Bancroft Parent–Faculty Association (PFA)
The PFA is a collaborative of families, faculty, and staff whose aim is to foster a deep sense of community on campus by augmenting and complementing the school experience.
There are many ways to participate and I encourage you to seek out your grade representatives or division liaisons, or drop a note directly to PFAPres@bancroftschool.org. Please check the school calendar for all the major activities sponsored by the PFA, but we will also reach out to you throughout the year with reminders and calls for help.
PFA meetings are held monthly and are open to all.
Major PFA Events 2017-18
Fall Back-to-School Social: Fri. Sept. 8, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
- Lower School- Thurs. Sept. 14, 6:30 p.m.
- Middle School- Thurs. Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m.
- Upper School- Thurs. Oct. 5, 6:30 p.m.
Fall Family Festival/Homecoming: Sat. Sept. 23
State of School Address: Tues. Jan 30, 6:30 p.m.
Community Dinner (prior to Upper School Musical): Fri. March 9
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Luncheon: Wed. April 18, 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Annual Yard Sale: Sat. May 5, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast: Mon. May 7, 8:00 a.m.
Spring Social: Fri. May 11, 7:30-9:00 p.m.
PFA Leadership Meetings 2017-18
Mondays at 8am in the Small Dining Room at Bancroft School.
These meetings are open to the Bancroft community.
Sept. 11, 8-9:30 a.m. – Workshop
Oct. 16 – Administrative Guest: Trey Cassidy
Nov. 13 – Administrative Guest: Lisa Baker
Dec. 11 – Parent Focus Group with kor Marketing Group
Jan. 8 – Administrative Guest: Beth Beckman (Rice Room)
Feb. 12 – Administrative Guest: Carrie Whitney
March 12 – Administrative Guest: Trevor O'Driscoll
April 9 – Administrative Guests: Tracy Jones & Mark Taylor
May 7 – All-School PFA Meeting at 8:00 a.m. followed by Volunteer Appreciation Coffee at 8:30 a.m.
PIN (Parents Independent Schools Network)
Bancroft's PFA is a member of PIN, a volunteer organization comprised of parent representatives from New England area independent schools. PIN's mission is to provide educational programs to its member schools and to promote parental communication and awareness. PIN is a wonderful resource for parenting seminars and discussions. All parents are welcome to attend any of their meetings.
To learn more visit pin-inc.org
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2017-2018 PFA Team
Laura Dully: President
Khurston Ellia-Epple: Vice President
Betty Darling: Treasurer
Suzanne Choate: Incoming Treasurer
Shelagh Davenport: Secretary
Upper School: Susan Onffroy
Middle School: Sadie Van Buren
Lower School: Kate Chope (Liaison), Karen Walton-Bowen (Assistant Liaison)
12 Melissa Shufro
11 Christa Papula
10 Lynne Tonna
9 Kate Chope
8 Eldira Stefani & Natasha Cormier
7 Meg Byron & Christine Muszalski
6 Carolyn Cuff & Shay Paretti
5 Heidi Ginter
4A Angela Fochetti
4S Amy Wolf
3 Nil Shah
2 Leslie Kourlis
1 Padgett Berthiaume
K Jennifer Nohrden
PK Melissa Anderson
Fall Festival: Padgett Berthiaume
Yard Sale: Khurston Ellia-Epple
Faculty Appreciation Luncheon: Katie Wood
Community Dinner: Donna Mann
Box Tops, Soda Can Pull Tabs: Karen Walton-Bowen