Committees

2020-2021 Committee Chairs

 

AMERICAN CLOTHING DRIVE

Chairs: Michele Maron and Kim Sweet

Description of event: Co-chairs arrange two “gently” used clothing drives

ART SHOW

Chairs: Lisa McDermott, Allison Horris, Alexis Baron 

Description of event: One-day event when student artwork is displayed.  Families are invited from 3 to 6 PM.

BEAUTIFICATION

Chairs:  Fotoula Anastasopoulos

Description of event: Decorating the inside and outside of school on a monthly basis

BIG BROTHER/BIG SISTER

Chairs:  Janelle Nunes and Jodi Lacapra

Description of event: Lunchtime program that pairs Fourth graders with Kindergarteners to create crafts

BINGO NIGHT

Chairs: Alicia Gammaro, Meryem Ozkus, Jessica Mueller 

Description of event: Bingo night for the North End students

BIRTHDAY BOARD

Chairs: Toni Ann Mattia, Larissa Montecuollo

Description of event: Prepare and decorate the monthly birthday board that displays the birthdays of students, teachers, and staff

BOOK FAIR

Chairs:  Lisa Conforti, Claudia Lagunes, Lyndsey Cohen

Description of event: Three-day Scholastic book fair where families and students may purchase books at a 25% discount

BOWLING DAY

Chairs:  Irene Cadillo, Bonnie Faiella

Description of event: Bowling day for students usually held the Monday of Martin Luther King Jr. break

CHAIR OF ALL CLASS PARENTS  (Co-Chairs oversee Class Parent Network.   In conjunction with President appoint class parents)

Chairs: Irene Cadillo, Janelle Nunes

CLASS PARENTS APPOINTED

Description of event: Class parents manage class funds, collect dues, assist teachers with class parties, trips, and field day

CORPORATE PROMOTIONS

Chairs:  Irene Cadillo and Jim Morrison

Description of event: North End participates in reward programs sponsored by major companies such as Box Tops and Campbell’s

CULTURAL ARTS

Chairs: Afi Jonhson-Lamptey

Description of event: Organize assemblies for North End students that showcase various performance arts and academic programs

DIRECTORY

Chairs: Amy Fairclough & Erica Roche

Description of event: Organize and distribute North End online directory that contains class lists, important dates, and the addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of North End families

DJ NIGHT

Chairs: Alicia Gammaro, Jodi Lejuez

Description of event: Fun night for the kids with music and dancing

FIELD DAY

Chairs: Erica Roche and Stacy Mazzola

Description of event: Fun day of games for all North End students

FIELD DAY BARBECUE

Chairs:  Allyssa Tzavalakis, Jennifer DeSorti, and Christine Perri

Description of event: Lunch for students on field day

FOURTH GRADE PROMOTION

Chairs: Janelle Nunes, Bonnie Faiella, Patricia Martorana 

Description of event: Events where North and South End Fourth Graders get to know each other before entering middle school

GERTRUDE HAWKE CHOCOLATE

Chairs: Fotoula Anastasopoulos and Alicia Gammaro

Description of event: Candy sale just in time for the spring holidays

HOLIDAY SHOP

Chairs: Janelle Nunes, Allyssa Tzavalakis, and Nicole Axentiou

Description of event: Shop where students may purchase holiday items for their family

HOT LUNCH

Chairs: TBD

Description of event: Students may choose hot lunch options from local vendors

ICE CREAM LUNCH

Chairs: TBD

Description of event: Weekly sale of ice cream during lunch hour, held on Wednesdays

JACKALS GAME

Chairs: Allison Horris and Anne Maguire

Description of event: North End night at the Jackals game

MEMORY BOOK/DVD (FOURTH GRADE YEARBOOK)

Chairs: Kristin Roussel, Toni Ann Mattia, and Rocco DeSiano

Description of event: Book and DVD for fourth-grade students with pictures from their time at North End

MERCHANT DAYS

Chairs:  Irene Cadillo

Description of event: Local businesses sponsor days when a percentage of the sales from North End families is donated back to the school

MOVIE DAY

Chairs: TBD

Description of event: Movie day for students, usually held on a teacher in-service day

ORIGINAL ARTWORKS PROGRAM (Square 1)

Chairs: Helen Archontou, Lyndsey Cohen

Description of event: Families may purchase products that display their child’s artwork

PICTURE DAY 

Chairs: Daniella Mafettone and Christine Perri, Fotoula Anastasopoulos

Description of event:

PLANT SALE

Chairs: Allyssa Tzavalakis, Larissa Montecuollo

Description of event: Mother’s Day plant sale

R.E.A.L.I.S.E.

Chairs: Tami Grancagnalo and Sue Kolakowski

Description of event: This committee works closely with the Special Education department

SAFETY WALK

Chairs:  TBD

Description of event: Oversee Kindergarten safety walk and organize ID kits for new North End students

SATURDAY PRE-SCHOOL

Chairs: Fotoula Anastasopoulos, Jeanette Chowlera, Kristin O’Leary, Kristin Metzinger

Description of event: Monthly program for children who will be entering Kindergarten the following year

SCHOOL SPIRIT-WEAR SALE

Chairs:  Kristina Dugan

Description of event: Panther clothing sale

SCHOOL SUPPLY SALE

Chairs: Jen Forschino and Lisa McDermott

Description of event: Organize sale of school supplies for the upcoming school year

SCRIPT HOLIDAY GIFT CARD FUNDRAISER

Chairs: Amy Fairclough

Description of event: Families can purchase gift cards from hundreds of retailers including restaurants, clothing stores, and major department stores

SIGN LETTERING COMMITTEE

Chairs: Allison Horris and Fotoula Anastasopoulos

Description of event: Updating front of the school sign

TEACHER/ STAFF APPRECIATION

Chairs: Laura Esposito, Stephanie Salen

Description of event: Events that celebrate the North End teachers and staff

TRICK-OR-TRUNK

Chairs:
Kristen Makoski, Alicia Gammaro

Description of event: Held in North end parking lot, families decorate their cars for Halloween  and children can trick-or-treat at each car