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Rumson PTO Committees

Do you have some spare time?  If so, the PTO needs you!!  Our committees need volunteers for the school year.  Take a look and find one (or more) that interests you.  You can choose to give an hour, a week or a month.  There is something here for everyone. 

 

To volunteer, you must either sign in to your account or create a new account and pay your annual PTO membership fee on the website (fee of $35).  Click the volunteer tab and sign up for what interests you.  An email will be sent to the Chairperson and you will be contacted when your committee begins planning.  Getting involved is a great way to be part of your child's educational experience.  Thanks for helping us make this another great year for the kids!!

8th Grade Committee
Chair:   Jennifer Jaroschak
Description:  

This role will allow you to be the Chair for the 8th Greade events. Including, Car Wash, Halloween Dance, 8th grade dance, Febrary FD/Holy Cross Basketball Game set-up, Pancake Breakfast, Washington Trip (work along side school officials), etc.... 

CHAIR REQUIREMENTS: Must be an 8th grade parent.

 
Adopt-A-Dawg
Chair:   Leslie Gronau
Description:  

Have fun searching around town for your personalized "Adopt-a-Dawg" sign. Each famliy or business that purchases a "Dawg" through this fundraiser will have it's name displayed on one of the dawgs posted throughout the town.

 
BINGO NIGHT
Chair:   Chris Frangione
Description:  

Plans are in the works for this event - We will keep you updated on information to sign up! 

 
Book Fair
Chair:   Jillian Florio and Melina Sophinos
Description:  

Our Annual Scholastic Book Fair is one of our largest fundraisers of the year and requires many volunteers to help staff and run it.  There is a large range of tasks and all are listed below.  It is a favorite of both the children and parents and offers volunteers a chance to become involved early in the school year.

 
Bulldog Merchandise (All Year)
Chair:   Lori Rongetti- PTO
Description:  

We need volunteers to attend events and sell BULLDOG MERCH! Great opportunity to see the merch first hand! SIGN UP AND HELP US SELL!! 

PLEASE EMAI THE PTO WITH INTEREST TO HELP SELL MERCH AT EVENTS

 
CLASS PARENT COMMITTEE
Chair:   Shauna Murray - Lee Esposito
Description:  

Interested in becoming a Class Parent for your students class? Please let our chairs know. Nominees must be a PAID member of the PTO.

 
Coupon Books (Sept/October)
Chair:   Lee Esposito
Description:  

This fundraiser is an easy way to help.  Kidstuff Coupon Books are sent out to students in K-5 at the end of September.  For $25 parents can buy the book and save hundreds of dollars over the course of the year with coupons to their favorite stores/events.  This committee organizes the distribution of the books and the collection of the money.  This fundraiser takes only a couple of weeks to complete and doesn't require a lot of time each day.

PLEASE EMAIL THE PTO WITH INTEREST TO HELP CHAIR

 
Daddy/Daughter Dance
Chair:   PTO BOARD
Description:  

A Classic event for our Bulldog Families. This event in the past, was run by the REF, but has now come to the PTO. The event will host Fathers and their Daughters to celebrate an afternoon of dancing, light fair and games. Photography opportunity. Work along side PTO on event and Hospitality committee for food services. Venue TDB.

Volunteers will help with set up/clean up. Ticket sales, food services, etc. 

 
Dawg Dash
Chair:   Irene Hall
Description:  

This event offers a great opportunity for the community to get involved. The Dawg Dash is a yearly running event through-out the town on a selected course for students, parents and helps support local businesses to join in. 

 
Deane-Porter Art Show
Chair:   Betsy Newman
Description:  

This committee organizes and hangs all of the artwork for our Annual Deane-Porter Art Show in May.  Many volunteers are needed in short shifts to hang hundreds of pieces of artwork throughout the school.  This is a favorite time for the kids to show off their creativity to mom and dad so come volunteer to make it look terrific!

