About PTSO

The West Aurora High School Parent-Teacher-Student (PTSO) Organization works for WAHS students and teachers. As a 501(c)3 organization, PTSO donations and membership fees are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. 

You can join or make a donation electronically by visiting:  Membership/Donation

Scholarship Application Deadline April 15, 2019

Students have until next week to submit their completed scholarship form to WAHS for the Parent Organization Scholarship. To qualify for the scholarship, a student must have a 2.5 gpa and someone in their family needs to be a PTSO member. Candidates must also complete a 1,000 world composition (see application details.)

Scholarship benefactors include:

A+ Foundation
Fearn Elementary PTA
Freeman Elementary PTA
Herget Middle School PTA
Jewel Middle School PTO
Schneider Elementary PTO
Washington Middle School PTA
West Aurora High School PTSO

2019 Parent Organization Scholarship Application

Graduation Yard Signs Available for Sale;
Just $10! 

This handsome yard sign measures 20" wide by 14.5" tall and includes wire stakes.

Yard Sign 

Yard signs will be available for sale at various student activities this spring. 

Signs are also available during school days in the WAHS Student Activities office. 

What We Do

We are students, staff and parents working together to make West Best in all ways!
We get involved in the following:
  • Organize and orchestrate the annual Homecoming Parade, and support the Homecoming Dance.
  • West Marching Band
  • Supported staff during conferences and teacher appreciation week.
  • Provide breakfast at senior graduation rehearsal day in May
  • Senior Breakfast
  • Organize an after-prom party at Six Flags Great America.
  • Award $500 scholarships to graduating seniors.

 Join us to make 2019-2020 special for our students and staff!



Become a PTSO Member Today!

When you do, you'll be helping our organization help students and faculty year-round. 

Download the form below, complete and return to WAHS with your check (payable to WAHS PTSO). 

Or for faster service, sign-up and pay on-line at the district on-line payment area here, click on High School, then PTSO. 

You or your student must be a PTSO member to apply for the West Aurora Parent Organization Scholarship.


Download Membership Form

Board Members

Position Officer Contact Information
President Margaret Patterson 630-605-3493,
Vice President Sandy Garcia 630-888-5959,
Treasurer Tamara Scott 630-801-8925,
Secretary Nubia Rodriguez 630-947-6412 ,
Principal Chuck Hiscock  
Position Committee Chair Contact Information
Activities Director Erica Kegarise  
Corporate & Misc. Fundraising Robin Arsenault  
Graduation Yard Signs Sue Shropshire 630-674-1701,
Homecoming Parade Susie Shire 630-859-8127,
Hospitality Sandy Garcia 630-888-5959,
Membership & Volunteers Margaret Patterson 630-605-3493,
SCAC Representative Virko Tammaru 630-723-2804,
SCRIP Tamara Scott 630-801-8925,
Student Representative Cesar Lopez  

Web Liaison

Margaret Patterson 630-605-3493,