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Membership

Membership contact: Cecilia Maggi
Send your messages in English/Spanish to membership.cjms@gmail.com

Cabin John MS PTSA membership awards by MCCPTA:

  • “Engage it” 100%+membership vs. enrollment/May 2017
  • “Highest engagement” membership vs. enrollment/ January 2018
WE need to raise $30,000 to fund the ptsa this year!

How can you help?

    • Join the PTSA: $40 parents’ dues pay National, State, and Local PTSA fees plus help with our basic operating & organizational expenses but do not cover all PTSA initiatives. ONLY CJMS PTSA members, who join by September 30, will receive a copy of the printed student directory. Additionally, all our members will have access to the online directory.
      • For an additional $10, students can also join the PTSA, vote in elections and receive other discounts and privileges allowed by the PTSA.
      • Please contact Cecilia Maggi for reduced membership fee.
Parent Membership benefits: Whether you’re buying school supplies or renting a car for your next family vacation, PTSA members can save money on everyday purchases thanks to National PTA’s Member Offers. Click here to learn about the benefits

Student Membership benefits: In addition to having a voice vote at PTSA general membership meetings, students who join the PTSA will receive priority during limited participation PTSA events, including SSL day.

    • Donate to the PTSA: Our PTSA commits to not charging admission for our Picnic, Movie Night, International Night, etc., so we are asking all families to contribute a monetary donation ($75 per student suggested) to enable the PTSA goals for students and staff. We can’t do it without your help. Please consider helping us with your voluntary donation.
Our main programs and events are:

  • 8th grade slam poetry speaker
  • International Night
  • Outdoor Ed for 6th graders
  • After school activities
  • Maker Space
  • SOS – Sources of Strength
  • Back-to-school picnic
  • Media Center
  • Staff appreciation
  • No Place for Hate
  • TV studio upgrade
  • Step Afrika!
  • Attend PTSA meetings: We invite dynamic speakers to each meeting who address relevant topics that are focused on improving our relationships with our children and ensuring their safety. Our first PTSA meeting is at Back to School Night on September 5th. You do not need to be a PTSA member to attend a meeting and hear the speakers.
  • Stay Informed With PTSA E‐Mail List and Facebook: Get weekly PTSA news delivered to your inbox and learn more about upcoming events – stay connected to your child’s school! To sign up go to Cougar Clips. We also have a Cabin John Middle School PTSA Facebook page, so like us on Facebook and get the latest updates, news and pictures of school events.
  • Volunteer: We have committee chair positions waiting to be filled and many more volunteer opportunities. Please see all the available positions at http://cabinjohnptsa.org/leadership/
This year, we’re piloting opportunities for you to help out in/at/with the school and students, which requires lots of volunteers! Your level of commitment can be as little as one afternoon, one event, or a year-long commitment and we can find the right job for you! Please complete our AtoZ Directory volunteer opportunities when verifying your information and stay tuned by reading our Cougar Clips every Thursday. Our PTSA president is always happy to match you with a suitable volunteer position, please send your email to pres.cjms@gmail.com
“Diversity makes us better, so please volunteer and bring your ideas!”

How to join

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  • Join Online
    1. Login to the AtoZ directory app.
    2. New Families to CJMS: If you don’t receive our “CJMS PTSA – Verification data” email by the first week of August, please go to https://atozconnect.com and select “Join as a new family.”  Your completed submission will be approved shortly at which point you will be able to join the PTSA online and access the AtoZ online directory.
    3. If this is your first time accessing the AtoZ directory app for the year, verify your information and click support to enter grocery card numbers!
    4. Click purchase to join the PTSA and check the number of Parent Memberships (two parents can join on each parent membership) and Student Memberships (one student membership per student) your family wants.
    5. Select the amount of additional donation you wish to make (recommended $75/student enrolled at CJMS). Donations enable the PTSA to offer its great enrichment opportunities without having to sell wrapping paper, cookies, etc.
    6. Checkout and complete the wizard.

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