Final PTO Meeting of the year, May 12

The final meeting of the year will be on Tuesday, May 12, at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Media Center. Please come discuss end of year activities and talk about plans for next year!

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April Timber Ridge Night At Skate North Incrediroll

Get ready to get your family out and moving! The Timber Ridge PTO will be helping to host a skating party at Skate North. These skating parties help the school receive free skate rentals for the PE skating unit, so please come skate with us and support the school.

What: Skate Party
Who: Timber Ridge students, their friends, and families
When: Thursday, April 16th 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Where: Skate North (5621 Meredith Dr, Des Moines, IA 50310)
Cost: $6.

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Timber Ridge 5K Walk/Run for ALS

When: Sunday, May 3, 2015
Check-In: 3:30 p.m.
Start Time: 4:00 p.m.
Where: Timber Ridge Elementary – The walk/run will start and finish at the school.
Why: This is a fundraiser for ALS. It is also a great opportunity to be physical as a family.

Click here to fill out the registration for 5K Walk/Run for ALS

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Box Tops News!

The Box Tops collection netted $1709.64 for the school this year. Mr. Kennelly’s 3rd grade class won the donations, and will get to enjoy a pizza party

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Field Day is coming

Spring has sprung! It’s time to start planning another fun-filled Field Day & lots of volunteers are needed to run stations.

As you’re choosing shifts, keep in mind that DK-2nd Grade have Field Day in the morning & 3rd-5th Grades have their Field Day in the afternoon.

Very important: If you are helping, please email Penny Dolberg by May 6th at indicating Hamburger or Hot Dog if you would like to eat the cookout at the school. Please note you might not be able to eat with your child. They will have different lunch times that day.

Thank you so much for all that you do to keep Timber Ridge hopping,

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

  1. Click this link to see our Sign-Up on VolunteerSpot: Field Day Sign-Up
  2. Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
  3. Sign up! It’s Easy-you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

Note: VolunteerSpot does not share your email address with anyone.

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PTO Board nominations needed

Are you a great organizer? Does putting together reports get your heart pumping? Maybe spreadsheets and checkbooks are your thing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Timber Ridge PTO board may be for you!

We are looking for four wonderful parents to help run our PTO for the 2015-2016 school year. Our current board will have served its two-year term at the end of this school year and fresh faces are needed to lead us in the coming year.

If you are interested in the offices of co-president, secretary, or treasurer, please contact the PTO President

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Spring book fair underway!

The Timber Ridge spring book fair is underway. Please make time to visit the book fair during conferences on March 5th or 10th, or consider visiting the fair with your child before or after school. The fair runs through March 10th.

You can also order books through the online fair, which is available through March 14th. All online orders ship to the school for free.

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Different date and time for the March meeting

The Timber Ridge PTO will meet on Tuesday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. This is a different week of the month and start time than usual–please update your calendars, and come join us!

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Spring book fair volunteers needed!

The spring book fair will be March 2-10th on the main floor at Timber Ridge. We still really need volunteers, particularly on March 5th, and March 9-10th! Please sign up for a shift at If you have any questions, please contact the book fair committee.

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Spring online book fair now open!

Please visit to shop the online spring book fair. The onsite book fair is March 2-10th, but the online book fair is available from now until March 14th

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