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

A Few Facts About the First Weeks of School

Student IDs/School Pictures 
Student pictures will be taken on Monday, September 11th, and Tuesday, September 12th. Every student will be provided with an ID card. In addition, families may choose to purchase packages of these photographs. Parents will receive information in the mail from the photography company regarding picture ordering procedures. If you have any questions, the phone number for Prestige Portraits for Lifetouch Studios, our school photographer, is (800) 426-9533.

Fall Activities Fair
Would your son or daughter like to join a club, activity, or do they have questions about volunteer opportunities? Have them stop by the Fall Activities Fair on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15  during all lunch periods in Student Center East. Over 70 student clubs and organizations which are open to new members, will be exhibiting over a two day period. The clubs will be split between the two days with different ones exhibiting each day.  Also, there will be a table with information about A-B's volunteer opportunities program.
The Counseling Department is looking for parent volunteers to help with the fair. If you're available to help for an hour or two on one of the fair days or have any questions, please contact Bobbie Chiauzzi in the Counseling Office at rchiauzzi@abschools.org.

2017-18 Family Learning Series

The AB Regional School District will once again present a series of monthly programs for parents and other members of the community. The first presentation will take place on Tuesday, September 12, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium  Rana Chudnofsky, Ed.M. will share information about the essential tools to build resilience and improve health and quality of life in both adults and students. See the attached flyers for a description of the first program and a complete list of the presentations in the Family Learning Series.

PTSO Membership - Get Your Directory Here!

Join the PTSO today and get your Complimentary Directory at Back To School Night!
  • Sign Up Online (preferred) 
For the most efficient processing, please sign up for your annual PTSO Membership online now by clicking here
  • Sign Up by Mail
(It's not as fast, but you can contribute via check if you wish. Just print the form and send your annual donation to ABRPTSO Membership, P.O. Box 912, Acton MA 01720).

Make a Difference and Join the PTSO Board!

The AB Parent Teacher Organization has open board positions for the 2017-2018 school year. New members will be trained by current board members.

2017-2018 ABRPTSO Board Open Positions

Membership
(shadow position for 2017-18)
Coordinates online portal for membership dues; Prepares monthly membership reports for ABRPTSO Board; Prepares and sends membership reminders throughout the school year as necessary.
Please contact Padmini Narayan, ABRPTSO Nominations Chair, if you are interested in any of these positions or if you would like to learn more about these positions.

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.


Current Newsletter

ABRHS Weekly Chatter - Sep 10, 2017

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!

Want to help?

Sign up here to volunteer for school events.