Events Committee

Help plan any of our fun events: Film Fest, the Halloween Carnival, Fun Run, and Fun Fest.


Positions (4/14 filled)

Event Committee Chair Signed Up: 2 / 2

VP of Volunteers and AVP to assume this role. 

Film Fest Leads Signed Up: 1 / 2

Takes place around the second Saturday in October in the evening. A movie is picked and shown on a rented screen in the Middle yard. There is food, glow sticks, popcorn and deserts for sale. This is a great Grattan tradition that is looked forward to every year!
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Halloween Carnival Leads Signed Up: 3 / 3

On Halloween day or on Friday if it falls on the weekend. Carnival style booths are set up in the courtyard during the school day. All classrooms cycle through by grade throughout the day. Fifth graders set up a haunted house. Leads coordinate and set up booths, decorations and make sure they are all staffed.

Halloween Carnival - Dance Lead Signed Up: 0 / 1

Choreograph the 5th grade dance and run rehearsals.
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Halloween Carnival - Haunted House Lead Signed Up: 0 / 2

Create, manage and set up the Haunted House. 5th graders will help with this!
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Fun Run Leads Signed Up: 2 / 2

Takes place on a Friday in the spring during the school day. Kids run laps around the school to raise money for both the school and a chosen charity. This event is best when it is run by the same folks from year to year, and this year our 2 veterans will be showing the ropes to 2 new main leads, and 2 new sub lead positions.

Fun Fest Leads Signed Up: 4 / 4

This is the school carnival and is the largest school event of the year. It takes place on the first or second weekend day in May from 11-4pm. The leads coordinate the overall event, one for logistics (rentals, street closures, overall plan, etc.) and one for marketing/communication (posters, signs, tickets in folders, etc.) - or could be split in whatever way makes sense for the 2 leads.

Fun Fest - Volunteer Coordinator Signed Up: 0 / 1

Recruits and communicates with all the leads, determines volunteer needs, creates/monitors sign ups, communicates via Bee for volunteer needs/status.
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Fun Fest - Food Lead Signed Up: 0 / 1

Coordinates and manages all of the food options for the Fun Fest.
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Fun Fest - Booth Lead Signed Up: 0 / 1

In charge of activity booths (staffing and placement), and ticket booth and sales
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5th Grade Graduation Ceremony Lead Signed Up: 0 / 2

This is historically done by 4th Grade families. Lead the efforts to decorate the Cafeteria for graduation and provide snacks and treats for the graduates and their families!
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5th Grade Graduation Party Leads Signed Up: 1 / 2

Organize the 5th grade graduation dinner/party on the night of graduation. This is done by a 5th Grade families.
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Active Volunteer Signed Up: 9 / 50

I have helped or plan to help this committee with its activities.

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Interested Volunteer Signed Up: 16 / 100

I am interested in volunteering with this committee and would like to receive emails from time to time about its activities.

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