Middle School

  • PTO Today Article

    6 Keys to Middle School Involvement

    Parent involvement in middle school is different, but still important. Here's how to make the most of it.

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  • Community Service

    Community Service Ideas for Middle Schoolers

    Community service for preteens and teens is becoming a a requirement at many middle schools. Here’s how to make that volunteer time really mean something to your child.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Middle School Event Ideas

    Check out these suggestions for events and programs that work at the middle school level.

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  • Downloadable

    Middle School PTO Promo Poster

    Use this customizable poster to spread the word about your PTO to your child's middle school.

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  • PTO Today Article

    34 Success Tips for Middle School PTOs

    No question, middle school is different from elementary school, and not just for the kids. These tips will help your middle school PTO or PTA thrive.

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  • PTO Today Article

    National Winner: Still Making Middle School Magic

    Our first two-time Parent Group of the Year winner adapts to changing needs of middle school kids and parents—10 years after first winning.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Middle School PTO: A Blueprint for Success

    An in-depth look at what works and what doesn’t in middle school, and how middle school PTOs and PTAs are different from elementary school parent groups.

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  • Middle School

    Adjusting to Middle School: 3 Keys for PTOs

    To succeed as a middle school PTO or PTA leader, get out of the grade school mind-set, revisit your group's goals, and involve students in event planning.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Dodgeball Tournament Is a Big Hit

    An Oklahoma PTO taps into kids’ love of an old-fashioned game for big fun (and profit).

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  • PTO Today Article

    Students Learn Business Skills at Ices Shop

    A trio of PTOs gives students the opportunity to run a local business for a day.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Defining the Role of a PTO

    What role should your PTO play? That answer will change as the needs of your school community change.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Bike Drive Energizes Community

    By collecting and repairing bicycles for low-income families, PTO Today's 2009 Parent Group of the Year for Outstanding Community Service Project turned a simple annual event into a community-building exercise.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Adjusting to Middle School Involvement

    Ways to maintain an active role even after the kids get older.

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  • Middle School

    Communication for Middle School PTOs

    Middle school parent group leaders share the messages and communication strategies that have helped them build involvement.

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  • PTO Today Article

    National Winner: Middle School Magic

    Creating involvement at the middle school level can be tough, but Rosemont Ridge PTO has the magic touch. That made them PTO Today's 2004 Parent Group of the Year.

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  • PTO Today Article

    Middle School: A Role for Parents

    Involvement can be a harder sell in middle school, but there are still plenty of ways parents can participate.

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