The DFA PTO is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, and all funds raised or donated are utilized to bridge the gap and provide the needed funds to ensure that our students, faculty and staff have the resources needed to continue their inspiring pursuit of excellence.

A FEW HIGHLIGHTS OF PTO FUNDRAISING EFFORTS ARE:



Hospitality Events

  • Back to school breakfast
  • Winter Holiday celebration dinner for the faculty and staff
  • End of the year fish fry for faculty and staff

Budget Fill the Gap Items

  • $100 school supplies for all 53 teachers ($5300)
  • $700 for the nurse program + donated supplies
  • $500 per sports team
  • Special AP Training for faculty who teach AP courses

Graduation and Honors Items

  • $1500 college scholarship for a graduating senior
  • DFA graduation cords
  • DFA end of the year award plaques/awards for both Middle and High School ($2,500)

Special Items

  • Timpani heads
  • Stackable storage bins
  • Science lab supplies
  • Software for various academic programs
  • Athletic banquet funding
  • Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Books



Year-round campus beautification (both monetary and elbow grease support)

 

Schoolwide Special Projects

  • Mosaic Courtyard Fountain, which included a visiting artist and involved nearly all areas of curriculum—art, design, math, science ($4,000)
  • Visiting artists, such as world renowned trumpet player


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Meet the Organization

The PTO’s Mission…Making It Possible! The mission and the vision of the Davison Fine Arts Parent Teacher Organization is to enrich the environment of our school community and to have a positive impact on the lives of our students, faculty, staff and families by:

  • Raising funds to provide for needed school-wide improvement projects and initiatives, equipment and program upgrades, classroom supplies, faculty hospitality events, students awards and graduation honors items, student scholarship and visiting artists. 
  • Providing volunteer support in these fundraising endeavors, as well as for hospitality events, grounds and school beautification projects.
  • Effectively improving communication and connection between parents and students with faculty and the school community. 
  • Fostering and nurturing community spirit and positive school climate in order to improve student and school-wide achievement, in academics, the fine arts as well as social and emotional health.

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