Newton North depends on the generosity of parent/guardian volunteers to help keep our community informed, connected, and strong. Can you help? Please consider the excellent opportunities below.
Questions? Please contact co-presidents@NorthPTSO.org.
Work with other PTSO co-president and committee chairs to run Newton North PTSO. Strong organizational, people, and technical skills needed. Previous PTO experience is a plus, but not required. Time commitment: 10-15 hours per week.
Work with current chair and with co-presidents to determine PTSO meeting content and arrange logistics. Attend PTSO board meetings (every six weeks during the school year). Time commitment: September to June, one hour every two weeks.
Grants and projects co-chair
Screen grant requests from teachers and staff and allocate funds for classroom enrichment. Attend PTSO board meetings (every six weeks during the school year). Time commitment: November through March, one hour per week.
Take notes at PTSO board meetings and publish minutes. Attend PTSO board meetings (every six weeks during the school year).
Help oversee the post-prom party for all seniors (June). Event planning and team leading skills helpful. Time commitment: February through early June, 3 hours per week.
Serve as liaison between NNHS and parents in each grade. Time commitment: September to June, one hour every two weeks.
Northside Dining Adventure co-chair
Run annual parent social event (November). Time commitment: September through mid-November, one hour per week.
Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices co-chair
Help PTSO organize yearly Just Think: Teens Making Smart Choices prevention expo (January). Time commitment: November through January, two hours per week.
Help PTSO co-presidents arrange content for the weekly e-newsletter, Tiger News, and post stories on PTSO website.
Attend weekly morning meetings with students, faculty, staff, and principal in a non-voting but advisory capacity to help determine school policies.
Help current webmaster with technical oversight of PTSO website. Knowledge of Drupal programming helpful but not required.