Welcome to the Kyrene Middle School Parent Teacher Organization web site

Why we exist:
To connect students and families with teachers and staff to create/support an environment at KMS where all individuals can be successful.
To inspire and engage our diverse community to support the academic achievement & personal growth for our students

What we do:
Support activities that enhance the academic and character education of KMS students both with volunteer and monetary support.
Support recognition of excellence for both students and teachers.

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014


Dear KMS Parents,

We are in full swing of our spring semester, and have many fun activities planned.  Please mark you calendars for the following upcoming PTO events:

March 17th-21st – BOGO Book FairBooks are good for the brain!  Buy one get one free during the spring KMS book fair. 

March 21, (Friday) – Lunch with you Student!  
6th grade: 11:13-11:43
7th grade:12:16-12:46
8th grade (&7th grade Prep): 1:19-1:49

March 23, (Sunday) 8:00am – 2nd Annual KMS/Waggoner 5k Family Run/Walk!  Register now for this great community event! This is a wonderful opportunity for you and your family to get active.  Reduced prices for early registrations, each participant will receive a t-shirt, finisher medal, entry for raffle, and other goodies from our sponsors!  Register now at: www.kmswag5krun.blogspot.com
Get out and get fit!

March 30, (Sunday) 7:00pm – Parents Night Out at the Tempe IMPROVTickets are $15/person!  Featuring the amazing Flip Orley Show. Ticket sales will start soon, stay tuned for more info!!!

PTO NEEDS YOU!  Looking for a way to get involved, be in touch with the school, get to know the administration?  Become a PTO officer! If interested contact Lisa Firestone at Lfireoz@gmail.com and/or come to the Feb 5th or March 5th PTO Meetings, 8:45 a.m. in the Front Office.

Lastly, please consider supporting the Kyrene Foundation!  Purchase your
Taste of Kyrene Opportunity Drawing tickets. This year the Opportunity Drawing is more exciting than ever giving 50% of each ticket sales back to the KMS. Each ticket costs $10.

Grand prize for the drawing: Get Away Today will generously offer the grand prize of a choice between a Disneyland or Sea world vacation for 2 adults and 2 children (ages 3-9) for 4 days and 3 nights! The drawing will be held at the Taste of Kyrene main event on February 28th, 2014. Because the prize is donated, all proceeds from ticket sales will go to KMS and the Kyrene Foundation to support essential services for students and teachers in Kyrene schools.

To learn more about the Kyrene Foundation, please watch this video: 

Link to purchase Opportunity Drawing tickets:

THANK YOU! Go Scorpions!