Japhet parents are all members – automatic upon their children’s enrollment – of the Japhet School PSG. Led by a small group of parent officers, parent volunteers organize teacher appreciation week, the annual Dessert Auction, and more. Parents who enjoy working with groups of children are welcome to volunteer in classrooms. We do very few product-based fundraisers, focusing instead on encouraging parents to support our signature 18 Reasons for Hope fundraiser.
We also enjoy the opportunity to learn from parents who have unique life experiences that they’re willing to pass on to our students, and our small size enables us to schedule special presentations that respect parents’ availability.
Top 12 Ways to Support the PSG
Dessert Auction – Organizes dessert sign-up and parent volunteers for the auction.
Box Tops and ETCEP Cartridge Program – Collects and processes items, and also may organize competitions for classes to raise awareness of this activity.
Family Fun Events – Coordinates family-based events to encourage community and positive time together, such as movie nights, family bowling, skating parties, etc.
Room Parents – Welcomes new families and coordinates yearbook photos, coordination of volunteers for classroom help, event set-up and take-down, and support to classroom teacher.
Recycling – Helps make our school green. Organizes recycling program through classrooms and whole school. Helps remove recyclable items from school.
Faculty/Staff Appreciation – Organizes snack for Teacher Appreciation Week.
Fundraising – Creates and oversees year-long fundraisers for the PSG.
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