- Family Fun Festival
- Friends of the Library (FOL)
- Green Team
- Outdoor Education Center (OEC)
- Halloween Parade
- Annual Auction & Celebration
- Teacher & Staff Appreciation
Our school community gathers to welcome families and faculty/staff to the new year. It is a fun way for children and adults to enjoy music, games, and delicious food. Volunteers are needed to plan and staff this event. In addition to planning (in conjunction with the Development Office), volunteers are needed for decorating, setup and breakdown, staffing various stations, and assisting with event supervision, among other things.
Timing: Summer planning, September event
Event Date: September 7, 2019
The FOL support the school’s David Hale Library by promoting literacy; planning and running Book Fest, our annual celebration of literacy; and supporting library activities and events throughout the year. Trained FOL volunteers also work on a weekly basis to check-out and re-shelve books.
Timing: Throughout school year
Events include: Book Fest Family Night at Book Passage – November 21, 2019; Other – throughout year
The Green Team spearheads environmental education and awareness activities that support the school’s efforts to “go green,” including reducing carbon emissions via Walk & Roll to School days, composting, encouraging no- waste lunches, recycling, and championing off-campus community/environmental service activities for families.
Timing: Throughout school-year
Events Include: Walk & Roll (monthly); Family Community Service Days (fall and spring)
Our OEC team is made up of parents who are interested in supporting the OEC specialist in maintaining our school’s beautiful garden. This group helps with planting and small building or repair jobs. Other responsibilities include the organization of the annual Harvest Festival.
Timing: Throughout school-year
Events Include: Harvest Festival (October 18, 2019) and Spring Cleanup (Spring TBD)
This is a perfect place for volunteers who love to celebrate Halloween! This group decorates the campus for the holiday, monitors the all-school parade, and provides refreshments for parent viewers. Volunteers are needed to help set up, supervise the parade, and clean up.
Timing: October planning
Event Date: October 31, 2019
Our school’s largest event-based fundraiser is made possible only by the team of parent volunteers who plan and execute this event. Volunteers are needed with skills and interests ranging from solicitations of donated items for our live and silent auctions, database management, event planning and project management, copy writing and editing, website building, budgeting, decorating, event design, and more. Planning for this significant event begins in the early fall.
Timing: Throughout school year, primarily October-March
Event Date: March 28, 2020
The Teacher and Staff Appreciation team celebrates our teachers during our own Teacher Appreciation week in May. We decorate the staff lounge, bring food, hand out goody bags, and hold raffles to make it even more fun. Your creative ideas are welcome!
Timing: Planning February/March
Event Date: April 2020
2019-2020 Parents Association Board
Brenda Scheumann, Marketing
Rob Arnold, Treasurer
Jill Conn, Homeroom Parent Program Co-Director
Becky Fenster, Homeroom Parent Program Co-Director
Mikaela Palmerton, Vice President
Devon Fischer, President
Meredith Deason, At-Large Representative
Leah Karp, Secretary
2019-2020 Parents Association Committee Chairs
Tamar Dover, Friends of the Library Co-Chair
Nicole Laborde, Friends of the Library Co-Chair
Bryce Fenster, Green Team Co-Chair
Elizabeth Herrick, Green Team Co-Chair
Mikaela Palmerton, Auction Chair
Summer Tritt, Teacher & Staff Appreciation Chair