2020-2021 Parents

2020 - 2021 Bosque School Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are critical to the success of numerous Bosque School activities! It is estimated that we utilize over 2000 volunteer hours per year.  With an average of ~500 households, those volunteer hours can be broken down to ~ 4 hours per household.  Would you please consider volunteering for at least 4 hours across the 2020-2021 school year?  Attached you will find a pdf summarizing the various volunteer opportunities listed here to help you identify which opportunities best fit your availability. We promise that Bosque Volunteers receive as much benefit as they contribute when volunteering on campus!!

(Please feel free to sign up for as many of these volunteer opportunities that you are interested in or would like more information about. You will receive an email with more details and a more specific sign up form for each volunteer opportunity you select as the respective date draws near.)

 

If you have any questions, please contact Dana Lester, BPA Volunteer Coordinator, at 505-710-2012.

Date: 05/28/2021 (Fri.)

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Bosque Bakers - The Bosque Bakers provide yummy, homemade goodies as part of the hospitality aspect of events such as Parent Coffees, A View of Bosque Open House, performing arts shows, and MS Dances just to name a few.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year!--Bake on your own schedule as you are available, deliver goodies as instructed. This can involve the whole family!

 
9 slots filled - more available
Lisa Ivener
Danika Nowatzke
Vina Baca
Jen Ellefson
Kelly Smyer
Anna Vigil
Jennifer Chadwick
Michelle Dowdican
Sarah Simms

Bosque Parent Association - The BPA Committee, which includes representatives from each grade, meets monthly to stay updated on school news, communicate with administration, plan for events, and recognize and celebrate the faculty/staff.

Date/Time: BPA monthly meeting are normally 4:30-6:00 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.-- Attend monthly BPA meetings, send out occasional email communication to parents in your grade, and other committee work as you choose to get involved in.

 
14 slots filled - more available
Caroline Cervantes
Karen Davidson
6th grade
Kristina Perea
Jennie McCary
8th grade
Torri Jacobus
6th grade
Michelle Lyden
Antoinette Wright
Anna Indahl
Benita Terrell
Kelly Smyer
Jennifer Anderson
11th grade Rep
Sabrina R.
Kathy Powers-Jordan
Lisa Bishop

Bosque Booster Committee(BBC) Sales Team -The BBC is the fundraising arm of the BPA. All funds raised are granted to the students/faculty through a funds request system to support special funding needs that are not covered in the budget.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year! --The BBC Sales Team is a trained group of volunteers who are knowledgeable about the merchandise available, set up and work sales booths at events.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Jennifer Anderson
would be happy to help with sales

Parent Coffees - The Bosque School Administration hosts parent coffees throughout the year to inform and educate parents on special topics relevant to parenting and education.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year, some mornings/some evenings.-- Volunteers are needed to help set up refreshments and welcome attendees.

 
4 slots filled - more available
devon finnegan
Kelly Smyer
Laura Bassein
Sarah Simms

Drama Performance Support - The Bosque School Drama Department depends on the help of volunteers to help behind the scenes for the numerous productions it schedules throughout the school year.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--Volunteers are needed to help with costumes, makeup, keeping young actors ready when they are off stage, providing refreshments for performance days, ticket sales, etc.

 
10 slots filled - more available
devon finnegan
Gary Weissmann
Laura Bassein
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice
Elizabeth Dickson
Elizabeth Dickson
Rosalie Bergamo
Sabrina R.
Barbara Blewett

Science Olympiad Coaches - The Bosque School Science Olympiad Teams are supported by volunteer coaches throughout the school year as the students study, explore, and prepare for their annual competitions.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--Attend Science Olympiad team meetings, be responsible for a certain Science topic, help students advance their Science knowledge and understand the competition format.

 

Drivers for class field trips & service learning excursions

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--Drive to and from field trips throughout the year. Please note which grades you are interested in driving for.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Luisa Baca
Laura Bassein
Rosario Gonzales

Sofia Center for Professional Development

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--Volunteers are needed to help prepare for events and also host monthly events.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Laura Bassein
Sarah Simms
Sabrina R.

