Fall Parent Social – September 19, 2015
Help coordinate/set-up/clean-up/kick-off party for parents and staff to help build relationships between returning families and new families alike.
Fall Golf Classic
Volunteers will be notified of an organizational meeting where they may choose from a variety of committees associated with the tournament (publicity, prizes, program, registration, etc.).
Gala/Auction and Dinner – February 20, 2016/Renaissance Hotel, Richardson
Volunteers work closely with the Director of Development. Teams include Auction Donations, Decorations, Publicity, Class Projects, Correspondence, Catalog Preparation, Packaging, Transportation and Set-Up, Registration, Close Out, Check Out, Tear Down. Every family is expected to contribute and solicit auction items. Whatever your talent, this team needs you! This team affords a wonderful opportunity to get to know other parents.
Dads’ Spring Cook-Out – April 22, 2016
Volunteers plan, coordinate, purchase food, arrange for grills, and promote Fairhill’s annual spring hamburger/hot dog cookout held in conjunction with our Earth Day activities.
Graduation Reception – Hosted by the Junior Class Moms – May 27, 2016
Following the graduation ceremony in May, mothers of juniors help with decorating, shopping for refreshments, serving for the reception and cleaning up after the reception.
Room Parent Representatives
Parent Representatives are communication links for homeroom classes. They form a phone tree or e-mail list from the Parent Council Board to other class parents to promote attendance at school functions, promote Annual Fund and Gala participation, coordinate a class project for the Spring Auction, and work with homeroom teachers to coordinate refreshments for class parties.
Volunteers coordinate refreshments for the Back to School Coffee, monthly teacher treats, Dads’ Day, Moms’ Day, Grandparents’ Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, etc. Volunteers provide refreshments and/or set-up. If you like to bake, make snacks or plan teacher treat themes, this team is for you!
Volunteers coordinate the catered Lunch Program which is served daily by parents. This is a commitment of approximately 40 minutes from 11:30 – 12:10 any day of the week. Every parent whose child participates in the Lunch Program should make a real effort to help serve lunches. Chair coordinates volunteer schedules.
Volunteers shelve books, help with check out, promote Book Fair, promote new and special interest books/departments, etc.
Art Room Assistants
Volunteers assist Mrs. Finnell in the Visual Arts Department in mat cutting, driving on field trips, coordinating programs, art shows, etc. for the school.
Advanced Drama Assistants (Upper School only)
Volunteers assist Miss Kington in the Advanced Drama Department with set building, lighting, sound, mending costumes, desktop publishing, make-up & wardrobe for dress rehearsals and performances, rehearsal snacks, prop location, etc. If your child participates in drama productions, you are a member of this committee!
Volunteers will be called to assist with Parent Council and school mailings and copying.
Magazine Sale/Box Tops for Education
Magazine Sale: Requires very little time. Help give out prizes.
Box Tops for Education: Cut out Box Tops and submit to company. Create flyers to send home.
Used Uniform Exchange
Coordinate free exchange of used uniform items.
Volunteers read semester exams to students who qualify for this accommodation. Contact Melinda Cameron
Contact Melinda Cameron
Athletic Booster Club
The Athletic Booster Club supports student athletes, coaches and the athletic department by facilitating communication to parents. Parents of athletes are scheduled to work in the Fairhill Falcon concession stand.