Pine Grove School PTO
151 SCOVILLE RD, AVON, CT 06001
About the PTO
The Pine Grove School PTO is a volunteer organization made up of parents, guardians, teachers, administrators, and support staff who are dedicated to promoting the education of all Pine Grove students.
PGS PTO supports Pine Grove through fundraising, volunteerism, programs, scholarships and events. Our goal is to help Pine Grove foster a safe, caring learning environment that embraces all cultures and addresses students’ social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs. PGS PTO further strides to support and enrich our children’s educational opportunities so that every child can reach his or her academic and creative potential.
2020-2021 Kindergarten Registration Information
For all our Avon Public School families who have a child that will be entering kindergarten this upcoming 2020-2021 school year, please watch the Virtual Kindergarten Orientation 2020 from the principal, Mr. Jess Giannini:
Letter from the PGS PTO Presidents!
Dear PGS Community,
I want to take this opportunity to thank you, the families and PGS faculty and staff, for working so hard to turn what could have been a year of challenges into a year of triumph and successes for our community and the human spirit.
Pine Grove School offers the EduKit program as a convenient option for busy families to order school supplies for the 2020/2021 year. EduKits include the supplies based on child's grade. Benefits of ordering EduKit include:
- Avoiding long lines in stores or shopping in multiple locations in person or on line (ie one stop shopping)
- Reducing chance of dealing with out of stock inventory
- Receiving quality products at an affordable price
- Avoiding pricey delivery fees or late deliveries
Order School Supplies for Next Year!
ORDER BY JUNE 30, 2020 FOR BEST PRICING AND FREE SHIPPING
Your student's order will be in the classroom on the first day of school.
EduKit are excited to offer a "Recycler Kit" for each returning grade this year. The Recycler Kits do NOT include durable items that can be used from year to year like scissors, rulers, and pencil pouches. If you choose to purchase a Recyler Kit, it is expected for students to bring such items from home. Please carefully review kit contents of each kit option before making your purchase.
Extended ordering is available from July 01 - July 31 for an additional $20 fee and will be delivered to your home shortly before school begins.
PGS PTO shares news and information through:
KONSTELLA is a communication website (or downloaded app) designed to keep information, calendar, sign-ups, and announcements all in one place. If you would like to become involved, please see visit Konstella, use “Find your School” and select Pine Grove. Complete the registration process and then the administrator will be able to approve your registration in 24 hours.
All volunteer opportunities are listed through Konstella, as a sign up or Committee activity. To view Committee listings on your desktop, use the green menu on the left, select Committees and join all that interest you! On the app, select directory at the bottom right corner, then browse Committees and you are on your way to helping make Pine Grove an even greater experience for your student. Your participation makes a huge difference to Pine Grove staff and students!
Please check out the Basic Konstella Training videos for all parents who are new to Konstella or for those who need a refresher!
Wonder where the PGS PTO dollars are used?
Upcoming Important Dates
Pine Grove School will remain closed through the end of the current school year.
Drop by to chat with Dr. Bridget Carnemolla, Superintendent of Schools, and share your thoughts, ideas or questions during the Community Chat sessions at the Avon Public Library. No appointment necessary. Click here to get the schedule for the whole School Year.
Avon Board of Education Meetings
Regular Avon Board of Education monthly meetings are broadcast on Nutmeg TV on Saturday mornings following regular end of the month Tuesday night meeting.
All Regular Monthly meetings of the Avon Board of Education are held in the Community Room of Avon High School and begin at 7:00 pm. Click here for the Meeting dates.