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  • William J Johnston Middle School


It is the mission of the WJJMS PTO to enrich the educational experience of all WJJMS students by providing funding for programs and materials that support and complement the WJJMS curriculum. We look forward to creating a strong parent - teacher collaboration for the upcoming year. Check the latest information in the Digital Backpack and watch for dates on this PTO page and Facebook. Contact President Merrill Collins if you'd like at with any questions.

Click here for the PTO Calendar!

Click here for the 2017 - 18 PTO Slate!

Click here for the minutes from January's PTO Meeting.

Some of the services we provide are:

  • grants for student programming
  • honor roll supplies
  • individual grants for teachers' needs
  • staff appreciation luncheons
  • office volunteer help
  • 8th grade promotion t-shirts & picnic

MCM Fundraising's Kansas Maid Braided Pastry and Lyman Orchards Crisp sale NOW! See the Digital Backpack for the flyer. Sale dates are from Monday, April 9 - Monday, April 23. Please direct questions to Michelle Bychowsky at 860 334 7255 or 

Donations (We no longer have membership dues)
All of these great services are funded through our fundraisers and donations. We are always actively looking for volunteers to work on various projects. If you have the time, we need you. Please note, however, that you can choose to be a contributing member only. Once you complete our Donation Form your child can turn it into our front office PTO mailbox.

Box Tops for Education
The Box Tops for Education gains free cash for WJJMS. Keep collecting the box tops and labels, and send them in with your student. We have raffles and team competitions. Click here for the box tops newsletter!

Puma Wear
We have a limited amount of Puma Wear items available for your school spirit needs. Please contact us Cindy Malz at, and watch for a new Puma Wear items soon!

PTO Surplus Store
Students and the general public are invited to purchase items at extremely reasonable prices when the PTO Surplus Store is open. All of the monies raised goes towards student programs. See the Digital Backpack, WJJMS Calendar at www, the PowerSchool Bulletin and Facebook Middle School Moms/Parents for store opening dates, or inquire at the office at 860 537 2313. Right now, our PTO Surplus Store will be having a blow-out sale due to the need to relocate the store to our new school for the upcoming year. See the Digital Backpack for information on the sale!

PTO Meetings
All meetings are held every second Thursday of each month, unless otherwise indicated, starting at 6:00 p.m. at WJJMS. To inquire about PTO Meetings, you may contact WJJMS at 860 537 2313 or look at our calendar at www.   


PH: 860.537.2313  FAX: 860.537.6258

Website Accessibility: The Colchester Public School District is committed to making our website content accessible to all members of the public, including those with disabilities. If assistance is needed in accessing material on any of the CPS website pages, please contact Dawn Shea at 860-537-7267.

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