• President’s Message



    Welcome OPS parents, teachers and friends.  Did you know that the Oradell PTA is the largest PTA in Bergen County, comprised nearly 1,000 members?  With 43 active committees, there’s always a chance to participate and make a contribution to your child’s educational experience at OPS.  We are looking forward to an fantastic year filled with great projects and activities for the school community.  Please considering volunteering to assist one of the committees – volunteer as little or as much as you want.    Just click the “volunteer” tab above and select which events may fit with your availability.

    PTA MEMBERSHIP for the 2013-2014 school year is now closed.   BUT, membership for the 2014-2015 school year begins May 1st.

    Congratulations to the slate of officers for the 2014-2105 school year.  Please join us at the next PTA meeting on Thursday, April 29th at 7:30pm to swear them in.  They are as follows:

    Jennifer Larson, President

    Kristen Verrier, 1st Vice President

    Virginia Scalcione, Financial Secretary

    Katherine Fried, Treasurer

    Please scroll below for the latest and greatest in PTA news, after school events and sign ups.

    Nancy Shapiro
    PTA President

  • Submit Memory Book Photos — DEADLINE Wed. APRIL 23


    Each year, the Memory Book is a cherished keepsake provided to every student at OPS.  In order to make our yearbook a success, we need your photos!

    Please send in your pictures to the Memory Book Committee.  Click here for full information: SEND IN YOUR PHOTOS -Deadline

    ***SIXTH GRADE PARENTS, we have special request for you:  6thgrade_younger_photo_flyer

  • Read and Rap Book Club


    bookwormRead and Rap Book Club

    Invites all 2nd & 3rd Graders to our final session!

     Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    2:30-3:30 pm    MPR D

    The children will get together after school to read and discuss a book and participate in a fun book-related activity.

    On the day of the book club meeting, please send your child to school with a drink and a nut-free snack

    Children will be dismissed promptly at 3:30 from MPR D.

    If you have any questions, please email Molly Schnyder: mollyschnyder@gmail.com  or Cristina Sinclair: czsinclair@gmail.com 

    Please make sure your child wants to attend before signing them up, space is limited.

    The deadline to sign up is:  Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

    Online Registration: https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/x1dz2sno0g01h2l/ 

  • Caldecott Book Club


    Caldecott Book Club for First Graders

    will take place on  Wednesday April 9th  from 2:30 – 3:45pm.

    We will be reading a Caldecott Award Winning Book and work on  a craft to coincide with the book’s theme.

    Online registration has closed for this event.

    Please send your child with a nut free snack and a drink.

    Children will be dismissed through the MPR doors at 3:45pm

    Should anyone have questions, please feel free to call Jessica Ginsberg at 917-575-9519 or

    Julie Keery at 917-519-2429

  • Kindergarten Book Club



    Our Last Kindergarten Book Club will meet on 

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 2:30 – 3:30pm.

    We will be reading The Perfect Nest by Catherine Friend.  

    Online registration will close April 14th or when maximum capacity is reached: https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/xzffis705o1n2y/

    Please send your child with a nut free snack and a drink.



  • Spirit Wear Sale


    The Oradell PTA is very pleased to introduce our Spirit Wear Online Store!

    Click the link below to see what’s available and make your purchase.

    Among the choices are perfect-for-field-day t-shirts!

    Store closes April 13th.



  • RIF Activity




    Our second RIF distribution is Thursday, April 24th. All students will have the opportunity to choose and take home a book courtesy of our PTA. Please click the link and have your child do the RIF Spring Activity for a chance to win a $10 Barnes and Noble Gift Card. One gift card will be awarded for each grade. Winners are chosen by lottery from the submitted RIF activities.

    Remember, each student who submits both the Fall and Spring RIF activities will receive a small prize at the Spring distribution. Spring activity pages are due Friday, April 11th.


    “If a book is well written, I always find it too short.”  Jane Austen



    Contact Co-Chairs:

    Patricia Hyde (labrundalabrunda@yahoo.com)

    Leslie Wiesenfeld (leslie.wiesenfeld@gmail.com)

  • Available Committee Chair Positions


    Please see the list of available committee chair positions for 2014-2015: https://cwsclients.wufoo.com/forms/xke9xv21djxtvx/

    Here is a brief description of every PTA committee: PTA-Committee-Descriptions-updated-3.14

  • Kindergarten/New Family Mentoring


    Kindergarten Mentoring is a PTA program available to new Kindergarten parents or any parent new to the school. The purpose of the program is to help you through your first year at OPS. We can assign you a mentor whom you can call with any questions relating to Kindergarten, PTA related topics or general OPS information.


    If you are interested in having a mentor please contact either:

    Christine Pollinger: cpollinger@optonline.net

    or Jody Eskenazi: jodye66@gmail.com/201-262-4247

  • Special Needs Committee


    Please contact the Special Needs Committee for questions regarding ANY special needs you may have (ex: allergies, academic struggles, physical challenges, social and emotional needs, the needs of the gifted & talented, etc…).  Additionally, this would be the place for anyone who feels that they can offer their own experience and wants to be on our MENTOR list to say, “it’s okay to contact me if someone has a question about…. ”  We will be a liaison between the person with the question and the right resource for getting their questions answered.


    ***Please click READ MORE to contact the Special Needs Committee**

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