President’s Message

The Oradell PTA is pleased to welcome returning families back to school, and extend a special greeting to kindergarten parents and families new to our community!  Thank you for visiting 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.

As we begin the 2015-2016 school year, 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.  It is because of the strong volunteer efforts of our parents and the dedication of our teachers that the Oradell PTA is able to sponsor so many wonderful programs and activities.

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

Jennifer Larson, PTA President


Add/Change Period for PTA Lunches

The PTA is offering a one time “add/change period” from November 30-December 7, for those who would like to place a new order or who wish to make changes to existing lunch orders.  As a reminder, we are not offering refunds as the PTA lunch programs are fundraisers.  All new and changed orders will take effect on January 1, 2016.

NEW ORDERS:  To place a NEW order, please click the link below for the lunch you wish to order.

Pizza Lunch:

Goldberg’s Lunch:

Ice Cream Lunch:

CHANGE ORDERS:  To make a CHANGE to an existing order, please contact the lunch chairs directly at the following email addresses.  Please provide your child’s name, grade, teacher and indicate how you would like to change the order.



Ice Cream Lunch:


The Holiday Boutique is Here!

As the holidays are approaching the Oradell PTA is excited to offer a special service: an in-school shopping program designed especially for our students grades Pre-K-6!

Check it out at: Oradell Public School Holiday Boutique Info Letter


First Grade Science Workshop: Learn About Atoms, Molecules, and Matter, Oh My!

OPS First Graders: Learn About Atoms, Molecules, and Matter, Oh My! 

When? Thursday, December 17, 2015 from 3:00PM to 4:15 PM

Where? MPR C – Children will be dismissed promptly at 4:15pm from MPR C

To register: Please visit:

Don’t delay!  Space for this event is limited and these workshops tend to fill up quickly!


PTA Reflections Contest: Let Your Imagination Fly

The Annual PTA Reflections Contest for pre-K to 6th grade is here

Please share this with your child: 

  • Do you take pictures? Do you make films? Do you write poems or stories, compose music or draw pictures? How about choreograph a dance?  If you do and you want to show off your talent, you should participate in the PTA Reflections contest.
  • This year’s theme is “Let Your Imagination Fly.”  What does this theme mean to you? How can you express this theme creatively?
  • Categories include: dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts (such as crayons, markers, painting, collage).
Parents, please complete the Oradell PTA Reflections participation online form by clicking on this link:


The deadline for all submissions is MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30TH  to your child’s teacher. Be sure to print the Student Entry Form (link also below) and submit it with your child’s entry in addition to completing the online form (link also above). 


If your child is interested in participating, please visit the NJPTA website for more information. On the NJPTA website you will find:

Student Entry Form

Reflections_Student Entry Form 15-16

General Rules

Specific Rules for Each Category

If you have any questions, please email the co-chairs:

Melissa Saldana at or Vanessa Hosein at


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!


Available Committee Chair Positions

Please see the list of available committee chair positions for 2015-2016:

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:

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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