About the PTO

The Runkle PTO is an organization of teachers and parents working together to support and enrich Runkle School academically, culturally, and financially. All parents are automatically members of the PTO, and everyone is encouraged to participate in PTO activities.

PTO volunteers organize a variety of school and community activities and events each year; and the PTO Annual Fund supports a range of school programs and purchases. Examples of these include:

PAAR (Performing Arts at Runkle) Subsidizing cost of school eld trips Ice Skating Night
Math and Science Night
Runkle PTO website
Astronomy Night
Candy House Decorating
Parent & Teacher Curriculum Grants
Runkle News Email Bulletin
Welcome Wagon for new families
Author visits
Classroom supply stipends
International Potluck Night
Runkle PTO Family Directory
Bingo Night
Halloween Fair
Library books and e-Readers
Music and Arts Festival
& more!


All parents are considered members of the P.T.O. (no dues required) and are invited to attend its meetings.  The P.T.O. board consists of parents who are elected at the end of each year to serve the following year.  The board meets one Tuesday morning each month to plan activities and discuss any outstanding issues. Parents are encouraged to contact any of the board members with questions, concerns or suggestions.


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