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China Schools PTO



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

Coming Events at China Middle