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Oak Knoll School

PTO Committees

  • PTO Committees are listed alphabetically. To learn more about or 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.

    If you have expenditures that you need to submit for reimbursement or need to have a check issued by the PTO, please print off and complete the PTO Request for Reimbursement/Disbursement Form, staple receipts to back of form and place in the PTO Treasurer’s mailbox (near the teacher mailboxes) in the school office. Please refer to the PTO Financial Guidelines or email the PTO Treasurer if you have questions.


    PTO Committees and Leads for 2016-2017


    After School Programs Set up and manage programs for children to attend at Oak Knoll after school activities. Alison Buchanan,
    Lindsey Hutchinson
    After School
    Organize Oak Knoll Volleyball and Basketball teams for play in Burgess League. Julie Gosler, Becky Genauer, Alison Matthews, Sherrie Feinstein, Carolyn Kryger
    Back to School Luncheon Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in September. Julie Pietrantoni, Donna Baton
    Book Fair Organize and execute the Oak Knoll Book Fair. Jennie Lang,
    Mary Speiser
    Car Line Manage the car line procedures for drop-off and pick-up. Allison Chao
    Coffee Carts Host monthly morning coffee cart for teachers with parent supplied fruit and baked goods. Andrea Potischman, Julia Dunn
    Composting Work with school and students to support composting at school. Sarah Thayer
    Directory Create a hard copy directory of student information for each Oak Knoll Family. Tracy Watt
    Embracing Our Differences Organize and execute week-long program for students around "embracing" our differences. TBC
    Fall Family Picnic Organize a family picnic/ event for all Oak Knoll families and staff in early Fall. Katherine Armstrong,
    Andrea Auerbach,
    Nancy Lieberman,
    Marla Powers
    Friends and Family Day Plan, organize, and execute Friends & Family Day. Alison Matthews, Catherine Dacey
    Girl Scouts Assist with the forming of new Girl Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops Oak Knoll. Allison Chao
    Hot Lunch Coordinate Hot Lunch program and recruit/schedule volunteers to serve hot lunch to students. Mina Kent, Roopa Shah
    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. Katherine Robinson, Tara Carranza
    Kindergarten Yard Duty Coordinator Coordinate, schedule & remind parent volunteers for Kinder Yard Duty for morning recess/snack time. Sarah Brophy
    Library Resources Coordinate and organize the library database and maintain library inventory with the help of a committee. Mara Goldman
    Library Volunteers Coordinator Coordinate volunteers to work in school library during class times, recesses, and lunch. Noelle Carpenter
    New Family Ice Cream Social
    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). Kelly Schmitz
    Noteworthy Art Coordinate production and distribution of note cards that feature original artwork by Oak Knoll students. Sora Choe,
    Erin Dolinko,
    Tiffany Wolf
    Oak Knoll Community Outreach Community programs. Facilitate the integration of Tinsley families through improved communications and fostering of child/parent relationships within the Oak Knoll Community. Nicole Scott, Adelaide Bianchi
    Otterwear Bring spirited Oak Knoll logo wear to our families each year. Becky Bullard,
    Kelli Agnich, Ashley Montulli
    Otter Weekly Create and send out the weekly electronic newsletter, The Otter Weekly, to Oak Knoll families. Michelle Ho, Tamara Russel
    PTO Membership Team Coordinate the PTO Annual Fundraiser Drive in the fall.

    Karen Dearing, Tamara Russel, Janelle McCombs, Gina Skinner, Stephanie Chen, Christa West

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

    Janell Sanford,
    Amy Thornborrow, Annley Dempsey

    Science Fair Plan, promote and execute the annual Oak Knoll Science Fair for grades 2-5. Sherwin Chen,
    Sandi Knox,
    Tracy Roeder
    Science Olympiad Plan a one day 4th and 5th grade class competition with a variety of science related events. TBC
    Teacher Appreciation Luncheon Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in February. Andrea Potischman
    Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon Plan and execute the volunteer luncheon in May. PTO Board
    Website Ensure the school website is up to date with accurate information. Tamara Russel
    Yearbook Gather and prepare all elements for the annual yearbook. Tara Carranza,
    Sherrie Feinstein,
    Tamara Russel,
    Gina Skinner, Christie Connaghan
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