PTO Committees and Events for Volunteer Opportunities
Below are descriptions of some of the committees and events of the NHS PTO and the current chairpersons. If you are interested on working on any of these committees, serving as a chairperson, making a donation or volunteering your time you can contact the PTO at: email@example.com THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!HospitalityThe Hospitality committee provides refreshments for monthly meetings and other meetings or receptions as they arise. Morning meeting fare is generally a “Box of Joe” with some type of breakfast food. The principal may request refreshments for a special meeting or anything that the PTO hosts. Anyone can donate goods as suggested by the Hospitality Chairperson (they do not have to be on the committee). Donations can be any bought or homemade food items, water bottles, coffee, juice, or other beverage, tablecloths or flowers, etc. Term is for the school year, September to June. We use Sign-up Genius and it is the chairperson’s responsibility administer the sign-up.Current chairperson: Christine SmithBeautificationWe are working with Admin to address the exterior of NHS. Volunteers are needed to help plant, water, and weed various areas around the parking lots, playing fields, and school entrances. Most work done in Fall and Spring.Current chairperson: Cara Davis, Sarah BakerRemembranceWhen we lose members or family members of our school community, we send cards, as well as flowers or donations based on the wishes of the families. We will also organize memorials or collections as needed. We also provide assistance to families suffering hardships.
Current chairperson: Jinda MulveyStudent DirectoryWork with the Admin provided PTO family contact list to design, format and edit the PTO Family Directory.Current chairperson: Carolyn LundgrenEditor is:WebsiteThe PTO maintains a current site here on the Norwell Public Schools site. Work is with basic computer programming and graphic design.
Current chairperson: Janet LeeTeacher Appreciation LuncheonsHeld in December and May, on Early Release Days, these luncheons give us a chance to thank our wonderful faculty and staff with a bountiful luncheon. This has always been a first-class event that gets almost 100% attendance. Parents donate sandwiches, salads, soups, desserts, drinks, etc., and volunteers are needed to set up, serve food, and clean-up after. Sign-up sheets for this will be passed around at monthly meetings, as well as via email.Current chairperson: Jinda Mulvey, Abby GrayQuiz NightOur biggest fundraiser of the year and a town tradition! It will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at The Cushing Center. Teams compete with challenging trivia questions. Principal Fish is the Master of Ceremonies of the night, and there are many laughs and friendly competition for the cause! It is always a sell-out and is our ONLY fundraising event. More information will be forthcoming…Current chairpersons: Jodi Loring, Karen DavisMCAS SnacksHeld in March, May, and June, the students are proviced with healthy snack foods at school during Spring MCAS testing. Due to new regulations governing food selections, Food Services now purchases the snacks and the PTO funds it.Current chairperson:PromThe PTO is working with administration, faculty advisers and student government to support the pre-prom community gathering and walk-out prior to departure for the prom.Current chairperson: Denise Coffey, Diane HollandSenior BreakfastDonations of breakfast foods are needed as well as volunteers to help set up, serve, and clean up.Current chairperson:Graduation Balloons,Current chairperson: Christine Joseph, Carolyn Lundgren
Other opportunities will arise as new events and programs are added throughout the year. We will do our best to continually update this information. Thank you for your support!