General

Got a Question? Contact Us!

First find the appropriate PTO committee head who can answer your question directly.  (i.e. Festival question?  Ask the festival project manager.)  1. You can find the list of committee heads and other PTO contacts under the “Who’s in Charge of What?” link or click here. 2. Once you found who you’re looking for click on …

Project Advisory Team (PAT)

If you’re wondering how to stay informed on your school’s design and construction under the 2012 bond program, consider joining a Project Advisory Team or attend the meetings.  These teams are set up by HISD for each construction project. The goal of the Project Advisory Team is to ensure that school and community members have the …

PTO Committees: Who is in Charge of What?

Committee Head Volunteers (2019-2020) Shared Decision Making Committee (elected position): Maggie Brown, Wendy Chung, Tanna Brown  –   SDMC deals with issues relating to policies, school curriculum, staffing patterns, school structure, & more. CLICK HERE for more detail. Directory: Caroline Verot Moore Birthday Marquee: Cindy Lee Newsletter: Fu FriYay (Welcoming/Hospitality/Coffee Talk): Beryl Poon Stoutenberg & Nissa Simpson Yearbook: Libby …

PTO Executive Board

PTO Executive Board Members (2019-2020) President: Nhi Le Vice President : Middle School: Felicia Ziegler Vice President : Elementary School: Kelly Opot Treasurer: Jose Gonzalez Secretary: Libby Ingrassia Community Fundraising: Currently open Corporate Fundraising: Lisa Barrow Parliamentarian: Derek Sirmans Historian: Nissa Simpson Festival Chair: Amanda Chambers

SDMC

Shared Decision Making Committee (SDMC)   What is SDMC? This campus-level planning and decision-making process was established in 1992 by the Board of Education to involve professional and non-professional staff members, parents, community members, and business representatives in public education. Participants at each school review the district’s educational goals, objectives, and major districtwide classroom instructional programs …

What Does the PTO Fund?

What does the PTO fund? Below is a partial list of the items/services purchased and events supported in previous years with PTO donations and fundraising proceeds: School requests*, Chinese New Year Festival**, PTO maintenance***, Mid Autumn Festival, Family Fun Day, Field Day, field trips, Teacher Appreciation, and capital for fundraisers known to give a positive …

What is the PTO?

PTO stands for Parent Teacher Organization.  It is a legal entity separate from the school.  Its executive board consists of parents elected by members of the PTO.  All parents/guardians and school staff are automatically PTO members. People who are not MCLIMS staff or parents/guardians of children attending MCLIMS can not be PTO members. The purpose …