St. Monica Catholic School - Faith Family, Academics, and Service


St. Monica Catholic School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO)


The St. Monica Catholic School (SMS) PTO is committed to nurturing an atmosphere of academic enrichment and spiritual growth within our Catholic school community.  This is achieved by:

  • Facilitating communication among parents, teachers, administration, and students in our school family.
  • Providing Christian support and encouragement for the parents, teachers, administration, and students in our school family.
  • Sharing our time, talent, and treasure in classroom and extracurricular activities.
  • Conveying a positive image of our school to the parish and the community.
  • Identifying high priority, non-budgeted school needs and providing the resources to support them.

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PTO Board Members


Matt Shultz

Vice President



Karen Reed

Administrative Representative

Eric Schommer

Faculty Representative

Stacey Hoaglin

Faculty Representative


Public Relations Coordinator


Volunteer Coordinator

Kim Brownridge

General Board Seat

Marlene Salinas

General Board Seat

Jesus Salinas

General Board Seat

Joe Acklin

General Board Seat

Amber Shultz

General Board Seat


Gifts and Grants Chair

Gloria Rubio

Corporate Sponsorship Chair

Kristian Little

Meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday each month from August through May; meeting details can be found on the family calendar at the bottom right of the home page.

Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat is a well-attended social event consisting of Halloween activities and trick-or-treating. To volunteer, please contact Marlene Salinas at [email protected].

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week kicks off with Sunday Mass and the SMS Open House. During Catholic Schools Week, students are invited to participate in a fun theme-of-the-day. SMS also shows appreciation for teachers, staff, students, and families during the festive week. To volunteer, please contact the School Office at [email protected].

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

Volunteers staff classrooms, the cafeteria, and the School Office for a couple of hours, while teachers and staff attend an appreciation luncheon. Volunteers organize and serve the meal, provide entertainment, and shower our teachers and staff with donated gifts! To volunteer, please contact Joe Acklin at [email protected]..


Move-A-Thon is the last fundraiser of the school year! Students, parents, and teachers walk, run, or roll through the St. Monica neighborhood. Students solicit donations from family and friends. The event includes a St. Vincent prayer path, encourages fitness (it is also combined with Field Day), and offers up friendly competition. To volunteer, please contact Matt Shultz at [email protected].

Field Day

Field Day (also combined with Move-A-Thon) offers students the opportunity to compete in group activities and games. The event celebrates teamwork, fitness, and all abilities. To volunteer, please contact Vickie Willoughby at [email protected].

8th Grade Graduation and Reception

SMS proudly hosts a Commencement Mass and ceremony for 8th graders and their families. To volunteer, please contact Matt Shultz at [email protected]

Dream for the Future

The St. Monica Parent Teacher Organization offers grants for innovative programs, activities, enhancements, and equipment that will provide a direct benefit to the current and future students of SMS. Review the links below for more information. Grant requests are accepted from administrators, parents, staff, students, and teachers.

Dream for the Future Requirements
Dream for the Future Application

PTO Minutes (document links coming soon).