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What is the Allendale Elementary PTO?

We are a parent/teacher volunteer run community organization that raises funds for all three of the Allendale Public School Elementary buildings. We plan events and volunteer our time for our 1500+ students from preschool through 5th grade.

How do we raise money?

 

PTO fundraisers like Poppin’ Popcorn and the March reAding Challenge & Fundraiser are our greatest fundraisers. We also throw family-centric special events, like this year's Boots & Bling Family Dance and family skate nights at Tarry Hall, for the entire Allendale Community that charge a small fee.

Where does the money go?

Every year, our PTO commits to $100 for each elementary classroom teacher ($8,000+ per school year). In the 2022-2023 School Year we were able to provide all of our AECC students with First Day of School student t-shirts, Falcon Reader book bags for all students pre-K-5th grade, Kona Ice for Field Days at AECC, Evergreen, and Oakwood, Field Trip Scholarships for any student in need, support to APS Mental Health Committee, support for the Allendale Encouragement Team (AET) providing them with the funds for staff encouragement and Teacher Appreciation Week, PTO Popcorn Days, PBIS rewards and incentives, 5th grade Camp t-shirts… and this is just a sample of what we financially support!

2023-2024 PTO Dates

PTO Parent Meetings - Evergreen Elementary Media Center @ 6 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13th
Wednesday, November 8th
Wednesday, January 10th
Wednesday, March 6th
Wednesday, May 8th

Events

Spirit Wear Sale - MBK Productions
August 17th - September 8th
Family Skating Night @ Tarry Hall
October 16th - 6:15 to 8:15 pm
Poppin Popcorn Fundraiser
November 14 - December 5th - TBD
Family Skating Night @ Tarry Hall
December 6th - 6:15 to 8:15 pm
Boots & Bling PTO Dance
January 20th - 2-4 p.m. & 6-8 p.m.
Family Skating Night @ Tarry Hall
February 6th - 6:15 to 8:15 pm
reAd Challenge and Fundraiser
March 4th-17th
Family Skating Night @ Tarry Hall
April 4th - 6:15 to 8:15 pm

PTO Popcorn Days

ECC Mondays
Monday, September 18th
Monday. October 23rd
Monday, November 13th
Monday, December 18th
Monday, January 22nd
Monday, February 26th
Monday, March 18th
Monday, April 22nd
Monday, May 20th

Evergreen & Oakwood Fridays
Friday, September 22nd
Friday, October 27th
Friday, November 17th
Friday, December 15th
Friday, January 26th
Friday, February 23rd
Friday, March 22nd
Friday, April 26th
Friday, May 31st

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