Officer Orientation


Please join us for:

Officer Orientation
Monday, 8/1
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KAC, Room B

More details to come!

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Clothing Bank Schedule 2016-17

August: 4th and 11th- 9-11am and 2:30-5pm

*6th- 9-11am

18th and 25th- 2:30-5pm

September:  1,*3,8,15,22,29

October:  *1,6,13,20,27

November:  3,*5, 10,17

December:  1,*3,8

January 2017:  12,19,26

February:  2,9,16,23

March:  2,*4,9,23,30

April:  *1,6,13,20,27(last day)          *denotes Saturdays open from 9-11am

Thursdays open from 2:30-5pm but shoppers need to be there by 4:30.

This schedule is subject to change. Please like us on Facebook for updates. Facebook:  The PTA Clothing Bank

Volunteers are welcome 9-5 every Thursday we are open and 9-11 on Saturdays

Congratulations Reflections Winners

Springfield students had wonderful results at the state PTA Reflections event!  Congratulations to these 7 FIRST PLACE state winners (these student’s entries will be entered into the National PTA Reflections program):

  • Thomas Klepper, Roundtree, Music Composition
  • Jesse Paxton, Greenwood HS, Literature
  • Crosby Mills, Greenwood MS, Dance Choreography
  • Amaya Askew, Kickapoo HS, Film
  • Christopher Mitchell, Greenwood HS, Photograpy
  • Katie Su, Greenwood MS, Visual Arts
  • Tinley Eden Howes, Kickapoo HS, Visual Arts

Other students placing at the state level:  Hannah Young, Elaine Klepper, Andrew Hellman, Lachlan McKinney, John Georgiades, Samantha Thomas, Joanna Hsi, Reagan Rosen, Makayla Maxheimer, Julia Rosa, Ashely Bryant, Hailey Dawn Youngblood, Alexandria Geeslin, Claire Owen, Adriana Naylor, Julie Sharp and Charlotte May.

Congratulations to the 2015-16 SCPTA Reflections Winners!



Middle School

Name Grade Division School Place
Crosby Mills          7th Middle School Greenwood 1



High School

Name Grade Division School Place
Christopher Mitchell 12 High School Greenwood 1


Visual Arts

Name Division Grade School Place
Eli Cramer Primary 2 Sherwood 1
Elisabeth Mrad Primary 2 Sunshine 2
Audrey Dimmick Primary 2 3
Jaly Green Primary 2 Sherwood Honorable Mention
Clair Owen Primary 2 Greenwood Honorable Mention
Katie Su Intermediate 4 Greenwood 1
Ashley Tan Wanda Intermediate 3 Wanda Gray 2
Fatima Aslam Intermediate 3 Greenwood 3
Nicole Davis Intermediate 5 Sherwood Honorable Mention
Sarah Mostyn Intermediate 3 Pershing Honorable Mention
Eva Heidemann Intermediate 3 Greenwood Honorable Mention
Meryk Pheonix Intermediate 3 Mc Bride Honorable Mention
Ashley Bryant Intermediate 3 Wanda Gray Honorable Mention
Adriana Naylor Intermediate 3 Honorable Mention
Aundrea Nelson Intermediate 3 Delaware Honorable Mention
Kylie Le Point Intermediate 4 Wanda Gray Honorable Mention
Karson Feuerbacher Middle School 6 Greenwood 1
Jasmine Thach Middle School 6 Jarrett 2
Autumn Shotwell Middle School 7 Jarrett 3
Liam Hampton Middle School 7 Jarrett Honorable Mention
Sai Prahasa Vuda Middle School 8 Central Honorable Mention
Katlin Hillard Middle School 6 Carver Honorable Mention
Avalynn Lackie Middle School 6 Carver Honorable Mention
Julie Sharp High School 10 Central 1
Anna Mc Gehee High School 11 Greenwood 2


Music Composition

Name Division Grade School Place
Tomas Klepper Primary 1 Rountree 1
Emily Scott Intermediate 5 Disney 1
Hamah Young Intermediate 4 Rountree 2
Nathaniel Hunter Intermediate 3 Greenwood 3
Elaine Klepper Intermediate 5 Rountree Honorable Mention
Lachlan          Mc Kinney Intermediate 3 Greenwood Honorable Mention
Samantha Thomas Middle school 7 Jarrett 1
John Georgiades Middle School 8 Central 2



Name Division Grade School Place
Sophia Brown Primary 3 Sherwood 1


Primary Greenwood 2
Julia Rosa Primary 2 Sherwood 3
Shriya Miller Primary Greenwood Honorable Mention
Micah Espinoza Primary 1 Sherwood Honorable Mention
Anna Khai Hugen Le Primary 2 Honorable Mention
Allison Loughary Intermediate 4 Sherwood 1
Ashley Bryant Intermediate 3 Wanda Gray 2
Liberty Hawley Intermediate 3 Sequiota 3
McKenna Hunt Intermediate 5 Sherwood Honorable Mention
Emmarie Logan Intermediate 4 David Harrison Elem. Honorable Mention
Hailey Dawn Youngblood Middle School 7 Central 1
Sophia Birmingham Middle School 6 Central 2
Govind Nair Middle School 6 Greenwood 3
Madison Mitchell Middle School 6 Greenwood Honorable Mention
Madison Mitchell Middle School 6 Greenwood Honorable Mention
Jacob Sharp Middle School 8 Central Honorable Mention
Christopher Mitchell High School 12 Greenwood 1
Christopher Mitchell High School 12 Greenwood 2
Christopher Mitchell High School 12 Greenwood 3



