Volunteering Opportunities

Being a member of a PS 183 committee is such a great way to keep a better pulse on the happenings in your child’s class and events going on within the school community.
To that end, below is a list of PTA committees. Many committee chair spots are left open to allow incoming parents a chance to get involved and really make a difference at PS 183. Committees also need volunteers to help out with their events. Whether you can attend one meeting or many, offer ideas, help set up, etc., the committee chairs would love to know there are others to support them. Please look through the list and reach out directly! If you have any questions, please email Cara Gelfand at pta@ps183.org
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PTA Committee Chairs

Volunteers​ ​are​ ​needed​ ​to​ ​help​ ​with​ ​all​ of​ ​our​ ​school​ ​committees.
**Needs​ ​Co-Chair:​ ​a​ ​co-chair​ ​is​ ​needed​ ​in​ ​addition​ ​to​ ​volunteers​ ​for​ ​this​ ​committee

 

Fundraising

Annual​ ​Fund/Family​ ​Giving​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​work​ ​all​ ​year​ ​to​ ​solicit​ ​donations​ ​from​ ​PS​ ​183 families.​ ​The​ ​Annual​ ​Fund​ ​raises​ ​45%​ ​of​ ​PS183​ ​PTA’s​ ​Annual​ ​Budget.​ ​Tasks​ ​include​ ​direct outreach,​ ​preparing​ ​mailings,​ ​updating​ ​tracking​ ​charts,​ ​collecting​ ​donations​ ​and​ ​sending thank​ ​you​ ​letters.​
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Patricia​ ​Correge​ ​(bahia@rcn.com)​ ​Randi​ ​Kaplan (randikaplan@hotmail.com)

 

**Spring​ ​Auction​ ​(​Saturday,​ ​March​ ​10th,​ ​2018)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​plan,​ ​organize​ ​and​ ​host​ ​the largest​ ​party​ ​of​ ​the​ ​year!​ ​This​ ​event​ ​raises​ ​35%​ ​of​ ​PS183​ ​PTA’s​ ​annual​ ​budget.​ ​Volunteers solicit​ ​donations​ ​for​ ​a​ ​live​ ​and​ ​silent​ ​auction,​ ​publish​ ​the​ ​auction​ ​catalog​ ​and​ ​plan activities​ ​for​ ​the​ ​night​ ​of​ ​the​ ​event.
Email​ ​**Chair:​ ​Karen​ ​Benitez​ ​(​ktahlsten@hotmail.com​)
**Catalog:​ ​Sarah​ ​Krell​ ​(sarahkrell@gmail.com)
**Donations:
**Event:

 

Bake​ ​Sales​ ​– Volunteers​ ​needed​ ​to​ ​coordinate​ ​food​ ​donations,​ ​arrange​ ​and​ ​sell​ ​for​ ​various bake​ ​sales​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​year.​ ​Most​ ​probably​ ​3-4​ ​bake​ ​sales​ ​for​ ​this​ ​year:​ ​November 7th,​ ​2017​ ​(Election​ ​Day),​ ​Parent/teacher​ ​conferences​ ​and​ ​Mr​ ​D’s​ ​music​ ​concert​ ​in​ ​spring (date​ ​not​ ​set​ ​yet).
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Claudia​ ​Pulster​ ​(cpulster@nyc.rr.com)​ ​and​ ​Cristina​ ​Mota (​cmota21@gmail.com​)

 

Book​ ​Fair​ ​(​March​ ​3rd-10th,​ ​2018​)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​organize,​ ​promote,​ ​set​ ​up​ ​and​ ​sell books​ ​at​ ​the​ ​annual​ ​PS183​ ​Book​ ​Fair.​ ​Proceeds​ ​benefit​ ​the​ ​PS183​ ​PTA.​
​Email​ ​co-Chairs: Michele​ ​Kaufman​ ​(micheleswk18@gmail.com);​ ​Karen​ ​Otterburn​ ​(kotterburn@gmail.com​).

 

**Boosterthon​ ​Fun​ ​Run​ ​(​May​ ​8th-May​ ​18th,​ ​2018​)​ ​—​ ​Chair​ ​coordinates​ ​with​ ​Boosterthon to​ ​hold​ ​our​ ​Fun​ ​Run​ ​fundraiser​ ​in​ ​the​ ​spring.​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​facilitate​ ​the​ ​event​ ​and cheer​ ​kids​ ​on​ ​the​ ​day​ ​of.

