November Countryside


Welcome to the Closter Parent Teacher Organization Website!
Our website is constantly updated with useful information and upcoming events

How to easily navigate the website
- Information about current events and programs can be found on our Homepage, some PTO programs have a dedicated page under "Programs: Info"
- Items available for purchase appear under the "Programs: Order" menu (viewable after you SIGN IN)

Quick Links:
Join the PTO + Update grade and teacher on My Students + Verify information and directory selections on your Profile
Check out your Dashboard to see all your PTO information in one place! Including: profile, studetns, available items for sale, and recent orders
Get Involved! Check out the PTO Calendar and related Committees for the coming year - Sign Up to volunteer

Art to Remember Extended for holiday delivery!!!

Art to Remember has been extended for guaranteed holiday delivery.

Extension ends on December 3

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Closter PTO Apple Cider Donut Kit Family Fun NightFundraiser

Closter PTO Apple Cider Donut Kit Family Fun Night Fundraiser:

Support our schools with your baking skills at home.

20% of purchase will be donated to the Closter PTO...

Purchase donut kits: Monday, November 29 - Friday, December 3 via this link

Kits will include two options:

  • Full Ingredient Kit with Donut Pan ($25)
  • Ingredient Kit without Donut Pan ($15)

Kits will be available for pickup from The Flavor Labs in Norwood on Monday (Dec 6) and Tuesday (Dec 7) from 1-6pm.

Anyone who purchases a donut kit will receive a Zoom link for the virtual class, which will take place on Wednesday Dec 8th @ 6pm.

Donut kits come with the ingredients to make SIX Apple Cider Donuts and an optional Wilton non-stick 6-donut pan. 

Kit includes: printed recipe card, optional donut pan, flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, apple pie spice, brown and white sugars, vegetable oil, pure vanilla extract and reduced apple cider. The only thing you will need to add at home is milk and egg.


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Gift Card Fundraiser
Gift Cards make the BEST holiday presents. 
Closter PTO has partnered with Shop with Scrip for an exciting gift card fundraiser. 
You buy the gift card and the retailer makes a donation to Closter schools. It's a WIN WIN.
It's so EASY:
1. Go to or download the RaiseRight app
2. Enter code: MSV617EB3JC1
3. Order gift cards. Pay via CC or ACH. Choose from over 750 retailers such as Amazon, Target, Dunkin' Donuts, Visa, Barnes & Noble, Whole Foods and MORE.
Click HERE for full list.
Delivery Options:
E-Gift Card - Electronic gift cards can be emailed to recipients at a scheduled date and time. This can be done from now until the end of the 2021-2022 school year...
Physical Gift Card - Choose a physical gift card on check out. Last day to order physical giftcards is 12/6.  The Closter PTO will arrange pickup in person to parents at Tenakill and Hillside week of December 13th. 
Delivery to Home - Download RaiseRight app and have your gift cards delivered directly to your home. 
More detailed info CLICK HERE
Questions? Email:
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Virtual Bullying Prevention Workshop
Wed, Dec 01, 2021
Start: 7:00 PM

Virtual Bullying Prevention Workshop

Who: 4th and 6th graders

When: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7 pm

For more info. click: Here

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Tenakill Holiday Boutique
Tenakill Middle School

Closter PTO is excited to present the first Tenakill Holiday Boutique

Thursday December 2nd & Friday December 3rd
Students will have a wonderful opportunity to shop for gifts for family and friends for the upcoming holiday season.  
Our wonderful local vendors include Designs on the Spot, Sweet Lavender Boutique, Maya Crafts & Kids Kastle Kreations.
Please send CASH with your students.
* Please note - parents will not be able to shop during the school day due to visitation limitations. 
Maya Craft
Designs on the Spot
Sweet Lavendar Boutique
Kids Kastle Kreations
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Closter Nature Center December After School Program
Closter Nature Center

The Closter Nature Center December After School Program


Questions: please call Naturalist Marc Gussen at (201) 750-2778 or

Link to flyer:

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*Join the PTO: 2021-2022 Membership*
Closter PTO

Support our schools and PTO programs by becoming a member, learn more HERE

Click here to register for *Join the PTO: 2021-2022 Membership*
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Support Closter Students and Schools
Closter PTO

Donations to support the Closter PTO are always appreciated and benefit our children.  

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Closter Public Schools Calendar

Closter PTO Calendar

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Wait! Before you place your next Amazon order!
Please consider supporting the Closter PTO by using Amazon Smile :)

When you shop through AmazonSmile, 0.5% of eligible purchases will go to the Closter PTO at no cost to you. Select the "Closter PTO" as your charity, and you will help us to continue providing high quality enrichment programs, supplies, technology, and more to Closter students - all while you shop!

CLICK HERE for the AmazonSmile Closter PTO Link