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PTO Information

We are glad  you are here.  All DMS families, teachers, and staff are members.  
Start here:  
Discovery PTO’s 5-Minute Online Form
Complete this form to connect with the PTO.  Please note, completing this form is required to join our FB page and to participate in Scrip.  
You will also have the option to sign up for the weekly PTO email and register for the student directory.  
Facebook Group
After completing the 5-Minute Online Form, join our closed group as another means of keeping up with what’s going on at school by searching “Discovery Middle School PTO”

PTO Board 2020 - 2021

Christi Risk, President,

Melissa Torbert, Vice President - Concession Manager Co-Chair,

Michelle Hamilton, Vice President - Concession Manager Co-Chair,

Laura Nayee, Vice President - Scrip,

Ellen Bridwell, Treasurer,

Julie Abad, Secretary,




PTO Reimbursement Form


Click here to download reimbursement form. 



Due to COVID-19 Restrictions, some aspects of the PTO have been suspended or altered. Please contact PTO President Christi Risk for questions about the status of anything below:
PTO Meeting Dates 2020 - 2021


PTO Committees 2019-2020
  • AIM Rewards (Purchasing items to be used at school for Archer Card rewards)
  • Barnes & Noble (Help organize an evening of music & talent activities by DMS students at B&N and promote fundraiser)
  • Birthday Recognition (Meet monthly at school to put items in mailboxes for staff/student birthdays)
  • Box Tops for Education (Help clip/count box tops twice during the school year and reward highest collectors)
  • Concession Stand (Help run the stand during various events, keep fridge stocked, and manage money)
  • Hospitality (Set up Welcome Brunch for first PTO meeting & assist with Mrs. Harper's Staff Holiday Meal)
  • 3BOS (Three Books One School, assist with decorating the commons area )
  • PHM Forum Representative (attend monthly meetings on a Wednesday at noon to hear Dr. Thacker and others speak about happenings in PHM and write a brief report to be included in the DMS PTO Newsletter)
  • Poinsettia Sales (Organize the ordering and distributing of poinsettias one time per year)
  • Teacher/Staff Appreciation (Coordinating staff meals during fall conferences & an appreciation week in May)
  • 8th Grade Reality Store (Present your career to students or work a table to help students role play in the ‘real world’ in March)
  • 8th Grade Party (Help plan this fun night in May for the 8th graders)
  • 8th Grade T-Shirts (Help with the designing, ordering and distribution of t-shirts for 8th graders)