Gibbs and Ottoson Parent Teacher Organization (GO PTO)

The Gibbs and Ottoson Parent Teacher Organization (GO PTO) supports Arlington's two public middle schools and works to foster a welcoming environment and sense of community between parents, teachers, staff, and students. 

Our activities include developing fundraising strategies to support teachers, organizing informational meetings for parents, sharing details about current activities in our weekly e-newsletter,  and supporting enrichment activities.

GO PTO needs your support and welcomes your ideas. Your time and expertise are valued at whatever level you can provide, and we pride ourselves on not asking volunteers or board members to do more than they signed up for. If you would like to get involved in GO PTO in any way or connect with our current officers,  you can either attend our meetings  or email us at

Support GO PTO

Financial contributions are what make our efforts possible. Please consider giving whatever your family can afford to help us make a difference in your child’s school year.  The suggested amount is $75, but any amount is more than welcome. Donations are accepted at any time, but the sooner we know our budget, the better we can plan ahead. By December 31st is ideal. 

You can donate online by credit card, debit card, or checking account via PayPal  

Paypal is encouraged given the constraints of the pandemic, but if desired you can alternatively mail a check to:

GO-PTO Annual Fundc/o Ottoson Middle School63 Acton StreetArlington, MA 02476
Please include your name and email address with your check so that we can thank you!

GO PTO is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, and your contribution is tax deductible. Don't hesitate to ask your employer about matching gifts.