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Monthly Meetings


PTO meetings take place once a month at 6:00 pm at the elementary school in Room 7. When you enter the front doors, take the left hallway and room 7 is all the way at the end. All parents and teachers of the elementary and high school are welcome to attend. At each meeting, we vote on any fund requests made by the teachers of both the high school and elementary school. We also discuss new initiatives, field trips, fundraisers, community events, etc. Please come join us.
 2016-2017 Meetings:
September 21
October 19
November 16
December 21
January 18
Februrary 15
March 15
April 11 (Tuesday)
May 17
June 21
PTO    Events

PTO Carnival
Refreshments in the Elementary School cafeteria and games in the gymnasium.
Volunteers are needed for the planning of the event, contacting participants and running the games.  Planning usually starts in January.
Event is held on March 24, 2017.

Breakfast with the Principal
Bi-Monthly invitation only event where students are honored as part of the Character Education Program. 

Breakfast is provided for students and family members.

Open House(s)

High School and Elementary Schools. Refreshments are provided to families while they attend the open houses.

Family Movie Night(s)

Held at the Elementary School in the gymnasium. Bring your sleeping bag and pillow, and come in your pajamas to enjoy a family movie. Dates TBA.

Kids Korner Holiday Shop

Elementar School event where students purchase gifts for family and friends at holiday time. A favorite of the kids! Shopping dates are 11/30 - 12/02/16. *Volunteers are needed for this event to help students shop and to help wrap and label their gifts. More info. will be sent home in November.

Scouts Pumpkin Launch

The local scouts are bringing back our community Pumpkin Launch event for 2016. PTO will offer a bake sale at the event.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
from 10 am - 2 pm.
PTO Fundraisers
"Believe Kids" Fundraiser
Various gift items to purchase for yourself, family and friends. 

Runs October 6 - October 17, 2016.

Price Chopper's Tools for Schools
School number is 16590
Sign up on line or return a form.
Use your advantage card and earn points for the school to select items of their choice. 
Box top$ for Education
PTO sponsors a contest in Oct. and March. 
Boxtops can be found on many grocery store items. For more details go to www.boxtops.com
The PTO receives 10¢ per boxtop. This year, the Boxtops for education money will go into the general fund to pay for many of the items that the PTO funds yearly. There are box top containers located at several local McGraw and Cortland community buildings and businesses. Please consider dropping off your box tops at one of those locations. (Enders Pizza, Bill Bros. (both locations), Chinese restaurant, Churches, Community Buildings, Senior Center, etc.)

Coffee Mania products
New for Spring 2017. Students can raise money for the school by selling coffee products from a favorite local community business, Coffee Mania.

Runs April 7 - April 24, 2017.

McGraw School &
Community Cookbook

2nd edition cookbook being put together for 2017-2018 school year. Will consist of recipes submitted by parents, faculty, staff, and community members.
-Cookbook Order Form to reserve your copy http://www.mcgrawschools.org/tfiles/folder1158/CookbookOrderForm.pdf   

-Collection Form (printable version & mail to PTO)

-Collection Form
(fillable version to save and email to pto@mcgrawschools.org)  

Other School Fundraisers
The following fundraisers do not go to PTO. However they do go into the student activity funds at both schools for principals to use for school events/activities.
~ Ink Cartridges ~ Tyson Project A+ ~ Tops Plastic Grocery bags ~   Cell Phones ~
Take Charge of Education
For information go to
Designate either McGraw Elementary or McGraw High School

Melinda McCool , Superintendent
McGraw School District
10 West Academy Street
McGraw, NY 13101

Phone: 607-836-3636


Elementary School
Susan Prince, Principal
50 West Academy Street
McGraw NY 13101
Phone: 607-836-3650

High School
Mark Dimorier, Principal
10 West Academy Street
McGraw NY 13101
Phone: 607-836-3601