Our mission is to promote the welfare of our children in school, home, and community;  to promote close communication, understanding, and cooperation among the students, parents, and faculty;  and to enrich the education of our children.









Krahn PTO Board

Our PTO is made up of dedicated, hardworking parents & teachers from many backgrounds with an assortment of talents.  Those listed below volunteered to provide leadership this year.  If you see us in the halls, feel free to say "hi" or ask a question.  We're here to help!


Val Pelham



Melissa Hohenshelt Becky Ratcliff
Vice President Treasurer
 cardinalptovp@gmail.com  cardinalptotreasurer@gmail.com


Mandy Haney Elizabeth Klaus
Secretary Fundraiser Coordinator
krahnptosec@gmail.com krahnptofund@gmail.com


Amanda Martinez Michelle Garcia
Volunteer Coordinator Event Coordinator
cardinalvolunteer@gmail.com krahnptoevent@gmail.com





  • Library & Literacy Programs ($2,000)
  • Discretionary funds for specific teacher requests annually ($3,000)
  • Year-round teacher appreciation events ($2,650)
  • Community building projects including Kindergarten Boo Hoo-Yahoo Breakfast, Fall Trunk or Treat and Movie Night ($2,000)
  • Holiday Party, Valentine's Party and 5th Grade Appreciation ($4,000)
  • Field Day and 5th Grade t-shirts purchased for all students and staff ($6,000)
  • School improvements such as playground equipment, soccer goals, etc. ($20,000)


These are a few of the efforts that make Krahn such an amazing school, adding value to the diligent work of our teachers and staff.


Krahn Parents are making the difference between Good and GREAT!  All the wonderful things happening at Krahn happen because of parent participation.





Do you have an idea or project for the PTO?

We welcome anyone to come speak to the board prior to each monthly board meeting.

Email cardinalptopres@gmail.com for details.








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