Athletic Department Support

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--Support the athletic department by working the concession stand, score keeping and ticket sales.

 
7 slots filled - more available
Antoinette Wright
Raelene Martinez
Leslie Morris
Vina Baca
Shawna Douma
Jennifer Anderson
VB parent
Nechelle Gist

Annual Fund Representatives - Serve as an ambassador to your child’s grade to educate other parents about the importance of the Annual Fund and inspire them to donate.

Date/Time: Various dates throughout the year.--You may attend parent meetings and events, contact parents via email, and participate in the Phon-a-Thon in the spring.

 
1 slot filled - more available
Tara Gohr
class of '21 and '23

Fall Fiesta Committee - Help the Development Department plan and implement one of Bosque School’s most fun traditions.

Date/Time: June-September, ~3 hrs/month--Committee will evaluate current games, vendors, etc. to help keep the event fun and exciting; recruit and organize volunteers; plan activities and promotions.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Danika Nowatzke
Rosario Gonzales

Grandparent Day Committee - Help the Development Department plan and organize Grandparent Day.

Date/Time: August-November, ~3 hrs/month.--Committee will evaluate Grandparent Day program and practices with a goal of improving the event, as well as recruit and organize volunteers and help day-of.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Luisa Baca
Sherre Franklin

New Student Orientation - New students and their parents/guardians start the school year a day early so they can meet their advisors, find their lockers, and start to meet their fellow students.

Date/Time: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 ~7-9 am--Help the Admissions Department set up the breakfast reception, host the check in table, and help direct the newest members of our community to locations across campus.

 
3 slots filled - more available
devon finnegan
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice

9th Grade Retreat & Family Social Monday, August 17th (10)

Need 10th Grade Family Volunteers; Monday August 17th from 4pm - 9 pm ; 9th grade families gather for this annual picnic at the start of each school year. Description of Volunteer Opportunity: Current 10th grade parents set-up, host, and clean up for t

 
1 of 10 slots filled
Torri Jacobus

Back to School Night Thursday, September 3, 2020

 

Fall Fiesta is a fun community building and fundraising event. Fall Fiesta is set up in Sanchez Park and has the feel of a good ‘ol country fair with live performances, numerous carnival games, food trucks and much more!

Date/Time: Th/Fri/Sat September 24, 25, 26, 2020 various shifts throughout this time frame.--Fill a shift or two to help set up for Fall Fiesta, or work a game booth during Fall Fiesta, and clean up after the event.

 
15 slots filled - more available
Caroline Cervantes
Danika Nowatzke
Jennie McCary
Shana Zink
Becki Branch
devon finnegan
Shawna Douma
Gary Weissmann
Elizabeth Dickson
Elizabeth Dickson
Jennifer Anderson
Rosalie Bergamo
Anna Vigil
Tania Goldfeder
Barbara Blewett

A View of Bosque is our annual admissions open house held each year to welcome potential new students and families to Bosque School and inform them of the special offerings at our school. This is a very exciting and wonderful event - the Event of the Year

Date/Time: Sunday, October 4, 2020 ~1-5pm.--Volunteers are needed at the welcome tables, to be campus guides in helping visitors find their way, and to be hospitable as a current parent willing to share your experiences of Bosque School parent to parent.

 
5 slots filled - more available
devon finnegan
Gary Weissmann
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice
Jennifer Lucil

Poinsettia Sales Fundraiser Co-chairs- Each fall the BPA sells beautiful poinsettia to raise money to support our students. (2)

Date/Time: November- early December 2020 -- The chair will advertise, collect orders, purchase, and distribute poinsettias for this sale. Ideally, we would love to have a couple of MS volunteers.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Sabrina R.

Grandparent Day is an annual tradition hosted by the Development Department when all grandparents of current students are invited to come to campus for a special morning of activities with their grandchildren.

Date/Time: Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 ~6 am-1 pm, shifts within--Volunteers are needed to set up the reception, help at the welcome tables, to be helpers at the photography area, and to help grandparents as needed throughout the event.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Caroline Cervantes
Luisa Baca
Sherre Franklin

Admission Testing - Each year the Admission Department hosts testing dates for all incoming students applying to any of the tri-schools.

