PTA News

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 12:11pm



Box Tops - Do you want to make a BIG difference with LITTLE effort?  It is easy.  Just clip box tops.  Just spotting those little squares on items you buy, taking the extra 30 seconds it takes to cut it off the box, and anther 10 seconds to put it in a ziploc baggie, then send them in with your student by February 16th.  Our last collection earned our school $400!  The more box tops we collect, the more money for our school.  Please clip those box tops and send them in!

Bake Sale - AES will be hosting another Silver Knights Chess Tournament on Saturday, January 20th.  We need fresh baked goods to fuel the chess players (and parents).  Please sign up here.  You can drop your baked good off on Saturday morning (by noon), or send them with your student to school on Friday, January 19th.

PTA sponsored Family Paint Night - Thursday, January 25th - watch for a flyer to come home with more details this week.


By becoming a member of the Atholton Elementary School PTA you will be supporting many of the programs that enrich your child’s elementary school experience. Download the membership form here. Additionally, PTA membership offers special savings and discounts for PTA members.  You can access these by visiting

We have an active and supportive PTA. Thank you for your membership.  A portion of the dues directly supports many activities for your children.  Please join us for our meetings which will be held on the second Tuesday of each month @7pm.


Whether you're buying school supplies for the kids or renting a car for your next family vacation, PTA members can save money on everyday purchases thanks to National PTA's Member Benefits Provider Program.  National PTA teams up with businesses committed to supporting PTA’s mission of serving all children by offering our members special discounts.  Check out Save Money with Member Benefits Providers - About PTA - National PTA to see where you can save. ( )

Another perk for being a PTA Member (posted 1/11/17):

The law firm of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake is offering a discounted rate to all Howard County PTA members for the preparation of an estate planning package. The fee for a PTA member alone is $1,050 and $1,750 for a member and his or her spouse.
The package includes:

    Maryland general power of attorney
    Maryland advance directive
    a simple will

Contact Eleanor A. Hunt, Esq. at the law firm of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake at 240-553-1184 or by email at and mention you are a PTA member.


  • Family Paint Night - Thursday, January 25th
  • PTA Meeting - Tuesday, February 13th, 7PM
  • Box Tops Due - Thursday, February 16th