 
Deane-Porter Field Day
Chair:   Kim Magarro- Bridgett Riepl
Description:  

Field Day takes place during a school day at the end of the year.  It is a day of games, races, contests and all kinds of fun activites for kids outside on our fields.  This event requires many, many volunteers.  Tasks include, set up and clean up, staffing games, organizing refreshments and coordinating the schedule.  This is a great volunteer day for Dads and an awesome way to celebrate the end of the school year!!

PLEASE EMAIL THE PTO TO HELP VOLUNTEER ON THIS FUN DAY! 

 
Directory
Chair:   PTO Board
Description:  

You will have the ability to access the directory from your PC, iPad/tablet or smart phone with a paid PTO MEMBERSHIP ONLY!  Please make sure you submit your information as you would like it to appear in the directory. 

 
Evening of Fine Art - Forrestdale
Chair:   CHAIR VOLUNTEER NEEDED !
Description:  

This is the Annual Forrestdale Art Show scheduled for May.  This committee organizes and hangs all of the artwork for the Evening of Fine Arts.  Many volunteers are needed in short shifts to hang hundreds of pieces of artwork throughout the school.  This is a favorite time for the kids to show off their creativity to mom and dad so come volunteer to make it look terrific!

 
FALL MOVIE NIGHT (2021 Fall Fest replacement)
Chair:   PTO BOARD
Description:  

FALL MOVIE NIGHT - This will take the place of the 2021 Fall Fest due to pandemic restrictions. Venue: School Auditorium

8th Grade Community Service Opportunity

Great opportunity to help the PTO with selling Merchandise, food services, etc...

 
Forrestdale Field Day
Chair:   Irene Hall, Jess Ohagan, Alana Zerillo
Description:  

Field Day takes place on a school day at the end of the year.  It is a day of games, races, contests and all kinds of fun activites for kids outside on our fields.  This event requires many, many volunteers.  Tasks include, set up and clean up, staffing games, organizing refreshments and coordinating the schedule.  This is a great volunteer day for Dads and an awesome way to celebrate the end of the school year!!

PLEASE EMAIL THE PTO TO HELP VOLUNTEER ON THIS FUN DAY! 

 
Forrestdale Follies
Chair:   Megan Collard- Heather Pappas
Description:  

No Broadway experience necessary!  This is our Annual Forrestdale Variety Show.  Grades 4-8 perform songs, skits and dances on stage in the Forrestdale Gym.  Many volunteers are needed to hold auditions, organize the performances, sell tickets, supervise backstage and coordinate the event.  This is a fun and exciting night for the kids so come volunteer to showcase our future stars!!

 
HALLOWEEN- REC TABLE AND TREAT
Chair:   Victoria Bowley - Chris Frangione
Description:  

Sign up for a fun family night in Participation with Rumson Rec for Family Movie Night. Families can have a "TABLE AND TREAT" decorated table to give out candy or goodies to the local kids.  Prize awarded to the best table!  

8th Grade Commnity Service Opportunity

 
HOSPITALITY
Chair:   Marisa Schorr & Lauren Hunt
Description:  

Hospitality Chairs are in charge of helping the PTO with offering food services at some very important school events. They are required to set up/clean up and be able to follow a budget. Some events include: Teacher's Breakfast, Orientations and work alongside event chairs for any hospitality needs.  Interested in this roll? Please email the PTO

 
Lunch with a Loved One
Chair:   Stephanie Cupps & Marlena Redling
Description:  

Every February around Valentine's Day, the PTO sponsors a special event where Deane-Porter students are encouraged to have a "Loved One" of their choice come to school to have lunch with them.  It can be Mom, Dad, Grandma or Grandpa or any other special person.  Volunteers are needed to help decorate the Deane-Porter cafeteria and gym, bake treats, and serve goodies to the children and their guests on this special day.

