Parent Teacher Organization

Your new board welcomes you to the 2020-21 School Year!

“Changing things up to meet the Changing needs of our Community”

Engaged Parents | Supported Teachers | Fun Student Events

We look forward to meeting you!

Please print the form to fill out and mail in your Annual Contribution (formerly called dues) and/or drop off in the main office: PTO Annual Contribution form.

PTO Annual Contribution (formerly called dues) can also be paid online via Square Pay. Credit card payment will be available at Meet Your Teacher nights at the PTO information tables.

The following positions are open for the 2020/21 school year:

  • Secretary
  • Community Engagement Coordinator
  • Teacher Liaison

Please email if you are interested in joining us!



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We are excited to be working with School Tool Box again this year. Teachers are able to set their classrooms up for success by tailoring grade level supply lists to their needs. School Tool Box allows us to provide families with a convenient and cost-effective way to purchase school supplies with a School Year Guarantee. NEW this year, kits will be delivered to your home for you to bring with you to Meet Your Teacher Night.

Quality and brand name supplies matter:

  • Our teachers are experts at knowing what works best in their classroom
  • Shared classroom supplies are ALL at the highest quality
  • Preservation of our school equipment by using the right products

Online ordering is open at Suggested order by date: August 4, 2020 to ensure delivery to your home for Meet Your Teacher Night.

Learn more about School Tool Box here.

NEXT USED UNIFORM SALE – August 13 from 5:00-8:00 p.m.


Want to volunteer? Email us! Sign-up Genius available soon.

Thank you to all who attended the February uniform sale. All of the tagged uniform pieces are in storage for the next uniform sale.

Rockin’ the Ridge is the annual PTO-sponsored school carnival for K-5 families.

This year’s event is currently postponed due to COVID-19.

Party with a Purpose is comprised of individual parties hosted, through the school year, by ERA parents, teachers, and staff. We are building a stronger Eagle Ridge Academy one party at a time. View the online party catalog here.

Party with a Purpose Coordinators:

Party with a Purpose Q&A

Get Your 2020 PTO Spirit Wear to wear on Spirit Wear Fridays!

PTO Spirit Wear is now available for purchase online! During this school year, every Friday is a Spirit Wear Day, and we’ve got you covered with this year’s fun T-Shirts and Sweatpants! Items can be ordered here and picked up every other Friday during distance learning supply pick up. All Spirit Wear proceeds benefit PTO’s events, services, and teacher support. Show your school spirit and order your fresh spirit wear today!

There are two ways to turn your trash into treasure for Eagle Ridge! Save Box Tops, Coke caps and Loaves4Learning UPC codes. Put them in your classroom bucket or the collection bin in the Main Office by Door 2. NEW THIS YEAR: Download the Box Tops for Education app and request your earnings to go to Eagle Ridge Academy. Use the app to scan your receipts, and any eligible General Mills products will automatically be credited to ERA!

Parent Volunteers Needed
Watch the Eagle Eye for dates and times! Come and volunteer with other parents cutting and counting redemption items brought in by students. Contact Heidi Anderson with any questions.

Program Coordinators: Heidi Anderson, April Williams, Beneeta Mehta, and RajaLakshmi Suresh

Items we collect for See it…Save it:

Box Tops for Education
BTFE is changing! Check out their website for more information.

Coca-Cola Give
Participating Products: Coke, Sprite, Dasani, Powerade, Minute Maid, Fanta, Barq’s, Fresca, Pibb. MelloYello, Fuse, Seagrams, Smartwater and Tab

Loaves4Learning (from Country/Village Hearth Breads)
Find Loaves 4 Learning Participating Products here.

Stay Connected

K-12 Parent Directory

My School Anywhere is NOW Membership Tool Kit

Step 1:

  • Create an account at
  • If you already have an account from last year, using My School Anywhere, you can use the same email and password to login. You can then confirm or edit your information.

Step 2:

  • Click “verify my email” and check your email for a link to complete the process.

Questions?  Please contact:

Anu –

 Thank you for your interest in carpooling to ERA.  The carpool interest process will be paperless from data collection to making the list available to families on your computer as well as your mobile devices through our PTO Parent Directory App.

Please register at your family with 2 easy steps:

  1. Register your information at (use the secure invitation sent to you on August 20th from
  2. You will receive login instructions and the directory will be live

Once you are logged in to the ‘My School Anywhere’ the Carpool Interest information can be found under Signups.

If you have any questions please contact :
Anu –
Lalitha –

2020-21 ERA PTO Annual Contribution

Thank you for your contribution to the Eagle Ridge Academy PTO.
Your financial contribution funds many community and teacher events throughout the year, including:

  • Back To School Picnic
  • Staff Development and Conference Meals
  • Staff Winter Party
  • Teacher Appreciation Week – meals & gift
  • K-5 Grade Level Get-togethers
  • Microphones for School Productions
  • Last Day of School Ice Cream Truck
  • Senior Dinner following Graduation
  • Refreshments for school events

The suggested tax deductible donation is $25 or more per family. PTO Annual Contribution (formerly called dues) can also be paid online via Square Pay, or if you prefer, you may print our Mail In Donation Form.

