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Parent Representative Organization

The Parent Representative Organization, commonly referred to as PRO, oversees parent volunteers in support of school wide activities and events. These events offer a wide variety of opportunities to get involved, make friends, and make a positive and lasting difference at Country Day School.

PRO Information

PRO Committees

Auction

Held every other year, this festive evening event is the school’s major fundraiser. It draws upon a wide array of parent talents – solicitation of donations, sponsorships, marketing, logistics and event planning to produce an evening of philanthropy and community. The next Auction will be held in March of 2019.

Book Fair

Held every fall this event seeks to encourage a love of reading and books in our children through the organizing of a book fair where parents can purchase books for their own personal enjoyment or make donations to our school library.

CDS Community Builders

This committee works to support and celebrate a sense of pride in being part of the CDS community. School spirit is fostered through the sale of school branded merchandise while financial support is generated through the sale of custom art work tiles that are permanently on display.

Community Outreach

Organize initiatives that strive to introduce to our children the idea of helping others in age-appropriate ways. Coordinate and work directly with teachers, children and outside community organizations.

Finance

Provides support to other PRO committees in the tracking, budgeting and reporting of finances associated with revenue generating events.

Fundraising

Raises unrestricted financial support for Country Day School. These funds are critical for the addition of resources to the classrooms, maintaining our extensive grounds, sustaining our scholarship program and more. Initiatives focus on the annual fund and the development of corporate/community partnerships.

Outdoor Classroom

Serve as stewards in efforts to support the on-going maintenance and enhancement of our historic grounds. Volunteers coordinate fund raising efforts with local nurseries, build community through coordinating classrooms in the spring ‘Big Dig’ to beautify our campus and support teachers in their efforts to fully utilize our grounds as an extension of their classrooms.

PRO Classroom Representative

Representatives attend monthly PRO meetings and serve as a liaison with their classroom teachers to help coordinate classroom specific special events, sign-ups, parent volunteers, and teacher appreciation projects. The PRO chairs and Administration select all Classroom Representatives.

Social

This committee plans and organizes two parent-only social functions; a December holiday party and an End-of-Year celebration. These ‘friend raising’ events are filled with fun and food and provide an opportunity to celebrate friendships made and memories shared.

Spring Fair

A perennial favorite, the long standing tradition of the CDS Spring Fair is held the first Saturday in May and is open to all. As a completely parent-run event, it takes many, many volunteers to staff and organize crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, food, and fun for the entire family.

Teacher Appreciation

Parent volunteers provide 4-5 themed luncheons for faculty and staff throughout the school year. These luncheons typically include homemade and/or catered fare and seasonal decorations.

Yearbook

Coordinate with other parents to attend and photograph classroom and school wide events. Photos are incorporated into a yearbook available to families as a permanent remembrance and treasured keepsake of their special time spent at CDS.

Parent Sign-Ups

"Fall Into Reading" Book Fair Events

The Country Day School "Fall Into Reading" Book Fair is coming soon and we need your help. Please volunteer on the Sign Up Genius below - there are many different shifts available and ways to help. You are welcome to sign up for more than one shift too! Thank you in advance for helping us make the Book Fair a success!


Volunteer to Help with Book Fair

Volunteer Throughout the Year

PRO offers something for every level of involvement and time commitment. You can volunteer to support a committee by working a shift, indicate your interest in becoming a PRO rep in the classroom or take on a larger role. We encourage you to choose what best suits your circumstances this year, and no one is expected to do it all!

Please feel free to contact us at any time, or come to a PRO meeting to learn more. Our information is below.

We look forward to seeing all of you this year!

Haneez Amr and Lara Ramsey
PRO Co-Chairs

Throughout the year we invite you to contact Lynn Hall or your class PRO representative if you'd like to get involved. All interested parents are welcome to attend our monthly PRO meetings, held at 7pm the first Monday of each month.

FUNdraisers

Fun Ways to Support CDS

Mabel's Labels

Back to school labeling just got easier- support Country Day with your order from Mabel's Labels.

Giant A+ School Rewards

Register your Giant Card to support Country Day with every purchase in the program date range by using CDS School ID #04035.  Register once and you're all set!

Amazon Smile

Register online to support Country Day whenever you shop on Amazon.  Select us once, and you're all set!

Upcoming PRO Events

For more information about PRO events or committees, please contact the PRO liaison, Lynn Hall.

Lhall@countryday.org

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