Brackett Elementary

About Your PTO

Connecting with the Brackett PTO is a great way to become involved in your child’s education. 

Take advantage of the opportunities to be present for small moments in the classroom, such as visiting as a one-time mystery reader in your child’s classroom. Or you can have a lasting impact on the direction of your child’s education by working with the STEM Committee or PTO Board.  

We’ve made it easy for parents with busy lives to connect in a way that works for their schedules, with volunteer opportunities big and small throughout the year. Have an area of expertise that you think would be helpful? We’d love to hear from you.  We welcome all parents to drop in on PTO meetings to get the most up-to-date information about what’s happening in our schools.

Here are a list of things the PTO is involved in throughout the year:

Welcome Back Picnic – September

Room Parents – September

E-newsletters 

Teacher Stipends – September

STEM Committee 

Green Initiatives Group (GIG) Committee 

Diversity & Inclusion Group (DIG) Committee

Picture Day – October

Outdoor Space Committee – All year

Art Squad – All year

Library Committee – All year

Cultural Enrichment Committee – All year

Annual Appeal – October

Book Fair – October

Culture & Creativity Night – November

Holiday Helper Program – December

Food Drives – Throughout the year

Online Auction Fundraiser – January

Read-a-thon – February

Art Show – Spring

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – May

Third Grade Menotomy Day 

Fifth Grade Graduation Activities – Spring

Ice Cream Scooper Bowl Social – June

June Fair – June

2019-2020 Brackett PTO Leadership & Committee Chairs

President Kari Noble
Vice President Christina Ahmad
Treasurer Laura Zhivich
Assistant Treasurer Betsy Rice
Secretary  Jill Fousek
School Council Heather Peske, Tara O’Leary, Claire Abbott
STEM Scott Uelbehart
DIG Lynette Martin
GIG Sasha Oxnard
Cultural Enrichment Committee Danielle Harrell, Nicole Jorge, Lauren Lee
Library Enrichment Committee Megan Uy, Letizia Allais, Meg Gaj, Carrie Finison
Winter Auction Beth Rapoza
Read a Thon Gabriella Eisner
Book Fair Katherine Gates
Outdoor Space Committee Garret Alyea
June Fair Ian Pilarczyk
Food Drives Rachael Fanopoulos
Teacher Luncheons Wendy Buglio
Room Parent Coordinator Inger Bergrom
Brackett E-news Coordinator Inger Bergrom
Website Kari Noble
BoxTops Christina Mamlouk
Brackett Bank Patty Chookhae-Kragh
Scooper Bowl Julie Hall
Holiday Helper Catherine Fenollosa, Wendy Buglio
Third Grade Menotomy Day Chair open
Fifth Grade Graduation Committee Chair Megan Uy & Molly Jacobson
   

Here are a list of things the PTO is involved in throughout the year:

Welcome Back Picnic – September

Room Parents – September

E-newsletters 

Teacher Stipends – September

STEM Committee 

Green Initiatives Group (GIG) Committee 

Diversity & Inclusion Group (DIG) Committee

Picture Day – October

Outdoor Space Committee – All year

Art Squad – All year

Library Committee – All year

Cultural Enrichment Committee – All year

Annual Appeal – October

Book Fair – October

Culture & Creativity Night – November

Holiday Helper Program – December

Food Drives – Throughout the year

Online Auction Fundraiser – January

Read-a-thon – February

Art Show – Spring

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – May

Third Grade Menotomy Day 

Fifth Grade Graduation Activities – Spring

Ice Cream Scooper Bowl Social – June

June Fair – June

2019-2020 Brackett PTO Leadership & Committee Chairs

President Kari Noble
Vice President Christina Ahmad
Treasurer Laura Zhivich
Assistant Treasurer Betsy Rice
Secretary  Jill Fousek
School Council Heather Peske, Tara O’Leary, Claire Abbott
STEM Scott Uelbehart
DIG Lynette Martin
GIG Sasha Oxnard
Cultural Enrichment Committee Danielle Harrell, Nicole Jorge, Lauren Lee
Library Enrichment Committee Megan Uy, Letizia Allais, Meg Gaj, Carrie Finison
Winter Auction Beth Rapoza
Read a Thon Gabriella Eisner
Book Fair Katherine Gates
Outdoor Space Committee Garret Alyea
June Fair Ian Pilarczyk
Food Drives Rachael Fanopoulos
Teacher Luncheons Wendy Buglio
Room Parent Coordinator Inger Bergrom
Brackett E-news Coordinator Inger Bergrom
Website Kari Noble
BoxTops Christina Mamlouk
Brackett Bank Patty Chookhae-Kragh
Scooper Bowl Julie Hall
Holiday Helper Catherine Fenollosa, Wendy Buglio
Third Grade Menotomy Day Chair open
Fifth Grade Graduation Committee Chair Megan Uy & Molly Jacobson
   

Here are a list of things the PTO is involved in throughout the year:

Welcome Back Picnic – September

Room Parents – September

E-newsletters 

Teacher Stipends – September

STEM Committee 

Green Initiatives Group (GIG) Committee 

Diversity & Inclusion Group (DIG) Committee

Picture Day – October

Outdoor Space Committee – All year

Art Squad – All year

Library Committee – All year

Cultural Enrichment Committee – All year

Annual Appeal – October

Book Fair – October

Culture & Creativity Night – November

Holiday Helper Program – December

Food Drives – Throughout the year

Online Auction Fundraiser – January

Read-a-thon – February

Art Show – Spring

Teacher Appreciation Luncheon – May

Third Grade Menotomy Day 

Fifth Grade Graduation Activities – Spring

Ice Cream Scooper Bowl Social – June

June Fair – June

 

2021-2022 Brackett PTO Leadership & Committee Chairs

 

 

 

President Regan Winkler
Vice President  
Treasurer Cori Palladino
Assistant Treasurer  
Secretary  Megan Uy
School Council Heather Peske, Claire Abbott, Open Seat
STEM Scott Uelbehart
DIG Elizabeth Rollins
GIG Rekha Murthy, Katie Pescatello
Cultural Enrichment Committee Nicole Jorge, Lauren Lee, Caitlin Sweeney
Library Enrichment Committee Megan Uy
Read a Thon Katy Newman
Book Fair Hadley Stinson
Online Director Xuefeng William Wang
Outdoor Space Christina Ahmad
June Fair  
Food Drives Deborah Crawford
Teacher Luncheons Wendy Buglio
Room Parent Coordinator Sarah Amitay
Brackett E-news Coordinator Lauren Arcoma
Website Jana Spencer
BoxTops  
Brackett Bank  
Scooper Bowl Julie Hall
Holiday Helper Wendy Buglio
Third Grade Menotomy Day Chair  
Fifth Grade Graduation Committee Chair Christina Ahmad

 

PTO Meeting Minutes

Access the archive and find out what happened at past PTO meetings. 

Committees & Volunteer Opportunities

View the committees of the Brackett PTO and open volunteer opportunities >

Reimbursements

Online form and instructions for submitting reimbursement request.

Brackett Elementary
66 Eastern Ave, Arlington, MA