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Breaking the Stigma: Recovery Advocacy & Addiction Awareness

This FREE seminar is a MUST SEE for every parent, and students in Middle School and High School. Tuesday, April 30, 7:00-9:00pm, Adams Middle School. Hosted by Holliston PTO


Tony Hoffman, Former BMX Pro, U.S. Olympic Coach & Recovering Addict will share with us his story of REDEMPTION as he recounts some of the highest highs, and the lowest lows.

Hoffman is a former addict of alcohol, marijuana, and prescription painkillers such as Vicodin and Oxycontin. His substance abuse led him to commit a crime that resulted in a prison sentence. Tony is a Former BMX Elite Pro and is currently ranked #2 in Masters Pro class. He is a 2016 Rio Olympic Games Coach, with Women’s BMX PRO, Brooke Crain, in his line-up.

This event is sponsored by MINDSHARE, Connecting the Community with Education, Holliston PTO's parent education program.

For more information, please contact Anne Buckley at


The Holliston PTO is a parent-driven volunteer organization that strives to provide resources and enrichment programs for all students and teachers from pre-K through 12th grade. 

Our goal is to create and foster strong partnerships within the community and between parents, teachers, school administrators and staff.

The Holliston PTO is comprised of the following groups:

  • Town-wide Executive Board

  • Elementary Board

  • Middle School Board

  • High School Representative

The Holliston PTO at the Elementary level supports both Sam Placentino Elementary School and Fred W. Miller Elementary School. The Middle and High Schools are supported by the MS/Upper PTO.




Did you know that PTO memberships expire at the end of every school year in June?   It may be time for you to renew or to join PTO if your membership has expired or you are not currently a member.  PTO depends on memberships to help fund the outstanding programs, grants and scholarships it’s able to offer our students, parents and teachers.

Read more about membership



The PTO runs on volunteers, and we need more people to help out. There are many programs in jeopardy of being cut if we do not have new volunteers to fill open positions.   Please consider volunteering for one of the many opportunities available.

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Just Thinking program:

Host Mary Greendale discusses Project Based Learning and Student Centred Learning in the Holliston schools with school superintendent Dr. Brad Jackson, Anne Buckley-Chair of Parent Education for the Parent Teachers Organization, Anne Louise Hanstad-School Committee Chair, and Ashley Lagas Stella-Science Dept, Leader at the Adams Middle School.
(Sroll to about the 2:25 mark to start the show) 

Holliston PTO | PO Box 6411 | Holliston, MA 01746