5901 Satchel Ford Road   •  Columbia, SC 29206  •  Phone: 803-738-7209  •  Fax: 803-738-7218
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Welcome to the Satchel Ford PTO Website
and the 2017 - 2018 School Year

What is the PTO?


The Satchel Ford PTO (Parent/Teacher Organization) is a nonprofit
organization dedicated to the following goals:

1.  to support and promote the educational programs at the school
2.  to work cooperatively with the community, educators, parents,
and children to enrich the educational standards of the school
3.  to assist in providing an educational climate that will enrich the
lives of the students


General School Information and Forms  |  President's Message


Reading Challenge


The Satchel Ford Spring Reading Challenge begins Tuesday, January 16!  Students will have 10 weeks to meet their grade level goal (on back).  On March 28 we will have a huge celebration for those who meet their goal. Click here for more information and to see the reading goals for each grade level. 


Family Literacy Night


Kindergarten, First and Second Grade

Storyteller, Valuable Parent Information, Snacks, and a Free Book

Tuesday, January 23

6:00-7:00 PM

Satchel Ford Cafeteria



Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a program for girls in grades 3-5.  The group meets twice a week.  During each meeting, there will be games, activities, discussion and running workouts designed to improve social, emotional and physical health. The season focuses on three main concepts:

1.       Self-awareness and self-care

2.       Selecting healthy relationships and keeping them healthy

3.       Connecting with and shaping the world around us.

The culminating activity is to complete a 5K on Saturday April 28!

Click here for more information.



Satchel Ford Sports Spectacular

Have a ball with your Satchel Ford friends!

The third annual Satchel Ford Sports Spectacular will take place on Friday, January 26 from 6-8 p.m. Pair up with your child for an evening of friendly competition, music, food and prizes. The event is open to all Satchel Ford students. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

The deadline has passed to pre-order event t-shirts, but you may still choose the $15 registration option which includes admission and food vouchers for two people. Forms and payment must be received in the front office no later than Monday, January 22. Tickets will not be sold at the door.


The order form may be found here.


Any questions? Contact event co-chairs Adriane Radeker (Adriane.radeker@yahoo.com) or Kelly Foster (kfoster19@gmail.com)


VIP Day

VIP Day is Friday, January 26! Your student's VIP is invited to visit with them in their classroom and meet their teacher. Click here for the schedule and a printable invitation. 


A.C. Flora Cluster Carnival

Join us for an evening of fun evening of food, games and prizes at the old A.C. Flora gymnasium Thursday, January 25, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Click here for more information. 


PTO Membership

Now you can join the Satchel Ford PTO online! Click here to fill out your membership form. 


Satchel Ford Merchandise

Do you want some great Satchel Ford merchandise for your children and yourself? You can now order online and your order will be delivered to your child in his or her classroom! Click here to fill out the easy order form. 


Upcoming Events
1/23: Family Literacy Night (K-2nd)
1/25: A.C. Flora Cluster Carnival (5:30-7:30)
1/26: VIP Day
1/26: Sports Spectacular
1/30: Marco's Pizza Night
2/7: PDQ Night (4-9 p.m.)
2/9: Kindergarten Orientation (9 a.m.)
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