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Parents ... Here's Your Chance

Parents ... Here's Your Chance
Posted on 09/15/2017
When you volunteer, you are paid in love and gratitude.

Baldwin Room Parent Volunteers

Thank you to the parents who volunteered to be a room parent!

There are a few classrooms without a room parent. If you are in room 102, 202, 208, 210, 212, or 307, your teacher and your classroom community would love your help.

Room Parents help ensure that classroom parents are well informed and comfortably included in their children’s school experiences throughout the academic year. Room Parents act as "ambassadors," whose primary focus involves welcoming new and returning families in an effort to keep the Baldwin parent body connected. Support the classroom teacher and coordinate parent volunteers for class snack, field trips, parties, and activities. Please let Susan or Audrey Day-Williams know if you are interested or if you have any questions.

Baldwin School Site Council

Be a Baldwin School Council member! School Council is an opportunity to help our school reach its achievement and climate goals by putting your talents to work for Baldwin students. The role of the Council are to help raise issues and questions, to bring views from different constituencies, to connect our school to the community, to serve in an advisory role to the principal, and to put their talents to use to benefit student achievement and climate at Baldwin.

Meetings are once a month for 60 minutes.This year, site council meetings will be before the school day begins, 8 - 9AM the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The first meeting will be Wednesday, October 11. Meetings are open to the public. If you don't want to commit be an active site council member, please considering joining us for a meeting or two to see what they are all about.

Cider Pressing
Cider PressingDuring our annual cider pressing days, Michele Kaufman, our CitySprouts coordinator will introduce children and teachers tot he school garden by setting up an apple press and teaching kids how to make cider. Parent/family volunteers are needed to help set up, do a little crowd control, and clean up afterwards. Come enjoy fresh cider and see how much the kids love being outside in the garden. Our cider pressing dates are:

Wednesday, October 11
Thursday, October 12
Monday, October 16

If interested, please contact Andrea Locke for more information and to sign up. Note: A 3 hour commitment is necessary.

Book Fair Volunteers
Ms. Kugel is looking for parent volunteers to help with the book fair. If you are available to at the start of the school day or and at the end of the school day on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, September 26 - 28, or if you would like to help with set up on Monday morning, September 25 or pack up on Friday, September 29 please contact Karin Kugel or sign up online.

District Opportunity - Cambridge School Volunteers Kickoff Orientation
Tuesday, September 27 | 5:30 - 7:30PM
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Library, 459 Broadway
At that event, new volunteers can learn about opportunities to help a local student in the public schools. The Kickoff is designed for new volunteers to learn about options, hear from veteran volunteers, pick a program that interests them, and to complete required paperwork.This event also will take place at the high school in the school library. Dinner will be served.