Dear Parents,

    Welcome to the 2023/2024 school year at CMS! The mission of the Carmel Middle School PTO is to strengthen and enhance our children’s education and development through the collaborative effort of parents, teachers, and administrators.  We’re here to help provide the highest possible educational experience for our students by allowing them to reach maximum potential in all aspects of school life.

    Every year, the CMS PTO raises funds and mobilizes parent volunteers to elevate our students’ CMS experience. Some of the activities that we supplement include:

    • art
    • drama
    • music
    • student scholarships
    • special classroom needs
    • lunch-time clubs & activities
    • dances
    • honors ceremonies
    • Renaissance Faire
    • MEarth Habitat lessons
    • teacher stipends
    • after-school sports
    • end-of-year parties
    • promotion ceremony 
    • ...and more!!


    We would love your participation! Please consider joining our next monthly meeting, contributing to our annual fundraiser, or volunteering your time. Here’s to an amazing year for our kids!

     During the 2022/2023 school year, the PTO was able to fund and organize the following teacher requests and student activities:

    • New Student Outreach
    • Ohana Day
    • 6th grade welcome t-shirts
    • Big kid trikes
    • Advisory snacks
    • New Parent Outreach events
    • Teacher appreciation week food, snacks, and drinks
    • 8th grade dance (Au Revoir Cougars...Bonjour Summer!) and 8th grade brunch (Donut Forget About Me!)
    • Fun Friday snacks and prizes
    • Leadership snacks and prizes
    • Academic competition participation fees
    • Academic competition participant and winner lunches and prizes (spelling bee, geo bee)
    • Battle of the books winner lunches
    • Items for Eco Literacy
    • Red Ribbon Week
    • All the school dances
    • Directors for both the Fall and Spring plays
    • Music in the Parks (Great America)
    • Nancy Fowler Music scholarship
    • Guest Speaker - Jesse Billauer
    • Chinese New Year
    • Bird Seed for the Habitat
    • SPED rewards and lunches
    • Knitting Club
    • Lapidary Club
    • New uniforms for after-school sports
    • Nepal fundraiser lunch
    • Various teacher grants, such as the purchasing of new equipment for Fun Friday events, a 3D printer for Robotics & Engineering, and cooking supplies for Chinese class.
    • ...and much more!



Last Modified on August 24, 2023