Can we (PTO) give a small gift card from $15-$20 to a book store to the TOP 5 students graduating 5th grade?
Advice from PTO Today
Rose C writes: Chidek makes a great point about the bylaws. If there is no language in the bylaws the prevents it, then a small gift that directly benefits the students seems to be within the general mission of the PTO. We had one thread on the message boardswhere a parent suggested getting a local company to donate gift cards/coupons to use as student gifts. If time permits, that might be another option to cover costs.
chidek writes: Do your by-laws and/or standing rules permit for this type of award? If they don't specifically speak to awards and/or gifts, then I would think it would be ok.