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Volunteering

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Leadership Positions

Grant Writer Chair (New Position)
Coordinate the research and writing of grants to fund school activities, particularly the Computer Lab Assistant.

Financial Review Committee
We need three volunteers who can commit to getting together on some beautiful July 2008 day to go over PTSA's finances for an audit!

Current Volunteer Positions

Create and Celebrate
This cultural event is now being planned. Your input is needed! See the Create & Celebrate page for more information on how you can help.

Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up May 5-9. Write us back if you can help chairperson Lori Box with fun and grateful activities!

Husky Hike T-Shirt Sort
On the evening of Tuesday April 29, the Husky Hike T-shirts will be sorted into classroom bundles. There currently are five volunteers, but more are needed! Remember, “Many hands make light work!” There possibly will be pizza and beverages, and definitely there’ll be delightful company. Remember the old saying, “many volunteers make happy chairpersons!” Thanks, Laren Watson!

Husky Hike Set-Up
Five volunteers are needed for set-up on Friday Husky Hike Day at 7am! Thanks, Jill Mudge!

Husky Hike Volunteers During the Day
More volunteers are needed during the hike! Please write us back to volunteer or if you have any suggestions of who might be able to help out!

Husky Hike Raffle Prizes Needed!
More prizes are needed to award the diligent fundraising of our students! Gift cards, toys, unwanted gifts are all great possibilities!

Field Trip Drivers and/or Chaperones

Mr. Quartarolo's 3rd grade class is in need of some volunteer drivers for a couple field trips.

There are 27 kids in the class and they need drivers to safely transport the children to the following trips: May 8 at Lake Hills Greenbelt, an all-day trip; May 21 at Albertsons, a 90-minute tour of the store. They may also need two more parent volunteers to help with a June 3rd Harbor tour, an all-day, bus-transported trip.

If you can help, please call Sherri Grillo, 206-660-4781.

Parent Packers
Stuff folders every Tuesday morning.

School Greeters
Help monitor the entering and exiting of students before and after school.

Computer Lab Parents (New Activity!)
Assist teacher weekly for 45 minutes during classes' computer lab times.

Room Parents
Help teachers when needed. Communicate with PTSA about special events. Room parents still are needed for the following teachers: Aguila-Salinas, Anderson, Casperson, Lobo, Putnam, Quartarolo, Shibly.

Art Docents
Teach students about artists. About a two-hour or less commitment every month or every other month, depending on how much your teacher wants you to visit. Docents still are needed for the following teachers: Anderson, Bolding, Janecke, Quartarolo, Saffold.

Mile Club Monitors
Help monitor the distance students walk every Friday at mid-day recess. See the Clubs page for more information.

Please contact ghvolunteers@comcast.net if you are available to volunteer for any of these positions!


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A Note from Your Volunteer Coordinators

August 24, 2007

This year, Jill and Joanna are teaming up to serve as your Volunteer Coordinators. We are both excited at the upcoming year as we're convinced it will be a successful one. Thanks to strong parent commitment, almost all the leadership positions have been filled before this school year has even begun!

The school year is starting strong and many volunteers are needed to sign up throughout September!

One of the major events is the Book Fair. The event has been moved from very busy December to September. (Anyone for early Christmas shopping?) Last year, too few volunteers did too many hours. This year, even though the sale times have been limited, we are in need of many volunteers! This important fundraiser that not only raises money for the school, but also books for the library!

Another important volunteer position is Computer Lab Parent. As you might know, PTSA has worked with Principal Phil Robinson to employ a computer lab assistant for the year! PTSA voted for the funds, and the school is both hiring a lab assistant and scheduling for each class to have computer time!! Volunteers are needed to assist the classrooms during their lab time! If you sign up, you know what your student is learning, help facilitate successful lab time, and become an important resource to the school!

Along with Computer Lab Parents, Grant Writers and Researchers are another crucial volunteer position that has opened. Gregory Heights has never been able to apply to technology grants because we didn't have a computer lab fully in use. Through the generosity of past years' families, the PTSA funded the hiring of a Computer Lab Assistant. We would like to see this as a permanent position—and grants are a key to the continual success! If writing a grant seems a bit overwhelming, researching for grants is a simpler but equally essential part of the team.

We would like to thank all of you for your commitment to the young Huskies at Gregory Heights. With strong volunteer support, we are "championing our children's future!"

Jill Mudge and Joanna Schofield
Volunteer Coordinators


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Volunteer Sign-Up Form (PDF)

2007-2008 Volunteer Events and Activities (PDF)

 


 

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PO Box 1310 Seahurst WA 98062
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16201 16th Ave SW • Burien WA 98166
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