About Your PTO

Our Volunteer PTO Board is working for you and our students to make our community stronger every year! Our focus for the current year: Supporting our teachers and staff throughout COVID-19 and all the new teaching demands & protocols, including innovation and enrichment projects.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any PTO questions, get clarity, or to find out more about getting involved!  pto.mmw@gmail.com

Our Mission

Meeting Minutes

POSITION NAME DUTIES
President Summer Sellers Create and maintain agendas and the annual calendar. Communicate with all committees & coordinate team. Attend district meetings and share/report to and from other PTOs.
Vice President Larissa Pitts Google drive up-keep & coordinates thank-yous/events for school and volunteers.
Treasurer Carrie Allerding Budgeting and bill payment, file paperwork for PTO board with the State of MN.
Secretary Tara Lee Stone Creates minutes and maintains by-laws
Enrichment Chair Tara Lee Stone & Heather Burnett Processes incoming requests and helps teachers complete requests.
Fundraising Chair Summer Sellers & Amy Rindahl Coordinate fundraising efforts, create the plan for the next year.
Diversity & Equity Chair Sally (Sarah) Browne Organizes cultural celebrations throughout the year. Works with the school and other PTOs to coordinate events and support initiatives regarding equity, diversity & inclusion.
Volunteer Coordinator & School Liason Kim Lesinksi (Excelsior)

Kelly Nevermann
(Clear Springs)

Jennifer Shawgo
(Minnewashta)

Recruit parents for PTO positions, committees, and events. Serve as a bridge between schools for parents of incoming 6th graders. Manage MSA and coordinate with committees to ensure their needs for volunteers are met.
Staff Appreciation Larissa Pitts Recognizes MMW’s teachers and staff throughout the year with tokens of appreciation, holiday gift cards, meals, and other events, such as Sweets & Treats in December, King Cake Mardi Gras Celebration, and Sweets Week in February.
Activities & Clubs Tina Lamb & Nikki Fox
MMW Care & Communications Team Lana Doughty & Sara May
Career Day Shannon Richter
Technology Abby Klous
Communications
Tonka Pride & Spirit Wear Amy Rindahl

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