Sunday, August 28, 2016

Volunteers Needed! Check out all of the FUN Opportunities to Get Involved at Fort River!

Welcome Back to an exciting new year at Fort River School!

The faculty, staff, and administration are eager to greet returning and new families, and the PGO Board is ready to help everyone find a way to get involved in our welcoming community! 

The first priority for volunteer help is to find an eager parent (or more!) from each classroom to serve as the Classroom Parent for their child's teacher. The tasks can often be done at home (or even from your phone) and largely involve communication between the teacher and class families. Read more about what's involved here.

New coordinators are needed for several events and ongoing activities. Some examples include:

  • New Family Welcome
  • Coffee with the Principal
  • Box Tops
  • Bus/Van Driver Appreciation Breakfast
  • Annual Fund
  • Lost and Found

More details about these individual opportunities and others can be found here:

A new opportunity exists for families who love spending time outdoors! The Fort River Garden is in need of ongoing TLC. The PGO hopes to establish a Garden Support Committee of families that would work with our faculty and staff in an extended collaboration to maintain and nourish this incredible learning space for students and teachers. Click here to read an NPR article describing how the school garden can invigorate children AND teachers.

Please contact a PGO Officer or email us at to volunteer for any opportunity or to suggest other activities and events you'd like to see and successfully  implement at Fort River!