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School Hours: 8:40 - 3:17 

Braeside PTO Committees

Back to School Bash
Chair:   Karina DeHayes

Arrange for games, prizes, food, entertainment, volunteers and publicity for Braeside’s Back to School Bash, which is held on a weekend in the fall. Work for this committee begins during the summer. Sign up here:

Bells and Whistles Fundraising
Chair:   Helpdesk
Description:   This committee is responsible for tracking the sales of the Paperless PTO Bells and Whistles fundraising program.
Bobcat Sales
Chair:   Brooke Palmer

Manage inventory and sell Bobcat themed school supplies and gifts at PTO events. Organize sale and distribution of Braeside logo items throughout the school year

Book Fair
Chair:   Sarah Nielsen, Sarah Waters, Christine Alex

Work with IMC teacher to staff the fall book fair that benefits Braeside's IMC. Volunteers set-up, clean-up , and work as cashiers at the event in November.

Box Tops for Education
Chair:   Erin Figenholtz

Coordinate collection of “box tops” and enrollment in the Box Top for Education program, which donates money to Braeside, based on purchases made by Braeside families.

Braeside Beautification/Green Team
Chair:   Sarah Horowitz

Work with members of Braeside’s professional family to beautify and maintain Braeside‘s historic building and grounds.Work with students and staff on environmentally focused projects within the school setting.  Help organize Earth Day activities.

Braeside Bucks
Chair:   Stephanie Fick

Coordinate, publicize, and run Braeside’s “scrip” purchasing fundraising program that allows Braeside families to prepay for regular shopping with purchases of gift cards.

Braeside Running Club and District 112 Fun(d) Run
Chair:   OPEN: Contact Christine Alex if interested
Braeside Running Club is a free, parent run grogram during recess. Students are encouraged to run or walk around the playground. They mearsure their distance and progress from week to week. This committee also supports District 112's Fun(d) Run.


Class Pictures
Chair:   Sarah Horowitz

Organize annual picture day, photo retake day and 5th grade class pictures. You will work with the professional photographer contracted through the school district. Dates are set by principal.

Club Bobcat
Chair:   Sarah Neilsen and Christine Alex

Assist with all aspects of various after school classes to be offered. Attendance during classes is not part of the committee requirements.

Community Service
Chair:   Janea Harris and Sarah Nielsen

Community Service- Canned Food Drives

Fifth Grade Promotion
Chair:   Sarah Nielsen and Kristen Ramirez

For parents of fifth grade students-coordinate the Fifth Grade Promotion activities that include lunch, fundraisers, class gift, t-shirt, party, etc. Chairperson oversees budget.

Food Days
Chair:   Dana Wallman

Food days run Monday through Friday so please indicate which day you will be volunteering. Volunteers help distribute lunches during two lunch periods. Shift begins at 11:30 and ends at 12:30.

Fundraiser- Square 1 Art
Chair:   Kirk Moore and Carly Jones

Fundraiser working with Art team

Hospitality Comittee
Chair:   Brooke Kauf and Hope Firsel

Plan Newcomers Tea the first day of school. Provide refreshments for teachers during fall/spring conference days. Also, plan the Braeside Staff Appreciation Luncheon and Teacher Appreciation week in the spring. Throughout the year welcome new families to Braeside.

IMC (Library)
Chair:   Sarah Nielsen

Assist  the librarian in checking out/in books

MLK Day of Service
Chair:   Lindsey Gladstone

A parent run committee that organizes community related service projects and provide support and assistance on community service projects (including organizing a service project for MLK day) to the Character Crusaders and Braeside Staff liaison

School supplies
Chair:   Cara Hoffberg

The school supply chairperson and committee meets with the Braeside principal and teachers in January to receive the supply lists for the following school year. Then the chairperson communicates with the supply company and organizes the sale of supplies. The committee helps distribute supplies to classrooms in time for school in August.

Specific responsibilities include:
Fall, sign contract with supply company
Spring (after spring break), get supply list from teachers and send to supply company for quotes
Middle of May till end of school, have supply sale (online)
June, put school supply list on PTO website, so families that don't order can purchase supplies on their own
August, distribute supply orders
Skate Night
Chair:   Carrie Gordon and Stephanie Fick

An annual event for Braeside families at Centennial Ice Arena.  Students enjoy skating, chances to shoot goals on Principal Hailpern, pizza and hot chocolate. The committee is responsible for planning, advertising and working at the event.

Used Book Sale
Chair:   Karina DeHayes

Collect books and DVDs for selling at the Used Book Sale. Help set-up, clean-up, publicity, and working at the event.

Chair:   Skevin
Chair:   Skevin
Chair:   Jessica Tipsecu

Help take pictures in classrooms and at Braeside events for the annual yearbook