About Barkell PTO
Who are the
members of the PTO?
Parents, teachers and our
Principal. If you have a child attending Barkell, you
are a member of the PTO.
What is the PTO
Our objective is to provide
funds, programs, resources and services that will enrich
the education of every child at our school.
Why does the PTO
To meet our objective and
provide items that are no longer covered by our school
budget, we must fundraise. Though it may not be our
favorite task, it is necessary. We must raise money to
continue providing our children with playground
equipment, school equipment, teacher supplies,
assemblies, and other experiences that we have in the
Why should I get
We need your help and so do your
children. Volunteering doesn't have to mean a huge time
commitment. We understand it is increasingly more
difficult to find time to give, but please, whatever
your schedule allows, we have need of you! We have tasks
that can be performed in the evenings, during the day or
that don't even involve coming to the school at all.
Our meetings for the 2018-19
school year are on Wednesdays at 3:45pm in classroom
#307 at Barkell Elementary. The dates are as follows:
February 20, 2019
April 17, 2019
PTO School Fundraisers
All fundraiser proceeds go to
the many different items for the school. The 2014-2015
fundraisers gave the ability to purchase:
This fundraiser is held the 1st
Saturday of December. We invite the children to sell
tickets for the breakfast in which the Phi Kappa Tau are
there cooking for the event.
CLIP and EARN:
Our school can earn money from
labels found on regularly purchased items. Just cut them
off and send them in. We sometimes have special drives,
such as the Box Tops in October, but they can be sent in
at any time.
Box Tops for
Labels for Education
Our Family UPC codes
My Coke Rewards
Prang Points (on many
Download the Shoparoo App and
you can start helping Barkell Elementary earn money when
you shop. It's free and easy to use! When you sign up,
use code POP16705 to earn us extra
points. Thank you!
Please stop in the school office
for an order form. You can send in the order form and
money with your child and we will fill the order in a
Shirts are also available at various
PTO sponsored events at the school.
2015-2016 PTO Board
Layna Brantner, President
Chelsea Schelly, Vice President
Katrina Aho, Treasurer
Kristin Wanhala, Secretary