What We DoThe Smith PTO sponsors these annual opportunities to help our children learn, grow,and find their place in our community. The Smith PTO Bylaws and Mission Statement can be found below.These events and opportunities cannot exist without the support and participation of our volunteers.We invite you to find your place in the PTO volunteer family. Any amount of help that you can give—big or small—is always appreciated, more than you may think! Contact Karen McCulloch, Volunteer Coordinator, atkjk9x at yahoo.com to find out how your unique talents and resources can make a difference in yourchild’s school experience. If you prefer, you can print and fill out the following form and return it to the Smith Office.ANNUAL EVENTSFall CarnivalSeptember 6th, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Smith families and the Delaware Community are invited to our annual Fall Carnival to bounce, play games and win prizes! Join us for community fun as we revive this tradition with our brand new building addition!COSI on Wheels:Date TBACOSI On Wheels introduces dynamic science topics to our school with a high-energy, 45-minute assembly followed by a day of hands-on activities that enhance science inquiry skills and encourage continued learning.Secret Santa Shopping Day:December 1st, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Smith students are invited to purchase holiday gifts for their family and friends at the Smith School. Safe, easy, festive, fun… and your child can surprise YOU for once! Want to volunteer to help decorate, wrap presents, or assist student shoppers? Contact organizer Erica Garner (garner.erica at gmail.com).Breakfast with a Buddy:Date TBASmith students may invite family members to join them for a light breakfast of muffins and juice/coffee on this special day of connection.Auction for the Arts:Date TBASmith's Art Integration program is well-known for providing students opportunities to learn core content in Math, Science, Language Arts and Social Studies through quality fine art, music, dance and theater lessons. Since its inception, the PTO Arts Council has sponsored over 45 guest artists, dozens of field trips, school musicals and ongoing instruction from an arts integration specialist. This program is funded entirely by the PTO's Arts Council-- no money from the school district is earmarked for its support. Most of the money to fund the program comes from donations from private individuals and businesses, grants and the annual Art Auction. The Auction for the Arts showcases student artwork as well as features both a silent and live auction. Babysitting is provided onsite.May, TBAThe Smith PTO retains Supergames Ohio to bring a day of field day fun to our students to celebrate the end of the school year!
TEACHER SUPPORTAnnual School Supply AllowanceThe Smith PTO helps every teacher buy supplies for their classroom annuallythrough a reimbursement process.Conference Dinners for Teachers & StaffThe Smith PTO funds and organizes supper for our teachers during Parent Conferencenights in the fall and the spring.Teacher Appreciation WeekThe Smith PTO finances and organizes ways in which our students and families can say “Thank You!”to our teachers.