Parent Teacher Organization

  • A Message from the GVHS Parent Teacher Organization 

    Dear High School Families,

    Welcome to a new school year at Great Valley High School. The PTO works on behalf of all the GVHS students; and, as parents/guardians, we encourage your involvement in any number of committees that serve the staff and students of the high school.  All parents/guardians of high school students are eligible to participate in the PTO.  Please join us and find a way to contribute your time and talents to enhance the educational experience of our high school students.  

    The PTO works directly with the students and administration to plan and carry out fun-filled events throughout the year.  We have only one significant fundraiser each year and that is the sale of our directory.

    Benefits of purchasing a directory include:

    • Seniors: planning for graduation and inviting fellow classmates and families
    • All students: List of local businesses supporting school programs and community

    Funds raised by PTO benefit various events:

    • Freshman dinner
    • Sophomore Day
    • Junior Class After Prom Party (JRAPP)
    • Senior class Welcome back Picnic, Baccalaureate, June BBQ, and Senior Scholarships (1 male/1 female)
    • Teacher Appreciation, Staff, and Custodial Appreciation

    Additionally, the PTO provides funds for families in need through our community outreach program.

    Our PTO strives to do the following:

    1. Keep GVHS families informed about district and school programs, plans, and current activities.
    2. Provide avenues for questions and clarifications of items of specific interest and/or concern to GVHS parents.
    3. Promote school spirit.
    4. Maintain a positive, constructive attitude and ensure activities mirror the needs and advance the goals of the entire GVHS community.

    Our children benefit from the mutual effort coordinated by the PTO, and together we can make this an exceptional year! 


    Your GVHS PTO Executive Board 


    Events for 2020-2021:

    Event       Name   E-Mail
    Senior Welcome Back Picnic   TBD   Rebekah Harris
    Baccalaureate    June 2, 2021  at 7:00 PM   Rebekah Harris
    Directory        Beth Nolan
    Directory Advertising       Beth Nolan
            Parthasarathy Krishnaswamy
            Padhmaja Kannan
    Jr. After Prom Party   April 17, 2021   Liz Farina
            Kelly Camp
            Anita Patel
    Senior Dinner    May 19, 2021   Rebekah Harris
    Senior BBQ   June 3, 2021   Barbara Williams
    Teacher Appreciation Dinner   November 2, 2020   Kristen Klugh-Cannella
            Vani Kodali
    Volunteer Database   Fall 2020   PTO Board
    Staff Appreciation/ Custodial GC   April 21, 2021   Theresa Becker
    Senior Scholarships   Spring 2021   PTO Board
    Holiday Shopping   December 1, 2020   Theresa Becker


Officers for 2020-2021

Name Position Email
Brenda Spuckti President
Kristen Klugh-Cannella Vice President
Jenifer Murray Treasurer
Linda McCarthy Recording Secretary
Barbara Williams Cooresponding Secretary

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