About Cooke

Our mission at the George L. Cooke Elementary School is to provide a safe and nurturing environment that is built upon mutual respect and focuses on the whole child. We will instill and model the ideals that promote healthy living for a lifetime. We will foster a positive relationship between community and  school which is enriched with collaborative partnerships. We will inspire creativity and deep thinking through an inquiry based curriculum. We will develop contributing, responsible citizens who take action to improve our world.

Cooke-Rutherford PTO

The PTO invites parents to join the organization in making a difference in children’s education. With the support of parents support, the PTO can strengthen the home-school partnership and enhance the educational experience of all students.

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Cooke PTO via email at cookeklrpto@k12mcsd.net.

New Members

Our membership drive will be held during the month of September. However, if you miss that opportunity, members will be accepted any time during the school year. It is never too late to join us. Annual membership dues are only $5. We would love for you to attend our meetings, but attendance is not a requirement for membership. 

Increased membership and support will help the PTO significantly, so please join today!

Please email cookeklrpto@k12mcsd.net for a printable membership form.

PTO Executive Board 2019-20

  • President: Heather Carnesi
  • Vice President: Miriam Campbell
  • Treasurer: Teresa Collins
  • Secretary:  Jamie Czirr Mollema


PTO Meetings

The Cooke-Rutherford PTO generally meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.

About the PTO

The Cooke-Rutherford PTO sponsors and supports a variety of events and fundraisers.

Read more here about the Cooke-Rutherford PTO.