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Social ChangeSocial Change Day Fair

When: Thursday, October 17

Our eighth grade invites the community to visit their Social Change Day Fair between 10 to 11 am and 11:45 am to 1 pm on Thursday, October 17th. There will be 75 student displays on a range of social topics. Please come support our students exercising their communication skills and engaging as citizens.

 

PTA Reflections logoPTA Reflections Judging

When: Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25

This year's PTA Reflections arts program theme is "Look Within". We are accepting student submissions through Wednesday, October 23. Entries recognized with an Award of Excellence will go on to Jeffco judging.

Volunteer judges are needed on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25. The time commitment is less than an hour and scheduling is flexible.

More information on the Reflections program at our school may be found on the Reflections page of the PTA website.

 

cartoon monster runningMonster Dash

When: multiple opportunities in October and November; event is Thursday, October 31

PTA seeks volunteers to staff an information table during conferences on Monday, October 7 for one-hour time slots at 4:30, 5:30, or 6:30 pm. Please e-mail wjmspta@gmail.com for additional information or to sign up to help.

We anticipate seeking help with tallying and prize drawings before and after the event, and volunteers on October 31 to support the event. Spectators are welcome during the afternoon of the event to cheer on our runners.

  • SignUpGenius for Monster Dash

 

winter danceWinter Dance

When: Thursday, December 5

The PTA is organizing a winter dance that will take place after school on Thursday, December 5th from 2:30 to 4:30 in the cafetorium. We anticipate having opportunities for both donations and volunteers.

  • SignUpGenius for Winter Dance

 

School Crossing SignDrop-Off and Pick-Up Help

When: start or end of the school day 

The Watch D.O.G.S. program seeks adult volunteers interested in keeping the drop-off and pickup of students safe and well supervised. Adult family members that can be available for just an hour at the beginning or end of the school day could provide a much needed presence on the school grounds, directing traffic, ensuring safety and keeping the lanes clear for the busses to get to the school on time. Please contact Bryan Broyles at torgeaux@hotmail.com with questions or interest.

 

Girls on the RunHeart & Sole / Girls on the Run 

When: after school up to 2 days per week, March - May

Heart & Sole, the Girls on the Run program for middle school girls, needs adult volunteer coaches to help make the program run. Practices will be [DAYS OF WEEK] after school from 2:20 to 4:30 pm and there is a 5K expected to take place on Saturday, [MONTH] [DD]. To volunteer, please contact coach Cathie Nicholson at cathie@BHHSelevated.com or 303-946-2332.

 

Let's celebrate the graduate!8th Grade Continuation

When: Throughout the year; event is May 22, 2020

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.

  • SignUpGenius for 8th Grade Continuation

 

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, plus seasonal sales during lunches

The PTA has an ongoing need for a few adults to help with setup and staffing on selected Fridays from about 1:45 - 2:30. The 2019-2020 school store dates are August 23, September 27, October 18, November 15, January 24, February 21, March 13, April 17, and May 8. 

During seasonal sales -- Boo Bags October 29-31, Holiday Shop December 18-20, and Val-O-Grams February 11-13 -- help is also welcomed during lunch periods for sales and during sixth period for delivery of Boo Bags and Val-O-Grams. For more information, please contact Suzette Pell at spellregan@yahoo.com.

 

Thank You Teachers and 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 opportunity, there will be a SignUpGenius or other information provided here.

 

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.

 

A tree cookie nametagTree Cookies/Tree Discs

When: anytime during the year

Each year, our sixth grade team needs about 250 round pieces of wood that are about 4 inches in diameter and 1/2 inch thick. They are used as nametags during the week of Outdoor Lab, so they will need a small hole drilled near the edge. Please see the sample image for how they are used; please contact Ms. Buffington if you can help or have additional questions.

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