 

Box​ ​Tops​ ​– Volunteers​ ​advertise​ ​the​ ​Box​ ​Top​ ​program​ ​at​ ​PS​ ​183,​ ​then​ ​collect,​ ​count​ ​and sort​ ​product​ ​box​ ​tops,​ ​which​ ​are​ ​dropped​ ​off​ ​by​ ​families​ ​all​ ​year​ ​long​.​
​Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Sarah Krell​ ​(sarahkrell@gmail.com)

 

Coin​ ​Drive​ ​-​ ​Volunteers​ ​organize​ ​and​ ​promote​ ​a​ ​coin​ ​change​ ​collection​ ​drive,​ ​with proceeds​ ​benefiting​ ​PS​ ​183.​
​Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Patricia​ ​Correge​ ​(bahia@rcn.com​).​ ​Completed​ ​for 2017-2018.​ ​Need​ ​volunteers​ ​for​ ​next​ ​year.

 

East​ ​67thStreet​ ​Market​ ​–​ ​A​ ​committee​ ​of​ ​volunteers​ ​oversee​ ​the​ ​market​ ​and​ ​act​ ​as​ ​liason with​ ​the​ ​market​ ​manager,​ ​update​ ​the​ ​market​ ​Facebook​ ​page​ ​and​ ​organize​ ​ways​ ​for​ ​the PTA​ ​to​ ​utilize​ ​this​ ​community​ ​mainstay.​
Email Chair: ​Hope​ ​London​ ​(hopeforadiamond@aol.com​).​ ​Runs all​ ​year​ ​long.

 

**PS​ ​183​ ​School​ ​Store​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​assist​ ​in​ ​selling​ ​PS183​ ​merchandise​ ​at​ ​PS​ ​183​ ​events, and​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​year​ ​on​ ​the​ ​school​ ​yard​ ​and​ ​PreK/Kindergarten​ ​Floor.
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Joanna​ ​Brumberger​ ​(joannabrumberger@gmail.com),​ ​Yvette​ ​Lau (yvetteylau@gmail.com)​ ​(Needs​ ​co-chair)

 

**Read-a-Thon —​ ​Volunteers​ ​needed​ ​for​ ​this​ ​online​ ​fundraiser​ ​in​ ​the​ ​fall​ ​that​ ​promotes literacy​ ​while​ ​raising​ ​funds​ ​for​ ​enrichment​ ​programming​ ​at​ ​PS​ ​183.

 

Thanksgiving​ ​Pie​ ​Drive​ — Volunteers​ ​promote,​ ​order​ ​sell​ ​and​ ​distribute​ ​pies,​ ​quiches​ ​and brownies​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Thanksgiving​ ​holiday.​ ​Proceeds​ ​benefit​ ​PS183​ ​PTA.​
Email​ ​co-Chairs: Rebecca​ ​Gruber​ ​(rebeccamgruber@gmail.com),​ ​Patty​ ​Brahe​ ​(pbrahe@mac.com)

 

School​ ​Support

 

Art​ ​Room​ ​Coordinator​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Art​ ​Room,​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​install​ ​artwork throughout​ ​the​ ​school​ ​during​ ​the​ ​year,​ ​and​ ​assist​ ​with​ ​the​ ​Art​ ​Gallery​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Spring.
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Kelly​ ​Smith​ ​(kellys555753@gmail.com).

 

Class​ ​Parent​ ​Coordinators​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​facilitate​ ​communication​ ​with​ ​teachers​ ​and families​ ​about​ ​upcoming​ ​school​ ​events,​ ​help​ ​to​ ​plan​ ​class​ ​parties​ ​and​ ​organize​ ​teacher celebrations.
Co-Chairs:​ ​Kari​ ​Riely,​ ​Efi​ ​Tzatha​ ​ps183classparentcoordinators@gmail.com

 

Communications​ ​Committee —​ ​The​ ​Communications​ ​Committee​ ​develops​ ​content​ ​and shares​ ​important​ ​school​ ​information​ ​via​ ​our​ ​school​ ​website,​ www.ps183.org,​ ​our​ ​Facebook page​ ​and​ ​our​ ​school​ ​blast.
Chairs:​ ​Rebecca​ ​Gruber​ ​(website​ ​and​ ​social​ ​media),​ ​Shannon​ ​Berkowsky​ ​(blast)
Email:​ ​communications​@ps183.org

