Lyons Primary School
Address: 298 N Lexington St, Lyons, GA 30436
Phone: (912) 526-8391
Parent Teacher Organization
PTO Officers 2014-2015
Parent - Teacher Organization Bylaws
Article I: Name
The name of this organization is the Lyons Primary School Parent Teacher Organization.
Article II: Objectives
The purpose of this organization will be to encourage parental support in all aspects of the school. We will promote cooperation and understanding between our school and our community. We will assist the staff in providing for educational and/or recreational needs of the children. We will strive to promote the general welfare of all the children attending Lyons Primary School.
Article III: Membership and Dues
Section 1 - Membership in the PTO is open to all parents and legal guardians of students attending and all teachers and staff employed by Lyons Primary School.
Section 2 - No dues are required to participate in the Lyons Primary School PTO.
Article IV: Officers
Section 1 - The LPS PTO Board will be made up of the President, Vice-President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Officers have the following duties:
The officers and school administration shall determine dates, times and agendas of the PTO and PTO Board meetings. Board meetings will be held monthly, with the exception of the summer months or those times approved by a majority of the board. A board meeting quorum shall consist of over 1/2 of current board members. All board meetings are to be open to any and all PTO members who wish to attend. General PTO meetings will be held as indicated in the school calendar, with the exception of the summer months or those times recommended by the board and/or school administration.
Article VI: Policies
The LPS PTO will:
Section 2 - The procedure of amending the Bylaws shall be as follows:
Section 2 - Should the PTO disband, all monies in the PTO accounts would be held in escrow in the PTO checking account for a period of up to two years from the last PTO meeting. If two years lapse with no PTO activity, the balance of the PTO monies would then be turned over to the Toombs County School Superintendent to be used for Lyons Primary School as recommended by the Lyons Primary School administration and approved by the superintendent.
Article IX: Parliamentary AuthorityRobert's Rules of Order shall govern this Organization's meetings and its conduct where applicable and not in conflict with these bylaws. Strict formality in the conduct of meetings in not required.
Revised: August 7, 2009