The Buffalo Grove Parent Association (BGPA) is focused on enhancing the educational experience of all students at Buffalo Grove High School. All BGHS parents and staff are welcome to join the BGPA. Members of the BGPA have access to DirectorySpot, the only electronic student/parent/teacher directory.
If you haven’t already joined, you can find a copy of the membership form on the BGHS website under parents | parents groups | buffalo grove parent association or at
Your membership dues and additional donations go to support many activities including mini-grants for student organizations*, scholarships, student and teacher appreciation events, homecoming fireworks and senior day activities. 
Additionally, you can support the BGPA by purchasing our reasonably priced BGHS spirit wear and shopping Amazon through Amazon Smiles ( and selecting the Buffalo Grove Parent Association. We appreciate this additional support during these uncertain times as our fundraising activities have been limited due to the current pandemic.
Meeting Dates: The 2020-21 meeting dates are below. 
Wednesday, August 19th
Wednesday, September 16th
Wednesday, October 14th  
Thursday, November 19th 
Wednesday, December 9th 
Wednesday, January 20th
Wednesday, February 17th
Wednesday, March 10th 
Wednesday, April 14th  
Wednesday, May 12th
Members will receive meeting reminders and volunteer opportunities from SignUpGenius. Parent opportunities typically include helping with senior activities, coat closet check for dances, assistance with appreciation and teacher conference events, working at BG and/or Frontier Days, and much more.  

BGPA Executive Board Members and Committee Chairperson Roster 2020/21

Members may access contact information using DirectorySpot or may email


Michele Greenberg


Lauren Pond


Molly Acker


Manal Omar

Booster Liaison

Sheri Butler

Coat Closet

Kim Stankiewicz-Opperman

Dining for Dollars

Mike Terson

Freshman Class Liaison


Sophomore Class Liaison

Kris Howard

Junior Class Liaison

Sheryl Nussbaum

Senior Class Liaison

Maureen Schneider


Jennifer Spitz

Frontier/BG Days

Chris O'Doherty


Liz Stejskal

Mini Grants

Pauline DeGrazia

RCG Poker Night

Sheri Butler

Savings Book

Sheri Butler


Cheryl Allen

Student Appreciation

Angela Sparacino

Spirit Wear Co-Chair

Lisa Baker

Spirit Wear Co-Chair

Lauren Henderson

Spirit Wear Co-Chair

Kris Howard

Spirit Wear Co-Chair

Blanche Pattis

Cooper School Liaison

Kim Stankiewicz-Opperman

London School Liaison


Thomas School Liaison


Teacher Conference Co-Chair

Claudine Mele

Teacher Conference Co-Chair

Vita Kononov

Teacher Appreciation

Susan Apicella



Minutes: The 2019-20 meeting minutes are below.