CommitteesTo Contact SHS Committee chairs, obtain a phone number or email from the school directory or send a contact request via the "Ask the Elephant."
8th Grade Orientation
Jill Realbuto Mary Goff
Provide information packet to parents the evening of the 8th grade orientation. The evening is for parents of current 8th graders. Class Parent Committee
The purpose of the Class Parent Committees is to work with students, their faculty advisors and school administrators on social events, community service projects and fundraising throughout the students’ four years at SHS.
Class of 2022 - Vicki Durso and Christine Milojevic Treasurer - Denise Donnelly
Class of 2023 - Jessica Bernhard and Kara Morett Treasurer - Jenn Azimi
Class of 2024 - Paula Chaumon and Kelly Olsen Treasurer - Jodi Noreika
Class of 2025 - Kim Grillo and Rachelle Humbert Treasurer - Andrea Kapica
Represent the SHS PTA at monthly council meetings. The council delegate speaks and votes on behalf of SHS PTSA members and reports council activities at SHS PTSA meetings.
Gwen Gordon Rothschild
Amanda Casabona Cohen
Coordinate Driver Safety Program to help prepare our teens to be careful and responsible drivers. Date (February/March) for the following year is set at the end of the current year after confirming with speaker. Promoting event, coordinating with school administrators and registration for sign in purposes.
Meets monthly to discuss pertinent educational issues. Organizes yearly community service fair. Provides yearly speaker to discuss issues related to the academic, social, and emotional growth of our children.
Recruits and manages the volunteer team.
Fundraising Sue AbramsonCSAT/ACT Boot Camp - Coordinate online boot camps with Learn the Playbook to hold fall and spring sessions and promote in-home opportunities. Heidi Cambrieri Essay Workshop Boot Camp - Coordinate summer essay workshops for incoming seniors.
Flower Fundraiser - contact Commencement Flowers, Inc. for date. Company brings everything needed.
Amanda Casabona Cohen
Used Clothing Fundraiser - Organize and promote collection of used clothing and many other items. Held in the spring.
Organize the decoration of the tent and a reception for graduation.
Grants Dawn Susca Reviews and gives recommendations on teacher's mini grant applications, to reimburse them for projects that enhance education. Membership Diana Tomasulo Encourages parents, students, teachers and staff to become members of the SHS PTSA. Collect dues and maintain an accurate list of members. Parent/Student Programs Provide information and education to parents and students on various subjects. Red Ribbon Week A national anti-substance abuse campaign. Works closely with the Student Assistance Counselor to develop and then help administer a program which will make our children stop and think twice about making unhealthy choices. Reflections A program that encourages an awareness of the arts. Every year, a new theme is selected. All grade levels (K-12) 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 the national recognition and awards. Program runs September through December 1 for submissions. Scholarship Fundraising
Grace De Feo
Coordinates fundraising activities to fund senior scholarships. Scholarship Selection Cara Padovani Distribute scholarship information and applications to SHS seniors. Reviews applications and selects recipients. SEPTA Representative Virginia Sheridan Represent the SHS PTSA at SEPTA meetings to share information between both PTA units. Staff Appreciation Lunch
Plans and coordinates lunch for the entire SHS Staff as a thank you.
Kristy Ann Castaldo
A SHS faculty member represents the staff at our PTA meetings to report on faculty news, and returns information back to the staff at their meetings.
Student Representative Students are welcome members of the PTSA, and have a representative voice at every meeting. Website Monique Burwell Responsible for the SHS PTSA website content and design.
Any parent can be a volunteer to help at any PTSA function.