South Loop Elementary School is successful due to the strong involvement and dedication of our families, faculty, staff, and students. We are committed to the development and education of our children and are excited for you to join in on the journey!
Below is a list of SLES volunteer opportunities, expectations, and contacts. Reach out to contacts directly or fill out our volunteer form to become involved today.
Celebrate the end of the school year with the annual gala featuring food and beverage, dancing, silent auction items, and so much more!
Needs: Committee arranges event logistics, communication, and auction items.
Timing: April or May
Event Planning: Need Chair
Donations: Need Chair
Event Communications: Need Chair
General: Lisa Johnson
This event features and celebrates different cultures and cuisines from around the world.
Need: Committee arranges logistics, communication, and volunteers to represent each culture.
Contact(s): Abby Dryer
Clean & Green:
Organize Clean & Green events in support of the school and community. Volunteers improve landscaping and maintenance of school grounds.
Need: Committee arranges dates and green initiatives in the Fall and Spring.
Timing: Fall and Spring
Contact: Elena Savona
This initiative helps teach our students about protecting the environment by working together to recycle used markers throughout the year instead of throwing them in a landfill.
Need:Committee works with classroom teachers to collect and recycle used markers.
Contact: Nicholl Doggett
The Welcome Picnic for Grades K-3 provides parents and students new to the school a chance to meet each other and ask questions of current SLES parents.
Need: Manage the list-serve, parent Q&A, and picnic logistics.
Contact: Tracy Carlson
Annual picnic at SLES Building 2 on the playground (or gym if inclement weather) for families to celebrate the start of the new school year, sign up for volunteer opportunities, and purchase Resale Uniforms.
Need: Committee arranges logistics and communication for the event.
Contact: Tiffany Norwood
Winter Dance for students at the Main Building (Please note: The dance only takes place at the Main Building).
Need: Organize volunteers for set-up, decorating, snacks, staffing, and breakdown of the winter dance.
Need: Assist students in navigating the lunch line and opening containers for grades K-1.
Contact: Managed by Room Parents (K-1)
Safety Patrol Coordinators ensure there are enough volunteers throughout the month to streamline student drop-off and pick-up. Onsite volunteers are important as they open car doors, usher students, and direct traffic flow.
Need: Volunteers for Safety Patrol in the mornings at each location.
Need: Review submitted forms and answer questions from potential volunteers so they may become involved in one of our school’s committees and groups.
Timing: Throughout the year
Contact: Tracy Carlson
Need: Throughout the year, room parents will reach out for help with classroom field trips, secret reader, career day presentations, class festivals, etc.
Contact: Room Parent
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