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WHO IS METEA PTSA

YOU. You are the Metea Valley High School Parent Teacher Student Association (Metea PTSA). You, your student and your student’s educator are the Metea PTSA -- our MVHS Family. As an organization, Metea PTSA is a member of the Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers Organization of Springfield, ILwhere every child / one voice. Metea PTSA links the larger Illinois PTA Organization and their many Leadership Resources, Programs and Advocacy Events designed specifically for the Illinois student and teacher to YOU - the local membership.


Join/Volunteer Today

It’s fast and easy to start supporting your student and the MVHS community. Parents and guardians download your Membership Application HERE. Students, Teachers and staff download your Membership Form HERE. Please take care to fill out the form completely and legibly. Attach your check payable to Metea PTSA and drop at the MVHS Main Office located just inside Door 1 of school. Then JUMP right in. Still need help? Contact us. MeteaPTSAPresident@gmail.com . Then JUMP right in.


What We Do

The Metea PTSA supports the staff, students and families of MVHS in ways that help students achieve academic, social and personal success. The Metea PTSA works closely with administration and many community outreach organizations to provide meaningful programs, educational materials, effective advocacy and scholarships for our school.

  • School Dances
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Mustang Round Up
  • Scholarships & Grants
  • Senior Road Trip
  • Many, many more

Meetings - All are welcome

Informative guest speakers are often a major part of these one hour gatherings. From hearing first hand from the Principal what’s happening inside the halls and walls of school, to being introduced to academic resources both in and out of school that help your student succeed. Meetings are held  in the LMC Main Room MV-113 (enter door 1).


Executive Board and Committee Chairs

Every spring, Executive Board Members are nominated and voted into office for the following year. Executive Board Members are adults (19+ years of age) at the time of the nominations and are required to complete training provided free of charge by the Illinois Congress of Parents and Teachers Organization of Springfield, IL. Courses like “PTA Road to Success”, “Money Matters (101) and (201)”, and “Membership Workshop” are offered at various locations throughout the state. Committee Chairs lead members in the execution of Metea PTSA sponsored events and Metea PTSA support resources. Chairs are nominated and appointed by the current Executive Board. Chairs can be self-nominated and are typically highly motivated self-starters.


Already a Member

THANK YOU! Look for occasional emails from MeteaPTSAPresident@gmail.com and follow us on Facebook. If you’re still unsure how to begin or haven’t been getting our correspondence, Contact Us. We always welcome fresh ideas, new members and VOLUNTEERS. Like us on FacebookContact us.


Donate

Your Metea PTSA operates under the IL Congress of Parent & Teachers Organization of Springfield, IL which has been recognized as a charitable organization by the IRS. Please check with your individual tax advisor on deductibility of any donations you make to Metea PTSA. Non-cash donations are accepted as requested by various committees and activity chairs of Metea PTSA. Checks payable to “Metea PTSA” are always appreciated and can be dropped off at the Main Office located just inside Door 1 of school. Don’t forget to double your donation by using your company’s corporate match benefit!


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Contact

MVHS PTSA CONTACT INFORMATION


 Executive Board
 President  Jen Straub
 1st Vice President  Diana Solarski
 2nd Vice President  Nikkolas Hillberg
 Secretary  Sarita Mahapatra
 Treasurer  Meg Smith
 Ways and Means
 Auction   
 Misc Fundraisers  
 Special Positions
 Membership  Victoria Wegner
 Communications  OPEN
 Audit Committee  OPEN
 Database  Victoria Wegner
Student Support
National PTA Reflections  OPEN
Graduation Signs      Joanne Barrett
Senior Road Trip  Anne Ruden & Debbie Hagel
Senior Scholarship    OPEN
 Staff Support
LMC Lisa Howard & Cheri Fuller-Kasle
Grants   Beth Knowles
Dances  Jennifer Dickson & Wanda Malone
World Language Fair  brandi_bane@ipsd.org *
Staff Appreciation
Luncheons  OPEN
Breakfasts  OPEN
Tireless Teacher  OPEN
P/T Conferences     OPEN
Liaisons
2E (Twice Exceptional) Group  OPEN
Parent Diversity Advisory Council   Montrine Johnson
Latino Mustangs  OPEN
AMP  AMP President
Athletic Boosters   Steve Coryell
STEM Boosters   OPEN
IPPC Representative  Karen Altekruse
IPPC Rep Alternative   Jayanthi Sundararajan
Special Needs PTSA   
 Student Representatives
 Class of 2022  OPEN
 Class of 2021  Aman Shah
 Class of 2020  Aryansh Pathak & Annika Alterkruse
 Class of 2019  OPEN
 *Indicates MVHS Staff

 

Membership/Volunteer Forms

PTSA Membership and Volunteer Opportunities

Membership Forms


Internal Forms

Please contact a member of the Executive Board for approval of any expenditures you plan to make or donations you plan to accept on behalf of the PTSA. Proper approval of the board must be obtained.

