• Oxbow Creek PTO

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

      Board Members

      • President: Dan Powers
        Vice President: Vanessa Foy
        Treasurer: Megan VanHouten
        Secretary: John Wippler
        Parent at Large: Adria Hardy

      Meeting Dates and Location

      • Parent Meetings held in the Oxbow Creek Media Center from 6:30 – 7:45 pm on the following dates:

        September 13, 2022 - Welcome
        October 27, 2022 - Talent Development
        November 10, 2022 - Math Night
        January 19, 2023 - Literacy Night
        March 28, 2023 - STEM Night
        April 11, 2023 - TBD
        May 11, 2023 - 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. 


        Anoka-Hennepin Parent Involvement, 2727 N Ferry St., Anoka, MN 55303
        Supervisor: Liz Burgard, elizabeth.burgard@ahschools.us
        Phone: 763-506-1282