Thurgood Marshall Elementary School PTA


MCPS now requires this training for ALL TMES VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteer Training

The TMES PTA needs 2019-20 volunteers for the following:

Staff Appreciation Week - Spring
This person coordinates volunteer efforts to provide special treats for our staff during the National Staff Appreciation Week . May 1-5
Courtyard - YEAR
This volunteer coordinates a group of parents or SSL students to help maintain the TMES courtyard and the landscaping in front of the school.
Beak Week
Our Fundraising VP could use some help running our Fall Fundraiser. Students bring in different coins throughout the week to compete for class prizes.
Business Promotions
This chair helps the school and PTA collect FREE MONEY from sending in box tops and registering grocery loyalty codes.
Family Dance - February
Traditionally held around Valentine's day, we need a chair to coordinate the DJ, food, and games for this fun event.
Kindergarten Playgroup - Summer 2019
Current parents with an incoming 2020 Kindergartner are ideal candidates for this position. Collect incoming kinder contact information at the orientation in the Spring and set up meeting times at the local parks so the new kinders can meet new friends before their first day of school!
Muffins with Moms - May
We'll need a muffin coordinator for this new event at TMES.
Donuts for Dads
We'll need a donut coordinator for this new event at TMES
Earth Day Beautification - April
This chair would coordinate an earth day project to beautify the school.
Kindergarten Orientation (Spring)
This chair arranges snacks for the new kinders and collects contact information and talks with incoming parents while their little ones meet with the kindergarten teachers.
Science EXPO (2 months/year)
Looking for an assistant chair from K-2 to help register students and coordinate the vendors at our Science EXPO for the younger grades.
Book Fair
This is our long-standing Book-Fair chair's LAST YEAR at TMES. We are looking for someone committed to fostering a love of reading in our TMES students who can shadow her this year.
Multicultural Night
Our Multicultural Night Chair is graduating out this year - looking for someone to help/shadow this year to take it over so this beloved event continues next year!
Fifth Grade Promotion
It is the TMES tradition that the 4th grade parents volunteer at the 5th grade promotion so that 5th grade parents can relax and enjoy the evening. We need one (or a team of) 4th grade parent(s) to take the lead.

Can you help?

Please contact our VP of Volunteers at to help with one of these tasks, or to volunteer on one of our many other committees!

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