What does PTO Fund?

Below is a partial list of the items purchased and supported in previous years with PTO donations and fundraising proceeds:

  • IB Dues and Expenses
  • PYP Teacher Training
  • Twain Teacher & Staff holiday gift cards
  • Facility expenses (grounds beautification, mulch for the flowerbeds, sprinkler repair, playground equipment, soccer goals)
  • Technology support (SmartBoards, computers, technology enhancements)
  • Benches
  • Library (replenish books, library supplies, in-house improvements)
  • Child Advocacy
  • Ancillary Teacher Support
  • Arts Enrichment
  • Classroom set-up Funds
  • Science Lab Funds
  • Grade Level Rep & VIPS Programs
  • Professional Growth Funds for Each Teacher
  • Curriculum Enrichment (Math Night, Science Night, Art Night, Name that Book, Robotics, Odyssey of the Mind)
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheons, Twain Staff meeting snacks and support
  • Teacher of the Year Gift Certificates
  • TCEA Conference
  • Yearbook
  • Twain Supplies (copiers, office supplies, etc.) to offset Principal costs

Questions? Email Erin Salisbury, VP Membership at membership@marktwainpto.org.

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