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Closter PTO Committees

Please consider joining one or more of the below Closter PTO committees or signing up for our call as needed list.

We need your help to make these events and activites great for our kids, schools and community! 

To join a committee:

  • Log into your account on the Closter PTO website
  • Navigate to the "Volunteer" menu
  • Scroll through the committee list and check the boxes for the committees that you would like to participate in and submit your form
  • The committee chairs will reach out to you with next steps

For more information on any of the committees, free to contact the committee chairs directly at the emails listed. 

Thank you for your continued support!  

2018-2019- CALL AS NEEDED
Chair:   Please contact any member of the PTO Board
Description:  

Not sure how you can help? No matter how little or how much time you have - WE ALWAYS NEED MORE PARENT VOLUNTEERS! Sign up for our volunteer opportunity list or reach out to any PTO board member to discuss any open roles!

 
Hillside Holiday Boutique
Chair:   Judy Terner and Stefanie Greenspan
Description:  

Shop for loved ones and friends at our annual Hillside Holiday boutique! 

For more information, contact Stefanie Greenspan- stefgreenspan@gmail.com

Judy Terner- ternerj@verizon.net

 
Mathnasium Night
Chair:   Carla Genana
Description:  
 
Movie Matinee
Chair:   Judy Terner and Stefanie Greenspan
Description:  

Nothing to do on a school half day? Join us for a movie at a local movie theater! 

For more information, contact Judy Terner or  Stefanie Greenspan 

 
Tenakill-ASEP
Chair:   Ellen Lutvak
Description:  
 
Porch Light Studios
Chair:   Melissa Morrison- melissalindemorrison@gmail.com
Description:  

Porch Light and the Closter PTO present one yearly muscial production. Students have an opportunity to display their talents by acting, dancing, and singing or work behind the scene as a member of the tech crew.

If you would like to volunteer, please email Melissa Morrision at melissalindemorrison@gmail.com 

 
Annual Dinner Dance
Chair:   Amy Glaberman, Andrea Messinger and Jaime Stella
Description:  

Join fellow Closter parents, teachers, and community members for a fun evening of dinner and dancing while supporting our schools. A large number of volunteers are needed in various roles to make this event a success! Please contact Amy Glaberman at amyhope322@yahoo.com for more information! 

 

 
Book Fairs - Hillside
Chair:   Hagit Harlev and Michal Leshem
Description:  

Help support Fall and Spring book fairs by setting up, managing payments and organizing a diverse collection of Scholastic books for purchase for students, teachers, and parents alike! For more information or to volunteer please contact:

Hagit Harlev- pazgalha@gmail.com

 

 
Book Fairs - Tenakill
Chair:   Claudia Houck and Sue Argenziano
Description:  

Help support Fall and Spring book fairs by setting up, managing payments and organizing a diverse collection of Scholastic books for purchase for students, teachers, and parents alike! For more information or to volunteer please contact:

Claudia Houck- chouck@optonline.net

Sue Argenziano- sueargen@optonline.net

 

 
Daddy-Daughter Dance
Chair:   Inbar Yodfat
Description:  

Please join us for the Daddy-Daughter Dance - a special evening for girls to celebrate with their father or another special adult in their lives! For more information or to voluntter, please contact:

Inbar Yodfat- inbarr@gmail.com

 

 

 
Fall Parent Social
Chair:   Jamie Stella, Jeanette Lee and Amy Goldstein
Description:  

Please join us for an evening of fun and mingling with other Closter parents!  For more information or to volunteer contact:

Jamie Stella - jstella122@aol.com

Jeanette Lee - jeanettelee429@gmail.com

Amy Goldstein-amynickgoldstein@gmail.com

 

 

 
Family Portrait Night
Chair:   Amy Glaberman and Victoria Dahms
Description:  

Say cheese! Help organize our annual Family Portrait Night fundraiser. Support our schools by taking a nice family portrait, preserving great memories and getting a jump start on preparing your holiday card! If you are interested in chairing this committee or volunteering, please contact:

