149 Pleasant Street
Newton Centre, MA. 02459
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Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs

The PTO is able to sponsor so many programs and initiatives thanks to the work of our many committee chairs.  We welcome new volunteers throughout the year and encourage all parents who are interested in volunteering to contact the committee chairs directly.  Please send any questions to the co-Presidents at masonricepto@gmail.com.

Committee  Committee Chairs
A+ Magazine OPEN, OPEN
Auction Liza Harris, Kim Thurmond, OPEN
Back-to-School Picnic Rebecca Cohen, Jas Rai
Bingo Marci Shyavitz
Book Fair Niki LaCamera, Eleni Speeris
Book Swap Christine Baily, Jennifer Dirga, Scott Gordon, Ingrid Scheibler
Box Tops Julia Hamilton
Creative Arts & Sciences (CASC) Courtney Cole, Sarah Housman, Jess Johnson
Crystal Lake Classroom Laura Kay Hughes
Directory & Lists Lucy Mermagen, Scott Michalman, Maureen Oates
Field Day Coordinators Nick Grossman, Michael Holley
Fifth Grade Graduation Kristin Holson, Sarah Housman, Sarah Healy
Fool’s Folly Party: Denise Dandrea, Liz Bouvier
Entertainment: Rich Frost, TBD
Fun Run Rob Swint, Shawn Konary
Grant Writer Amy Konary
Green Team Heather Friedman, OPEN
Hospitality Eric Polli
Kinder Club Liz Bouvier, Sarah Deighton, Sarah Housman
Kids Take Action OPEN
Kindergarten Liaisons Sally Dupere, Amy Margolis, Jay Woods,
Late Check-in Francine Laden
Library Liaison Maureen Oates
Lost and Found Philip Jackson
Mason-Rice Ambassador Rob Swint
Mason-Rice Notes Galit Rosen, Carrie Tamm
METCO Family Rep Jessica Harnett
Musical Mornings Courtney Cole
Online Shopping Kristin Holson, OPEN
Parents Social Janelle Phillips, Jessica Poscover
Raffle Baskets Io Cyrus
Room Parent Coordinator Jill Ruiz, Sarah Solomon
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Barbara Nestle
SRTS: Grade 2 Pedestrian Safety Barbara Nestle
SRTS: Grade 4 Bicycle Safety Timo Helenius
Safety Committee Alexandra Ananth. Rich Frost, Sara Penn
School Garden: Classroom Mike Costello, Anne-Marie Oliphant
School Pictures Lauren Engel, Leslie Ziarko Valera
Science Fair Elissa Rottenberg
Social Action Shawn Fitzgibbons, Christina Perez
Social Action Programs:
Birthday Wishes Miriam Dellheim Baumel
Cradles to Crayons Pinar Killicci-Kret
Gift of Giving Kristin Holson, Niki LaCamera, Sarah Healy, Jennifer Manthei, Rob Swint
Newton Serves Sarah Solomon
School Supplies Inna Adler, Sylvia Eng
STEM Discovery Week Miriam Dellheim Baumel, OPEN
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch OPEN
Teacher/Staff Fall & Spring Lunches Laura Kay Hughes, OPEN
Technology Committee Anthony Deighton, James Glanville, Amy Konary, Maureen Oates, Kim Thurmond
Understanding Our Differences G3 Gabrielle Billeter and Francoise Kohler
G4 Pinar Kilicci-Kret and Shannon Rohda
G5 Nicole Ulrich and Julia Hamilton
Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Healy, Leslie Ziarko Valera
Website Editor: Tim Adler, Maureen Oates
New Design & Development: Erica & Jas Rai
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We need parents to fill some key positions. All are suitable for stay-at-home or working parents. The PTO Board & School Council involve occasional weekday meetings so some schedule flexibility is needed. We know the right people are out there.

Upcoming Volunteer Need: 2017/2018 Box Top Collection Chair

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