 

**Grant​ ​Writing​ ​Committee​ ​–​ ​Committee​ ​works​ ​together​ ​to​ ​seek​ ​funding​ ​from​ ​outside resources,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​corporations​ ​and​ ​non​ ​profit​ ​organizations,​ ​that​ ​offer​ ​opportunities​ ​to supplement​ ​enrichment​ ​programs​ ​and​ ​other​ ​specific​ ​school​ ​needs.
Chair:​ ​Michael​ ​Ekstract​ ​(​ekstract@gmail.com​)

 

**Health​ ​and​ ​Wellness​ ​Chair —​ ​Volunteers​ ​facilitate​ ​health​ ​events​ ​at​ ​183,​ ​such​ ​as​ ​vision screening​ ​and​ ​lice​ ​checks.​ ​Lice​ ​check​ ​is​ ​done​ ​3​ ​times​ ​per​ ​year​ ​from​ ​9am​ ​to​ ​2pm.​ ​Vision screening​ ​is​ ​once​ ​in​ ​year​ ​(most​ ​probably​ ​in​ ​March).​
​Email​ ​chair:​ ​Efi​ ​Tzatha (tzathae@mskcc.org)

 

**Library​ ​Volunteer —​ ​Coordinate​ ​with​ ​our​ ​literacy​ ​and​ ​math​ ​coaches​ ​to​ ​organize​ ​books​ ​in our​ ​school​ ​support​ ​room.​ ​We​ ​need​ ​2-3​ ​parents​ ​to​ ​rotate​ ​every​ ​other​ ​week​ ​to​ ​organize​ ​the books​ ​so​ ​that​ ​the​ ​students​ ​and​ ​the​ ​teachers​ ​can​ ​find​ ​quickly​ ​what​ ​they​ ​need.
Chair:​ ​Efi​ ​Tzatha​ ​(tzathae@mskcc.org)

 

**Participatory​ ​Budgeting​ — Volunteers​ ​work​ ​as​ ​a​ ​team​ ​to​ ​take​ ​part​ ​in​ ​the​ ​district participatory​ ​budget​ ​process​ ​by​ ​submitting​ ​project​ ​ideas​ ​and​ ​advocating​ ​for​ ​school proposals.​ ​
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Michael​ ​Ekstract

 

Picture​ ​Day​ ​(​November​ ​3rd,​ ​2017)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​organize​ ​envelopes​ ​for​ ​families ordering​ ​pictures,​ ​and​ ​help​ ​with​ ​kids​ ​getting​ ​their​ ​pictures​ ​taken.
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Patricia​ ​Correge​ ​(bahia@rcn.com);​ ​Yvette​ ​Lau (yvette@multivisiondigital.com​),​ ​Claudia​ ​Pulster​ ​(cpulster@yahoo.com)

 

Recess​ ​Program​ ​Liaison —​ ​Chair​ ​is​ ​the​ ​PTA​ ​contact​ ​for​ ​PTA​ ​funded​ ​recess​ ​programs​ ​at​ ​PS​ ​183.
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Patricia​ ​Correge​ ​(bahia@rcn.com)

 

School​ ​Tours​ ​(December​ ​1st,​ ​January​ ​12th,​ ​February​ ​2nd​ ​at​ ​9am,​ ​lasts​ ​about​ ​90​ ​min​) — Volunteers​ ​assist​ ​with​ ​giving​ ​tours​ ​to​ ​incoming​ ​families​ ​and​ ​providing​ ​information​ ​about all​ ​of​ ​the​ ​wonderful​ ​things​ ​happening​ ​at​ ​183!
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Mara​ ​Yentis​ ​(​marayentis1@gmail.com​), Lihi​ ​Rapoport (misslihi@gmail.com​),​ ​Karen​ ​Otterburn​ ​(kotterburn@gmail.com)

 

Spring​ ​Orientation​ ​(Kindergarten)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​organize​ ​and​ ​and​ ​facilitate​ ​an introduction​ ​to​ ​PS183​ ​for​ ​incoming​ ​families.
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Mara​ ​Yentis​ ​(​marayentis1@gmail.com​);​ ​Lihi​ ​Rapoport (misslihi@gmail.com),​ ​Karen​ ​Otterburn​ ​(kotterburn@gmail.com)

 

