Art Class Helpers: Sign up to help with your child’s 1 hour art class or with the Art teacher’s projects, once per month or more if desired. Specific days and times will be verified in the fall, just indicate your interest in which classes.
Art Works: A program where the student creates the artwork and it is sent home with an order form to order items with the art work printed on it.
Assemblies: This person works with the office to arrange for school assemblies.
Backpack Reading Program: Volunteers check and stock theme-based backpacks on a weekly basis, and distribute them to assigned kindergarten, 1st or 2nd grade classrooms. This program runs October through early May.
Bakers: Those willing to provide baked items for events when called by the Volunteer Organizer or other committee chair.
Book Fairs: Held in the fall and in the spring, new books are offered for sale, and volunteers are needed for set up, take down and assistance during the fair.
Clubs: Extra curricular after school programs, clubs and activities designed by parents for students. Need ideas for clubs and people to run them. You make your own schedule for your club.
Communications: This committee collects school, district and community information. Then publishes this information once a month in the PTO Press.
Copy Crew: People needed each morning or afternoon to make copies for teachers. This committee also coordinates supplies and volunteers in publishing books produced by students (typing, copying, collating, binding and making book covers). No experience needed, will train. Much of the work beyond the copying can be done at home.
Directory: Responsible for assembling and publishing the school directory
Display Cases: Keep up the PTO Display Case with updated information, announcements and decorations.
Family Nights: Help to plan a couple nights of family fun (ie., movie night, game night etc), one in the fall and one in winter.
Fine Arts Explorers: A supplemental volunteer program designed to introduce a variety of art media in classroom presentations. No specific art experience or talent necessary. All presentations, art work and material provided. Volunteers needed for all grade levels.
Fun Fair: Games, food, prizes, and raffles – this is a fun filled day with a goal of raising funds for the school.
Fundraisers: This committee is responsible for promoting and coordinating a variety of fundraising activities for the school, including Box Tops for Education and Dining Out nights. Also Meijer, Target and any other rewards programs out there.
Hospitality: This committee is responsible for two major events- one in the fall and the other in the Spring. The Fall Conference dinner involves decorating and serving food for the teachers on the night of conferences. Teacher Appreciation Week involves assisting with planning, decorating, and carrying out the activities that are set for each day.
Junior Great Books: Children read and share their ideas and opinions about a story in a small group discussion. These groups are lead by parent volunteers that are trained by program facilitators.
Kids Who Care: Volunteers coordinate, promote and encourage community service projects for students and their families such as a book drive, Salvation Army bell ringing and ABBEE’s Walk.
Library Helpers: Those interested in helping in the library as designated by the LMC staff.
One Day Jobs: To assist when needed for annual activities, including Kindergarten Skating Helpers, Picture Day & Retake day, Vision & Hearing Testing, and Helmets for 1st graders.
Parent's Night: Parents and Guardians will enjoy a night together getting to know one another and raising money for PTO’s school activities.
Room Parents: Plan and host parties (holiday games & treats) for your child’s class. Also arrange for parent participation for end of the year teacher gift if desired.
School Board Representative: Volunteers will serve as occasional alternates to attend the monthly school board meetings and update the PTO on board discussion and activities.
School Supply Kits: Coordination of the school supplies kits, pricing, sales and pickup.
Special Events: Volunteers help plan events such as Grandparent’s Day, Funway Skating Parties and the Spring Cougar’s Outing.
Spirit Wear: Volunteers promote the spirit of the school through school spirit wear sales and other mediums.
Sport Finale: In the spring, volunteers along with the PE department plan and run a sports filled day for 1st -5th grade students. Lots of help is needed throughout the day.
Volunteer Involvement: Assist the PTO Board or Committees in organizing the volunteer lists, making calls when necessary. Identify and connect with potential new volunteers, and walk those new volunteers through the first steps of getting involved.
Welcome new Families: Volunteers welcome kindergarteners and new families with yard signs on the first day of school, meet-n-greet events and other programs.
Yearbook: Committee members help photograph and compile photos and design the layout for the publication of the yearbook.