ASHA Activities and Committee Contacts

Allergy Awareness

Promote food allergy awareness within the school community to improve the safety, well-being, and inclusion of all children.

Katie Passman

Art Appreciation

Art Appreciation consists of a monthly art lesson conducted by parents in each classroom. The lesson includes showing themed artwork and doing a related craft activity.

Caroline Bartolucci


Plan and coordinate fun assemblies for students.

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Barnes and Noble Book Fair 

Work with Barnes and Noble to choose content for the book fair, and coordinate volunteers to work at the fair.

Eileen Tanalski

Tracie Roarty

Becky Mercurio

Class Parents

Coordinate volunteers to act as class parents for each class, and prepare notices for class parents to send out.

Meredith Barry

Family Activities

Plan fun community-building events for Amsterdam families.

Michele Kelly

Fourth Grade Day

Plan the end-of-year day of fun for the outgoing fourth grade class.

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Select and plan ASHA's major fundraisers.

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Halloween Howl

Plan and coordinate the annual Halloween celebration for families. 

Michelle Jacobs

Jillian Kunzle

Life Skills

Coordinate classroom volunteers to present an educational program about life skills.

Mike Corsello

Outdoor Classroom

Help to maintain the outdoor classroom and garden beds.

Julie Kosakowski 

Playtime in Science

Plan and coordinate a program for 1st graders consisting of basic science experiments.

Alisha Uccardi

Red Ribbon

Implement district program suggestions for Red Ribbon week at Amsterdam, along with student activities and decorations.

Jennifer Tamang

Science Fair 

Plan and coordinate the annual science fair.

Tricia Vera

Spirit Wear

Coordinate the sale of Amsterdam spirit wear, including clothing and more.

Jessica Franciscus

Teacher Appreciation

Coordinate the annual teacher appreciation event in May.

Sam Butler

Variety Show 

Plan and coordinate the annual variety show.

Jaya Somuramasami


Develop and publish the school yearbook. Includes working with photos, preparing the layout, and yearbook distribution.

Radha Iyer

Young Authors' Day

Assist the teachers with coordinating Young Authors' Day.

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