WFS PTO Committees

Without the help of our many dedicated and amazing volunteers, the WFS PTO would cease to exist. We welcome new ideas and value the committment of our returning members. Please join us by heading-up, joining or learning about a committee here. ANY amount of your time can surely make a lasting impact on your child's school experience. 

Annual Gift Auction (AGA)
Chair:   Helene Pedersen, Corinne Sandusky
Description:  

Each year the adults of WFS get together for a night filled with laughter, dancing, dinner and wonderful prizes!

This committee gathers gifts/donations that will be raffled off as well as solicit advertising from local businesses.

This is a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
Beautification
Chair:   Needed Role for 2023-2024
Description:  

This committee is responsible for decorating the inside and outside of the school seasonally to promote school spirit and a festive atmosphere. This is a SERVICE provided by the PTO.

 
Book Fair
Chair:   Melissa Brunelli, Nancy Valente
Description:  

This committee coordinates the set-up and running of the book fair twice a year (generally October and March). This is a great way to help your child develop a love for books and encourages a lifetime of reading enjoyment. This is a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
Cornhole Tournament
Chair:   Tiffany Lenart
Description:  

WFS PTO will host it's first ever Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser.

This event will take place at a local venue and is an adult only event. 

 
Dine-Out Events Coordination
Chair:   Suzanna Cowan
Description:  

Help the WFS PTO coordinate Dine-Out events around town.  Contact local restaurants to see if they offer these events that give a percentage of earnings when the school’s name is mentioned back to the PTO. Then work with the PTO to select locations and dates.

 
Discount Cards
Chair:   Stacey Gill
Description:  
 
Fifth Grade Activities
Chair:   Beth Gallagher, Christine Orso, Jen Ruhl, Justine Denino, Lauren Goldstein, Melissa Brunelli, Nicole Guidicipietro, Nicole Van Kleef, Renee Grossman, Zandra Vega
Description:  

This committee is comprised of 5th grade parents. They coordinate special events for our graduating class, including, but not limited to: an special 5th grade outting, Spring social, painting an individual tile for the graduating class Legacy Wall, a yearbook breakfast and more!

This committee also organizes and executes fundraising events to help pay for or offset costs for activities.

*All 5th grade students are provided one yearbook per student at the end of the school year.  Yearbooks are purchased by the PTO as a SERVICE to our 5th graders.

 
Flower/Plant Sale
Chair:   Position Available
Description:  

This year we will hold Flower Sales for the winter holidays and Mother’s Day. All flowers will be pre-ordered. This is a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
Folders & Planners
Chair:   Melissa Brunelli
Description:  

Each year the PTO purchases and distributes calendar style planners for each student in grades 2-5. Each kindergarten and first grade student receives a folder. This committee is responsible for the ordering and distribution of these materials. This is a SERVICE provided by the PTO.

 
Friday Fun Nights
Chair:   Position Available
Description:  

This committee puts together a fun night on Fridays during Fall and Winter months. The activities change from month to month and may include: Movie Night, Sweetheart Dance, Nerf Wars, Monster Bash, Fun Fair Swinter, Mom's nights. This could be a FUNDRAISER or SERVICE provided by the PTO depending on the activity. 

 

 
Holiday Shoppe
Chair:   Jessica Quinn, E-Board
Description:  

The Holiday Shoppe occurs each December and provides a variety of small items for your child to purchase. An outside vendor supplies the gift items and volunteers assist the children with their “shopping” experience. Most items range from $2-$8. This is a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
Membership/Directory/App
Chair:   Jessica Kalagassy
Description:  

The student directory includes the names of all WFS students. Students are listed alphabetically and by grade/teacher. The directory includes all PTO committees and contacts. You may choose NOT to be listed by opting out on the PTO Website. Annual Membership is $15.00 per family and includes website access as well as a directory app key good for 2 devices. This is a SERVICE and a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
PBS
Chair:   Lisa Roohr/Stacey Gill
Description:  

PBS (Postitive Behavior Support) Themed Days - Students and Staff are encouraged to dress-up according to the set-forth theme.  ie: crazy socks, wear a hat, 80s day, etc

 
Special Person Events
Chair:   Positions Available
Description:  

This/these committees will plan 2 events for students to attend with a special person.

This is a fundraising event

 
Spirit Wear
Chair:   Stacey Gill
Description:  

School spirit wear items in school colors/with school mascot: JJ the Bluejay!

Items include: clothing, shoe charms and more

 
Teacher Appreciation
Chair:   Stacey Gill and Jessica Wilderotter
Description:  

This committee coordinates the distribution of food/gifts to thank the teachers and staff at WFS. Teacher Appreciation occurs many times throughout the school year. This is a SERVICE provided by the PTO.

 
Trunk-or-Treat
Chair:   Krystina Spector, PTO Exec Board
Description:  

Each year the parking lot of WFS is transformed into a safe and fun trick-or-treating experience for our children...right from the trunks of our cars! 

Outdoor movie with food trucks after the event

 
WFS Yearbook
Chair:   Melissa and Glenn Brunelli
Description:  

This committee formats and compiles a yearbook of the entire school. The yearbook is available for purchase for grades K-4 and is given to all 5th grade students. This is a SERVICE and a FUNDRAISER for WFS.

 
Winter Enrichment
Chair:   Christine Tabrizi and Stacey Sorace
Description:  

This is an after school program offered on Wednesdays in February for four weeks. Students meet in small groups to discover and explore fun and interesting activities such as: various arts & crafts, sports, robotics, slime making and more! Clubs meet immediately after school. These classes are mostly taught by parent volunteers.

This is a FUNDRAISER provided by the PTO.