Authors' Day Christine Milojevic Authors visit the school twice a year. The authors give presentations plus writing workshops. Work with Barnes and Noble rep for book orders and sale. Work with Librarian to select authors. Book Fair Rebecca Googel, Dawn Cole Coordinate and run two books fairs in the Fall and Spring. Selling, organizing and re-ordering books for the 3 days the fair is going on. Box Tops Sylvia Maffei Promote the collection of box tops from students. Submit box tops to company for cash.
Paula Chaumon, Kara Seeger Represent SMS PTA at monthly Council meetings. The Council Delegate speaks and votes on behalf of SMS PTA members and reports council activities at SMS PTA meetings. Cultural Affairs Dawn Susca Arranges and implements a variety of cultural arts programs and assemblies to enrich the education of our children. Education Meets with faculty about educational issues with the goal of effecting positive change. The committee will encourage communication among parents, teachers and administrators toward increasing the success of educational programs to ensure the academic, social and emotional growth of our children. 8th Grade T-Shirts Paula Chamoun Design and Order 8th Grade T-Shirts. Dodgeball Fundraiser Christine Milojevic Coordinate and sell snacks at Student Council Dodgeball event. Clothing Fundraiser Jeannie Sherman, Shannon Frey Organize and promote collection of used clothing and many other items. Held in the fall. DeCicco's Fundraiser no chair needed Collect receipts from DeCicco's in Brewster. Tally amount and submit. The DeCicco family will donate 1% of pre-tax total to SMS PTA. Green Works with Council Green Chair to promote sustainability through projects, programs and targeted fundraising.
Encourages parents, teachers and staff to become members of the SMS PTA. Collect dues and maintain an accurate list of members. Mini-Grants Cindy Roepe Reviews and gives recommendations on teacher’s mini-grant applications to reimburse them for projects that enhance education. Parent Programs Provide information and education to parents on various subjects based on feedback and interests. Reflections A program that encourages an awareness of the arts. Every year, a new theme is chosen. All grade levels are encouraged to participate in one of four ways: musical composition, literature (including poetry, prose, and drama), visual arts (including drawing, painting, collage, and printmaking), and photography. The work will be judged for competition, and the program culminates with national recognition and awards. Program runs Sept-Dec 1 for submissions. 6th Grade Social Cathi Venturini Coordinate, sell tickets, and promote the Socials for 6th grade. Be at Social with other volunteer chaperones. 7th Grade Social Cathi Venturini Coordinate, sell tickets, and promote the Socials for 7th grade. Be at Social with other volunteer chaperones.
Staff Appreciation Lunch
Plans and coordinates lunch for the entire SMS Staff.
PTA/teacher Liaison Gary Wanderlingh SEPTA Representative Jennifer Brooks Represent the SMS PTA at SEPTA meetings to share information between both PTA units. Website Cathi Venturini Responsible for SMS PTA website content and design.