New PTA Executive Board

A big welcome to the new and returning members to the PPAS PTA!

Shawn Dell, President

Debbie Greenwald, Treasurer

Neal Sofge, Recording Secretary

Marisa Osorio & Fernanda Santos,
Co-VP Communications

Mildred Alcaide & Kristin Palmieri,
Dance Delegates

Jamie Campagnola & Leslie Hendricks,
Drama Delegates

Ann Marie Pascarella & Jennifer Whipple,
Musical Theater Delegates

Yanet Cruz & Helen Stewart, Vocal Delegates

Erin Balsamo & Helen Stewart, SLT Members

Valerie Tanis, 11th Grade Delegate

Lisa Hamilton, 12th Grade Delegate

Elections will be held in the fall for the following positions:

VP of Fundraising
VP of Membership
Cultural Delegate
9th Grade Delegate
10th Grade Delegate
Middle School Delegate

The PTA Needs You!

Interested in running for an
Executive PTA board or SLT position
for the 2023-24 school year?

Use this link to self-nominate!

Open positions include: 

Co-Presidents • Treasurer • Recording Secretary 
VP of Fundraising • VP of Communication
VP of Membership • 2-3 SLT Members
Cultural Delegate
9th Grade Delegate
(at September Board meeting)

10th Grade Delegate • 11th Grade Delegate
12th Grade Delegate
Dance Delegate • Drama Delegate
Middle School Delegate • MT Delegate • Vocal Delegate  

Save the Date for Gala – and Volunteer!

The PPAS Gala will be held on
Monday, May 15, 2023

But Don’t Delay . . .

Join The Gala Committee Today!


* Auction Team 8-10 people*


  • Requesting donations from previous donors
  • Soliciting new items for auction
  • Some data entry (Google/GiveSmart)

* Design/Decor/Costume 3-6 people*


  • Soliciting Donations for decor items
  • Creating pieces for fundraising and decorations
  • Corresponding with Committee Chairs regarding any potential purchases

* Administrative 1-2 people*


  • Updating GiveSmart event platform 
  • Connecting with Teams for progress reports
  • Corresponding with PTA president for any purchase requests
  • Creating volunteer schedules

* Graphics and Communications 1-2 people*


  • Designing Final Digital invitations/banners etc.
  • Assisting decor team with graphics needs
  • Communicating to the General PTA population
  • Creating a “touch point plan” for GALA-specific communication

* And…ACTION  8-12 people*

ALL THINGS DAY OF ~ Includes but is not limited to:

  • Assisting decor team with drop off and set up
  • Volunteering for 1 hour of “service” during the event
  • Available to help with any last-minute details or emergencies
  • Assist in breaking down after the event
  • Times will vary depending on availability

Middle School Delegate Needed

Middle School Co-Delegate Election will be held during next month’s PTA Meeting.

We are seeking self-nominations from parents who would like to be a middle school co-delegate.

If interested, please send your name to president@ While anyone is welcome, ideally it would be wonderful to have a parent of a 6th or 7th grade student.

If you missed last week’s PTA meeting, here’s a link to the slide deck of what was discussed.