 
Membership
Chair:   PTO BOARD
Description:  

PLEASE SIGN UP TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE PTO GROUP - YOUR $35 MEMBERSHIP WILL GIVE YOU ACCESS TO THE PTO DIRECTORY, ENABLE THE ABILITY TO VOLUNTEER FOR CLASS PARENT, VOLUNTEER TO CHAIR AND SUPPORT PTO EVENTS AND ATTEND THE MONTHLY PTO MEETINGS WHERE DR BORMANN AND OUR PRINCIPALS GIVE IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND ENABLE Q&A SESSIONS. 

 
Paint the Town Pink
Chair:   Laura Nava
Description:  

Help decorate the school in honor of Paint the Town Pink for this Spring event (Breast Cancer Awareness Month - May).

 
Parents Night Out
Chair:   PTO BOARD
Description:  

Parents Night Out....the biggest fundraiser of the year. It is a fantastic night out for parents at a local venue, with an auction, music and delicious food and drinks! Should you have a space that you would like us to look into, please email a member of the Board. Donated auction items are a fantastic way to get involved. We are looking for concert/sport tickets, experiences, golf outings, vacation homes, new designer items, store gift cards, etc... No item is too small for this amazing night. 

 
PTO SHOPPING EVENTS
Chair:   Lisa Kozinn
Description:  

The PTO Shopping Event Coordinator will help the PTO coordinate "special discounts" with our local businesses and outside vendors for our Rumson School Families. These may include, but are not limited to clothing stores, health and fitness facilities, restaurants, home stores, etc...  The events can run for 1 day, a weekend or a certian time frame, depending on the vendor.  It's a great opportunity to allow our families to give back to our schools while helping to support a business..

If you have a business you would like to see join in, please email Lisa or a member of the PTO.  

 
RUMSON PTO BOARD
Chair:   RONGETTI, JAROSCHAK, DIEHL, KLIEWE, BOWLEY, KEAVENEY, SOPHINOS
Description:  

Would you like to become a member of the PTO? It's a rewarding experience to help the school and support our Bulldog families. Please email any member of the PTO with interest for next year.

TERM REQUIREMENT

 
Teacher Appreciation Week
Chair:   PTO BOARD
Description:  

This is a week long celebration in May to celebrate the wonderful job our teachers do every day.  The PTO provides breakfast and goodies for the teachers that week and also gives them giftcards to help them purchase school supplies needed for their classrooms.

 
Tennis Event
Chair:   Jennifer Diehl - Fran Fragiacomo
Description:  

Help plan this year's Annual Tennis event. It's a great way to raise money for the school, get some exercise and spend time with friends. 

 
Veteran's Day
Chair:   Bridget Riepl & Emily Coton & Bridget Duffy/ Kathleen Frangione
Description:  

Join us as we honor and celebrate our men and women in uniform!!  The PTO sponsors Veteran's Day assemblies and speakers and hangs hundreds of posters, essays and pictures around the schools.  The kids learn valuable lessons in history and are reminded of the great gift of our country.  Volunteers are needed to arrange program details and hang artwork and posters in the hallways.  If any of you have family members willing to speak/present to the children, please email our Chair. And we would greatly appreciate any stories, items, pictures that we can display in the lobbies. 

PLEASE EMAIL THE PTO TO HELP VOLUNTEER ON THIS FUN DAY! 

 
VISUAL PERFORMING ARTS EVENT
Chair:   Heather Pappas and Meg Collard
Description:  

Some of the favorite Assemblies are born here!  This role enables 2 shows during the year that both DP and FD students are able to be hands on with.  A famous event as an example is the BMX show...

Have a show you think would be amazing for the students? Contact the chairs for information.

 
VISUAL SCHOOL BOARD FOR DP & FD
Chair:   Monica Duque
Description:  

Have that creative touch? Display your creativity at both DP & FD for all to see. Chair will create inspiring boards in the hallways and lobby's of our schools. Supplies will be given from the PTO, all you need to do is be creative.  

Please email the PTO with any interest.