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2018-2019 PTO Board & News Updates (May)

Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat  ( 434-609-6978
Co-Coordinator:  Melanie Carter 
Secretary:  Melissa Busse
Treasurer:  Clay Campbell 
Volunteer Coordinator:
Community Coordinator:  Shelley Query
Communications Coordinator:  Michelle Douthat
Member at Large: Vacant
Faculty Representative:  Melissa Busse
Principal:  Kim Scott (
PTO News Updates May 2019
A big THANK YOU!! to everyone for all of your support this year. We could not do it without you. Because of your time and contributions, we have been able to provide many services this year, including:
  • $100.00 for each teacher at the beginning of the year for classroom supplies
  • Brain Pop computer programs for the classrooms
  • Supper for teachers and staff during parent/teacher conferences
  • D.A.R.E t-shirts for 4th grade
  • N-Action arcade games for the Eagle Bash
  • Treats for teachers during teacher appreciation week
  • Ukulele's for the music program
  • Pizza and refreshments for Literacy Night
  • Sponsoring an Angel Tree recipient
  • Art Supplies for K-2 winter art program
  • Glow in the Dark dance
  • T-shirts for every student for field day
  • Refreshments for winter and spring musicals

As the school year comes to an end, we are already planning new and exciting things for 2019-2020.

***Don't forget that May 6-10 is teacher appreciation week so please take a moment to thank the amazing teachers we have at Elon Elementary.

The Elon PTO will be participating in the Honey Bee Festival at Amherst County High Shchool on Sat. May 11th from 9:00 to 4:00 pm. We will have t-shirts, cinch sacks, bracelets and car magnets for sale. If you are there, please stop by and support Elon Elementary and the Elon PTO.
Our last PTO meeting for the school year is Monday, May 6th at 6:00 in the library. We hope to see you there.
Again, we thank you for your continued support for Elon Elementary and we hope everyone has a safe and wonderful summer break.
Elon PTO

Upcoming Events:

  • PTO meeting - May 6th 6:00
  • FunQuest family night - May 10th 4:00 - 8:30
  • Honey Bee Festival - May 11th 9:00 - 4:00
  • Lunch Duty - May 17th PTO/Parent volunteers


The Elon PTO is always looking for volunteers. Every parent and guardian are a part of the PTO. We need your help and support. If you are interested in becoming a member or volunteering and would like to add your name to the email list, please contact Michelle Douthat at or call or text 434-609-6978. There are many ways to be a part of the PTO wheter it's volunteering your time, providing a service, offering new ideas on fundraisers or events or donating refreshments.

Missed getting on the parent email list? Please send an email to to be included on the list.
About the EES PTO
What does the PTO do?
The primary purpose of the Elon PTO is to raise money for various school projects. We sponsor events during the school year, including fundraisers, providing refreshments for school programs, T-Shirt sales, and partnering with local businesses like Funquest, Country Cookin, Biscuitville and Sluggos. Our PTO Fundraisers have helped provide:
  • A new school playground
  • Dictionary sets for the classrooms
  • Ukulele's for the music department
  • $100 per teacher annually for school supplies
  • Brain Pop and Brain Pop Jr. computer programs for the classrooms
  • Nature Zone Program for 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades
  • Supper for faculty on Parent/Teacher Conference nights and Open House
  • D.A.R.E t-shirts
  • SOL treats for students during testing days
  • Refreshments for Winter and Spring musicals
  • Pizza for Literacy Night
  • Sponsor an Angel Tree recipient
  • Santa Event
  • Lunch for faculty/staff during Teacher Appreciation Week
  • AR Books for the library
  • Playground balls
How can you be involved?
All parents are a part of our PTO! Volunteering with the Elon PTO is a great way to be involved with the students and teachers at our school. You can show your support for our school by participating in fundraising activities and volunteering at PTO sponsored events. Anyone wishing to volunteer or chaperone must complete a background check prior to volunteering. We strongly suggest doing this as soon as possible as it can take at least six weeks to complete. You can have this done at no charge at:
                                            Amherst County Public Schools
                                                     School Board Office
                                               Office of Human Resourses
                                                  153 Washington Street
                                                      Amherst, VA 24521
                                                          (434) 946-9376
There are also many ways you can volunteer from home!  Ask a teacher or a board member today how you can help.


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