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Welcome to the ALT PTO

ALT PTO COMMITTEES

2019-2020 School Year

WE ALWAYS NEED VOLUNTEERS! If you are interested in volunteering for any of these committees, please reach out to the Board Executive Contact listed for the committee below. Click here for Executive Contact info.

Committees Listed in Alphabetical Order:

Adopt-A-Family

December

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

Committee Chair:

Lisa Moran

Executive Contact:

Christine Brezee

Volunteers:

Jessica Weiss

Christine Brezee

Pareen Mehta

Marta Molina

Stephanie Greenberg

Jessica Bodajlo

Kruti Ramani

Assemblies

September - June

Assist in scheduling and organizing events for grade level assemblies in addition to two general school wide assemblies.

Committee Chair:

Heather Silver

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Jessica Weiss

Gretchen Minieri

Jessica Bodajlo

Kruti Ramani

Back-to-School Night
September

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

Committee Chair:

Maria Pontoriero

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Lauren Sullivan

Susie Chu

Jillian Guerra

Baking

September - June

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

Committee Chair:

Maria Pontoriero

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Mariette Dzeletovic

Kimberly Kilpatrick

Stephanie Greenberg

Robyn Felblum

Book Fair

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

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Volunteers:

Joanne Purpora

Wenli Peng

Kruti Ramani

Heather Silver

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

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Volunteers:

OPEN

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:

Kim Damiano, Mariette Dzeletovic, Heather Silver

Executive Contact:

Heather Silver

Volunteers:

Jessica Weiss

Kruti Ramani

Robyn Feldblum

Family Fun

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

Executive Contact:

Heather Silver

Volunteers:

ALWAYS OPEN

Contact Heather Silver for list of volunteers on each event

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

Executive Contact:

Heather Silver

Volunteers:

Jennifer Ricci

Jessica Weiss

Anupreet Chadha

Maria Pontoriero

Kimberly Damiano

Lauren Sullivan

Adriana Trout

Susie Chu

Vivian Shehady

Andrea Freijomil

Marta Molina

Jo Anne Purpora

Kirsten Gartner

Leslie Morales

Stephanie Greenberg

Jessica Bodajlo

Wenli Peng

Cecilia Hayward

Robyn Feldblum

Julianna Giudice 

5th Grade Event

June

Organize the 5th Grade event with other elementary schools.

Committee Chair:

Gretchen Minieri

Andrea Freijomil

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Jennifer Ricci

Maria Pontoriero

Sheila Ebersole

Pareen Mehta

Jo Anne Purpora 


Jillian Guerra

Robyn Feldblum

Meredith Landau

Andrea Freijomil

Rohini Ananadan

5th Grade Yearbook

September - June

Compile and create yearbook for the 5th Grade class.

Committee Chair:

Meredith Landau, Gretchen Minieri

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Jennifer Ricci

Maria Pontoriero

Jillian Guerra

Andrea Freijomil

Rohini Ananadan

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

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

ALWAYS OPEN

Contact Carina Bellmann for list of volunteers 

Fruit & Veggie Tasting Days

Fall & Spring

Work with the school Nurse and run 3 Fruit & 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

Executive Contact:

Julianna Giudice

Volunteers:

Jessica Weiss

Anupreet Chadha

Gretchen Minieri

Leslie Morales

Stephanie Greenberg 

Kruti Ramani

Julianna Giudice

Lisa Moran

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

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Anupreet Chadha

Gina Rosenfarb

Mariette Dzeletovic

Gretchen Minieri

Thai Alonso

Vivian Shehady

Kimberly Kilpatrick

Jo Anne Purpora 


Jessica Bodajlo

Wenli Peng

Kruti Ramani

Cecilia Hayward

Julianna Giudice

Meredith Landau

Laura Roberts

Rohini Anandan

Kindergarten Registration & Orientation

September - June

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

Committee Chair:

Julianna Giudice

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Jessica Weiss

Christine Brezee

Jessica Bodajlo

Kruti Ramani

Stephanie Greenberg

Leslie Morales 

Literature Day

January

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

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Pareen Mehta

Gretchen Minieri

Susie Chu

Mom's Night Out

September - June

Plan and coordinate MNO events.

Committee Chair:

Jessica Weiss, Kimberly Kilpatrick

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Michele Lopes-Araujo

Leslie Morales

Stephanie Greenberg  

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

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

OPEN 

Patriots Game

May/June

Coordinate the Warren Township Schools Somerset Patriots Game in June.

Committee Chair:

Kruti Ramani

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Volunteers:

Susie Chu

PTO Luncheon

May

Organize the annual end-of-year PTO luncheon.

Committee Chair:

Gina Rosenfarb

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Maria Pontoriero

Jo Anne Purpora 

Leslie Morales

Stephanie  Greenberg 

Jessica Bodajlo

Kruti Ramani

Paige Albano

School Beautification

September - June

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

Committee Chair:

Julianna Giudice

Executive Contact:

Julianna Giudice

Volunteers:

Catherine Lubeck

Marta Molina

School Clothing

September - June

Contact vendor, order, sell and distribute school clothing.

Committee Chair:

Mahmooda Hotak Hashemi

Executive Contact:

Christine Brezee

Volunteers:

Kirsten Gartner

Jessica Bodajlo

Cecilia Hayward 

School Kits

March - June, September

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

Committee Chair:

Kruti Ramani

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

OPEN

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

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

Anupreet Chadha

Adriana Trout

Gretchen Minieri

Vivian Shehady

Marta Molina

Jessica Bodajlo

Kruti Ramani

Rohini Anandan

SEPAG Liaison

September - June

Attends SEPAG meetings and reports back to the PTO.

Committee Chair:

Wenli Peng

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Staff Appreciation

May

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

Committee Chair:

Jen Ricci, Shawna Slater, Kruti Ramani

Executive Contact:

Julianna Giudice

Volunteers:

Maria Pontoriero

Gina Rosenfarb

Kirsten Gartner

Jessica Bodajlo

Marisa Caruso

Kruti Ramani

Summer Bridge

March - April

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

Committee Chair:

Christina Mancino

Executive Contact:

Carina Bellmann

Volunteers:

OPEN

Teacher's Back-to-School Luncheon
September

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

Committee Chair:

Jessica Bodajlo, Julianna Giudice

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Volunteers:

OPEN

Teacher's Holiday Brunch

December

Organize volunteers to donate or bake for event.

Committee Chair:

Kruti Ramani, Gina Rosenfarb

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo

Volunteers:

OPEN

Webmaster

September - June

Update and maintain ALTPTO.com.

Committee Chair:

Cecilia Hayward

Executive Contact:

Jessica Bodajlo