The Chatham Chat

The official site of the Chatham Park Home & School Association

In School

Art Helpers will help Mrs. Cohan hang student artwork in the hallways

Chair – Megan Marley


Golden Apple volunteers will help to count and collect information from the Golden Apple Program as well as keep the Golden Apple tree current.

Co-Chairs – Peggy Hermann (, Megan Salvesen (


Homeroom Parents help to coordinate classroom events such as the Halloween Party, Chaperone the Bark-a-Palooza, Winter Party, Field Day, and year-end events. Dates and times vary by party and teacher.

Co-Chairs –Lindsey Zeller   and Carrie Bender Hill


Hospitality helps with various receptions throughout the year. Volunteers will need to send in food items, set up, staff, and clean up depending on the reception.

Chair – Joann Elias (


Make-A-Plate Assist students in coloring a design to be transferred to a keepsake plate. Classroom dates to be scheduled during recess periods in February. Help to sort and hand out plates when returned from company.

Chair – Megan Walker (


Pumpkin Decorating Contest Volunteer duties are only needed for the day of the event to sign in and help children with their pumpkins, and assist with the organization of prizes.

Chair – Suzanne Heckendorn (


Service Club Volunteer your child to help out. The Service clubs usually meet once a month after school. Dates and times vary depending on grade leaders.  3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will be working together on projects to help better our community.


Staff Appreciation Volunteers will be asked to help in one of the following ways:

  • decorate the gym after school
  • serve lunch to the staff
  • Help clean up after luncheon

Food will be donated by the entire school.  Please sign up to help set up for luncheon or help during the event.

Chair – Stacey Gilroy (