What is the PTA?

Mission: Make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

At McDougle Elementary School, the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) is a group of parents and staff who work closely together and with the administration to plan and organize school events, raise funds for the school, and support staff and parents in whatever way is needed. This includes:

Where do PTA Dollars go?

The PTA has an operating budget of approximately $34,500 per year which is used to support many activities and school events that would not otherwise exist. See the general categories of expenses in the Open House presentation or more details in the approved budget.

Lounge Renovation

End of Year Block Party

Campus Beautification

Cultural Arts

Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year at McDougle Elementary!

The PTA provides a link between school, home, and the wider community. We work together to organize events and raise funds to support children’s learning and to make the environment for our students the best it can be.

We encourage you to use this website to access current information about PTA events, volunteer needs, contacts, committee activities, and meeting minutes, as well as find printable forms and useful links. 

There are so many opportunities to help make McDougle an even better place for our children, and many of these are through the PTA. So, we look forward to having you join and thank you in advance for giving your time and energy to support your school, children and community.

 We are proud to be a part of this wonderful community of students, parents, teachers, and supporters!

¡Bienvenidos al año escolar 2022-2023 en McDougle Elementary!

 El PTA proporciona un vínculo entre la escuela, el hogar y la comunidad en general. Trabajamos juntos para organizar eventos y recaudar fondos para apoyar el aprendizaje de los niños y hacer que el entorno para nuestros estudiantes sea el mejor posible.

Le recomendamos que utilice este sitio web para acceder a información actualizada sobre los eventos del PTA, las necesidades de los voluntarios, los contactos, las actividades del comité y las actas de las reuniones, así como para encontrar formularios imprimibles y enlaces útiles. 

Hay tantas oportunidades para ayudar a que McDougle sea un lugar aún mejor para nuestros niños y muchas de ellas son a través del PTA. Por lo tanto, esperamos que se una y le agradecemos de antemano por dar su tiempo y energía para apoyar a su escuela, sus niños y su comunidad.

 ¡Estamos orgullosos de ser parte de esta maravillosa comunidad de estudiantes, padres, maestros y seguidores!

The MES PTA is a member of the Chapel Hill Carrboro City Schools PTA Council, which is the central body facilitating communication throughout the school district and advocating on behalf of CHCCS students, teachers, and staff with all levels of government.

PTA Council Purpose

Made up of 19 members PTA representatives, the PTA Council usually meets monthly to discuss a variety of topics including advocacy and PTA support within the schools. Click here to see PTA Council meeting agendas and minutes.