Maywood PTSA 2.6.40

PTSA Helps Our School

Picture Day
Picture Day

Chair:
When:
Sept. 27 and/or Oct. 25

Work a 2 hour shift between 7:30am and 2:00pm assisting with Picture Day.
Miscellanous Copying Help (Office)
Miscellanous Copying Help (Office)

Chair:
When:
1 day per week, 1-2 hours as needed

Help office staff by making copies in the copy room for teachers and staff. Can work with your schedule.
Vision & Hearing Screening Helpers
Vision & Hearing Screening Helpers

Chair:
When:
Weds October 18th, 10:00-12:00

Help with Vision & Hearing Screening helpers needed to screen entire 7th grade.
Maywood Office Help for ASB Fundraiser
Maywood Office Help for ASB Fundraiser

Chair:
When:
3 dates - Sept 27, Oct 4, Oct 11th, 2017

Help Ms. Miele and the Maywood Office staff with counting orders for the SCHOOL'S ASB fundraiser. The popcorn and cookie dough fundraiser is NOT A PTSA FUNDRAISER - it is a SCHOOL ASB Fundraiser - but they are asking for volunteers to help count their orders on 3 turn in dates. Weds Sept 27, Oct 4 and Oct 11. Sign up for a 2 hour shift and Ms. Miele will contact you with details. Thank you!

Membership

Maywood Spiritwear
Maywood Spiritwear

Chair:
When:
Aug 11 - Nov. 1st

Exciting Maywood logo wear to show your school spirit!
Note: When you place an order, each item is special ordered, so we are not able to do exchanges unless the item is defective. We do not order extra stock, so there is nothing on hand to exchange with. Please take the time to be very sure you have chosen the correct size. If in doubt, please ask Leslie! Thank you!

1st Order Deadline - Friday, Sept. 9 for late October delivery
2nd Order Deadline - Friday, Nov. 3 for early December delivery

Student Directory
Student Directory

Chair:
When:
Fall

Help create and distribute the Maywood PTSA phone directory. Help needed for data entry, proofreading, labeling and handing out the directories on 2 days in the Fall during Student lunchtimes.
Membership
Membership

Chair:

This committee handles the PTA membership drive at the beginning of the year. A strong membership fosters a supportive community for our students here at Maywood Middle School!

Enrichment

Fall & Spring Book Fair
Fall & Spring Book Fair

Chair:
When:
Fall and Spring

Work a 2 hour shift selling books to students and families. Two events are held each year in the Maywood Library -- once in the fall and once in the spring. Funds earned go right back to the Maywood library to purchase books for our students! :)
Fall Book Fair is November 15-17.
Spring Book Fair is May 22-24.
Reflections
Reflections

Chair:
When:
Entries Due to Office Tuesday, October 31, 2017

State & National PTSA Art Contest, Reflections, is on at Maywood!

Deadline: Tuesday, October 31st.

The theme this year is "WITHIN REACH"

Maywood Students can enter a total of up to 3 pieces of artwork in any of the following 6 categories:
Literature
Visual Arts
Photography
Film Production
Dance Choreography
Musical Production

For more information please visit: http://www.wastatepta.org/programs/reflections/

After School Math Lab
After School Math Lab

Chair:
(none)

Does your student need math homework help in a safe, supervised location? Remind them to utilize the After School Math Lab right here at our middle school. Funded by our PTSA, Maywood's After School Math Lab is staffed by Maywood Staff Members. Your student can get the help they need, then hop on the Activity Bus home!
This Lab is run by Maywood Teachers & Staff.
Online Tutoring
Online Tutoring

Chair:
(none)

Does your student need help when teachers might not be available? Or does your student need some extra academic support in general? Good news: Online Tutoring is now available to middle- and high-school students! Through the District’s membership in OSPI Digital Learning programs, we are able to offer this service to all Issaquah secondary students at no cost. You can access the tutoring in two ways: submit a question and receive written guidance within 24 hours or join a “live” session during a tutor’s scheduled online hours to work directly with the tutor. Instructions on how to access online tutoring are posted online for middle school or high school. Need more information? Contact Susan Canaga, Online Learning Coordinator, 425-837-7087. The District’s Online Learning site also has more information.

