Northvale PTO Committees

5K RUN/Laces For Learning
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

We need motivated volunteers to help get sponsors, set-up the day of and clean-up after the event.  In addition, we need volunteers to contact the local newspapers for advertising. This is a fun school and town event.  Cool 

 

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT
Chair:   Alex Sader and Jen Simpadian
Description:  

Our PTO has put together various after school classes for your child to enjoy.  We have keep the cost down by asking for volunteers.  It's a fun way to meet other parents and get to know the children. We need parent help with attendance and dismissal the day of the classes.

Participation is AFTER SCHOOL.

 
BINGO
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

This event is a winner for sure.  The kids go crazy for this night of fun! This event invites families to come and play BINGO.  We have great prizes and lots of smiles.  Snacks and beverages are served.  We are looking for volunteers to help purchase and wrap the prizes for the event.  Set-up and clean-up crew, refreshments and snack table, BINGO caller, check-in table....every job is fun. 

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
BOARD OF EDUCATION LIASON
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

Attend every Board of Education meeting and report back to the PTO members.  

Participation is EVENING.

 
BOOK FAIR
Chair:   Paulette Puccio - Chair Rebecca Osso - Co-Chair
Description:  

The volunteers are asked to help with organizing and staffing the Fall and Spring book fairs.  Set-up is usually done in the afternoon until early evening.  Great way to see the books your children get to choose from.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
BOX TOPS
Chair:   Vanessa Aiello and Amy Evanisko
Description:  

Collect and tally box tops according to program deadlines.  Tell family and friends to collect box tops for you, this program has the potential to bring in a lot of money for the kids/school.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
CASINO NIGHT
Chair:   Melissa Banzaca
Description:  

This event is never a gamble!  We need motivated volunteers to help with a wide variety of items.  This event takes place in February, but we start in September to reserve the banquet hall, solicitation and general details of the event.  The committee is responsible for securing entertainment, organization of prizes and raffles.... so much more, so much fun to be a part of.

Participation is DAY or EVENING .. actual event participation is EVENING.

 
CATALOG FUNDRAISER
Chair:   Elaine Pontone
Description:  

We need volunteers to organize, collect and distribute fundraising catalogs.   Fundraiser takes place in the Fall.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
COAT DRIVE
Chair:   Maritza Acosta
Description:  

Help those in need of a warm coat.  We need volunteers to organize the drive.  Set up a box by the offices in both schools and collect the coats and distribute to the charity.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
CULTURAL ENRICHMENT
Chair:   Sarah Kirch - Chair
Description:  

Select assemblies for the school year, which must be coordinated with the School Administration.  Responsible for making copies of worksheets and attending various assemblies.  Usually about 5 assemblies throughout the year.

Participation is DAY.

 
Fall Festival
Chair:   Jessica Cloesmeyer
Description:  

The leaves are changing and there is a chill in the air which means it's time for the Fall Festival this year. Get dressed in your Halloween costume and get ready for a chill or thrill. Activities for the whole family including a DJ, face painting, crafts, costume contest and more. Come hungry if you dare we will have food for purchase. 

Participation is EVENING

 
FIELD DAY
Chair:   Sarah Kirch and Jennifer Vendetti
Description:  

This event should be called FUN DAY!  Help organize events and schedule for that day with school administration. Volunteer the day of to work a station.

Participation is DAY.

 
Friday Admin/Meals (Pizza)
Chair:   Debi Cariati
Description:  
 
HEALTH & SAFETY
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

Planning and presenting any programs for the children that will benefit their health and safety.  Coordinate Child Identification Program and Health & Fitness Fair.

Participation is DAY or EVENING

 
ICE CREAM SOCIAL
Chair:   Lisa Silverman
Description:  

You scream I scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!!  This is a ssswwweeeettt event.  We need people to be ice cream scoopers, man the popcorn machine, face painters and tattoo appliers.  This is a rain or shine event in June.  

Participation is EVENING.

 
KIDS KREATIONS
Chair:   Kellyann Carney
Description:  

Coordinate art work with the Art Teacher, distribute the art work, compile order forms & distribute to parents.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
KINDERGARTEN DANCE
Chair:   Jessica Cloesmeyer
Description:  

Calling all Kindergarten families!!!! Come and hang out with all your new friends!!  We will have a DJ so you can show off all your dance moves.  Meet new parents and new kids!  This committee is all about having fun!

 
KINDERGARTEN ROUND-UP
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

Coordinate with kindergarten teachers crafts, activities & refreshments for students and parents during the registration/orientation in the Spring.

Participation is DAY.

 
LUNCH SERVERS-Please volunteer below to serve lunch!
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  

This is a great way to catch up with old friends and meet new friends, oh yea you have to hand out food too. Laughing

Volunteers would need to be available to serve all lunch periods (10:45am - 1:00) on the day they have choosen.  You usually serve lunch every 6 weeks. This is a great way to get involved.

