About Kealing PTA

The Kealing PTA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit association of parents, teachers, staff, and community members working together to support the success of all children at Kealing Middle School by:
  • fostering family and community engagement;
  • supporting programs that further Kealing students' social, emotional, physical, and academic development;
  • serving as a resource for Kealing families; and
  • advocating for the education and well-being of Kealing students.
Your membership in the Kealing PTA helps support our mission and the diverse array of programs we offer throughout the year. Each membership also includes access to the Texas PTA and National PTA, including PTA member discounts to popular retailers and service providers. Visit www.txpta.org and www.pta.org for more information.

Highlights of PTA Activities from 2016-17
  • MLK Day of Service Project and Peace through Pie social event in partnership with Huston Tillotson, Blackshear Elementary, and the African American Cultural Heritage District.
  • Kealing Men program, which provides volunteer mentors for students and events for at-risk youth at Kealing.  Prior events have included a Career Path Discussion Roundtable and a free basketball clinic with the Austin Police Dept. Office of Community Liaison.
  • Programs to support parents, including monthly educational workshops.  This year's workshops include presentations on techniques to help middle schoolers de-stress, safety and technology, and teens and drugs.
  • Kealing Spirit Wear:  Kealing t-shirts, sweatshirts, and other spirit wear items to show our Hornet pride.
  • Teacher and Staff Appreciation Events, including lunches and the Secret Pal program, which matches teachers and staff with "secret Pals," who deliver special appreciation notes and presents throughout the school year.
  • Funding to support the academic success of all students at Kealing, including funding for field trips, technology in classrooms, the AVID programs, college visits, athletic equipment, student scholarships, teacher trainings, campus improvements, classroom supplies, books, and after-school tutoring.
  • Events for parents, including a back-to-school coffee and the spring Kealing Center Stage fundraising, bringing together Kealing parents and staff for a night of fun, while raising funding to support PTA and school programs.
  • Ground-clean ups and school beautification events to enhance the Kealing campus.
  • Environmental programs, including composting in the cafeteria, rinsing of recyclables in the cafeteria for American Recycles Day, and supporting the school's gardening classes.
  • Support for Kealing's vertical team elementary schools, which include Oak Springs, Blackshear and Campbell.
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