PTO Contacts and Info
Dear Lake Travis High School Community,
Hello Cavalier Nation! My name is Brandye Rocca and I am the new PTO President for 2017-2018. My connections to LTHS run deep. I graduated from LTHS and I have an 11th grader as well. It is my sincere belief that together we can enhance the current learning environment to make a difference for all students.
The new PTO board and Chairs have been working hard over the summer to be present a full slate of options for you to be involved in next year. Something new that we are excited to announce, is our "Friend of the PTO". Membership will cost $15 annually, and include an LT grocery bag to share school spirit when you are out in the community. Becoming a "Friend of the PTO" and donating to our No hassle Fundraiser (NHF) is Lake Travis High School's main way of creating funds to help our ongoing programs for students and staff and the Campus Wish List.
You can join or donate online by clicking HERE or you may complete and print this form. No donation is too small or too large.
Your donation helps with our Campus Wish List items and programs like: Homecoming, Homecoming Court, Halloween costume contest, Project Graduation support, Speaker Series, Cultural Connections and Teacher Appreciation opportunities such as; welcome back events, monthly themed lunches, Thanksgiving Pies, Staff Christmas Party and Teacher Appreciation Week in May. This year we are also implementing some new opportunities. For example, we would like to create an LTHS PTO Scholarship fund, Student and Staff of the month recognition, purchase 3-I pads, a high speed label printer, a Glowforge PRO 3D printer, get new signage for inside of the school, make some permanent recognition (banners or plaques) for Teacher of the Year, Valedictorian and Salutatorian, National Merit Finalist, etc., enhance the teacher lounges, monthly token appreciations for teachers to ensure that we keep the best teachers at LTHS.
We also want to create some NEW TRADITIONS here at LTHS. So with much discussion, we have decided to go all OUT for the Homecoming Parade. It is now called Lake Travis Homecoming Parade and Extravaganza (Oct 18th 5pm-8pm). This is a time for the community to connect with Lake Travis High School and for our student organizations to show off their pride with their floats. There will be business vendors to visit and purchase goods from, food trucks, entertainment for kids (wrist band $10), water, homecoming t-shirts, a parade, and ending the night with a pep-rally! GO CAVS! You will not want to miss this Extravaganza! If you would like to become a vendor or a sponsor please email email@example.com.
Lastly, COMMUNICATION is crucial to having a positive successful year. LTHS PTO meetings are great for parents to attend! Not only do you get to meet and hear from our Principal, Faculty, and learn all of the new exciting things going on at the campus and with students, but this year we have each meeting being sponsored by community businesses. This is a way to for parents to learn from local businesses how they can enrich the lives of our families and students. We are also going to have free giveaways at each general meeting. You will not want to miss out on this! Please click HERE to check out important dates.
Please visit our website lthspto.org and sign up for our weekly E-news. This is fantastic information that will help you be in-the- know! Also, LIKE us @LTHSPTO on Facebook and put us in your favorites. Facebook posts will be another way of quick communication.
Please note, that we are always seeking volunteers, and offer them to you in manageable time slots via electronic sign-up tools.
For all of our parents and guardians and new-to-LTISD parents and
guardians, we will be hosting a "Principal Welcoming Event" on September 7th. Please check PTO facebooks or Enews for more details. We are doing our best to give all of the parents as much information as we can to help make your life as a high school parent more enjoyable.
Thank you for all you do to support our students and staff. It is going to be an exciting great year!
LTHS PTO President
Roles and Responsibilities of the LTHS PTO
The role and responsibilities of the LTHS PTO has, over time, expanded in support of our students and many school community activities and the board recognizes the need for additional volunteer help. With that in mind, the LTHS PTO Board has proposed a motion to amend the PTO By-Laws to add a Membership Chairman and to expand the position for VP of Student Activities to include a Co-Chairman. There will be a Special meeting on Friday, Aug 18th at 9:00 A.M. at the LTHS Annex building room M221.4 to vote. If you are unable to attend in person, you may cast your vote electronically by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for your convenience. See the proposed amendment below. Thank you for your support as we serve LTHS.
ARTICLE VII: Offices and Their Election
Section 3. Election
1. Officers shall be elected by a majority vote of the members present, provided a quorum is present, at the April membership meeting.
2. Vote shall be by ballot; however, if there is no more than one nominee per office, election may be by voice vote.
3. Only one person shall be elected into any one office.
Amendment to Section 3. Election C-- A single office may be shared by two persons, but each office shall have a single vote on the Board.
ARTICLE VIII: Duties of Officers
NEW Section 8.
The VP of Membership shall:
plan, coordinate, execute, and track all "Friends of PTO" of the organization.
To include a flyer in the district Tuesday folder, contact Community Programs for more information.
The PTO Mission
Our mission is to enrich the education of Lake Travis High School students by supporting the school with volunteer and financial assistance
while fosteringpositive and effective relationships between school staff, teachers, and parents.
Flyer/Poster Protocol for PTO Volunteers