State & National PTA News

Illinois State and National PTA News:

Illinois residents may access Illinois PTA information - which includes legislation affecting our children at http://www.illinoispta.org/

National PTA news, legislation, links may be accessed at: http://www.pta.org/

State and National PTA can also be found on Facebook


Reflections 2018-2019

The National PTA Reflections Program 2018-2019 Reflections Theme
Heroes Around Me

Reflections Chair is needed. Please contact PTSA if you are interested MeteaPTSAPresident@gmail.com  

 

The National PTA Refections Art Program 2018-2019 "Heroes Around Me"

Are you looking for a way to express yourself and show others your talent as a writer, composer, photographer, visual artists, choreographer or producer? We invite you to participate in the 2018-2019 PTSA's Reflection Art program.

The Reflections program is a national program sponsored by the PTA, designed to encourage and recognize students for their creative expressions in the areas of Literature, Photography, Visual Arts. Dance/Choreography, Video/Production, and Musical Composition. 

The theme for next years is "Heroes Around Me"

Think about the theme, what it means to you and then create an original piece of artwork in one of the six categories and may enter in any of the six categories and may enter as many times as you wish.

Entries will be judged at the school level and some may advance to IPPC Council, then District level. State level, and National level, if you qualify.

Be sure to check this page next Fall when you'll find links to the 2018-2019 Rules and Guidelines from the Illinois State PTA. 


Senior Road Trip

   

Registration is open for Senior Road Trip 2019 

Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 pm until Sunday, April 14 at 2:00am

Senior Road Trip is a late-night lock-in with activities, games and food sponsored by Metea Valley PTSA (Senior Road Trip Committee). This fun event starts Saturday, April 13 at 7:00 pm and goes deep into the night until 2:00 am Sunday morning! At an all-inclusive price of $65, your Senior Road Trip includes a Taste of Chicago Food Court, Spa Area with Nails, Hair and Massage, awesome Tournaments, a Hypnotist and Tarot Card Reader and much more!

Download and complete SRT Registration/Permission forms.  Please fill out the form completely and make checks payable to Metea PTSA (no cash please) and place forms in an envelope marked "SRT" and drop it off at the Main Office or mail to Sue LaBarbara at 1150 Palms Ct, Naperville, IL 60540. If you have any financial concerns, please contact Sue LaBarbara at MeteaSRT@gmail.com 

After your registration and payment are received and processed, you will receive an email with instructions on how to sign up for activities.


Senior Road Trip VOLUNTEERS Needed

We are also in need of some volunteers for decorating and photography. 

  • Courtyard - decorating the courtyard
  • Cactus Hallway - decorating the hallway between the two gyms.
  • 2 Photographers to take pictues throughout the evening starting at 7 pm. 
Please email Anne Ruden for any questions at tsi730@aol.com.  

 

It takes hundreds of volunteers to make this event a memorable night for the seniors. All are welcome to join in on the fun! Help make this event our Seniors will remember! We need Parent Volunteers for all three days....Friday, April 12 (setup), Saturday, April 13 (event). Sunday, April 14 (teardown). A sign-up organizer will be posted September 2018. Stay tuned.

If you have any questions, please email MeteaSRT@gmail.com 

Mustang Round-Up Silent Auction

Metea Valley

Mustang Round-Up


Sponsored by the Metea PTSA 

2018 Silent Auction

January 25th, 2019 from 6 pm-10pm

      Stonebridge Country Club

Tickets $40.00 (Includes hors d'oeuves, DJ, Dancing Games, Fun!)

Proceeds fund Senior Scholarship Awards

   Follow the auction on Facebook: @MustangRoundUp 


Mustang Round Up Volunteers Needed

It takes hundreds of volunteers, donations, and attendees to make this event successful. CHAIR, volunteer, donation and sponsors needed. Please contact MeteaPTSAPresident@gmail.com 

    *2018 auction funded ten $1000 scholarship awards *2019 goal is to fund even more.


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