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.

Be "In The Know" with these quick and easy links:
Sign up for PTO email updates here. Look at the sidebar to see what you missed.
Find us on Facebook here.
Follow us on Instagram here. (not currently active)

Monday, August 29, 2016

KMS Easy Money! Free CA$H For Our School!!

Earn money for KMS students and staff at NO EXTRA COST to you! 
A little time could help in a BIG way to support:
KMS Town student scholarships, library books, classroom supplies, graphing calculators, paper, student incentives, and more!

Fry's Community Rewards
Earn CA$H for KMS every time you shop at Fry's all year long!!
1. Create an online account at www.frysfood.com using an email and password.
2. Sign in to your Fry's online account at www.fryscommunityrewards.com, click on your name in upper right corner, scroll down to Community Rewards, and enroll Kyrene Middle School PTO as your organization (#51727).
*You must re-enroll each year starting August 1st for the school to get credit!

Amazon Smile
Enter the Amazon site through www.smile.amazon.com and designate Kyrene Middle School PTO as your charity. Your account settings and shopping experience remains the same, but KMS can make some cool, hard cash, at no cost to you!

Tuft & Needle
Do you need a new mattress? If you do, buy it to benefit KMSl at www.tuftandneedle.com/givesback. Tuft & Needle will donate 25% of the price of the mattress to Kyrene middle School. Tuft & Needle mattresses are highly rated, have a risk-free 100 night sleep trial, and ship for free.
Create an account at www.escrip.com and designate Kyrene Middle School as an organization to support (Group ID 154274291). You can support up to 3 different organizations! There are several ways to support KMS through eScrip:
1. Earn at local restaurants by registering your credit or debit card with your eScrip account, then use it to shop at local restaurants, including Bahama Bucks, Biscuits, Serranos, Cafe Boa, Streets of NY Pizza, Buca di Beppo, and many more! Click here for a full list of local restaurants.
2. Shop online through the escrip.com website and earn money for KMS at online retailers such as Target, Walmart, Best Buy, iTunes, Fandango, Macy's, Kohls, Groupon, Living Social, Expedia, Orbitz and hundreds more! Check it out and start shopping for the things you buy anyway!
3. Download the eScrip Benefit app to buy and redeem gift cards instantly from your mobile device, and earn up to 20% for KMS at select retailers, including Safeway, Amazon.com, Target, Petco, Southwest Airlines, and more! If you love apps and shopping from your mobile device, this is for you! Click here for more information, and make a huge difference for out students and staff!

We thank you for your continued support!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Volunteers Needed for 2016-2017 Events!!

Calling all good-hearted parents and family members willing and able to fill some co-chair and helper positions we still have available for this year's events.

Fall Harvest Fest Co-Chairs (2)

Lunch w/ Your Student Helper (1)

8th Grade Promotion Dance & Party Co-Chair (1) & Helper (1)

Click HERE to sign up!!

Join this wonderful group of parent volunteers below.  
We could not support these events for the students & staff with out all of you!!!!!
Thank You!!!!

Teacher Appreciation: Amy Storment and Myra Johnson
Hearing/Vision Testing: Jessica Fishman
Picture Day: Myra Johnson
Fun Friday: Ana LeBlanc and Diana Qiroz
Costco Night: Stephanie Fee and Tanya Robinson
Fall & Spring Book Fair: Vanessa Long and Joanne Schellhase
Lunch with Your Student: Jim Kenehan
PSC Representative: Gary Guisto
Glow Run: Hollie Tice, Jeannie Farnsworth and Carrie Brown
8th Grade Promotion Dance & Party: Myra Johnson and Leah Troglia