Amy Glaberman- amyhope322@yahoo.com

Victoria Dahm- vadahms@gmail.com

 

 

 
Military Bridge Night
Chair:   Seeking chairpersons
Description:  

An annual tradition and always a memorable night out filled with fun, laughter, fair play and wonderful raffle baskets to support our schools! We are looking for energetic and committed chair persons. For more information or to volunteer, please contact:

Lukshmi Puttanniah- lputtanniah@gmail.com  or Angela Ferullo-angeladonato@aol.com

 

 
Mother-Son Dance
Chair:   Lukshmi Puttanniah and Magaly Cross
Description:  

Please join us for our annual Mother-Son Dance - a special evening for boys to celebrate with their mothers or another special adult in thier lives! For more information or to volunteer, please contact:

Lukshmi Puttanniah-lputtanniah@gmail.com

Magaly Cross- magalycross@yahoo.com

 

 
Mothers Day Plant Sale
Chair:   Kristin Schwartz and Jamie Stella
Description:  

Mother’s Day wouldn’t be complete without flowers. We give the children the opportunity to purchase flowers to bring home to their mom! This is a wonderful event for all the children and parents to enjoy. For more information or to volunteer, please contact:

Kristin Schwartz-kschwanderson@hotmail.com

 

 
Art to Remember
Chair:   Limor Moshkovich and Helen Kim
Description:  

 

Look back at and treasure your child’s growth through artwork! Art to Remember is a creative fundraiser allowing parents to purchase keepsake products customized with their child’s art – each purchase captures a moment in time and raises funds for our school!

Join in and become part of the experience in the Art Room where you can help students with their projects -- No artistic talent required! Just a helping hand to meet project guidelines

 

Click HERE to sign up (check your child’s Art Class schedule HERE)

 

To learn more and join the team, please contact:

Helen Kim - helenkim817@gmail.com

Limor Moshkovich - limor.moshkovich@gmail.com

 

 
Box Top Collection
Chair:   Amy Goldstein
Description:  

Get ready to cut those BoxTops! Go to www.boxtops4education.com for a list of your favorite foods which carry the Box Tops logo.  Remember, the classroom that collects the most wins a surprise gift! All proceeds from the collection go directly back to the Closter schools. For more information, please contact:

Amy Goldstein- amynickgoldstein@gmail.com

 

 

 
CLO Magnets
Chair:   Amy Goldstein
Description:  

Show your Closter pride on your car (or any other metal or magnetic surface) with your very own CLO magnet! Please contact Amy Goldstein to purchase magnets:

Amy Goldstein- amynickgoldstein@gmail.com 

 
Hillside Clothing
Chair:   Queenie Pae and Michele Wong
Description:  

The Closter PTO  offers Grade Tshirts for Hillside School! Look cool in school and show your HES school spirit!

For more information, contact:

Queenie Pae- queenielaiki@hotmail.com

Michele Wong- pinkshade@gmail.com

 
Spirit clothing - Tenakill
Chair:   Stefani Greenspan, Judy Terner and Kara Yako
Description:  

Show your Tenakill Middle School pride with spirit clothing and items for sale in our new school store!  For more information, please contact:

Stefani Greenspan (Spirit clothing)- stefgreenspan@gmail.com

Judy Terner (Spirit clothing)- ternerj@verizon.net 

 

 
Coupon Books Fundraiser
Chair:   Lauren Bottieri
Description:  

Raise money for Closter Schools while saving money on food, activities, clothing, shoes, and so much more at local merchants. Support-A-Circle Coupon Books are filled with great coupons to your favorite local merchants. You also receive a unique online access code to unlock more than 80+ digital coupons. For more information, please contact:

Lauren Bottieri- lbottieri914@hotmail.com

 

 

 
School Supply Kits
Chair:   Ellen Lutvak
Description:  

