Who we are:

The PTO (Parent-Teacher Organization) is an important part of many American schools in the United States and overseas. It is the primary volunteer group of parents that works with teachers and the school's administration to help provide the best learning and social environment possible for our children.

AOSR has carried on the tradition of having an active and vibrant PTO throughout its 72 year old history.

"Our main purpose is to provide an opportunity for parents to get involved in supporting school-wide events and activities. We work together, along with teachers and the school’s administration to provide support for student programs, social activities and fundraising events. The PTO designs its activities and events to enhance the educational experience of all our students. We invite you to join us as we work together to enrich the education of our students and strengthen the connection between school and home. We depend on you to volunteer and make these events a success."

Please write to PTO@aosr.org with questions or for more information about how you can get involved!

PTO Events

What we do

MayFair

 

MayFair is an annual school wide spring celebration and fundraiser which will be held at the end of May 23rd 2020 from 11 AM-4 PM (date TBD). Much of the proceeds from the event go into the PTO Inspiration Fund (check out more details below!) and the rest go back into helping provide support to the various AOSR activities, events, and fundraising projects.

Last year, there was live music by the Corvettes, a variety of international food tables, entertainment and games, and a raffle which included the following prizes:

12” MacBook
Citizen Watch
Parker Pen
iPad
Apple Watch
Wine Basket
3-Faber Castell Pens
2-Dinner for 2 Bastoncini D’Oro
2-Dinner for 4 Bastoncini D’Oro
Orchid Plants
Private Session of Pilates in Trastevere
Wash, Cut and Blowout in your home by professional hairstylist
Made in Italy Cashmere Scarf
Gaming and Phone Gadgets Basket
Spa Basket
Snack Attack Basket
Made in Italy Basket
Outdoor Fun Basket
Chocolate Lover Basket
Aperitivo Basket
American Goodies Basket
Piggy Bank filled with CASH!
 

Join us this year for more fun, and to kick off the summer together!

PTO Boutique

The PTO Boutique is a donation and consignment based shop, where students, parents, and the entire community can contribute or purchase items. The PTO accepts gently used goods including, but not limited to:

  • Children's clothing and shoes
  • Teen clothing and shoes
  • Men and women's clothing and shoes
  • Children's games and toys
  • Sportswear & sporting gear
  • Logowear
  • Household items

If you would like to consign items, you are welcome to download the consignment form to fill out before coming in.

Booster Bar

The PTO Booster Bar is held on most Friday afternoons after school from 2:45-16:30 pm. The Booster Bar sells a variety of food, including hot dogs, hamburgers & veggie burgers, snacks, and drinks. The Booster Bar is held at the counter in front of the gym, and it's purpose is to raise money for school clubs, sports' teams, and other groups while bringing spirit and good food to campus. The Booster Bar is often run before sports events, and will be posted on the school calendar and PTO calendar.

Falcon Sports Council

The Falcon Sports Council helps fund athletic gear for student athletes throughout the year by hosting concession stands. They also support visiting teams with meals (like our recent delicious pancake feed!) and snacks.

Logowear

PTO offers a wide range of amazing logowear! This is sold at special sales throughout the year, but can also be found in the PTO Boutique on Tuesdays from 9:30-13 and Fridays from 14-16:30.

Table or Treat

Table or Treat is a special event for our community in October. AOSR parents come to together to decorate tables outside each ES grade level- each table is decorated with a fun, whimsical spooky theme. This takes place at the end of the school day to allow for all ES students an opportunity to ’trick or treat’ and receive lots of yummy goodies. After school, the PTO hosts a Booster Bar for families to enjoy and continue to celebrate the AOSR community.

How we make a difference in the community

Inspiration Fund

The Inspiration Fund allows teachers to invest in specific projects they feel will have a lasting impact on their students and the AOSR community. In the past, funds have gone to new equipment for the playground, and this school year, proceeds from the Inspiration Fund went towards a Shakespeare workshop. The PTO is working on using some of those funds for a special author visit in the springtime (details to come soon!).

Student Grants

Funds are granted by the PTO to students groups such as MUN, GIN, and many others to support their projects and initiatives.

This school year, the PTO are funding 16 students from MUN to attend a conference in the Netherlands, and a group of GIN students to attend a conference in Luxembourg.

Falcon Sports Council

The Falcon Sports Council help fund athletic gear for student athletes throughout the year by hosting concession stands. They also support visiting teams with meals (like our recent delicious pancake feed!) and snacks.