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ABOUT US

So what does the Hopkinton PTA do, anyhow?!

We provide funding, enrichment programs, community building, and volunteers to our 3 schools’ students, teachers, and staff. You may have heard of our work without even realizing!

 

EVENTS

  • Welcome-Back Ice Cream Socials for HMS K-3rd students 

  • Reaching for the Stars month-long enrichment program

  • Halloween Holler Party (Hosted by the Hopkinton Rec Dept.)

  • The Book Fairs

  • FUN Fair each spring

  • Annual Online Silent Auction

APPRECIATION

  • Teacher Appreciation Brunch

  • Kitchen Staff Appreciation Brunch

  • Bus Drivers Appreciation Brunch

  • Custodial Staff Appreciation Brunch

  • Box Tops contests & winning class parties

  • $500 Annual Senior Scholarship

ENRICHMENT

  • Funding for 10+ Field Trips annually

  • Enrichment funding at all levels from K-12th grade

  • Guest speakers & parent presentations

  • The Turtle Lady visit

  • Artist in Residence

  • Annual purchase of new Ladybug & Great Stone Face books

  • Birds of Prey Presentation

These are just a few examples of how we are involved in our schools and community. New and exciting funding requests are regularly considered and approved.

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PTA BOARD INFORMATION

The Hopkinton PTA Board is made up of concerned parents with children currently in one of the Hopkinton Public Schools. The Board strives to uphold the Hopkinton PTA Mission and connect families, schools, and the community together for the betterment of all our children.

 

CURRENT BOARD

President:  Julie Zapton

Vice-President:  Mike Rollo

Secretary:  Sarah Mattson Dustin

Treasurer:  Mary Weldon

Volunteer & Membership Coordinator: Anna Wells

Board meetings are held at 5:30pm on the first Wednesday of each month from September through June in the preschool room at HMS. Free childcare is available. 

**Meetings will be held online during the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.

CHAIR POSITIONS

PTA Chairs assist the Board in specific fundraising & community engagement goals.

Please give them a big THANK YOU - we couldn't do it without them!

Spiritwear Coordinator​:  Lori Jennison 

Silent Auction Coordinator:  Andrea Folsom

Arts in Education Coordinator:  Laura Johnson

Appreciation Coordinator:  Jenny Kravitz

Marketing Coordinator: Meredith Lee

Young Inventors' Program Coordinator: Tina White

HMS Staff Liaison:  Andrea Kane 

MSS Staff Liaison:  Tracy Martin

HMHS Staff Liaison: Trish Walton

PTA BYLAWS

Our Board and Organization is governed by Bylaws dictated and approved by the State and National PTA. 

Of particular note is Article III:  Purposes of the PTA


SECTION 1:  The Purposes of the Hopkinton PTA, in common with those of the National PTA and the New Hampshire PTA, are:


  1. To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, places of worship and throughout the community;  

  2. To raise the standards of home life;

  3. To advocate for laws that further the education, physical and mental health, welfare and safety of children and youth;

  4. To promote the collaboration and engagement of families and educators in the education of children and youth;

  5. To engage the public in united efforts to secure the physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social well-being of all children and youth; and

  6. To advocate for fiscal responsibility regarding public tax dollars in public education funding.


SECTION 2: The Purposes of the PTA are promoted through advocacy and educational program directed toward parents, teachers, and the general public; are developed through conferences, committees, projects, and programs; and are governed and qualified by the basic policies set forth in Article IV.

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