Sept 22: Progress Reports Distributed
Sept 23: Imagine MUN- Model UN Events (VOLUNTEER HERE)
Sept. 25: Fall Holiday, NO SCHOOL
Oct 2: Last Day of Grading Period
Oct. 2-6: Scholastic Book Fair @ Lanier (VOLUNTEER HERE)
Oct. 3: Parlez w. the Principal #1 (Limited Capacity, RSVP HERE)
Oct. 4: Renaissance Concert (6-8PM, Lanier Auditorium)
Oct. 6: Report Card #1 Distribution
Oct. 11: PSAT 8 (All Day)
Oct. 12: General PTO Meeting (8:45 AM, Library)
Oct. 13: NO SCHOOL
Oct. 17: IB Awards (830-910AM)
Oct. 25: Hauntcert @ Lanier Auditorium
Oct. 27: Homecoming Dance (7/8th grade ONLY, TICKETS ON SALE NOW!)
Our PTO is made up of hard-working parents & teachers who pool their talents to provide practical support for our school. The Executive Board officers for the upcoming 2023/24 school year are:
President - Trish Hilliard
Pres-Elect - Elizabeth Wallace
VP Finance - Jessy Morgenroth
Treasurer - Adrian Snell
Secretary - Shannon Witz
VP Communication - Kathleen Hochberg
Parliamentarian - Tricia Wycliff
VP Fundraising - Casey Ball
VP Social - Martina Luke-Dorn
VP Volunteers - Katie Gould-Marks
HISD Liasion - Eileen Hairel
The officer positions and duties are:
PRESIDENT- sets the agenda for and presides over Executive Board and general meetings
and serve on the Budget Committee.
PRESIDENT-ELECT- commits to serve as the next President, serves on the Budget
Committee, and chairs the Nominating Committee.
TREASURER- makes reports at each meeting, chairs the Budget Committee and assists in
preparing the budget, prepares and files state and federal tax forms, purchases and maintains necessary insurance, keeps records of all LMS PTO financial transactions and make financial information available to members.
SECRETARY- responsible for keeping records of Board actions, including the taking of
minutes at meetings, sending out meeting announcements, and distributing copies of minutes and agendas to board members.
PARLIAMENTARIAN- ensures that all bylaws and standing rules are upheld and revised as needed, serves as chair of bylaws revisions committee and rules on any point of procedure according to Robert's Rules of Order.
VP OF FUNDRAISING- oversees fundraising activities and events and serves on the Budget Committee.
VP OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT- serves on the Budget Committee and chairs the Audit Committee.
VP OF VOLUNTEERS- coordinates all volunteers for LMS PTO activities, maintains a roster of all LMS PTO committees and chairs, confirms VIPS clearance of committee chairs, and collects and preserves plans of work from all committees.
VP OF COMMUNICATIONS- coordinates internal communications between the Executive Board and members, oversees external community communications, and oversees the website, social media accounts and online activity of LMS PTO.
VP OF SOCIAL EVENTS- coordinates and oversee all social (non-fundraising) activities of LMS PTO.
HISD LIASON- attends or observes necessary district meetings and facilitates communication between LMS PTO and HISD.