PTO - Parent Teacher OrganizationThe organization's main objective is to enrich the lives of our children through educational, social and recreational activities. The parents and teachers work together to achieve this objective. All parents and teachers are members of the PTO.
The By-laws of Serene Hills Elementary PTO, as well as the 2017-2018 PTO Budget is also available for review in the PTO Forms & Documents
Serene Hills Elementary PTO AccomplishmentsThe PTO has provide our school with many valuable resources that enhance our students' school experiences. This tree serves as great visual on how we spent out funds last year.
2018-2019 Board Members
Cara is a proud mom of two boys - a 5th grader at Serene Hills and a freshman at Lake Travis High School. She loves serving the LTISD community in any volunteer capacity as well as taking an active role as a merit badge counselor for Boy Scout Troop 52. In her spare time, she can be seen cheering on her boys at any of their sporting arenas, jetting off for a quick weekend get-away, or enjoying a few precious hours with family and friends.
Nicole Court is mom to four children, two girls and two boys. She has a third grader and first grader at Serene Hills, and her younger two attend a local preschool. Her children are very involved in sports in the area. She is a born and raised Texan. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time on the lake with her family and traveling. Volunteering has always been something she has enjoyed. Nicole comes from a Business Management background.
Sarah Walters is the mother of Serene Hills 3rd grader who is active in sports. She teaches yoga and belongs to the Lakeway Painters group. Sarah is also a member of the City of Lakeway Arts Committee. Her husband is an attorney. Sarah previously worked in TV news in NYC.
Erin Warner has a daughter in 1st grade and a son in preschool. She is active in her church and enjoys spending time with her family. She loves to cook, stay active and read. Previously she worked in the aerospace industry as an engineer and project manager.
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Roxi has 2 boys, one in 3rd grade and the other in Kindergarten. They are both very active in sports with LTYA. She is a native Austinite and also serves on the board for the Lake Travis Education Foundation. “Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express, not to impress. Stay positive.”
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Nichole is the mother of a third grader who loves tennis, and a preschooler pre team gymnast. Nichole is a native to South Alabama and studied Marketing at The University of Alabama. She spent the last 10 years in a GM role in Luxury Retail Birmingham Alabama. In her free time she loves being with family, working with florals, and furniture restoration.
Laura Namisnak is the proud mother of 2 girls, grades kindergarten and second. They both enjoy playing soccer, tennis, and Minecraft. Laura is a doctoral candidate at UT in the biomedical engineering program.
Janessa Pierce is the mother of two girls, a Serene Hills 3rd grader who is active in softball and loves to read and a Kinder student who loves animals and keeps her very busy! She enjoys being home with her kids and enjoys playing golf in her spare time, as well as traveling. She has volunteered her time at Serene Hills doing various things and has been a Home Room Parent each year. She previously worked as an Estate Manager in Seattle.
Paul is a proud dad of 2 boys in fifth and second grade. He is active coaching his boys in LTYA sports and supporting them on swim team. Paul does IT work for the Texas Department of Public Safety and enjoys playing soccer, wake boarding, biking, and Christmas lights.