PTO Info

Welcome to the
Davidsonville Elementary School PTO!

PTOkeepcalmThe DES PTO is open to all parents with students attending Davidsonville Elementary School. You will be receiving a letter in your Welcome Package at Sneak A Peek to register for membership and list your family in the PTO Directory.

The PTO supports many programs and clubs (see list here), but another purpose is to support our students and staff by providing communication for everyone to stay informed about what is going on at school and in our community. We have created this website to help all of us to locate information more easily. We also provide weekly PTO Gator Blast e-mails for all parents to keep their calendars up to date. There is sometimes a mid-week Gator Blast e-mail to provide information on more of what’s coming up, deadlines, and events. You will occasionally also receive hand outs in your students’ Wednesday Take Home folders. All of these efforts promote communication between families and staff within the DES community. Please help support Davidsonville Elementary School’s PTO with your membership, your time, and your attention.

Davidsonville Elementary PTO is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization

How to Support Davidsonville Elementary School

  • Fill out your membership form and send back to school with check made out to DES PTO. Or new for 2018, you can join online using PayPal for payment. Our goal is 100% PARTICIPATION. It’s easy, it’s possible, and it benefits the kids.
  • Fill out the PTO Directory information so that other families can connect with you. Please follow the deadlines and try to turn it in as soon as possible.
  • Come to our Volunteer Orientation event in the early fall to see what jobs are available, meet some current members, and learn a bit more about our committees and how it all works on a daily basis.
  • Read your weekly PTO e-mails and/or visit the despto.org website regularly to stay current on information and deadlines.
  • Support the fundraisers that happen throughout the year. There is truly something for everyone. The PTO has recently focused on reducing the total number of fundraisers to lighten the load on families. We would love to direct our energies to fun family events and creating a close sense of community at DES.
  • Friends & Family can support Davidsonville Elementary by clicking here to enrich the educational experience of each child by making a tax-deductible donation to the Friends & Family Campaign.
  • Business leaders can support Davidsonville Elementary by clicking here for more information how your company can become a Business Sponsor.

PTO Membership Directory

The PTO publishes an annual directory, which is FREE to all families who register for PTO Membership. It really comes in handy when your children want to contact their school friends outside of the classroom. Or when they forget their homework and you need to contact another parent with a student in their class. There are many reasons this directory is a good thing.

DES PTO E-Mail Gator Blast

The PTO distributes important weekly e-mails full of information and schedules. To receive this e-mail, please provide the best e-mail when registering your information for PTO Membership. Throughout the year, you will also be alerted to last minute schedule changes and late-breaking school news via these e-mails. It may be the best way to insure that you stay informed (except for this website, and maybe our Facebook feed.)

Please join the best PTO in Maryland!

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Contact Us

  This is the Davidsonville Elementary School PTO Board member roster for the 2018-2019 school year. President – Carrie Groff Click to send an e-mail Vice President  Volunteer Coordinator – Jenn Keefer Click to send an e-mail Vice President Communications – Christina Feindt Click to send an e-mail Vice President Fundraising – Melissa Robinson Click to send an e-mail …

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DES PTO Mission Statement

a) To enhance the educational opportunities and facilities for the students, teachers and staff of Davidsonville Elementary School which are not otherwise provided for in the school corporation budgets. b) To promote the relationships between students, teachers, staff and parents. c) To promote the welfare of children in the home, school, and the community.

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DES PTO Project List

There are so many one-time projects and ongoing programs that are or have been supported by the fundraising efforts of the DES PTO. Here is just a sample of some of them. In 2018-2019: Planning to purchase even more new Chromebooks for the school Cultural Arts Programs We’re looking at buying water fountains with a …

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Protected: DES PTO Student Directory 2017/2018

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Gator Blast E-mail Archive

Here are past issues of the Gator Blast from 2018/19 school year: The month of October, 2018 The month of September, 2018 Here are past issues of the Gator Blast from 2017/18 school year: The month of June, 2018 The month of May, 2018 The month of April, 2018 The month of March, 2018 The …

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How to Join

Welcome to DES! And welcome to the annual PTO Membership Drive. We have a goal of 100% participation in the Davidsonville Elementary School PTO. That means that we would love to see EVERY family join. Your PTO does so very much for the school. You can read more about it on this website under PTO …

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PTO Forms & Guidelines

DES PTO Constitution DES PTO Bylaws DES PTO Treasurer Procedures 2018/2019 DES PTO Deposit Form PTO Check Request Forms  

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Protected: PTO School Directory 2015/16

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Sign up for the Gator Blast

If you’d like to sign up for the e-mail version of the weekly Gator Blast E-mail, you can either e-mail us with your information, or you can fill out the form below and submit it online. Click to send an e-mail  

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The latest Gator Blast

DES PTO Gator Blast Week of October 15-19, 2018 Early dismissal on Wednesday Coming Up This Week: Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 15-16: Drownproofing program for 5th graders Monday, Oct. 15: Mixed Bag fundraiser orders due Monday, Oct. 15: Online AACPS Magnet program application window opens Tuesday, Oct. 16: Middle School IB program info. night at Annapolis Middle, …

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