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Every awesome activity that adds value to your child's experience at Jefferson Hills Intermediate School is driven by an awesome committee of parent volunteers.  Whatever time, talents, or ideas you have to contribute, there is a committee just waiting for you to join in!
If you are interested in chairing or co-chairing a Committee with an OPEN position listed below please contact us at
If you would like to volunteer for a committee for the 2019-2020 school year please click on the link here or print and send in the this form with your choices
marked submit to PTA mailbox.   The sign up form includes information for Room Parent if you have questions or are interested in signing up to be a Home Room Parent please email us directly at                                                     

Thanks for helping make JHIS great!



5th Grade Activity Day

Plan activities and volunteer for 5th Grade Day celebrations.

Chair: Susan Reed      Co-chair: Kellie Pelle

Bake Sale

Bake sale committee will be assisting the chair in coordination with other parents in baking, pickup/delivery, tagging and selling of baked goods at the sales throughout the school year. Bake sales are during open house, art shows and possibly during other evening school events.

Chair: Lisa Hill

Blue Moon

Be available to volunteer at a moment’s notice for any school activity that is low on volunteers.

Chair:  Kala Cirigliano

Book Fair

Help setup and teardown Scholastic book fair.  Assist children with shopping.  Book sales typically occur twice a year including the last week in February for Read Across America Week.

Chair:  Jess Marlow

Career Awareness

This committee will be parents chosen to assist the chair at each grade level with scheduling parent speakers to make a presentations to the classroom to discuss their job/career.

Chair: Nicole Solomon

Community Outreach

Work with chair to develop and execute a project in which JHIS staff/teachers and students/families benefit the local community. Including Food Drive and other charitable projects.  The committee will also be responsible for collecting and distributing items.

Chair:  Claire Stewart

Earning for Learning

Help collect and count box tops and assist with the switch over to electronic Box Top collection.  This committee also assists with promoting Giant Eagle apples for the students, Amazon Smile and Shoparoo.

Chair: Nicole Solomon

Environmental Science (Includes Earth Day)

Volunteers will work with the chair to help organize the work on the outdoor classroom, a living wall and Earth Day handouts and/or activities for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day for the students.

Chairs: Amanda Neeley    and Jennifer Schafer

Co-chair: Nicole Solomon

Family Bingo Night

Plan, decorate, assist with entertainment, food and all events including set-up and clean-up for Bingo Night.

Chair:  Crystal Ross             Co-Chair:  Jessica Rudolf

Fall Harvest Festival

Volunteers will assist the chair and co-chair with the one-day event planned for October including outdoor activities for students and their families.  The group will plan, organize, set up and clean up the day of the event.

Chair:  Kelly Theiss         

Co-Chair: Melissa Steffey

Field Day

Volunteers will assist the chair and co-chair with the one-day event planned for late May/early June including outdoor activities for all of the students in the school.  The group will plan, organize, set up and clean up the day of the event.

Chair: Amanda Neeley           

Co-Chair: Jeremy Neeley


Assisting the chair with collecting, sorting, pulling and distributing fundraiser information packets and sale orders when they are shipped.  Events such as flower sales, coin battles and spirit wear.

Chair: Denise Huenefeld-Rothaar   

Co-Chair: Ashley Ormond


 Holiday Shop

Help with set up, tear down and assisting students with shopping throughout the week of the Holiday Shop.

Chair:  Vanessa Pielin                Co-Chair: OPEN

Membership Committee

This committee will be run completely by the chair and co-chair.

Chair:  Chrissy Wolksi         Co-Chair: Jennifer Schafer

Nominating Committee

Volunteers will work with the chair to find candidates interested in filling open PTA Board positions for the upcoming school year before elections take place.

Chair: Nicole Leckenby

Read Across America

Assist the school librarian and chair in coordinating and planning a themed reading week for the school.

Chair: Tracey Parsons  

Red Ribbon


Volunteers will work with the Chair to help coordinate banners and events for the children, including bring your hero to lunch day and earth day handouts for the kids.

Chair: Amanda Neeley

Reflections Program


As a member of this committee you will assist the chairs in collecting and sorting art entries for judging and setting up display and preparation/clean up of award ceremony.

Chair: Lainey Dworek    Co-Chair: Tracey Parsons

Party Parent Volunteers and Auction

As a member of this committee you will assist room parent coordinator in set-up/clean-up for parties and help work the auction table during the Family Bingo Night.  Being a member of this committee does not guarantee you will be a room parent.

 Teacher and Staff Appreciation Luncheon


Help plan theme and food items, décor, setup and clean up for teacher and staff luncheon during Teacher Appreciate Week in May. Tentative lunch date, to be set.

Co-Chairs:  Nickia Pranevich and Claire Stewart


Assist the Chair in collection and organization of school photos of events during the school year.  Volunteers will also help in the ordering and distribution of year books to students.

Chair:  Emily Steinmetz