Dublin Coffman PTO

Serving the Dublin Coffman High School community


  • DCHS PTO now accepts PayPal for PTO purchases and payments:

  • We have a lot of exciting things planned this year and we are looking forward to providing your student with a great school year. The PTO is responsible for events like:

    • College and Career days
    • Baccalaureate ceremony
    • Celebration of Excellence
    • Shamrock grants for teachers
      (Last year we gave $10,000 in teacher grant requests)
    • Senior Casino night

  • None of these things would be possible without your donations. This year we are having a raffle! With every donation of $30 or more you will be eligible to win one of the many items listed below! There is something awesome for every grade!

    All Grades:

    • Athletic Passes (8)
    • Homecoming Tickets (you and a date/friend) (4)
    • Drama Club Play passes (4)
      (includes 2 tickets for all shows including the Teacher Performance)
    • Rock Shop GC (6)
    • Spirit Wear (8)


    • Parking Pass (2)


    • Max of 10 FRONT ROW reserved seats at graduation (2)
    • Food flip for you and 3 friends with Deb Papesh! (1)

    You can donate today through Paypal. Please specify in the comments your name and email address as well as the student's name and grade.


Volunteer Opportunities

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If you have not already done so, please consider volunteering some of your time this school year to support your student(s) and your Coffman PTO and Coffman Staff! If you are interested in chairing a committee in the future and would like to co-chair this year to learn more, please reach out to the current chair or one of the PTO Board Members. PTO provides a listing of interested volunteers to each committee chair at the start of the school year.

PTO Board & Committee Chairs

( denotes an open position )

2018 ⇀ 2019 Board Members


Baccalaureate is a non-denominational program for our seniors to celebrate their graduation and includes speakers and performances. The event is sponsored by PTO and planned and organized by senior Coffman representatives. PTO provides the reception following the program and also leadership and support to the seniors planning.
  • Lisa Guzik ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair
  • Committee planning begins January/February; most work done in April and May
  • 3 or 4 parents are needed to help plan the reception (underclassmen parents)
  • Reception and program printing funded by PTO
  • Includes 3 - 5 meetings with student group, 1 meeting with parents planning reception
  • Secure venue (typically held at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church)
  • Coordinate program printing

Celebration of Excellence

This annual event occurs in April and recognizes students nominated by their teachers for excellence.
  • Melissa Prond ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair (Co-Chair Needed)
  • Gather committee members (3-5, plus volunteers depending on hospitality needs)
  • Organize reception including refreshment needs
  • Coordinate invitations and awards

Class Parent Representatives

Responsible for attending PTO meetings and representing their respective student class and supporting the events for which that class is responsible (see below).

College and Career

Working closely with the Coffman Guidance office, this committee hosts 100+ visits from college representatives during the school day in the fall. Parents of juniors and seniors are given priority as new volunteers.
  • Barb Nelson ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair &
  • Kendra Gagne ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair
  • Coordinate 35+ volunteers to welcome 100+ college representatives visiting Coffman
  • Meetings are during the school day and occur mostly between August and November
  • Manage volunteer scheduling, files, and thank-you gifts.

PTO President's Scholarship

Coordinate Coffman's participation in the PTO President's scholarship process.

Senior Banners

Coordinates process for senior parents to purchase senior yard banners for their student.
  • Paula Rosenstein ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair &
  • Wendy Schwantes ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair
  • Planning and process occurs in Spring
  • Confirm design and work with vendor (Sign-o-Rama has been used in the past)
  • Ensure flyer is included in Senior Packet
  • Coordinate receipt and order from vendor (students pick up their banners at the school main office)

Casino Night (Senior Dinner)

This annual event is fun-filled evening for the seniors with food and games provided. Event is held at Coffman.
  • OPEN ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair
  • Planning begins February / March, most time-intensive April/May
  • Gathering committee members (includes sub-committees i.e. food, games, decorations, raffle, favors)
  • Great event for senior parents to help and see kids they've grown up with (typically easy to get volunteers)
  • Coordinate food, games, decorations, raffle, event tickets
  • Funded by PTO and ticket sales
  • Robust previous year planning notes available for reference

Shamrock Grants

Annual process to award PTO funds to Coffman staff
  • OPEN ▸ 2018 ⇀ 2019 Committee Chair
  • Awards requests are submitted mid-late Fall and grants are awarded in January/February
  • Create and distribute request form
  • Coordinate responses and review (work closely with PTO and Coffman HS leadership)
  • Coordinate communication and work with Treasurer to distribute fun


  • Alicia Reinhart ▸ Open House
    PTO funded, light refreshments for parents during evening of OPEN House
  • Angie Hoadley & Tricia Koheler ▸ Fall Conference Night
    Plan staff meal for evening of conferences, partially PTO funded, volunteer contributions for meal
  • Alicia Reinhart ▸ Spring Conference Night
    Date TBD - Conference Night Dinner
    Plan staff meal for evening of conferences, partially PTO funded, volunteer contributions for meal
  • Arjene Chen ▸ Holiday Staff Desserts - Date TDB
    PTO funded. Plan staff meal for evening of conferences, partially PTO funded, volunteer contributions for meal

Other PTO Committees

DCHS Calendar

Dublin Coffman HS Calendar

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