Welcome to the PTSO!
The PTSO (Parent Teacher Student Organization) includes representatives from both the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School and RJ Grey Junior High School. Our mission is to serve the schools in the following ways:

Communication ─ We interact directly with the home, school, school committee and community through email newsletters
  • Sign up for the Junior High & High School Weekly Chatter, that tell you everything you need to know about the upcoming school week with a separate edition for each school
  • Sign up for Grey Matters, Junior High Principal Shen’s weekly newsletter
  • Update your Email Profile
Financial Support ─ We support programs, projects, field trips, Freshmen Orientation, grants to the Jr. High and High Schools, student scholarships and student directories.
Speaker Forums ─ Our annual speaker series provides forums for students, parents, faculty and the community. The ABRPTSO works closely with the school administration and other community organizations to identify topics of most interest and relevance to our community.
INTERFACE Referral Service ─ this mental-health and wellness referral help line connects people of all ages to mental health providers. Due to our contract with INTERFACE, the service is free to Acton and Boxborough residents. More information is available here.

ABRPTSO Co-Chairs
Kavitha Manikandan and Susan He

Revised Final Exam Schedule for Grades 9 - 11

Because of snow days, the end of the year schedule, including the schedule for final exams, has been updated and can be found on the calendar on the school website.

2018-2019 ABRPTSO Board Open Positions

Please contact Padmini Narayan, ABRPTSO Nominations Chair, at pnar98@yahoo.com if you are interested in any of these positions or if you would like to learn more about these positions.
Membership Chairs (2 positions)
  • Coordinates online portal for membership dues
  • Prepares monthly membership reports for ABRPTSO Board
  • Prepares and sends membership reminders throughout the school year as necessary
Communications Chair
  • Oversees Weekly Chatter Newsletter
  • Reviews and edits information to ensure all information is present in appropriate Chatter
  • Organizes Chatter publication schedule 
  • Trains new Chatter publishers as needed
High School Volunteer Coordinator
  • Coordinates volunteers for activities and events organized by the High School and the PTSO

Project Graduation 2018: Eat at CHILI'S TOMORROW, Apr 9

Don't get the Mondays. Get Chili's take out (or eat in!) instead, and support Project Graduation! Tomorrow--Monday, April 9--Chili's Grill & Bar in Westford will generously donate 10% of its proceeds. We'll have printed flyers at the restaurant. See you there!
We still need business sponsorships. It's a great way for your company to support our community! Make your donation by April 15.
And coming up in May, shop at Roche Bros. from 4:30-7:30pm on Thursday, May 10 and give our volunteers your receipt as you're leaving the store. Roche Bros. will give us 5% back. This fundraiser is a huge part of our efforts every year, so don't miss it! The donation applies to gift cards, too. You can even PRE-ORDER GIFT CARDS from Roche Bros. with this order form by Thursday, May 10.
Finally, we're still looking for volunteers for tasks large and small before, during, and after the big event. Please click through to our SignUp Genius and see where you might lend a hand--we need many!
We look forward to seeing you at these events! For more info on all things PG18, visit us online!

Suicide Prevention Walk on April 29

Acton's "Out of the Darkness" Suicide Prevention walk is scheduled for April 29.  Join a quarter of a million people from hundreds of cities across all 50 states to raise awareness and funds that will save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
The walk starts at RJ Grey Junior High School at 10am on Sunday April 29, and makes a loop through the adjacent Minuteman Ridge neighborhood. Please register to walk and/or make donations at www.afsp.org/acton.
For more information about this walk that supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, please contact Katherine Hoggard.

Free Driver Education Help

A free online driver education service is now available through the library's partnership with driving-tests.org. The program includes practice tests that are based on the Massachusetts Registry of Motor vehicles materials, including 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 12 CDL (commercial driver's license) practice tests and online driver's manuals for car, motorcycle, and CDL. In addition, there's a FAQ section with detailed answers to over 100 DMV-related questions.
To access the free program visit: http://actonml.driving-tests.org, or the library's E-Resources page. No registration is required.

Across the Board

Across the Board: Life at ABRHS is the school's news website containing write-ups and photos of some of the many school activities. Click here to see the latest goings on.


Join the ABRPTSO Now
For just a $40 Contribution

The ABRPTSO will only spend the amount we collect, so our success depends on you! 

One $40 membership contribution per family, per school year. 

This contribution is tax deductible.
The PTSO is a registered 501(c)3.



ABRPTSO Meetings

  • Sep 13, 2017
  • Nov 8, 2017
  • Jan 10, 2018
  • Mar 14, 2018
  • May 16, 2018
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: ABRHS, Room 115N
All are welcome!

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