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The Palisades Park Parent Teacher Association (ECC and Lindbergh) and Parent Teacher Student Association (PPHS) is a non profit organization composed of parents, teachers, and staff.  Our mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and our community to advocate for all children.  The number one reason to join our Parent Teacher Association is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help the schools.  By getting involved, you’ll be part of our goal to make positive changes and opportunities for the children of the Palisades Park School District. We plan many fundraising events throughout the school year and welcome the help of any parent, teacher, staff member, community member, or student who wants to be involved and volunteer.   For more information on joining our organization and volunteering, you can email our district membership coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

2017 Rock the Runway Fashion Show

Tickets are on sale!!! Please see Mary Terranova at the ECC or Melissa Morin at PPHS for tickets.  Ticket forms with payment can also be mailed to Palisades Park High School PTSA, Attn: Melissa Morin, 1 Veterans Plaza, Palisades Park, NJ 07650. Ticket form requests by mail or those sent into school with a child must be submitted by Friday, February 24th. Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

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PPHS 1st Annual Art Exhibition

Please support our talented students at their 1st Annual Student Art Exhibition.  February 23, 2017 from 6 -8 PM at the Riverside Gallery in the Riverside Square Mall, Hackensack NJ. Contact Korinne Sterni for more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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December 7, 2016 Meeting Minutes

December 7, 2016

Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Executive Board - Present – Mary Terranova, Melissa Morin, Sandra Wrightington, Cathy Costanzo, Mary DeBlasio, Sophia Gomez. Absent – Julio Mancilla, Joanna Jo, Angela Beck, Carrie Eliopoulos, Rosa Morel, Militsa Lombardo

Meeting called to order by President Mary Terranova at 6:40 PM

November 2, 2016 meeting minutes approved

President’s Report

  • Pleased Hero and Cool Kids started.
  • LS Christmas Boutique is being held December 13th, 14th, and 15th – volunteers needed.
  • Thank you to the parents who volunteered their time at the ECC Holiday Boutique. It was a success!

Administrators Report

  • Administrators not available for meeting

Board of Education Report

  • BOE Liaison not available for meeting

Executive Board Reports

Melissa Morin – PTA Vice President/Corresponding Secretary

  • More letters for donations for the Fashion Show went out
  • 118 people have joined our Facebook Page

Militsa Lombardo – PTSA Vice President

  • No report

Rosa Morel – Treasurers Report

  • $2200.00 being deposited from the ECC Holiday Boutique

Carrie Eliopoulos (absent) – Membership Chairperson (report given by Mary Terranova)

  • Totals to date….   P.T.A. – 156    P.T.S.A. - 53          

Cathy Costanzo - Bylaws/Rules

  • No report

Teachers/Students Liaison Reports

Mary DeBlasio – P.T.S.A. Teacher Liaison

  • Sign ups for model and volunteers for Fashion Show has ended
  • Hero and Cool Kids is made up of 30 HS students.  Recently they met with LS students and are also receiving training on how to talk to the younger students.

Angela Beck – P.T.A. Teacher Liaison

  • No report, not present

Sophia Gomez – Senior Class President

  • December 17th Breakfast with Santa
  • 50/50
  • Prom is June 1, 2017 at Il Villagio
  • Junior Class will be selling Gertrude Hawk Chocolates
  • Christmas Grams are being sold until 12/19

New Business

Rock the Runway Fashion Show – March 16, 2016 – 6:00 PM, the Fiesta in Wood Ridge, NJ.

  • Model Sign Ups ends today
  • Fashion Show Price - $20 for models which includes buffet backstage, $25 for children (12 and under) and $40 for adults, sit down meal
  • Silent Auction – need more donations, letters to executive board and parents to solicit donations
  • The following businesses are sponsoring the clothing for the event….

Myboubou - 10 -12 dresses, Group USA – 10 dresses, Sal Lauretta for Men – 12 – 15 Tuxedos, T.J. Maxx

  • 62 models so far

Book Fair for Lindbergh moved up

  • Entire week of 2/27/16 from 8:30 AM – 2:45 PM
  • Volunteers needed

Father/Daughter, Mother/Son Spring Dance – Pre K – 6th grade

  • Possible date, Friday May 19th @ 6:30 PM in the H.S. Gymnasium
  • Need to get BOE approval for use of facilities
  • DJ, snacks, drinks

7th and 8th Grade Sock Hop

  • Possible date, Friday June 2nd from 6:00 – 10:00 PM

Project Graduation

  • Need to come up with new ideas where to have it
  • Students no longer like the boat idea
  • Possibility – holding it on Chelsea Pier for the entire time or if IPlay America is still available, holding it there.

