The Ashbrook PTO officers are:

  • Krista Lindberg – Chairperson
  • Jennifer Chang – Co-Chair
  • Anna May – Secretary
  • Kathy May – Treasurer
  • Kelly Tynon – School Liaison

Current Committee Chairs:

  • Krista Lindberg and Jennifer Chang – Mini-Grants
  • Jennifer Chang – Volunteer Sign-ups
  • Anne Rice – Staff Appreciation

Ashbrook PTO Mission Statement

The Ashbrook Independent School PTO is a non-profit (under the school tax ID) parent-teacher organization with the purpose of supporting the education of children at Ashbrook by fostering relationships between the students, parents and staff. The PTO subsidizes educational strategies in the classrooms, friendship building events, fun experiences in and outside of the classroom, and athletic activities that encourage health and wellness. Ashbrook Independent School PTO also exists to connect parents to each other through volunteer opportunities. Additionally, the PTO sponsors and organizes some, but not all, fundraising and school events, which deepens the school’s community spirit and enriches students’ educational, social, and developmental experiences.

2021-2022 Goals

  • Provide support for student clubs and teachers in the form of mini-grants that fund supplemental learning and community building opportunities.
  • Provide funds to the Staff Appreciation Committee for the purpose of acknowledging the school staff’s hard work by means of luncheons and gifts.
  • Promote community spirit through fundraising for a specific cause and then provide an object or experience, which reinforces this cause. For example, hold a jog-a-thon which promotes health and then gift a water bottle filler to the school which also promotes health.
  • Organize events that foster student social opportunities (e.g., dances, movie nights, talent show).

PTO Fundraising

Seasonal Fundraisers
  • See’s Candy (fall)
  • Wine Wall (winter)
  • Jog-a-Thon (spring)
Year-round Fundraisers

AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support Ashbrook every time you shop, at no cost to you. Sign up at https://smile.amazon.com/ch/93-1131186 or activate under Settings in the Amazon Shopping app iOS and Android phones. Once activated, you’ll find the same convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to Ashbrook.

By registering your credit cards with eScrip (sign up at https://secure.escrip.com/signup/index.jsp) and using them to pay at Market of Choice and certain online businesses, a portion of your purchase will be donated to the PTO.

 

 

Funded by the PTO

Mini-Grants awarded in the fall of 2021:
  • Lower School OMSI Assembly
  • Middle School Zoology Elective Materials
  • Middle School Running Club Supplies
Annual PTO-sponsored events (some events canceled/changed during COVID pandemic):
  • Summer Pool Party
  • Bike to School Day
  • Sock Hop
  • Family Fun Night at the OSU MU
  • Staff Appreciation End-of-Year Event
Jog-a-Thon Gifts to School:
  • Physical education equipment (2021)
  • Touchless water bottle filler in the Commons (2020)
  • Cross Country Team Uniforms and Warm-Ups (2019)

 

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