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Welcome to the Merrimac PTO website!

The PTO is a group of parent, staff and community volunteers who organize fundraisers and sponsor school events to benefit the students at Sweetsir and Donaghue schools.  Our goals are to encourage interactions between family and school and work with teachers, staff and the community at large to improve our children’s educational experience.


Exciting Upcoming Events

Robotics Grade 5- Registration Open- Click here!


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Join us virtually tonight 1/26 at 7 pm for a tech talk about keeping kids safe online. Find Zoom info is in our "Events" section!
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Robotics program for the 5th grade
The registration for the PTO ROBOTICS after school activity program at Donaghue School is now open for the 5th grade.

Registration: Return the completed form to the school (kids can pick up the forms at the front office) or online at

Dates: Tuesday starting January 25th for 8 weeks.
Cost: $60 per child for all sessions; no session if there is no school.
Location: Donaghue Library.
Masks: required. School protocol will apply
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
All information on this Web site regarding products and services provided by the Merrimac PTO are subject to change without notice. Reasonable efforts are taken to ensure the accuracy and integrity of all information provided here, but the Merrimac PTO is not responsible for misprints, out-of-date information, or errors. The Merrimac PTO makes no warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this Web site.
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How your donations directly support our schools


Funds Raised and Donated


Chromebooks Donated


Smartboards Donated

-Fund class school trips
-Arithmaticles Educational Show       
-Funding the annual Pentucket scholarship
-Sponsor and organize the Merrimac Back to School Event
-Field day shirts purchased for all students
*June 2017- May 2020

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Great Ways to Give

Below are some other great opportunities to donate to the PTO as you shop:

IF you shop on Amazon, simply logging in through AmazonSmile will generate funds for the PTO

IF  you are looking for gift cards to anywhere, ShopwithScrip has everything and will give the PTO a donation for each gift card purchased.  Please contact for the enrollment code.

IF you shop at Shutterfly, simply logging in through our  Merrimac PTO page will generate funds for the PTO

Joining is EASY

We are always actively recruiting members for the school year.  If you haven’t already, please join! You can either fill out the Merrimac PTO Membership Form and send it in with your child, OR, CLICK HERE to fill out the online form.