Newton North depends on the generosity and energy of parent/guardian volunteers to help keep our community informed, connected, and strong. This is a great way to support our hardworking teachers and staff and, of course, all of our students. Can you help? Please consider the excellent opportunities below. Check back often as our volunteer needs change, and we look for volunteers to assist with various events throughout the year.
Have questions or want to volunteer? Please contact co-presidents@NorthPTSO.org.
Current Open Committee Positions
Celebration Co-Chair (2 needed)
Help oversee the post-prom party for all seniors (late May/early June). Event planning and team leading skills helpful. Time commitment: February through early June, 3 hours per week.
Co-Director of Communications (1 more needed)
Oversee communication with parents/guardians, including Tiger News (e-newsletter), community news, and Facebook page. Post stories on PTSO website as needed for inclusion in weekly e-newsletter. Publicize events and post photos. Attend PTSO board meetings (every six weeks during the school year). Time commitment: September to June, three to four hours/week.
Educational Excellence Fundraising Campaign Co-Chair (1 more needed)
Oversee annual check-writing campaign for a principal-selected cause at NNHS. Produce mailing and electronic communications. Work with the treasurer to track progress. Work with the communications team to write fundraising messages to send to the community. Time commitment: October-February, three hours/week.
Student-Faculty Administration PTSO Representative (2 needed)
Attend weekly morning (7:15am) meetings with students, faculty, staff, and principal in a non-voting but advisory capacity to help determine school policies. Time commitment: October-June, one hour/week.
Safe Routes to School Representative (1 more needed)
Encourage walking and biking to school. Communicate with parents/guardians about safe driving/drop-off/pick-up practices. Time commitment: September-June, one hour/month.
Family Involvement Co-Chair (1 more needed)
Identify ways to increase participation in PTSO activities among all families, including ELL and METCO families. Collaborate with ELL and METCO counselors at NNHS. Time commitment: September-June, one hour every two weeks.