Langston Hughes Middle School PTA

Message from the PTA President

The PTA welcomes you to the Langston Hughes Middle School Panther Community! The Langston Hughes Middle School PTA strives to include all, help create community, encourage student activism, and support our teachers, students, and families. 

As a member of the National PTA, Virginia PTA (VAPTA), and the Fairfax County Council PTA (FCCPTA), we have a shared mission: to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children. We also support the Fairfax County Special Education PTA (SEPTA). Every child. One voice. 

Reach out if you would like to talk about where you can fit it in. You can find me at We look forward to seeing you in the hallways of Hughes and helping our Panther POWER shine through!


Kimberly Hotz

LHMS PTA President

Support LHMS PTA

Your time, talent, and treasure help us serve our community. 

Time: Attend our monthly PTA meetings, make a Costco run for teacher breakfast items, secure a speaker, or help deliver spirit wear.

Talent: Are you good with web design? Can you organize a PTA closet? Are you gifted in other languages to help our non-English speaking families? Do you have a knack for reviewing financials? Your talents can help expand the PTA’s skill set and reach.

Treasure: If you become a member or simply make a donation to the PTA, these funds help our programs thrive. Do you know of a local business that can contribute? Maybe your employer is generous to non-profit organizations. We graciously accept all help.

Our Principal

Dr. Herman Mizell became principal of Langston Hughes Middle School on July 1, 2023. The PTA looks forward to our first year of partnership with Dr Mizell. You can find more information about Dr. Mizell here.

Our School Board Representative

Melanie Meren is the Hunter Mill District Representative to the School Board for Fairfax County Public Schools. She is also a Langston Hughes Middle School parent and PTA member. You can connect with Melanie here.