Dear Parents/Guardians:


On behalf of the D-B PTSA, I would like to thank you for the incredible support you provide to the students and staff at Dobyns-Bennett High School.  Parents and guardians play a crucial role in the success of our school community and we thank you for being among the very best! 


The purpose of this email is to make you aware of several opportunities sponsored by the D-B PTSA.  Specifically, this includes our annual membership drive and opportunities to sign up to volunteer throughout the coming year.


Membership Drive:


PTSA serves as the largest student advocacy organization in our country. Your membership supports this effort. We know our parents/guardians are incredibly active in many of our booster organizations and those organizations could not flourish as they do without you. We also know you give in many ways.  For that reason, the  annual membership/partnership drive is the only fundraiser the D-B PTSA conducts.  


Partnership donations fund teacher and staff grants to help offset some of the expenses of educating our students above and beyond what is covered by the regular school budget.  100% of the partnership donations go to classroom projects/activities and are tax deductible.  We invite you to consider joining the D-B PTSA for single member of your family and making a partnership donation above and beyond that if you are inclined to do so. 


The application is attached.  You can complete the application and mail or return it to the school office or you can scan the QR Code on the application with the camera app on your smartphone.  Scanning the QR code is a paperless process for paying the membership fee or making a donation.  


Volunteer Opportunities:


We have a variety of opportunities throughout the year that require volunteer support.  Parental support allows these activities to function smoothly and efficiently and are always to the benefit of our students and teachers.  Some of these include: test proctoring, assisting with student registration or serving on the PTSA Board.  Click here for the volunteer interest form to this email.  Please fill it out and return it if you are interested in volunteering with any of the activities listed.  Completing the form does not obligate you to participate, but rather, puts you on a list for possible consideration.


As always, please know you are appreciated for all that you do to support our students, faculty, school, school system and our community as a whole. 


With respect,



Chris Hampton



Anne Pierce

President - DB-PTSA


Natalie Wells 

Volunteer Chair - DB-PTSA


Lillian Congello

Membership Chair - DB-PTSA


It is that time of the year to make sure your Value Card at Food City is connected to Dobyns-Bennett. Our annual School Bucks check typically covers 50% of our PTSA classroom grants (usually around $4,000). This money is critical to providing items for your classroom/students that are not in the regular school budget. The great thing about School Bucks money is that it is free. You simply get points for the items you already buy (when shopping at Food City).


In the past you could simply go through the check-out line at the store and register your card. They are no longer doing that in the store. The only way to connect your card to D-B is to do it through the Food City website. It is also important to note that this process has to happen every single year. So, even if you connected your card to D-B last year, you have to do the same again this year.


Here are the steps:



  • Click here to go to the Food City School Bucks website
  • Click the COMMUNITY tab across the top.
  • Choose School Bucks
  • Log in using the email address connected to your value card OR create a new account
  • Go to COMMUNITY and School Bucks again (yes again)
  • There is a My School Bucks section where you can click update my school. Click update my school and choose Dobyns-Bennett. You will have to scroll a good bit before you find it. The alphabet starts over several time before you find it.



Thanks for doing this for our school. We are getting a late start on the process, but most schools are. 








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