DPMS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA)
The PTSA supports Draper Park Middle School by hosting activities and sharing news that help engage families in the education of our children and that recognizes students, educators, and staff. The PTSA also advocates for laws and policies that improve our children's health, safety, security and education.
PTSA hosts Reflections, a student art competition where the best school entries can compete in the district, state, and even the United States. The 2018-2019 theme is "Heroes Around Me".
Entry form due October 15 & 15 , 2018 to PTSA email. Questions? Contact Courtney Winget or Dawnita Hendricks.
by Wendy Smith
The State of Utah and Canyons School Board legislation affects students and parents of Draper Park Middle School. DPMS PTSA advocates to improve our children's health, safety, security and education.
Oct 10, 6:00 - 8:30 pm: Meet the Candidates Night at Indian Hills Middle School
- 50 candidates are invited for an open house
- Canyons School Board candidates will have a panel discussion--you don't want to miss this night!
Oct 16, 9 am - 2 pm: Advocacy Conference at Granite School District Admin Building
- Principals, teachers, PTA members, legislators, and community members are invited!
Nov 6--Election Day! Mail-in ballot 3 weeks early.
Jan 28-Mar 14--Legislative Session
Feb 6-- Student PTA Day at the Capitol: Mock debates, Capitol tour, meet Senators and Representatives. Learn about legislative processes.
Feb 12--PTA Day at Capitol for students & adults
April 19--Spring Training (CAB East)
May 15-16--Utah PTA Convention (Utah Valley Convention Center)
Utah PTA has taken a position of support for the Gas Tax. You can read the media release here. http://www.utahpta.org/supports-gas-tax-increase-fund-public-education. See also 4 minute video.
Please send your comments to Wendy Smith, Legislative VP.
THE PTSA NEWSLETTER
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Improve the student experience at DPMS by serving as a student representative on the PTSA. No election! Great leadership opportunity. Meetings are monthly on every second Friday at 8:30 am at the school. Join now! Your opportunity to join will close by the next meeting. Next meeting is October 12, 2108, 8:30 am.
President: Sarah Jane Dunn
President-Elect: Adrienne Jacobs
Treasurer: Amy Covington
Secretary: Anita Riddle Schmidt
Legislative VP: Wendy Smith
Administrative VP: Mary Anderson
Teacher Rep: Kylie Arbon
PTSA email or 801-550-0823
Draper Park Middle School PTSA is part of Utah PTA Region 17, which includes Canyons School District.
Next PTSA Meeting: Friday, October 12, 2018, 9:30 - 10:30 am in Principal's conference room.
2018-2019 PTSA PROGRAMS
Draper Park Middle School appreciates the time and talents of adults who make the special programs successful:
eAwards & Grants: Katie Call
Bulletin Board: Jenny Rasmussen
Community Involvement: tbd
Membership: Jennifer Kalm
Memory Book: Heather White
Newsletter: Melinda Colton
Red Ribbon: Heather White
Social Media: Melinda Colton
Reflections Co-Chair: Courtney Winget
Reflections Co-Chair: Dawnita Hendricks
Special Needs Liaison: Keeley Wilson
Special Needs Liaison: Kelli Sidel
Spirit Wear: Jigisha Patel
Student Rep Coordinator: Cynthia Petersen
Student Rep Coordinator: Liz Shakespear
Student Rep Coordinator: Christina Stech
Teacher Appreciation: Sara Richins
Teacher Appreciation: Marti Johnsen
Volunteer Coordinator: Tiffany Crawford
Please send improvement ideas for this PTSA webpage to Anita Riddle Schmidt.