As a representative body of Wilson Hall parents and teachers, the Parent-Teacher Organization sponsors programs, events, and services that benefit the students of the school. The seven officers, seven committee chairpersons, and three school representatives meet monthly to conduct school business.
The PTO sponsors major events, such as the Fall Festival and Field Day, and has committees for hospitality and landscaping. The PTO financially supports the performing and visual arts programs, yearbook, and student organizations such as the Chess Teams, Debate Teams, and Quiz Bowl Teams. The PTO also operates the school store which sells a variety of Wilson Hall apparel and items.
Approximately 700 people attended the annual Fall Festival held on Spencer Field October 24. Sponsored by the PTO, the event included over 20 game booths, bouncy house, inflatable rock climb/slide, costume & pumpkin decorating contests, dunking booth, military gear exhibit, face painting, the balloon man, bake sale, and concessions. In addition to parents, over 125 upper school students volunteered to work at the festival. Mrs. Mary Katherine Bledsoe Aronson ‘98 was the chair and Mrs. Amy Wilson the co-chair of the event, and Mrs. Stacy Montgomery is the PTO President.
Field Day was held on Spencer Field on May 21 for students in grades 1-5. Wearing class t-shirts, students participated in over a dozen activities such as the sack race and the obstacle course, culminating in the fifth grade tug-of-war. To cool off, students enjoyed Kona Ice. Sponsored by the PTO, the event was coordinated by Mrs. Erin McArthur who was assisted by Mrs. Nancy Lee Zimpleman and over three dozen parent volunteers.
Over 325 girls in three-year-old preschool through fifth grade and their guests enjoyed the first Daddy-Daughter Dance on March 16. Students invited their fathers, relatives or special friends to escort them to the dance that was held in the Nash Student Center. Mrs. Stacy Montgomery, PTO President, and fellow PTO Board members provided the flowers, decorations, refreshments and photo booth for the event. Annabelle Huffman ‘23 provided the music, Peyton Linginfelter ‘23 was the official photographer, and Mrs. Rachel Jones Brown ‘00, a high school art teacher, created the corsages and boutonnieres. The event was held in conjunction with the Wilson Hall Spirit Night, coordinated by Mrs. Chrissy Hutto, held at sweetFrog Frozen Yogurt before the dance.