Why Do We Fundraise & Volunteer?

Below is a list of items that the Woodward-Granger Elementary PTO provided during the 2015-2016 school year thanks to so many participating in our various events and fundraisers throughout the year:

Friday Folders

Back to School “Welcome Back Snack Attack” for teachers

Teacher allowance for classroom “extras” not covered by school budget

Coordination of homeroom parent & party volunteers

Student directory

Field trips for each grade level at no cost for students

Staff Appreciation Week – Luncheon & Daily Events

Staffing Scholastic Book Fairs – over 400 books added to classrooms!

Popcorn machine for Elementary & ELC Events

Technology upgrade including Google Chromebooks and iPads -$14,500

New books for the Guided Reading Program – $2000

New learning center items for Pre-School

WG Clothing orders

Meals for teaching staff during P/T conferences

Scholastic News for each grade level

Family Fun Nights:
Iowa Wild
Superbowl Bingo
Red Carpet Movie Night
Sock Hop


ELC Field Day Lemonade Stand

Reward trip to Pizza Ranch for Iowa Assessment student achievements

Ongoing communication to PTO parents & staff about upcoming events