Homeroom Parents

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Head Homeroom Parent and Party Volunteer Facts

Clearances:

In order to volunteer for any event at the school, all volunteers will need clearances.  

https://www.haverford.k12.pa.us/departments/department-of-pupil-services/volunteer-information-clearances

 
 Head Homeroom Parent Responsibilities:

Head Homeroom Parent is the “project manager” for a specific class for the school year.  Head Homeroom Parent responsibilities are: 

  • Liaison between HASA and parents and teacher

  • Sending emails to parents to volunteer for class parties.  Head Homeroom parent is not responsible for attending/volunteering at all parties, they are responsible for finding volunteers.

  • Communicates with teacher/parents regarding class parties/other needs.

  • Collecting money (via Venmo/Cash)  for class gifts for the teacher (usually holiday and end of year) and other HASA events.

  • Some posting on Social Media (Class FB page)

 

Class Parties:

Halloween – Oct 31, in the morning, then the parade.

Winter – December, last day of school before break. 

Valentine's Day – Approx. February 14th

End of School – June

5th grade has their own gatherings and celebrations throughout the year. 

(Dates/Times for parties can always change. As a homeroom parent, it is imperative to be flexible, patient, and willing to adjust plans, as needed.)

Volunteers for Class Party:

  • Collaborate with other parent volunteers to plan activities for party (activities can include; games, crafts, trivia, , music, read book, etc.)

  • Arrive day of party to set up and execute activities

  • Volunteers are reimbursed up to $35 per party from HASA (keep receipt and submit to HASA)

 

Homeroom Parent Coordinator Contact information:

To download a detailed FAQ, click here.

Clearances

Obtaining clearances is requested to volunteer with school events. The process is easy and should only take 10-15 mins. Clearances last for 5 years before needing renewal. Clearances can be emailed to Karen Carano.