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Shades Mountain PTO

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Everything you wanted to know but didn't know who to ask! 


Why join SMES PTO

  • Provides the perfect opportunity to be active in your child's education.
  • Helps you stay up-to-date on school news and events.
  • Allows you to play a fundamental role in the success of our school community.

What does SMES PTO do?

  • PTO provides financial resources to support all areas of the instructional process.
  • PTO provides "extra hands" volunteering service to support a positive school climate.
  • PTO serves as an outreach to our community, helping coordinate and participate in school/district/city special events.

Who is involved with PTO?

  • PTO is made up of EVERY parent and EVERY teacher that joins.
  • PTO goal for  participation is 100%!  We need YOU in order to reach this goal!
  • PTO has an elected Executive Board and numerous Committee Heads that help coordinate a wonderful parent volunteer force, working together to support our students and teachers.

How do I get involved with PTO?

  • Join PTO by paying family PTO dues ($10) at registration.
  • Volunteer your time!  Contact any PTO officer and we'll get you connected to an area for service.
  • Choose a committee and sign up to help.  You will not be turned down!
  • Provide financial donations and be an active participant in fundraisers.  Financial support from PTO has assured classroom access to materials and resources during challenging economic times and state funding cuts.