About the Miller PTSO

  • Welcome

    Our PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) welcomes all of our Miller families, teachers, staff, and community partners to join us in supporting our school and each other. We hope you are having a wonderful school year and thank you for being interested in learning more about our PTSO. We have great plans for the re-boot of our crucial organization and ways that we can work with Miller administration on school  improvement and help support many of the events that make Miller great. Kindly see below for more information and a link to join our PTSO for free. Go Mustangs!


    Contact Info:

    MC Miller Middle School PTSO Inc

    Call/Text: 845-481-2086

    Email: MCMillerPTO@gmail.com

    65 Fording Place Rd

    Lake Katrine, NY 12449

    Find Us on Facebook: //Facebook.com/MCMillerMiddleSchoolPTSOInc


    About Us

    The MC Miller Middle School PTSO Inc is an official 501(c) 3 legal non-profit entity with officers, bylaws and regulations to follow. It is run by parents just like you who have volunteered to help provide even more opportunities and support for the school, its families and students. Our members are those affiliated with Miller as parents/guardians, teachers/staff and students. We are here to serve and support the leadership, teachers and staff of our school to make sure they have what they need to provide a wonderful experience for our students. We do not have any responsibilities or authorities regarding the business or operations of the school itself.


    Board Members

    Currently we have the following officer positions filled by parents, but are looking for others to become officers. Anyone interested in becoming a board member may contact the PTSO.

    President (1 year term)- Jennifer Lombardo

    Vice President Elect (1 year term)- vacant

    Secretary (1 year term)- Leslea Mendrysa

    Treasurer (2023-2025)- Abram Markiewicz

    Additionally, we welcome volunteers to chair or coordinate events and fundraisers, volunteers to help support events and fundraisers, help with behind the scenes activities, and many other areas of support. Please let us know if you have a specific interest or talent!


    Membership Link

    Please consider joining the PTSO with a free annual membership. Becoming a member does not hold any obligation. We need help and desperately want to expand the membership to include all of our community.  We have decided to open membership up with no obligation for a membership fee, giving members the option to donate any amount that is comfortable (or nothing at all).  Here is a link to the online membership form securely hosted on Cheddar Up.  We hope to see you at upcoming meetings!

    MCM PTSO Membership Form


    Meeting Schedule

    PTSO meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:30pm in Room 115 at MC Miller Middle School. Agendas are emailed to members in advance.

    November 21, 2022

    December 19, 2022

    **January 23, 2023 (meeting is the 4th Monday due to school holiday on regular meeting date)

    **February 27, 2023(meeting is the 4th Monday due to school holiday on regular meeting date)

    March 20, 2023

    April 17, 2023

    May 15, 2023

    **June 12, 2023 (meeting is the 2nd Monday due to school holiday on regular meeting date)


    Events, Fundraisers and Projects

    Events, Fundraisers and Projects 2022-2023

    *Activities are subject to change based on school calendar and availability of volunteers.

    **Volunteers are needed for all events, for the day of and support planning/preparing for events.

    Event, Fundraiser or Project

    Date(s) To Be Held


    Back to School Night

    9/29/22 6-8pm

    Jennifer Lombardo

    Spirit Wear/Gear Sale (current inventory)


    Jennifer Lombardo 

    Miller Craft Fair

    10/22/22 9am-4pm

    Jennifer Lombardo

    Holiday Pie Fundraiser (Meredith’s Bakery)

    November 2022 tentative

    Chair Needed

    Holiday Store for Students (during lunches)

    11/28/22-12/5/22 tentative

    Leslea Mendrysa

    (Co-Chair Needed)

    Winter Spirit Wear/Gear Sale (new items)

    November 2022-January 2023 tentative

    Melissa Amodio & 

    Jodi Markessinis

    Five Below Shopping Fundraiser

    Week of 12/12/22

    Brandi Poenicke

    Holiday Cookie Handout (during lunches)


    Leslea Mendrysa

    (Co-Chair Needed)

    Five Guys Restaurant Fundraiser

    1/30/23 11am-close

    Brandi Poenicke

    Flower Sale for Students (during lunches)

    February 2023 tentative

    Chair Needed

    Texas Roadhouse Restaurant Fundraiser

    March 2023 tentative

    Brandi Poenicke

    Chrissie’s Cupcakes & Cookies Fundraiser


    Brandi Poenicke

    National Book Day- Free Books/Exchange

    April 2023 tentative

    Chair Needed

    Spring Walk-a-thon (10th/Extended Activity Periods)

    April or May 2023 tentative

    Kathy Murphy

    (Co-Chair Needed)

    Panera Restaurant Fundraiser

    5/3/23 4pm-8pm

    Brandi Poenicke

    Teacher Appreciation Week


    Leslea Mendrysa &

    Jodi Markessinis

    Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant Fundraiser

    June 2023 tentative

    Brandi Poenicke

    Wood n Wheels Family Night


    Leslea Mendrysa

    School Dance- 5th Grade

    December 2022 tentative

    Jodi Markessinis (Volunteers Needed)

    School Dances


    Chair Needed

    Mud Run with Bailey School

    Late Spring

    Chair Needed 

    Slice of Italy Restaurant Fundraiser


    Brandi Poenicke

    School PBIS Store Support


    Jodi Markenissis & Jennifer Lombardo

    School Student Care Closet Support


    Jennifer Lombardo & Jodi Markenissis

    School PBIS Store Clean Out (completed)

    October-November 2022

    Jennifer Lombardo