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Parent Teacher Organization

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. 

Field Day

Field Day was held on Spencer Field on May 28 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. Nancy Lee Zimpleman who was assisted by Mrs. Kelly Carter and over three dozen parent volunteers.

Mother & Son Bowling Bash

Gathering at Gamecock Lanes the afternoon of April 29, boys in Preschool 3-5th grade and their mothers and special guests bowled for two hours during the Mother & Son Bowling Bash. The entire bowling alley, with 24 lanes, was rented for the event. In addition to bowling, the guests enjoyed playing games and refreshments. The event, sponsored by the PTO, was coordinated by Mrs. Stacy Montgomery, president. 

Community Service Project

For the PTO’s annual Hand in Hand community service project, families of students in preschool - 5th grade stocked the shelves for Sumter United Ministries. The project collected 1,362 items for the food pantry and 524 pairs of new socks for the crisis clothing closet.

Daddy-Daughter Dance

Over 300 guests enjoyed the second annual Daddy-Daughter Dance held in the Nash Student Center on February 29. Girls in Preschool 3 through fifth grade invited their fathers, relatives, or special friends to escort them to the dance, which had music provided by a professional D.J. Mrs. Stacy Montgomery, PTO President, and fellow PTO Board members provided the flowers, decorations, refreshments and photo booth for the event.

Cycles for Christmas

Fall Festival

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.