Order Norwalk Apparel Today

The holidays are upon us and the Norwalk PTO is excited to share our new apparel site with you for this year! There are MANY great options with different logos and color choices. All orders will be completed online again this year. The deadline to order is noon on Tuesday, Nov. 20. No orders will be accepted after that date/time.

NEW THIS YEAR – you can choose to either pick up at Lakewood Elementary from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 OR for an additional fee, if you live within the Norwalk School District, you can choose to have the Norwalk PTO deliver the apparel to your home (Note: there will not be a delivery option for those living outside of the Norwalk School District).

Examples of apparel:
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To order, please go to: http://stores.nulinepromotions.com/norwalk_apparel

If you have any questions specific to the apparel items, please contact Monica at Nuline Promotions,monica@nulinepromotions.com.  Any other questions can be directed to Michelle Hines, Norwalk PTO Co-Vice President,michelle.e.hines@msn.com.

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Fun Night


Date: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018

Location: Lakewood Elementary


  • Oviatt Families 4-6 p.m.

  • Lakewood Families 6:30-8:30 p.m.

These are only suggested times. If you have a child in both schools please come when it works best for you. Because our community continues to grow, this change is being implemented to address capacity concerns and make sure everyone has an enjoyable time!

A family fun event for a good cause. Join us for carnival games, face painting, food and silent auction fundraiser.

To volunteer or donate click here to sign up.

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Fall Teacher Grants Announced

Norwalk Elementary Parent Teacher Organization is excited to again offer grants to elementary teachers in the Norwalk School District. Due to our continued commitment to fundraising (through events and grants) and ongoing financial support from parents, teachers, and local businesses community members, we are able to offer two grant cycles during the 2018-2019 school year.

The Norwalk PTO Board of Directors served as the grant committee (any current teachers or staff members who serve as PTO Board members did not serve on this committee). In 2018-2019, up to $2,500 will be awarded to each school during each grant cycle.

Oviatt teacher grants

Karrigan Kueny Kindergarten Flexible seating $100
Samantha Ritchey Kindergarten Hands on activities – multiple items $300
Emily Gerlich K-1 looping Hands on activities – multiple items $350
Angela Housley K-1 looping Hands on activities – multiple items $300
Abby Schmailzl K-2 reading Leveled reading material $103.44
Gabe Gehringer 1st grade Stem Resources and games $173
Jackie Niemeyer 1st grade Osmo Games $138.43
Kathie Phillips 2nd grade Flexible seating $275
Stacey Morgan 2nd grade Flexible seating $280
Brittney Wiltse 2nd grade Flexible seating $100
Karen Porter 2nd grade special education Flexible seating $360

Lakewood teacher grants

Elaine Menke Band Tuba stands $324
5th Grade Teachers All 5th graders Field trip to State Historical Museum $500
3rd Grade Teachers 3rd grade Flexible seating $109
Jenny Schoenhard 4th grade Flexible seating $250
Ashley Traver Special education Fareway gift card $200
Mallory Hollingswork 5th grade STEM materials $116
Barb Buckton 4th grade Battle of the Books $189
Trenton Korver Special education Hands on activities – multiple items $150

Congratulations to all the grant recipients. Spring grant applications will be available in early January.



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Fun Night Volunteers Needed


Norwalk PTO Fun Night is Saturday, Nov. 17 at Lakewood. Enjoy dinner, games, a silent auction and plenty of school spirit.  We need volunteers to help make the event successful. Please sign up today!

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2018 Warrior Dash Exceeded Goal

2018-NorwalkWarrior-Dash smallerNorwalk PTO is proud to announce the 2018 Warrior Dash raised a grand total of $57,886. A big thank you to all the students, parents, volunteers and sponsors who made this year’s Warrior Dash successful.

Oviatt Warrior Dash Grand Total – $29,991

  • Preschool – $1,129.50
  • Kindergarten – $10,732
  • 1st Grade – $11,067
  • 2nd Grade – $7,062

The following classrooms won the cotton candy party:

  • Kindergarten – Ritchey
  • 1st–  Salazar
  • 2nd– Clark

Lakewood Warrior Dash Grand Total – $27,894

  • 3rd Grade – $10,858
  • 4th Grade – $10,111
  • 5th Grade – $6,924

The following classrooms won the cotton candy party:

  • Believe in Me Boulevard – Hildreth
  • Electric Ave – Spurr
  • Courtesy Cul-De-Sac – Bengard
  • Victory Lande – Schoenhard
  • Integrity Island – Friesen

Thanks again for a great 2018 Warrior Dash!

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