About Us

OUR MISSION

The Lakeview Elementary Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) is an organization whose purpose is to strengthen, support, enhance and encourage the educational and social environment of Lakeview Elementary for its students, staff and parents.

WHAT WE DO


1. Staff Support

    • Provide Staff Conference Meals: As a token of our appreciation for the long day the PTO coordinates meals for the Lakeview Staff during conferences. We ask Lakeview families to consider donating food, drinks, paper products or your time.

    • Staff Appreciation Week: Around the first week of May the PTO organizes meals, gifts and messages for LVE students and family to show their appreciation and gratitude to the LVE Staff.

    • School Supplies: the Lakeview PTO offers a yearly funded amount to each teacher in order to reimburse them for purchases made for their classroom not within district budget.

    • Greatest Need: We support the staff and students in many ways. A list of recently funded items is on our home page.

2. Family Events

    • Ice Cream Social: Occurs in the Fall during the Fall Scholastic Book Fair

    • Dance: Winter Dance

    • Bingo Night: A free event for Lakeview families to enjoy a night out of fun together. (February)

3. Student Events

    • Field Day

4. Fundraising

    • Fun Run - our primary fundraiser to raise money for next year's school grant requests, for PTO operating expenses and events.

    • Read-A-Thon: We were able to raise $15,000 to replace many outdated library books.

    • Square One - is a yearly fall fundraiser to raise funds for the Art Department by creating art and purchasing keepsakes featuring your child’s masterpieces

    • Box Tops - Download the box tops app and scan receipts at stores to support our school!

    • Amazon Smile - If you already shop on Amazon, or if you’re looking for the perfect gift for a loved one, we invite you to shop at smile.amazon.com and choose Lakeview Elementary PTO as your charity of choice. Below you can read about how to use Amazon Smile. Customers can now elect to donate 0.5% of their purchase to the charity of their choice. This is all made possible by shopping on smile.amazon.com.

    • Mabels Labels - Mabel's labels are a waterproof & dishwasher safe way to label your child's school items. These labels are a convenient and easy to read way label your child's school gear while earning money for Lakeview Elementary PTO.

5. Scholastic Books

    • Scholastic Book Fairs - Each year the PTO hosts a fall and spring Scholastic Book Fair. The book fair is a fun event that allows students to purchase books at affordable prices while earning Scholastic Dollars for teachers to use to purchase books for their classrooms.

6. Additional Amenities

    • Yearbook - A parent volunteer helps support students getting a yearbook. We'd love your help!

    • Crayola Color Cycle -Lakeview Elementary is a proud participant of the Crayola Color Cycle program! Color Cycle is an initiative for students to collect used markers to be re-purposed and recycled. Lakeview families & classrooms are encouraged to bring in their used, old or dried-out markers.

            1. Drop off Location: by the Art room

            2. What’s accepted: all brands of plastic markers including dry erase markers and highlighters.

            3. For more information about the Crayola Color Cycle program visit: http://www.crayola.com/colorcycle.aspx