Mount View Middle School

Committees 2015 - 2016

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Brief Description 

After School Club

Susan Mako

Coordinates after school clubs with MVMS Admin

Box Tops

 Sharon Carpenito

Responsible for organizing incentives to encourage students to bring in Box Tops.  Also responsible for  collecting, counting, trimming, and submitting the box tops to earns rewards for our school.

Community Outreach


The Community Outreach Committee will coordinate, strengthen, and maintain community ties with various establishments and services. This committee will also work with student services to provide assistance for students that need support with their own community service efforts (if needed).


 Jean Lim

Creates a directory of contact information of consented PTA members for the school community. 


 Sharon Blessing

Encourages parents/guardians to register their shopping cards to earn money for school.  Also,  input and/or mail to eScrip any changes/updates for participants in the system.

Fall Fundrasier

 Stephanie McDonald

Coordinates fall fundraiser.

Family Fun

Responsible for establishing and coordinating various family events including restaurant nights and other PTA school sponsored events.

Geography Bee

 Sharon Blessing

Schedules and facilitates  the Geography Bee according to the rules of the National Geographic Society.

Gift of Thanks

Connie Hennings

Oversees Gift of Thanks program during the winter holidays and end of school year.  Responsible for distributing forms, compiling data and delivering gift cards to the staff.


 Cathy Rayburn

Work in the butterfly garden with students and/or help plan environmental field trips and guest speakers.

HC DrugFree Rep


Shares information from the HC Drug Free program with the PTA and school administration. 



Provides various breakfasts, luncheons, dinners, and mailbox treats for the staff throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to help provide food and/or set-up, assist during the function, and clean-up.


Mariah Miano
Kirsten Willging

Creates membership forms to go out on the first day of school.  Assists at Back-to-School Night, signs up new members, and researches and procures incentives for memberships.


Ideally, it would be great to have 3 people in this role!

 Shelley Tolle



It is the responsibility of the nominating committee to recognize and seek qualified nominees for the elected leadership of the PTA. 


Jen Buchwald

Responsible for promoting student participation in the National Reflections Program.  Completes and submits applications and final projects to the PTAHC Reflections Chair.

School Dances

 Meg Tripoli

Beth Boyle
Natalie Croston

Coordinates Back to School Dance in September and a dance in the winter (to be coordinated with administration).  Responsible for securing a D.J, chaperones and light snacks.  

SIT (School Improvement Team

 Shelley Tolle

 Meets with school staff 4 times a year (once over the summer). 

Spelling Bee

 Sharon Carpenito

Coordinates the Spelling Bee.  Responsible for securing a date and following the guidelines provided by the Howard County Library.

Spirit Wear

 Linda Ferbert

Selects items to support our MVMS spirit.  Distributes and tallies order forms.  Sorts and delivers the orders when they arrive.  Spirit wear is ordered once in the fall and once in the spring. 

Volunteer Coordinator

 Kathy Baur

The volunteer coordinator creates the parent volunteer schedule (i.e., lunch hall monitors, etc.)   

Web Editor


Designs and updates the PTA website. 


Ernestine Wright-Palmer

Coordinates events to encourage our children in the area of health.

8th Grade Liaison

 Angela Nichols
Cheryl Brown

Provides support for the end of year activities. Provide concession during the Spring Play and the March Madness Event.  Coordinate refreshments for the End of Year 8th Grade Celebration.

4.0 Breakfast

 Kim Lee

Purchase items for breakfast (you will submit for reimbursement).  Set-up and clean-up.  Seek volunteers if needed.



Click HERE to see the Committee Chairs of 2014 - 2015. 

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