Make back-to-school shopping easier and more convenient by ordering one of our grade-specific school supply kits, with all items confirmed on the Hillside and Tenakill teacher lists! For questions regarding school supplies, please contact Ellen Lutvak- ellenlutvak@yahoo.com

 

 
After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) Hillside
Chair:   Erika Srinivasan, Chen Kaufman and Inbar Yodfat
Description:  

The Closter PTO offers an After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) at Hillside Elementary School and at Tenakill Middle School in the Fall and Winter. ASEP is sponsored and administered by the Closter PTO. It is not a school program. We offer an incredible variety of classes and activities, including yoga, chess, mad science, magic, photography, art, nature, and sports. Classes will run from 3:20-4:20 PM at Hillside, for 2 8-week sessions (fall and winter). More information will be available online, including class descriptions and registration, in early September. For any questions, please contact the ASEP coordinators: 

 

Erika Srinivasan - erikattt@yahoo.com

Inbar Yodfat- inbarr@gmail.com

 
After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) Tenakill
Chair:   Ellen Lutvak
Description:  

The Closter PTO offers an After School Enrichment Program (ASEP) at Hillside Elementary School and at Tenakill Middle School in the Fall and Winter. ASEP is sponsored and administered by the Closter PTO. It is not a school program. We offer an incredible variety of classes and activities, including yoga, chess, mad science, magic, photography, art, nature, and sports. Classes will run from 3:20-4:20 PM at Tenakill, for 2 8-week sessions (fall and winter). More information will be available online, including class descriptions and registration, in early September. For any questions, please contact the ASEP coordinator: 

Ellen Lutvak- ellenlutvak@yahoo.com

 
Mathnasium Night
Chair:   Nazreen Jamal
Description:  

Mathnasium Night is a new student activity for Hillside 1st through 4th graders! If you would like to volunteer, please contact: 

Nazreen Jamal- nazreen.karim@gmail.com

 

 
Class Parents -HES & TMS
Chair:   Venessa Bokser and Rosemary Tristani (Hillside), Kristin Schwartz and Tamara Schwartz(Tenakill)
Description:  

Get involved in supporting your child's teacher in the classroom as a Class Parent! A wonderful opportunity to visit school and be involved in activities such as class parties, field trips, and other events. 

 

 
Cultural Arts - Hillside
Chair:   Jiah Park
Description:  

This committee helps to plan various cultural events and assemblies at Hillside School over the course of the school year. 

For more information, contact:

Jiah Park - jessicaparktalk@hotmail.com

 
Cultural Arts - Tenakill
Chair:   TBD - Please contact the board if you're interested in chairing
Description:  

This committee helps to plan various cultural activities and assemblies at Tenakill over the course of the school year. 

If you are interested in chairing this committee or for more information, please contact:

Angela Ferullo- angeladedonato@aol.com

Lukshmi Puttanniah- lputtanniah@gmail.com

 
Family Matters
Chair:   Limor Moshkovich
Description:  

“Family Matters” is a new program designed to provide Closter Public Schools families with current, professional, and relevant content for everyday family life.

For questions, suggestions, or if you would like to volunteer for upcoming events, please contact Limor Moshkovich at limor.moshkovich@gmail.com

 
Halloween Fair
Chair:   Kristin Schwartz and Tamara Schwartz
Description:  

It’s a spooky and spectacular Halloween Fair at the Tenakill Gym after the Closter Boro Halloween parade! For more information, please contact:

Kristin Schwartz -kschwanderson@hotmail.com

 
Hillside and Tenakill Author Visits
Chair:   Venessa Bokser
Description:  

An enriching educational experience for Hillside and Tenakill students which brings authors to school to read books and provide signed copies for purchase for students! For inquiries, please contact:

Venessa Bokser- venessabokser@hotmail.com

 

 
Hillside Birthday Book Club
Chair:   Lukshmi Puttanniah
Description:  

The Birthday Book Club provides special opportunity to honor your child’s birthday with a book donation to the Hillside School Library. What a wonderful, memorable way to support our school library!!

