Greenacres PTA Executive Committee 2019 - 2020
Greenacres PTA Committees 2019 - 2020
Please lend your time and talents to make the PTA’s activities and programs strong and effective. To volunteer to work on a committee, please contact specific committee chairs directly or CLICK HERE. A description of the committees and contacts are below.After School Clubs CommitteeAfter School Clubs (ASC) Committee develops, plans, manages and oversees all aspects of the After School and Recess Clubs for two 12 week semester sessions scheduled in Fall and Spring.Artful Looking CommitteeThe Artful Looking program (developed with the assistance of experienced museum educators) is a parent-led program designed to build students' visual literacy and critical thinking skills through studying works of art. Parent volunteers attend an annual training session and facilitate four sessions per year in the classroom. No prior knowledge of art or art history is required.Book Fair CommitteeThe Book Fair Committee is responsible for a 2 day Book Sale where we offer discounted books.Budget Study CommitteeThe Budget Study Committee is the PTA resource on all issues related to the Scarsdale School District's budget and budget process. Responsibilities include attending budget study sessions and Board of Education meetings regarding budget items.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Wendy HuoFair CommitteeThe Fair Committee is responsible for all aspects of planning and logistics for the Spring Fair in May.C.H.I.L.D. (CHILDREN HAVING INDIVIDUAL LEARNING DIFFERENCES)LiasonThe C.H.I.L.D. Liason serves as the liaison to C.H.I.L.D. and communicates all C.H.I.L.D. announcements to the PTA.LIAISON: Patty SchwartzClass Parents CommitteeClass Parents are a very important part of the Greenacres PTA. The primary goal of class parents is to support and build community within the classroom. Class parents also serve as a communication liaison between the classroom families and the PTA. Every class will have two class parents. Responsibilities include disseminating information and corresponding with parents throughout the year, collecting money and purchasing gifts, assisting the teacher as needed, volunteering at PTA sponsored events, coordinating grade level events/initiatives for the PTA. 4th & 5th grade Class Parents are responsible for coordinating food/drink for Colonial Day and Heritage Night. Your Class Parents will contact you at the beginning of the school year.Classical Cafe CommitteeThe Classical Cafe Committee is responsible for organizing the Classical Cafe Events during lunch.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Jane WangCommunity Service CommitteeThe Community Service Committee organizes several drives throughout the school year that serve to teach our children the valuable lesson of “giving back”.Compact CommitteeThe Compact Committee is a school based organization that gives equal opportunity for parents, teachers, administrators and the community to work on school related issues. The committee consists of the principal, two teachers and three parents.Cultural Arts CommitteeThe Cultural Arts Committee helps coordinate assemblies on diverse subjects designed to appeal to various interests and grade levels.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Xue SuEnvironment and Sustainability CommitteeThe Environmental & Sustainability Committee collaborates with the school administration and faculty to identify ways that the school can be more environmentally friendly. The committee also educates our students (and their families) about adopting practices that will minimize harm to the environment.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Midori ImFUNdraising CommitteeThe FUNdraising Committee plans the fall FUNraiser in November. The FUNdraising Committee also coordinates a specific concept/product (i.e. spiritwear, labels, pro-sports games, etc). Responsible for the design, production and marketing of spirit wear.Fifth Grade Year End CommitteeThe Fifth Grade Year End Committee oversees the end of the year activities and projects for the 5th grade class. These activities include, but are not limited to, special events like Movie Night (Nov), Zany Olympics (April), Moving Up Ceremony (June), Field Day (June) and Pool Party (June).Greenacres Neighborhood Association LiaisonGA Neighborhood Association Liaison serves as the Greenacres PTA's point of contact with the Greenacres Neighborhood Association.LIAISON: Ralph GeerLearning from Our Differences CommitteeThe Learning from our Difference Committee organizes live presentations for each grade that educate our children on physical and mental differences.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Rachel KrisberghLibrary CommitteeThe Library Committee assists the school librarian on a regular basis, according to a schedule set up by each member.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Stephanie WechslerLunch Program LiaisonThe Lunch Program Liaison serves as the Liaison to the District Lunch Program.Multicultural CommitteeThe Multicultural Committee plans an event that celebrates the cultural diversity of Greenacres and gives students the opportunity to learn more about the world.COMMITTEE CHAIRS: Lei Cai and Molly TuPicnic CommitteeThe PTA sponsors a Welcome Back picnic for the entire school community in September.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Jennifer KaplanPT Council DelegateThe PTC Delegate is a representative of the Greenacres PTA at PT council events.DELEGATE: Meg SimonPublicity CommitteeThe Publicity Committee is responsible for disseminating information and pictures about PTA events to the local media.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Jackie WeppnerScarsdale Adult School LiaisonScarsdale Adult School Liaison serves as the liaison to Scarsdale Adult School. They are responsible for communicating programs to the community.LIAISON: Maddy LandauerSchool Picture CommitteeThe School Picture Committee helps with the coordinating of class and individual pictures in October.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Maggie SammiosSchool Play CommitteeThe School Play Committee organizes the school play with The Sand Box Theater.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Kathy StahlerSchool Supplies CommitteeThe School Supplies Committee coordinates the ordering and distributing of custom school supply kits for each grade level at Greenacres.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Katshuo DechiarioSports Swap LiaisonThe Sports Swap Liaison acts as the Liaison to the PTC Sports Swap assisting them with volunteers and publicizing the event.LIAISON: Robert JeremiahStaff Appreciation Week CommitteeThe Staff Appreciation Week Committee organizes and executes the GA staff lunch which takes place in June.Student Directory CommitteeThe Student Directory Committee manages the online directory (School Bee) for the Greenacres School community.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Robert JeremiahTalent Show CommitteeThe Talent Show Committee organizes a school-wide talent show in the spring.Walking School Bus CommitteeThe Walking School Bus Committee coordinates and oversees the GA Walking School Bus.COMMITTEE CHAIR: Kathleen BertiniWelcome Committee (Kindergarten and New Families)The Welcome Committee is responsible for assisting and welcoming New Parents. Specifically for Kindergarten, they host two events each year - a cocktail welcome event for Kindergarten parents and a playground playdate for incoming Kindergarteners, siblings and their parents. They are also responsible for recruiting buddies for all new families.
Last Modified on November 6, 2019