PTO Board

Current Officers and Committee Chairs for 2020-2021

Presidents Katy Karon, Brooke Brindley
Outgoing Presidents  Michelle Spitzkoff and Erika Guerra Downey  
Treasurer  Gita Bahery
Assistant Treasurer  Open position
Outgoing Treasurer  Katy Karon
School Principal Thomas Morris  
Asst Principal Andrea Youngsman
Communications Secretary  Open position
Technology Liaison  Craig Spitzkoff   
DLA Liason  Jenny Klein-Sosa

PTO Services

DLA Committee:  Jessica Poltarak

Directory:  Michelle Spitzkoff

Volunteer Coordinator:  Crista Martinez Padua

Virtual Engagement Chair:  

Annual Appeal Fundraising Chair:  Rebika Bendayan

ASCA Committee:  Janna Sneider, Leah Kolidas, & Rachel Novais

CASC (Creative Arts and Sciences) Chairs:  Marcela Mahecha & Jessica Alpert

CASC Committee:  Marianne Lachner

Newsletter Coordinator:  Cove Davis

Hospitality:  Joanna Mitri

Garden Committee:  Eliza Danielson

Kindergarten Liasons:  So Lim Ting & Harley Simeone

Inclusion Event Committee:  Jenny Klein-Sosa

Marquis Sign: David Margolis

Lost and Found:  Cove Davis

PTO Closet:  Jenny Klein-Sosa

Online Book Fair Chair:  Erika Guerra Downey

Online Book Fair Committee:  Crista Martinez Padua, Janna Sneider, and Christina LeBedis

Metco Liason  Ann Chinchilla DeGeorge

Online Auction/ Parent Social Fundraiser:  

Picture Day:  Sarah Konter, Marcela Sahinidis, & Ana Florian

5th Grade Graduation:  Harley Simeone & Mira Hariskov

5th Grade Yearbook:  Shelly Pearlstein

Web Master:  Nadia Albritton

Safe Routes to School  Sarah Morton

SEPAC Liaison  Jenny Klein-Sosa

The following positions are still open, please consider signing up!

ELL Chair

Library Liason

Virtual Engagement Committee

Teacher Appreciation Week 

Newton Serves

5th Grade Chairs

5th Grade Community/ Charity Event Organizers

5th Grade Teacher Gifts and Fundraising

Understanding Our Differences

Room Parent Coordinator 

Newsletter: To send notices for publication in the PTO electronic newsletter, please send a brief notice, ready for publication, in plain text format (no attachments, please) to:

Paper correspondence may be left in the PTO mailbox in the Main Hallway of the school or mailed to:
Memorial-Spaulding School PTO, 250 Brookline Street, Newton, MA 02459

PTO Voicemail 617-651-0786; PTO General email