Westwood HS PTO

Thank you for your interest in our PTO!

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Westwood High School PTO is to enrich and support the academic, cultural and social growth of all Westwood High School students as well as to promote open communications and foster relationships between the administration, staff, parents, students and the Westwood community

What is it? The Westwood Parent-Teacher Organization looks for ways to support the school's mission through various programs. One of the group's most exciting (and generous) programs is its grants funding each year, the group funds many teacher grant requests, distributing more than $10,000 each year to fund teacher projects like supplies for a crêpe party with the French club, button-making supplies for the Gay-Straight Alliance's Ally Week, and decorations for Spirit Week. In addition to offering grants, the PTO offers scholarships to graduating seniors, sponsors student study workshops, sponsors and recognizes the “Wolverine Award for Excellence in Teaching”, and celebrates academic achievement by supporting HuRRAR. The PTO also publishes and distributes the high school directory in the fall of each school year.

Board Members 2019-2020

President Jenn Burkart burkartfamily@verizon.net

Vice President Patty Spink Pfspink@gmail.com

Treasurer Jenny Conley Jennyfconley@yahoo.com

Secretary Susan Bunker Susan.Bunker@Yahoo.com

Meeting Dates 2019-2020:

Highlights of the PTO

The majority of PTO income is raised thru dues. A significant percent goes directly to teachers in the form of grants. Grants offer teachers a way to obtain materials and organize activities not available through the school budget.

Please pay your annual $40.00 family dues using the link below


Sample Highlights of PTO Funding

2017-2018 Grants

  • Spirit Week
  • Dance Marathon Fundraiser
  • Spanish and French Club Field Trips
  • Student Council
  • Courageous Conversations Speaker Series
  • Senior Leaders Council Funding
  • Visiting Artist Series
  • BioBuilder Club Funding
  • Stem Engineering and Electronics Kit
  • Robotics Team
  • Model UN
  • Equality Coalition Speaker
  • Womens Defense Class

Other PTO Funded Highlights

  • Parent and Student Speakers
  • Midterm and Final Study Week at the Westwood Public Library
  • Three Student Scholarships
  • Brendan Dillon Wolverine Teacher Award as voted by WHS students-
  • Teacher Dinners on Curriculum and Parent Teacher Conference Nights
  • Spring Teacher Luncheon
  • Honor Roll Quarterly Celebrations
  • Spring Ice Cream Social
  • Happy Student Days
  • Welcome New Teacher Swag Bags
  • Pick-A-Time Portal
  • Thank You Gift Cards to Cafeteria and Custodians
  • All Night Graduation Party (ANGP) Donations