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 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


Magical Masquerade Ball



Please join us for the Brave Arts Daddy-Daughter Dance! Grandfathers, uncles, brothers, or moms are welcome. Just bring your special friend and we have a Magical Masquerade Ball in store! Order forms for tickets and corsages will be coming home at the end of January. This special evening is a fundraiser for the Brave Arts committee.


Boosterthon



SAVE THE DATE!

March 7

Hello Satchel Ford Parents! It’s time for the PTO’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Boosterthon. Last year Satchel Ford profited over $30,000, thanks to all of your hard work and dedication to our school! Last year’s profit was used to fund a certified math tutor. The teachers and students are super excited for Boosterthon to get underway again. The theme this year is Mind Spark, a mystery theme that combines S.T.E.A.M. Skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math) with character building. Mark your calendars and get ready to support Satchel Ford’s biggest fundraiser! We couldn’t be the amazing school that we are without our awesome families, students, teachers and administration. All of your support is greatly appreciated!





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
2/18: Student Holiday
2/19: General PTO Meeting and 1st Grade Performance
2/21: Baskin Robbins Night
2/22: Magical Masquerade Ball
2/26: Marco's Night
2/26: Boosterthon Pep Rally
3/8: Make-Up Day - Early Release (12 p.m.)
3/12: PTO Board Meeting (1:00 p.m.)
3/13: Urban Cookhouse Family Night
3/7: Boosterthon Fun Run
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