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What We Fund

Want to know what the PTO does? We provide nearly $50,000 annually in funding for items needed by our teachers and our students because state and district funds can often be depleted by essential needs. The JES PTO helps to fund a variety of educational services and social activities for our JES community. Here's just some of what the JES PTO funded recently:

  • Teacher grants ($225/teacher)

  • Book Fair gifts ($25/teacher)

  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation meals and gifts

  • Academic Excellence awards

  • Johnson PTO Scholarship for graduating HHS Senior ($1,000)

  • Author Visits

  • Artist Visits

  • Learning A-Z Raz Plus Library of Books for early readers

  • Mindful Meditation + Music

  • Back to School Night

  • Kentucky Kids Day activities and t-shirts

  • 5th Grade Celebration sweatshirts, gifts, and events

  • Watch Dogs

  • COSI on Wheels

  • KPREP Testing treats

  • Everybody Counts

  • Nutrition Week

  • Walk to School Week

  • Character Programming

  • Special funding for art, music, world language, library, and physical education supplies and equipment

  • Class Holiday Parties

  • Class Pet Supplies and Carriers

  • Family Events

  • Additional ad hoc requests as submitted by teachers annually (storage equipment, remote learning tools, etc.)

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