Parent Involvement Helps Students Succeed in School and in Life
Research shows that the most accurate predictor of a student’s achievement in school is not income or social status, but the extent to which that student’s family is able to become involved in their children’s education at school and in the community.
Who belongs to the PTO?
* Any parent or guardian of a Whittier student
*Any teacher or staff member of Whittier
When and where does PTO meet?
*Monthly Board Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month. The meeting times will vary between 2:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m for parent convenience. The meeting date and time will be listed in the Newsletter each month.
*PTO meets in the Whittier Media Center
Who is the PTO?
The PTO Board consists of executive officers and three teacher representatives. Committee Chairs lead the various committees. Any parent is encouraged to serve on the Board.
The 2017-2018 officers are:
- President Maren Buchanan
- Vice-President Kami Palmer
- Treasurer Norah Parker
- Secretary Tiffani Ray
- Fundraiser Chairs Wendy Daw
- Lisa Stoltzfus
What are the benefits?
*Being involved with your child’s education
*Being an integral part in how PTO spends its money to better the education and school environment for your child.
*Keep informed on local school issues and the needs of the school.
*Sense of a job well done
*Meet and often befriend other parents
PTO Sponsored Events
Feb 23 Donuts With Dad 7:05 - 7:45 am Apr 5 PTO Eat Out Night - TBA
Mar 6 Papa Johns @ Whittier - Math Night 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. April 26 Family Game Night 6:00- 7:30 p.m.
Mar 23 Movie Night 5:15 - 8:00 p.m. May 11 Muffins With Mom 7:05 - 7:45 a.m.