Website​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​develop,​ ​update​ ​and​ ​manage​ ​the​ ​PS​ ​183​ ​website.
Email​ ​Chairs:​ ​Rebecca​ ​Gruber,​ ​Fernando​ ​Garza​ ​communications@ps183.org

Community​ ​Building

 

**Appreciation​ ​Week​ ​Coordinator​ ​(​ ​May​ ​8th-12th​) —​ PS​ ​183​ ​celebrates​ ​our​ ​teachers​ ​and staff​ ​during​ ​National​ ​Teacher​ ​Appreciation​ ​Week​ ​by​ ​showing​ ​them​ ​gratitude​ ​for​ ​their commitment​ ​to​ ​our​ ​children’s​ ​education.​ ​
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​ ​Lihi​ ​Rapoport​ ​(misslihi@gmail.com)

 

Back​ ​to​ ​School​ ​Block​ ​Party​ ​-​ ​Volunteers​ ​organizes​ ​a​ ​block​ ​festival​ ​to​ ​welcome​ ​families back​ ​to​ ​school.​ ​
Email​ ​Chairs:​ ​Liat​ ​Kletz​ ​(​liatkletz@gmail.com​);​ ​Alana​ ​Woodnicki (​alanawodnicki@gmail.com​)

 

Carnival​ ​— PS​ ​183​ ​Annual​ ​Carnival​ ​in​ ​Central​ ​Park​ ​every​ ​June.​ ​Volunteers​ ​sell​ ​tickets​ ​prior to​ ​the​ ​event,​ ​and​ ​check​ ​in​ ​participants​ ​at​ ​the​ ​carnival.​
​Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Rebecca​ ​Gruber (​rebeccamgruber@gmail.com​)

 

Comedy​ ​Night​ ​(​January​ ​19th,​ ​2018​)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​sell​ ​tickets​ ​prior​ ​to​ ​this​ ​super​ ​fun parents’​ ​night​ ​out.​ ​Volunteers​ ​also​ ​facilitate​ ​check​ ​in​ ​on​ ​the​ ​night​ ​of​ ​the​ ​event.​ ​
Email​ ​Chair: Debbie​ ​Altomonte​ ​(​debbie@happyfunky.com​)

 

Family​ ​Fun​ ​Friday​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​organize​ ​family​ ​events​ ​such​ ​as​ ​PS​ ​183’s​ ​Annual​ ​Halloween Party​ ​(​October​ ​27th,​ ​2017​)​ ​and​ ​Spring​ ​Movie​ ​Night.​
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Joslin​ ​Paradise (joslinparadise@gmail.com);​ ​Sam​ ​Berg​ ​(sambrinberg@gmail.com​),​ ​Hope​ ​London (hopeforadiamond@aol.com)

 

Graduation​ ​Committee​ ​—​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​with​ ​5th​ ​Grade​ ​graduation​ ​events-decorating the​ ​gym,​ ​ordering​ ​food​ ​and​ ​drinks,​ ​and​ ​helping​ ​to​ ​serve​ ​at​ ​this​ ​wonderful​ ​event celebrating​ ​our​ ​fifth​ ​graders.​ ​
Email​ ​Chair/co-Chairs:​ ​Patricia​ ​Correge​ ​(bahia@rcn.com), Debbie​ ​Altamonte (debbie@happyfunky.com​)

 

Ice​ ​Skating​ ​Party​ ​(​March​ ​19th,​ ​2018​)​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​sell​ ​tickets​ ​prior​ ​to​ ​the​ ​event, and​ ​help​ ​with​ ​check​ ​in​ ​the​ ​night​ ​of​ ​this​ ​fun​ ​winter​ ​celebration!​ ​
Email Chair:​ ​Rebecca​ ​Gruber (​rebeccamgruber@gmail.com​)

 

Pre​ ​K​ ​and​ ​Kindergarten​ ​Welcome​ ​Breakfast​ ​—​ ​Volunteers​ ​order​ ​and​ ​set​ ​up​ ​food​ ​and beverages​ ​to​ ​welcome​ ​our​ ​incoming​ ​families​ ​to​ ​PS​ ​183​ ​on​ ​the​ ​first​ ​day​ ​of​ ​school.​ ​Done​ ​for this​ ​year.​ ​Need​ ​volunteers​ ​for​ ​next​ ​year.

