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 2019 - 2020 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


Young Artists Workshop

Do you love art? Are you between the ages of 5 and 18 years old?
Sign up for the YOUNG ARTIST’S WORKSHOP today!
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The following classes will be offered during the fall semester,
starting Friday, September 27, 2019:
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 7-8 years: Drawing, Painting, and Bookmaking
Ages 9-10 years: Drawing, Painting, and Fiber Arts
 
Ages 11-12 years: Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media
Ages 13-18 years: Drawing, Printmaking, and Mixed Media
Do you love art? Are you between the ages of 5 and 18 years old?
Sign up for the YOUNG ARTIST’S WORKSHOP today!

The following classes will be offered during the fall semester,
starting Friday, September 27, 2019:
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 7-8 years: Drawing, Painting, and Bookmaking
Ages 9-10 years: Drawing, Painting, and Fiber Arts
 
Ages 11-12 years: Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media
Ages 13-18 years: Drawing, Printmaking, and Mixed Media
Do you love art? Are you between the ages of 5 and 18 years old?
Sign up for the YOUNG ARTIST’S WORKSHOP today!

The following classes will be offered during the fall semester,
starting Friday, September 27, 2019:
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 7-8 years: Drawing, Painting, and Bookmaking
Ages 9-10 years: Drawing, Painting, and Fiber Arts
 
Ages 11-12 years: Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media
Ages 13-18 years: Drawing, Printmaking, and Mixed Media
Do you love art? Are you between the ages of 5 and 18 years old?
Sign up for the YOUNG ARTIST’S WORKSHOP today!

The following classes will be offered during the fall semester, starting Friday, September 27, 2019:

Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 5-6 years: Drawing, Painting, and More
Ages 7-8 years:  Drawing, Painting, and Bookmaking
Ages 9-10 years:  Drawing, Painting, and Fiber Arts
Ages 11-12 years: Drawing, Painting, and Mixed Media
Ages 13-18 years:  Drawing, Printmaking, and Mixed Media

Download the flyer and application form for more information. 


Conservation Poster Contest

2020 Conservation Poster Contest Promotes Pollinator Conservation

The 2020 Youth Conservation Poster Contest, open to all Richland County K-12 students, invites students to combine artistic skills with scientific knowledge to illustrate the theme "Where would we BEE without pollinators?" Entries are due by April 10, 2020. 

Rules

  • Posters must be 14"x22"
  • The contest theme ("Where would we BEE without pollinators?") must be on the front of the poster
  • Attach a signed entry form to the back of the poster
  • Student and school names should not appear on the front of the poster
  • Any media may be used to create a 2D (flat) effect, including paint, marker, ink, crayon, charcoal, colored pencil, stickers, collage, wallpaper, magazines, photos, digitally-designed graphics, and flat objects found in nature
  • Posters should remain flat when sent for judging
  • Posters must be the work of an individual student (no team entries)
  • Entries should be the contestants' original creations and may not be traced from photos or other artists' works

If interested, please go to the richlandcountysc.gov website for more information.



Marco's Pizza Contest Winner!

Satchel Ford placed 5th in the Marco's Pizza contest and was awarded $1,000! Thank you for your support of Satchel Ford!


Teacher of the Year

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




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
9/24: Marco's Night
10/1: Fall Picture Day
10/2: Pelican's SnoBalls Night
10/8: PTO Board Meeting (1pm)
10/16: Brave Arts Ornament Sale Begins
10/17: Spirit Day/Box Tops Store
  

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