Pine Grove School PTO


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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.

Friday, Jan 15 - No School - Professional Development

Thursday, Jan 28 - First & Last Tavern - PGS PTO FUNDRASER

Monday, Jan 18 - No School - Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday, Jan 19 - Regular BOE Meeting

PGS PTO Fundraiser: We are excited to announce another PGS PTO fundraiser that will both support our school and one of our favorite local restaurants. For more information click HERE
PGS PTO is inviting all awesome artists to participate in the 12th annual


The LUCKY WINNER will have their artwork on the cover of the 2020-2021 yearbook. The winner receives a framed yearbook cover, a free yearbook, and their name will be announced over the loudspeaker!For more information click HERE

Did you miss the First PTO MEETING?

You can find

The PTO Presentation HERE

Learn More About Konstella Here

Students and families will receive additional information with PGS specific schedules.

You can find Remote Snow Days schedule HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions 2020/2021

Click Here

New Drop off/Pick up Map

The BLUE arrows show the direction of traffic as families enter for pick up and drop off. The RED arrows should the path families should follow for exiting the parking lot.

Back-To-School Welcome Letter and Protocols

Click Here

Important Links

  1. Message from Dr. Carnemolla re COVID Notification - Posted 12-4-2020

  2. Transition to Full Remote Learning - Posted12-2-2020

  3. Remote Snow Days - Posted 11-24-2020

  4. Weekly Update from Superintendent - posted 11- 12- 2020

  5. Community Letter re Uptick in COVID-19 Cases - Posted 11-6-20

  6. Joint letter from Avon Town Manager, FVHD and Avon Superintendent regarding the updated COVID data and its implications - Posted - 10-30-2020

  7. Weekly Update on Avon Status - Posted - 10-29-2020

  8. Message from the Town Manager, Superintendent of Schools & FVHD Director - Posted - 10-22-2020

  9. Message from Superintendent - Posted - 10-22-2020

  10. Combating COVID-19 (Videos for Children) - Posted - 10-16-2020

  11. Message from Superintendent - Posted 9-28-2020

  12. Revised Parent Pick Up Procedures - Posted 9-23-2020

  13. Message from APS Superintendent, Dr. Carnemolla - Posted 9-18-2020

  14. Free breakfast and lunch for all Avon Kids - Posted 9-11-2020

  15. PGS Drop Off and Pick Up Information - Posted 9-4-2020

  16. Welcome from Pine Grove School - Posted 8-28-2020

  17. PTO Welcome Letter - Posted -8-28-2020

  18. Student Access to Technology Form - Posted - 8-27-2020

  19. Welcome PGS Families from Mr. Giannini - Posted - 8-25-2020

  20. Forms and Requests from the office for Back-To-School - Posted 8-24-2020

  21. Return to School Hybrid Model, Letter from Mr. Giannini -Posted 8-10-2020

  22. Welcome Letter from the Principal - Posted 7-31-2020

  23. PGS Arrival and Dismissal Plan 2020-2021 - Posted 7-31-2020

  24. PGS Hallway Travel and Restroom Usage Plan 2020-2021 -Posted 7-31-2020

  25. PGS Lunch and Recess Plan 2020-2021 - Posted 7-31-2020

  26. Frequently Asked Questions - with answers - Posted 7-31-2020

  27. Step by Step Video on how a school day will look like.

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?

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 via Zoom meeting. Click here for the Meeting dates.



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