Frequently asked questions

I am a parent of a Fireside student. Do I have to do anything to join the PTO?

No! All Fireside Elementary parents are a part of our PTO community.

When and where are PTO meetings held?

All members of the Fireside commuity are welcome and encouraged to attend monthly PTO meetings, which are usually on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. We will alternate morning (8:15-9:45) and evening (5:30-7) meetings in the school library or ampitheater. PTO Meeting dates can be found on the Fireside Elementary calendar. Childcare is provided at evening meetings.

What does the PTO fund?

The PTO funds many projects at Fireside, including: Additional Teaching Tools in the classrooms Buses for Field Trips Annual STEM Fair New Computers Playground Equipment Classroom Books & Supplies Para-Educator Positions & Additional Hours And more!

How can I become a member of the PTO Board?

Board positions are typically filled in the spring so we are ready to go with leadership for the next school year. Here is the link to the application. Please contact our current Co-Chairs for more information.

I work full-time - can I still get involved with PTO events & activities?

Yes! All of our meetings begin at 6 PM and often many of our events are in the evenings, and sometimes the weekends. You can always afind a volunteer opportunity that works for you by going to We love our volunteers!