Who We Are:

The Tootin' Hills School Parent Teacher Organization is a group of volunteer parents and teachers who work together to enhance the educational and social environment at Tootin' Hills School.  We are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

Our Mission:

The mission of the Tootin' Hills School PTO is to enrich our students' educational, cultural and social experiences, and promote collaboration between families and teachers for the betterment of our community.

What We Do:

The PTO usually supports students' educational, social and physical development, including:

  • Funding innovative learning opportunities such as special field trips, classroom speakers, learning apps and motion seating

  • Sponsoring STEM activities such as Mad Science Classes, the Science Fair, Invention Convention and Robotics Club

  • Supporting the Arts through the 6th Grade Musical, Family Art Night, and the Annual Student Art Show

  • Encouraging literacy through the Scholastic Book Fair, the Annual Book Swap, and the purchase of Nutmeg Award winning books 

  • Fostering social and physical development through the purchase of the new Spydernet Playground Climbing System, and hosting events such as the Student Council Dance, Walk and Bike to School, and Karate Club

PTO Board Descriptions:

President

The President shall preside at all meetings of the Organization, the Executive Board and the Executive Committee; shall be a member ex-officio of all committees except the Nominating Committee and shall designate a chairman of all committees, subject to Board approval.

First Vice President

The First Vice-President shall act as an aide to the President, shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of said officer, and shall chair the By-Law Revision Committee.

Second Vice President

The Second Vice-President shall act as an aide to the President and shall perform the duties of the President in the absence of both the President and the First Vice-President.

Secretary

The Secretary shall keep a record of all meetings of the Organization and of the Executive Committee. Copies of the minutes shall be provided to all Board members prior to the next meeting.

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall receive all money of the Organization, shall keep an accurate record of receipts and expenditures, and shall disburse funds only as authorized by the Organization. The Treasurer shall provide a statement of account for every meeting of the Organization and at other times when requested by the Executive Committee. The Treasurer shall file, or cause to be filed, all applicable federal and state tax returns required of the Organization. The Executive Committee shall establish a spending limit, over which two signatures of the Executive Committee are required.