Purpose & Programs

Purpose

  • To support the school in efforts to educate and encourage social skills for students.
  • To enhance the overall educational environment by promoting volunteerism.
  • To provide opportunities to build relationships between parents, staff, teachers, and administrators through programs, events and social affairs.
  • To raise funds to support the faculty and students.
  • To promote the welfare of Westwood Elementary School and the students.
  • To organize exclusively for the charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code herein or corresponding section of any future tax code.
  • To use funds derived by this organization for the benefit and improvement of the school and instructional programs.

Programs

  • Grants
    • Classroom (historically each classroom teacher has received $100)
    • Fun Run Prizes (Non-PTO event)
    • Field Day Prizes (Non-PTO event)
  • Up grades to School Security
    • Security Cameras
    • Replacement of Blinds and Window coverings
  • Staff support
    • Room Parent Program
    • Birthday celebration for staff
    • Staff Appreciation week
    • Provide Meal for Staff during Open House/Parent Teacher Conference
  • PTO Program Events
    • Ice Cream Social/Meet Your Teacher
    • Boo Hoo Breakfast
    • Trunk-or-Treat
    • Nature Fest Booth
    • Santa Breakfast
    • Movie Night
    • Glow Dance
    • Fifth Grade Celebration
    • Sneak-A-Peek