We are very pleased to introduce you to this year’s officers!! The women and man of this year’s council represent an incredible group of people. Everyone is a parent, FIRST. Some hold professional careers outside the home, some hold professional careers from inside the home, and some are spending their days at home rearing children. Bottom line: lives are packed and busy, for all of us. The children of all these parents, combined, represent the ages of two through twelve, with every single year represented. This is really quite remarkable to have all these ages represented. So, allow me to emphasize how much we get where you are, because we too are where you are. We get that child one has soccer (at the dinner hour), child two has dance (which is 10 minutes from the soccer field), child three has piano lessons (which is 15 minutes from dance), and child four has somehow managed to get into the food coloring minutes before you are about to exit the house for soccer practice. Deep breath, right?! Not working…..not working…..

Parenting is hard, no doubt. It is life’s endurance test. You will find, the more involved you become, the less crazy things are going to seem. This is not because your crazy schedule has changed, but rather because you have a great group of people who can empathize with your plight, and are willing to offer help and guidance, a listening ear, a conversation break from the craziness, a laugh and a smile. And on top of all that, you get to offer YOUR input on cool kid stuff. It remains to be the village, at every turn, that creates great school communities.

PRESIDENT: Suzanne Clisham, mother of three boys: a 7th grader, 5th grader,and 3rd grader

CO- VICE PRESIDENTS: Keri Lewis, mother of two children: a 3rd grade boy, and 4-year-old girl

Julie Lee, mother of four children: a 3rd grade boy, a 1st grade boy, a 4-year-old boy, and a 3-year-old girl (finally a girl!!)

TREASURER: Valerie Muldoon, mother of two boys: a 7th grader and a 5th grader

SECRETARY: Lynda Murphy, mother of three children: all three are 5th graders, two girls and a boy (that’s right folks, triplets!!)

GRANTS COORDINATOR: Heidi Schwer, mother of three boys:  a 3rd grader and two 1st grade boys (twins!)

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: Laura Williamson, mother of three children: a 2nd grade boy, a 1st grade boy and a 2-year-old boy

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITY COORDINATOR: Victoria Gaisford vgaisford@gmail.commother of four children: a 7th grade boy, a 5th grade boy, a 3rd grade girl, and a 1st grade girl.

CULTURAL COORDINATOR: Gina Cranford, mother of two boys: a 7th grade boy and a 5th grade boy

SCHOOL COUNSELORS: Tracey Frietas, mother of two: a 7th grade girl and a 5th grade boy

Erin Medeiros

Gregg Raleigh

Janet Lamy, mother of two boys: 9th grader and 7th grader


As always, feel free to comment below, or send any of us an email with a question or comment.


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