High Peaks Volunteer Opportunities
Here is a description of High Peaks committees and ways that you can volunteer:
Challenge Committee - plans and develops extracurricular programs that enrice the Core Knowledge curriculum. This includes the following activites:
» Chess Club/Chess League - learn more about chess and play matches
» Lego League - teams build Lego projects for local competition
» Science Fair - participate in the school-wide science fair
» Math Olympiads - develop math skills, participate in contests
» Geography Bee - participate in a Geography knowledge contest
» Spelling Bee - participate in a spelling knowledge contest
» High Peaks Tales & Poetry - school publication with student work
» Stock Market Game - learn about the stock market
» Destination Imagination - competitive problem solving team
» Enrichment Assemblies - three assemblies each year planned by Challenge to enrich the core curriculum
» Evening Speaker Program - invited speakers address parent concerns or interests
Please contact Teresa Gulock-Mundy for more information on our Challenge activities.
Curriculum Committee - evaluates and provides input regarding the curriculum and educational resources used at High Peaks.
Fundraising Committee - oversees all fundraising activities.
Publications/Publicity - responsible for overseeing all High Peaks related publications including Picture Day and the school yearbook.
Open Enrollment - responsible for coordinating all events related to open enrollment.
Spirit Committee - develops and implements programs and activities to foster a sense of community at High Peaks and coordinates volunteer efforts to support school activities.
Literacy and Library support - supports our literacy and library staff and helps coordinate related activities.
Classroom support - support our teachers and children with various classroom activities. These are organized individually by the teachers.
District Accountability Committee (DAC) - the DAC rep meets with the district committee monthly to advise the Board of Education on the adequacy and efficiency of the educational programs offered by the district.