The Bolton Academy PTA is a volunteer organization that focuses on educating parents, engaging the community and supporting our wonderful teachers and staff. PTA hosts FREE events for the entire Bolton community throughout the year. To see a list of the PTA's events for this school year, please refer to the Bolton Academy school calendar here. PTA event information and PTA requests for volunteers are always in The Weekly Hoot and on the PTA Facebook page. Please click here to sign up to receive The Hoot and click here to join the PTA Facebook page.
The PTA Executive Board meets once a month throughout the year. Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Bolton Academy Media Center. Everyone is invited to attend these meetings. There are also at least two larger general meetings over the course of the year that coincide with school-wide family events. Notice of these meetings will be in The Hoot and on the PTA Facebook page.
Bolton Academy PTA Board Members 2023-2024
Latonya Warden & Shannon Bell | Co-Presidents Coordinates volunteer efforts with the Board. Serves as the primary link between the PTA and the principal. Conducts monthly Executive Board meetings and General PTA meetings (Fall & Spring). Supports the Board Members and school administration to create the PTA programming and events for the school year. Supports the Treasurer with the budget designated by the school Principal and allotted through SOFI. Represents the school through the North Atlanta Parents for Public Schools (NAPPS) organization.
Jaime Middleton | Co-President Elect Shadows the Presidents. Assists the Presidents at occasional events. Participates in all Executive Board and General PTA Meetings to learn the specifics of the PTA budgeting and other related needs prior to taking office. Helps with recruiting efforts.
Carrie Herold | VP of Events Oversees the school’s family-fun events and works closely with event chairs to plan and execute school events. Works with the Treasurer to approve the event budget.
Kate Herane, Nikelle Klareich, Brianna Daye & Vivian Coates | Community Engagement & Communications Committee Guides efforts to bridge the school with local businesses, events, community support, and recruiting. Oversees communications produced by the school website, Facebook page and weekly Hoot announcements.
Katy Grubbs | VP of Teacher Support Oversees the teacher appreciation events. Three main events in fall, winter & teacher appreciation.
Brittany Church | VP of Teacher Support Elect Shadows VP of Teacher Support
Anna Bilyeu | Secretary Attends and participates at PTA Board meetings and takes meeting minutes shared in the Hoot and website.
Kelley Conway | Treasurer Manages the accounting of the PTA funds allotted from administration and Soaring Owl Foundation. Works with PTA Presidents to oversee the annual PTA events and expenses in the budget. Keeps meticulous overall financial records.
Liz Asher | Treasurer Elect Shadows and occasionally supports the Treasurer in their efforts to balance and maintain the PTA budget for the school year. Prepares to take office in the future.
Kim Zirnstien | Room Parent Coordinator Supports teachers in recruiting Room Parents; aims to streamline communications efforts between parents and teachers for class events and classroom needs.
Nancy Malkin & Geneva Hall-Shelton | Fifth Grade Chair and/or Committee Guides efforts for the graduating class and their last year at Bolton Academy; recruits and plans for fifth grade special events and graduation. (Fundraises for 5th grade activities: field day, graduation, and end of year field trip. Be the go-between for teachers and parents. Coordinate yard signs. Garner volunteers for 5th grade field day and graduation)
If you are interested in being part of the PTA in big and small ways, please fill out this FORM
PTA Meetings for the 2023-2024 school year are typically the first Tuesday of the month. If you have something you would like to discuss at a PTA meeting, please submit it to email@example.com by the Friday before the meeting. All are welcome to attend and observe. Dates below:
PTA meeting minutes can be found HERE.
PTA Fundraising Information:
Bolton Academy’s PTA Membership is supported through “Hooty’s Nest Egg” donations and continued support of Soaring Owls Foundation (SOFi) fundraising throughout the year. Click here to donate to SOFi.
Your purchase of Bolton Academy Spirit Wear supports the Bolton PTA! Bolton Spirit Wear can be found here.