"When PTAO gets involved, children benefit.  When you get involved with PTAO, the child that benefits the most is your own."

Overview:  The Parent Teacher Administration Organization (PTAO) is organized to provide educational enhancements, cultural, social development and recreational opportunities for the students of Villa Madonna Academy, grades K-12.

Purpose:  

  1. To generate financial support for educational materials, programs, and services by conducting fundraising events;
  2. To provide Villa Madonna Academy with equipment and/or improvements necessary to enhance the educational process fro students in grades K-12;
  3. To uphold the Benedictine values as endorsed by Villa Madonna Academy.

Membership:  Membership shall consist of all parents of students attending Villa Madonna Academy.

Meetings:  Second Wednesday of the month with times varying 8:00am or 6:30pm in the gym conference room. Parents are invited and encouraged to attend meetings and participate in any of the committees.

Contacts:  Co-Chair – Polly Stringer (snapshottreasures@fuse.net)

                  Co-Chair – Tim Stringer (gat410@fuse.net)

                  Treasurer – Kim Cobaugh (tkcobaugh@aol.com)

                  Secretary – Maria Martini (mariam192@aol.com)

2016-2017 PTAO Events & Event Chairs

 

Event

Chair

Date

Contact

Event Description

Hospitality - Parent Night

TBD

08/25/2016

 

The committee organizes refreshments to be brought in for Parent Night, high school admission testing, Grandparents' Day, and various activities throughout the school year.

Parent Prom

Lisa Bezold and Melissa Collins

11/12/2016

melissabcollins@icloud.com

l.bezold@twc.com

This is an opportunity for both parents to spend a fun evening with their high school students. Enjoy hours of dancing and dinner with your son or daughter.

Family Scavenger Hunt

Amy Holtzman

09/16/2016

amyseng@aol.com

Elementary and high school/junior high families are encouraged to participate in the 2nd Annual Family Scavenger hunt.

Parent/Jr. High Event

TBD

TBD

TBD

This is a special evening of fun for all junior high students and their parents. 

Craft Show

Barb Biehl(Mitchell)

10/15/2016

barbbiehl@gmail.com

Villa Madonna Academy hosts 70 vendors for the annual Community Craft Show on Saturday, October 15, 2016. There is also a bake sale of delicious homemade goodies!

Community Outreach

Laura Mate

TBD

lauramate@twc.com

This is a wonderful opportunity for Villa families to give back to the community and for students to earn service hours.  We spend a November Saturday helping the elderly and disabled prepare their homes for the winter months. Families are encouraged to participate.   

Santa Breakfast

Erin Nine and Anita Arnsperger

12/03/2016

erinnine@yahoo.com

TC8093@hotmail.com

Students and their families are invited to enjoy breakfast with Santa. Children will have the opportunity to make several Christmas crafts and have their picture taken with Santa Claus.

Jungle Bell Shop


Vickie Kuhns (NEED SHADOWS)

12/05/2016


tvk2003@gmail.com

This is an opportunity for the students to shop for their family and friends at a very reasonable cost. Every elementary class will have an assigned time to visit during the school days.

Hospitality - HS Entrance Exam

TBD

12/10/2016

TBD

The committee organizes refreshments to be brought in for PTAO meetings, Parent Night, the High School Entrance Exam, Grandparents' Day, and various activities throughout the school year.

Father Daughter Dance (K-6)
 The Gardens

Staci Bond

01/20/2017

snorris1@fuse.net

This is a special evening for Villa’s K-6th grade girls and their fathers. The event will be held at The Gardens of Park Hills.

Mother/Son Event

Jamie Stumbo
Amanda May

 

jmstumbo@icloud.com
raevyn713@gmail.com

This is a special event for Villa’s K-6th grade boys and their mothers; generally held in March or April.

After Prom

Elizabeth Marlette

Amy McLagan

 

elizabethmarlette@gmail.com

amclagan@twc.com

This is a chaperoned, school-sponsored alternative to typical prom night activities.  A location is chosen to provide a night of games and activities, food, and great entertainment

Hospitality - Grandparents Day

Lina DeFaria McElwee

04/28/2017

mcelwee.l@pg.com

The committee organizes refreshments to be brought in for PTAO meetings, Parent Night, High School Entrance Exam, Grandparents' Day, and various activities throughout the school year.

First Communion

Amanda Kolar

05/16/2017

ambkolar@gmail.com

The committee works with teachers and administration to host a reception for the 2nd graders.

Graduation - 8th Grade

TBD

05/19/2017

 

The reception is hosted following 8th grade graduation for students, staff, family and friends. It is customary for the 7th grade parents to volunteer for this event

Kindergarten Celebration

Beth Webb

05/24/2017

Beth.webb@burke.com

The committee coordinates with the Kindergarten teachers to provide refreshments for this memorable event; generally chaired by 1st grade parents.

Graduation - High School

Polly Stringer and Julie Doumont

05/26/2017

Snapshottreasures@fuse.net and

jvsjdoumont@aol.com

The committee works with administration to provide memorable events including a luncheon and gift for the students. It is customary for the 11th grade parents to volunteer for this event.

Box Top Collection

Karen Poole

On-going

krpoole@zoomtown.com

The committee collects General Mills Box Tops for Education. The classroom with the most Box Tops collected at the end of each quarter receives a treat.

Staff Appreciation

Maria Komaromy-Hiller

On-going

mariakh95@yahoo.com

The committee has fun “spoiling" our teachers, staff and administers in creative ways.  Previous activities include:  monthly desserts and goodies, teacher appreciation week, Christmas gifts, and a year-end luncheon.

Uniform Exchange

Agustina Ayers (Decima)

August and May

tayers@gilbaneco.com

Used uniform exchange enables parents to sell uniforms and spirit wear that are no longer needed. Parents set pricing for their items that they wish to sell. Items can also be donated to the exchange with the proceeds going towards PTAO.

   

 

 

 

2015-2016 PTAO Meeting Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016

6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

6:30 p. m.

December – No meeting / Jingle Bell Shop

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

6:30p.m.

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

8:00a.m.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

8:00a.m.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017    

8:00a.m.

All meetings are in the small cafeteria.