The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little extra!
There are endless opportunities for volunteering. Come to our PTA meetings and get involved. Need ideas for volunteer opportunities? We can help! Call the school office at (650) 624-3140.
Why is it important to volunteer?
Volunteering sets an important example for children about shared responsibility and lets them know you are interested in their education. It communicates that the school and the home are working together.
There are many opportunities to volunteer, whether it is in the classroom, participating in PTA activities, chaperoning field trips, serving as a room parent, serving on a committee, or assisting with clerical tasks. Parents learn about these opportunities from the teachers through classroom newsletters and through the many PTA flyers and notices that are sent home, or simply by calling the school office and inquiring.
How to get involved in your child’s education:
- Volunteer! Let your child see you at school! You’d be amazed to see how proud students are to have their parent volunteer.
- Ask your child questions about what he/she learned in school that day. (“What did you learn in math today?” or “What stories are you reading in school?”)
- Read to your child every day.
- Check your child’s backpack daily for letters or flyers about upcoming events.
- Call the school or email the principal or teacher if you have any questions or concerns.
- Sign up to help at a class event like parties or field trips.
- Attend PTA general meetings to learn about school events and meet other parents.
- Assist your child with homework assignments by creating a quiet environment to work.