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Volunteer Opportunity: PTO Executive Board Member

Looking ahead to the 2016-17 school year, the West Newbury PTO is seeking a parent volunteer for a leadership position which serves the students, staff and parents of Page Elementary School.

The WNPTO Executive Board is comprised of 3 members and each member serves a 2 year term.  Responsibilities include hosting monthly PTO meetings, overseeing and supporting committees and events. WNPTO Executive Board members work together with administration, board members and parents to promote and meet the goals and objectives of the West Newbury Parent-Teacher Organization.

The West Newbury PTO is a group of both working & non-working parents – both women and men. We are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about making a difference at Page and desire to hold a leadership position.

If you are interested in learning more about this or other open positions, please contact the 2015-16 Executive Board Members at: wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org.

 

 

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The Wizard of Oz at the Citi Wang Theatre

Join your Page School friends for an afternoon at the theater over April school vacation!  The WNPTO Social Committee has secured a group of balcony level tickets for anyone who is interested.

WHO:  Open to all Page school students & staff as well as their families
WHEN:  Sunday, April 24th @ 1pm
WHERE:  Wang Center, Boston
COST:  $41.00 per ticket/Seats are located mid-balcony

Ticket requests must be submitted by Tuesday, April 5th.

Wizard of Oz ticket order form

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Upcoming WNPTO Social Committee Events

Wednesday, April 20th at 2pm
Wang Theatre presents “Wizard of Oz”-
Join your Page School friends at a critically acclaimed show for discounted ticket prices.  More information and ticket sale sign up will be coming home soon with students.

Wizard of Oz ticket order form due Tuesday, April 5th.

Thursday, April 21st 
SOLD OUT
Boston Red Sox 1st STEM day –
The WNPTO has secured 40 tickets to the Red Sox first ever STEM day.  The park will open to you at 8:30, there will be STEM events on the field all morning, then grab your bleacher seats for the 1:30 Red Sox v. Tampa Bay ballgame.  TICKETS ARE LIMITED AND WILL GO QUICKLY.  Sign up sheets will be going home Tuesday, March 22 and will be due Tuesday, March 29. The tickets will be distributed on a first come/ first serve basis.

Wednesday, April 27th
Me & My Girl Night of Fun –
Page School boys, grab your favorite girl (adult) and join us in the school gym for a night of fun hosted by “Knucklebones”.  There will be fun for the active/inactive, competitive/non-competitive in all of us followed by a “Make your own Sundae” bar in the cafeteria.  More info to follow.

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Volunteer Opportunity: PTO Webmaster

Maintain the www.WNPTO.org website and events calendar. Post current events on website in a timely manner. There is a two‐year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Scholastic Book Fair Chairpersons

The PTO is looking for 2 parents to co-chair our spring Scholastic Book Fair scheduled for May 16-20th 2016. The book fair is an excellent fundraiser for the school and helps to supplement our school library.

The Scholastic Book Fair Chairpersons are responsible for:

  • Serving as liaison between the Page School, volunteers and Scholastic Book Fairs
  • Promoting Book Fair to students, faculty, parents and community
  • Direct the set-up and operation of the Book Fair
  • Recruiting & scheduling volunteers
  • Securing Book Fair proceeds at the end of each day

There is a one-year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Spring Auction Chairperson

The Auction Chairperson oversees a team of volunteers to execute the Spring Auction from start to finish. The Auction which is held every three years is the largest fundraiser for the WNPTO. The
chairperson should be well versed in event planning and coordination as well as overseeing volunteers. The volunteers on the committee will work to solicit auction items, sponsors and advertisers. The chairperson will assign volunteers to write scripts, prepare auction “baskets,” sell tickets, manage website, hire/solicit vendors and coordinate all aspects of the event. The chairperson will be in charge of managing the budget, providing reports at all WNPTO meetings and will be the signer on all contracts relating to the event. The auction chair will be covered under the WNPTO insurance policy for all liability.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Volunteer Opportunity: Accounts Receivable Treasurer

The AR Treasurer manages all financial reporting. The AR Treasurer collects, accounts for and deposits all monies throughout the year. The AR Treasurer also prepares cash boxes for events and withdraws cash for use in cash boxes and for teacher stipends. Additionally the AR Treasurer reconciles the bank account and prepares the monthly report for WNPTO meetings. During appropriations times (April and October) the AR Treasurer meets with the executive team and the principal to review all appropriates requests and prepares financial reports to provide a recommendation for the approval of purchases. The AR Treasurer is a backup for emergency payments by debit card or checks is the Accounts Payable treasurer isn’t available. Finally the AR Treasurer works with the accountant each year to provide files to prepare taxes. There is a two‐year commitment for this position.

Please contact the WNPTO executive board at wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org if you have any questions or are interested in this position.

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Social Committee Survey

The WNPTO Social Committee is looking for your feedback!

West Newbury is a great place to be with access to sporting events, theater and arts just north-west of us in Manchester, NH and South of us in Boston. Please take a minute to fill out a four question survey to let us know if you and your family would be interested in any of the upcoming events being offered to our school at group rates.

Please follow this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DX6Y6VM. It will only take a minute!

Thank you!

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Volunteers Needed: Scholastic Book Fair Chairperson

The PTO is looking for 2 parents to co-chair our spring Scholastic Book Fair scheduled for May 16-20th 2016. The book fair is an excellent fundraiser for the school and helps to supplement our school library.

The Scholastic Book Fair Chairpersons are responsible for:

  • Serving as liaison between the Page School, volunteers and Scholastic Book Fairs
  • Promoting Book Fair to students, faculty, parents and community
  • Direct the set-up and operation of the Book Fair
  • Recruiting & scheduling volunteers
  • Securing Book Fair proceeds at the end of each day

There is a one-year commitment for this position.  If you are interested in volunteering for this position, please email: wnptoexecboard@wnpto.org.

If you would like more information regarding the position, please feel free to reach out to the West Newbury PTO Executive Board Team at the above email address or contact the 2015 Book Fair coordinator: Jenn Pilz at jennjpt1@yahoo.com.