Fundraising

Adventure Dash
Adventure Dash

Chair:
When:
Fall

This committee will help the Fundraising team and the company running the event with organizing and logistics related to activities leading up to and including the fun run (which will be an obstacle course run this year). E-mail fundraising@popepto.org if you have additional questions.
Birthday Billboard
Birthday Billboard

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help change out the Birthday Announcements on the school marquee (1x per week).
Box Tops for Education
Box Tops for Education

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help collect, organize, and submit Box Tops. Help advertise due dates, plan incentives for the kids/classes w/ the most box tops.
Spirit Nights
Spirit Nights

Chair:
Yearbook
Yearbook

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help create the Pope Yearbook. Work as a photographer and take pictures at school events. Design layouts, write stories, etc.

Events

Boo Bash / Fall Carnival
Boo Bash / Fall Carnival

Chair:
When:
Fall
Fathers-n-Flashlights
Fathers-n-Flashlights

Chair:
When:
Spring
Panthers in the Park Movie Night
Panthers in the Park Movie Night

Chair:

Volunteers

Hero Committee
Hero Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout the year

Available to help in emergencies and last minute requests. Help out whenever/wherever is needed.
Hospitality
Hospitality

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help collect donations, organize drop-offs/sign-ups for items. Work the teacher luncheons.
Library
Library

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help shelf books, check books in and out. Can't work shifts on a regular basis? That's okay, sign up to be a substitute library helper.
Lost & Found
Lost & Found

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help organize lost and found items. Find the owners of these items. Deliver the forgotten lost items to our adopted school.
Science Resource Center (SRC)
Science Resource Center (SRC)

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

You will be in charge of presenting mini-lessons to our 5th Grade Pope kids. No teaching experience required. The district classes will teach you everything you'll need to know. Please indicate in the comments section which grade you would like to be in. E-mail popeptosrc@gmail.com if you have additional questions.

School Enrichment

5th Grade Party
5th Grade Party

Chair:
When:
Spring

Help plan this last day of school party for our 5th grade class. Also work the event. Plan & create a 5th grade memory book. Please indicate in the comments if you are interested in a sub-chair position.
100th Day of Kindergarten
100th Day of Kindergarten

Chair:
When:
Winter

Help plan 100th Day of Kindergarten activities. Mostly cutting things out for the day of the event. Attend school w/ your kindergartener that day & help run the event. ONLY volunteers who are working this event are allowed to attend the 100th day festivities.
Fine Arts Support
Fine Arts Support

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help with elective events and needs such as Music, Art (Portfolio Night), and Library.
Field Day
Field Day

Chair:
When:
Spring
Jingle Bells with Bradley
Jingle Bells with Bradley

Chair:
When:
Winter
Love Care Share
Love Care Share

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

Help coordinate coat drives, supply drives, teacher luncheons, etc. for our adopted school. Coordinate charity events w/ the Pope Philanthropy Club. Lead through example. Teach our children compassion & how to pay it forward.
MakerSpace
MakerSpace

Chair:
When:
Throughout the year

The Pope MakerSpace (in the library Keva) is a place where young people have an opportunity to explore their own interests; learn to use tools and materials, both physical and virtual; and develop creative projects. A makerspace is about “turning knowledge into action” and allows for a true opportunity to support personalized, student-centered, hands-on learning.
Multicultural Day
Multicultural Day

Chair:
When:
Fall

Help plan cultural mini-lessons for this event & help work the event. This event requires A LOT of volunteers. Please indicate in the comments section which grade you would like to plan & if you are interested in a sub-chair position.
Staff & Teacher Appreciation
Staff & Teacher Appreciation

Chair:

Organize daily activities/gifts for teachers & staff that our kids can do/provide during Appreciation week in May.
Veterans Day Celebration
Veterans Day Celebration

Chair:

Coordinate with Pope Admin team to plan a Veterans Day celebration where our Pope Panther's host our veterans for a small recognition and appreciation brunch.

Panther Pride

Panther Pride Store
Panther Pride Store

Chair:
When:
Once per month during grade level lunches

Research items to sell at Pride Store, design/pick-out artwork for Pope spirit gear, work Pride Store Shifts, help keep inventory, distribute t-shirt orders, etc.
Paws the Mascot
Paws the Mascot

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout the year

Dress up as PAWs at different school functions. The kids love it!
Peppermint Village Holiday Shop
Peppermint Village Holiday Shop

Chair:
When:
November-December

Help plan, prepare for, organize and work shifts at our new event debuting this year - the Peppermint Village Holiday Shop. Make the season even more special for students by giving them the opportunity to shop (in secret!) for the perfect gift for Mom, Dad, grandparents, siblings, and other important people in their lives. We will be holding our holiday shop from December 17-21 during school hours, with special hours on 12/18 during Jingle Bells with Mrs. Bradley!

Membership

PTO Membership Drive
PTO Membership Drive

Chair:
(none)

This committee handles the PTO membership drive at the beginning of the year. We are striving for 100% membership!
Welcome Committee
Welcome Committee

Chair:
(none)
When:
Throughout the year

Attend & help plan new student meet & greets. Assemble and plan new student folders. Be a person of contact for new Pope families.