Our principal purposes of the PTSO are:
to promote the highest degree of education for all of the School’s students;
to promote the welfare of the School’s students in the home, the School, and the community, to secure advantages in physical, mental, and social education;
to strengthen communication and collaboration between home and the School
to ensure cooperation among the School’s parents and teachers in the education process; and
to promote and endorse the professionalism of the School’s teaching and support staff.
WHAT DOES THE PTSO DO?
Serves all middle school students at South County Middle School.
Finds and organizes parent volunteers for the school.
Raises money for school focused programs and services.
Publishes a monthly PTSO E-Newsletter.
Holds quarterly meetings to discuss current issues affecting our school with
administrators, teachers, students and parents.
Supports our school faculty and staff and lets them know how much we value their work.
HOW CAN YOU HELP?
Join and participate in the PTSO. Becoming a member means you support our organization and believe in what we are doing. We ask for no further obligation unless you want to be more involved.
Volunteer your time and skills. Parent volunteers are critical to the many outside classroom activities we support.
Volunteer to serve in a committee chair or co-chair position.
Support our fundraising activities: book fair, shopping at Amazon.com via our PTSO website, purchase spirit wear.
Stay informed by reading the monthly E-Newsletter and attending our quarterly PTSO meetings.
“Be involved, Stay involved” –Dan Storck,
School Board Member, Mt. Vernon District
PTSO meeting June 6, 2012