Be an angel for an hour - then go back to being your own bad self:)
Volunteer at Peabody. Even as little as a half hour of your time can make a big impact. We actually surveyed faculty at Peabody Elementary to find out what family and community members could do to help our favorite little school. Here's the list! Pick one a month - it will make you feel good, and it will make the kids and teachers feel even better!
Work with Kids
• Join the STARs Tutoring program
• Volunteers to work with students on projects
• Adopt a classroom, displays, room mother/father
• Volunteers for Field Day and small prizes for giveaways
• Computer assistance
• Reading tutors
• Help supervise parties and trips
• Volunteer readers
• Volunteers for art projects like paper mache
• Project partners for students who don’t have support at home.
• Consistent volunteer to help Kindergarten students with letter and number recognition
• Consistent tutors
• One on one stress medtiators
• One on one Reading Fluency
• Technological one on one assessment monitoring
• Classroom relief before TCAP to let teacher work with small groups
• Russian related speakers
• Seminars for CLUE classes
Teacher's Pet for a Day
• Put papers in Wednesday folders
• Make copies for teachers
• Help with student records
• Help decorating a bulletin board
• Put hooks in Kindergarten lockers
• Help Russian teachers prepare materials for student projects and preparing visual aids
• Technical help to create examples of students speaking Russian using the video recording in editing on the computer
• Technical help creating an interactive website for Russian at Peabody
* Help with hanging art in the hallway. Help with mounting artwork.
• Putting up displays.
• Local artists/restaurants that relate to our honored countries could hold demonstrations or donate items for the festival.
• Artists in the community to come speak to classes during specific projects that are similar to what they create.
• Class presentations in areas of expertise
• Volunteers who have traveled to speak about country
• Someone to sew or make costumes for Orff Music Program
• Sponsoring field trip
Fund a Peabody Donor's Choose Project - you can pay online!