PTO Funded Programs

SEMS PTO-funded programs and activities

Below is a partial list of programs & activities run and supported by SEMS PTO (some may be modified due to COVID-19):

8th Grade Promotion: Provide promoting students and their families with a fun, safe, and memorable celebration.

Academic Enrichment: Fund registration fees, faculty stipends & student awards for Geography Bee and Spelling Bee.

Academic Planners: Purchase academic planners for distribution to every student at the start of the 20/21 school year.

Distance Learning / Teaching: Provide funding and equipment to bridge the gap between what the District supplies and what is needed for comprehensive online education.

Library Media Center: Provide funding for adaptive furniture & new window coverings.

Mini-Grants: Provide funding for classroom, department, and school needs not provided for by the district.

Red Ribbon Week: Work with administrators on planning a week of activities to promote healthy choices and discourage drug use.

School Security: Purchase and/or provide funding for additional security measures requested by site administrators including walkie-talkies for staff, supervisors, and admin, and an additional hi-def security camera to monitor school perimeter & grounds.

Site Enhancements: Commission and pay for custom trophy case to showcase school and student program awards and recognition.

Staff Appreciation: Provide welcome back gift to teachers, administrators, and staff, plan a week of activities to show our gratitude to teachers and staff.

Teacher & Staff Professional Development:  Subsidize training programs and conference registrations for teachers and staff.

Technology:  Pay for incremental and replacement Chromebooks, Chromebook carts, software licenses, subscriptions, and renewals.