About PTO

Did you know you are already a member of the Parent Teacher Organization?

Members of the Horn Elementary PTO consist of any parent or guardian of a student attending Ernest Horn Elementary School and the Horn School staff members. An executive board consisting of two of each: presidents, vice presidents, secretaries, treasurers and volunteer coordinators are elected each spring for the following academic year.

PTO meetings will take place the first Tuesday of each month in the Horn Media Center from 6:30-8:00pm.  All are welcome!  Please bring an activity to entertain smaller children.  Being part of the PTO is not just beneficial to our students and teachers—it’s also a great way to meet other parents and have fun!

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District Parent Organization

DPO – District Parents’ Organization WHAT: District-wide Parents’ Organization is committed to facilitating and enhancing communication and education throughout the Iowa City Community School District, as well as advocating for students in our community. WHO: Open to all residents in the ICCSD. Each district building has two voting members of DPO: the PTO President and …

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Horn PTO Funded Purchases

Throughout the year, Horn Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) funds supplement your child’s educational experience. We provide funding for equipment, materials and programming that is not covered by the district.  When the PTO makes a major purchase in support of the school, we will announce the purchase with a News article on our website.  Below you …

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Horn PTO Leadership

Current 2015-2016 PTO Leadership Board: The Horn PTO Leadership Board is elected each spring for the following academic year.  This table shows the current 2015-2016 Leadership Board.  Please contact any board member at any time with questions, comments, concerns, or just to say hello.  We enjoy hearing from other parents in the community.  You can reach …

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Horn PTO Meetings

  Horn PTO meetings will take place the first Tuesday of each month in the Horn Media Center from 6:30-8:00pm.  All are welcome.  Please bring an activity to entertain smaller children.  Being part of the PTO is not just beneficial to our students and teachers—it’s also a great way to meet other parents and have …

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Horn PTO Mission

It is the mission of the Horn Parent and Teacher Organization (PTO) to: Improve communication between parents, school and community Provide a means for parents to better understand the type of education their children receive at Horn Elementary School Encourage parental involvement in the Horn environment Seek to provide services according to the needs of …

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How are PTO funds allocated and dispersed?

One important part of the Horn Elementary School PTO Mission is to coordinate fundraising events in order to purchase various building and classroom needs which are not funded by the Iowa City Community School District (ICCSD).  (You can visit our Horn PTO Mission Statement here.)  Below you will find a chart depicting how PTO funds …

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Make a Donation: Help our School

Your contribution to our school makes a HUGE difference.  Throughout the year, PTO funds supplement your child’s educational experience. We provide funding for equipment, materials and programming that is not covered by the district. This year we are trying to raise $5,000! Can you help us reach our goal?    

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PTO Budget FAQ

What are PTO dollars spent on? A variety of projects – with the largest portion of funds going directly to student enrichment!  Please see the article “How are PTO funds allocated and dispersed?” for pie charts and explanations on what projects are all supported by PTO funds. Where can I find the budget? A copy …

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What is the Yearly PTO Expected Income?

Each year, our parent and staff volunteers work hard to bring in funding to Horn school that is not otherwise obtainable by the Community School district.  Below you will find a chart that depicts our expected income for the 2013-2014 school year. Projected PTO Fundraiser Income (2013-2014) [important] Javascript is required to see the interactive …

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