WHAT WE DO
The sky is the limit
WITH YOUR SUPPORT, THE EASTON PTO HAS ACCOMPLISHED A LOT!
Your membership dues and fundraiser support make it all possible.
Your generous volunteer time helps make it happen.
Here are some of the initiatives funded in recent years.
Extra Curricular Activities
Traditionally fund new programs and support ongoing programs at both schools. Provided a $10,000 grant for the 2018-19 school year to ensure extra curricular programs could run at HKMS. Fully funded all HKMS extra curriculars for 2019-20 school year.
Funding for Specials
Supplemental funding for new electronics, musical instruments, art initiatives and sports equipment.
Custom designed clothing and gear with school branding to enhance a sense of community.
A tri-district special education committee for grades K to 12. Helps students and families who rely on additional support measures. Learn more HERE.
A great food & fun event, featuring the SSES vs. HKMS staff softball game, that coincides with the budget referendum, as part of our "Get Out The Vote" initiative.
A great way to promote school spirit and student purchasing autonomy.
Bring in experts to discuss topics that concern our community.
Sponsor an interactive experience for 4th-grade students complementing a K-5 diversity education initiative
Provides classroom volunteers to aid teachers throughout the year.
Shelf Elf Program
Volunteer aids for the media center.
HKMS Ski Club
Our most popular student group activity! A great community-building series of trips for HKMS students.
Go Green Fashion Show
A hands-on initiative to increase students’ environmental awareness.
Second Grade Play
An engaging arts initiative, where each 2nd grader is given a chance to shine
In-House Field Trips
Interactive learning experiences on school grounds.
Educational trips to places like Pond Farm, performances at Sacred Heart University, Sturbridge Village and the Discovery Museum.
An immersive, hands-on book shopping experience for students.
After-school class on computer coding for students in grades 4-8.
Giving students the opportunity to donate, as a community, to local food pantries.
Funding to install additional cameras to keep HKMS safe. (2019)
Water Bottle Filling Station
Funding to install a water bottle filling station at SSES (2019)
Coordinated fundraising to repave and update the HKMS basketball court (2019)
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