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HSA Mission

The Albert M. Greenfield Home and School Association (the “Association”) serves as a partner to the School by engaging in activities and coordinating efforts between teachers and parents/guardians for growth, development and enrichment of students at Albert M. Greenfield School (the “School”), located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

The Association also

  1. Fosters community between the School and parents/guardians and
  2. works to raise funds to provide resources to support the academic mission of our School 

The Association was incorporated under the Nonprofit Corporation Law of 1988 on April 22, 2008, and is exempt for income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Click here for HSA Meeting minutes.

Supporting the School & Engaging the Community

Greenfield’s Home & School Association was formed to support the school and to engage parents, guardian, faculty and staff. Sign up for the newsletter to get the latest meeting schedule. Parents/guardians are welcome to attend. (Children are welcome too!)

How the HSA Supports Greenfield

The HSA is a robust and active group. Below are some of the ways the HSA has supported Greenfield.

  • Weekly Newsletter – each Sunday a weekly newsletter is emailed to parents about important school news. Click HERE to sign up to receive the newsletter!
  • Facebook page – we constantly post news and photos on our school Facebook page. Follow our page to stay connected. Click HERE to follow us!
  • Instagram – news, photos, and stories. Click HERE to follow us!
  • HSA website
  • Class parent rep email blasts – some classrooms have assigned parent reps that communicate class news from teachers
A key effort of Home & School is to engage our families throughout the year with some FUN events.

  • Chalk the Walk before the first day of school (Back to School)
  • Dinner on the Green
  • Fall Fest (Halloween)
  • Spring Fair
  • Bingo Night
  • End of Year Food Truck event
  • Greenfield Grownups – happy hours and fun events for parents, guardians, and grownups of Greenfield
  • Annual Fund
  • Auction
  • Box Tops for Education
  • Dollar Dress Down Days
  • Middle School Pretzel Sales
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Uniform T-Shirt Sales

To view the HSA Bylaws, click HERE.

Over the years, the HSA has successfully raised funds to complete a number of capital projects such as:

  • 2021-22 Bathrooms completely renovated
  • 2021 Playground turf artwork and basketball hoop repainting
  • 2021 Eleven new Chrome Carts — EVERY classroom now has a chrome cart to support virtual learning!
  • 2020 Playground renovation and new playground equipment installation (main and kindergarten playground)
  • 2016-2017 Auditorium Sound System; new musical instruments; iPads for Art class
  • 2015-2016 Gym Lighting and Enrichment Programming
  • 2014-2015 Laptops for Learning
  • 2013-2014 Better lighting for the auditorium and stage
  • 2011-2012 Technology improvements in classrooms
  • 2010-2011 Renovation of the GREENFIELD AUDITORIUM, AUDITORIUM LOBBY, IMPROVED BATHROOMS, PAINTED the gym, kitchen, halls, bathrooms, and many classrooms
  • 2009-2013 GREENING OF GREENFIELD project (a five-phase initiative that transformed the school’s building and grounds)
  • 2008-2009 Purchase and installation of NEW BASKETBALL HOOP
  • 2008 Addition of a CLIMBER to the schoolyard’s playground equipment.
  • 2005 Renovation of the CAFETERIA (purchase of new floors and renovations)
  • 2002-2003 Renovation of the SCHOOL LIBRARY (purchase of new furniture, bookshelves, etc.)
  • 1998 PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT on the east side of the play yard and in the Kindergarten yard was purchased
  • Enrichment programs
  • Career Day
  • Teacher stipends for classroom supplies
  • Teacher grants for special projects and purchases
  • Books, materials and assistance for the school library
  • Support for student performances: Drama, Musicals
  • 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony
  • Organization of classroom representatives
  • Lost and Found
  • Nurse’s closet
  • Kindergarten and Middle School open houses & orientations
  • Read more about our HSA Annual Fund

Meet the HSA Board

This year’s HSA Board is excited for another great school year with the Greenfield community. Reach out! Share your ideas! Volunteer! We welcome your involvement. For every board member named here there are countless other active and involved parents lending a hand. PLEASE JOIN US!

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Allison Holmes

Lower School Chair
Ann Micka

Ann Micka

Treasurer
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Arielle Kerstein

Lower School Chair
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Aruni Jayatilleke

Greenfield Gives Back
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Beth Kane

At-Large
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Brandy Tobin

At-Large
Carolyn Franco

Carolyn Franco

At-Large - Teacher Grants and Appreciation
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Danni Figueroa

Middle School Co-Chair
Elizabeth Klaproth

Elizabeth Klaproth

At-Large
Eric Fox

Eric Fox

Middle School Co-Chair
Erica Intzekostas

Erica Intzekostas

Recording Secretary
Evelyn Garcia

Evelyn Garcia

At-Large
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Janet Alvarez

SAC Co-Chair
Jennifer Slobotkin

Jennifer Slobotkin

President
Jessica Rosenbloom

Jessica Rosenbloom

Lower School Chair
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Joan Elsasser

At-Large
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Joanna Bisgaier

Greening
Kate & Oliver Mellet

Kate & Oliver Mellet

VP of Communications
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Kate Wurges

VP, Engagement
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Kim Jessum

VP of Fundraising
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Kimberly Tomas

Merchandise Chair
Matt Thomas

Matt Thomas

At-Large
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Nora Bergsten

SAC Co-Chair
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Paige Jaffe

At-Large
Samantha Matlin

Samantha Matlin

Greenfield Grown-Ups
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