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Welcome to the HTMS PTSA & Foundation. What is the ptsa?. The Hightower Trail Middle School PTSA stands for Parent, Teacher, Student Association.

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Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

Welcome to the HTMS PTSA & Foundation


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

What is the ptsa?

  • The Hightower Trail Middle School PTSA stands for Parent, Teacher, Student Association.

  • The PTSA is comprised of parents, students, relatives, teachers, staff, community and friends who promote and support the academic, social and personal growth of our students.

  • We provide a variety of teacher and staff support, student curriculum enrichment, programs that encourage awareness and education, as well as the events that have come to define the culture of Hightower Trail. 

  • Your membership contribution goes a long way in financially supporting the programs/events for our students.


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

What does the ptsa provide?

  • $10,000.00 in grants available for non-county budgeted classroom supplies/programs that benefit our students

  • Student/Teacher Planners

  • Vision/Hearing Screening for 7th Grade

  • Honors Program Support

  • Arts in Education Program Support

  • Clinic Support

  • Environmental Education & Recycling Program

  • School Directory

  • COMMUNICATIONS (WEBSITE/NEWSLETTER)

  • 8th grade dance

  • And much more…


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Where does your ptsa membership and donation money go?

Membership Fees

HTMS PTSA Membership Fee = $8.00

$3.75 of that fee goes to…

ECCC (District)

GA PTA (State)

PTA, Inc. (National)

$4.25 goes to support HTMS programs/activities

Donations to PTSA

The suggested donation amount is $40.00 per student but all donation amounts are appreciated!

All donations to the PTSA are tax deductible and 100% of your donations go directly to support HTMS programs/activities!


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

how can you help?

  • Join the ptsa to help support the important programs/activities we provide for our school

  • Volunteer

    • No experience required

    • Flexible for every schedule

    • Invest in our students

    • Easy sign up

    • Give Back

    • Meet new people

    • Make a difference

  • Visit our website at www.huskyptsa.info for more information on the ptsa and how you can be involved


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

2013-14 Proposed PTSA Budget


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

What is the foundation?

The HTMS Husky Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is toprovide funding for needed programs and facilities which enhance the educational experience and which are not currently paid for by the PTSA.


Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

What does the FOUNDATION provide?

  • The HTMS Husky Foundation was formed in October, 2007 to provide funding for needed programs not currently financed by Cobb County, the state, or the PTSA.

  • We are led by a Board of Directors from the HTMS community of parents, educators, and the local businesses.


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What are the goals of the FOUNDATION ?

  • TECHNOLOGY ENRICHMENT: Purchase one

  • mobile IPAD lab for 2013-2014 – completed.

    • SAFETY: Continue hiring a Cobb County Police Officer to direct traffic from 8:00-8:45 am, covering the high-traffic time before the county’s crossing guard arrives.

  • LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

  • ENHANCEMENTS:

  • Continue maintaining the outdoor

  • amphitheater classroom, Nature Trail

  • (used for Week in the Woods), and

  • the lobby aquarium.


  • Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

    What are the goals of the FOUNDATION ?

    • STUDENT ENRICHMENT:

    • Continue running The Husky Hut school store

    • Continue providing:

      • Husky 101 (incoming 6th grader orientation)

      • 6th Grade Family Pizza Social

      • Sneak-a-Peek locker maintenance/distribution

      • Continue facilitating Student Banking

    • COMMUNICATION: Improve communication with parents & school community via electronic updates & website

    • RESEARCH: Work with faculty and staff to research future opportunities.


    Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

    How do we raise money?

    The Annual Campaign

    collects donations from parents, admin, faculty, staff, & matching corporate grants

    The Husky Hut

    school store sells school supplies, Spirit Wear, Shake-a-Snack, CRCT books, and Mandatory Reading books

    Special Events

    Husky 101 6th grade orientation

    6thGrade Family Pizza Social

    Food sales: Chick-fil-A Biscuit Days & Donut Days - Student Night of the Arts concessions


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    Thanks to your support…the foundation has provided

    Interactive Smart Boards: Exciting high-tech, educational hardware purchased and installed by the Foundation

    Locker maintenance: Hired and paid for a locker maintenance and repair company to ensure that all lockers function correctly for years to come

    Guidance Office Furniture: Purchased new furniture for a warm & welcoming environment

    LED Sign: Helped purchase and install this attractive and useful communication tool at the school’s entrance

    Outdoor Classroom: Provided construction support for the outdoor Amphitheatre; provided outdoor electrical system, lattice and wood sealant; purchased and installed 12 benches accommodating 72 students.

    A fully equipped computer lab


    Welcome to the htms ptsa foundation

    how can you help?

    Donate to the Annual Campaign

    Double your donationby asking your employer about a Matching Gift

    Volunteerfor a HTMS Husky Foundation event or committee


    What is the difference between the ptsa and foundation

    What is the difference between the ptsa and foundation?


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