Below is a listing of all of the committee positions that are available. If the chairperson space is marked "open", then we are still in need of a volunteer to run this committee. As of today there a variety of openings. If you have any questions about what is involved in any of these positions, please e-mail Malinda Childs, PTA President: firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018/2019 PTA Mathewson Meetings: 9/4, 10/9, 11/13, 12/11, 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14 and (June TBD)
August 27 - First Day of School - 1st to 5th Grades Only
August 28 - Kindergarten Orientation
August 28 - EARLY DISMISSAL - Due to weather
August 29 - First Day of School - Kindergarten Students
September 3 - NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
September 4 - PTA MEETING - 7 pm - Mathewson Media Center
September 7 - BACK TO SCHOOL BASH / 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
September 10 - NO SCHOOL - Rosh Hashanah
September 19 - NO SCHOOL - Yom Kippur
September 25 - OPEN HOUSE / Details coming soon
October 5 - BULLDOG RUN / Put your running shoes on for the PTA's only and only FUNDRAISER* / Details coming soon
October 8, 9 and 10 - Fall Book Fair / Date: TBD / Details coming soon
October 17 - EARLY DISMISSAL
October 24, 25 and 26 - EARLY DISMISSAL
October 24, 25 and 26 - PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES
October 26 - HALLOWEEN HOOT / Details coming soon
Fall Registration Coming Soon!
Board of Education Representative:
OPEN / COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON NEEDED
Book Fair (Fall): Renee Kugit
Book BOGO (Buy One/Get One) Fair (Spring): Renee Kugit
OPEN / COMMITTEE CHAIRPERSON NEEDED
Keep clipping those BoxTops! Store them in an envelope, baggie or print this collection sheet and tape/glue them as you go! Thank you for the Mathewson PTA. Remember, this is FREE money that goes directly to our school!
Bulldog Run 10th Annual Fundraiser:
Why? ~ We want to streamline our fundraising and cut back on the number of times we ask our families for donations, so we hope to hold ONLY THIS MAJOR PTA FUNDRAISER that will raise enough funds to help the PTA hold all our events and activities for the 2018/2019 school year.
Funds raised will be used for:
~ Fine Arts Presentations
~ Field Trip Assistance
~ Room Parent Allowances
~ Teacher Wish lists
~ PTA Events such as Halloween Hoot, Spring Dance, Movie nights
~ And MUCH MUCH MORE!!!
During School Hours: Times to be announced
Family Night: Date TBD / Beth Gaillard
Fifth Grade Farewell: Becky Lattanzi / Come to our 1st PTA meeting on September 4th to see how you can help!
Fifth Grade Yearbook: Alecia Coffin, Renee Kugit, Christine Surel, Sharon McCann, Susan Cameron. Nicole Croce and Meredith D'Agostino
Fine Arts: Alecia Coffin / Have any ideas for a Mathewson Fine Arts program, please email Alecia!
Halloween Hoot: Jacy Ciszkowski
Holiday Fair (Student Shopping - Shopping during school hours): December 7, 2018 / Co-Chairs: Dawn Black and Cheryl Nethercott
Holiday Fair (Night Extravaganza): December 7, 2018 / Christine Fisher
Hospitality / Sunshine: Christina Browne
Kindergarten Orientation: August 28, 2018 / Renee Kugit
Mathewson Monitor: Cassandra Schull / Email: email@example.com
1. Pay online at:
2. Complete paper form and return to school with your child (including payment) in and envelope marked "PTA Membership".
Movie Night: TBD
MySchoolBucks®: The Mathewson PTA is excited to offer MySchoolBucks®! This online payment service provides a quick and easy way to add money to your student’s meal account as well as purchase PTA memberships, Apparel, Register for Afterschool Academy and more by using a credit or debit card.
Plant Sale: May 10, 2019 / Michelle Haramis
Read Across Mathewson: March 1, 2019 / Danielle Valenzano
Room Parent Coordinator: Michelle Haramis
Science Night: Date TBD
Skate Night: March/April
Sound Tigers Hockey Night: October 13, 2018
Did your child complete their Summer Reading Log...do they LOVE hockey? Thanks to the Bridgeport Soundtigers, any child who completes the Soundtiger Reading Log will receive one (1) FREE ticket to their October 13th game at 7 pm. They will also be entered to win one of two $529 CHET college savings account contributions! Please return Soundtiger Reading logs to Mathewson in an envelope marked "Soundtigers" along with payment for any additional tickets at a DISCOUNTED price by SEPTEMBER 17th! Thank you Soundtigers!
Spirit Day (Field Day): JUNE / Date: TBD
Spirit Wear / Apparel: Erin Heinmiller
We have limited Mathewson apparel on sale now. You can place order on line at
Spring Dance: Erin Heinmiller
Stop & Shop / Shop Rite Rewards:
Website / Facebook: Malinda Childs / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Like us on Facebook under "Mathewson School PTA"
PTA Council Liaison
September 27th @ Orange Avenue
October 18th @ Meadowside
November 15th @ Live Oaks
December 20th @ West Shore
January 17th @ Pumpkin Delight
February 21st @ Orchard Hills
March 21st @ Harborside
April 25th @ Calf Pen
May 16th @ TBD
All meetings begin at 6:30 pm