Ellis Middle School will host our spring fundraiser, the 2023 Ellis Cougar Classic, on February 17th-19th. Cougar Classic is Ellis Middle School’s largest fundraiser, which includes an indoor soccer tournament for teams all over Middle Tennessee, and a lot of fun school activities for students during the month of February! Friday night, February 17th is Cougar Student Night where Ellis students have an opportunity to play on a “fun” soccer team and/or come cheer on their friends that are participating! Throughout the rest of the weekend, area teams compete in an exciting indoor soccer tournament in our infamous round gymnasium.

Here are just a few of the items that the Ellis PTO has funded with proceeds from this and other fundraising efforts:

  • Fine Arts Funding Support
  • Ellis Athletic Programs
  • Above and Beyond Curriculum Materials (additional teacher start-up funds)
  • Faculty/Staff Hospitality
  • Facility Upgrades and Summer Painting
  • Professional Learning Funds to Improve Classroom Instruction
  • Technology Support (Chromebooks and iPads)
  • Grounds Improvements
  • Biennial Gym Floor Refinishing
  • Academic Awards

As you can see, the PTO and Ellis Middle School needs and appreciates your support, whether it’s having your child play, attending the Classic to cheer teams on, or in becoming an official sponsor! Please review the 2023 Sponsorship Opportunities list, and thank you for your consideration to support our school!

Carrie Winters
Cougar Classic Sponsorship Chair
[email protected]


Ellis Middle School Cougar Classic Sponsorship Opportunities

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Black Level Sponsorship $275 (unlimited!)

Blue Level Sponsorship $550 (12 available)

Classic Level Sponsorship $1500 (10 available)

Premier Level Sponsorship $2,000 (2 available)

Title Level Sponsorship $2,500 (TAKEN!)

Make check payable to Ellis PTO. Address: Ellis Middle School, Attn: Cougar Classic, 100 Indian Lake Road, Hendersonville, TN 37075. You may also pay via our square site: Cougar Classic Sponsorship


Ellis MS PTO is a 501(c)(3) organization. You will receive a written receipt for your contribution. Questions? Ready to send artwork? Contact: Carrie Winters (615) 473-7423 or email [email protected]