What is the PTO?
PTO stands for Parent Teacher Organization. The PTO is a group of parents and educators dedicated to supporting the LCS community through various initiatives, programs and events. The LCS PTO supports school wide enrichment programs, teacher appreciation events, in school events, as well as after school hour events.
Why join the PTO?
Join the PTO to be your child’s biggest fan! Joining the PTO facilitates engagement in your child’s education. Through the support of the parents of Liberty Corner School, the PTO is able to provide a wide range of programs to support and enrich our children’s educational and social experience. All PTO members will be given access to the online school wide directory, AtoZ & our photo library.
How are the PTO dues structured?
We gratefully ask for $75 per family.
The PTO’s budget includes administrative fees (such as accounting fees and software, website fees, office and mailing supplies, bank fees, refreshments for general meetings, etc) inherent to running a 501(c)3 organization. In addition to admin fees, the PTO incurs fees for use of the A to Z online directory site. The PTO also fills various requests from teachers throughout the year.
In addition to these expenses, the PTO pays for teacher requested, curriculum driven assemblies and in classroom field trips (called Enrichments) whereby vendors charge per student. LCS is unique in our district in that we bring many programs in-house and we rely on our PTO Dues to continue to fund these wonderful classroom experiences. Our LCS PTO also funds many of the annual social activities, including Pizza Night, Trunk or Treat, Fun Day, 5th Grade Celebration, and many more.
You can pay your 2018-2019 PTO Family Dues beginning in August 2018. It’s a quick & easy process that we will walk you through once enrollment opens.
Your children will still take part in all of the PTO programs at school, but our ability to fund these programs, particularly out wonderful classroom enrichment activities, completely depends on your generosity.
As a thank you for funding your family’s share of the PTO administrative and enrichment costs, you will receive the following:
- LCS Family Directory (via AtoZ Directory): A must-have resource for planning playdates and birthday parties and more! Features include directory access, gps directions, and the functionality to call, text or email directly from the app.
- LCS Photo Gallery: our dedicated parent photographers capture thousands of moments throughout the school year. These pictures are posted in our members-only photo gallery for you to view, download, and treasure. Our photo gallery access button is on the home page of this site.