Committee Descriptions

President(s): Represents the entire Home & School at meetings and events and finalizes decisions involving the Home & School Association. Sometimes there are two co-presidents. Works closely with principal and his/her secretary regarding flyers, Back to School Night (speech), and Home & School information in the Principal's Newsletter.

Vice President(s): Manages a 6th grade event and a 7th grade event over the course of the year. Takes over the President's duties in his/her absence i.e. running the Home & School meetings.

Treasurer: Manages the finances of the Home & School Association. At the monthly meeting, presents the financial statement from the prior month. After the financial statement is reviewed, a motion to accept the report is made and must be seconded. If the report is not accepted, the finances should be audited.

Secretary: Records the minutes of the monthly meetings. Presents the minutes of the prior meeting. Communicates via email to Home & School members any necessary information per Presidents agreement.

8th Grade: Committee will coordinate the 8th grade dance held at the end of the year. This will involve decoration, food/drinks coordination, and chaperone coordination as well as ordering and distributing of the 8th grade gift. If there is an 8th grade Mixer/Orientation with Klinger Middle School, this committee also provides snacks and helps serve at the event held at William Tennent High School.

Box Tops: Manages this fundraising effort.

Membership/Directory: Coordinates the publication and distribution of the Directory which includes all families that sign up to be Home & School members and want their information in Directory. Collects Membership money at Back to School Night and in Home & School mailbox. Organizes formation and distribution of form given to parents at the beginning of the year.

Field Day: Coordinates snacks and volunteers for this end-of-year school-wide event run by the teachers.

Halloween/Winter Dances: Committee coordinates two school-wide dances held in October and January/ February. This will involve organizing entertainment, food/drinks, and decorations. All profits benefit the Home & School Association.

Hospitality: Committee coordinates food for staff at various school functions throughout the school year. Recognizes staff members on various occasions such as Secretary's Day and American Education Week.

Ways and Means/Fund Raiser: Committee coordinates the major fundraiser(s). Coordinates secondary fundraisers such as Chick-Fil-A Nights.

Concessions: Coordinate items to be sold and volunteers to sell concessions during concerts and other events throughout the year.

Sunshine: Send cards and/or gifts on behalf of Home & School Association, including illness and retirement of teachers.

Library: Assist in the library during the school day. Clearances required!

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