What's the difference between PTO and ASB?

Both ASB and PTO are equally important. Some Basic differences between ASB and PTO... 

The Associated Student Body (ASB) specifically links to the schools, and follows the rules and guidelines issued by the school district.  All fees affiliated with the school will applied toward the ASB account. as well as sports, clubs, class and labs fees.  There are specific guidelines for what the ASB funds can and can not be used for.  ASB funds are recorded with the district and must adhere to district guidelines for disbursement. 

PTO's primary objective, should be to support the school and its students.  If the ASB guidelines prevent them from purchasing classroom items a teacher needs/wants, the teacher can apply for a grant through the PTO who has the discretion to use their funds for such a request.

 Some of the recent purchases include a new projector screen for presentations, white board markers, science equipment.  Additionally, PTO grants over $5000 each year.

PTO committee members are voted on annually.  Shahala PTO operates as a non-profit with By-laws and required monthly meetings.  Everyone is invited to attend PTO meetings and any time or assistance that can be provided is greatly appreciated.

 Meet your 2017-2018 PTO Board Members!

Executive Board
President:                Julie Williams             juleswilliams@comcast.net       360.606.5399
Vice-President:        Kris Miller                   Kris.m.miller@comcast.net       360.903.0185
Secretary:                Stephanie Brachman   kacebra@aol.com                    360.241.4759
Treasurer:                Jeff Wooden               Jeff@wooden.com
Fundraising:             Shari Bare                  sbare17@gmail.com                 360.931.0450
Grants:                     Eileen Correy              jecorrey@comcast.net             360.885.0231
Grants:                     Misty Wick                 misty4realestate@gmail.com   360.450.7800 
Volunteer Cord:        Melissa Webb               Marinersfan72@gmail.com     360.852.5043

Committee Chairs
Concessions:              Vacant
Book Fair:                  Vacant
Rewards/Box Tops:     Rebecca Cruz            Kiewit991@aol.com                503.754.8997
Staff Appreciation:     Vacant
Auction:                     Christina Milliken     christinamilliken@yahoo.com   971.998.5791
Auction Assistant:      Vacant
Community Relations: Sharma Johnson      gidget1974@yahoo.com          360.334.2759
Spirit Wear:                Marie Pham              mariecpham@gmail.com        360.907.6732
Teacher Liaison:          Gina Helland
School/Administrative Staff:  Gregg Brown Principal, Adam Wallace Associate Principal

The PTO meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30pm in the media room.