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Friday, June 3, 2016

Gorman Fort Banks
Ice Cream Social


    Celebrate a great school year
    and get ready to kick off the

    The Gorman Fort Banks PTO
    invites you to an Ice Cream
    Friday, June 10th, 2016
    Gorman Fort Banks School
    6-8 pm (rain or shine)
Bring your family and enjoy a
slush or make your own sundae!


Monday, May 2, 2016

                                                   Attention all 3rd Grade Families!!

The PTO is sponsoring a free breakfast for all 3rd grade students on the mornings of PARCC testing.  Breakfast will be served between 7:30 and 8:00 am in the Gorman Fort Banks cafeteria on May 3rd-May 5th and May 10th-May13th.  Good luck to our 3rd grade students!                                

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Gorman Fort Banks PTO
Meeting Agenda for April 13th, 2016

  • Welcome
    • Introduction of Board
    • Co Presidents: Kristen Buonopane and Gillian Teixeira
    • Co Vice Presidents: Mariana Babine and Jennifer Gorman
    • Co Secretaries: Lauren Capasso and Crystal DeMayo
    • Co Treasurer: Reena Cash

  • Principal’s Report (Mrs. Pearson)

  • Treasurer’s Report (Reena Cash)
    • Summary report of disbursements and balance

  • General Business
    • Loop volunteers

  • Review of Recent Events
    • Math Game Night (Kristen Buonopane)
    • Literacy Night (Crystal DeMayo)
    • Community Reader Day (Kristen Buonopane)

  • Upcoming Events  
    • Adult only fundraiser (Gillian Teixeira)
    • PARCC breakfasts:  will offer 5/3-5/5 and 5/10-5/13; budget VOTE (Kristen Buonopane)
    • Teacher Appreciation Week (5/2-5/6/16):  luncheon (5/6/16) (Gillian Teixeira)
    • Dance (5/13/16):  budget VOTE (Lauren Capasso)
    • Field Days (6/16):  t-shirts and slush for 2nd/3rd grade; budget VOTE (Kristen Buonopane)
    • Ice Cream Social (6/10/16) (Kristen Buonopane)
    • Summer reading
    • Incoming Kindergarten Social:  proposed date 8/21/16

  • End of Year Expenses
    • First grade tadpoles
    • PreK/K butterflies
    • High school scholarship donations
    • High school drama scholarships

  • Open Board Positions
    • Election will take place at June PTO meeting; email if interested
    • (1) Co-President position:  2016-2018
    • (2) Co-Vice President positions:  2016-2018
    • (2) Co-Secretary positions: 2016-2018
    • (2) Co-Treasurer positions: 2016-2018

  • Affiliate Programs
    • Box Tops

  • Open Forum

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Gorman Fort Banks PTO Presents
Family Literacy Night 2016

“Reading Under the Stars”

Thursday, April 7th, 6-7:30 pm
Gorman Fort Banks School


  • Wear your pajamas and enjoy a fun-filled night “Under the Stars”
  • Listen to a story read by Mrs. Pearson
  • Participate in grade appropriate literacy activities
  • Take home a new book at the end of the night

Pre-registration is required and students must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event.  Space will be limited for this event, so please return the form below by Tuesday, April 5th.   
Email with questions or if you would like to volunteer.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Gorman Fort Banks Calendar Raffle Winners 2016 (as of 3/26/16)

3/1/2016$75Karen Lazo
3/2/2016$50Diane Stangle
3/3/2016$25Joseph Flaherty
3/4/2016$50Steven Buonopane
3/5/2016$100Gerry Sirignano
3/6/2016$100Lisa Ferrara
3/7/2016$25Al Belgiorno
3/8/2016$25Lisa McCarty
3/9/2016$50Janice Mackay
3/10/2016$25Paul Reardon
3/11/2016$50Rikki Saksik
3/12/2016$100Donna Chicos
3/13/2016$100Vito D'Anna
3/14/2016$25Krisen Zampanti
3/15/2016$25Angelica Yepes
3/16/2016$50Kristen Messias
3/17/2016$250Scott Sherma
3/18/2016$50Sophia Vessi
3/19/2016$100Ron Vecchia
3/20/2016$100Katie Byrne
3/21/2016$25David Sutherland
3/22/2016$25Faton Ramadani
3/23/2016$50Nance Fang
3/24/2016$25Karen Lazo
3/25/2016$50Cheryl Arbuthnot
3/26/2016$100Shelby Nimblett