PTO Committees

The whole family can come to play BINGO. Winners receive books.


Andrea Hoffart
Katie Olson

Scholastic Book sales held at school. Proceeds support books for students.

Anne Kalkowski,
  Wdale Librarian

General Mills box tops are collected and redeemed for cash.
Tara Odegaard

Involves finding and signing up companies and individuals to sponsor the app, then invoicing those sponsors and recognizing them in Willowdale communications.

Christie Hinton

 A free student directory app is updated in September with class lists and other important Willowdale and PTO information. Published book available upon request.Christie Hinton
Keri Luckritz
Jessica Mohr

An afterschool clean up of our Outdoor Learning Environment.

Louise Buelt

Celebration and dance held in the fall.
Sarah Hotz
​Angela Elgert
Lori Goedeker

The whole family is invited to the school to watch a movie, k-2 and 3-5 events.

Jeff and Tamara Swoboda

A celebration of for all of the Willowdale fifth grade students.

Heidi Daniels

Events include coffee and Kleenex for the first day of school, New Family Welcome Dinner (September), meals for the Willowdale staff during Parent/Teacher conferences (Oct/Feb),  Staff Appreciation week events in the spring, and the Staff End of the Year Luncheon (May).


Coffee & Kleenex
Margaux Pinkston
New Family Dinner

Andrea Hoffart

Staff Appreciation 
Jenn Hoff

HyVee receipts are collected and redeemed for cash.
Sarah Simonson

Turns your student’s artwork into great gifts and useful items.

Kassi McKenny
 Heather Elliott
Andrea Hoffart

Serves as liaison between the PTO Executive Committee and Head Room Parents for October.

Kayla Grove

Our back-to-school night get acquainted event, at which students meet their teachers and families learn about PTO and school opportunities.

Katie Olson
Andrea Hoffart


Selects the Spirit Wear for the school year and coordinates sales and delivery.

Sara Fochs
Creates sign-ups on the website "SignUp" for each committee's volunteer needs and sends emails from the Willowdale PTO with the SignUp information.  "Volunteer Spot"Karen Van Kuren
 Works with school staff to support family literacy through at-home reading challenges and events ~ One School One Book supportChristie Hinton
Sara Fochs

Manager, coordinates sales and distribution of yearbooks. Content person works with school tech person to gather pictures, formalizes theme and layout for Willowdale student yearbook.

Shauna Self 
Lisa Hatch
Cathy Greenwald