PTO Information

PTO - Parent Teacher Organization

MISSION STATEMENT: The Canyon Rim PTO is organized for the purpose of supporting and enhancing educational experiences for all students at Canyon Rim Academy through collaboration with parents, teachers, and school administration.

The PTO provides many great extra-curricular activities for the students of Canyon Rim Academy as well as raises funds for student enrichment programs such as field trips, class room learning tools, library books, and music and art supplies. Thank you for your support!


Presidents                   Jill Gibby
                                    Michelle Booth
President-Elect            Marie
Secretary                     Maris Scott
Treasurer                     Maija-Lissa Debirk
Treasurer Elect            Lauri Merriman
Teacher Rep                Rachel Lowry
Board Member             Alli Malmrose
Board Member             Krissy Ockey
Board Member             Amy Wilkinson
Board Member             Lauri Merriman
Board Member             Janee Rasmussen
Board Member             Kim Winterton


Hospitality Alli Malmrose
Teacher Appreciation Camille Farnsworth
Volunteer & Room Parent Coordinator Nicole Handy
Field Day
Carnival Marie Poulson
Back to School Night, Amazon, Book Fairs Kim Winterton
Emergency Packets Melissa Stalsberg
Family Week Lisa Hampshire

Teacher Birthday Coordinator               Lisa Dengg
Student Birthday Coordinator/Birthday Bulletin Board
                                                            Tiffany Booth 
Family Week                                        Lisa Hampshire
Volunteer and Room Parent Coordinator
                                                             Nicole Handy

Volunteer Thank you's                         Lisa Dengg  
Health Chairperson                             Janee Rasmussen
Vision Screening                                 Karlin Bauman
Maturation                                           Janee Rasmussen
Lice Check                                             
Fine Arts Chairperson                       Marisa Schwartz
Perspectives                                        Catherine Arveseth

Perspectives                                        Andrea Mathis

Arts Festival                                         Amanda Moore  
Public Relations Chairperson          Shelah Miner
Outdoor Marquee                                 Al Kinghorn
School Directory                                   Becky Benham

Emergency Packets                             Melissa Stalsberg
Ribbon Week                                       Erica Fearnley
Safety Patrol/Traffic Duty                     Shauna Cundick 

Science Night Committee Chairs        Kristin Billeter
Amazon Program                                Kim Winterton   kimdub35
Jump Team                                         Katie Olson
                                                            Andrea Mathis

Girls on the Run                                  Melissa Child
Mountain Man Rendevous                  Angie Plowgian
Year-end Video                                     


The PTO is working on improving communication with parents.  If you have questions, please email us at .


There are many opportunities to volunteer.  This year we have created a Signup Genius account to help organize all the volunteering.  For detailed instructions on how to use Signup Genius check out the CRA Volunteer page.