Art Show Open Position When: TBA As part of Open House, help Art teachers transform the MPR into an art gallery like no other. This is a wonderfully creative event that takes several days to prepare and many volunteers!
Birthday Book Club Jackie Berringer: email@example.com When: throughout the year Your $20 donation will sponsor a new book during your child's birthday month. Your child will pick from a shelf of brand new books, be the first one to check the book out and receive a book plate with their name and birthday on the inside cover. It's a fun and lasting way to help raise money for the library.
Book Fair Julie Mastalerz: firstname.lastname@example.org When: October 2018 In 2018, Dixie will hold its week-long book fair in October, dates TBA. Monies raised go directly into buying books and equipment for the library. Quality fiction, non-fiction and gifts for students and families are available. Additionally, donations to teachers, library and staff wish lists can be purchased. Sign-up Genius Coming soon!
Box Tops/Labels Susannah Nation When: throughout the year Look for the "Boxtops for Education" symbol on your food product box. Tear it off and send it back to your school. We send them off and get money back! They are on General Mills, Betty Crocker, Hefty, Green Giant, Kleenex, Cottonelle and much more!
Dixie Diner Brooks Nguyen: email@example.com When: Daily Are you hungry? The Dixie Diner is our school hot lunch program run by DHSC and parents like you! Volunteers are needed daily to help serve. It is a great way to see your kids at lunchtime and provide a great service to the school.
Dixie Doodle Susannah Nation: firstname.lastname@example.org When: Distribution in May 2019 Every year our kids have the opportunity to take their artwork and use it to decorate or create something new with Dixie Doodle. Working with the art teachers to select and provide artwork, parents are needed to help distribute the final products.
Field Day Open Position When: TBD May 2019 This is held at the end of the school year with the help of our PE Specialist and staffed by our parents. Students participate in a wide variety of field activities, and parents are needed to help run the activities.
Fifth Grade Graduation TBD Fifth Grade Parent(s) When: June 2019 Committee to plan and oversee the 5th grade graduation ceremony and party.
Community Project: Warm Wishes When: TBD This is our annual community service project, in which families donate gifts for the Boys of St. Vincent.
Green Team / Recycle Fridays Open Position When: Daily and Weekly Oversee weekly volunteers for lunchtime landfill/food waste/recycling program. Dixie makes a major effort to reduce our carbon footprint -- and raise money for the school -- by collecting recyclable materials every Friday morning when school is in session.
Kindergarten Playdate DHSC Board When: August 22, 2018 Plan and oversee play date including snacks, drinks, information and crafts for our new Kindergarten classes.
Lunch Clubs Open Position When: Daily Everyday during lunchtime recess, kids have the opportunity to do something other than playground time. Clubs include: LEGO, Community Heroes, Garden Club, Library, Yearbook and Lazy Lion’s Den. Parent volunteers are needed daily. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050a4ea4a72a1-lunch1
Picture Days DHSC Board When: September 2018 Say "Cheese"! Student portraits are taken in the Fall. We need help getting students looking their best during picture day and make-up day and help distribute packages.
Safe Routes to School/Bike Rodeo When: TBD Getting to and from school safely is a high priority at Dixie Elementary School. We kick off the program each year by celebrating the National Walk and Bike to School Day. Help us promote safety with our students, whether they walk, bike or drive to school. Sign-up Genius Coming soon!
Spirit Wear Elizabeth McDermott: email@example.com When: Throughout the year To encourage all students to wear their T-shirts on spirit days and on field trips, DHSC is in the process of revamping the Spirit Wear offerings.
Variety Show Open Position When: Feb 2019 If you don't already know, Dixie School has many wonderful creative and talented students and the Dixie Variety Show allows them to showcase their talent while having fun! This year's Variety Show will have students singing, dancing, telling jokes, playing an instrument, doing magic tricks, and more! We are looking for two parent volunteers to co-chair this really fun event! No experience needed, just come and have fun working with Dixie's talented kids!
Teacher/Staff Luncheon When: Dates TBA Show your teachers and staff that you appreciate them throughout the year. To celebrate the end of each trimester, the parents of Dixie donate food, drinks, and other goods for a Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch.
Walk-a-Thon The Walk-A-Thon is held during school hours so everyone can participate! Dixie students walk around the field and blacktop for as many laps as their legs can take. This is a very important fundraiser and we need parents to organize the events and help throughout the day. All the money raised from the Walkathon stays at Dixie School to fund programs, supplies, technology, field trips, educational assemblies, teachers classroom, and more!
Website Open Position When: Throughout the year Now that our website is completely refreshed, we need someone to keep it up-to-date and effective. Looking for interested web-masters out there…training will be provided!
Welcome Ambassadors Brooks Nguyen: firstname.lastname@example.org Before the school year begins, DHSC reaches out to new families transferring students grades 1 - 5 into our school. Throughout the year, new families are greeted with school information and a small welcome token from Dixie.
Yearbook Andrew Pang: email@example.com Each year, Dixie publishes a yearbook. We need help taking pictures, creating pages, marketing, collecting orders and distributing the books. This year there will be a lunch club offered to students who would like to help with design! Parent volunteers needed!
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