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Parent Organizations

All You Need to Know About Parent Organizations

What's in a name?

PAC = Parent Advisory Council/Committee
PTO = Parent Teacher Organization
PTC = Parent Teacher Club

Each school in the Bismarck Public School system has an organization of parents and guardians and staff which serve as a forum for the sharing of ideas and discussion of school-related issues, encourages parental participation, and supports and enhances the educational process at the school.

Save the Date!

Meetings are held on a regular basis; see your school website for more information.

Stay Connected!

Be sure to visit your school website so that you can receive information and updates about events. Each school has its own calendar of upcoming events and can be found on its home page.

Book Mark This Site!

Your school website contains the latest information on PAC events and fundraisers. The website addresses are below; type it once, then bookmark it!

High Schools

BHS Parent Newsletters (link)

CHS Parent Advisory Committee (link)

SCHS Parent Information (link)

Middle Schools

Horizon Parent Advisory Committee (link)

Simle Parent Advisory Committee (link)

Wachter Parent Advisory Committee (link)

Elementary Schools

Centennial PTO Information (link)

Grimsrud PTO Information (link)

Highland Acres Parent Advisory Council (link)

Miller PTO Information (link)

Moses Parent Teacher Organization (link)

Murphy PTO Information (link)

Myhre PTO Information (link)

Northridge PTO Information (link)

Pioneer PTO Information (link)

Prairie Rose Parent Teacher Club (link)

Riverside PTO Information (link)

Roosevelt PTO Information (link)

Saxvik Parent Advisory Committee Information (link)

Solheim PTO Information (link)

Will-Moore PTO Information (link)

BECEP Policy Council (link)

Attend an Event!

Parent organizations sponsor great events like Ice Cream Socials, Family Movie/Fun/Bingo Night or Carnivals. These events are a great way to meet new friends and enjoy some time with your kids. Be sure to check the calendar on your school website regularly! Notices for all events may also come home in your child's backpack on your school newsletter.

Get Involved!

Research shows that children whose parents are involved get better grades, do better on tests, and have fewer discipline problems in school. Parent organizations offer lots of opportunities for parents to get involved. Do a little, do a lot - just do something!

Contact Info

Please contact your building administration with any questions you have about the parent organization at your school.

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