PROJECT GRADUATION 2018 WAS A BIG SUCCESS!
Thanks to everyone who made the evening possible from our tireless volunteers and chaperones to our generous business, community, and family contributors. Thanks also to the GL Administration and custodial staff for their help and support.
Below is our list of business contributors. Please support these local businesses.
|2018 Project Graduation Business Donors
||Maria's Sewing Box
||Philip Memoli, DMD
|Barbera & Barbera CPAs
||Mountainside Foothill Club
|Behind The Wheel Driving School
||Mountainside Memorial VFW Post 10136
|Berkeley Heating & Air Conditioning
||Neidich & Co
|Berkeley Heights Education Association
||Thomas Nicholson, Jr. DMD
|Berkeley Heights Rotary Club
||Orangetheory Fitness Studio New Providence
|Biagio's Bakery & Deli
|Borough of Mountainside
||Paul Ippolito Berkeley Memorial
|C&L Auto Body
||Quality Swiss Screw Machine Co
|Deerpath Construction Corporation
||Richland Knowles Agency
||Robert Robinson, DDs
|Don-Tre Driving School
||Rotary Club of Mountainside
||Scientific Models Inc.
|Mark Durante, DDS
||Robert J. Sieman, DMD
|Echo Tap & Grille
||Skin Deep Spa & Salon
|Faith Lutheran Church
||Stage House Tavern
|First Student Bus
|Fountain of Youth Spa
||Stop & Shop Supermarket
|Dr. Frank J. Freer
|Genualdi Orthodontic Associates
||TLC Computer Services
|Hall's Garden Center
||Municipal Alliances of Berkeley Heights and Mountainside
Planning is already underway for Project Graduation 2019. How you can help? Email Jeanie Ruban, Project Graduation Coordinator at J.Ruban@verizon.net if you would like to help out an any event.
Consider attending a Project Graduation meeting to find out more. All of the Meetings are held in the IMC at GL at 7:30pm. on 9/12/18, 10/3/18, 11/6/18, 12/12/18, 1/17/19, 2/7/19, 3/7/19, 4/11/19, 5/2/19, 6/13/19
HIGHLANDER WAY PAVER ORDERS
Commemorate your favorite GL student, teacher, coach, or other staff member by ordering a Highlander Way paver in their honor. Now taking orders for installation in June 2019 by March 30th, 2019. Orders received after the deadline will not be installed until November 2019.
Any questions regarding Project Graduation and/or our fundraisers may be sent to GLProjectGraduation@gmail.com
Please see below the chairs of each event.
PG 2018- 2019 volunteers Class of 2018 – 253 seniors
Graduation Seat Raffle (1): Coordinates all aspects of the raffle: obtaining permit, ticket printing & sales
Senior Breakfast ($500 budget)
Graduation Lawn Signs (2): Handles design, sales, ordering, and distribution.
- Christina Irvin
- Catherine Solfaro
Bingo Prizes Coordinator (1): Purchasing prizes for bingo at PG
PG Entertainment Coordinator (1): Works with party planner and entertainment representatives to coordinate entertainment for the event.
- Shana Hopeck
- Heidi Barnum
Processing Forms Electronically Senior parent mailing (2):
- Angela Bekker
- Linda Haines
Paver Way (1) :
Stuff envelopes for mailings throughout the year:
- Lumei Nogueira
- Yoli Aguiles
Prom Fashion Show (2):
- Elisa Probst Tracy Wahlers Amy Stuart Michele Cisneros
- Meredith McRae Christine Del Duca Bel Consoli
PG night food committee : Works with the venue to pick out food at the venue.
Update Senior Mailing – goes out at the end of January - must have Publisher
PG Venue Coordinator: Works with the venue director at the site on where to place entertainment, food, etc. also includes coordinating chaperones at PG
- Maritza Raimi Robin Plattman Michele Cisneros
Send out Business Letters in December (1) and thank you responses (1):
- Business- Angela Bekker
- Thank yous - Simonti Choudhuri
Send out emails for volunteers/chaperones for night of PG:
Chaperone Coordinator for PG at GL: Use prior set up charts to assign chaperones to designated areas
Senior Picnic Event Coordinators (2 or more coordinates the senior picnic during lunch on the day of the senior prom.
- Paula Chapman
- Renee Napoli
Food Coordinator for PG at GL – Pizza and water
Apply For Watts Foundation Grant
Committee members at large (unlimited – available to help where needed)
- Angela Barbieri
- Mary Silva
Chaperone Project Graduation (12)
- Jeanie Ruban Jill Vaidman
- Mary Silva Greg Vaidman
- Michelle Cisneros
- Heidi Barnum