Thurgood Marshall Elementary School PTA


MCPS now requires this training for ALL TMES VOLUNTEERS!

Volunteer Training

The TMES PTA needs 2016-17 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.
Patrol Appreciation - SPRING
This volunteer coordinates the end of year party for our fourth and fifth grade Patrols.
Business Promotions
This chair helps the school and PTA collect FREE MONEY from sending in box tops and registering grocery loyalty codes.
Fun Run
Our current chair needs a side-kick to help run this popular event so that they can learn the ropes for next year when she graduates out!
Holiday Shop - Fall
A kid favorite - students get to shop for their family on their own! This chair will coordinate the event and SSL students who volunteer to help the kids shop and wrap presents.
Dessert Bake Off
Love to bake? We need a chair to run this new event!
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 2017
Current parents with an incoming 2017 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
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.
Field Day - Spring (2 days)
This volunteer works with our wonderful Mr. Fields to make Field day awesome for TMES students. This day requires a LOT of parent volunteers. The chair of this committee would send out a request for volunteers and organize them for setting up, helping on the day, and breaking down the event.
Science EXPO
Our current chair needs a co-chair from K-2 to help coordinate the fun science stations at our Science EXPO for the younger grades in January.

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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