Back by popular demand!

As a thank you for contributing to the PTO, you will receive two ERA window clings.
If paying online, window clings will be available for pick up at our kick-off event and back to school events. Clings can be purchased separately 2/$5.00 at all events.

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Your new PTO Board has been elected and planning has begun for the 2020-21 School Year:

  • President: Elena Ryabinin
  • Vice President: Resmy Kurian
  • Treasurer: Tina Loutsch
  • Secretary: OPEN
  • Community Engagement Coordinator: OPEN
  • Teacher Liaison: OPEN

Would you like to join us? Please email us at

PTO Quarterly Meeting Minutes & Documents

PTO BYLAWS (Amended 3.13.14)

Further Board Role Descriptions:


  • Preside over board meetings
  • Cooperate with the Director of Eagle Ridge Academy and the school’s Board of Directors to maintain a supportive relationship between the school and the PTO
  • Delegate special projects, creating committees as needed


  • Support and aide the work of the president, acting as a backup to the president when needed
  • Act as a backup, signing checks, if needed, for the treasurer


  • Handle and maintain PTO funds, disbursing funds as decided by the board and fulfilling reimbursements in a timely manner
  • Maintain control and supervision over the PTO bank account and checkbook, signing all checks
  • Maintain and update budget spreadsheet
  • Provide brief financial report to the board at quarterly meetings


  • Officially record minutes of PTO meetings, submitting a copy of minutes to fellow board members via shared document file
  • Maintain PTO email and manage email communications
  • Manage school communications, including Eagle Eye

Volunteer Coordinators:

  • Recruit volunteers as needed for PTO committees and events, maintain a list of volunteers
  • Disperse volunteer lists to appropriate committee chairs

Teacher Liaisons:

  • Act as advisor and liaison between faculty/staff and the PTO
  • Help coordinate PTO-sponsored activities in the classroom
  • Report to teachers on PTO activities

Responsibilities for all PTO Board Members:

  • Attend majority of PTO meetings, notify the team if unable to attend
  • Provide ideas and feedback to the team regarding PTO projects and initiatives
  • Take ownership of and complete projects or tasks as assigned/agreed on at PTO Board meetings
  • Communicate with the team (via email, shared Google docs, and/or private Facebook page) regarding progress, updates, or needs
  • Have fun, ask for help when needed, and maintain a positive attitude!

There are times when families in our community experience difficult life circumstances. This bulletin board is a place to post Sign Up Genius links or links to other resources or information within our community of families. Please email us at if you have something you would like posted, and the PTO will consider and determine if it fits the criteria. All requests will be strictly at the discretion of the PTO and ERA Administration.

Volunteer 5 Times“Give Us 5 Events” Volunteer Program

CLICK HERE for a complete list of volunteer opportunities at ERA.

Official Facebook Pages:

Official Eagle Ridge Academy (ERA) Facebook Page

Official ERA Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) Facebook Page

These are Pages and are OPEN to the public. Like each page and opt to receive notifications to stay updated.

Parent-Run Facebook Groups (not owned or monitored by ERA or the PTO):

Connect with other ERA families on Facebook! The parent-run pages listed below are a great way to get to know the other parents in your child’s grade and to discuss activities & events. If you know of any other groups that should be included in this list, please email the PTO

Click on the +JOIN GROUP button. You will need to answer a couple of questions to confirm your connection to ERA. These groups are all PRIVATE, which means that anyone can find the group, but only group members can see what is posted. Membership is open only to ERA families and not the public. Once the admin approves your request, then you can access the group.

Facebook Groups:

ERA Uniform & Resource Exchange – Open to all ERA Families to buy and/or sell Eagle Ridge uniforms and other resources

ERA Parents of K – 12 – Families of all ERA students

ERA Parents of 2021 – 12th grade

ERA Parents of 2022 – 11th grade

ERA Parents of 2023 – 10th grade

ERA Parents of 2024 – 9th grade

ERA Parents of 2025 – 8th grade

ERA Parents of 2026 – 7th grade

ERA Parents of 2027 – 6th grade

ERA Parents of 2028 – 5th grade

ERA Parents of 2029 – 4th grade

ERA Parents of 2030 – 3rd grade

ERA Parents of 2031 – 2nd grade

ERA Parents of 2032 – 1st grade

ERA Parents of 2033 – Kindergarten

2020 Club Dates: Jan. 24 and 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28

Club Information
Hyland Parking & Shuttle Service

The next potluck dates is Feb. 21: Sign up to contribute here!