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2016-2017 Officers

President: Rhonda Torno

Vice Pres: Alesha Wallace 

Secretary: Tara Mast

Treasurer: Cheryl Bowman

Missouri PTA

  • A powerful voice for all children
  • A relevant resource for all families and communities
  • A strong advocate for the education and well-being of every child

For more information or to get involved with Missouri PTA - please click here.





Save the Date!

General Meetings - DMS Library @ 6pm 

September 13, 2016 (Mrs. Dickerson will speak on "Life at Middle School")

November 15, 2016 (Building Pride Campaign Speaker)

January 17, 2017 (Helping Hands Grant Vote) new date

March 7, 2017 (Officer Elections)

May 10, 2017 (Officer Initiation)

Activities Calendar  

7th Grade Social - November 9, 2016

6th Grade Social - November 16, 2016

8th Grade Social - May 18, 2017 

All school Tailgates with LMS

October 7, 2016  Cross Country Tailgate (@DMS)

October 14, 2016 Volleyball at LHS

October 19, 2016 Football Tailgate (@DMS)

January 13, 2017 Basketball Tailgate (@LMS)

May 2, 2017 Track Tailgate (@DMS)


Restaurant Nights

September 29th Chipotle - Thank you!


Staff Appreciation Week

May 1-5, 2017

Discovery Middle School PTSA

Build the Way with PTSA - Creating a Foundation for Success!

Thank you to everyone who has signed up for a PTSA membership!  There's still time to join us - just print off the membership form and send the form and payment into the office with your student.   We are building a strong community at DMS!

6th Grade LIFE Celebration - Officer Bratcher reviewed lessons and provided games with the help of PTSA.

6th and 7th Grade Souper Social Breakfasts

Basketball Tailgate - Black Out Battle for the Paddle

The Football Tailgate

Students from DMS and LMS had a great time at the free event.  They enjoyed tailgate games, snacks and a pep rally before the kick off of the 8th grade Football game.  

Cross Country Tailgate

Mrs. Garvey's Class - Box Top Winners

Congratulations to Mrs. Garvey s Advisory Class for winning the Winter Box Top  Contest!! The class won a breakfast pizza party and the coveted Box Top Bob  Trophy! DMS Students helped us raise over  800 in Box Tops this year - Wow!     Please keep clipping  your box tops all summer long - the next contest will be  Fall 2017!   This is a great fundraiser for PTSA and a fun competition for  staff and students every year.

Congratulations to Mrs. Garvey's Advisory Class for winning the Winter Box Top Contest!!

The class won a breakfast pizza party and the coveted Box Top Bob Trophy!


DMS Students helped us raise over $800 in Box Tops this year - Wow!  


Please keep clipping your box tops all summer long - the next contest will be Fall 2017!  This is a great fundraiser for PTSA and a fun competition for staff and students every year.  



PTSA Fundraisers

Our main fundraiser is by donation!   PTSA receives 100% of the funds!  No selling products!  

We fund incentives for the FLIGHT program, grade level socials, tailgate gatherings with LMS, testing snacks, staff appreciation week, conference meals, book club books, nurse supplies, student-voted school gift, Life celebration carnival and end of school celebration along with other items that help support the students and staff at DMS.   


Additional ways to support PTSA:


Do You Shop Amazon?

You can shop Amazon and have 0.5% of everything you spend go directly to the DMS PTSA!  Just go to and select “PTA MO Congress Discovery Middle School PTSA” as your charity.  If you are a “Prime” member, you will still be considered a “Prime” member through Amazon Smile.  It’s as simple as that!  Thank you for supporting DMS’s PTSA!



Box Tops (contests are done through the advisory classes)

Restaurant Nights (check calendar for locations/dates)




Students Make a Difference!

The January PTSA meeting involved a student member vote.   DMS PTSA student members were able to vote on a school improvement project that would be funded by PTSA.   Students voted between adding new lounge furniture in the front entry way or charging stations in the hallway.     It was a close race but the charging stations won the vote!   Mr. Madsen's 8th grade class is going to work on the project as part of their class work this spring!  PTSA will fund the building materials for the stations.  

Membership Drive

Help Build the Way - Join Today!


Click here for the membership form!

(Print, fill it out, bring it to the PTSA table at Orientation days)


Single Memberships - $6

Business Memberships - $25

Reflections Winners

Congratulations to our creative and talented DMS students!

All students will advance on to state competition.

Madison Dolato - Photography

Brooke Eastvold - Visual Arts

Kayla Eastvold - Visual Arts

Logan Hastings - Visual Arts

Megan Baker - Film Production

Kennedy Naseem - Music Composition

Patrick Sheeley - Music Composition

Emma Stauffer - Literature


Discovery Middle School PTSA Bylaws

PTSA Committee Leads - What a great team!

Committee Chairs for 2016-17


Thank you to those that have agreed to lead a committee for the upcoming school year.   There are open positions available if you are interested in serving!  


Staff Appreciation - Megan Davolt and Jayme Roush

6th Grade Social -Rhonda Torno and Alesha Wallace

7th Grade Social - Amy Hearst and Sherri McKenna

8th Grade Social -Ashley Davidson and Courtney Donnici

Reflections - Marti Blaine and Melissa Nickell

Conference Meals - Tricia Harman

Box Tops - Callie Bower and Carla Stauffer

Life Graduation (6th grade) - Kristin Schultz

Spiritwear - Tiffany Loomis

Tailgate Team - open


Business Membership

To create our foundation for success we need strong business and community members to partner with us!  Consider signing up for a business membership today for only $25!  We will advertise your sponsorship at various PTSA functions, meetings, our display case and on our website all year long!  Help us build a strong PTSA!


Thank you to the following businesses for joining us in building a strong PTSA community.

Kanning Orthodontics

Dr. Chris Schultz - Dentistry

Tracy St. John - Financial Planning

Kate Bowles - Rodan + Fields

Kristen Martin - Magic Mouse Travel

Devin Bowman - Family Chiropractor

Dr. Tom Barton - Dentistry

Noodles and Company

Marcy Sheely - Pampered Chef

Heather Baymiller - Reece and Nichols

Mary Jo Thompson - Touchstone Crystal by Swarovski

Teressa Quigley - The Real Estate Store

 Lisa & Mark Freidel - Signarama

Paige Nelson - Creative Expression for Children, LLC

Jill Davies - Suitcase of Dreams Travel

Mila Ortiz - Herbalife

Jennifer Hubbs - State Farm Insurance

Business Advertisements

Check this space regularly for deals from our business partners.

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