BCSD PTO 2023-2024

The BCSD PTO is made up of both parent and teacher volunteers. Together we work to enhance and maximize the educational experience of our elementary, middle and high school students. We welcome you to join us in our monthly meetings.



Berlin PTO Scholarship Application

Student must be a graduating senior who has attended the Berlin Middle High School for at least two years and participated in one of the following during those two years:

  • Music Program: (Band, Music, Drama Club)
  • Community Service: (Volunteer work within or outside of the school)
  • Interscholastic Sports Program: (Any sport)

You may apply to any one of or all three scholarship areas. There will be one scholarship awarded in each category.

  • Application
  • Due Date: Please return to the Counseling Office by Friday, June 7, 2024
  • Award: (3) $200


BCSD PTO Meeting 
June 13,  2024 6:30 pm

For more information on how to volunteer, please contact us at BESPTO@berlincentral.org

Our PTO meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm. This month will be a virtual meeting. More information on the flyer below.
Thank you for your interest and support! -BCSD PTO
Go Mountaineers!!!

Virtual Meeting Link






Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!

The PTO organizations from the elementary and the middle/high schools recently merged. We are hoping to capitalize on those that are already volunteering while having the ability to reach out to new partners in both schools. If you are interested in joining or volunteering, or have any questions or ideas please send an email to one of the addresses below. We will post meeting dates and times by September.

2023 – 2024 BCSD PTO Officers:


President: Laurie Madsen                                                            Vice President Kim Colleen

Secretary: Courtney Sroka

Treasurer: Carrie Minkler                                                             Co-Treasurer: Rachel Turetsky


Meeting Minutes for the 2023 -2024 School Year


Next BCSD PTO Meeting 12/12/23

Meeting link meet.google.com/tah-nomp-qbs

For more information on how to volunteer, please contact us at BESPTO@berlincentral.org
Our PTO meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30pm. This month will be a virtual meeting. More information on the flyer below.
Thank you for your interest and support! -BCSD PTO
Go Mountaineers!!!








Are you interested in giving back to your community while learning new skills and meeting new people? Well, we have the perfect opportunity for you – become a PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization) volunteer!

Our school’s PTO is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are dedicated to helping our students and staff succeed. By volunteering, you can provide valuable support during school events, fundraisers, and other activities that help enrich our school community.

As a PTO volunteer, you’ll have the chance to work alongside other parents and educators in a positive and collaborative environment. You’ll also have the opportunity to use your skills and talents to make a difference in the lives of our students and our school community.

So what are you waiting for? Join our PTO today and help make our school community stronger than ever before! For more information on how to volunteer, please contact us at BESPTO@berlincentral.org

Our PTO meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. We offer in person and online options to fit your schedule.

Thank you for your interest and support!

Meeting Dates for the 2022-2023 School Year:

2nd Tuesday of the month  Berlin Elementary School at 6:30 pm with zoom/Google meet option available upon request

Meeting Minutes for the 2023 -2024 School Year

Mission Statement 

Our mission at the Berlin Middle School/High School PTO is to promote and foster communications between our constituents. This includes all members of our communities, parents, teachers, and the administration. Our PTO aims to organize and promote fundraising and community events which will deepen our Mountaineer spirit and pride while enriching the lives of our children through education, social and developmental experiences.

Berlin Elementary School PTO

Fundraising activities, field trips, book fairs, picture day, holiday shop and staff appreciation


Berlin Middle/High School PTO

Bake sales, fundraisers, faculty and staff appreciation events





PTO Officer  Descriptions:

The President shall serve as leader and key contact for the PTO; preside at all PTO meetings; ex-officio member of most committees; appoint chairpersons for special committees; coordinate the work of the officers and committees so that the PTO’s objectives can be met. Advise on parliamentary procedures using Robert’s Rules of Order; bring current copy of By-Laws to all meetings.

Vice President
The Vice President shall act as an aide to the President; perform the duties of the President in the absence or inability of that officer to serve; assume other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Board; coordinate the general activities of any Special Committees created by the Executive Board. Ideally – is willing to serve as President in the future.

The Communications Secretary shall keep the minutes of all general meetings and all meetings of the Executive Board; prepare correspondence and perform all other duties assigned; maintain master documents; help recruit committee chairpersons for all vacant standing committees of the board; keep the calendar of events for the PTO.

The Treasurer shall be responsible for and have custody of all funds, along with the President; make disbursements as properly authorized; be present at all PTO events where money will be collected; assure that PTO policies and best practices are followed with regards to funds; prepare financial reports for each meeting and as needed; prepare the books for an annual audit.

Faculty Representative
The Faculty Representative shall serve as a liaison between the PTO Board and Staff. She/he shall perform other duties as may be prescribed by the Board from time to time.

Member at Large
The Member at Large is unlike other executive board leadership such as a president or treasurer; a member at large does not have a specific role. A member at large serves as a liaison to the general membership.

Rules for Facebook page:

The BMHS and BES  PTO have set these Facebook groups up as a way for the BCSD community to communicate about upcoming events. We ask that kindness, respect and courtesy be given to all when questions, comments, or concerns are posted. We will not tolerate hate speech or bullying of any kind. There will be no promoting of any business. This is a private group only those affiliated with the Berlin School district will be allowed.


BMHS Facebook Page

BES Facebook Page

Archived 2022-2023 School Year BES PTO Meeting Minutes

Archived 2021-2022 School Year BES PTO Meeting Minutes

Archived Meeting Minutes from the 2020-2021 School Year

PTO Bylaws       E-Mail BES PTO