Parent Team

Join our ongoing mission to support the staff and students in an engaging and innovative learning community. Our group collaborates with the faculty in exploring different strategies to most effectively address the dynamic academic, cultural and aesthetic needs at Freeport Middle School for the 2015-16 academic year.  Our first meeting will be September 14th at 6:30 at the middle school.

We encourage individual input towards our goal of an inclusive, positive educational community for students, teachers and families. Your presence at monthly meetings is highly valued, as are your proactive contributions for monthly agenda items or discussion topics, email Stacey Lodato,, and/or Ray Grogan, 

Meetings take place every other month in the FMS library, on rotating evenings throughout the year. These are announced via office email and Daily Announcements. Grants and faculty needs will be discussed and voted on at meetings as they arise to ensure funds are allocated quickly as opportunities arise to enrich our students curriculum.

We request that families make every effort to participate in at least one or more event each academic year, by contributing your time, skills, talents, expertise, and positive energy!

Look for an online “SignUp Genius”, coming soon to chair our PTC events.  Event chairs will create their own sign up genius to organize their event for your support. During our first PTC meeting – details will be reviewed with you so you know exactly what is needed. Most of these are a quick 5-minute signup genius and a few hours to support the event. We have FUN no matter what event it is!

PTC Key Open Roles

PTC President, Secretary, Treasurer

Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8 Parent Representatives (3): Serve as liaisons for grade-level staff and students in identifying needs for curricular, project and event support, and bringing those to PTC attention. The lead will be responsible for assisting in all fundraisers and leading their classes for participation. Voting for grants & supplemental support with PTC funds will occur as requests arise monthly.

8th grade representative will also be responsible for planning the end of year celebration and Dirty Thirties event.

UA Event Lead (1): Parent will serve as the lead liaison for the UA department and arrange, execute and gather all needed supplies and volunteers for the 2 UA events sponsored by the PTC. 


September: Magazine Drive

Oct / Nov Fall Fundraisers: TBD – gathering potential vendors now, fall bulbs

UA events: Fall & Spring: Dates TBD. PTC has agreed to support UA department 

Early October: Organize Book Fair with Jill Hooper, in partnership with Sherman’s Book Store, which takes place during Parent-Teacher Conferences.

Late October/Late February: Organize Teacher Dinner Buffet for Parent-Teacher Conference evenings taking place in November/March: Sign up genius – organize and execute dinners, cleanup & support

Spring Fundraisers: TBD March / April/ May – spring bulbs

February: Prepare Bus Driver Appreciation event for March

March: Prepare Staff Appreciation events: “Giving Tree” for April

May: Eighth Grade Lead Support:  end-of-year Celebration for 8th graders & Dirty Thirties” planning

Staff Complimentary Basket Stocking monthly: Keeping supplies of teas, snacks, hot chocolate, waters and treats for teachers faculty room for the school year, compliments of the PTC

More Events as MORE ideas come in….. 

Thank you for all your support!



FMS PTC Meeting Notes 11-7-16
FMS PTC Meeting Notes 1-9-17

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Drink Coffee = Help Our Kids

Crossroads Coffee Beans and the PTC have partnered to bring the best local coffee.

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Coffee can be delivered free right to the school or shipped anywhere (additional charges may apply).

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