 

Sport​ ​Events​ ​(Yankees,​ ​Barclays) —​ ​Volunteers​ ​work​ ​with​ ​sports​ ​organizations​ ​such​ ​as​ ​the Yankees​ ​and​ ​Islanders​ ​to​ ​organize​ ​community​ ​nights​ ​for​ ​the​ ​school.​
Email​ ​chairs:​ ​Patricia Correge​ ​(​bahia@rcn.com​),​ ​Yvette​ ​Lau​ ​(yvetteylau@gmail.com)

 

**PS​ ​183​ ​Times​ ​— Volunteers​ ​write,​ ​layout​ ​and​ ​oversee​ ​advertising​ ​for​ ​our​ ​school newsletter.​ ​
Email​ ​Editor:​ ​ ​Erin​ ​Bach​ ​(erinlbach@gmail.com)

 

Sensations​ ​Yearbook​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​take​ ​photos,​ ​collect​ ​student​ ​work,​ ​oversee ‘congratulatory​ ​ads,’​ ​and​ ​work​ ​with​ ​the​ ​5th​ ​Grade​ ​Student​ ​Yearbook​ ​committee​ ​to​ ​pick​ ​a theme,​ ​design​ ​and​ ​layout​ ​of​ ​the​ ​book.
Email​ ​Editor:​ ​Patty​ ​Brahe​ ​(p​brahe@mac.com​),​ ​Kaz Gibson​ ​(​kazuha@gmail.com​).​ ​Especially​ ​4th​ ​grade​ ​parent​ ​volunteers​ ​are​ ​needed.

 

Social​ ​Action​ ​Committee​ ​—​ ​Volunteers​ ​work​ ​with​ ​teachers​ ​to​ ​choose,​ ​plan​ ​and​ ​implement student-led​ ​community​ ​service​ ​projects​ ​that​ ​involve​ ​and​ ​engage​ ​our​ ​children​ ​in​ ​learning about​ ​and​ ​taking​ ​action​ ​on​ ​social​ ​causes​ ​that​ ​matter​ ​to​ ​our​ ​community​ ​and​ ​to​ ​our​ ​world. The​ ​goal​ ​is​ ​to​ ​create​ ​child-centered​ ​learning​ ​experiences​ ​through​ ​working​ ​with​ ​selected non-profit​ ​organizations​ ​covering​ ​a​ ​wide​ ​range​ ​of​ ​social​ ​issues,​ ​including​ ​those​ ​providing relief​ ​to​ ​those​ ​affected​ ​by​ ​the​ ​summer​ ​2017​ ​hurricanes.
Chairs:​ ​Allison​ ​Anderson,​ ​Nikki​ ​Barker​ ​and​ ​Cristina​ ​Mota
Email:​ ​socialaction@ps183.org
Social​ ​Action​ ​Grade​ ​Chairs —​ ​Need​ ​a​ ​minimum​ ​of​ ​2​ ​per​ ​grade​ ​(more​ ​are​ ​welcome)
*​*Pre​ ​K​ ​and​ ​K​:​ ​Project​ ​Cicero:​ ​book​ ​drive​ ​for​ ​under-resourced​ ​classroom​ ​libraries​ ​in​ ​New​ ​York​ ​City public​ ​schools.​ ​January​ ​to​ ​March​ ​(book​ ​collection​ ​will​ ​be​ ​in​ ​March).
Parent​ ​chairs:​ ​NEEDED
Parent​ ​volunteers:​ ​NEEDED
**1st​ ​Grade:​ ​The​ ​United​ ​Nations​ ​Children’s​ ​Fund​ ​(UNICEF):​ ​2​ ​projects​ ​will​ ​support​ ​UNICEF’s​ ​mission​ ​to improve​ ​children’s​ ​lives,​ ​providing​ ​health​ ​care​ ​and​ ​immunizations,​ ​clean​ ​water​ ​and​ ​sanitation, nutrition,​ ​education,​ ​emergency​ ​relief​ ​and​ ​more.
  1. Trick​ ​or​ ​Treat​ ​for​ ​UNICEF​ ​(​October​)​
  2. student-made​ ​projects​ ​sold​ ​in​ ​’school​ ​store’​ ​(May/June)
1st​ ​Grade​ ​Chairs:​ ​Efi​ ​Tzatha,​ ​need​ ​one​ ​more
Parent​ ​volunteers:​ ​NEEDED
2nd​ ​Grade:​ ​Wild​ ​Bird​ ​Fund:​ ​The​ ​Wild​ ​Bird​ ​Fund​ ​is​ ​a​ ​state​ ​and​ ​federally​ ​licensed​ ​501(c)(3)​ ​that rehabilitates​ ​over​ ​3000​ ​sick,​ ​injured​ ​or​ ​orphaned​ ​wildlife​ ​and​ ​releases​ ​them​ ​back​ ​to​ ​the​ ​wilds​ ​of New​ ​York​ ​City.​ ​April-​ ​May​ ​2018
Parent​ ​chairs/volunteers:​ ​NEEDED
3rd​ ​Grade:​Ava’s​ ​Voice:​ ​Ava’s​ ​Voice,​ ​which​ ​provides​ ​public​ ​education​ ​about​ ​and​ ​assistance​ ​and support​ ​to​ ​families​ ​affected​ ​by​ ​hearing​ ​and/or​ ​vision​ ​loss,​ ​will​ ​engage​ ​children​ ​in​ ​learning​ ​about​ Braille and​ ​American​ ​Sign​ ​Language​ ​and​ ​create​ ​art​ ​projects​ ​using​ ​tactile​ ​mediums,​ ​so​ ​the​ ​blind​ ​can​ ​feel​ ​them. November-January
Parent​ ​chairs:​ ​Sam​ ​Berg,​ ​one​ ​more​ ​needed
Parent​ ​volunteers:​ ​NEEDED
4th​ ​Grade:​Grow​ ​NYC:​ ​Grow​ ​to​ ​Learn​ ​is​ ​the​ ​NYC’s​ ​citywide​ ​School​ ​Garden​ ​Initiative​ ​and​ ​this​ ​project will​ ​connect​ ​with​ ​PS​ ​183’s​ ​green​ ​and​ ​sustainability​ ​initiatives,​ ​including​ ​the​ ​Green​ ​Team​ ​and​ ​the helping​ ​to​ ​reduce,​ ​reuse​ ​and​ ​recycle​ ​within​ ​the​ ​PS​ ​183​ ​community​ ​through​ ​the​ January​ ​2018​ ​rummage sale.
Parent​ ​chairs/​volunteers:​ ​NEEDED
5th​ ​Grade:​ ​Halo​ ​Foundation:​ ​HALO​ ​provides​ ​housing,​ ​healing​ ​and​ ​education​ ​to disadvantaged​ ​youth​ ​around​ ​the​ ​world​ ​with​ ​the​ ​goal​ ​of​ ​empowering​ ​them​ ​to​ ​ ​contributing members​ ​of​ ​their​ ​communities;​ ​among​ ​other​ ​activities,​ ​students​ ​will​ ​learn​ ​about​ ​and connect​ ​with​ ​young​ ​people​ ​being​ ​support​ ​by​ ​Halo​ ​and​ ​help​ ​to​ ​organize​ ​the​ ​2018​ ​rummage sale​ ​that​ ​will​ ​benefit​ ​HALO.​ ​November​ ​to​ ​January
Parent​ ​chairs/volunteers:​ ​NEEDED

