Committees and ComMittee Leaders
6-8 Event-Christina Umek
Academic and Cultural Arts Enrichment-Darlene Kuzloski
After School Enrichment-Jen Smolenski and Melanie Bodner
This committee was designed to coordinate fun and informative classes for students after school. Volunteers needed to organize classes.
Art to Remember-Kyle Auwaerter
Back to School Night-Danielle Dolan
This is an event that provides refreshment and information during Back to School Night. A handful of volunteers are needed to setup, break down and maintain supplies during those nights.
Beach Photos by Jen Malpass-Melanie Bodner
This is a fundraiser that, for a reasonably low price, Jennifer provides a 15-minute photo shoot, a 5x7 of one of the pictures, a CD of digital copies of photos in color and sepia, and a release to print pictures. Pictures are taken in April or May on the beach. Committee members are needed day of photo shoots to help Jennifer keep moving through families.
This committee adds plants and helps maintain the grounds at the school. Volunteers are needed to help with planting and clean up as needed.
Book Fair-Elizabeth McLoughlin
Every October, Scholastic Books has a book fair during and after school for the kids to buy books. Volunteers are needed to help set up and run during the operation.
This is an event for the kids for after school. For a price, kids get a few games of bowling each week. Parents are required to transport the kids to the bowling alley. Volunteers are needed to help at the bowling alley.
By Laws-Suzanne Toohey
This committee maintains, reviews and proposes changes to the official PTO By-laws.
Cook’s Tour-Paul Werner
Cook’s Tour 50/50-Christina Fessler
Part of the Cooks Tour this fundraiser sells 50/50 raffle tickets at different locations/events up to the day of the Cooks Tour where the winner is drawn. It usually runs from September to December, many volunteers are needed to sell the tickets for this fundraiser.
Dance (Pre-K-2)-Sara Weir and Jennifer Blaustein
This is a fun evening for Antrim students to get together & dance to the tunes from our DJ. Five dollars for Pre-K-2 Antrim students. Volunteers needed the night of the event to help work a couple of tables i.e. snack table, chaperone inside the gym, & clean up. Antrim Pre-K-2 students only, no siblings.
Dance (3-5)-Sara Weir and Jennifer Blaustein
Flamingo Flocking-Amy Cholewa
This fundraiser raises money by placing a flock of plastic flamingos on lawns and asking for a fee to remove them and an opportunity to flock someone else for a price. It runs Mother’s Day to Father’s Day. Many volunteers are needed to move the multiple flocks around town each night.
Franks Family Fun Night-Open
This family activity is a night at Frank’s Family Arcade where for $5 per person you get $10 worth of quarters, a slice of pizza and a fountain soda. It is held in late March and no volunteers are needed.
Gifting Committee-Barbara Seaman
This committee is designed to use the money we raise throughout the year. Volunteers are needed to help go through the Wish List from the parents and teachers.
This committe works to find/make inexpensive gifts for the students to purchase as gifts during the holidays. Volunteers are needed to make/donate materials, set up shop, wrap gifts and help students shop, and take down shop at the end of sale.
Nominating Committee-Mary Highton
This committee looks for candidates for the Executive Board.
Playground Committee-Jennifer Blaustein
This committee looks to add to the playground/outdoor space in the school. Volunteers may be needed to write grants and reach out to the school community for playground equipment ideas.
Pumpkin Carving-Mary Highton
The Halloween event is for families to get together and carve pumpkins. For a fee, you get a pumpkin. It is held one afternoon and evening in the cafeteria. Volunteers are needed for setup, during and cleanup.
Recess Committee-Audry Artz, Amy Cholewa, Tara Weber, Terri DiGennaro
This committee was formed to purchase items for the kids to play with during recess especially during indoor winter recesses.
Rosemary Morgan-Jenn Dearborn
The Rosemary Morgan Essay contest is in honor of a former 4th grade teacher. The essay is done with the teachers and the subject is about New Jersey. The PTO gives a prize and the name on a plaque. Volunteers are needed to read essays and pick the top ones to present to the general membership.
Scholarship Committee-Helen Schulter
This committee is for a scholarship we give a high school senior
School Pictures-Heather McLaughlin
This committee helps twice a year with the school pictures. Volunteers are needed the day of pictures.
School Supplies-Melissa Mercado
Coordinate with the principal to get the official supply list for all grades in March. Advertise the service to Antrim families and set up the summer time delivery to school. One day the end of August, volunteers are needed to help set up kits in the cafeteria by grade and distribute them to parents.
Sunshine/Follow Your Heart-Sabrina Bezerra
This committee was formed to send sunshine to students and faculty who need it. Volunteers are needed to help deliver gifts.
Teacher Appreciation-Suzanne Toohey