PTA Committees

Below is a list of Committee Chairs. Committees still in need of chairs are highlighted in bold. If you are interested in chairing a vacant committee, please contact the PTA (

If you are unable to chair, but are interested in helping out with a committee, click the button below. The committee chairs will then contact you as they begin to organize their event or group.

Current Committee Chairs

Art Show - Gayle Manculich

Bake sale - vacant

Big G Box Tops and Apples for Students - Nicole Solomon

Bingo Night - Nicole Weaver

Bird Watchers - vacant

Book Fair - Jess Santiago

Butterfly Garden - Jul Bibro-Ruch

Community Outreach - Tracy Brnusak

Decoration Committee - Natalie Ciccanti

Earth Day Celebration - vacant

Family Game Night - Liz Grandellis

Field Day - Megan Nagel, Nicole Weaver

Fifth Grade Activities - Gayle Manculich, Bridget Ellis, Jen Leshnock

Fundraising Committee - Amanda Neeley, Laine Cryder, Nicole Solomon,

Dyana Gula, Amy Frantz

Holiday Shop - Emily Steinmetz and Jen Leshnock

Library Aides - Amanda Neeley

Read Across America - Nicole Solomon

Red Ribbon Week - Lauren Haramic

Staff Appreciation - Gayle Manculich, Bethanie Duenkel

Star Reader - Beth Salimbene

Teacher Assistance - Jen Beach/April Smith

T-shirt Committee - Gayle Manculich, Bethanie Duenkel

Holiday Shop - Emily Steinmetz and Jen Leshnock

Committee Descriptions

Art Show (Spring)

Multiple craft and art stations are made available for the students to explore in the gymnasium. The event is held in the spring, either evening or weekend hours.

Bake Sales

Donate snacks, meal items, and baked goods, as well as work the table during several PTA events.

Big G Box Tops & Giant Eagle Apples for Students

Help run and keep track of these two, specific fundraising initiatives.

Bingo Night (January)

Help inventory and organize supplies, sell bingo cards and daubers that evening, and keep track of money earned and awarded throughout the event. Held in the evening in the school gym.

Bird Watchers

A newer committee started last year, Bird Watchers holds different events throughout the school year, including one in conjunction with the Earth Day Celebration.

Book Fair (October and May)

Help plan, setup, assist children with shopping, and clean up after the event. Fall dates are during the school day throughout the week, as well as one evening family night event. The Spring event is during the school day.

Butterfly Garden

Help maintain the Butterfly Garden in front of our school. An event will take place in conjunction with Earth Day celebration. 

Conservation Team

Help organize programs to encourage our school to "go green."

Community Outreach

Plan and run any service projects our school could participate in (ex. holiday pajama drive).

Decorating Committee

Make fun and positive decorations for our school's entryways and bulletin board every month, help as needed with other decorations as requested by school staff, and work on thematic decor for the holiday show in December.

Earth Day Celebration (April)

Help get the school ready for spring by showing off your gardening skills, sharing those skills with others, and planning and/or helping with Earth Day-related activities. The Earth Day Celebration is held in the evening, outside of the school building.

Family Game Night (November)

Plan and staff an evening of fun games and activities for McClellan families. This event is held in the evening at the school.

Field Day (May)

This event provides the students a fun-filled opportunity to participate in a variety of team activities centered on developing good sportsmanship and cooperation. MANY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Fifth Grade Activities

Collaborate and assist in activities, special events, fundraisers, field trips, etc. for the fifth grade class.


Help plan, organize, and run fundraisers for the year. We need the help!

Grant Writing Committee

This is a brand new committee to be formed this year in hopes of helping to identify and apply for numerous grants to fund equipment, facility, and program needs for the school. The Grant Writing Committee will work in conjunction with the school administration throughout the year.

Holiday Shop (December)

Help the children shop for family members and assist in setup and cleanup. This event is held during the school day.

Library Aides

Library Aides assist with keeping the library organized, on an as needed basis, during the school day.

Read Across America (February/March)

Help plan a reading celebration with a Dr. Seuss theme. Special activities are planned for the children during this week. Most are during school hours, but can include evening if pre-approved.

Red Ribbon Week (October)

Help organize activities for the students in celebration of this drug prevention campaign.

Staff Appreciation

Plan and organize events and actions that support our faculty and staff to show them how much they are appreciated! 

Star Reader

Star Reader is for the parents of first- through third-graders who want to visit with, and read to, their child's class during a designated time. Times are assigned by the teacher.

Teacher Assistance Team

Assist teachers with making copies, cutting things out, etc. Times will be assigned on an as-needed basis, most often during the school day.

T-shirt Committee

Help to pick a shirt design, organize orders, and distribute the shirts upon delivery.


Assist in the collection of pictures throughout the school year, help to organize and choose the layout, and coordinate the sale and distribution of the completed books.