School Involvement

Arms reaching out in a circleThe staff at B.F. Day considers parents, guardians and community volunteers to be very special resources. Parents, guardians and others are encouraged to help in all classrooms, programs, and extracurricular activities. If you have time and skills you can donate, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@bfdayptsa.org or call the school office at 206-252-6010.

Seattle Public Schools is grateful for each parent and community member who contributes to the success of students. We have thousands of volunteers who work in a variety of capacities in Seattle Public Schools. There many ways to volunteer. Seattle Public Schools Policy No. 5630 recognizes the valuable contribution by volunteers. In order to provide students with a safe environment and allow for a variety of opportunities for volunteering, please complete the volunteer forms.

Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:

PTSA

PTSA is an active fund-raising and morale-building coalition composed of B.F. Day staff members and parents, legal guardians and students. Please visit the B.F. Day PTSA website at: http://www.bfdayptsa.org to learn more.


Village Project

Help transform class ideas into kid-sized shops that will be open to the community. This year's Village Project date has not been set.


Spring Clean-up Daycleaning supplies

Join us as we beautify the grounds around B.F. Day School. Several clean-up days will be announced soon.


The Learning Resource Center (Library)

The Learning Resource Center is used daily by students and adults.


Family Dinners

Twice a year B. F. Day hosts dinners for B. F. Day families and community.


Playground SupervisionPlayground slide

Parents, guardians and people from the community are encouraged to help us supervise children during the morning and afternoon recess periods.


Special events, field trips and classroom activities

Throughout the school year there are many opportunities to involve volunteers in extracurricular activities.


Mentors & Tutors

Students benefit greatly from the personalized attention of a mentor or tutor. We welcome those of you who would like to be a special friend to a student or someone who can assist children in class assignments.


stack of booksReading & Math Helpers

Reading and Math helpers are needed in each classroom to work 1-on-1 with students.


Special Expertise

If you have a talent or an area of expertise you can share with us, please do! We could use volunteer assistance in our office, with students, on the grounds, and on everything from mechanical to health and nutrition matters.


Computer Labtwo students working at a computer

Each classroom visits the computer lab weekly with the help of parents and volunteers.


Community Partners

Many businesses such as Windermere Real Estate, Lakeview office as well as the Windermere Foundation, Marketime Foods, Dr. Martin Cahn, Hales Ales, Fremont Rotary, Fremont Chamber of Commerce, PCC Fremont, the UPS Store in Fremont, Google, Starbucks @ Ballard Fred Meyer, Ballard Fred Meyer, Tutta Bella (Wallingford), Display and Costume, Metropolitan Market (Queen Anne), and Frame Up help B.F. Day by providing goods, services, and volunteers.

Please contact Carrie Bauer (cbauer@seattleschools.org) in the Main Office 206-252-6010 to learn more about volunteering or the PTSA volunteer coordinator at volunteer@bfdayptsa.org.

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