PFC Activities and Committees

Backpack Buddies/Booster Pak – works with the school counselor to coordinate delivery of food packs for qualifying students

Book Exchange – Organizes a book swap for the students one week in the Spring.

Book Fair – Organizes Scholastic Book Fairs held during the fall and spring conferences.

Box Tops – Collects, Sorts, Counts and submits Box Tops and Campbell Soup Labels to earn money for the school

Chess Club – Organizes and supervises morning Chess Club 8-8:50am.

Community Education Rep – Attends monthly Community Education Advisory Council meetings and gives a report at the PFC meeting.

Crossing Guard Coordinator – Recruits and coordinates volunteers to ensure students arrive and dismiss safely crossing neighborhood streets.

Entertainment Books – Handles publicity, collects orders and payments, and organizes the Entertainment Book fundraiser.

Family Connect – plans activities to help foster the school and home connection, like Tears and Cheers and Open Gym Nights

Fine Arts – Plans and organizes an all school Fine Arts event.

Gardens – Organizes the maintenance of the landscaped areas at Fairmeadows.

Homeroom Parent Coordinator – Oversees all homeroom parent duties and assigns classroom homeroom parents. There is a Fall Party, Winter Party and Valentine Party organized by the homeroom parents.

Homeroom/PFC Liaison – Serves as a communication “link” between the classroom and PFC

I-Care – Coordinates 6th grade community service projects.

Ice Cream Social – Coordinates free ice cream social during “Meet the Teacher” event two days before school starts.

Kindergarten Round Up/Story Time – Works with principal to take care of the details involved with Kindergarten Round Up/Story Time each April.

Lego Club – holds weekly meetings for students to explore and make creations using Legos

Playground – Works with PFC, staff, and district to develop and implement playground improvements. Orders balls and jump ropes as needed for each classroom. Marks and inventories equipment.

School Community Network (SCN) – Attends monthly SCN meetings and gives a report at the PFC meeting.

School Directory – Organizes information for directory and oversees its assembly and distribution.

Sixth Grade Farewell – Assists 6th grade staff in organizing May assembly and reception. Creates Sixth Grade Memory Book.

Spelling Challenge – Coordinates Spelling Challenge, a contest for the children that is also a fundraiser.

Staff Appreciation – Organizes November and February dinners for teachers during conferences. Organizes events for Teacher Appreciation Week in May. Purchases gifts for Support Staff Days.

Summer Library – plans evenings at the Fairmeadows library during the summer to encourage reading

Talking Canvas – Organizes volunteers to present art prints in each classroom.

Volunteer Coordinator – Coordinates the volunteer sheets completed at Registration by giving lists of volunteers to the various committee chairs.

Pancake Dinner – Organizes Pancake Dinner for Fairmeadows families.

WDMCS Student Scholarship Fund – drive for scholarship program in February.

Winter Carnival – Plans and organizes this all school event held in March.

Yearbook – Plans and organizes an annual yearbook published by a third party in the spring.