For more information, contact

Lukshmi Puttanniah- lputtanniah@gmail.com

 
Hillside Grade T-Shirts
Chair:   Queenie Pae and Michele Wong
Description:  

We are delighted to be offering you the opportunity to purchase Grade T-Shirts for the upcoming year. Each grade (K-4) has a unique color and has the Hillside logo on the front left and our PTO logo on the back. Wear these t-shirts throughout the year and during school activities, such as class trips. Adults sizes are also available. For inquiries, please contact:

Queenie Pae-queenielaiki@hotmail.com 

Michele Wong- pinkshade@gmail.com 

 
Movie Night
Chair:   Freida Topalian and Keren Gur-Lavi
Description:  

A fun and entertaining evening, where kids bring their sleeping bags and pillows to watch a move with friends in the Hillside Gym. Popcorn and beverages served! For more information, please contact:

Freida Topalian- freidarn@gmail.com

Keren Gur-Lavi - kerengurlavi1@gmail.com

 

 

 
Recess Equipment
Chair:   Shiran Slutzky
Description:  

This committee provides sporting and other outdoor activity equipment for our students to use during recess. 

For more information, please contact

Shiran Slutzky - shiran@slutzkys.com

 
Spelling Bee
Chair:   Rose Frasco and Inbarr Yodfat
Description:  

Join us for the Closter PTO's annual Spelling Bee. Please stay tuned for more details. 

For more information, please contact:

Rose Fracco- - eyeball2001@yahoo.com

Inbar Yodfat- inbarr@gmail.com

 
Spring Fair
Chair:   Kristin Schwartz and Tamara Schwartz
Description:  

A day of family fun, which includes sporting activities, demonstrations, crafts, vendors, music, and food! This event requires many volunteers tobe a success! For more information, please contact:

Kristin Schwartz- kschwanderson@hotmail.com

Tamara Schwartz- tmcschwartz@verizon.net

 
Talent Show at Hillside
Chair:   Angela Ferullo, Alison Kenny, and Jeanette Watters
Description:  

Time for the children to show off one of their many hidden talents! A family evening of entertainment filled with performances by our own rising stars!

For more information, please contact:

Angela Ferullo - angeladedonato@aol.com

Alison Kenny - alisondkenny@gmail.com

Jeannette Watters - jeanetteandtom@hotmail.com

 
Talent Show at Tenakill
Chair:   Kristin Schwartz and Tamara Schwartz
Description:  

Time for the children to show off one of their many hidden talents! A family evening of entertainment filled with performances by our own rising stars!

For more information, contact:

Kristin Schwartz- kschwanderson@hotmail.com

Tamara Schwartz- tmcschwartz@verizon.net

 

 
Trivia Night
Chair:   Katerina Nikolov and Rose Frasco
Description:  

Please join us for our Annual Trivia Night Ultimate Brain Challenge "Live" TV Game Show for grades 1-4. Prizes for everyone!

For more information, please contact:

Katerina Nikolov  -cat7510@hotmail.com

Rose Frasco - eyeball2001@yahoo.com

 
Hillside Monday ASEP (After-School Enrichment Program)
Chair:   Chen Kaufman, Erika Srinivasan, and Inbar Yodfat
Description:  

ASEP is an after-school enrichment program for all elementary grades. We offer an incredible variety of classes including yoga, mad science, arts, cards games, nature and sports. We run two 8 week sessions, one in the Fall and one in the Winter. Classes run from 3:20 p.m to 4:20 p.m. at Hillside School. Class descriptions and registration forms will be online in early September. Priority placement is given to PTO Members.

