Thoreau Elementary PTO

Welcome Families!

ThoreauPTO.org is the internet home of the Parent Teacher Organization for Thoreau Elementary School of the Madison (Wisconsin) Metropolitan School District. Our general meetings are open to all and are usually held on the second Tuesday of each month in the Library and Media Center. Check the calendar for specific dates and times.


Rides and childcare are available upon request for all PTO events. Please contact the school office to make arrangements.


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