2018-2019 PTO Board

We have an almost FULL PTO board for the second year in a row. YAY! Having co-chairs and a larger board really helps spread out the workload and makes participating much easier. At Monday's PTO

meeting we'll be voting in our slate of Board members.

Here they are:

  • Presidents: Megan Tornello and Tara Zucker
  • 1st Vice President: Karen Tarbell
  • 2nd Vice President(s): OPEN  *
  • Treasurer: Shelly Behan and Alicia Berry
  • Secretary: Trista Caldwell and Dawnyell Torres
  • Volunteers: Laura Pederson and Sarah Manning

* What a fun group! You know you want to help out and see what the PTO board is all about. The Vice-President(s) will assist Megan and Tara with their responsibilities and hopefully assume the President position when Megan and Tara finish their term.  If you are interested in learning more about this position, please reach out to Megan or Tara.


Volunteer Appreciation Week!

Sandburg has the BEST Volunteers! All day long Sandburg is bustling with helpers - in the classrooms, office, library, lost and found, specials, field trips and as helpful adults on the playground during pick-up and drop-off. Several 100 of you turn out to support the kids during Field Day, the Halloween Parade, Class Performances, Choir Concerts and the Sandburg Auction. You attend PTO meetings, CSSAC meetings, the Fall Festival, Movie Nights, and Conferences.Many do things with no one noticing - sign-up geniuses, organizing luncheons for the teachers, shepherding kids to pictures and hearing and vision screening, cutting out box tops, collecting receipts, making auction projects, securing donations for the auction, bringing a treat to the office or a teacher, helping that kiddo who scraped their knee on the black top find a para, buying all the goodies for our class parties, depositing and keeping track of all the donations you generously donate to the school, helping with Jungle Ropes,  keeping up with all our emails, we can go on and on.

Whether it be a few minutes holding the front door open after the bell rings or organizing a year's worth of library volunteers - IT ALL MATTERS.

As tokens of our gratitude, we invite you to join us at one or BOTH of the gatherings this week for our volunteers. Wondering if you are a volunteer? The answer is YES! Don't be shy and join us.

  • This Monday, April 16 at 5:30 pm at the PTO/CSSAC meeting, the teachers and staff have some yummy treats for you after Superintendent Ewert's remarks. 
  • PTO is hosting a breakfast for our volunteers on Thursday, April 19 after drop-off. Join us for breakfast burritos and a special performance by the Sandburg choir. We'll have Santiago's breakfast burritos and other small bites in order to show our appreciation for all your hard work.  Please RSVP if you are able to attend and share it with friends.  We also understand if you can't RSVP until the last minute, we are flexible. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0b44a5ab22a3f85-rsvp

Again, our deepest thanks for all you do for Sandburg, the students, and our teachers and staff!

YOU are the glue that holds this community together. 

Auction Wrap Up

What an awesome auction we had on April 6! The amazing team of parents created such a fun night and raised over $48,000 for Sandburg. Thank you to all who attended, bid, donated, volunteered, made auction projects and everything else that went along with making the event a success. 

If you have questions or still need an item, please email sandburgpto@gmail.com



Important Dates

  • Monday, April 16: PTO & CSSAC with Superintendent Brian Ewert at 5:30 pm
  • Tuesday, April 17: Sandburg Out & About Night @ Garlic Knot
  • Thursday, April 19: Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast at 9:15 am in the Library
  • Thursday, April 26: 5th Grade Music Performance
  • Friday, April 27: Early Release and  Monday, April 30: NO SCHOOL
  • Tuesday, May 1: CSSAC Meeting at 5:30 pm
  • May 7 - 11: Teacher Appreciation Week *more info to come soon*
  • Wednesday, May 9: Spring Choir Concert
  • Friday, May 11: Field Day
  • Wednesday, May 19: PTO Meeting 6-8pm 

Always check the official Sandburg school calendar on the homepage if you have questions about what is happening.