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Working with Principal Grable and Indian Trail teachers and staff, the PTO supports programs to enhance students’ education across a wide variety of areas. We thank you for your support of our fundraisers!

 


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Indian Trail PTO Committees

 

 

 

 

 

Assemblies
Chair:   Jen Luby
Description:  

This committee plans and coordinates 2-3 school assembiles each year. Committee chairs work with school principal to schedule the events, attend assemblies and take photos for the yearbook. 

 
Back To School Bash/Spring Fling Committee
Chair:   Meredith DuBrow and Amy Gregor
Description:  

This committee plans and coordinates our annual back-to-school party (canceled for 2020) and year end Spring Fling party.

If you are interested in planning and coordinating or helping out on the day of the event, please click the box and one of the committee chairs will contact you.

 
Bingo Night Committee
Chair:   Heidi Sachs & Leslye Whittman
Description:  

This committee coordinates and manages our family-friendly Bingo Night (TBD for 2020-21). 

If you are interested in planning and coordinating or assisting for Bingo Night, please click the box and one of the committee chairs will contact you.

 
Creation Station
Chair:   Courtney Aloma & Jaime Kant
Description:  

Committee chairs are responsible for interviewing children for specific grade level projects associated with the curriculum, typing up various papers for these projects, presenting projects back to children for illustrations and finalizing the various grade level projects into a bound book. The Chairs also make the covers for said books that are bound. Also responsible for managing supplies and placing orders for supplies needed. Supplies include fabric, cardboard, glue sheets, printer ink, and binding tape.

 
Disability Awareness
Chair:   OPEN
Description:  

This parent-led program exposes students to a wide variety of disabilities through hands-on simulations along with other fun and stimulating opportunities. Volunteers plan Jan.-March and teach 1 day/week for 5 weeks in April and May. (Dates will be decided by Administration)

 
Fifth Grade Celebration Committee
Chair:   Meredith DuBrow & Geri Schlanger
Description:  

Help plan, publicize, fundraise, and execute the 5th grade graduation celebration and class gift.  Also, coordinate with Edgewood feeder families to plan a year-end mixer event for students to meet.  

 
Fine Arts Committee
Chair:   Carol Gooze & Tamara Silver
Description:  

Coordinate volunteers and facilitate the Fine Arts Program where parents teach children about great artists and lead a related art project. Presentation and art supplies are already prepared, so no experience necessary. (keep art supplies stocked and track to ensure all classrooms are exposed to presentations).

 
Food Days Committee
Chair:   Meredith DuBrow & Julie Schneiderman
Description:  

Coordinate volunteers for Food Days support for Marla's Lunch.

 
FUNd Run Committee
Chair:   Stacey Kolthammer
Description:  

Work to recruit participants and volunteers in a run/walk benefitting the District 112 Education Foundation. The FUNd run usually occurs in late September.

 

 
Greenhouse Committee
Chair:   Hannah Rose and Claire Wigmore
Description:  

Volunteers will help maintain the greenhouse once per week (Wednesdays/TBD). Wear weather appropriate clothing.

 
Hospitality
Chair:   Julie Pedraza
Description:  

Organize food for various events including a PTO orientation for incoming families, staff meals during conference.  Coordinate Dudes and Donuts, Gals and Goodies.

 
Indirect Fundraising
Chair:   Margaux Sayer
Description:  

Coordinate and oversee indirect fundraising efforts such as Kids Kreations, Box Tops, Restaurant Fundraisers, Gift Wrap, etc.

 

 
Library Committee
Chair:   Tonia Dimitriou and Courtney Aloma
Description:  

Coordinate schedule of volunteers to help assist librarian with checking in and shelving books. A consistent, biweekly commitment is requested.

 
Nominating
Chair:   Meredith DuBrow & Anne Mucha
Description:  

Led by the Recording Secretary the nominating committee creates the slate for next year's executive board.

 
Pancake Day
Chair:   Shannon Johnson and Amy Gregor
Description:  

A long-standing community tradition and fundraiser that Indian Trail plans to hold in February 2020. Volunteers are needed to serve on planning committees including Games & Crafts, Silent Auction, Raffle, Food, and Publicity.

Note: If interested in just volunteering on the day of the event, a sign up genius will be sent a month before the event.

 
Room Parent Committee
Chair:   Heidi Sachs and Geri Schlanger
Description:  

Coordinate Room Parents, communicate responsibilities, distribute communications via room parents as necessary, help procure gifts for specials teachers during teacher appreciation.

If you are interested in being a room parent, please indicate this in your students' profile. 

 
School Picture Day Committee
Chair:   Julie Pedraza
Description:  

Attends and facilitates Picture Day; coordinates with Color Portraits in scheduling picture day (September) and the 5th grade class picture (May).

 

 
School Supplies Committee
Chair:   Liz Kubicki & Rosi Perea
Description:  

Implement our fundraiser in which parents purchase a kit with all school supplies needed for the following school year.   Obtain supply lists from our school staff, provide details for publicizing the event, and coordinate with vendor to set up the ordering process and have the kits at school next year and distribute to each child's classroom.

 

 
Service Club
Chair:   Nina Laseau, Carol Ring, and Lisa Lissner
Description:  

Organizes and coordinates activities supporting local charities during lunch recess on a monthly basis.

This committee includes Blessings in a Backpack, Coat and Boot Drive, Food Drives, Earth Day/Arbor Day community service day and MLK Day of Service table.

 
Spiritwear Committee
Chair:   Jennifer Freeman
Description:  

Spiritwear committee chairs select vendors, choose merchandise, publicize, and sell Indian Trial sprit wear for the year. They also coordinate order-taking and work with the vendor and PTO to distribute orders to students.

 
STEAM
Chair:   Tamara Silver & Marisa Ornestein
Description:  

Volunteer at the PTO's new STEAM program during student lunch/recess

Schedule TBD - volunteer positions will be online under Volunteer --> Volunteer for Events

This amazing programming is be led by Mrs. Grost, the librarian and Mr. Lagunas!

 
Teacher Appreciation Committee
Chair:   Lindsay Stein Cohen and Laura Docks
Description:  

Coordinate Teacher Appreciation Week activities, treats, meals and decorations for teachers lounge. Secure volunteers to bring in treats, decorations, or other items needed for teacher appreciation days.

 
Yearbook Committee
Chair:   Julie Walter, Sarah Snodgrass, and Caroline Johnson
Description:  

Work with our teachers and IT rep to design the yearbook.  Photographers needed to record events throughout the school year.  Need someone to facilitate distributing the yearbooks at year-end.