Congratulations to our Livonia PTSA Shining Stars!

coolidge awardsAnother Founders Day has come and gone!  We are thrilled to have recognized the following “Shining Stars” in our PTA’s:

Buchanan Elementary School:

Melissa Bater & Naomi Joyce

Churchill High School:

Melissa O’Neil

Cleveland Elementary School:

Rod Brandon

Coolidge Elementary School:

Stephanie Eaton & Mishelle McCann

Cooper Upper Elementary School:

Provvidenza Ayers, Jennifer Hrycaj & Donald Lack

Emerson Middle School:

Stacey Dogonski & Audrey Mickel

Franklin High School:

Ny Derry

Frost Middle School:

Jennifer Schleif & Sarah Wisner

Garfield Elementary School:

Mary Ann Ingram

Grant Elementary School:

Salena Begley

Holmes Middle School:

Cindy Wilson

Hoover Elementary School:

Mary Akahoshi, Dave Billington, Karen Martoia, Paula Young & Rebecca Starks

Jackson Early Childhood Center:

Lisa Borenski, Diane Coccia & Amy Johnson

Johnson Upper Elementary School:

Dave Gluth

Kennedy Elementary School:

Nicole Minor & Debbie Pline

Niji-Iro Japanese Immersion Elementary School:

Rebecca Lenk

Perrinville Center:

Sarah Sinkus, Rochelle Ranta, Jessica Connolly, Amanda Walworth, Sue Schawinsky, Robb Drzewicki, Megan Smith, Liz Biddle, Becky Drzewicki

Randolph Elementary School:

Melissa Myers & Laura Stemple

Riley Upper Elementary School:

Matt Bentley & Melodie Provencher

Roosevelt Elementary School:

Suzanne Thiele

Rosedale Elementary School:

Rhonda Simko

Stevenson High School:

Sonja Kabrovich & Cyndi Pierzynski

Webster Elementary School:

Heidi Jo Fulk, Genevieve Lueck, Crystal Frank, Bridget MacDonald, Anne Lantto, Craig Dobias, Lora Boka & Julie Hill

Founders Day is coming!

Please join the Livonia PTSA council for our 61st annual

Founders Day Celebration Wednesday February 11, 2015

Doors open at 5:00 pm

Tickets are $25 each, tables seat eight.

Additional details can be found below.  Questions and reservations can be directed to Founders Day Chair Stacey Dogonski at

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Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer in Livonia!


Do you know of an outstanding volunteer deserving of community recognition? Nominate him or her for the Livonia Observer’s First Citizen or Outstanding Youth award for 2014 by filling out this form.

The deadline to nominate someone is 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10.

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Join Us Wednesday, January 22, for a PTA Awards Workshop!


Livonia PTSA Council will host an Awards Workshop for local units on Wednesday, January 22. This workshop is focused on helping units complete the submission forms for Michigan PTA awards to be presented at the annual convention in May.

The workshop will start at 6:30 p.m. at Cleveland Elementary (28030 Cathedral
Livonia, MI 48150; north of Joy and south of West Chicago, between Inkster and Middlebelt.)

Unit officers, awards committee chairs, committee members and anyone else interested in the awards process are invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you there!

Celebrate Founders Day on February 6th


Livonia PTSA Council presents the 59th Annual Founders’ Day Celebration
The Magic of a Moment
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

VisTaTech Center, Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, Michigan
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner at 6:00 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the founding of PTA in America, and the accomplishments of PTAs and PTSAs in Livonia. Help us to honor top Livonia High School Seniors and Livonia Teachers of the Year. Winners of the PEP program will be announced, and many others will be recognized.

Everyone welcome!

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