The Old Colony PTO is dedicated to enriching and supporting the students and staff at OC.  

PTO Officers

President: Debra Quin

Vice President: Krystle Empey

Secretary: Darnell Gray

Treasurer: Brianne Crook

Community Representative: Ana Alcock

If you want to be included in our mailing list: email

Follow us in real time: 

  • Volunteering at Xfinity
  • Savers’ Fundrive

** Every item below is funded by our fundraising efforts at Xfinity. For more information about joining us please email

Fifteen grants were funded for over $13,800 in our Mini-Grant Pilot Program!
  • ELA Department: Funding to assist with the Grade 11 Educational Field Trip to Salem MA
  • ELA Department: set of 75 copies of In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alavarez
  • History Department: Transportation for the Newport Mansions Grade 10 Field Trip
  • Drama Club: 5 Microphones
  • Game Night: funding for foods and games
  • Robotics Club: funding for event registration, replacement parts and food
  • House and Mill Carpentry: 3 – M12 drill driver combo kit and 1 – M18 7.25 Miter Saw with Stand
  • Library’s Creative Space: 2 – 10.9in 64GB iPad
  • Biology: 40 Betta Fish for Bio Eco Columns
  • National Honors Society: Funding for Winter Wonderland 
  • Electrical: Lighting Controls and Fixtures, Fire Alarm Systems and Photovoltaic Systems (Solar Electric)
  • Guidance: Wellness Corner in Library
  • ELA Department: Grade 11 Great Gatsby Party
  • Cosmetology: Advanced Eyelash Curriculum 
  • Cosmetology: Beauty School Battles Entry Fees
  • Computer Science: Field Trip transportation funding
  • Ski Trip: Funding for transportation
Enrichment and Support
  • Mr. Parker’s Student Mentor Group field trip to Patriot Hall of Fame 
  • AP Test Encouragement bags for sophomores, juniors and seniors
  • MCAS Encouragement bags for sophomores and freshmen
  • Funding to support “Every 15 Minutes”
Just for fun
  • Pictures with Santa at lunch and Holiday treat bags
  • Music of Our Lives’ photo booth at lunch
  • Cool Lick’s Ice Cream Truck 
  • Snacks at Freshman Orientation
Just for the Seniors
  • Scholarships
  • Harbor Cruise
  • Movie Night at Star Drive In
  • Senior Sunrise
  • Adopt a Senior
Teacher and Staff Appreciation
  • Welcome Back Breakfast
  • OC staff polo shirts
  • Holiday Treat Cart
  • Dunkin Donuts gift cards for School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
  • Treats for the office staff for Administrator’s Assistant Appreciation Day
  •  Breakfast, Lunch from Fat Cousins and Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch for Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Catering for end of year celebration
  • NEW THIS YEAR – Monthly Treat Carts
  • Coffee supplies
  • Two chairs for the new free space work station in the Academic Teachers’ Break Room
For the Community
  • Old Colony PTO Fall Family Festival
  • Participation in NHS Halloween 


Apply Now

Leave your options open. Apply today and make your decision in March. 8th grade students from Acushnet, Carver, Lakeville, Mattapoisett, and Rochester are invited to begin the application process at

Address and Contact

476 North Avenue, Rochester, Massachusetts, 02770

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