Participation is DAY.

 
LUNCH-Not for Volunteers
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  

 

 

 
MEMBERSHIP
Chair:   PTO
Description:  

Holds membership drive throughout the school year and compiles membership list for the PTO.  Works with directory.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
Monday Admin/Meals
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  
 
MOTHER'S DAY PLANT SALE
Chair:   Jen Venditti - Chair Alma Giordano - Co-Chair
Description:  

Organize the plants the day before.  Organize the tables the day of event.  Assist the children in choosing the perfect plant. Clean up, only takes a few minutes.

Participation is DAY.

 
MOVIE NIGHT
Chair:   Sandra Brennan
Description:  

Sit Back Relax and enjoy the show! The aroma of popcorn fills the All Purpose Room.  Volunteers are needed to check in children and parents, make sure no one is playing in the bathrooms, making popcorn and stuffing goody bags.

Participation is EVENING.

 
NON PTO COMMITTEE - PICTURE DAY
Chair:   Jen Venditti / Kelli Saiz
Description:  

We ask that if you are a class parent you help out on this day as well as picture re-take day.  You can work in shifts.  It is a fun day of helping make sure the kids look their best for the photos.

 
NON PTO COMMITTEE: LIBRARY AIDES
Chair:   Mrs. Nicholich
Description:  

Provide the school library with volunteer service.  Helps in library with any library related activities (i.e. putting books away).

Participation is DAY.

 
NON PTO COMMITTEE: READ-A-THON
Chair:   Mrs. Nicholich
Description:  

Works with school librarian on reading program by tallying record sheets from grades 1-3.  This event meets Fridays from January - March.

Participation is DAY.

 
REFRESHMENTS
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

Provides refreshments for all PTO activities (including meetings and 1st day of Kindergarten).

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
SCHOOL BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  

Volunteers needed to help plant and maintain the school grounds.

 
SCRIPT PROGRAM
Chair:   Toleen Farah
Description:  

Perfect fundraiser for the gift givers in your family!  Gift card fundraiser, send out flyer to parents with list of available gift cards, collect funds & distribute gift cards.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
SPIRIT WEAR
Chair:   Melisa Skific
Description:  

Let's all show our school spirit!  Help design logo and choose what items to offer.  Coordinate with the supplier to place order and deliver items to families.

Participation is DAY or EVENING

 
SPRING FLING
Chair:   Jean Marie Cerbasi
Description:  

Hop into a great committee.  Plan menu for the event.  Choose raffles and purchase prize baskets, wrap baskets.  Volunteers are also needed to serve the day of the event. 

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
TALENT SHOW
Chair:   Sarah Kirch
Description:  

Who doesn't love a good talent show?! Well we have a great talent show to love!  Volunteers needed to organize participants, make posters, flyers, organize rehearsal times and help out during performance night.

Participation is DAY & EVENING.

 
Thursday Admin/Meals
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  
 
Tuesday Admin/Meals
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  
 
Wednesday Admin/Meals
Chair:   Jen Venditti
Description:  
 
WINTER BREAKFAST
Chair:   Kellyann Carney
Description:  

This is a very festive event that school age kids and younger siblings love.  A visit from our favorite chunky man in a red suit visits the boys and girls of Northvale.  So to make this event extra special we need you to help plan the menu, purchase raffles, and line up volunteers to serve and run event.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 
WINTER CONCERT / SPRING CONCERT
Chair:   TBD
Description:  

This committee is geared towards helping Mr. Herndon set-up for the Winter Concert as well as the Spring Concert.  Items have already been purchased, they just need to be brought into the gym and set-up the day of the concert.  It is asked that committee arrives the next morning to take down and put away the items. Custodians will assist in putting items in the garage behind the school.  Other items will go to the storage facility.

 
WINTER GIFT SHOP
Chair:   Alma Giordano
Description:  

The kids love this event.  They are given the opportunity to buy items for their family and friends for the holidays.  We need volunteers to help organize the items, help the kids shop, man the tables for up to 2 days.

Participation is DAY or EVENING.

 



PTO Meetings Dates 2017-2018

PTO Meetings are at 7:30 in the All Purpuse Room of the Northvale School

September 27th (followed by Committee Chair meeting)

October 12th

November 15th

January 17th

February 8th

March 7th

April 19th

May 16th


Quick Link to Northvale Public Schools Website


Upcoming School Events


December 5, 2017
End of Trimester I

December 7, 2017
7:00 PM Holiday Concert - Gymnasium

December 11, 2017
6:30 PM Board of Education Meeting - Media Center

December 14, 2017
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Grades 7&8 Holiday Concert at NVOT

December 25th - January 1st
Holiday Recess



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