Working with Students

Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) volunteer
Watch DOGS (Dads of Great Students) volunteer
(Click here to sign up for anything listed below)
  • Watch D.O.G.S. [Dads of Great Students] (half-day) – a national program aimed at involving dads in their children’s school experience. Watch D.O.G. dads will spend their time helping in the classroom, reading to students, helping direct car pool traffic, etc.  (Order T-shirt here)
  • Panther Paw (Ongoing) – work with students to publish the school newspaper – illustrated entirely by students. Meetings are four times per year after school.
  • Chat N Chew (second semester during lunch) – select books and organize volunteers for reading and discussion with grades 3-6.  MVP training required
  • Chess Club (twice monthly) – help plan, organize and run after-school chess club program.
  • Math Club (monthly) – help coordinate the after school math club program. Students in 4th-6th grade can participate.
  • 6th Grade Leadership Program Committee (ongoing) – work with 6th graders to plan, organize and run 6th grade programs. Includes t-shirts, video, end-of-the-year party and others. MVP training required
  • Lego League (monthly) – help support our after-school Lego League program.
  • MyVolunteerPal [MVP] (ongoing) – mentor kids at Prairie. One hour a week is all it takes to make a big difference in the life of a young person. For more information contact our school counselor Candace Dieckmann: candacedieckmann@smsd.org.