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PTO by-laws

 
Monthly Meetings (Held Virtually for 2020-2021)
 
 
 

 


PTO meetings take place once a month (typically the 2nd Wednesday) from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, our meetings will be held virtually, through the app "Google Meet." Here is the link that will allow you to join our meetings. PTO Google Meeting Link You can join via video or just via phone.
Ways to join:
-You can copy the link and paste it into the browser bar on a computer/laptop.
-You can download the app "google meet" in the App Store for IOS devices or in the Google Play store for Android devices. Once the app downloads to your smartphone or tablet, you can then paste the link from above, and it should bring you right to our meeting. 

All parents/guardians and teachers and staff of the elementary and high school are welcome to attend. At each meeting, we vote on fund requests made by the teachers of both the high school and elementary school. We also discuss new initiatives, field trips, fundraisers, community events, etc. Please come join us. We welcome your opinion, ideas, and feedback! 
 
 
 
 
 2020-2021 Meetings:

September 9
October 14 
*November  10 (Tuesday)
December 9
January 13
*Feb. 10- Changed to Tues. Feb. 9th now
March 10
April 14
May 12
June 9 (this date will likely change)

 
 
 

PTO    Events
 


PTO Carnival (TBD for 2021)
 
 
 

Refreshments in the Elementary School cafeteria, carnival games in the gymnasium, and special appearances by our own local organizations!

Volunteers are needed for the planning of the event, contacting participants and running the games.  We'd love to hear your ideas about new carnival games!
The carnival is typically the last Friday of March- we will send info. home if we can hold this event for 2021.
*This event is canceled for 2021.
 

Family Movie Night


Held at the Elementary School in the gymnasium.
Bring your sleeping bag and pillow, and come in your pajamas to enjoy a family movie.
Flyer will be sent home to
announce movie, if we can hold this event for 2021. Unlikely that we can have this for 2021.
 

PTO Fundraisers
 
Meadow Farms fundraising and Kringle Candle Products (a sister company of Yankee Candle)
 
Various gift items to purchase for yourself, family and friends; all while helping us raise money to give back to the students in the form of field trips, supplies, and recognition events.


Runs October 07 - October 16, 2020. Open to the HS and Elem. School students. We can not raise funds in person, but we can still raise them virtually! All products will be shipped directly to the buyer's homes.

If you know your seller, you can order through the website using their specific "seller ID." Follow this link:
Meadow Farms Fundraising 

If you do not have a student seller to order through, you can follow this link to place an order, and PTO will get credit. Follow this link:
Meadow Farms Fundraising school account

 
 
McGraw Eagles Clothing!! 

You can order new McGraw Eagles clothing to show your support for our schools!
 

We will be selling clothing to both the HS & Elementary students and their families again, through the Fan Cloth organization. Flyers will be sent home the week of October 12th, and the sale will run for 2 weeks online. Orders will be shipped directly to the buyer's home.
***Please note- hoodie sweatshirts run small- please order up a full size!***

  TOPS in Education
TOPS in Education link

New families can visit the link to sign up and start earning FREE money for McGraw Elementary School.
 
 
Price Chopper's Tools for Schools
School number is 16590.
Sign up on line or return a form.
Use your advantage card and earn points for the school to select items of their choice. 
 


Box top$ for Education
 
Boxtops can be found on many grocery store items. For more details go to www.boxtops.com
 
The PTO receives 10¢ per boxtop. This year, the Boxtops for education money will go into the general fund to pay for many of the items that the PTO funds yearly. This is an easy way to earn money for the school! 
NEW: No more clipping and cutting! Download the app and scan your receipts within 14 days- our school will get credit for any products that are box top eligible.
*Do you use grocery pick up services? You can forward your email receipt to: BoxTopsforEducation@emails.BoxTops4Education.com
 
McGraw School &
Community Cookbook

2nd edition cookbook consists of recipes submitted by parents, faculty, staff, and community members.


 

We still have some McGraw School & Community Cookbook Volume #2 left!  Final cost for this one-of-a-kind publication is only $5 now!!!! 
 
To purchase a cookbook, contact PTO via email at pto@mcgrawschoools.org.
 
 
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Melinda McCool, Superintendent
10 West Academy Street
McGraw, NY 13101
P: (607)836-3636
www.mcgrawschools.org