PTO Committees

  • PTO Committees are listed alphabetically. To learn more about or to volunteer for a committee, please click on the individual committee name or email the committee co-chair(s). If you are having difficulty contacting a committee or would like to inquire about an open position, please email the Oak Knoll PTO President.

     

PTO Committees and Leads for 2018-2019

  • After School Programs

    Set up and manage programs for children to attend at Oak Knoll after school activities.

    Chairs: Neda Razavi, Hongran Stone

     

    After School Sports

    Organize Oak Knoll Volleyball and Basketball teams for play in Burgess League.

    Chairs: Sherwin Chen, Alison, Matthews, Becky Genauer, Jenni Djafari

     

    Back to School Luncheon

    Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in September.

    Chairs: Julie Pietrantoni, Donna Eaton

     

    Book Fair

    Organize and execute the Oak Knoll Book Fair.

    Chairs: Emily Record, Tara Carranza

     

    Coffee Carts

    Host monthly morning coffee cart for teachers with parent supplied fruit and baked goods.

    Chairs: Meagan Carabetta, Laura Low Ah Kee, Alex Abrams, Jane Woodall

     

    Composting

    Work with school and students to support composting at school.

    Chairs: Mary Kelly, Tara Morran, Emily King

     

    Cub Scouts

    Assist with the forming of new Cub Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops at Oak Knoll.

    Chair: Mark van der Pyl

     

    Fall Family Picnic

    Organize a family picnic/event for all Oak Knoll families and staff in early Fall.

    Chairs: Katherine Armstrong, Andrea Auerbach, Neda Razavi

     

    Fifth Grade Field Day

    Organize Fifth Grade Field Day.

    Chair: Alison Matthews

     

    Friends and Family Day

    Plan, organize, and execute Friends & Family Day.

    Chairs: Lindsey Hutchinson, Kristi Cannon

     

    Girl Scouts

    Assist with the forming of new Girl Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops Oak Knoll.

    Chair: Katherine Heidel

     

    Hot Lunch

    Coordinate Hot Lunch program and recruit/schedule volunteers to serve hot lunch to students.

    Chairs: Regina Enhuber, Rachel Maclay

     

    International Family Liaisons

    Chairs: Sarah Mrabet, Kirsten Dansk

     

    Kindergarten Welcome Event

    Welcome Kindergartners to Oak Knoll, and help familiarize them with their teacher, classroom and school landmarks such as the bathrooms, flagpole, playground, and classroom cubby before the first day of school.

    Chair: Ashley Hollmig

     

    Library Resources

    Coordinate and organize the library database and maintain library inventory with the help of a committee.

    Chair: Minna Tong

     

    Library Volunteers Coordinator

    Coordinate volunteers to work in school library during class times, recesses, and lunch.

    Chair: Carey d'Alessandro

     

    MPAEF Envoy

    Chairs: Rebecca Emery, Katherine Glass

     

    Musical, 3rd Grade

    Chair: Amy Redell

     

    Musical, 4th and 5th Grade

    Chairs: Page Curtin, Stephanie Chen

     

    New Family Welcome

    Organize a welcome event to be held a few days before school starts to welcome new families (1st-5th Grade) to Oak Knoll. (There is a separate event for New Kinders).

    Chair: Kelly Schmitz

     

    Noteworthy Art

    Coordinate production and distribution of note cards that feature original artwork by Oak Knoll students.

    Chairs: Monika Charrette, Sarah Sobel, Minna Tong, Amanda Pandjiris

     

    Oak Knoll Parents for Safe Routes

    Works with the District and District-wide SRTS Committees to make our streets safer for kids to travel to and from school via bicycle, foot, scooter, etc.  Also manages bike safety programs and activities.

    Chairs: Mary Kelly, Jeff King

     

    Otterwear

    Bring spirited Oak Knoll logo wear to our families each year.

    Chairs: Becky Bullard, Kelli Agnich

     

    Otter Weekly

    Create and send out the weekly electronic newsletter, The Otter Weekly, to Oak Knoll families.

    Chairs: Dan Gehant, Katie Gardner

     

    PTO Fundraising Team

    Coordinate the PTO Annual Fundraiser Drive in the fall.

    Chairs: Jenny Buddin, Katie Gardner, Christa West, Karen Dearing, Katherine Glass, Sarah Sobel, Sarah Thayer, Amy Moore

     

    Room Parent Program

    Provide support to classroom teachers by recruiting, organizing, and assisting in the classroom, for parties and on field trips.

    Chairs: Jennifer Kline, Christie Connaghan, Amy Beim

     

    Science Fair

    Plan, promote and execute the annual Oak Knoll Science Fair for grades 2-5.

    Chairs: Laura Webb, Kate Piper

     

    Science Olympiad

    Plan a one day 4th and 5th grade class competition with a variety of science related events.

    Chair: Alison Matthews

     

    Teacher Appreciation Luncheon

    Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in April.

    Chair: Andrea Potischman

     

    Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

    Plan and execute the volunteer luncheon in May.

    Chair: PTO Board

     

    Website

    Ensure the school website is up to date with accurate information.

    Chair: Angie Kenny

     

    Yearbook

    Gather and prepare all elements for the annual yearbook.

    Chairs: Tara Carranza, Tamara Russel, Gina Skinner, Christie Connaghan