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Welcome to the ALT PTO

ALT PTO COMMITTEES

2019-2020 School Year

Teacher's Back-to-School Luncheon
September

Organize luncheon for teachers on their first day back to school.

Committee Chair:

Jessica Bodajlo, Julianna Giudice

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$700

Back-to-School Night
September

Responsible for refreshments, set-up & clean up at parent reception during BTS night.

Committee Chair:

Maria Pontoriero

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$100

Family Fun Events

September, October & May

Schedule and organize Camp Riverbend in Sept., Trunk-or-Treat in Oct., Family Bingo, and Spring Family Fun Event.

Committee Chair:

Marta Molina, Robyn Feldblum

Board Exec:

Heather Silver

Budget:

Riverbend $500

Meadowbrook $500

Trunk-or-Treat $2,500

Bingo $500

Book Fairs

September & February

Work closely with Scholastic, staff, and volunteers to organize a 3-day book fair in the Fall & Spring.

Committee Chair:

Christine Brezee, Jessica Bodajlo

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$100

Fruit & Veggie Tasting Days

Fall & Spring

Work with the school Nurse and run 3 to 4 Fruit and Veggie Tasting Days for the children during a non-food day lunch. This includes purchasing, preparing and serving the fruits and veggies.

Committee Chair:

Andrea Berez, Julianna Giudice

Board Exec:

Julianna Giudice

Budget:

$400

Assemblies

September - June

Assist in scheduling and organizing events for 5th Grade assemblies in addition to two general school-wide assemblies.

Committee Chair:

Heather Silver

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

Grade Level: $3,000

School Wide: $4,000

Baking

September - June

Organize and schedule individuals to provide baked goods for different school events.

Committee Chair:

Maria Pontoriero

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

Bulletin Board / Memo Board / Birthday Board

September - June

Enhance appearance of school's entrance case and multiple interior bulletin boards throughout school as needed.

Committee Chair:

Mariette Dzeletovic, Heather Silver

Board Exec:

Heather Silver

Budget:

$500

Box Tops / Shoparoo / Amazon Smile
September - June

Create awareness for the programs that bring revenue to the school by creating contests and encourage participation.

Committee Chair:

OPEN

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$---

5th Grade Yearbook

September - June

Compile and create yearbook for the 5th Grade class.

Committee Chair:

Meredith Landau, Gretchen Minieri

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$2,200

Food Days Committee

September - June

Organize volunteers to pick-up and distribute food to children during lunch time on designated Food Days.

Committee Chair:

Jen Molina, Jessica Bodajlo, Gina Rosenfarb

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

School Beautification

September - June

Enhance appearance of school exterior by way of décor, artwork, holiday themes, etc

Committee Chair:

Julianna Giudice

Board Exec:

Julianna Giudice

Budget:

$500

School Clothing

September - June

Contact vendor, order, sell and distribute school clothing.

Committee Chair:

Mahmooda Hotak Hashemi

Board Exec:

Christine Brezee

Budget:

$---

Science Day

Spring

Organize and coordinate all aspects of Science Day which includes an assembly and Science Fair. The Science Fair is open to all ALT students to be held in the Spring.

Committee Chair:

Sonia Gomes, Marisa Caruso,

Michele Lopes-Araujo

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$1,750

SEPAG Liaison

September - June

Attends SEPAG (Special Education) meetings and reports back to the PTO.

Committee Chair:

Wenli Peng

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$---

Kindergarten Registration & Orientation

September - June

Organize and facilitate K Readiness, Orientation, and Play Date before the ALT Walk Thru.

Committee Chair:

Julianna Giudice

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$300

Mom's Night Out

September - June

Plan and coordinate MNO events.

Committee Chair:

Jessica Weiss, Kimberly Kilpatrick

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

Webmaster

September - June

Update and maintain ALTPTO.com.

Committee Chair:

Cecilia Hayward

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$---

Adopt-A-Family

December

Organize a charitable drive in December for ALT to assist families in need.

Committee Chair:

Lisa Moran

Board Exec:

Christine Brezee

Budget:

$125

Teacher's Holiday Brunch

December

Organize volunteers to donate or bake for event.

Committee Chair:

Kruti Ramani, Gina Rosenfarb

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$---

International Day

Spring

Select a country or countries to highlight through interactive activities and demonstrations. Plan and facilitate day long event as well as organize afternoon school wide entertainment/assembly.

Committee Chair:

Michele Lopes-Araujo,

Stephanie Greenberg, Leslie Morales

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$1,500

Original Art Works

January - May

Work with the art teacher and company rep to select theme for artwork, send home to families, compile art orders and distribute when received.

Committee Chair:

Maria Pontoriero

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

Literature Day

Spring

Work with the school librarian to coordinate book orders and special lunch for the lucky students and author. Arrange for transportation & refreshments during visit.

Committee Chair:

Susie Chu, Leslie Morales

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$4,000

Summer Bridge

March - April

Organize the ordering and distribution of Summer Bridge books for the school.

Committee Chair:

Christina Mancino

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

School Kits

March - June, September

Organize the ordering and distribution of School Supply Kits for the school.

Committee Chair:

OPEN

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$---

Patriots Game

May/June

Coordinate the Warren Township Schools Somerset Patriots Game in June.

Committee Chair:

Kruti Ramani

Board Exec:

Jessica Bodajlo

Budget:

$---

PTO Luncheon

May

Organize the annual end-of-year PTO luncheon.

Committee Chair:

Gina Rosenfarb

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$600

Staff Appreciation

May

Coordinate our appreciation week (food/prizes each day) for the ALT staff.

Committee Chair:

Jen Ricci, Shawna Slater

Board Exec:

Julianna Giudice

Budget:

$3,000

Field Day

June

Plan and run the annual Field Day event for the school; work with physical education teachers.

Committee Chair:

Kristin Prisco, Elizabeth Drews

Board Exec:

Heather Silver

Budget:

$2,500

5th Grade Event

June

Organize the 5th Grade event with other elementary schools.

Committee Chair:

Gretchen Minieri, Andrea Freijomil

Board Exec:

Carina Bellmann

Budget:

$2,000