Friends of Northside

A site for Parents of NCP Students

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Friends Of Northside

Friends of Northside (FON) is the “one stop shop” for Northside parents to get involved & help benefit the entire NCP community.  We facilitate communication between parents and the school, organize parent volunteers, plan and sponsor social/educational events, and help raise much needed funds to bridge the gap due to continual CPS budget cuts. FON supports the school’s mission to maintain and enhance the learning experience for all students of Northside College Prep High School. 

Volunteering is an easy way to make a difference and is a great way to meet other engaged parents, administration, faculty and staff.   We welcome & need parents to help out during your four short years at Northside and encourage you to attend our meetings and volunteer!

Friends of Northside is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible.

FON Board Officers

Nancy Liljedahl, President                            Myles Friedman 2018, Cole Friedman 2020
Michele Sparks, Treasurer                             Christian 2019
Matt Schechter, VP Fundraising                   Justin 2019
Grace Sawin, VP Community                        Allie 2017, Kate 2020
Tina Knight, Secretary                                    Andrew 2020

FON Board Members

David Golden, Faculty Representative
Tim Jung, Faculty Representative
Layhao Diep, Parent                                         Hans Chung 2019
Peter Beale-DelVecchio, Parent                      Nathan 2021
Jennifer Blitz-Dunn, Parent                            Rachel Dunn 2020, Allison Dunn 2022
Jenny Hasler, Parent                                        Garner 2020, Nell 2022
Steve Karall, Parent                                           Seth 2020
Elizabeth McManus, Parent                            Audrey 2019, Brian 2017, Lauren 2016
Sameera Pendyala, Parent                               Megana Manne 2020
Debra Swan, Parent                                          Charlie 2019, Ava 2021
Seetha Thotakura, Parent                                Amulya Aluru 2019, Likhita Aluru 2021