McGee Middle School

PTO Welcome

On behalf of the McGee Middle School PTO, we would like to welcome everyone to a new school year.

Middle school represents a time of tremendous growth, exciting change, as well as new challenges for our children.  We are so fortunate at McGee to have a dedicated, caring and knowledgeable staff to help guide our students through these middle school years.  We look forward to a wonderful year as parents, staff and students work together to make McGee School the best it can be.  

While fundraising is an important part of what we do, our parent group is certainly about more than asking for money! We are about families working together toward a common goal:  Creating a better school and a better educational experience for our children.  We strive to create an atmosphere where teachers, administrators and support staff can do their best work - and so can our children.

We look forward to working with Mr. Urso, the staff and all of you in support of McGee Middle School students.  Whether you donate your time, your services, your skills or your spirit…YOU will be the reason we are successful for our children!

As the McGee Middle School PTO executive board, we will do our very best to make this year rewarding and memorable for everyone especially the children of McGee Middle School.  We wish you and your family a wonderful end to your summer and we look forward to seeing everyone soon.  

In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us, at our new McGee PTO email address,

PTO Executive Board

Lucy Micacci-Bantle
Gina Munch
Terri Bauer
Shari Kraus

PTO Meetings

Attending a PTO meeting is a great way to learn more about what’s going on at McGee and to stay involved in your child’s education.  All meetings are on Wednesday nights at 6:00 pm in the McGee School library and generally lasts an hour or less. Meetings are open to all parents, guardians, and staff; you do not need to be a PTO member to attend.  Meeting dates are:

September 14th
October 5th
November 9th
January 11th
February 1st
March 1st
April 5th
May 3rd
June 7th


McGee Middle School PTO Membership

Join the PTO! Your participation will help provide for the educational needs of every student in our school, as well as support our school community, staff, administration, and students.

By joining your PTO, you'll be helping our children to have the BEST education possible!

Please complete this form and return it in an envelope marked McGee PTO Membership along with $10 (families) and $5 (staff) for dues. Make checks payable to “McGee School PTO”.

Don’t forget to include your e-mail address in order to be kept up to date on PTO and school events.

Please Print:

Student #1 Name                                                         Grade


 Student #2 Name                                                        Grade


Student #3 Name                                                         Grade



Parent / Guardian Name                                               Telephone #


Email Address                                                                 



Home Address


If contributing to the Unfundraiser, you may combine your membership fee with your Unfundraiser donation in one payment!

Please include both forms in your envelope and address to “Unfundraiser / Membership.”


Fundraising Alternative: The Unfundraiser

The McGee PTO strives to provide a variety of ways for families to support the PTO. For those who prefer not to sell products or purchase items from traditional catalog fundraisers, the Unfundraiser is back! This is the easiest and most cost-effective way to contribute to our school.      

What are the benefits of the Unfundraiser?

  • No door-to-door sales
  • No time spent soliciting and delivering orders
  • Donations are tax deductible (check with your tax advisor for your specific situation)
  • 100% of donations support McGee Middle School!

The PTO hopes all families will contribute!

If each McGee family were to give an average of $30 (just $3 a month for the 2015-2016 school year), we could raise approximately $15,000 to spend on our children!

We invite you to give what you can – no amount is too small, and larger donations are much appreciated! To donate, complete the form below and send it with your donation by September 30th.

Thank you in advance for your support.

Here is my donation to the McGee PTO Unfundraiser

Parent Name: _________________________________________________________________

Student Name(s): ______________________________________________________________

Student Grade(s): ________________________________

Telephone: _____________________________

 I’d like to make a donation to the McGee School PTO in the amount of:

_____$20    _____$30    _____$50    _____$100    _____Other

Please return in an envelope marked “Unfundraiser” by Friday, September 30th; make checks payable to “McGee School PTO”.


Gift Cards are available for purchase from The McGee PTO Shop with Scrip Program.

 Check out the complete list of retailers at or download the Family Order Form here.

You’re probably asking yourself how these stores help us raise money.  It’s simple. Scrip-participating retailers agree to sell gift cards to our organization at a discount.  Member families, like yours, buy the certificates for full face value, they redeem them for full face value and our school keeps the difference as revenue.  The beauty of scrip is that you put your regular household shopping dollars to work.  You earn money for our school without spending a single additional penny.  Just spend your regular shopping dollars with scrip at the stores that participate in the scrip program!  And scrip can be used for just about any household purchase including food, clothing, entertainment, gasoline and even dining out. 


  1.  Go to and create a free family account. Use the enrollment code: 33LE87152281L for McGee School and follow the full instructions provided in the family sign up document. Send in a check made payable to McGee Middle School PTO, attention of Lucy Micacci-Bantle and send it in with your child, with the order number and the best way for you to be reached (phone number, email, etc.)


  1. Print and Complete the family order form, check payable to McGee Middle School PTO, attention of Lucy Micacci-Bantle and send it in with your child to his/her home room teacher. PLEASE indicate, on your order form, if your order can be send home with your child or if you would like to pick up your order in the office.  

Shop with Scrip will be available every month through the McGee PTO.  

Please send in your order by the days below:

October 1, 2015

November 5, 2015

December 4, 2015

January 7, 2016

February 4, 2016

March 4, 2016

April 6, 2016

May 6, 2016

May, 26, 2016

Please note…it usually takes 1 week for you to receive your order…so plan ahead.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to get some of your needed gift cards and help support McGee School at the same time.  

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Lucy Micacci-Bantle –

If you have questions, comments, suggestions, or anything else you would like to share or discuss, please contact a PTO officer; we’re always looking for feedback and for new ideas!

Lucy Micacci-Bantle

Vice President
Gina Munch

Shari Kraus

Terri Bauer 

PTO News

Posted 03/31/2017 08:02AM
Support McGee School Tuesday, April 4 and order takeout or dine in at Bill's Pizza on Farmington Ave. from 4 pm to 8 pm. Tell them you are supporting McGee! Thank you!!
Posted 02/24/2017 11:27AM
Please support McGee School on Tuesday, Feb. 28th by dining at Bill's Pizza on Farmington Ave in Berlin. Place an order for dine-in or take-out from 4 pm - 8 pm and a portion of the proceeds will benefit McGee School. Be sure to place your receipt in the basket by the cash register or just tell the staff that you are supporting McGee School. Thank you.
Posted 02/22/2017 09:05AM
Posted 01/30/2017 10:28AM
Please join us for a PTO meeting Wednesday, Feb. 1 in the McGee Library at 6 pm. All are welcome to attend.

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  • August 2017
    • August 28, 2017 Teacher Orientation District
    • August 29, 2017 Prof. Dev.-No School for Students District
    • August 30, 2017 First Day of School District
  • September 2017
    • September 4, 2017 Labor Day-No School District
    • September 11, 2017 BOE Regular Meeting 7:00 PMBoard of Education
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