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China Schools PTO

WELCOME!

 

Our mission:  To foster community and enhance the curriculum through academic enrichment opportunities

 

Our meeting schedule:  the first Thursday of the month, 6:00 pm in the CMS library

 

Who can join?  Anyone who has an interest in supporting our mission – parents, grandparents, community members, teachers…

 

How to support the PTO:

  • Attend our monthly meetings and provide ideas and suggestions for events, activities, and fundraisers;
  • Review teacher requests and vote on ways to achieve our mission;
  • Volunteer at any of our PTO events;
  • Help coordinate the fundraisers or help your child/ren with their contribution to the fundraisers;
  • Offer to conduct any number of behind-the-scenes tasks that can take place from the comfort of your home; and/or
  • Email or call any PTO member with ideas, suggestions, or questions so that we build a network of support for our school community.

 

Annual Events: 

  •  Fall Fundraisers which have included, in the past:  Square 1 Art, Meadow Farms gift catalog, Little Caesars Pizza Kits, and others
  • Craft Fair, November
  • Holiday “shopping” station for students
  • Winter Release – Fun Night (CPS)
  • Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Fun Run, May

 

Examples of programs/events we have funded:

  • Planetarium traveling show for second graders (CPS)
  • 8th-grade class trip
  • Spanish enrichment program (CMS)
  • Chewonki Natural History Program (owls) for kindergarten classes
  • Playground equipment
  • Yearbook + DARE
  • Books and supplies for classrooms and art
  • Monmouth traveling theater program
  • L.C. Bates Museum – traveling naturalist on-site + field trip to Hinckley

 

Teacher Requests Page

The China Schools PTO is implementing annual teacher grants this year. Click the link below to apply.

Annual Teacher Grant Application

Coming Events at China Middle