Onaway PTO

Upcoming Events

Onaway Olympics—Week of September 25-29

Onaway’s one and only fundraiser for the year. Interested in helping with this year’s Olympics? Contact: Suzanne Taigen, 216.978.6518 or Ellen Russell Genger, 216.409.7588.

This fundraiser along with generous donations, both monetary and of time and effort provide meaningful support for each and every Onaway student through the many trips, programs, and items listed here and many others not listed here.

We are looking forward to continued success and a great 2017-2018 school year.

  • Kindergarten field trip to Lake Farm Park
  • First grade field trip to and tour of Terminal Tour
  • Second grade field trip to and tour of Van Aken Development
  • Third grade field trip to Lakeview Cemetery
  • Artist in Residence program for all K-4 students
  • Support for COSI program through Shaker Schools Foundation grant
  • Purchase of 12 IPad keyboards/cases and a charging cart
  • Fourth grade Just Around the Corner program
  • Purchase of learning tools for Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms
  • Support for Garden Club
  • Support for Chess Club
  • Onaway Little Theater
  • Fall Family Picnic
  • Spring Carnival
  • Fourth grade Memory Books
  • Books for every classroom from proceeds of the Book Fair
  • A book for every student on his/her birthday
Kindergarten Planting—September

Assist with planting flower bulbs with each of the kindergarten classes. Contact: Bridget McCarthy, b.a.mccarthy@hotmail.com, 440.258.4554 or Rod Rezaee and Sara Schiavoni, smschiavoni@gmail.com, 216.926.5657

Pumpkinfest—October 7

Fall festival on a Saturday morning. Contact: Amy Rosneck, calhoua@hotmail.com, 216.513.8029

Fall Book Fair—October 16-20

Help with one of the largest fundraisers of the year! Coordinate with Scholastic and volunteers for the week long event. Assist children in selecting age-appropriate books after school and during conferences. Contact: Karen Tien, kjtien@gmail.com, 440.221.3878 or Amy Bouthilet, amybyram@gmail.com, 773.454.6136

Fall Movie NightOctober 20

Help plan and host a night at the movies on the Onaway front lawn. Contact: Courtney Ricchetti, courtney.ricchetti@gmail.com, 216.233.9629

Onaway PTO Officers for 2017-18

Co-Presidents: Susan Armstrong, Lori Young
Co-1st Vice Presidents: Abby England, Carisa Tilton
Co-Vice Presidents, Communication: Courtney Ricchetti, Felicia Smith
Co-Vice Presidents, Educational Enrichment: Paige Brown, Bill Buehl-Reichard, Sarah Miller
Co-Vice Presidents, Financial Management: Amy Bouthilet, Rajani Tendulkar
Co-Vice Presidents, Outreach: Stacey Hren, Angie Owen
Co-Vice Presidents, Parent Education & Advocacy: Bridget McCarthy, Aarti Vakharia
Co-Secretaries: Beth Bailey, Kelly Taylor
Treasurer: Sara Schiavoni
Asst Treasurer: Carrie Boland
Co-Nomination Chairs: Ellen Russell Genger, Suzanne Taigen
View the full Onaway PTO Roster, including chairs for specific events, educational enrichment and outreach activities. 

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