PTO Meeting/School Board Candidate

Our last PTO meeting of the school year will be on Tuesday, May 16.  In addition to electing new officers for next year, we will have the opportunity to hear from Mary McIntyre, a candidate for the Rio District of the School Board.

Parents, guardians, grandparents are encouraged to attend.  We hope you can join us for this information-packed meeting!  We will meet at 6:30pm in the school library;  meetings generally don’t last longer than one hour.


PTO Meeting Update

All parents and grandparents are invited to join us for the April PTO meeting.  It will take place on Tuesday, April 11 from 6:15-6:45pm.  There is a music concert at 7:00;  if your children are performing, you will still be able to go to the concert.

Minutes from the last PTO meeting are available here.

We are currently planning for next year, and would love to have volunteers for PTO Board positions as well as other activities (Fall Festival, Playground Committee, International Night, Book Fair, etc.).  If you can’t make it to the meeting but want to volunteer for next year, please e-mail us at  Thanks!

December News Bits

The PTO meeting scheduled for December 6 has been cancelled.  Please plan on joining us for the January 10 meeting at 6:30pm.

Thank you to all the families who came out for the Zoe’s Kitchen fundraiser night!  The kids really enjoyed seeing their friends and teachers out on the town.

The PTO would like to thank Sheila Chrobak and Michele Ramos for organizing a successful Barnes & Noble fundraiser!  Thank you as well to the parents and staff members who helped with the wish list table, activities, and storytimes.

October 4 PTO Meeting

All parents/guardians and staff are encouraged to attend the PTO meeting on October 4.  This will be a special meeting, with the first half hour devoted to PTO business, and the second half devoted to information about the possible Woodbrook expansion and the Bond Referendum.  A representative from ACPS and a representative from the School Board will attend to provide information and answer questions.  We hope to see you there!

October 4, 6:30pm, in the cateteria

September PTO Meeting Summary

We had a great PTO meeting on September 14;  thank you to all the parents and teachers who attended!  You can see the meeting minutes here.

Highlights include:
-A budget for 2016-2017 was proposed and passed.
-Some great new ideas for this year were suggested!  Many of them can be implemented, as long as we have a few parent volunteers to make them happen.
-There is a bond referendum on the ballot in November that affects all schools in the County.  Please educate yourself so that you can make an informed decision on how to vote.
-We are forming a committee to draw up plans for a new playground near the 2nd/3rd grade wing.  We need some parents, teachers, and students to help out with this!  Contact us to volunteer.
-The PTO values YOUR ideas and would like to hear your suggestions for projects/goals for this year.  E-mail us or come to the next PTO meeting to share your ideas!
-A representative from ACPS will attend the next PTO meeting (October 4) to discuss the plans for the Woodbrook addition.

May 10 Updates

We hate to do this, but the weather is not cooperating, so we will cancel chalk drawings for tonight and tomorrow morning.
Please join us at 6:15 tonight to discuss the 2nd/3rd grade playground, and then at 7:00 for our regular PTO meeting.
Look for us in the library!