 

Spring​ ​Fair​ — Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​organize​ ​and​ ​set​ ​up​ ​a​ ​school​ ​wide​ ​spring​ ​celebration.
Email​ ​co-Chairs:​ ​Cara​ ​Gelfand​ ​(carabgelfand@gmail.com);​ ​Alana​ ​Wodnicki
(alanawodnicki@gmail.com)

 

Staff​ ​Appreciation​ ​Luncheon​ —​ ​Volunteers​ ​help​ ​to​ ​arrange​ ​our​ ​annual​ ​potluck​ ​luncheon​ ​to the​ ​PS​ ​183​ ​teachers​ ​and​ ​staff.​ ​Lunch​ ​is​ ​held​ ​in​ ​November​ ​on​ ​an​ ​early​ ​dismissal​ ​day​.​ ​
Email co-Chairs:​ ​Kristen​ ​Duong​ ​(kdfu2015@gmail.com);​ ​Yvette​ ​Lau​ ​(yvetteylau@gmail.com)

 

Welcome​ ​Back​ ​Potluck​ ​Dinner​ ​–​ ​Volunteers​ ​arrange​ ​a​ ​potluck​ ​dinner​ ​in​ ​September​ ​for incoming​ ​families.​ ​
Email​ ​Chair:​ ​Jen​ ​Mitek​ ​(j​tmitek@gmail.com​).​ ​Done​ ​for​ ​this​ ​year.​ ​Need volunteers​ ​for​ ​next​ ​year.