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    Rain Date will be June 15th!

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Welcome from the PVMS PTO

The PVMS PTO is a volunteer organization made up of parents, caregivers, teachers, administrators, and support staff who all are dedicated to the successful education of our children.

The purpose of our organization is to aid the students and staff by providing support for educational and recreational needs; to promote open communication between the administration, teachers, and parents; as well as to encourage school spirit and pride.  The PTO uses its resources,  both manpower and monetary, to support our school community.

We encourage you to get involved!

Upcoming PTO Meetings for 2016-2017

The next meeting will be scheduled in August to plan for the upcoming school year and elect officers.  Thanks for a great year!


  • Thanks for another great BOGO Book Fair!

    Thank you to everyone who volunteered their time to help run the book fair this year!  The BOGO book fair requires a lot of extra hands!  We could  not have done it without you!

    Also, thank you to the faculty, staff, students, and families that supported the book fair... whether buying books for yourselves or as gifts!  We love to see exciting books fly off the shelves and into the hands of interested readers!  Plus, getting a free book for each book purchased is a wonderful gift to our shoppers!

    Finally, we were able to donate $120 worth of books with the money raised from our Family Dance that went back into classroom libraries from teacher wish lists!  On top of that, we were able to donate another $320 worth of books from points accrued from our book fairs this year!  So, thank you everyone for your support and generosity!  We were able to give back where reading means the most!


Internet Safety Workshop!


Mark your calendar for Monday, May 22nd from 6-7:30 p.m. in the PVMS Gym for an ADULTS ONLY workshop sponsored by Preston Youth Services that will present information every parent NEEDS to know about Internet Safety!

Scott Driscoll from Internet Safety Concepts will be sharing information on the following topics:

  • apps and programs children are using
  • cyberbullying, sexting, and social networking
  • creating a "digital footprint" (both positives and negatives)
  • current on-line trends and potential dangers
  • tips on how to use technology in the safety way
  • strategies on keeping families safe

Questions: Contact Preston Youth Services at (860) 889-2482 x113 or e-mail recreation@preston-ct.org

To see the flyer, click HERE.


4th Annual Preston Palooza on June 1st!


Preston Parks & Recreation and Preston Veterans Memorial School PTO will be holding our 4th Annual Preston Palooza on Thursday, June 1st right here at PVMS from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. for Preston residents only!  Click here to see the 2017 Palooza flyer!

Tickets are now on sale. Tickets purchased in advance through May 15th are $9/person.  Tickets purchased at the gate are $11/person.

Volunteers are needed, too!  We need help setting up, running events/games/cotton candy/snow cones, and clean up.  We also need cake donations for the Cake Walk!  If you can help in any way, please contact Amy at Parks & Rec through e-mail or call 860-889-2482 x113.

Last year was big, but this year will be even bigger!!  Come together as a community and enjoy carnival games, bounce house, inflatable slide & obstacle course, dunk tank, bubble soccer, face painting, cakewalk, BBQ dinner, and more!  New this year -  Professional Caricature Artist!

Sponsors are needed!! We have sponsorship opportunities available at the bronze ($100), silver ($300), gold ($500), and platinum ($1000) levels. Please contact Preston Parks & Recreation to discuss sponsorship opportunities!!  You can make a donation also through PayPay by clicking the link below!  Thanks!   

Gift Cards (Great Lakes Scrip)


Order and purchase gift cards from the PTO at face value, and the PTO orders those cards from Great Lakes Scrip Center at a reduced price. The difference is an instant rebate for the PTO. It’s really that easy!

There are over 700 retailers that participate.  To see a current list of retailers and the denominations available, please click the "Complete Retailer List" blue button in the middle of the left side of the page here: Scrip Retailers 

Orders are due in the school office by noon on Wednesday each week.  Gift cards will be received the following Wednesday through Friday (one week turn around).

Paper order forms can be found here:  Scrip 2016-2017 Order Form 

Have questions?  Just e-mail us: glscrip@prestonschools.org

Labels for Education


This program is phasing out.  Campbell's will continue to accept Labels for Education from products remaining in circulation, but the company is no longer manufacturing products that include a Label for Education.  Please send in to school any remaining Labels for Education!   Form more information, please click here: https://www.labelsforeducation.com

My Coke Rewards


Did you know that you can donate My Coke Rewards points to PVMS?!  It's true!  When you purchase eligible Coke products (like Dasani, Sprite, Minute Maid, Powerade Ion, and more), you can enter the code at Donate My Coke Rewards.  Just find our school by Zip Code, log in or register, then click "Donate Points Now" to help our school get things we need.

If all that registering and looking online is just too much hassle, we understand!  Just send your caps/codes in to school and we'll take care of it for you!