"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.

PTAO Contacts & Sponsored Events

2017-2018 School Year

 

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

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

                                           Treasurer – Lisa Bezold (l.bezold@twc.com)

Secretary – Lydia Fogel (ljrcpa@fuse.net)

The following are the scheduled meetings for the 2017-2018 school year. All parents are invited to attend

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017

6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

6:30 p.m.

December – No meeting / Jingle Bell Shop

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018 

8:00 a.m.


Event

Chair

Date

Contact

Event Description

Hospitality - Parent Night

Tim and Polly Stringer

08/24/2017

Snapshottreasures@fuse.net

Committee organizes refreshments to be brought in for Parent Night

Parent Prom

Lisa Bezold and Melissa Collins

11/04/2017

melissabcollins@icloud.com

l.bezold@twc.com

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

09/15/2017

amyseng@aol.com

Elementary and High school families are encouraged to participate in the 3nd Annual Family Scavenger hunt.

Parent/Jr. High Event

TBD

TBD

TBD

A special evening of fun for all Junior High students and their parents.  Past events include bowling

Craft Show

Karen Poole

10/14/2017

krpoole@zoomtown.com

Villa Madonna Academy hosts 70 vendors for the annual Community Craft Show on Saturday, October 14, 2017. 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

12/16/2017

erinnine@yahoo.com

TC8093@hotmail.com

Students in K-3 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


Nikki Gorman

12/04/2017

nikkisnummies@gmail.com

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

Mrs. McQueen and Mrs. Paxton

12/09/2017

Mrs. McQueen

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

(Need Shadow)

Staci Bond

01/19/2018

snorris1@fuse.net

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

TBD

jmstumbo@icloud.com
raevyn713@gmail.com

A special event for Villa’s male students and their mothers.  Generally held in March or April.

After Prom

Elizabeth Marlette

Amy McLagan

04/20/2018

elizabethmarlette@gmail.com

amclagan@twc.com

A chaperoned, alcohol- and drug-free 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

Mrs. Bosley

04/27/2018

mcelwee.l@pg.com

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

Jennifer Kondik

05/15/2018

jenkondik@yahoo.com

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

8th Grade Graduation Reception

TBD

05/15/2018

TBD

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

Shannon Johnson

05/23/2018

sjohnson1029@twc.com

Coordinate with the Kindergarten teachers to provide refreshments for this memorable event.  Generally chaired by 1st grade parents.

Graduation - High School

Maria Martini

Lisa Bezold

Melissa Collins

05/25/2018

mariam192@aol.com

l.bezold@twc.com

melissabcollins@icloud.com  

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

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

Bina Patel

Brittany Stapleton

On-going

bgarera@gmail.com

Patelbv95@gmail.com

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 yearend luncheon.

Uniform Exchange

Agustina Ayers (Decima)

August and May

tayers@gilbaneco.com

Used uniform exchange enables parents to donate uniforms and spirit wear that are no longer needed. The proceeds go towards PTAO.