About the PTO and the Board Members
What does your PTO plan and how are your donations spent?
Here is a snapshot of what your PTO plans and pays for in a typical school year. If you have ideas or events you would like to see the PTO sponsor please attend a PTO General Meeting to discuss!
Thank you for your continued support, we couldn't do it with out you.
PTO Sponsored Events (non-fundraising, no profits) & Expenses:
Chill Out/Welcome Back Social: When you come to meet your teacher we provide popsicles for everyone!
Welcome Back Breakfast for the teachers
Dinners during conferences for the teachers
Staff Appreciation Week
Retirement gifts for staff
Staff Holiday Meals
District Donations: Donation to new schools PTO funds, PERC, PTO presidents scholarship, Senior Scholarships
COSI on Wheels
Kindergarten & 5th grade t-shirts
Family Skate Night
Leeds Farm: A fall event held at Leeds Farm. SCE rents out the whole place for a couple of hours and everyone can participate in all the events located on the farm! We also have food trucks on site.
SCE Sharing Our Stories (formerly known as Multi-Cultural Day): During the school day tables are set up with students sharing information important to them. This can be about sports they are in, family history, where they are from, traditions their families do, and more! In the evening the school is opened up to families to come and set up a table to share their family history/background/foods/traditions. There are other events scheduled through out the evening as well like student art work, Sparks performance, 3rd grade music performance, book fair, and open house showing students work.
Supergames: Held during the school day for the students. There are blow ups and track and field type events.
Read A Thon: Bingo card sent home over winter break, with prizes for those that complete a bingo
5th Grade Event
5th Grade Clap Out
5th Grade Class Gift to the school
Markerspace (located in the library)
Publishing Shop (a mobile unit that teachers can request to turn student's work into spiral bound books)
School Supply Sales
Special Projects for the school (Previous years it has been things like: flexible seating for classrooms, microwave/fridge for staff lounge, Chrome Books, printers, etc)
Spirit Wear Sales
Teacher Grants/requests (For the 2021/2022 school year, we offered a teacher/staff grant request program. Items purchased include school wide Pebble Go subscription, a class set of interactive clocks, a class set of cushions, purchases of wobble cushions, fidget bands, arm chairs, wobble chairs, and other types of flexible seating for use school wide, a classroom set of ukuleles including tuners and racks, display panels for art, country flags for the library, the green homework folders, various classroom items such as magnet letter tiles, fidget spinners, pop-it boards, magnatiles, brain games and other indoor recess books and games.)
Taxes/Expenses (copy paper, popcorn, office supplies)
Winter Service Projects (done during the school day, by grade level, to help local shelters and nonprofits)
PTO Fundraising events:
Dinner Night Outs
Family Fun Walk/Run: A family walk around the park with games set up through out, tables with different activities, touch a truck, food trucks, and more!
Family Game Night: BINGO! Night
Spring Flower Sales
Springtacular: Family event held in the evening. It is very much like a carnival! There are games, blow ups, Scottish Sugar Walk (formally the cake walk), Tootsie Roll Game, International Food tables, Food Trucks, and more!
Occasionally we will have other events like Rock N Jump and Cycle Bar
Meet our PTO members
President Katie Rutledge Saad
Katie has two children at SCE; Molly and Henry. The Saad family moved to Dublin 5 years ago from Williamsburg, Virginia. In addition to volunteering at Scottish Corners Katie volunteers with her church, girl scouts, her neighborhood civic association and really anywhere else that asks:)
Vice President Deb Dardinger McGraw
Deb is a lawyer and partner at ZHF, which focuses on state and local taxation. Before that, she worked as a CPA in the tax area. She is married to another (super exciting) tax attorney, Sam, and is the enthusiastic mother of Charlie, and an Aussie pup, Rebel. The McGraws love spending time at Indian Lake and camping during Covid.
Treasurer Adam Drugan
Adam works in software development for a financial services company. Adam and his wife (Kate) have one daughter at SCE, Molly, and one that has moved onto KMS. They have lived in Dublin for 10 years. Both girls are active in the Dad's and Daughters Turtle Cove Group, Girl Scouts, Soccer, Basketball and other extracurricular activities. As a family they enjoy traveling, spending time with family and friends, playing with their dog Daisy, game nights and movie nights.
Secretary Casey Fisher
Casey is married to Brad (retired Army), and they have 1 kid at SCE,Emily, and 1 that has moved onto KMS, as well as a dog named Bautz. We have lived in Kansas, Virginia, South Carolina, California, and Iowa before permanently moving to Dublin in 2019. Casey has volunteered in the library at SCE. She is currently a stay-at-home mom and in her spare time likes to volunteer at the school, bake, and read.
At Large Bora Bajo
Bora is a professor of research methodology at Franklin University. She is originally from Albania and she and her husband have lived in New York, Florida, and Pennsylvania, before moving to Dublin, OH. They have a daughter, Maia, who is at Scottish Corners and a four-year-old Labrador who keeps the whole family busy. She loves to paint, garden, and hike whenever possible.