Name Grade Division School Place
Shriya Miller 2 Primary Greenwood 1
Emma Daugherty 1 Primary Greenwood 2
Ethan Gaumer 2 Primary Sunshine 3
Gwyndolyn Gelner 1 Primary Greenwood Honorable Mention
Gabi Gaumer k Primary Sunshine Honorable Mention
Sarah Jane Trotman 3 Intermediate David Harisson Elem. 1
Nina Malega 4 Intermediate Sunshine 2
Elana Hadi 4 Intermediate Rountree 3
Oakland Wayne


3 Intermediate Greenwood Honorable Mention
Sara Kimrey 3 Intermediate Wanda Gray Honorable Mention
Harmony Pyle 7 Middle school Jarrett 1
Jack Gregory 6 Middle school Carver 2
Joanna Hsi 6 Middle school Carver 3
Dorian Khoshymn 6 Middle school Greenwood Honorable Mention
Emma Laney 6 Middle school Greenwood Honorable Mention
Jesse Paxton 11 High School Greenwood 1
Katherine Goulter 11 High School Greenwood 2
Olivia Robinson 11 High School Glendale 3
Julius Walker 11 High School Greenwood Honorable Mention
Kate Artur 11 High School Glendale Honorable Mention

Sign for REMIND and get the latest information from SCPTA

download (1)Be sure to sign up for REMIND so you receive important text reminders about SCPTA general membership meetings; Clothing Bank volunteer schedule; specific donation needs at the Clothing Bank; Reflections deadlines, etc.

It’s easy to sign up for this FREE service that many teachers and coaches already put to use. Just text @scptag to 81010. You will be asked to reply with your full name, then you’ll receive a text confirming that you are on the REMIND thread for SCPTA!

Sign Up to Take Action!

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You won’t want to miss legislative alerts from National PTA or Missouri PTA.  Make sure you are up-to-date, informed and ready to take action by signing up at these links:

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School of Information – Friday, April 29

Your Springfield Council of PTAs is hosting a FREE School of Information on Friday, April 29th, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wilson’s Creek 5-6 Intermediate Center at 4035 W. Weaver Road, Battlefield, MO.

We will have a Baked Potato/Salad Bar available at the beginning of the evening. Sorry, no childcare will be available.

All who attend will learn more about their PTA duties through informational workshop sessions and interactive discussions with other PTA units. Attached is the schedule for the evening. Workshops for President, Treasurer, Secretary, Bylaws, Advocacy, Membership, Communication, Fundraising, Parliamentary Procedure, Parent Engagement, and Reflections will be offered.

There will be 3 Sessions of Workshops. Each workshop is 40 minutes in length with the exception of the Presidents’ and Treasurers’. The Presidents’ workshop will be two consecutive sessions covering a wide range of information–plan to attend both sessions. The Treasurers’ workshop is two consecutive sessions and a third optional session for even more information.

We will also offer some workshops at two different times–covering the same information–plan to attend only one.

Local council and state officers will be available for any questions you may have. We encourage all units to send your officers as you prepare for the upcoming school year.

Please RSVP to Carrie Windes at with the name(s) of all attending and which workshops each will be going to by TOMORROW, TUESDAY, APRIL 26TH. This will ensure we have enough food and enable our presenters to know how many to plan for that evening.



RIF Appreciates Your Support

Reading is Fundamental (RIF) would like to thank Delaware, Disney, Field, Gray, Harrison, Hickory Hills, Holland, Jeffries, Mann, Pershing, Pittman, Pleasant View, Robberson, Sequiota, and Sherwood for their generous donations.  Your support ensures every 1st and 2nd grader gets to choose 3 free books each school year.

Contributions to RIF may be sent to:  PO Box 11253, Springfield, MO 65808

PTA Takes Action! Legislative Alert!

Currently, Missouri incarcerates youth charged as adults with adult prisoners, even before their trial.  HB 1641 would fix this by seeing to it that these kids (who are aged 16 and younger) would be housed in facilities that are far more appropriate for them.

Please take action on this issue at this link:  Take Action Now!

For other bills of interest to Missouri PTA, please see the Capital Chatter section of our state PTA website.

Local Membership Challenge All-Stars!


Congratulations to Hillcrest, Pittman, Boyd, Central, Twain, Cherokee, Pipkin, Delaware, Robberson, Jeffries, Pershing Elem., and Bissett for increasing your memberships this year!

These schools were entered into a drawing for $75.  And the winner was….

Jeffries Elementary!


School of Information

You won’t want to miss this important training event!

Friday, April 29, 5:30pm – 8:30pm at Wilson’s Creek Intermediate School, 4035 West Weaver Rd Battlefield, MO 65619.

Workshops will be offered for officers: President, Treasurer, Secretary plus committee chairs: Reflections, Membership, Fundraising and points of interest: Parliamentary Procedure, Bylaws, Advocacy, Parent Engagement and Communication.

Council and state PTA officers will be available to assist with questions and lead workshops.

We encourage ALL UNITS to send your officers as you prepare for the upcoming school year!


SPS Facility Master Plan

An Invitation From Springfield Public Schools:

Springfield Council of PTA members:  We are currently gathering community input as part of our facility master planning process.  Your views are important to us so we invite you to participate in an input session Monday, April 25, at 6:30pm at Kraft Administrative Center, 1359 E St Louis St.


  • Establish standards for our facilities
  • Identify facility needs
  • Prioritize needs

OUTCOME:  An independent assessment of schools and buildings that will help SPS develop a long-range facility plan to ensure efficient and effective use of resources.

If you cannot attend the April 25 meeting, please join us at one of the meetings below that works with your schedule:

Tuesday, April 26     7pm     Reed Academy, 2000 N Lyon Ave.

Wed., April 27         10am     KAC (Board Room), 1359 E St Louis St

Thur., April 28          6pm     Cherokee Middle School, Commons Area, 420 E Farm Rd 182


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