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    Subscribe to PTO Email List

    PTO currently has a Google Groups email list set up to help with easy communication for all people interested in getting email updates on what the PTO is working on, such as school events, copies of meeting minutes, date of next meeting, volunteer requests, etc.   

    Directions on how to subscribe:
    1.  Go to the Google Group webpage by clicking here.  
    2.  Search for "Northgate Elementary PTO Seattle"

    3. Click on the highlighted (in blue) Northgate Elementary PTO Seattle link.  It might have a quotation icon by it.  It will open another page.

    4. Simply join the group by clicking the blue "Join Group" button. 

    You will start receiving the email updates.  You are able to unsubscribe at any time.

    Northgate PTO Monthly Meetings

    Northgate PTO gathers once a month on a Tuesday at 6-7 PM.   All parents, grandparents, community members, teachers and neighbors are welcome.

    2019-20 School Year
    September 17th - Room parent orientation 5:30pm and PTO meeting 6pm
    October 8th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    November 12th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    December 10th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    January 14th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    February 11th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    March 10th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    April 7th - 6pm, PTO meeting
    May 12th - 6pm, PTO meeting
     June 9th - 6pm, PTO meeting

    Friends of Northgate

    Friends of Northgate meets at 9:30 am once a month on a Tuesday at Northgate Elementary (in the library).  All are welcome.  See the School Calendar for the next meeting date.

    Friends of Northgate is an arm of the community that works closely with Northgate Elementary PTO that wants to see public schools thrive. We love all public schools, but we also understand that we live in a distinct location with specific needs. Therefore, we are particularly focused on supporting the needs of Northgate Elementary School. It is our hope and goal that Northgate Elementary would not only have the funding that it needs, but that it would also have the community support. We know that through community support and partnership, we will be able to offer the best future for the whole city. So join us. Join us through funding or through volunteering. Join us through sharing your story and through sharing your hopes for the city. Join us in discovering how one community member can make a world of difference.


    To donate online, please go to the Northgate PTO Website where you can donate with Debit Card, Credit Card or Paypal.

    Direct donations go toward many things:
    - Scholarships for 5th grade camp
    - Teacher grants for classroom teachers, library, physical education and art
    - Sponsorship for some school assemblies
    - Teacher appreciation week
    - Sponsorship for school events
    - Purchase what is needed for students in need (eye glasses, coats, shoes, groceries, etc.)
    - Additional office support/human resources
    - Scholarships for school t-shirts
    - Yearbook support, etc.

    You can mail donations directly to our school, checks payable to: Northgate Elementary PTO and mail to:
    Northgate Elementary
    Attn: PTO
    11725 1st Ave NE
    Seattle, WA 98125

    PTO Committees

    Please join us on one of our committees.  If you want to be involved in one of the committees, please email Northgate Elementary PTO here.  Many hands make light work.

    1. Teacher Appreciation Committee - helps show our teachers we love them!
    2. Communication Committee - facilitates communication between parents, between staff and parents and between Northgate elementary and the community.  
    3. Events Committee - helps coordinate the fun events Northgate Elementary has for its students.  Some of the events are listed here.
    4. PTO Leadership Committee - Secretary, Treasurer, President.
    5. Fund Raising Committee - works on various projects to raise funds to support Northgate Elementary.
    6. Room Parent Committee - helps coordinate communication with parents in each classroom.
    7. Office Help - helps make and distribute flyers, and any other "office" work that is needed.
    THANK YOU to all of the fabulous parents, teachers, and community members who are consistently meeting, planning and working together to grow the PTO and the great work that has and will be done.

    Northgate Elementary PTO Board (2019-20 School Year)

    President, Krisanne Heinze
    Vice President, Alex Brown
    Secretary, Lisa Schafer & Meg Hosch-Schmitt
    Treasurer, Paul Vincent & Tu (Tracey) Lien

    Northgate Elementary PTO is recognized by the IRS as a tax exempt non-profit organization.  Our Tax ID is 81-2942021.

    To reach the PTO, please email your message HERE.

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