About the Atholton High School PTSA
The Atholton High School Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) is an organization
of parents, teachers, administrators, and students who work together for the benefit
of the school community. The PTSA sponsors and supports many school programs and activities,
acts as a liaison between the school and community, and advocates on behalf of the
students and school at the county, state, and national levels.
The Mission of the PTSA is threefold:
- To support and speak on behalf of children and youth in the schools, in the
community, and before government bodies and other organizations that make decisions
- To assist parents in developing the skills they need to raise and protect their
- To encourage parent and public involvement in the public schools of this nation.
The objectives of the PTSA are:
- To promote the welfare of children and youth in home, school, community, and place
- To raise the standards of home life.
- To secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth.
- To bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers
may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth.
- To develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will
secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social,
and spiritual education.
The values of the PTSA are:
- Collaboration: We work in partnership with a wide array
of individuals and organizations to accomplish our agreed-upon goals.
- Commitment: We are dedicated to promoting children's health,
well-being, and educational success through strong parent, family, and community
- Accountability: We acknowledge our obligations. We deliver on
- Respect: We value our colleagues and ourselves. We expect the
same high quality of effort and thought from ourselves as we do from others.
- Inclusivity: We invite the stranger and welcome the newcomer. We
value and seek input from as wide a spectrum of viewpoints and experiences as possible.
- Integrity: We act consistently with our beliefs. When we err, we
acknowledge the mistake and seek to make amends.