President’s Message

The Oradell PTA is pleased to welcome you to our website, where you can find the latest and greatest in PTA news, programs and sign ups.  Just scroll below to see links to open sign ups and announcements of current programs and activities.

Please consider volunteering to assist one of our many committees.  With 37 active committees, there’s always a chance to participate and make a contribution to your child’s experience at OPS.  You can simply click the “volunteer” tab above and select programs or events which fit with your schedule and interests.  In the coming weeks, the PTA will be seeking volunteers to chair committees for the 2016-2017 school year.

If you have any questions or ideas you would like to share, please feel free to contact me at

Jennifer Larson, PTA President


Mike Thaler Author Visit: Graphic Novel Contest Guidelines

On June 3rd, author Mike Thaler will visit OPS!

In preparation for the visit, OPS will be holding its very own graphic novel contest.  Learn more about the contest guidelines by clicking here and download the template for your child’s grade below.

Template for children in K and 1st Grademike thaler activity sheet KINDERGARTEN AND 1st GRADE

Template for children in Grades 2, 3, & 4mike thaler activity sheet GRADES 2, 3, and 4

Template for children in Grade 5mike thaler activity sheet GRADE 5

All entries are due by May 16th.  Good luck!

Please note that Grade 6 students will be attending a field trip during the drawing session with Mr. Thaler, and for this reason, have not been included in the contest.  Grade 6 students will attend an assembly with Mr. Thaler in the morning before leaving for their field trip.


Field Day T Shirts

Field Day is coming!

Do you need a Gold or Maroon t-shirt?

Order now and your shirt will arrive in time for Field Day.  Shirts are $12.50 each.

Orders MUST be in by May 4th.

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Memory Book Booster Ads

Congratulate your child  for having a great school year!  Say thank you to a teacher!
Please place a booster ad in this year’s Memory Book by May 4th!
Read these directions: Memory Book Parent Booster Ad Flyer
Place your ad online here:


Available Committee Chair Positions for 2016-2017!!

The Oradell PTA takes great pride in its tremendous parent volunteer support.  The PTA has a variety of committees that support OPS by providing academic enrichment, fundraising and much more.  Below is the list of available committee chair positions for the 2016-2017 school year.

List of available committee chair positions for the 2016-2017 school year: 4.26_COMMITTEECHAIRSDoc16-17.docx (4)

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

Please contact Jennifer Larson ( ) or Jennifer Koth ( for more information about any of the committees or to volunteer.  We look forward to hearing from you!


Student Directory Acknowledgement

If you haven’t yet completed your student director acknowledgement form, please do so by clicking here:



No Fuss Lunch

The Oradell PTA is pleased to announce that NO FUSS LUNCH is returning to OPS!

NO FUSS LUNCH will be offered to all students in Grades K-6 and OPS teachers & staff on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Please see the attached information sheet for all of the details.

Full information is available here: 2015-2016_NoFussLunch

No Fuss Lunch Flyer: NoFussFlyer

Ready to order?  Click here:




Have you joined the Oradell PTA for the 2015-2016 school year?

If you haven’t signed up yet, please take a few moments to do so!

Membership will give you access to:

• weekly email blasts from the Oradell PTA President
• the Oradell PTA Membership Directory
• your official PTA membership card


Thanks To Our 2015 Memory Book Sponsors!

Many thanks to the institutions and businesses in our area who supported the OPS Memory Book. The Oradell PTA is delighted to share with you the list of supporters!


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:

Carly Byrnes –


Lauren Aimi – 


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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