About the Somerville High School Parent Teacher Organization (SHS PTO)

The Somerville High School Parent Teacher Organization is an independent volunteer-led organization dedicated to raising money to provide support to the SHS school community. 

Some of the ways we raise money include:

  • Selling memberships. Purchase your membership below!
  • Selling SHS spirit wear. Purchase your spirit wear below!
  • Balloons in June, a beloved annual tradition in which an army of volunteers inflates balloons and ties them to mailboxes and front steps of graduating seniors, along with personalized messages of congratulations.
  • Senior class T-shirts.
  • Prom corsages and boutonnieres.
  • Senior selfies, photos of our seniors in front of the school sign.
  • Selling bouquets and concessions at the graduation ceremony.
  • Contributions from Personalized Paraphrenalia for every varsity jacket purchased.


Some of the things we spend money on include:

  • Project Graduation, a large alcohol- and drug-free celebration for graduating senior held on graduation night at Rutgers University.
  • College scholarships for graduating seniors.
  • The annual senior ice cream social.
  • Freshman orientation T-shirts.
  • Various school assemblies.
  • The teacher appreciation luncheon in May and snacks for our teachers and staff to kick off the school year.

Support the Somerville High School PTO!

Purchase a membership

Your $10 membership helps the SHS PTO start the year on solid financial footing. Purchase your membership online through CheddarUp.

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Purchase spirit wear

We carry a full selection of T-shirts, sweatshirts, pants, caps, masks and lanyards and much more! Purchase online through CheddarUp and you’ll notified when you can pick up your order from a doorstep in Somerville.

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Purchase Balloons in June

Balloons will be delivered on Monday 6/21 by PTO volunteers. 
Either purchase by paper form and check OR purchase and pay online. 


Information Flyer

Order online


Purchase a varsity jacket

Personalized Paraphrenalia on Division St. in Somerville contributes to the SHS PTO with every varsity jacket purchased. 







PTO Meetings

Join us for a general PTO meeting over Zoom on Wed. 5/19 at 7:30pm. We will hear school updates from Mr. Foley, learn about the PTO’s various spring projects and discuss planning for the 2021-22 school year. Join using this Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89086033835


Contact Us

Contact any member of the SHS PTO board with questions or ideas on how we can better serve the school community.

President – Dana Lauducci – dana@lauducci.com

Vice President – Tara Cichetti – cichetti@verizon.net

Secretary – Kim Nawrath – jknawrath@msn.com

Treasurer – Donna Campanaro – 0922dmc@gmail.com

Project Graduation Co-Chair – Danielle Bowden – dbowden2@verizon.net

Project Graduation Co-Chair – Nancy Umbenhaur – numbie15@yahoo.com