Stay Involved in your Student’s School Life!
There are dozens and dozens of ways to be involved as a parent, guardian, or grandparent at King; this is just a sampling. Nothing models leadership qualities for our children better than seeing US be leaders!
Room Parents – 6th Grade Only – Way easier than being a room parent in elementary school! Help plan a community-building welcome dinner for your class – with tons of support and guidance from experienced parents plus a PTA sponsored caterer!
Make a donation to the Friends of King giving campaign – Parents pay for dozens of important programs at King. Our goal is 100% participation; give what you can. If every family gives $300, we will make our programming goals!
Come to a Parent Education Event, Concert, Play, PTA Meeting, Game, Party …it’s all good!
Green Coordinator – Work with students, staff, parents and Green Schools leaders, develop ways to reduce solid waste at King.
Welcome Event for New Families – Introduce new families to our community.
Mailing Parties – quarterly mailing parties to send out materials. High-end treats, great company and awesome karma always provided!
Be a Reading Tutor or Writing Coach – one-on-one work with a student makes a real difference. Free training!
Gardens & Yards – maintain and improve King’s outdoor spaces.
Hospitality – Decorating, serving, cooking. organizing for community/staff appreciation events.
Construction & Landscape – Carpentry, Landscaping, Tree Work, Painting…
Finance – PTA Financial Planning, Bookkeeping, Accounting, Oversight.
Fundraising – Help raise vital funds for school programs! A little writing, a little strategizing… E-Scrip, grants, letters. Way less work than at the elementary school you came from!
After-school Programs – Coaching, Team Parents, & Classes – Teams and classes need parent support – be a coach, a driver, a snack or logistics provider, a teacher, or helper!
Tours – Help us show off our fabulous school; Fall and Winter tours for prospective & incoming parents/guardians.
Newsletter – write or edit monthly newsletter for parents, working with Principal.
Communications – Manage twice-weekly e-mail digests for the e-tree, write content for the website.
Earthquake & Safety – Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
PE Uniforms – Manage school uniforms and coordinate delivery for the Welcome Fair.
Translations – written and spoken, (especially Spanish).
Sports Banquet – plan the end of year school-wide celebration for all teams/athletes.
Site Governance Council – work with staff and other parents to evaluate school programs.
Costumes – help support drama productions.
Website Maintenance – Update the awesome King website regularly.
Welcome Fair – help new families get oriented to our school.
Cooking and Gardening Program – Pitch-in in the kitchen, or do a little weeding in our amazing cooking/gardening program.
Fall Festival – Run an activity at our free annual celebration!
6th Grade Welcome Dinners – Plan a party where you get to meet your new classmates’ families and teachers.