Volunteer

Lend your time & talents

Schoolwide Events

Event 

Description  

Date 

Help Needed 

Contact 

The Lex Gala 

An elegant evening of drinks, dining, dancing and auctions to support Lex!

April 25, 2020

Co-Chairs needed. Volunteers needed to plan the party, procure items, setup, and run the event.

Jog-a-Thon 

All-student running event, with students earning pledges for their laps.

Oct 25, 2019

Co-Chairs needed. Volunteers needed to mark laps, serve water and snacks, setup and cleanup.

Fun Day

Year-end carnival with booths, field games, food and fun!

May 29, 2020

Co-Chairs needed. Volunteers needed to run booths and activities, serve lunch, set-up and clean-up.

Beth Stark

vp@lexhsc.org

Family Science Night 

A free family night of inquiry-based science activities with the Children's Discovery Museum.

Feb 25, 2020

Chair needed to plan and execute event with team.

Thanksgiving Celebration

All school celebration at lunchtime.

Nov 22, 2019

Parents needed to set up and serve pie.

Georgia Howard

volunteer@lexhsc.org

Halloween Carnival

Afternoon of spooky games and activities. 

Oct 31, 2019

Chair needed. Parent volunteers needed at the event.

Science Fair 

All school Science Fair.

March 18, 2020

Volunteers needed to help set up and clean up.

Anna Kearney

Book Faire 

The MPR becomes a children's book store, with proceeds supporting our library and other HSC programs.

March 3-5, 2020

Chair Needed. Volunteers needed to set up and to work at the sale.

Beth Stark

vp@lexhsc.org

School and Program Help

Activity

Description  

Help Needed 

Contact 

Room Parents

Parent liaisons in each class who organize class parties and activities, and send out reminders about field trips or other special class activities.

Look out for your room parent's info-packed emails, and  help out when they call for volunteers.

Georgia Howard

volunteer@lexhsc.org

Life Lab Parents

Work with your child's class on ecology-based science projects in the garden. Help build and maintain our burgeoning Lex Life Lab program.

1-2 parents per classroom needed.

2-3 projects per year.

School Site Council Parent Representative

Provide a parent perspective on Lex's School Site Council.

Attend 6 meetings per school year

Lauren Honda, Principal

lhonda@lgusd.org

Kiln Parents

Work with your child's class on clay projects twice per year.  

1-2 parents per classroom needed. 

LexEcology

Dedicated to promoting green & sustainable programs at Lex. 

So many ways to help! Garden, composting, assisting the student Green Team, Beautification Days and more. 

Project Cornerstone

A YMCA program that uses children’s literature to build positive relationships, opportunities, values, and skills, known collectively as Developmental Assets.

3 hours per month, including 40-minute training on the selected book (1st Friday of the month), lesson prep, and classroom lesson (arranged with teacher). 

Running Club

Help the kids count their laps as they run for fitness!

Volunteers needed to assist on Thursday mornings.

Grant Writing

Seek grant money to support school programs and projects. 

Chair needed. 10-15 hours per year. 

Community Sponsor Program

Culitvate sponsorships from local businesses to support Lex HSC. Can raise $7500 per year or more!

Chair needed. 5-10 hours per year. 

Yard Duty

Supervise kids during lunchtime, allowing teachers more time for lesson planning and classroom prep that benefits all students.

Help needed Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 12:00-12:50 pm. 

Jill Mayo

jmayo@lgusd.org

River Rock Art Project

Help new Lex students paint their own river rock to add to our art project in the Lex Life Lab. 

Chair needed. 2-3 hours per year. 

Pizza Lunch Program

Pick up pizza and deliver to Lex for Global Citizen pizza lunch. 

Chair needed. Drop off at Lex at 11:45 a.m. one Friday per month

Library

Assist in the library when classes visit. 

Volunteers needed to assist weekly for 1-2 hours on Fridays at lunch time.

Georgia Howard

volunteer@lexhsc.org

Yearbook

Gather pictures of your child's class for the yearbook.

Co-chair needed. Volunteers needed for each classroom to take, collect, and organize pictures.

Trash Free Tuesday & Thursday

Support our students' efforts to reduce lunch waste!

Chair needed. 1-4 hours per month. 

Math Olympiads

Coach 4th and 5th grade students in after-school math enrichment program.

Weekly, October-March

Parenting Continuum Liaison

Help bring socio-emotional education and support to the Los Gatos community. See Parenting Continuum web site for more information. 

Monthly meetings 

Caren Cadile

Contact Volunteer Coordinator Georgia Howard with any questions. 

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