasurer-Elect: Angela Loraas
Secretary: Kate Fleming
Communication/Membership: Rebecca Goller
Equity Officer: Alison Goldstein
Spanish Immersion Parent Representative: Edith Arriaga
Volunteer Coordinator: OPEN
Japanese Immersion Parent Representative: OPEN
Hard of Hearing Parent Representative: OPEN
Teacher Representative: OPEN (to be filled by an MTMS teacher)
(If you are interested in an open Board position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.)