5901 Satchel Ford Road   •  Columbia, SC 29206  •  Phone: 803-738-7209  •  Fax: 803-738-7218

Welcome to the Satchel Ford PTO Website
and the 2018 - 2019 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

Sports Specatcular

Friday, April 26 from 6-8 p.m.

SWING in and have a BALL with your Satchel Ford friends!

Enjoy a video game truck, basketball, football, and other sporting games along with an obstacle course and other fun activities. 

Food and drinks will also be available for purchase if you work up an appetite!

Don’t STRIKE out!!  Sports Pack available by pre-order only!

Sports Pack includes: 2 entry passes and youth t-shirt 

Return bottom portion of form no later than Monday, April 22

Spring Break Reading Challenge

To complete this challenge you have to read five nights of your spring break! If you do this, you will receive a FREE Fireflies ticket to the May 31 game at 7:05!

• Logs are due the day we return from Spring Break (April 22) and ticket redemption forms will be sent home that day.

 • Parents MUST fill out and MAIL OFF the forms by Wednesday, April 24 to the Fireflies:

Fireflies Reading Program

1640 Freed Street

Columbia, SC 29201

• Students get a free ticket, but must be accompanied by an adult. Adult tickets are $9 each. Parents are responsible for adult ticket purchases!

Click here to download and print the reading challenge form.

5th Grade Neon Dance

Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Coach Norris! 2018-19 Satchel Ford Teacher of the Year!

Yearbook Preorders

Yearbook preorders are being taken now. Visit Lifetouch to place your order. Yearbooks are $20 each. The Satchel Ford code is 5463019. 

Watch Dogs

Calling All Men of the Satchel Ford Family!

“In support of our School Improvement Council's goals for improved student climate and efforts to combat bullying in our school, the Watch D.O.G.S. program has come into fruition in an effort to increase a male presence on campus during the school day.” - Kevin J. Hasinger, Ed.S., Principal
Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) is an exciting national program that has been implemented in our school this year! We have been very encouraged at the success thus far. We have 31 school days still available and we need YOU! Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) are fathers and father-figures including step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, cousins, etc. that agree to simply be a presence on campus during the school day. You are encouraged to sign-up for one day of service HERE!

Click HERE for more information about this national program!

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
4/15-19: Spring Break
4/22: Earth Day
4/24: Administrative Professionals Day
4/26: Sports Spectacular
4/30: Marco's Pizza Night
5/6-10: Teacher Appreciation Week
4/8: Urban Cookhouse Family Night
9/14: PTO Board Meeting (1:00 p.m.)
9/15: Spirit Day/Box Tops Store
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