Volunteering your time, skills, and resources is one of the most powerful ways to make a difference, to help others, and as it turns out, to enhance your wellbeing. Volunteering has been shown to give you a sense of accomplishment and to increase feelings of happiness…
Here are the various committees and their duties as well as timing of commitments:
Art Masterpiece Program Chair: Zenia Hickson
Volunteers prepare and present a talk on a renowned artist or art work in the classrooms and coordinate a hands-on art project. An art background is not necessary as training sessions are held for all volunteers and all materials and information are provided. Timing: School year – weekly or singular presentation (depending on volunteer availability)
Book Fair Chair: Savannah Tranguch
Volunteers set up, tear down, work with students and families at the book fair, work the cash register. Timing: Twice per year
Box Tops Committee Chair: Sadie Jo Smokey-Crews
Collect, count and submit box tops through the Box Tops for Education organization. Timing: Fall and Spring Collection
Camp Friendly Pines Chair: Melissa Balthazor – firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers plan events to raise money for Camp Friendly Pines (5th Grade class trip). Act as a point of contact for the 5th grade team to communicate to parents. Timing: School year For more information on Camp Friendly Pines visit the Camp Friendly Pines page
8th Grade Promotion Co-Chair(s): Brooke Coty and Britton Sanchez
Volunteers coordinate commencement activities: donations, water park day, dance, picture day, commencement event. Timing: School year
For more information visit the 8th Grade Commencement Page
Copy Cats Chair: Tracy Bremmeyer – mailto:tracyjbremmeyer
Coordinate volunteers to prepare copies for teachers and staff.
Timing: School Year (when your schedule allows)
Dads’ Club Chair OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP! Co-Chair: OPEN
To promote fundraising and philanthropy in the Meadows community. The Dad’s Club will meet monthly and make plans to help bolster the fundraising efforts of PTM as well as plan philanthropic events in the community. Timing: School Year
Holiday Party Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Host and/or help plan holiday party with PATS first Friday of December. Meadows hosts event every other year (our year is 2021). Coordinate pot luck dishes, decorations, donations, etc.
Picture Day Coordinator Chair: Sarene Robinson Alexander mailto:email@example.com
The committee will coordinate a schedule of volunteers to help with picture day. Pictures will be taken on campus twice a year (Fall/Spring). Timing: Fall and Spring (1-2 days)
Bingo Night Chair(s): Katy Hoyle and Katie Reeves: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Fun Fest Chair: Abianna Perez: mailto:email@example.com
Bob Ross Night: Alison Robinson: mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
Meadows Got Talent Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
RAM Round Up (Now = Future 5th Grader) Chair: Carrie Lifshitz
Plan event for 4th Grade Simis students & their families to visit Meadows. Coordinate volunteers, student leaders and PTM to staff event. Timing: April
Reward Program Coordinator Chair: OPEN –OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Monitor and enroll people for our rewards programs. Help PTM get the funds, etc. from these business supporters: AmazonSmile, Tuft & Needle, Fry’s, eScrip, etc. Timing: School year (heavy at the beginning of year)
Snack Shack Chair: OPEN – OPPORTUNITY TO HELP!
Coordinate & instruct volunteers for after school, evening & weekend staffing to sell snacks and raise money. Timing: School Year (Stocking bi-monthly)
For more information visit the Snack Shack Page
Sports Booster Athletic Admin Chair: Kelly McMahon
Admin Chair works with Athletic Director to help track athletes, paperwork and fee payments, and uniform information that coaches collect.
Banner chair finds donors to purchase athletic banners. Mail out sponsorship brochures to local business and work with printing company to create banners.
Timing: School Year
Welcome Committee Chair: Sadie Jo Smokey-Crews
Help with summer orientation event. Coordinate volunteers, PTM and student leaders for in-person registration if applicable. Timing: July
Spirit Wear Sales Chair: Sarene Robinson Alexander – mailto:email@example.com
Spirit wear will be ordered online this year. The Chair will help to distribute merchandise once it arrives. Timing: School year
Teacher Appreciation Chair: Sarah Fluke
Plans various events and special happenings for teachers and staff, organize volunteer time and donations. May include: back to school luncheon, teacher conferences dinner/snacks, teacher appreciation week Timing: School Year