Date/Time: Saturdays, December and January, ~7-11 am--Set up refreshments, host welcome tables, to be campus guides, and to be hospitable as a current parent willing to share your experiences of Bosque School parent to parent.

 
6 slots filled - more available
Caroline Cervantes
Torri Jacobus
Michelle Lyden
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice
Rosario Gonzales

6th Grade Winter Parent Night - This is a new social gathering for specifically the parents/guardians of 6th graders to give them an opportunity to get to know each other better and share their experiences so far.

Date/Time: January 2021 --Volunteers are needed to set up refreshments and at the welcome table.

 
4 slots filled - more available
Benita Terrell
Kelly Smyer
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice

MS Parent Social - This is a new social gathering for specifically the parents/guardians of 7th & 8th graders to give them an opportunity to get to know each other better and share their experiences.

Date/Time: February 2021 -- Volunteers are needed to set up refreshments and at the welcome table.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice
Michelle Dowdican

US Parent Social - This is a new social gathering for specifically the parents/guardians of 9th-12th graders to give them an opportunity to get to know each other better and share their experiences.

Date/Time: February 2021 -- Volunteers are needed to set up refreshments and at the welcome table.

 
6 slots filled - more available
Becki Branch
Mitchie Benavidez
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice
Elizabeth Dickson
Elizabeth Dickson

New Parent Reception -- Parents/guardians of new students for the next school year are invited to come, meet the head of school, get to know each other and learn more about the exciting school year to come.

Date/Time: TBD 2021 ~4-8 pm -- Volunteers are needed to welcome guests, set up, host informational tables and answer questions parent to parent.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Danielle Cossett
Peter Menice

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Week --The BPA designates one special week each year to spoil and show our immense appreciation to the faculty & staff at Bosque School.

Date/Time: April 5-7 shifts within.--Volunteers are needed to bake pies, host the breakfast, donate and coordinate gifts, provide food for the dinner, set-up/host/clean-up for the appreciation dinner.

 
8 slots filled - more available
Danika Nowatzke
Shana Zink
devon finnegan
Kelly Smyer
Jennifer Anderson
Rosalie Bergamo
Sabrina R.
Amelia Ranney

Annual Fund Call-a-Thon - Development Department. Final year-end effort to meet Annual Fund goals for fundraising and participation.

Date/Time: One or two evenings in April.--Help with the final push to meet Annual Fund goal by calling parents and asking for participation.

 

Senior Colloquium (hosted by 11th grade parents)-Each year the seniors wrap up their year long senior thesis efforts with a public presentation of their research. This two night event is supplemented with refreshments for the seniors and their aud

Date/Time: Wednesday, May 19 & Thursday, May 20, 2021, ~5-9 pm each night--Volunteers are needed to set up, host and clean up each night.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Caroline Cervantes
Mitchie Benavidez
Gary Weissmann

Grand Finale Concert on the Quad - A highlight of the end of school year activities is this annual performance which also includes the distribution of summer reading orders and often a Development Department activity.

Date/Time: Friday, May 21, 2021~2-5 pm--Volunteers are needed to distribute the summer reading books, sell snow-cones, help the Development Department share news and or celebrate accomplishments by passing out items.

 
3 slots filled - more available
Benita Terrell
Tania Goldfeder
Barbara Blewett

8th Grade Graduation Celebration (hosted by 7th grade parents) After the 8th Grade Ceremony, a reception is hosted for the 8th graders and their guests to celebrate this important milestone.

Date/Time: Thursday, May 27, 2021 ~9-11 am -- Volunteers are needed to set up, cut and distribute cake and drinks for the reception.

 

Commencement Celebration (hosted by 11th grade parents) After the Commencement Ceremony, a reception is hosted for the graduates and their guests to celebrate this important milestone.

Date/Time: Friday, May 28, 2021 ~9-11 am --Volunteers are needed to assist the upper school admin for the reception.

 
2 slots filled - more available
Vina Baca
Mitchie Benavidez
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