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Volunteer Opportunities

Person presenting at a screenMath 7/8 European Trip PBL

When: January 23—26

The Math 7/8 class is doing a Project-Based Learning unit where they are creating a formal proposal for a trip to Europe that would include 25 students and 5 adults. We can use adult volunteers during first period (8:09—9:02) to help students write their formal proposals (what should be included, formality of language, etc.) on January 23 and 24, and to be an audience for oral presentations about the trip on January 25 and 26.

 

Conference DinnerParent-Teacher Conference Night Dinner

When: January 25

PTA provides a dinner for the longer night of parent-teacher conferences. This trimester they will be coordinating a taco bar for Thursday, January 25th. 

 

Folded paper heartsVal-O-Gram Sales

When: second week of February (approximate)

Watch this space for information on help selling Val-O-Grams during lunches during the week prior to and week of Valentine's Day.

  • Sign-Up Genius for Val-O-Grams

 

Graduation Party Planner

8th Grade Continuation

When: Throughout the year; event is May 23

In the evening following the last day for eighth grade, the school holds a continuation ceremony for families and the PTA hosts a party in the cafetorium just for students with food, music, and activities. The party is planned, funds raised, and put on by volunteers with the 8th Grade Continuation committee.

Please contact Sandy Blaylock at skblaylock@hotmail.com to express interest in assisting with or coordinating part of the event planning (fundraising, decorations, entertainment, food, setup/cleanup) and be notified of planning meetings. 

DonorsChoose.orgDonorsChoose.org

When: throughout the year

There are classroom projects posted by individual teachers from our school on DonorsChoose.org, a not-for-profit crowdfunding platform for schools.

 

School StoreSchool Store

When: Fridays throughout the year

We have an ongoing need for a few adults to help with setup and staffing on the first Friday of the month from about 1:45 - 2:30.

 

Thank You Teachers & StaffTeacher Appreciation

When: throughout the year;

The PTA's teacher appreciation committee plans several treats and events for the teachers throughout the year. When there is an active event underway, there will be a SignUpGenius available with more information.

 

Watch D.O.G.S.Watch D.O.G.S.

When: Throughout the year

Be a positive male role model in our school for at least one day, all day. Interested? Sign up online, then stop by the school office one week before their first volunteer time to begin the background check process. For more information or to sign up at WJMS, email the program coordinator F. Paul Figlia at fpaulwatchdog@gmail.com .


Colorado TSAPre-Engineering Program

When: Throughout the year

Opportunities for involvement include:

  • presenting to pre-engineering or robotics students;

  • mentoring students in pre-engineering classes or the Technology Student Association;

  • participating in twice-a-year meetings for the Conifer-area Career and Technology Education (CTE) advisory committee, which helps shape the future curriculum and direction of the pre-engineering/robotics classes.

If interested, please contact Mr. Williams at drwillia@jeffco.k12.co.us. Scheduling is flexible.

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