Below is a list of PTO activities and events at Lake Marion. We are so thankful for our wonderful chair-people who coordinate all of these events on behalf of our students and staff.

 (If interested in helping out with these events, please check out our Volunteer section for more information)

Event/Activity and Chairperson(s)


Activity Day Celebration of the end of school with outside games and food. Requires many volunteers.
Bingo and Baskets  Coordinates the collection of donations for Bingo Night baskets and assembles baskets for the raffle.
Culver’s Community Night
Works with Culver’s to secure monthly fundraising events.
Fall Open House Welcome back to school! The PTO Board is present to answer any and all questions about our organization.
Fifth Grade Fundraisers 5th Grade parents coordinate the fundraisers necessary to send the 5th grade class to camp in the spring.
Lead Classroom Coordinators Lead coordinators work with individual room coordinators to answer any questions about room parties. Room coordinators plan and host parties for each classroom.
Memory Book/Yearbook Takes photos and works with software program to produce the yearbook.
Picture Day Coordinator
Coordinates volunteers to help prepare students for pictures.
6-7 volunteers needed for Fall and Spring pictures.
Promotional Fundraising Coordinate, promote, and tally the redemption of Box Tops, Labels2Learn, etc.
PTO Help Days
Work in a group setting at school preparing teacher materials. Occurs 3 times a year.
Reading Regatta Promote and organize school-wide reading event during “I Love to Read” month in February.
Scholastic Book Fair
Organizes 3 book fairs throughout the school year. Works closely with Scholastic representative. Many volunteers needed at each book fair.
School Supply Program
Coordinates teacher supply lists, liason with Target, and arranges for distribution of supplies.
Spirit Week/Food Drive
Help promote LME spirit throughout the school year. Volunteers will be needed to help pop popcorn and distribute to the classrooms.
Spirit Wear Coordinates spirit wear sales.
Square 1 Art Square 1 Art is a fundraising project that helps fund additional art programs and supplies for Lake Marion Elementary. The students create art projects, that are then available for families to purchase.
Staff Appreciation Breakfast
Coordinator works with volunteers to plan breakfast for staff.
Staff Appreciation Week
Coordinate daily events to show appreciation for LME staff.
Student Directory Gathers family information and enters data. Prints and distributes the school directory.
 Walk-a-thon Organize and plan an all-school walk-a-thon to take place during school day. This is our largest fundraiser. Your generous donations help fund the majority of the PTO’s projects.

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