• What is the PTO?  Simply put, it stands for Parent Teacher Organization.  But it's much more than that!  The PTO at Chief Joseph is a non-profit organization where parents, teachers, and staff come together and are dedicated to improving Chief Joseph School of the Arts.  We are 100% volunteer based, and together we provide fundraising opportunities to give back to our school.  

    With our Chief Jo family's support, we are able to provide things like:

    • hands-on learning experiences including field trips (including transportation costs)
    • supplemental classroom enrichment:
      • alternative seating options
      • headphones
      • educational magazines
      • and other items to benefit your child’s learning experience
    • assist with kindergarten and 5th grade graduations
    • support our musical cast with dinner before their performance
    • free Movie Nights
    • free Winter Festival where Santa makes an appearance
    • hosted events like our Farmstead Fundraiser (come see a teacher kiss a pig!)
    • free child care at our PTO meetings
    • recognition for our teachers and staff during Staff Appreciation Week
    • funding for assemblies
    • and more!

    Please join us for a monthly meeting!  For the 2018-19 school year, we will be meeting on the 2nd Thursday of each month, right after school.  We meet in the library from 4:00 to 4:30 and offer free child care in the gym.  Please take the time to browse the tabs on the left!  We value your feedback and participation!


    The dates of our 2018-2019 meetings are as follows: 

    Thursday, September 13th
    Thursday, October 11th
    Thursday, November 8th
    Thursday, December 13th
    Thursday, January 10th
    Thursday, February 7th
    Thursday, March 7th: Submit your name for the 2018-2019 PTO Board!
    Thursday, April 11th: 2018-2019 Board Elections!
    Thursday, May 9th

2018-2019 Officers

  • President: Julia Putnam

    Vice President: Emma Fleming and Caroline Braden

    Secretary: Kristen Johnson

    Treasurer: Melody Campbell

    All are welcome to our meetings - please come! We always need helpers and appreciate feedback on events. If you have any questions or ideas please contact one of the board members. Thank you!

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