"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

2021-2022 School Year 

Co-Chair – Judy Cosset

Co-Chair – Julie Doumont 

Treasurer – Carey Kruer

Secretary – Amy Slazyk

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

Wednesday, Sept. 8

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, October 13

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, November 10 

8:15 a.m.

December – No meeting / Jingle Bell Shop

Wednesday, January 12

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, February 9

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, March 9

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, April 13

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday, May 11

8:15 a.m.

Event

Chair

Date

Contact

Event Description

Hospitality - Parent Night

Carey Kruer

8/19

 

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

Parent Prom

Mrs Demler

11/14

 

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

9/17

 

Families are encourage to participate in the 4th annual Family Scavenger hunt.

Parent/Jr. High Event

 Don Shields

 TBD

 

A special evening of fun for all Junior High students and their parents. 

Craft Show

Jessica Wainscott

10/9

 

Booths are rented out to community crafters on Saturday, October 13 There is also a bake sale of delicious homemade goodies!

Community Outreach

 

Nov.

 

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

Jenn Ashcraft

12/4

 

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.

Jingle Bell Shop


Fay Blevins

Lauren Brown

Week of 12/5

 

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

12/21

 

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

 K-6 Girls' Event

K-6 Boys' Event

Kathleen Hughes, Eileen Jones, Elizabeth McWhinnie

4/1

 

 A special evet for Villa’s K-6th grade girls and their mother and/or father.

A special event for Villa’s K-6th grade boys and their mother and/or father.

After Prom

Elizabeth Marlette

Amy McLagan

4/?

 

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 prizes! Every prom attendee is encouraged to attend this event.

Hospitality - Grandparents Day

Mrs. Bosley

4/29

 

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

First Communion

 C. Bennett, T. Salsman

5/10

 

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

Graduation - 8th Grade

 

5/

 

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

Jennifer Kraemer

5/25

 

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

Graduation - High School

 

5/

 

 

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

Box Top Collection

 

On-going

 

Committee does participate in Box Tops for Education Program. For more information contact Karen Poole and/or go to https://www.boxtops4education.com/earn. Our school is enrolled as VILLA MADONNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL School ID: 158570

Staff Appreciation

Anita Arnsperger

On-going

 

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

Corine Daniels

August and May

 

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.