Lawton PTO Information


We strive to bring in close relation the home and the school, that parents and teachers may cooperate intelligently in the education of children and youth with community involvement.

  • Meetings
    • Once per month
    • 1st Tuesday of each month in the Elementary School Library
    • 6:30 p.m.
    • All are welcome, come as you are
    • Agenda includes financial report, board meeting notes, teacher requests, planning for any events, etc.
  • Fundraisers
    • Lawton Elementary Blue Devil Dash~ please follow this link to learn more about this fun event.
    • Box Tops For Education ~ There is a collection bin in the lobby of the elementary adjacent to the office. Collected Box Tops earn the elementary $.10 per top collected. They are found on many of the every day products you may use. Lists are available below:
    • Goodsearch.com ~ It's easy to participate - If you do any shopping on line or search the internet you can help earn $$$ for our school! Just log onto the Goodsearch website and make it your home page, select Lawton Elementary (MI) as your non-profit to collect money for, and each time you do an internet search you earn money for school.
    • Goodshop.com ~ If you do any on lin shopping and purchase thru this site they will offer coupons as well as make an average donation of 3 - 4% of your total spent towards the school. Log on to see a full list of participating stores (over 1,000).
    • Schwan's Cares Program ~ Create your online order, right from our campaign page, or order by phone at 1-855-870-7208.This includes existing Schwan's customers on a designated delivery route. Products are delivered directly to your home at the time specified at checkout. The method of payment may be changed at the door - check, cash, EBT, credit or debit cards are accepted. If you're not home, Schwans will leave the items in a protected freezer bag at no extra cost. Supporters shop at Schwans.com and get to enjoy over 350 easy to prepare frozen foods, and the Elementary earns 20% of the orders total purchase during the 45-day campaign and 5% the rest of the year! During the campaign, supporters can also buy a $25 eGift Card and the elementary will receive 40%.
    • SpartanNash Program ~ Send in your D&W of Family Fare (other participating stores) receipts, when our school collects receipts adding up to $150,000 Lawton Elementary will receive $1,000.
  • Support
    • PTO utilizes fund to help support the school and students with:
      • Carnival in the spring for all elementary students and younger siblings
        • Snow cones, popcorn
        • Inflatables, hayride
        • Dunk tank, Smokehouse, Rock wall & Photo booth (various years).
      • Teacher needs
        • Large rug for students for Kindergarten class.
        • Kidney shaped learning table for 3rd grade room.
        • Learning pads for testing / teaching for classes.
        • New chairs for learning lab.
      • Others
        • After prom bash funds
        • Kalamazoo Symphony
        • I-Pads, Apple TV's, Covers, Keyboards, and support materials
        • Playground equipment
        • Field Trips
        • Emergency Radios
        • Playground Bullhorns
        • Incentive Days
        • T-Shirts (Annually)
        • Adding new books to the library (replacing a grant previously received from the Rotary)
        • Updating classroom libraries with new books.