Cold Spring/Swift River  Parent Teacher Organization

2019-20 Regular Meeting Dates

Meetings will be held at 6:15pm at the Swift River Elementary School Library.  All are welcome!


  • Sept. 18, 2019 - Beginning of year meet & greet! Come together for an informal opening meeting. Come to the kickoff meeting to start the PTO with energy for 2019-20! We welcome new faces - mothers, fathers, and caretakers of children in the Cold Spring and Swift River Schools as well as teacher, staff and administrators! Come, meet others and weigh in on this year's plans! Free childcare at this meeting.
  • Oct. 17, 2019 - Free childcare at this meeting.
  • Nov. 13, 2019
  • Dec. 12, 2019
  • Jan. 15, 2020
  • Feb. 13, 2020
  • Mar. 18, 2020
  • Apr. 16, 2020
  • May 13, 2020
  • June 11, 2020


Fall Events & Initiatives

  •  Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 - "Play Date with the Principal"  Organized by Co-President: Emily Bambacus,

          - 9 am at Cold Spring School 
          - 10:30am at Swift River Elementary Playground

  • Fall Teacher and Staff Welcome/Appreciation - Organized by Anja Potter,
  • Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 - Open House at Swift River Elementary  -  PTO Table,  5-6:30pm
  • September Raffle Fundraiser (We are seeking an organizer/co-organizers for this fundraiser!  Would you like to get involved?) - Currently being organized by Co-President: Ashley O'Connor,
  • Sept. 18, 2019 PTO meeting
  • Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, 3:30-9pm - PTO 10% Fundraising Night at Texas Roadhouse Restaurant - Organized by Karen Miller,
    Eat at the Hadley location (280 Russell Street) and Texas Roadhouse will donate 10% of your total food purchases to Cold Spring & Swift River PTO!
  • Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 - Open House at Cold Spring School, PTO Table
  • Oct. 17, 2019 PTO Meeting - Free childcare at this meeting.
  • Nov. 13, 2019 PTO Meeting
  • Boon Supply (formerlyMixed Bags) Fundraiser - Check out all the awesome holiday gift ideas!  Organized by Co-President: Ashley O'Connor,



  • Dec. 12, 2019 PTO Meeting
  • Jan. 15, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • Restock Contest (We make a competition between classrooms for the most donations of essential classroom supplies, pencils, tissues, etc)
  • Feb. 13, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • Mar. 12, 2020 (Thursday)
    Cold Spring and Swift River Art Night 
    Each school welcomes students and their families to come for a wonderful community Art Night.  Celebrate the arts program by touring the school and viewing all the different projects the children have been working to create.  You may choose to make a donation to the Art Program and purchase a "SOLD" sticker to place on your child's art work.  All donations go directly to support the art programs at each school.  Donations not required to attend.  Visit SRE from 5:30-6:30pm. Visit CSS from 6:30-7:30pm.  (Volunteers needed to help collect donations.)

  • Mar. 18, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • Apr. 16, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • May 13, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • Ice Cream Social Family Fun Night
  • June 11, 2020 PTO Meeting
  • Field Day (spring) - (Volunteers needed to support staff to help kids through each station and staff the water table)
  • Teacher, Staff & Bus Driver Appreciation - Organized by Andrea Boyko


Winter/Spring Fundraisers

  • Walk-A-Thon (We are seeking an organizer/co-organizers for this event!  Would you like to get involved?

Dates TBD -- Family Fun NIGHTS are held throughout the year (Movie Nights, BINGO, etc) (We are seeking an organizer/co-organizers!  Would you like to get involved?)