Come be a part of your child's learning experience. We have lot's of different opportunities in which you can donate your time.
G.W.P.O. is solely staffed by parent volunteers, we need you!
Fall Harvest Festival:
This evening event takes place on the Saturday before Halloween and serves as an alternative way to celebrate fall. Parent volunteers are needed for Friday night set up, to staff activity booths, run the concession stands, and event clean up. With approximately 20+ booths that have three- one hour shifts per booth, we need many volunteers to make this event successful!
-Jessica Townsend is the lead for the 2017-2018 school year
Totem Token Store:
Help support the PBIS Program and help students browse or make purchases at the store during their recess. Teachers will have a print out of how much each student can spend and volunteers will track the spending after the student has made the selection.
-Cassie Whitfield is the lead for the 2017-2018 school year
Walks-A-Lot is a program that encourages students to be active during their recess by walking or running the track. Volunteers punch cards to help keep track of laps students complete. Volunteers are needed 1 day a week October - May, not including December. Student's will receive charms for his/her achievements though the year. Those who participate in the Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning will receive a special charm!
- Marcee Cousins & Kayla LaBranche are co-leads for the 2017-2018 school year
Junior Great Books:
This program is for students with advanced comprehension skills to experience the enjoyment of reading and discussing literature in a stimulating but relaxed environment. Discussions are led by parent volunteers trained in the Great Books Foundation Shared Inquiry Method. Children who participate are chosen by their teacher and meet once a week during school hours. Volunteers are needed to work with the kids 1 day a week starting in January.
-Tanya Francis is lead for the 2017 – 2018 school year
This is GWPO’s largest event and most important fundraiser of the year. It requires many volunteers at various times with varying levels of commitments to work with the leads. Volunteering opportunities include: Procurement, Catalog Distribution, Cashiering, Data Management, Greeters, Baker', Decorators, Advertising, set up, and clean up.
- We are in need of 2 co-leads for the 2017 – 2018 school year.
Hearts & Arrows:
Hearts and arrows is a dance put on for the whole family. It is done in February with a fun valentine inspired theme. Volunteers are needed to work with the lead on decorating, photo-booth, set-up and clean-up.
- Lacey Otis Is the lead for the 2017- 2018 school year
Staff Treat Day:
This is an annual appreciation celebration from the parents to all the staff at Grant Watts. The staff looks forward to this day all year long. We get a chance to show them how much appreciate what they do for our children! Volunteers are needed to bake approximate 50 desserts to provide each staff member with a treat to take home. Only a few volunteers are needed organize the event as the treats come in, however, we will be need many volunteers to provide the baked goods.
- Summer Hoag is the lead for the 2017– 2018 school year
A night of Bingo fun for the whole family! Volunteers are needed to work 1 night in October with the lead on set-up, clean-up and during the event.
-Stefani Sheldon is the lead for the 2017- 2018 school year
Family Movie Night:
Family move night is themed different each year. Parent volunteers work together to coordinate and staff this successful event. Popcorn and treats are served. Kids can show up in PJ’s and bring a blanket, pillow or stuffed animal. The movie is raffled off at the end of the night.
- Teresa Zieres is lead or the 2017 – 2018 school year