Committees

PTO Committees and Volunteer Needs

To volunteer for any of these committees or find out more:
signup here!

Events:

Breakfast with Buddies:  Help serve breakfast/coffee before school for students and a special family member.  CHAIRS: Jamie Gale, Tiz Ihnchak

Game Night:  Fun family gathering in November and March.  Help is needed with snacks and prizes.  CHAIR: Heather Kramer

Harvest Moon Festival:  All-school family fun night in mid-October.  Many volunteers are needed before and during the evening of the event to help plan, set-up, sell tickets, run games, help with food and clean up afterward.  CHAIRS: Erin Celello, Lynne Kramer, Molly Pagel

Run.Walk.Move!:  Annual fall fun run for students at Northside. All students receive t-shirts and are cheered on for getting active – running, walking, or just moving in any way they can to promote health and wellness and raise additional funds for the school.  CHAIR: Jessica Anderson

Scholastic Book Fair:  Book fair set up over several days in the Northside school library. This event provides Northside with a return of 50% or more in Scholastic book credits for every dollar spent to ultimately benefit our school library, classrooms, book room, and Read-On program.  Volunteers are needed to prep materials, set-up, and help at the book fair and clean up.  Event is in November and March.  CHAIRS: Jenny Maron, Lynne Kramer, Lisa Froelich

Share Fair:  An annual event, in March, where students prepare an exhibit to showcase a personal interest.  CHAIR: Jenn Kline

On-going:

Art in the Classroom:  Volunteers are provided materials to share a pre-selected work of art and facilitate a related art project in the classroom.  No art background is required.  Sign up with your child’s classroom teacher.  CHAIRS: Steve Giles, Alix Thomas

Cultural Arts:  Assist in scheduling cultural arts events and field trips for each grade and entire school.  CHAIRS: Courtney Hall, Elizabeth Valitchka

Dolphin Dash:  Weekly event for Northside students to have fun running laps to earn tokens. Takes place during fall and spring once per week when weather permits.
CHAIRS: Carrie Rancourt, Heidi Allen-Bregman

Farm to School Taste Test:  Volunteers are needed to help distribute farm fresh foods during lunches – one Friday per month during lunch.  CHAIRS: Carrie Rancourt, Danelle Robinette

Read On!: Volunteers are needed to help oversee distribution of books earned by students once a month during lunch.  CHAIR: Marianne Kenny

Staff Appreciation:  Volunteers help with monthly activities to show appreciation for Northside Staff.  Events include luncheons and Staff Appreciation Week.  CHAIRS: Flavia Gibson, Patti Madden

Trash to Treasure:  Box Tops collection for supplemental school income. Help is needed to prepare Box Tops, cell phones, printer cartridges, etc. for quarterly redemption.  CHAIR: Alix Thomas

Yearbook:  Volunteers are needed to take pictures at various event throughout the school year, and with distribution and administrative duties.  CHAIRS: Heather Kramer, Lynne Kramer

Services:

Communications: Volunteers work to keep you in the know by preparing newsletters, posting on Facebook and updating the PTO website.  CHAIRS: Debbie Fischer, Catherine LaCrosse

Information/Picture Day:  Volunteers are needed to help with school photos, distribution school kits and at informational tables.  CHAIR: Jill Rauwerdink

School Supply Kits:  Administrative and distribution help needed.  School Kits at August Registration day. Calculators in fall.  CHAIR: Sarah Shroyer

Square One Art:  Students prepare art that can be reproduced onto gift items like cards, mugs, bags, etc.  Help is needed for administrative details and distribution.  CHAIR: Lynne Kramer

Spiritwear:  Communicate with online vendor and distribute monthly order through classroom teachers.  CHAIR: Candy Petranek

Contact Us

Northside Elementary School
3620 High Road
Middleton, WI 53562

Office: (608) 829-9130
Attendance (608) 829-9050

PTO President

Northside website

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