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
Set up and manage programs for children to attend at Oak Knoll after school activities.
Chairs: Neda Razavi, Hongran Stone
Organize Oak Knoll Volleyball and Basketball teams for play in Burgess League.
Chairs: Sherwin Chen, Alison, Matthews, Becky Genauer, Jenni Djafari
Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in September.
Chairs: Julie Pietrantoni, Donna Eaton
Organize and execute the Oak Knoll Book Fair.
Chairs: Emily Record, Tara Carranza
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
Work with school and students to support composting at school.
Chairs: Mary Kelly, Tara Morran, Emily King
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: Katherine Armstrong, Andrea Auerbach, Neda Razavi
Fifth Grade Field Day
Organize Fifth Grade Field Day.
Chair: Alison Matthews
Plan, organize, and execute Friends & Family Day.
Chairs: Lindsey Hutchinson, Kristi Cannon
Assist with the forming of new Girl Scout troops and adding new members to existing troops Oak Knoll.
Chair: Katherine Heidel
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
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
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: Rebecca Emery, Katherine Glass
Musical, 3rd Grade
Chair: Amy Redell
Musical, 4th and 5th Grade
Chairs: Page Curtin, Stephanie Chen
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
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
Bring spirited Oak Knoll logo wear to our families each year.
Chairs: Becky Bullard, Kelli Agnich
Create and send out the weekly electronic newsletter, The Otter Weekly, to Oak Knoll families.
Chairs: Dan Gehant, Katie Gardner
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
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
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.
Chair: Alison Matthews
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
Provide catered style luncheon to faculty and staff in April.
Chair: Andrea Potischman
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: Tara Carranza, Tamara Russel, Gina Skinner, Christie Connaghan