• Oxbow Creek PTO

    The Oxbow Creek Parent/Teacher Organization (PTO) exists:

    To promote communication and cooperation between parents/guardians and school staff.

    To provide assistance to the school in a variety of ways, including volunteer service, fundraising for educational enrichment, developing and promoting safe, community-building programming, and coordinating events throughout the year to express appreciation and recognize achievement within the school.

    To maintain an effective communication system for the dissemination of information between the greater community, the school, and the parents/guardians.

    To collaborate with educators and the general public to advance the physical, social, and academic education of every child in our school and community, to the highest advantage.

    To expand and enhance Talent Development Programming for all students, students with specific inter

      Board Members

      • President: Dan Powers
        President Elect: Sarah Gatica
        Treasurer: Megan VanHouten
        Secretary: Acacia Sieling
        Members-at-Large: Jenni Bremer, Mara Niedermayer, Jessica Ploehn

      Meeting Dates and Location

      • All meetings are held at Oxbow Creek Elementary in the Media Center, unless otherwise stated, from 6:30-7:45pm.

        September 19, 2023 (Tech Night)
        October 26, 2023 (Talent Development Informational)
        November 16, 2023 (Math Night / Scooter World)
        January 18, 2024 (Literacy Night)
        March 28, 2024 (STEM Night)
        April 9, 2024 (TBD)

      • PTOs, booster clubs and nonprofits

        Anoka-Hennepin Parent Involvement provides helpful management information to parent-teacher organizations (PTOs), advisory councils, partnership teams, booster clubs and other nonprofit organizations that help students. 

        Topics include:
        • Leadership
        • Establishing non-profit organization (501c3) status
        • Non-profit organization and volunteer management
        • Financial and organizational management
        • Recruitment and retention of members
        • Partnership practices and networking
         
        Services include:
        • Consultations - Parent Involvement provides one-on-one or small group consultations regarding most topics related to managing parent organizations. 
        • Document retention - Parent Involvement will keep duplicates of crucial documents on file for district parent organizations (PTOs, PTAs, home and school associations, and booster clubs).
        • Leadership workshops & Special Events - are offered on a periodic basis. Topics typically covered include member recruitment and retention, publicity, communications, tips for treasurers and obtaining or maintaining (501c3) nonprofit status with the IRS. Visit the PTO and booster club workshop page to register for free trainings.
        • Partnership refresher - An annual training and networking event for members of Anoka-Hennepin's Partnership Teams is facilitated by Parent Involvement. This event assists teams in fulfilling their self-directed goals to boost student achievement and help schools in other ways. 
         
        To check out or browse book titles on all aspects of nonprofit management, visit the Anoka-Hennepin Parent Resource Center
        Use Library Name: AHPRC
        No Password is required. 
         

        Contact

         
        Anoka-Hennepin Parent Involvement, 2727 N Ferry St., Anoka, MN 55303
        parentinvolvement@ahschools.us
        Phone: 763-506-1278