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Addison has an active parent community that is engaged in helping the school throughout the year. There are many ways to get involved, from one time events to on-going leadership opportunities. Below is a list of just some of the needs and opportunities. Let us know how you'd like to be involved by completing the volunteer form on the Addison PTA Volunteer page.

PTA Coordinator Positions

Grade Level Class Picnic Coordinators - we need one per grade.

School Hours Volunteer Opportunities

On-going or repeating events

  • Noon Science - Held once/month during lunch
  • Noon Art - held once/month during lunch
  • Library - help your child's class in the library by checking in and out books or volunteer to monitor the library at lunchtime
  • Lifeskills - Help plan and execute activities to reinforce Addison's 10 essential values (one per month).
  • Recess and lunch volunteer
  • On call volunteer to help out in a pinch

One-time events (assisting the coordinator in planning and executing the event)

  • Vision Screening
  • Hearing Screening
  • Fall Book Fair (various times during the school day & after school over three days)
  • Halloween Breakfast (morning)
  • Bike Rodeo (in October) (grade 3 only)
  • Jump Rope For Heart-help coordinate during lunchtime
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheon (in May)
  • Field Day (in June)

Non - School Hours Volunteer Opportunities

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

  • Helping Hands - provide meals to families during times if crisis (death, illness, etc.)
  • Family Buddy Program: Pair up with a new Addison family to help with the transition

One-time events (assisting the coordinator in planning and executing the event)

  • Harvest Hoe Down (early October evening)
  • Auction (October evening): set up clean up, decorate … lots of opportunities
  • Family Science Night (November evening)
  • Family Math Night (March evening)
  • Heritage Dinner (March evening)
  • Inquiry Fair Parent's Reception (April evening)