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 2021-2022
Set up and manage programs for children to attend at Oak Knoll after school activities.
Chairs: Jackie Kort
Organize Oak Knoll Volleyball and Basketball teams for play in Burgess League.
Chairs: Bjorn Carey, Clara Choi, Jenni Djafari, Mark Hochstetler
Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in September.
Chairs: Donna Eaton
Organize and execute the Oak Knoll Book Fair.
Chairs: Amy Moore, Nora Singer
Work with school and students to support composting at school.
Chairs: Mary Kelly
Assist with the forming of new Cub Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops at Oak Knoll.
Chair: Mark van der Pyl
Organize a family picnic/event for all Oak Knoll families and staff in early Fall.
Chairs: Sarah Thayer
Fifth Grade Field Day
Organize Fifth Grade Field Day.
Plan, organize, and execute Friends & Family Day.
Chairs: Kristi Cannon
Assist with the forming of new Girl Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops Oak Knoll.
Coordinate Hot Lunch program and recruit/schedule volunteers to serve hot lunch to students.
Chairs: Regina Enhuber, Rachel Maclay, Idit Sagiv-Barfi
International Family Liaisons
Chairs: Sarah Gormsen, Purdy Miller
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: Lindsay Nalevanko, Jackie Kort
Coordinate and organize the library database and maintain library inventory with the help of a committee.
Chair: Minna Tong
Coordinate volunteers to work in school library during class times, recesses, and lunch.
Chair: Carey d'Alessandro
Chairs: Aly Gay
Musical, 3rd Grade
Chair: Tatiana LeGrain, Julia Samachisa
Musical, 4th and 5th Grade
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: Lindsay McCartney, Jackie Kort
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: Jeff King
Bring spirited Oak Knoll logo wear to our families each year.
Chairs: Katie Davis
Create and send out the weekly electronic newsletter, The Otter Weekly, to Oak Knoll families.
Chairs: Meredith Nonnenberg
Coordinate the PTO Annual Fundraiser Drive in the fall.
Chairs: Corey Binns, Becky Bullard, Laura Webb, Victoria Dorward
Room parents support classroom teachers by recruiting parent volunteers who help in the classroom, chaperone field trips, and plan parties. Room parents also facilitate recognition activities during Teacher Appreciation Week, help build community among class families, and act as ambassadors of the school.
Chairs: Christie Connaghan, Amy Beim, and Alice Mount
Plan, promote and execute the annual Oak Knoll Science Fair for grades 2-5.
Chairs: Laura Webb, Kate Piper
Plan a one day 4th and 5th grade class competition with a variety of science related events.
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in April.
Chair: Donna Eaton
Plan and execute the volunteer luncheon in May.
Chair: PTO Board
Ensure the school website is up to date with accurate information.
Chair: Angie Kenny
Gather and prepare all elements for the annual yearbook.
Chairs: Danielle Gold, Jane Woodall, Christie Connaghan