CRES PTO book fair

The Cuyuna Range Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization whose purpose is to support education, community relations, and parent involvement in and around CRES. We host several events where the proceeds are used to fund student field trips, classroom activities/projects, and other parent-teacher lead initiatives.

We meet on a monthly basis and welcome any member of the community, including teachers, para-professionals, support staff, parents, grandparents, or guardians to join us!

2019-2020 Events

- Birthday Book Program - all school year!
- Fall Book Fair - Nov. 11-15, 2019
- Jingle Bell Lane - Dec. 11-12, 2019
- Spring Book Fair - Feb. 24-28, 2020
- Book Bingo! - Feb. 27, 2020
- Pastries for Parents - Apr. 21-23, 2020
- Cuyuna Off-Road Triathlon - Jun. 7, 2020

The next PTO meeting will be held at 4:30pm on Monday, September 16th at Rafferty's. 

Get Involved

There are a variety of ways to assist with the PTO's mission:
- Attend our monthly meetings.
- Sign up to receive our email updates.
- Volunteer at one of the events.
- Attend all of our events!

- Make a financial contribution. CRES PTO is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (EIN: 81-0737643) so all donations are tax-deductible. 

If you shop via, please select us as your nonprofit of choice! Through their Amazon Smile program they donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases directly to CRES PTO. There's no extra cost to you and it's super easy!!
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Fund Requests

Do you have an idea that will encourage our kids to learn about something new or lead more healthy, active lifestyles? 

If parents, teachers, or community members from the Cuyuna area are in need to funding to support youth activities, the PTO may be able to help! We support parent and teacher-led initiatives that encourage healthy living or enhance the education they receive through the C-I School District. 

Examples of what we support:
- field trips,
- classroom and/or special project supplies,
- fees for guest speakers/experts,
- athletic equipment (for teams, groups, clubs; not individuals) 

An online funding request form can be found here: 

Or a PDF of that form can be downloaded, filled out, and emailed/mailed to us:
>> printable funding request form

Minimum request: $25
Maximum request: $500

Funds for the 2019-2020 school year are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Requests will be reviewed at our monthly meetings, unless other arrangements are made. 

Contact PTO

CRES PTO can be reached via email at: or by calling/texting one of the officers below:

- Anita Hollenhorst, President (parent) 320-493-2240
- Alicia Wiseley-Peterson, Vice President (parent) 218-513-5999
- Angela Setterstrom,  Secretary (parent)
- Lori Vosacek, Treasurer (teacher) 814-594-8949

Minutes & Agendas

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