C. Richard Applegate PTO Committees

Art Show
Chair:   Alana Bieniasz & Noelle Henkel

The Art Show is a beautiful display of all of our Students' artwork from throughout the year. 

The committee works to display the artwork in the school in preparation for the show.

Volunteers are needed in the months leading up to the show.  Times are flexible so any help you can give is wonderful..

Please sign up under the volunteer tab and the chairperson will work around your schedule. 

ASPTO Registration
Chair:   Maria Baralus
Chair:   Chair Needed

Students participate in PTO sponsored School Assemblies throughout the year.  They are educational and fun.

Bagel Sales
Chair:   Naomi Bressler

Volunteers should arrive at school at 7:20 am with butter knife in hand!! Thank you

Book Fair
Chair:   Noelle Henkel

There are 3 book fairs throughout the year.  October, February and our last is a virtual book fair in June.

You may sign up for the book fair committee once and the Chairperson will contact you once the class schedule for the fairs is submitted so you may volunteer when your child is shopping!!

Box Tops For Education
Chair:   Susan Schiappa

Save, collect, organize and submit box tops.

Community Service
Chair:   Chair Needed

The Applegate Community "Gives Back" every month. Tracy Healey and her committee will work with the staff on a monthly fundraiser that gets students and staff involved in donating to various causes throughout the year. It's an amazing opportunity to encourage our children to recognize others in need and a great opportunity to feel the rewards of giving. Volunteer for community events and Tracy will contact you with the opportunities to help out!! 



Family Fun Nights
Chair:   Terese Gerula & Ellen Malloy

Variety of fun activities planned by the ASPTO designed to bring students and families together including Movie Night, Bingo & hopefully many more.

Volunteers will be needed for these events.  You may sign up for the committee once and the chair will contact you to see if you are available for the specific date and event!!

Fundraisers - Miscellaneous
Chair:   Chair Needed

ASPTO organizes various fundraisers throuhout the year.  We will be selling Yankee Candles, Gertrude Hawke Chocolates, gift cards, etc.  Please support when you can.

Chair:   TBD


Gift Card Challenge Fundraiser
Chair:   Robin Bellomo
Halloween Trunk Or Treat
Chair:   Sarah McShea

A great Applegate Family Night.  You must register in advance for this event.  Decorate your trunk or just come and enjoy the decorations.

Volunteers are needed to help out at this fun filled event.

Holiday Shoppe
Chair:   Angela Petrosino

The Holiday Shop runs 3 days in December.

The Holiday Gift Shop is an opportunity for your children to pick out small gifts for friends and family during school hours.

To volunteer please do so under the volunteer tab and the Chirperson will contact you with specific dates and times. You may volunteer during the time your child is scheduled to shop.

Ladies Night Out Committee
Chair:   Kate Quackenbush

This committee is responsible for overseeing the success of Ladies Night Out.

Ladies Night Out and Gift Auction is the largest fundraiser of the Year.  There is Dinner, Dancing, Eating, Drinking, Raffles and a whole lotta fun with friends and families. 

Volunteers are needed to prepare for the event as well as work the night of the event. 

Please click the volunteer tab and the LNO Chairs will contact you.  You will be a great help no matter how much time you have to give.

Plant Sale
Chair:   Christine Breuer

Our Annual Plant Sale is designed for children to shop during the school day for beautiful plants, flowers and herbs.

Please volunteer and our Chairperson will contact you and you can request the time your student will be shopping.

PTO Meetings
Chair:   Any
PTO Membership
Chair:   TBD


School Event
Chair:   ASPTO
School Play
Chair:   Chair Needed

Enjoy Applegate School's Annual School Play.  4th and 5th Graders will put on a complete production.

Volunteers are needed to assist in the planning and production of our school play.

Sign up under volunteers and the Chairperson will contact you with where help is needed.

Science/STEAM Fair
Chair:   Chair Needed

The Science/STEAM Fair is a fantastic opportunity for students to showcase their unique talents.

Students will have the complete support of mentors to complete their projects. 

Spirit Wear
Chair:   Wendy Nelius
Teacher Appreciation
Chair:   Gwen Bain

The Teacher Appreciation Committee organizes, decorates and brings in a beautiful lunch for our teachers and staff twice during the school year.  The Staff Welcome Lunch and the Teacher Appreciation Lunch is provided by the ASPTO nder the direction of the Chair who heads up the committee and will be looking for volunteers to make and donate specialty dishes. Please volunteer and our chair will contact you about your specific contribution.

Thanksgiving Pie Sale
Chair:   Maria Baralus

You may order fresh Pies and Donuts from Battleview Orchards for your Thanksgiving Holiday Pies.

If you ordered a Thanksgiving pie or fresh donuts from our Battleview Orchards Pie Sale... you may pick up your order at Applegate School on the same day as the Student Turkey Trot for your convenience.

Volunteers are needed to distribute the pies throughout the day from 9:30-6:30. It is the same day as Turkey Trot... so if you are coming to cheer on your students, please give us an hour and help out!!  

Turkey Trot
Chair:   Mr. Eichner & ASPTO

Turkey Trot takes place during the school day.  If you would like to volunteer, please sign up under the volunteer tab and the Chairperson will contact you with specific times.

Help the students make their way around the running course.








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