We Need Your Help! 

FRES PTA is in need of a few volunteers to help lead some of our efforts. These positions support our students and staff! 
Newsletter Editor **Open** — Coordinate and layout the printed Falcon Flyer 2 times per year. This includes getting stories, design and distribution.
PTA Grant Writer **Open** — Works with PTA Board, Fundraising Chair, and FRES Administration to identify grants for which FRES qualifies and drafts grant applications by deadlines to enhance PTA budget. (Can be done at home!)

Silent Auction **Open** — Can be once or twice a year. Seek donations from the local community. Set up and take down auction items. Work with Building Services on logistics to organize event. Disperse prizes. Get money to Treasurer.

Jog-A-Thon (Fall) **Co-Chair Open** — Plan, promote and coordinate in-school event in the Fall.

Kindergarten Orientation (April or May) **Open** — Coordinate with front office, help promote, recruit volunteers. This is usually two mornings and possibly one evening.

5th Grade Graduation Committee **Open** — Organize and coordinate 5th grade graduation events, to include the 5th grade picnic.

Yearbook Committee **Open** — Work with staff sponsors, send out and collect order forms and money, distribute yearbooks.

Community Outreach Committee **Co-Chair Open** — Works with school staff and administration to plan and organize community programs for FRES.

Book Fair Committee **Committee Positions Still Open** — Run Fall & Spring (BOGO) book fairs. Includes: correspond with Scholastic, promote event, enlist volunteers and communicate with staff.

FRES Carnival Committee **Committee Positions Still Open** — Help organize and manage entertainment, games, volunteers, food, raffles, etc.

“Green” & Wellness Chair **Open** — Help plan FRES Walk/Bike to school day activities. Coordinate events that increase students’ environmental awareness, including events around Earth Day (in April; can include school beautification and “recycle” activities). Advocate for healthy lifestyle and food/beverage choices at FRES; work with Real Food for Montgomery Kids.

*Mandatory Volunteer Training:

If you're a PTA volunteer, you must complete the online training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect. It takes about 30 minutes and is all online. Your certificate can be printed and given to Ms. Batista in the front office. Take the training online: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/childabuseandneglect/
Questions? Feel free to contact Alex Trabucco at fresptapres@gmail.com.