Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)

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Nolan PTA

The purpose of the PTA is to promote the welfare of children and youth in the home, school, community, and place of worship; to raise the standards of home life; to secure adequate laws for the care and protection of children and youth; to bring into closer relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth; and to develop between educators and the general public such united efforts as will secure for all children and youth the highest advantages in physical, mental, social, and spiritual education


Are You New to Nolan?

If you have questions or need assistant, please contact our New to Nolan Committee Chair, Emily Cooper (


2020-2021 PTA Executive Board:

Principal: Ashley Aldridge Wilson 423-886-0898

President: Emily Lehman

VP-Membership: Kendall Welder and
Katie McKenna 423-240-2956

VP-MEF: Samantha Ward and Lindsey Frost 423-240-9340 

Past President: Katy Holland 

Treasurer:  Angela Larkins 423-618-4669

Assistant Treasurer: Alexandra Huebner

Corresponding Secretary: Lindy Jackson

Recording Secretary: Laura Jefferies

Parliamentarian: Becca Atchley 423-290-4477

Nolan PTA Programs and Services:

Meetings at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 1

Tuesday, October 6

Tuesday, December 1

Tuesday, February 2

Tuesday, March  2

Tuesday, April 13


5th Grade Coordinator: There are many programs for the Seniors of Nolan—class shirts, talent show, hoe down, etc.
Contact: Kristy Stewart


Box Tops/Labels/My Coke Rewards: A simple way to earn money for our school is through the Box Tops for Education, General Mills Box Tops 4 Education, Tyson Project A+, and My Coke Rewards programs. Cash and merchandise are awarded to our school simply by redeeming labels and box tops that your family saves from some of your favorite products. Contact: Amy Hall


Character Assembly Photographer: Group pictures of the character award winners are taken post program.
Contact: Angela Larkins 423-618-4669


Classroom Enrichment: Provides enrichment programs for the children by enhancing the curriculum already in place in the regular classroom and in art and music class.  Many of these are provided by and supplemented by the Tennessee Arts Commission. Programs include science, creative writing, history, orchestral music programs, etc., as aligned with grade level learning standards.
Kelli Munczenski
Enrichment K-1 Brittany Ennen
Enrichment 2-3 Martha Romanek
Enrichment 4-5 Katie McKenna

Homecoming Float Chair: Nolan takes part in the SMMHS Homecoming parade each year. 
Contact: Paul Lang 423-280-6363


Homeroom Parent Coordinator: Provides a link between the homeroom parent and the PTA.
Contact: Katy Holland


Junior Achievement Coordinator: JA in a Day is a wonderful program, run by volunteer parents, at Nolan that focuses on real world thinking in the classroom.
Contact: Carmen Levally


Leveled Book Room: The leveled book room provides teachers with small group reading resources organized by our volunteers. 


New to Kindergarten/New to Nolan: The purpose of this group is to welcome those families new to elementary school or new to Nolan by providing programs and services to assist them in their transition.

Contact: Emily Cooper 423-779-7335


Reflections Art Contest: National PTA programs where students compete in the areas of literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts.
Contact:Sharon Wyatt


Publicity/Facebook Page: The publicity service handles online communication regarding the promotion of events at Nolan, and highlights the accomplishments of the staff and students at Nolan. For additional school information, and to “like” Nolan, visit our Facebook page.


Scholastic Summer Reading: Students are invited to participate in Scholastic’s reading challenge each summer, with our Top Readers recognized at assembly in the fall.
Contact: Laura Dowd


School Beautification: This committee coordinates all existing outside landscaped areas and the creation of new areas.  It also oversees any interior beautification projects.
Contact: Kelly Garcia 423-400-9279


School Kits: The school kit program provides an option for parents to preorder and have school supplies delivered to Nolan, it is convenient for parents and a fundraiser for the school. 
Contact: Ramsey Morrison


Signal Mtn. Social Services: Participation in the Welfare Council sponsored coin drive in October and the food drive in December gives our students the opportunity to help families in need on the mountain. Contact: Lindsey Jones 423-605-4275

Sportswear: A variety of Nolan sportswear is available for purchase at registration and Open House programs.
Contact: Jessie Lewis


Student Directory: The Nolan directory will be available online in early fall.  It includes all pertinent staff and student information.
Contact: Katie Ledbetter


Teacher Appreciation: To honor and show our appreciation to the Nolan staff, this committee organizes special events throughout the year. Some of these include dinners the first day of school, a Thanksgiving luncheon, a cookie exchange during the holidays, and a week-long celebration in May.
Contact: Jana Dobbs or Tara Salsman at

Teacher “Happy Cart”: The “Happy Cart” travels the hallways of Nolan once a month to provide teachers with snacks and drinks to show our appreciation for all of their hard work. 
Contact: Michelle Dotson


Webmaster: The Nolan website,, helps keep Nolan parents provided with up-to-date information about Nolan.
Contact: Debra Smart


Workroom Volunteers: You can assist the teachers with copying and other workroom needs. 
Contact: Carly Cronk (K-2) 
Suzy Bailey (3-5)

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