Mission Statement:
The mission of the Westwood High School PTO is to enrich and support the academic, cultural and social growth of all Westwood High School students as well as to promote open communications and foster relationships between the administration, staff, parents, students and the Westwood community.

Read our updated by-laws HERE

Board Members:

President Jenn Burkart burkartfamily@verizon.net
Vice-President Patty Spink pfspink@gmail.com
Secretary Susan Bunker susan.bunker@gmail.com
Treasurer Jane Ollerhead ollerhead.jane@gmail.com



You can also contact board members by using westwoodhspto@gmail.com

Highlights of the PTO

The majority of PTO income is raised thru dues. A significant percent goes directly to teachers in the form of grants. Grants offer teachers a way to obtain materials and organize activities not available through the school budget.

Please pay your dues!
Link to pay dues on PayPal site.

2015-16 Grants

  • Spirit Week
  • Dance Marathon Fundraiser
  • Spanish and French Club Field Trips
  • Senior Leaders Council Funding
  • Ally Week Funding
  • Life Jackets for Flex Program
  • Play Club for the Special Education Dept.
  • Pilot Project for the Physics courses
  • Visiting Artist Series
  • BioBuilder Club Funding
  • Stem Engineering and Electronics Kit
  • Robotics Team Tools
  • Let’s Talk About Race Committee Training

Other PTO Funded Highlights

  • Parent and Student Speakers
  • Midterm and Final Study Week at the Westwood Public Library
  • Three Student Scholarships
  • Brendan Dillon Wolverine Teacher Award as voted by WHS students-
  • Teacher Dinners on Curriculum and Parent Teacher Conference Nights
  • Spring Teacher Luncheon
  • Honor Roll Quarterly Celebrations
  • Spring Ice Cream Social
  • Happy Student Days
  • Welcome New Teacher Swag Bags
  • Pick-A-Time Portal
  • Thank You Gift Cards to Cafeteria and Custodians
  • All Night Graduation Party (ANGP) Donations


Meeting Dates 

2018 - 2019 Dates



September 10 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
October 15 PTO General Meeting/Grant Voting Faculty Club 8:30 am
November 5 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
December 3 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
January 7 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
February 4 PTO General Meeting/Grant Voting Faculty Club 8:30 am
March 4 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
April 1 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am
May 6 PTO General Meeting - Graduation Faculty Club 8:30 am
June 3 PTO General Meeting Faculty Club 8:30 am










Important Information & Links:

PTO Dues 2018-2019 : Please join the WHS PTO! Your dues support outstanding programs, events and opportunities for all WHS Students and Teachers

Link to pay dues on PayPal site.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of opportunities to help support the PTO and Westwood High School. Come to our monthly meeting on Mondays at at 8:30 am in the high school Faculty Club. We have fun planning events, learning the latest WHS happenings from administrators, and hearing from parents. Volunteer commitments run the gamut from small, desk driven tasks to large, all day community events. 
Please join us: 

  • Communicate WHS info
  • Organize fundraisers
  • Help out with Curriculum Night
  • Volunteer at hospitality events: Teacher Dinners, Happy Student Days, and the ever-popular Ice Cream Social
  • Server quarterly Honore Roll Cake
  • Order and distribute Student Assignment Books
  • Organize PTO Directories
  • And much more

Or, just listen in at our PTO meetings open to all WHS parents!


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PTO Expense Report - students
PTO Expense Report - teachers
PTO Committee Reimbursement Form


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