Please consider investing some of your time at Myers Park!
SIGN UP ONLINE HERE to volunteer or print this paper form and put it in the PTSO box in the main office or send it to your student’s homeroom teacher.
All Volunteers are required to register with CMS on a yearly basis. To register or update, CLICK HERE.
Listed below are some of our volunteer opportunities, check the form for the full listing.
Parent Mentor: A commitment to regular meetings over the course of a year can help a student achieve success. Work with Counselors and Administrators to connect with and guide a student that could benefit from a consistent adult relationship. Time/days flexible and mostly self-scheduled. MPHS Staff: Brian Freeland
Final Exam Proctors: Proctors are vital to our school meeting state testing requirements. Monitor rooms during standardized testing to allow teachers more flexibility and provide the best testing environment possible. Days in January, May, June. MPHS Staff: Amber Dowdy
Campus Beautification: 2 options: 1st: Occasional Saturdays, work to spruce up campus, assist with planting flowers, mulch, and general clean-up. Great for working parents or student service hours. Power yard tools welcome. 2nd: Work a few hours a month to maintain pre-assigned flower bed or pots. MPHS Staff: Michelle Richards
Outreach: Provide assistance to MP students in need. This may mean buying a coat, extra school supplies, snacks for academic support programs, collect gift cards for essential needs or locating new and/or gently used household items for an MP family in transition. Support includes crisis needs and long term drives. No meetings.
Tour Guides: Conduct school tours for prospective parents and students. Tours are given at several scheduled events, various days during the school year at 9:30am or by appointment. Training provided.
Attendance Office: Volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts to assist with absence letters, late arrivals, and early dismissals. Time of day is flexible. Monthly.
Senior Exit Project Review Board: Serve on panel with faculty and other parents to listen to students briefly present findings from a research project. Morning or afternoon shift; 3 dates per year. Great job for underclass parents to learn what their student will have to do before graduation. Training provide same day.
Health Room: Donate supplies (band aids/tissue/Dixie cups, etc)
Grade Level Events/9th Grade: Event helpers needed for Fall morning coffee and/or Fall evening program and/or student event
Grade Level Events/10th Grade: Event helpers needed for Fall evening program and/or student event.
Grade Level Events/11th Grade:Event helpers needed for Fall evening program and/or student event.
Grade Level Events/12th Grade/Senior Events:Senior parents needed for a few daytime events and one evening event. This may include Senior Assembly & Breakfast and Senior Carnival. No planning help needed, just event day helpers to support the MP staff.
Prom/Sadie/Homecoming Support: Ticket Processing: Assist MP staff with handing out tickets during lunch.
Prom/Sadie/Homecoming Support: At Prom: Assist MP staff, take tickets, serve punch, distribute souvenirs and enjoy a beautiful evening. Recommended for underclass parents.
Staff Appreciation: Help show appreciation for the MPHS staff by sending in food, drinks, supplies for monthly Staff Appreciation days. Occasional event day volunteers needed.
Staff Meetings: Provide refreshments for monthly faculty meetings.
Guidance Department: Help as needed during registration, the start of each semester and other busy times of year. Provide refreshments or treats for special occasions including Counselor appreciation. Provide support for awards ceremonies.
Media Relations: Assist co-chairs to spread the word on events, news about student awards, etc. at Myers Park
Parent Resources: Do you own/manage a company that has goods/services that could benefit MPHS? The PTSO values our parent/business relationships and wants to support our local businesses. All types of companies: restaurants, landscaping, t-shirt vendors, interior design, marketing, etc.
Special Skills: If you have a special skill (debate, marketing, auditor, tree removal, construction, painting, foreign languages, photography, landscaping, etc.), please consider sharing!
MP Alumni Only: If you are a Myers Park Alumni we are thrilled that you are back on the MP campus.