Old Business

  • Join our Facebook page for all school related announcements and updates
  • Parent link on the school district website, www.palpkschools.org

Audience Participation

  • No questions or comments

Meeting Adjourned at 7:58 PM

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November 2, 2016 Meeting Minutes

Attendance: Executive Board - Present – Mary Terranova, Militsa Lombardo, Melissa Morin, Rosa Morel, Carrie Eliopoulos, Sandra Wrightington, Mary DeBlasio. Absent –Sophia Gomez, Julio Mancilla, Joanna Jo, Angela Beck, Cathy Costanzo

Meeting called to order by President Mary Terranova at 6:45 PM

 October 5, 2016 meeting minutes approved

 President’s Report

  • Fall Festival was a success, children had a great day and we had beautiful weather, $1000 donated to the Make A Wish Foundation in memory of Harold Wrightington
  • Thank you to all who helped with the Fall Festival and to all of our sponsors and donors

 Administrators Report

  • Administrators not available for meeting

Board of Education Report

  • BOE Liaison not available for meeting

Executive Board Reports

Melissa Morin – PTA Vice President/Corresponding Secretary

  • Thank you letters sent to all sponsors and donors of the Fall Festival
  • Keep adding parents to our PTA/PTSA Facebook page, many parents requested to be added to our Facebook site.

Militsa Lombardo – PTSA Vice President

  • No report

Rosa Morel – Treasurers Report

  • Approximately $7000.00 gross from Fall Festival
  • Payments need to be made to vendors

Carrie Eliopoulos – Membership Chairperson

  • PTA - 24 new
  • PTSA - 9 new
  • Totals to date….   P.T.A. – 154    P.T.S.A. -  36         

Cathy Costanzo - Bylaws/Rules

  • No report, not present

Teachers/Students Liaison Reports

Mary DeBlasio – P.T.S.A. Teacher Liaison

  • Sign ups for model and volunteers for Fashion Show going on in H.S.
  • Prom is June 1 @ Il Villagio
  • December 1 – Parent/Teacher Conferences

Angela Beck – P.T.A. Teacher Liaison

  • No report, not present

No Student Liaison Reports – Students not available to attend meeting


New Business

Rock the Runway Fashion Show – March 16, 2016 – 6:00 PM, the Fiesta in Wood Ridge, NJ.

  • Model Sign Ups started today and will end December 7th
  • Fashion Show Price - $20 for models which includes buffet backstage, $25 for children (12 and under) and $40 for adults, sit down meal
  • Silent Auction – need to make it bigger than last year with more grand prizes, need more donations
  • Donation letters submitted to board and meeting attendees to fundraise for donated items
  • The following businesses are sponsoring the clothing for the event..

Myboubou - 10 -12 dresses, Group USA – 10 dresses, Sal Lauretta for Men – 12 – 15 Tuxedos, T.J. Maxx

  • Color Scheme for Fashion Show will be pink/leopard/black or black and white to go with “Rock” theme

Holiday Boutique Dates

  • 12/6/16 – E.C.C.
  • 12/13/16 – 12/15/16 – L.S. – Tentative, need approval from administration
  • Volunteers needed – Jeffrey Boyce volunteered to help with ECC

Book Fair for Lindbergh moved up

  • Entire week of 2/27/16 from 8:30 AM – 2:45 PM
  • Volunteers needed

Father/Daughter, Mother/Son Spring Dance – Pre K – 6th grade

  • Possible date, Friday May 19th @ 6:30 PM in the H.S. Gymnasium
  • Need to get BOE approval for use of facilities
  • DJ, snacks, drinks
  • Possible theme, “I love you to the moon and back”
  • Volunteers needed to do the planning, decorating, etc.

Old Business

  • Join our Facebook page for all school related announcements and updates
  • Parent link on the school district website, www.palpkschools.org

Audience Participation

  • The Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Dance idea was liked by the parents who attended.  They thought it was better to have one event instead of 2 separate ones to celebrate the parents between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.

 Meeting Adjourned at 7:47 PM

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PTSA Meeting Minutes 10/05/2016

October 5, 2016 Meeting Minutes 

Attendance: Executive Board - Present – Mary Terranova, Militsa Lombardo, Melissa Morin, Carrie Eliopoulos, Cathy Costanzo, Joanna Jo. Absent – Rosa Morel, Sandra Wrightington, Angela Beck, Mary DeBlasio, Sophia Gomez, Julio Mancilla. 

Meeting called to order by President Mary Terranova at 7:14 PM 

President’s Report 

  • Welcome to new school year 

  • Committees need to be formed for Box Tops, Kid Stuff Books, and fundraisers 

    held during the school day. Chairperson of Committees needed. Administrators Report 

• Not available for meeting Board of Education Report 

• BOE Liaison not available for meeting 

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