Attention all DUDES (dads, granddads, uncles, etc.)!
For those of you who have been part of the Pelham Road Elementary family you may remember our SIC ran a program called Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of great students) Unfortunately, due to COVID restrictions the past couple of years we had to pause our program.
We are thrilled to announce that the program is returning! We understand that many of you will have questions about what the program is, and what being a Watch D.O.G.S involves.
Please see the below link with information (i.e. a FAQ). If your question is not answered, please contact us and we are happy to answer any additional questions you may have. Please email [email protected] with any additional questions.
In the past when you volunteered for a WATCH D.O.G.S shift it was for the entire school day; however, we realize that times have changed, and this may not be possible for everyone. We welcome you to sign up and come in for any length of time that works for you. You may want to come in for the morning, mid-day, hangout on the playground, help out in the lunchroom or towards the end of the school day.
We ask that when you sign up for your WATCH D.O.G day, you list what time you are are able to come in. This will allow prepare for your arrival, and set up a schedule of the interactions you can have with our students. We also recognize that everyone has different talents, and is comfortable with different things. We trust that our new way of doing WATCH D.O.G.S will help make everyone feel confident and increase involvement of our dads.
Please note that you must be a volunteer level II to sign up for a WATCH D.O.G.S. time slot. To apply to become a volunteer level II, or to check your current volunteer status, please visit the below link.
https://apps.raptortech.com/Volunteer/Login/MzE6Vm9sdW50ZWVyOmVuLVVT - Please note you will need to create a login to access this site.
Finally, here is the link to the National WATCH D.O.G.S website. If your interested, they even have shirts you can purchase to show your status as a WATCH D.O.G! These are great to wear during you time as a WATCH D.O.G. Wearing a WATCH DOG shirt is not required.