PTA GOALS FOR 2020-2021


PTA Weekly Blast


  • Mini Photo Sessions – Thank You! – Thank you to Ron and to all who supported this project!  All photo galleries are up on Ron’s website, see below for more info.
  • Meet the Candidates – Candidate bios can be found here. Meet the Candidate Night is Thursday, 10/22 on zoom, link to be sent Thursday morning.
  • Kindergarten Book Club – Join our virtual book club on 10/22 from 3:30 – 4:30! Sign up here.
  • Boonli Lunch Program – Orders for next week need to be submitted by Thursday night (password to create an account is “OPS479”): Boonli
  • OPS Jack-O-Lantern Event – 10/28 – 10/31, see below for more details.
  • Read and Rap Book Club – Attention Second and Third Graders! Join our virtual book club on 10/28 from 3:15 – 4:15. Sign up here
  • Reflections Art Contest – This year’s theme is ‘I Matter Because…’ submissions are due 11/14. Stay tuned for zooms with our committee to help with these projects!


Mini Photo Sessions – Thank You!

A HUGE thank you to Ron Antonelli and to all of the families who participated!

All photo galleries are up on Ron’s website.  To view your pictures, please go back to the website where you originally booked your session, and navigate down to the ‘View Your Photos” section.  Find the name that you registered with in the dropdown menu and put in the password that was given to you on a card at the time of your shoot.

Ron worked day and night for weeks on this project AND generously donated $850 to the PTA.  Thank you, Ron, for the beautiful photos, for your hard work and for your generosity!  We had so much fun with this project.

Meet the Candidates Night

The PTA Legislative committee is hosting a virtual Meet the Candidates Night on Thursday, October 22nd.  Members of the Oradell PTA will be able to hear from the prospective Board of Education candidates. In order to increase participation, Thursday’s Meet the Candidates Night will be a virtual event. We will start at 7:30. A link will be sent out on Thursday morning.

A bio for each candidate can be found on the PTA website, under the Community News tab.

Kindergarten Book Club – Last Call!

Kindergarten Book Club – Calling all Kindergarten Readers!

The OPS PTA Kindergarten Book Club invites all kindergartener’s to join this book-loving crew on Thursday, October 22nd from 3:30-4:30 PM. This event will be virtual and a Zoom link will be sent to the registered email addresses closer to the event date. Craft materials will be dropped off before the book club date.

There will be stories read, crafts created and friendships formed! This is the first kindergarten book club this school year, and it’s bound to be full of fall fun!

Space is limited to 30 children and the online registration will close once capacity is reached.

The Club is chaired by Jill Casey, Sara Griffin, and Tania Bernard and they welcome any and all adult volunteers. Come join the fun and sign up on the registration form too!

Sign up here: Fall 2020 Kindergarten Book Club

For additional information please contact the chairs at

Boonli – Order by Thursday Night!

Tired of making lunch?  The PTA has you covered.  Order lunch for the week, two weeks or whole month if you wish.  Discounted lunches available for pick up from some of your favorite local vendors, including Calabrias, Goldberg Bagels, Schreibers Deli and Sopranos.

Visit Boonli, our lunch ordering platform to place your order.  All orders for the following week must be made by Thursday night. Information on how to set up a Boonli account can be found on the PTA website, under the Community News tab.

Please email with any questions.

OPS Jack-O-Lantern Event

Let’s come together as a community to light up OPS!  Sign up genius coming soon.


Read and Rap Book Club

2nd and 3rd graders are invited to join us for an afternoon of reading and creating.

Wednesday, October 28, 2019
Virtual Book Club

Online registration closes when the maximum capacity of 30 children is reached so please register early! The Committee Chairs will reach out to the registered participants with details about the event, pickup/drive by/drop off of the craft, the book they will be reading, and any other instructions.

Sign up here: Read and Rap Book Club

If you have any questions, please contact Read & Rap committee chairs Jill Benyamine, Purva Vaidya, and Surabhi Shukla at

Reflections Art Contest

The Annual PTA Reflections Contest theme this year is “I Matter Because…” and we are inviting all of our amazing OPS students to submit for competition across 6 categories: Dance Choreography, Music Composition, Visual Arts, Photography, Film Production and Literature.

Due Date for Submission: November 14th 
(Please open following links on your computer, as they will not work using a device.)
Call for Entry – Build Excitement
Creative Activities – Develop Ideas
Contest Information – Required Paperwork

The Reflections Committee will host zoom sessions to reflect upon the theme, answer any questions and inspire original work from our kids. Stay tuned!

All submissions must include a title, artistic statement and completed registration form. In addition for those submitting visual arts, there are supplies available – so please reach out if need be.

If there are any questions, please contact

Fall Fest – Thank You!

We loved seeing so many smiling faces at Fall Fest this weekend!  A HUGE thank you to everyone who made that day possible.  To the volunteers (many of whom were former students!), the families who attended, and the admin and staff who came by to help out and say hi, thank you for giving our kids such a fun day!

We hope you have a great week!


Kelly Castro
President, Oradell PTA


Join the PTA for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Please take a moment and join the PTA for the 2020-2021 school year.

We are delighted to invite every parent, teacher, and neighbor to join the PTA, as we work to make Oradell Public School the best it can be for our students, our most precious resource.

With your PTA membership, you have access to:

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



Volunteers are needed

Looking for Volunteer Opportunities in the upcoming 2020-2021 school year! 

Take a look at all of the exciting committees that need your help next year!

The Oradell PTA counts on volunteers to make our programs a success.  If you’d like to deliver pizza or ice cream to your child’s class, help out at an after school book club, assist at the Holiday Boutique, Book Fair or Plant Sale, or volunteer in some other way, the Oradell PTA has something for you.  If you can volunteer a little or a lot, we need your help.

Please use the link below to submit your volunteer interests for next year!

Volunteer Interest Form



Available Committee Chair Positions for 2020-2021!

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 2020-2021 school year.

List of available committee chair positions for the 2020-2021 school year are highlighted in the link below:

Open Committee Positions

Brief description of every PTA committee can be found in the link below:

Committee Descriptions

For more information about any of the committees or to volunteer please contact: or

We look forward to hearing from you!