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Current News & Information


Fall Fundraiser is Coming Soon!

By Barnum PTO on 10/4/2016

We are gearing up for our annual Fall Pledge Drive that will start on Friday, October 17th and run until Friday, October 28th. We will be meeting at the Elementary at 3:15pm on Thursday, October 13th to assemble the Fundraiser Packets. If anyone is interested in helping out please call Joanna Charboneau @218-389-8010. 

Check out the nice Thank You notes from our donation recipients!

Barnum Elementary Open House

By Barnum PTO on 8/23/2016

We invite you to attend our back to school Open House on Wednesday, August 31st from 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm. We invite you to take advantage of this time to meet your child's teacher, drop off school supplies, and enjoy a hot dog provided by the PTO. Students will also enjoy inflatable bounce houses and FUN. Please join us as we celebrate the beginning of the school year.

Winner has been announced!

By Barnum PTO on 4/20/2016

Congrats to 4th grader Sophia B! Her design has been selected to appear on the 2016-2017 PTO school shirts! Elementary students will receive these shirts (paid for in full by the PTO and local sponsors) the first week of school in September.

Great job Sophia; and thank you to all our student artists for their phenomenal submissions!

Vote for your favorite t-shirt design!

By Barnum PTO on 4/6/2016
The t-shirt design challenge voting is now open! Votes will be accepted until 8pm on Wednesday April 13th.

While you're here, please take the take some time to read about what we do, why we exist, and how you can help!

Voting link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6DY95D5

2015 Fall Pledge Drive Results

By Barnum PTO on 10/28/2015

The Barnum PTO had another successful fundraiser during our 2015 Fall Pledge Drive. We raised a total of $12,267.50! The Barnum PTO would like to thank all of the students, teachers, parents, and community that helped contribute to the 2015 Fall Pledge Drive. Your support and contributions are appreciated.

The Prize Assembly was hosted on Thursday, October 22nd. Check out all of our prize winners!

Students that raised $40 or more will receive a Barnum Bomber water bottle. These will be handed out to students in December.

Barnum PTO

2015 Fall Pledge Drive

By Barnum PTO on 9/14/2015

Click image above to watch the 2015 PTO Fall Pledge Drive informational video

Sign Up for SignUpGenius to entered in a drawing for VIP Seating to the Christmas Concert!

By Barnum PTO on 9/7/2015

All volunteers that sign up for our new online volunteer management program - SignUpGenius - will be entered into a drawing for VIP Seating (up to 10 seats) at the Elementary Christmas Concert in December! To sign up simply enter your email address. You will receive all volunteer opportunities via email. If you see any volunteer opportunities that you would like to help with you can click a link to sign up. SignUpGenius will send you a reminder a couple of days before your event.

Welcome Back to School Bombers!

By Barnum PTO on 9/2/2015
Welcome back to school Bombers! The PTO wishes you all a fun and successful year!
Our September meeting will be held on Monday the 14th at 6pm in the elementary school library. As always, free childcare will be provided - hope to see you there!

Barnum Bomber All School T-Shirts

By Barnum PTO on 9/2/2015
What a great picture of the students and staff of Barnum Elementary School! They are proudly wearing their "We Are Bombers " 2015 T-shirts. These shirts are donated by the Barnum PTO to every student from Kindergarten to the 12th grade. Thank you to all of the local business that helped us make this happen for the Barnum students. All of these business names are listed on the back of the t-shirt. Go Bombers!

2017 Fundraiser Results

Support the Barnum PTO

Please consider making a donation to the Barnum PTO. Cash or checks (payable to the Barnum PTO) can be mailed to or dropped off at the Barnum Elementary Office. 

Barnum PTO
3813 North Street
Barnum, MN 55707

You may also donate securely online through PayPal using the link below. Barnum PTO is a 501(C)3 Organization. Donations are tax-deductible.


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Barnum PTO

3813 North Street
Barnum, MN 55707
P: 218-460-0848

Barnum High School

3675 Country Road 140
Barnum, MN 55707
P: 218-389-3273
F: 218-389-3259

Barnum Elementary

3813 North Street
Barnum, MN 55707
P: 218-389-6976
F: 218-389-9842

Barnum District Office

3675 Country Road 140
Barnum, MN 55707
P: 218-389-6978
F: 218-389-3259