PARENT CLUB ACTIVITIES
All parents/guardians of Homestead High School students are automatically members of the HHS Parent Club. There is no fee! No need to do anything but sign up with Sign Up Genius to receive updates regarding your student as well as volunteer opportunities on how you can continue to be involved! Please click on the button below to volunteer.
Please feel free to view and read about the other various volunteer opportunities available for you. We would love for you to get involved in one or multiple volunteer areas. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us at: HHSParentClubFW@gmail.com
SAT/ACT FOR PRACTICE
ACADEMIC AWARDS NIGHT
NEW FAMILY ORIENTATION
SENIOR ACTIVITY DAY
SENIOR BUCKET LIST SCHOLARSHIP
Over 100 volunteers work Registration Day in August in shifts from 8-12, 12-4, and 4-8. We have volunteer requests both for shifts and for food donations. Visit this page in July to volunteer.
Volunteers provide four luncheons throughout the school year for our teachers and staff. You may help out when you can, as often as you like. You may sign up to bring in items for the meals/treats or sign up to come serve the staff, or set up and tear down for a few hours that day. Co-Chairs organize the event, set the dates, secure the rooms, and set the menu. Staff contacts include the Front Office Secretary and the Head Custodian.
SAT/ACT For Practice
Committee volunteers work the registration table. Co-Chairs work prior to test day securing rooms/facility use forms, setting test dates/test review dates, securing volunteers for the dates etc. They also work with Sylvan Learning Center and communicate with families/students about testing dates and test review dates.
Honor Roll Recognition
The Honor Roll Recognition is held once each semester (generally October and February). Volunteers help to sort certificates alphabetically and to bag cookies the day before the honor roll recognition day. Volunteers can also handout the certificates to the students during the approximately 2 hour lunch time in the cafeteria on the day of the recognition. Chair/co-chairs work primarily with the Homestead Registrar to determine details for the recognition day including information for the HHS newsletter. They also create a Sign Up Genius volunteer request page and order cookies through SACS Food Services. Contact Staff Registrar (Student Services), Principal's Secretary, Director of Food Services, and Homestead Cafeteria Manager.
Academic Awards Night
Held in May. This is a one night event that lasts approximately 3 hours. The Chair and committee works several weeks prior to the event organizing and implementing details including completing the facility use form, sending invitations, and providing refreshments and working with staff to ensure a successful event. The staff contacts are Assistant Principal Jen Bay, the Front Office Secretary, the Head Janitor and the Head Cafeteria Staff.
National Honors Society Induction
Event held in November: Chair/co-chairs organize events of the evening while working with staff representative. Create program, decorate auditorium and cafe, serve refreshments ~ 3 hrs that eve. Coordinator and chairs will work the weeks leading up to event getting details taken care of including ordering of materials for event and organizing event to ensure a successful event. Staff contacts NHS Teacher Rep and Assistant Principal Jen Bay.
Copy Room & Office Volunteers
Volunteers are utilized in the teacher workroom to assist staff with all of their copying and collating needs. You may work once a month, once a week, sign up to be on our substitute list, etc. These volunteer positions take the place of a paid staff. Our teachers rely on our volunteers daily to run copies, collate and bind when necessary. Chairperson is responsible for organizing and keeping calendar of shift work for copy room and training new volunteers. Volunteer training is available. Click here to sign up
Volunteers are responsible for reviewing and grading grant applications. Committee members and the PTC at large vote on staff grant applications. Chair organizes and manages details of the grant application process including notifying teachers of the grant period and grant specifications/requirements, organizing grant applicants, presenting grant applications at a Parent Club meeting for vote, reviewing grant applications for completeness, emailing/communicating with grant recipients.
Senior Bucket List Scholarships
Volunteers serve on a committee that is responsible for reviewing and grading scholarship applications. Committee members then vote and grant these scholarships. Chairs organize and manage details of the grant application and granting process. Presentation of scholarship to be on Senior Activity Day and/or Academic Awards Night. Staff contact: Assistant Principal Jen Bay, Student Services and Staff rep for announcements.
New Family Orientation
Volunteer with your student to provide a parent to parent and student to student insight into a day at HHS for all of our incoming students.
An Inside Glimpse
An informal “off-the-record” presentation designed for incoming freshman/new students and their parents. Current parents and students offer insights of a typical day and share valuable tips for a successful year with ample opportunity for questions. We will hold these informative sessions two times prior to school. Sessions are the same.
Senior Activity Day
Senior Activity Day will take place May 2018