Johnson Middle School Parents Advisory Council (PAC)
Eleanor N. Johnson Middle School
111 Robbins Road
Walpole, MA 02081
phone: 508.660.7242 fax: 508.660.7240
Official School Website
The PAC is an organization of all parents and guardians which
serves as an open forum for
the sharing of ideas
and discussion of school-related issues, encourages parental
supports and enhances the educational process.
about the school and the needs of students.
needs and concerns of Johnson Middle School to system and town-wide
representatives as well as to any school-related groups and committees.
and discussion groups on topics of interest.
volunteers to support both daily school routine and extra-curricular
personal or professional events and accomplishments of staff and students.
Raise funds to
implement above goals.
Become a JMS Sponsor
To better help us
meet the growing financial needs of Johnson Middle School without the addition
of another fundraiser, we are introducing a PAC Sponsor Drive. We realize that
many parents are unable to volunteer their time and services as they once did.
Being a sponsor is a way to show your support for the PAC and the programs we
provide to enhance the education of our children.
Learn how to
Check out the
JMS Sponsor Donor
Middle School (JMS) Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) By-Laws
The PAC is an organization
of all parents and guardians, and serves as an open forum for sharing ideas and
discussions of school related issues, encourages parental participation, and
supports and enhances the educational process at JMS.
- Keep parents informed
about the school and needs of the students.
- Represent the needs and
concerns of JMS to system- and town-wide representatives as well as to any
school-related groups and committees.
- Offer speakers and
discussion groups on topics of interest.
- Provide student
- Provide parent volunteers
to support both daily school routine and extracurricular activities.
- Recognize personal or
professional events and accomplishments of staff and students.
- Raise funds to implement
the above goals.
- PAC is open to all
parents and guardians.
- The school principal
serves as an advisor and staff liaison. Staff members are welcome to attend
- PAC will have a Steering
Committee consisting of a Chairperson or -persons, a Secretary and a
- PAC will meet the second
Tuesday in the months of September, October, November, January, March and May.
- The budget will be
reviewed at the end of the school year. PAC will develop a budget each year
based on the goals and objectives for that year.
- Allocations of funds will
be guided by suggestions from staff and parents.
- Spending will be
authorized by a majority vote of those present at the monthly meeting. For
items in excess of $500, one month's meeting notice will be given for
deliberation. Any expenditure can be voted by secret ballot on request from
- Unexpected minor expenses
may be allocated by a majority vote of the Steering Committee.
- Committees will be formed
as needed to implement PAC objectives.
- Every effort will be made
to publicize meetings and agendas one week in advance.
- Requests for topics to be
included in the agenda should be submitted to the chairperson(s) ten days
prior to the meeting date. New or unexpected business will fall under "Other
- Parents unable to attend
meetings are encouraged to express opinions through another member or the
- Minutes of the PAC
meetings will be distributed through a written tool such as a newsletter.
- Funding raising events
will be approved by a majority vote of those present, in cooperation with the
school principal and in accordance with the School Committee guidelines.
- Amendments to this
document may be made at any time by a majority vote of those present at a
meeting, provided the proposed change has been publicized in advance of the
meeting at which the vote will take place.