25 Nimrod Rd
Simsbury, Hartford County 06092
USA

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PTO COMMITTEES

5th GRADE CAMP JEWELL COMMITTEE

Chris O'Connor

Coordinates Camp Jewel fundraising activities including the Election Day Bake Sale and Pasta Night.

 

6th GRADE YEAR END ACTIVITIES

OPEN

Coordinates with 6th grade parents to compile the yearbook, 6th grade t-shirt and end of year party for our 6th graders.

 

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

2nd VP - Kristin Pabich

Coordinate various after school enrichment clubs

ART COMMITTEE

OPEN

Family Art Night; Student Art Show; Square One Fundraiser

BEAUTIFICATION OF SCHOOL GROUNDS

Bethany Davis

 

BOOK FAIR by SCHOLASTIC 

Karla Church & Kelly Madin

Coordinates the annual Scholastic Book Fair fundraiser in November, and reading night.

CAREER SPEAKER SERIES

OPEN

Organizes small break-out sessions with 4-6th graders and professionals from various fields to discuss how skills learned in school apply in today's world.

CULTURAL ENRICHMENT

Jennifer Kim

Representing Tootin’ Hills on the town-wide Cultural Enrichment Committee, which sponsors cultural performances throughout the school year.

 

DUCK RACE FUNDRAISER

Johanna Merriman & Jennifer O’Toole

Join us for a great community event and the PTO's single biggest fundraiser as we float thousands of ducks down the Farmington River for a chance to win one of several great prizes.  

FAMILY SPORT NIGHT (Wolfpack Night)

Johanna Merriman

Coordinates a ‘Tootin’ Night’ at local sports game, including having the Tootin' chorus perform the National Athem.

FUN RUN

2nd VP - Kristin Pabich

Assists the PE Teacher in organizing a fun run during school hours for kids to celebrate the importance of fitness.

 

INVENTION CONVENTION

OPEN

Assists and coordinates with our young inventors through the invention process by serving as a resource  and by heading work sessions. 

 

JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT

2nd VP - Kristin Pabich

Coordinates volunteers to “teach” a class using content created by JA to promote financial literacy, entrepreneurship and real-world skills.

 

LIBRARY/MEDIA CENTER 

Megan Taggard

Coordinates volunteers to help staff the media center and the year-end Summer Book Swap.

 

LYMAN PIE & COOKIE DOUGH FUNDRAISER

Megan Taggard

A fall fundraiser with Lyman Orchards.  Distributes and collects order forms, places school-wide order and coordinates November delivery of orders at school.

 

NEW FAMILY WELCOME

Elizabeth Izarra

Creates a Welcome Basket with local community and school information for new families that arrive during the school year.

 

OPEN CHOICE LIAISON

2nd VP - Kristin Pabich

Works with district-wide Open Choice Interventionist to promote the social growth of OC students at Tootin’ Hills.

 

PAUL CRYAN PHOTOGRAPHY FUNDRAISER

1st VP - Paige Kremser Stenrud

Coordinates a fall fundraiser with local professional photographer Paul Cryan. 

 

POCC (Project Outreach Community Caring)

Emily Hart, Lisa Hillyard & Gina Morgan

A long-standing Tootin’ Hills tradition coordinating the Immaculate Conception Men’s Shelter outreach project, including sandwich making and food and clothing collections. 

 

ROOM PARENT COORDINATORS

Elizabeth Izarra & Monica Madrid

Coordinates Room Parents for every class.  


SCIENCE FAIR

OPEN

Coordinate the annual Science Fair

SKI CLUB

Rick Idema

Coordinates after school ski program at Ski Sundown for students in grades 3-6.  Arranges sign-up, chaperones and snacks and transportation.

 

SPIRITWEAR

1st VP - Amber Abbuhl

SUMMER READING BOOK SWAP

Gina Morgan

Coordinates the annual free book swap at the end of the school year.

TAKE ACTION CLUB (TAC)

OPEN

Inspire 4th - 6th grade kids to become active, conscious and contributing global citizen.

 

TEACHER AND STAFF APPRECIATION DAYS

Karla Church

 

TOOTIN’ DANCE NIGHT

Caryn Brady & Sally Catlett

Coordinates with Student Council to plan the school dance.

 

WALK/BIKE TO SCHOOL

Tania Enxuto

Organizes the National Walk/Bike to school event twice a year.

WEBSITE COORDINATORS

Deb Rucci & Amber Abbuhl