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School Support Organizations

School Support Organizations (SSO) are a valued resource and much appreciated supporters of our students and schools. Volunteers with our SSOs work hand in hand with our schools and are required to follow certain guidelines and policies as defined in the Tennessee Code Annotated 49-2-603 (School Support Organization Financial Accountability Act - S.S.O.F.A.A.) and Cheatham County Board of Education Board Policy, titled: School Support Organizations.

SSOs must be approved by the principal of the school they are affiliated with and the Director of Schools or his designee. Each SSO must provide documentation annually that shows their financial activities, the volunteers in charge of the SSO, that the SSO is a registered non-profit in good standing and, if applicable, has been federally recognized and retains active status as a 501(c)(3) organization.

The Cheatham County School District offers an annual SSO training and informational meeting. The meetings are usually held in September once SSOs are approved.

All annual SSO paperwork is due June 15.

Any questions about an organization’s validity or legitimacy should be directed to Angela Patterson at 615-792-5664 or

Approved SSOs for the 2019-2020 school year (stay tuned for more):

Ashland City Elementary P.T.O.

East Cheatham Elementary P.T.O.

Harpeth High Fastbreak Club

Harpeth Football Booster Club

Harpeth Volleyball Club

Harpeth Takedown Club

Kingston Springs Elementary P.T.O.

Pegram Elementary P.T.O.

Sycamore High School Band Boosters

Sycamore High School Boys Basketball Association

Sycamore War Eagle Wrestling Association

Sycamore War Eagles Women’s Basketball Association

Cheatham County Cubs Football Association

Sycamore War Eagle Football Association

Harpeth Hoops

Pleasant View Elementary PTO


Harpeth High School Band Booster Club

Harpeth Baseball Booster Club

SHS Softball SSO

CCCHS Band Boosters

Sycamore War Eagle Baseball Association