Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events:

  • 10/18 New Families Welcome Coffee
  • 10/18 Walk to School Thursday!
  • 10/19 Countryside Parent Party – Buy Tickets Now!
  • 10/20 METCO Boston Playdate (Iacono Park, 150 Readville Street, Hyde Park)
  • 10/25 Walk to School Thursday!
  • 10/27 Countryside Halloween Party

Annual Fund Launches!

The Annual Fund is the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Funds raised during this drive support student enrichment, teacher’s classroom wish lists, technology purchases, and many other initiatives. This year, to kick off the Annual Fund, we are introducing a matching program! PTO members have agreed to match donations received through midnight Friday, October 13th up to a total of $7,000. Annual Fund contributions can be made via PayPal on the Annual Fund page or by check payable to Countryside Elementary School PTO and left in the PTO mailbox at school.

Parent Party 2018!

This year’s parent party is Friday, October 19 at the Sheraton Needham Hotel. Details and a link to purchase tickets and volunteer at the event here!

Save at Modell’s and Help Countryside

Countryside receives 5% whenever you shop at Modell’s and show your coupon. Coupon is good from September 15th to October 18th. Click here for the coupon.

Get Involved!

Volunteers are currently needed for the following opportunities:

Walk to School Thursday Assistants: Contact Barry Elliott if you can volunteer on Thursday mornings in October to escort students to school and hand out prizes.

Parent Party Volunteers: The party planners are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of tasks from setting up and decorating to running the 50/50 raffle. Sign up here!

Winter Gear Swap Organizers: Countryside PTO organizes a yearly Winter Gear Swap of children’s coats, boots, snow pants, gloves, hats, mittens, and other winter gear. We need a parent or two to help organize this event. Interested in helping? Please email Adam Howes.

PTO Bulletin Board Artists: The PTO is looking for a parent to help with the PTO bulletin board inside the school. The board is updated monthly with seasonal themes for the students and staff to enjoy. Email Barbara Mauger if you can help!

4th Grade Art Contest Coordinator: We are looking for a parent to help organize the annual 4th grade art contest that takes place in the spring. The winning artwork is used for the cover of the directory and the Annual Fund brochure. Email Adam Howes if you’re interested.

See our committees and events page for other ways to be involved!

New to Countryside?

Check out our FAQ’s, learn about our PTO, or for questions contact us at webmaster@countrysidepto.org.

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