Come join us for the May EEHSP General Meeting taking place Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 6:30pm in the Enfield Library! EEHSP Meetings are a great opportunity to meet other Springfield parents, hear about important news and upcoming events at school and learn how you can get involved! Elections for the 2019-2020 EEHSP Board positions will be held at this meeting. Check out our open positions for the 2019/2020 school year, and email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or want to learn more!
Open Board Positions:
Co-President – The Co-Presidents preside over all general member and executive board meetings r and executive board meetings, represent the EEHSP at meetings outside the organization, and coordinate the work of all the officers and committees of the EEHSP as enumerated in the Operating Procedures.
Co-Treasurer* – Co-Treasurers shall receive all funds of the EEHSP, keep accurate records of receipts and expenditures, and pay out funds as authorized by the executive board as enumerated in the Operating Procedures. *We are specifically looking for someone with Quickbooks experience.
Director of Purchasing – The Director of Purchasing shall provide assistance in researching vendors to ensure the best possible price is obtained for all purchases of items and services.
Co-Communications Liaison – The Co-Communications Liaisons shall be responsible for maintaining and updating the school and social media websites and preparing e-mail “blasts” and communications from the EEHSP concerning events and activities, as enumerated in the Operating Procedures. Experience managing a Google Drive needed.
Open Committee Chair Positions:
Color Day (Enfield & Erdenheim) – The Blue v. the Steel is an annual tradition where the kids at Enfield are divided into teams and play games they have practiced in PE throughout the year. They also participate in other fun activities (bubbles, sponge relay etc.) throughout the morning of this field day. The children love this playfully competitive and fun-filled event. Committee works with PE teacher to coordinate games, sets up and tears down the field, and coordinates and manages the volunteer effort necessary to staff all the games.
Community Partnerships – Will establish longer term relationships between our schools and the community, and ongoing service opportunities for our students. The goal will be the adoption of particular organizations by some sub-unit of the school (school, grade, class etc.), allowing the students to work in an ongoing and meaningful way throughout the year with that organization. Tasks may include coordination with teachers and community organizations, publicity, school advertising, collection/delivery of donations, and more.
Dad’s Committee – Committee of Dads who, among other things, pick a special project or fundraising goal to work on during the school year. This committee is also involved with Carnival and other committees where appropriate.
Fifth Grade Committee Chair – Coordinates with classroom parents on Fifth Grade events, especially important with end of school year activities.
Fundraising – identify and present new fundraising opportunities. In addition, assist with existing fundraising programs including: Square One Art, Mixed Bags and Kids Stuff Coupon Books and various other fundraisers. This includes administrative support counting, sorting or entering orders, collecting artwork and orders, displaying samples and/or distributing orders.
Kids Stuff Books – This committee is responsible for communicating the Kids Stuff Book fundraiser information to families, distributing order forms, collecting payment and distributing orders.
New Elementary Playground Fundraising Committee – assist in special fundraising events for the Playground fund of the new K-2 Elementary school.
Publishing Center (3rd Grade) – Volunteers work with Erdenheim Reading Specialist to oversee manuscript production and assembly of hard cover books authored and illustrated by students in 3rd grade. Committee Volunteers help plan an evening reception, held in late spring, to honor Erdenheim’s Young Authors. Volunteers from all grades are helpful, and educational for those parents.
SpiritWear – Committee coordinates sale events, either through order forms or at EEHSP activities. Volunteers will help sell at events, process orders and advertise.
Staples School Supply Kits – This committee is responsible for the creation and distribution of the Classroom School Supply Kits that parents have the option of ordering each spring. Work on this committee starts in February and concludes once all the kits are delivered to the classrooms before the beginning of the school year.
Sustainability – The EEHSP Green Team is a school-wide effort to provide educational information on “green” issues and to integrate “green” principles into school-sponsored events and classroom curriculum. The Green Team’s goal is to inspire all members of our school community to want to take care of the planet. Three Focus Areas: Reducing Waste, Education, and Grounds & Greening.