Thank you in advance for being willing to volunteer at Spears! At this time, volunteers are very limited on campus. However, please take a few moments to consider opportunities you may be interested in when we can once again be an active part of our campus. Information will be given to the appropriate PTA chair, and you will be contacted as volunteer needs/events arise. There are many opportunities for parents and community parents to get involved!
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our volunteer chairs:
Sabrina Ramsey , Volunteer Coordinator
Felicia Patel , Room Parent Coordinator
To review Spears' Volunteer Handbook, click here.
Donations: If you would like to contribute money or supplies when these needs arise, please sign-up and you will be notified about what is needed.
Book Fair - Spring Only: Assist with set-up, take down and running cash registers and keeping book shelves stocked during the Fall Fair and/or during the Spring Fair.
Newcomers Committee: Become a “Buddy Family” to our new Spears students. Help them learn the in’s and out’s out of life at Spears and in the Frisco community
Newcomers Committee- New Family: I am new to spears. Please pair me with a Buddy Family
Teacher/Classroom Helpers: Assist the teachers with projects as needed
Field Day: Volunteers needed for game and snack stations in May.
Hospitality: Hosts and coordinates several events during the school year for the teachers and staff where food and drinks are needed. Events include Fall Teacher Luncheon, Open House, Fall Treats, Dessert Day, Teacher Appreciation Luncheon.
Programs: Assist in the many enrichment and educational programs/activities sponsored by the PTA and presented at Spears such as Movie Night & More.
Room Parents - Responsibilities: Help plan and execute 3 classroom parties- Winter, Valentine’s, End of School, coordinate classroom parents for classroom/teacher projects and organize bday and year-end teacher gifts. Lead Room Parents will oversee an entire grade worth of Room Parents. You may sign up for more than one grade, but please note you can only be assigned to one class. There will only be 2 Room Parents assigned to each class. It is NOT FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. Many factors are considered to keep the process as fair as possible. *Note: You must be a PTA Member to be a Room Parent.
5th Grade Committee (This is separate from Room Parents): You have some special opportunities to become involved in your child’s classroom, camp & celebration festivities! 5th Grade Camp & Celebration Committee Co-Chairs: this position coordinates & executes the 5th grade camp & celebration festivities with help from the Committee; max of 2 co-chairs. Co-Chairs must be a current PTA Board Member. 5th Grade Camp & Celebration Committee Member— anyone can join and will assist the co-chairs in coordinating and executing the 5th grade camp & celebration festivities
Specials Committee: We are group of parent volunteers that look after the Specials (art, computer, library, music, P.E.) teachers, the administrative and office staff, the nurse, all instructional specialists, and the resource staff (cafeteria and custodial). There are three occasions when the Specials Committee acknowledges the Specials teachers and staff: birthday, winter holiday, and teacher appreciation.
Reflections Program: An opportunity for students to create and be recognized for their original art works on a nation-wide theme, through literature, musical composition, dance choreography, visual art, film production and photography.
Environmental: Recycling efforts, conservation awareness, Green Team & landscaping.
Historian: Help in taking pictures at events throughout the year and put together the Spears scrapbook.
Parents-at-Lunch (PALS): Sign up to volunteer to help our Kindergarten students at lunch ( 10:30-11:00am ) and our 1st Grade students at lunch (11:00-11:30am) . We have 2-3 volunteers each lunch to float the cafeteria and help students open their milk, yogurts, etc. Shifts are available Monday-Friday and done on an every-other-week basis. Kindergarten will be for the entire year and 1st grade will end after December. We will begin with one shift per family to ensure that everyone gets a chance to participate and then any parent that wishes to take on a second shift can do so based on availability.
Spear-It Sprint: We need volunteers for Spears Elementary PTA's biggest fundraiser of the year on Friday, October 21, 2022! Your help is essential in ensuring a successful event!
To view a copy of the Volunteer Handbook - Click Here