The purpose of the Sussex Academy PTO is to raise and maintain funds for the technology that benefits the student body and faculty of Sussex Academy.  This is done through cooperation, communication, and involvement of parents, staff, administration and executive board.  This purpose is achieved through meetings, committees, social & educational programs and fundraising efforts throughout the school year. 

The Executive Committee is comprised of 4 officers that oversee the fundraising events, online school store, discount card fundraising, the rewards programs through Super Giant, Harris Teeter and Box Tops, Uniform Swap and student socials.  

The PTO carries out the mission of the school through three basic goals:

Goal 1: Promote closer connections between school and home by fostering parent involvement in both academic and sporting programs.

Goal 2: Enhance the educational experience for students by supporting and supplementing the needs of teachers. 

Goal 3: Promote and increase fundraising efforts for the good of the school, students, and faculty.

Sussex Academy PTO holds several fundraisers throughout the year. These fundraisers include, but are not limited to: Uniform Swap, Box Tops, Spirit Wear sales, student dances/socials, and community events. 

The PTO is a completely volunteer-driven organization and welcomes parent involvement.

Here are a few easy ways to help our school earn money towards technology and teacher-related items!
  • Buy SCHOOL SPIRIT WEAR! Please note that the online school store is only open for 2 weeks at a time due to an agreement with our apparel provider, Logomotive. The current store through Logomotive is open until 10/17/18. Place your orders today, as these items will not be available again until after the New Year! Also, ask your child to check out the school store, located in the cafetorium, on Tues/Thurs from 2:20-2:50pm, or during their lunch periods on Fridays to see what additional items we have available. Here are a few ways to order: 1) Online Spirit Wear Link OR 2)Print and send this form in, or scan and send to Betsy at Sussex Academy Order Form Front 2018 and Sussex Academy Order Form Back 2018
  • Register your Grocery Store Cards by following these directions:

Giant (A+ School Rewards)

  1. Log on to
  2. Select Customer Registration
  3. Complete the registration using your Giant card
  4. Enter our School ID: 03867
  5. Or call the card hotline at 1-­‐877-­‐366-­‐2668

If you have previously registered your Giant card and linked it to Sussex Academy, you do not need to do it again.

Harris Teeter (Together in Education)

  1. Log on to
  2. Click on “Link to your School” on the left
  3. Follow instructions to link or re-­‐link card
  4. School ID: 7297

If we increase our links by 25% by October 9th, we will earn $100.

  • The PTO is also looking for volunteers to separate, count, and bag Box Tops for our Collection Drive. We will provide all the materials (detailed instructions, sandwich bags, marker and envelope to turn back into school) All Box Tops will be need to be back to front office by 10/23/18. Sign up here:

Thank you again for your support to the PTO!

Important Dates for 2018-2019 School Year

September 2018

26-Parents Meeting

October 2018

7-16-Box Tops Contest

11-Paint Night! We still have a handful of spots left. Register now!

November 2018

14-Executive Meeting 

28-Parents Meeting

December 2018

12-Executive Meeting

January 2019

16-Parents Meeting

February 2019

13-Executive Meeting

22-Shell We Bounce Fundraiser

21-Uniform Swap

March 2019

1-Discount Card Sales Begins

13-Parents Meeting

April 2019

17-Executive Meeting

May 2019

5-9-Staff Appreciation Week

School Social- TBD

Executive Officers:

Betsy Kirschner: parent to 8th and 9th grade students

Lori Schell: parent to 10th & 11th grade students

Carly Miller: parent to 7th and 9th grade students

Heike Kuska: parent to 10th grade student

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