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6:30p RESCHEDULED: FHMS PTSA Board Meeting
RESCHEDULED: FHMS PTSA Board Meeting

Date:
Tuesday, August 16
Time:
6:30p - 8:00p
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9:30a Prep Day
Prep Day

Date:
Thursday, August 25
Time:
9:30a - 6:00p
Where:
Finn Hill Middle School

Students will have the opportunity to have their school picture and ID made, sign up for associated student body (ASB), buy their gym shirts and other supplies as needed, find their locker and practice using the locks. Caregivers will accompany their students and will also have the opportunity to sign up for PTSA, purchase pictures, and confirm their student's paperwork is in order. The event does NOT take all day, but be prepared for long lines and wait times.

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Opportunities Timeframe Questions? Needed
Administrative Vounteers (Alumni Scholarship Committee)
About 5-10 hours total during March-May, Reviewing scholarship applications and deciding on recipients.
Administrative Vounteers (Alumni Scholarship Committee)
- Email 0 / 4  Sign up
Administrative Vounteers (Newsletter Editor)
4-6 hours per month compiling, writing, and editing the monthly PTSA newsletter.
Administrative Vounteers (Newsletter Editor)
- Email 0 / 2  Sign up
Ways And Means (Budget Committee)
One meeting, will last about 2-4 hours, in the Spring of 2023. Committee will review previous FHMS PTSA budget and decide on a budget proposal for the following year.
Ways And Means (Budget Committee)
- Email 0 / 3  Sign up
Family And Community Engagement (Community Drives Coordinator(s))
2-5 hours per week, divided by the group, plus seasonal drives. Coordinate pantry packs and seasonal gift drives for our community.
Family And Community Engagement (Community Drives Coordinator(s))
- Email 0 / 3  Sign up
Family And Community Engagement (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Liaison)
1-3 hours per month. Attending DEI council meetings, sharing DEI with our FHMS PTSA.
Family And Community Engagement (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Liaison)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
School Services (Emergency Prep Chairperson(s))
1-3 hours per month. In-person work includes attending monthly e-prep council meetings, maintaining current supply of emergency supplies, communicating with PTSA and administration about e-prep needs. Training available for this position. This may also be shared by more than one person.
School Services (Emergency Prep Chairperson(s))
- Email 0 / 2  Sign up
School Services (Field Day Chairperson )
2-5 hours total during April-June. Meeting with school staff to determine how PTSA can assist with Field Day, then sharing that information with FHMS PTSA.
School Services (Field Day Chairperson )
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
Ways And Means (Financial Review Committee)
2-4 hours, twice a year (usually mid-winter and mid-summer). Review the financial accounts of PTSA to ensure we are being fiscally responsible.
Ways And Means (Financial Review Committee)
- Email 0 / 3  Sign up
Ways And Means (Fundraising Chairperson)
1-3 hours per month. Work with PTSA board to organize fundraisers.
Ways And Means (Fundraising Chairperson)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
School Services (Health & Vision Screening)
Tentative date is October 20, 2022. Volunteers to assist with screenings, monitoring students while they wait. Usually lasts 3-4 hours.
School Services (Health & Vision Screening)
- Email 0 / 10  Sign up
Family And Community Engagement (Lake Washington Schools Foundation Ambassador)
1-3 hours per month. Attending LWSF meetings and reporting back to FHMS PTSA. Learn more about LWSD Foundation here: https://www.lwsf.org/ambassadorship/
Family And Community Engagement (Lake Washington Schools Foundation Ambassador)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
Family And Community Engagement (Legislative Chairperson)
1-3 hours per month. Tasks include keeping FHMS PTSA up to date with pertinent legislative information.
Family And Community Engagement (Legislative Chairperson)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
Membership (Nominating Committee)
About 10 hours per person, Majority of work happens between February and May. Work includes identifying candidates to serve on the FHMS PTSA Board. This is an elected position and a brief training is included.
Membership (Nominating Committee)
- Email 0 / 3  Sign up
Administrative Vounteers (PTSA Awards Committee)
About 5 hours total during April-May. Reviewing award nominations and deciding on recipients.
Administrative Vounteers (PTSA Awards Committee)
- 0 / 4  Sign up
School Services (Reflections Chairperson (fulfilled!))
(position filled) Short term, September-October 2022. Work with PTSA to organize annual Reflections Art Competition. This year's theme is: Show Your Voice!
School Services (Reflections Chairperson (fulfilled!))
- Email 0 / Several
School Services (School Beautification Committee)
Work as needed (often seasonally) to keep FHMS clean and beautiful. Group will with PTSA to organize cleaning/weeding events.
School Services (School Beautification Committee)
- Email 0 / 4  Sign up
Family And Community Engagement (Special Education Group Liaison)
1-3 hours per month. Attend monthly LSWD Special Education Group meetings and report back pertinent information back to FHMS PTSA.
Family And Community Engagement (Special Education Group Liaison)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up
School Services (Staff Appreciation Committee)
About 10 hours total, during February-May. Committee will organize Staff Appreciate Week (May 1-5, 2023). Funding and support provided.
School Services (Staff Appreciation Committee)
- Email 0 / 2  Sign up
School Services (Sustainability Chairperson (fulfilled!))
1-2+ hours per month. Attend Lake Washington PTSA Committee meetings, and share pertinent information with FHMS PTSA. Work with FHMS PTSA to organize sustainability efforts at our school.
School Services (Sustainability Chairperson (fulfilled!))
- Email 0 / Several  Sign up
Administrative Vounteers (Webmaster)
1-3 hours per month. Work from home keeping the PTSA website updated.
Administrative Vounteers (Webmaster)
- Email 0 / 1  Sign up

 

Volunteering Requirements for the 2022-2023 School Year (tentative)
 
Lake Washington School District (LWSD) requires all volunteers to go through an approval process. Volunteer approvals are valid for two years. To see if your volunteer application is still current, you can log into your Raptor Volunteer Portal, contact the volunteer office at 425-936-1270 or email  volunteers@lwsd.org. You can also contact the school where you volunteer.
 
Volunteers must also provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. LWSD volunteers can submit for religious or medical exemptions. Each exemption will be considered by LWSD. If the religious/medical exemption is approved, certain accommodations will be made to ensure the safety of all students and staff in our buildings, and the volunteer.  More information can be found at the LWSD website, https://www.lwsd.org/get-involved/volunteering-in-lwsd.