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Building a caring community

The GEMS Parent Teacher Organization plays a very active role in our children’s school life. The PTO is a non-profit organization whose primary purpose is to enrich the welfare of all our children at Garlough Environmental Magnet School. Membership is open to all parents and teachers. 

Get involved in your student's school

Membership is open to all parents and teachers at Garlough. GEMS is a truly special place. Together we can create supportive school community for students and families to help all of our students be successful. Join us in creating a journey of learning and discovery at Garlough.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming PTO Events

Summer Playdate

Please join us this summer for Garlough family fun play dates!
Join us on the Garlough playground between 4:30 and 6:30 for some fun with friends. Families are welcome to bring a picnic dinner to the event. 

July 21st

Location

Garlough Playground

Time

4:30pm-6:30pm

What Does the PTO Do?

Countless Volunteer Hours

One of the greatest assets to Garlough is the people power of the PTO. Volunteers donating their time to facilitate all the great work happening during the school day and the numerous special events throughout the school calendar,

Curriculum-Enhancing Experiences

Helping make possible enriching field trips, classroom pet sponsorship, school assemblies on important issues, and the iNature magnet program are some of the  ways the PTO contributes to Garlough.

School-wide Funding

Addressing student equity issues by donating school supplies, providing parent education, and fostering community through fun events and activities for students and families. The PTO continues to  grow and nuturing learning at Garlough.

Garlough PTO

Garlough Environmental Magnet School
GEMS PTO
1740 Charlton St.
West St. Paul, MN 55118

garloughpto@gmail.com