 
Hillside Tuesday ASEP (After-School Enrichment Program)
Chair:   Chen Kaufman, Erika Srinivasan, and Inbar Yodfat
Description:  

ASEP is an after-school enrichment program for all elementary grades. We offer an incredible variety of classes including yoga, mad science, arts, cards games, nature and sports. We run two 8 week sessions, one in the Fall and one in the Winter. Classes run from 3:20 p.m to 4:20 p.m. at Hillside School. Class descriptions and registration forms will be online in early September. Priority placement is given to PTO Members.

 
Hillside Wednesday ASEP (After-School Enrichment Program)
Chair:   Chen Kaufman, Erika Srinivasan, and Inbar Yodfat
Description:  

ASEP is an after-school enrichment program for all elementary grades. We offer an incredible variety of classes including yoga, mad science, arts, cards games, nature and sports. We run two 8 week sessions, one in the Fall and one in the Winter. Classes run from 3:20 p.m to 4:20 p.m. at Hillside School. Class descriptions and registration forms will be online in early September. Priority placement is given to PTO Members.

 
Hillside Monday Lunches
Chair:   Jeanette Lee and Liz Fanelli
Description:  

If you would like to volunteer to serve lunch on Mondays at Hillside, pleae contact:

Jeanette Lee - jeanettelee429@gmail.com 

Liz Fanelli- elizabeth.fanelli@gmail.com

 

 
Hillside Tuesday Lunches
Chair:   Jamie Stella
Description:  

If you would like to chair or volunteer to serve lunch on Tuesdays at Hillside, please contact: 

Jamie Stella

Shiran Slutzky - shiran@slutzkys.com

Melody Finkelstein - mrsfink@gmail.com 

 
Hillside Wednesday Lunches
Chair:   Kristin Schwartz
Description:  

If you would like to volunteer to serve lunch on Wednesdays at Hillside, please contact:

Kristin Schwartz- kschwanderson@hotmail.com

 

 
Hillside Thursday Lunches
Chair:   Janice Yeoh and Ann Kang
Description:  

If you would like to volunteer to serve lunch on Thursdays at Hillside, please contact:

Janice Yeoh- yeohjanice@gmail.com

Ann Kang-  annchemmy@gmail.com 

 
Hillside Friday Lunches
Chair:   Jera Randesi
Description:  

If you would like to volunteer to serve lunch on Fridays at Hillside, please contact:

Jera Randesi- jerande6@aol.com

 

 

 
Tenakill Monday Lunches
Chair:   Jeanette Watters
Description:  

Please contact Jeanette Watters at jeanetteandtom@hotmail.com if you would like to volunteer to serve lunch at Tenakill on Monday.

 
Tenakill Tuesday Lunches
Chair:   Sue Argenziano
Description:  

Please contact Sue Argenziano at sueargen@optonline.net if you would like to serve lunch at Tenakill on Tuesdays. 

 
Tenakill Wednesday Lunches
Chair:   Ellen Lutvak
Description:  

Please contact Ellen Lutvak at ellenlutvak@yahoo.com if you would like to volunteer to serve lunch at Tenakill on Wednesdays. 

 
Tenakill Thursday Lunches
Chair:   Kara Yako and Sue Argenziano
Description:  

Please contact Kara Yako at karayako@hotmail.com or Sue Argenziano at sueargen@optonline.net if you would like to volunteer to serve lunch at Tenakill on Thursdays. 

 
Tenakill Friday Lunches
Chair:   Jeannie Ross
Description:  

Please contact Jeannie Ross at jeannieross@optonline.net if you would like to volunteer to serve lunch on Friday at Tenakill.

 



The NV Greenway is a tremendous new "trail system" that will transform the old railroad tracks that runs through Closter, into a public walk/run/bike bath from Tenafly to the NY State line. To learn more about this project, please NV Greenway website.

 

 


Click here for Closter Schools' District Website

 


Make a purchase at Metropolitan Farm or Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange valued at $50 or more and Metropolitan will donate $10 to Closter PTO.  Just complete this form and present at time of purchase.