W.D. Williams Elementary School
Parent Teacher Organization
Who are we?
W.D. Williams' PTO is an organization comprised of W.D. Williams' parents, teachers and administrators. Our Mission is to promote the well being of W.D. Williams' children in the home, school and community. In addition, we strive to bring parents into a closer relationship with the teaching staff and administration. We support laws and policies for the care and protection of children.
we conduct fund raising activities with the goal of enriching the
educational environment. We aim to provide a variety of educational and
enriching activities for the W.D. Williams' community.
What are some benefits of being involved in the PTO?
Every parent or guardian is a member of the PTO. By getting involved, you can make good things happen! We welcome parental input and ideas to help our students in their learning environment. We raise money for the school with the goal of enhancing our children's experience in an academic setting. You
would help us foster a sense of community within the school by creating
and providing activities that are fun and educational, enriching, and
beneficial for all.
Research shows that when lots of parents get involved in their children's school, the school as a whole performs better!
So come get involved!
What are some of the events and programs that the PTO sponsors?
year the PTO sponsored educational meetings that dealt with bullying,
gangs and other issues, which we felt parents needed information about.
community, educational and fund raising events and activities included a
Spring Read-a-thon, Movie Nights and Fun Depot night.
Some of our other fund raising events included the Fall Basket Raffle, Popcorn Fridays, and Donut Days.
Who are the current members of the PTO Board?
President: Kathy Tolar, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vice President: Christine Swoap, email@example.com
Secretary: Olga Luchinina, firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasurer: April Ballard, email@example.com
Members at Large: Traci Chasteen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kristin Rickard, email@example.com
Sarah Morrow, firstname.lastname@example.org
Robyn Scott, email@example.com
Carla Stubbs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Fundraiser Coordinator: Jamie Tremble, email@example.com
Parent Volunteer Coordinators: Jennifer King, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Morris, email@example.com
Teacher Representatives: Angela Gwyn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Katianne Balchak, email@example.com
Principal: Kimberly Ward, firstname.lastname@example.org
What if there just isn't enough time to become that involved?
The PTO realizes that life can be busy, especially with children! So we sent home a volunteer form during the first week of classes that asked for just 2 Hours of your volunteer time. It
also asked you about your individual interests and needs so that we or
other members of the school staff may call you for appropriate
activities or events. If you haven’t already done so, please take a few moments to fill out this form and return it to your child's teacher!
Where can I find out more information?
Please feel free to contact Kathy Tolar, Christine Swoap, or any other members of the PTO Board. You
may also look at the information on the W.D. Williams' website and on
our bulletin board located outside the main office of the school.
We're looking forward to seeing you soon!