PHCC is a cooperative preschool that requires help and feedback from parents.  Each parent is expected to have a ‘job’ at the school to help keep our program running well and our children happy.

 

SCIENCE

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in presenting a monthly science lesson on your regular working day and planning a science display table on a bi-monthly basis with teacher’s suggestions.

  • 1 per class

 

 

PARENT PROGRAMMER

Your responsibilities include working closely with your child’s teacher in planning and conducting activities for special party days (Halloween, Christmas, Mother’s Day, etc.); assembling games, supplies, stories, etc. to coincide with above; and being a working parent on day of scheduled special party.

Please ask teacher for your class budget and for a copy of the ‘Parent Planners Program Guide’.  Based on your budget you will be partially subsidized for arts/crafts and/or supplies for special event days.  Makes purchases for class and will be reimbursed by submitting a PHCC reimbursement form and attaching receipts.

  • 2 per class

 

 

SCHEDULING

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in scheduling working parents for each school day on a monthly basis and maintaining master list of days worked by individual parents.  Schedule is to be prepared for distribution by the middle of the prior month.  Email format provided by President.  Include all birthdays and build in any summer birthdays.

  • 1 per class

 

 

COOKING

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in planning, preparing and conducting monthly food experience.  Is working parent on cooking day.

  • 1 per class

 

 

FIELD TRIP

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in arranging field trips and any transportation needed.  Prepares, distributes, and collects permission slips; collects money.

  • 1 per class

 

 

LIBRARIAN

Your responsibilities include working closely with your child’s teacher in performing all duties pertaining to the library.  Checks out books for children on Mondays; maintains inventory; and mends books that need repair.  4’s parent job only.

  • 4 AM & 4 PM positions

 

 

LIBRARIAN

Your responsibilities include working closely with your child’s teacher in performing all duties pertaining to the library.  Checks out books from the public library for children to use in school only.  25 books per month, pertaining to curriculum.

  • 3 AM & 3 PM positions

 

 

DRESS UPS

Your responsibilities include checking the dress ups monthly to see if anything needs mending and making the necessary repairs.  Rotate dress ups from the storage room if necessary.

Wash clothes bi-monthly or as needed.

 

 

SCHOLASTIC BOOKS

Your responsibilities include handing out order forms, collecting and processing orders, and sorting and delivering the books when they arrive.

 

 

PLAYGROUND

Your responsibilities include making frequent checks of the playground equipment, arranging for any repairs of broken equipment, advising the board of equipment that needs to be replaced, and making sure that there is enough mulch and that it is evenly dispersed around the play area.  Sweep mulch from sidewalk & parking lot back onto the playground once per week.

 

 

ARTS & CRAFTS

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in preparing any materials needed for art projects (cutting patterns, letters, seasonal cut-outs, etc.).

 

 

RESOURCE

Your responsibilities include working in cooperation with your child’s teacher in preparing any materials needed for art projects (cutting patterns, letters, seasonal cut-outs, etc.).

 

 

HISTORIAN

Each class has a Historian to take pictures (candid photos, at parties, field trips, etc.) throughout the school year of all children in class that have signed the photo release form.  Historians will be compensated at a per student rate for materials used to make the class year books.

Please ask teacher for your class budget.  Any money spent over this budget is the responsibility of the Historian (not parents).  Makes purchases for class and will be reimbursed by submitting a PHCC reimbursement form and attaching receipts.

  • 1 per class

 

 

EQUIPMENT HELPER

Helps to arrange playroom on Monday morning only.  Takes cone and equipment out to playground area.  Equipment will be in a designated spot in classroom.

  • 4 AM position

 

 

RECYCLING

Empty all classroom recycling bins.  Take home for weekly pick-up.

  • 3 PM & 4 PM positions

 

 

VACUUM CLEANER MAINTENANCE

Clean all parts including filter on vacuum monthly.  Ensure that vacuum is empty each week.

  • 3 PM position

 

 

SMOCKS & DRESS UPS

Clean all smocks on a rotating schedule.  Clean at home and return to school in a timely manner.