Enhance and support the educational experience for all our children at Matthews Elementary School.
Develop a closer connection between school and home by encouraging parent involvement.
Improve the environment at Matthews Elementary School through volunteer and financial support.
The MPTO is made up of an Executive Board, the General Board and members. The Executive Board for the 2019-2020 school year includes:
Co-Presidents: Sarah Peters & Kristen Freeman
Ex-Officio: Jill Thibeault
Secretary: Sarah Brown
Treasurer: Alissa Lodahl
1st Vice President: Kari Fanelli
2nd Vice President: Cara Hunter
3rd Vice President: Emily Matthews
The General Board is made up of the members of the Executive Board and the chairpersons of all of the MPTO's standing committees.
You can help strengthen our school by joining the MPTO. Memberships are just $6 per student household or $3 per MES staff member.
The MPTO conducts an annual membership drive at the beginning of each the school year, but parents and staff members are welcome to join at any time throughout the school year. Member benefits include eligibility to chair an MPTO committee and be a member of the General Board.
Starting in August, we will be collecting membership payments on the Pay4SchoolStuff.com system for the 2019-2020 school year.
The MPTO meets monthly to discuss all its business matters, including budget reviews, plans for upcoming events and projects, and any other matters presented by the MPTO leadership.
The meeting occurs on the 1st Monday of each month at 7 pm in the media center (enter by the Community Center entrance), and all MPTO members, as well as non-member parents and staff members of Matthews Elementary, are welcome to attend.
If you can't attend, the minutes of the MPTO meetings are available via Stay up on All the Buzz.
Did you know?
Our MPTO received an Honorable Mention in the PTO Today Parent Group of the Year contest in 2017!