Your generosity and support enables the PTA to be a partner, along with the Department of Education and Kaufman Music Center, in providing your child an exceptional educational experience. Our suggested PTA contribution this year is $450 per student.  Do not let our suggested amount discourage your from giving more or less depending on your circumstances.  You may make periodic contributions if that is more convenient for you.

The SMS PTA holds an IRS designation of a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization

 Contributions to the SMS PTA are TAX-DEDUCTIBLE

Make your PTA Dues check payable to SMS PTA. You can send in your Dues Payment with your child, Back Pack Xpress, and on the envelope, mark it for PTA TREASURER.  You can also leave the envelope at the front desk at the Kaufman Music Center, there is a SMS PTA Envelope there.

For your convenience, you can also pay via PayPay, click Donate link below. Please add 3% to help offset the PayPal fee for your donation.

Your support gives our kids the benefit of:
• The National Dance Institute program for grades K-5, partially supported by the parent community.
Second Language instruction for grades 6-8, entirely supported by parents’ contributions.
• AP teacher training and SAT prep

Classroom supplies for all academic teachers.
Art supplies.
Technology Upgrades
Play yard renovations, equipment and supplies
Community-building events
Kaufman Center Gala Ad.

We are looking for 100% PARTICIPATION from EACH GRADE

The Music Side of SMS: Supporting the Kaufman Music Center
Giving Back to KMC is also important. Please be as generous to the Kaufman Music Center as you can — you can even name a seat in Merkin Hall or add your name to a wall.  Go to the KMC Donation Page to contribute which are also fully tax deductible.