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Braeside PTO Committees

Back to School Bash
Chair:   Laura Boehm, Leigh Smollar & Karina DeHayes
Description:  

Arrange for games, prizes, food, entertainment, volunteers and publicity for Braeside’s Back to School Bash, which is held on a weekend in the fall. Work for this committee begins during the summer.

 
Bobcat Sales
Chair:   Brooke Palmer
Description:  

Manage inventory and sell Bobcat themed school supplies and gifts at PTO events. Organize sale and distribution of Braeside logo items throughout the school year

 
Book Fair
Chair:   Sarah Waters and Sherri Richardson
Description:  

Work with IMC teacher to staff the fall book fair that benefits Braeside's IMC. Volunteers set-up, clean-up , and work as cashiers at the event in November.

 
Box Tops for Education
Chair:   Erin Figenholtz
Description:  

Coordinate collection of “box tops” and enrollment in the Box Top for Education program, which donates money to Braeside, based on purchases made by Braeside families.

 
Braeside Beautification/Green Team
Chair:   Jane Peszek and Shannon Flynn
Description:  

Work with members of Braeside’s professional family to beautify and maintain Braeside‘s historic building and grounds.Work with students and staff on environmentally focused projects within the school setting.  Help organize Earth Day activities.

 
Braeside Bucks
Chair:   Stephanie Fick
Description:  

Coordinate, publicize, and run Braeside’s “scrip” purchasing fundraising program that allows Braeside families to prepay for regular shopping with purchases of gift cards.

 
Braeside Running Club and District 112 Fun(d) Run
Chair:   Jennifer Engleman, Carly Jones
Description:  
Braeside Running Club is a free, parent run grogram during recess. Students are encouraged to run or walk around the playground. They mearsure their distance and progress from week to week. This committee also supports District 112's Fun(d) Run.

 

 
Class Pictures
Chair:   Marci Taub
Description:  

Organize annual picture day, photo retake day and 5th grade class pictures. You will work with the professional photographer contracted through the school district. Dates are set by principal.

 
Club Bobcat
Chair:   Marci Taub
Description:  

Assist with all aspects of various after school classes to be offered. Attendance during classes is not part of the committee requirements.

 
Fifth Grade Promotion
Chair:   Open
Description:  

For parents of fifth grade students-coordinate the Fifth Grade Promotion activities that include lunch, fundraisers, class gift, t-shirt, party, etc. Chairperson oversees budget.

 
Food Days
Chair:   Dana Wallman
Description:  

Food days run Monday through Friday so please indicate which day you will be volunteering. Volunteers help distribute lunches during two lunch periods. Shift begins at 11:30 and ends at 12:30.

 
Hospitality Comittee
Chair:   Leslie Rosen and Christine Alex
Description:  

Plan Newcomers Tea the first day of school. Provide refreshments for teachers during fall/spring conference days. Also, plan the Braeside Staff Appreciation Luncheon and Teacher Appreciation week in the spring. Throughout the year welcome new families to Braeside.

 
IMC (Library)
Chair:   Amy Raposo
Description:  

Assist  the librarian in checking out/in books

 
MLK Day of Service
Chair:   Lindsey Gladstone
Description:  

A parent run committee that organizes community related service projects and provide support and assistance on community service projects (including organizing a service project for MLK day) to the Character Crusaders and Braeside Staff liaison

 
Nurse's Liason
Chair:   Unknown
Description:  

Assist the school nurse throughout the year as needed and to assist with the vision and hearing screening.

 
Room Parent Chairperson
Chair:   Brandy Deshur
Description:  

Coordinate selection of room parents. Organize parents at the beginning of the school year, including room parent meeting. Monitor room parent involvement throughout the year. Start phone chains as needed. (Note: room parent solicitation will be sent in a separate document.

 
School supplies
Chair:   Cara Hoffberg, Stephanie Maletsky
Description:  

The school supply chairperson and committee meets with the Braeside principal and teachers in January to receive the supply lists for the following school year. Then the chairperson communicates with the supply company and organizes the sale of supplies. The committee helps distribute supplies to classrooms in time for school in August.

Specific responsibilities include:
 
Fall, sign contract with supply company
Spring (after spring break), get supply list from teachers and send to supply company for quotes
Middle of May till end of school, have supply sale (online)
June, put school supply list on PTO website, so families that don't order can purchase supplies on their own
August, distribute supply orders
 
Skate Night
Chair:   Lilla Daniels
Description:  

An annual event for Braeside families at Centennial Ice Arena.  Students enjoy skating, chances to shoot goals on Principal Hailpern, pizza and hot chocolate. The committee is responsible for planning, advertising and working at the event.

 
Used Book Sale
Chair:   Sherri Richardson
Description:  

Collect books and DVDs for selling at the Used Book Sale. Help set-up, clean-up, publicity, and working at the event.

 
Yearbook
Chair:   Shannon Flynn and Lesley Kiferbaum
Description:  

Help take pictures in classrooms and at Braeside events for the annual yearbook