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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 Kim Kinaka, Anand Dighe
Auction Liza Harris, Carol Ann Delmonico, Meredith Tzouros
Back-to-School Picnic Justine Kelley
Bingo Marci Shyavitz
Book Fair Eleni Speeris, Carol Ann Delmonico, Rebecca Diamondstein; PJ Party: Janelle Phillips
Book Swap Eleni Speeris
Box Tops Katy Anderson
Creative Arts & Sciences (CASC) Martine Bennett, Jenny Evans, Jess Johnson, Lucy Mermagen
Crystal Lake Classroom Laura Kay Hughes
Directory & Lists Lucy Mermagen, Scott Michalman
Field Day Coordinators Nick Grossman, OPEN
Fifth Grade Graduation Carol Ann Delmonico, Jess Poscover
Fool’s Folly Party: OPEN, OPEN
Entertainment: OPEN
FORJ: Emily Frank, Sara Penn
Fun Run Rob Swint, Shawn Konary
Grant Writer Amy Konary
Green Team Heather Friedman, OPEN
Hospitality Vera Tarbayeva
Kids Take Action OPEN, OPEN
Kinder Club Rebecca Diamondstein, Sarah Fogelman, Sarah Housman, Shana Zhandman
Kindergarten Liaisons Sasha Goldman, Jenna Wang, Lucy Mermagen
Late Check-in Carrie Tamm
Library Liaison Amanda Mahajan, Maureen Oates
Lost and Found Katy Anderson, Lauren Engel
Mason-Rice Ambassador (New families G1-5) Rebecca Diamonstein
Mason-Rice Notes Carrie Tamm, Maureen Oates
METCO Family Rep Jessica Harnett
Musical Mornings Amy Cobaugh, Jay Wood
NewtonPAC Abby Hemani, Marcia Neiberg
Online Shopping Yasmeen Kazimi
Parents Social Liz Bouvier, Jess Poscover
Raffle Baskets Sara Penn, Sarah Solomon
Room Parent Coordinator Amanda Mahajan
Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Barbara Nestle
SRTS: Grade 2 Pedestrian Safety Barbara Nestle
SRTS: Grade 4 Bicycle Safety Timo Helenius
Safety Committee Rich Frost, OPEN, OPEN
School Garden: Classroom Anne-Marie Oliphant
School Pictures Leslie Ziarko Valera
Science Fair Nevin Ekici
Social Action Christina Perez, Kate Wissel
Social Action Programs Birthday Wishes: Miriam Dellheim Baumel
Cradles to Crayons: OPEN
Gift of Giving: Michele Niepel, Rob Swint, Jay Wood
Newton Serves
Sarah Solomon
Speaker Committee Sara Penn
School Supplies Inna Adler, Sylvia Eng
STEM Discovery Week Aedin Culhane, Sharon Topper
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch OPEN
Teacher/Staff Fall & Spring Lunches Laura Kay Hughes, OPEN
Technology Committee Amy Konary, Maureen Oates, Russell Schwager
Understanding Our Differences G3 OPEN, OPEN
G5 Francoise Kohler, Jill Reynold
Volunteer Coordinator OPEN, OPEN
Website Webmaster: Jessica Hughes 
Editor: Maureen Oates
Design & Development: Erica & Jas Rai
World Cultures Festival Amy Konary, Gerlinde Struhkamp Munshi, Lucy Mermagen
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