Community Relations

6th Grade Pizza Bingo Night
6th Grade Pizza Bingo Night

Chair:
When:
Thursday, Sept. 28th

Help organize the details of this event designed to give our 6th graders and their families the opportunity to get to know each other. We have the event date, bingo caller, food and prizes already organized, a chair and volunteers to help distribute pizza, set up and clean up are needed.
7th Grade Ice Skating
7th Grade Ice Skating

Chair:
When:
Friday, Oct. 6th

Help organize an Ice Skating Event for our 7th grade students to help them get to know each other.
Walk-About
Walk-About

Chair:
When:
School year

Walk-About is an opportunity to assist the school staff in supervising students before school and during lunches. Offering a smile and a friendly face can go a long way towards helping a student maintain a positive attitude – leading to positive behavior!
Grab a friend and a coffee and volunteer together for this fun program!
Staff Appreciation/Birthdays
Staff Appreciation/Birthdays

Chair:
When:
Throughout the school year

Help provide food for 3-4 Staff Appreciation Events throughout the year: Nov, Dec, Jan, and Staff Apprec Week in May.
Sign up and you will be sent an email close to these dates with an option to sign up genius for items needed for those fun, themed luncheon dates. We love our teachers and staff at Maywood Middle School!
"M" Cookie Bakers
"M" Cookie Bakers

Chair:
When:
3 times per year, at the end of each Sport Season

Cookie Bakers needed to bake 36-90 cookies in the "M" shape (cookie cutter provided) 3x per year (at the end of each sports season). Date(s) will be given ahead of time and cookies can be delivered to the front office. These cookies are given to 8th Graders at the end of each sports season.
PTSA Volunteer Awards/Recognition
PTSA Volunteer Awards/Recognition

Chair:
(none)
When:
February/March

Oversee the nomination process and participate in the decision-making process for the Golden Acorn & Outstanding Advocate awards.
VOICE Mentor
VOICE Mentor

Chair:
When:
Weekly

VOICE MENTORS/TUTORS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
VOICE (Volunteers of Issaquah Changing Education) is an in-school mentoring – tutoring program that is powered by community volunteers who donate one hour per week to help students. VOICE volunteers work one-on-one with students in support of social skills, goal setting and as academic tutors. Maywood is in need of at least 10 volunteers who can donate time on Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday during or after school. For information about how to apply to be a VOICE volunteer, please contact the Maywood Counseling office at 425-837-6915 KIDS NEED YOU!

Outreach

Family Outreach
Family Outreach

Chair:
When:
throughout the year

Assist in reaching out to Maywood families in need by helping with collection and distribution of food and school supplies.

Donations

Donate
Donate

Chair:
(none)

PART OF OUR COMMITMENT to our membership is not to bombard them with fundraising obligations. While we pursue corporate sponsorship, the bulk of our dollars are raised through “Pass the Hat” (donations made by members). THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATION! Your donations fund classroom enrichment grants, field trips, after school opportunities for our students and outreach for our students, just to name a few!

Student Recognition

Charger 100
Charger 100

Chair:
When:
3 times per year

Help recognize students at Maywood by distributing treats during the students' lunchtimes on 3 dates during the school year.

Other

Emergency Preparedness
Emergency Preparedness

Chair:
When:
Throughout the school year

Work with designated Maywood staff to track inventory and replace it as necessary so that Maywood is prepared to take care of our students in case of an emergency.
Financial Review
Financial Review

Chair:
When:
January and July

Review the PTSA treasurer books twice annually; once in January and once in July.
Miscellaneous Volunteer Help!
Miscellaneous Volunteer Help!

Chair:
When:
Throughout the school year

Not sure where to volunteer but want to help in some way? Sign up here and the PTSA will contact you as programs or projects come up. Sometimes special projects come up at school too and information can be sent to you about these opportunities to help as well.
ISF Representative
ISF Representative

Chair:

Contact the Maywood PTSA President if you have any questions about Issaquah Schools Foundation and what wonderful things they do for our students and schools. For more information visit: http://issaquahschoolsfoundation.org/