Arts Created Together (ACT) Programming
Working with classroom teachers, parent book arts related programs that enhance the cirriculum at Fiske.
A series of parent lead nature walks on school property and adjacent lands that enhances the science and social studies curriculum for each grade.
Kids Cooking Green
Through hands on cooking and lively classroom presentations, students learn about nutrition and the positive impact eating locally can have on the environment, and their bodies
The Science Fair showcases grade 2- 5 student 'inventions' and 'experiments.
Committee members work with classroom teachers to book science programs that complement the Fiske science curriculum.
Fourth Grade Science Club
The 4th grade Science Club meets weekly over a three month period to explore different scientific experiments and projects.
Halloween Fun Fest for the Arts
Parents plan a festive fall event to raise money to suuport Arts Created Together curriculum enrichment programs.
Our Box Tops committee helps collect the Box Tops (that parents clip) from our students and sends them in twice a year to earn a donation for Fiske.
Fiske Frost Silent Auction
Parents assist in the food, beverage and decorating selections for the evening and also write to, or call, vendors seeking donations to raise money for our school.
Parents help comb hair and straighten collars at the annual school picture day held in September.
Teacher Silent Auction
Volunteers are needed to solicit donations from teachers, publicize the donations, and run the auction on the day of the Fiske Fair.
We already have the bingo machine and supplies, so volunteers focus on publicizing the January event, obtaining prizes and recruiting a Bingo Master to make the calls.
Diversity Pot Luck Supper
Volunteers help generate publicity and set up the gym for an evening of international cuisine in November.
Family Math Nights
Parents help set-up grade appropriate math games in the school cafeteria. Parents do not need to be math gurus to participate!
Volunteers are needed to distribute sign-up forms, collect payments, order the pizza and layout the gym! This event will take on the same day as Field Day.
Parents run all aspects of the annual fair (held in late May) including games, prizes, entertainment, food etc.
Metco Family Friends
Families are matched with a Boston Family and participate in monthly "family friend playdates" and an end of year pizza party.
Parents organize a fall and spring events for new families and answer questions and concerns of parents new to Fiske.
Fiske School Website
Parents with web design skills update and maintain the PTO sections of the Fiske Website.
Volunteers compile address and contact information for the 2010-2011 school directory.
Parents assist the PE teacher in coordinating a June morning full of outdoor games and sports.
Landscaping, Chair: Lee Webster
Parents add some color to the grounds with perennials and annuals, as needed.
Parents work with staff and students to lighten Fiske’s “environmental footprint” by reducing, re-using and recycling.
Room parents help facilitate classroom to home communication, recruit volunteers for PTO events and work with teachers to plan class celebrations.
Teacher Appreciation Luncheon
Parents prepare and set-up a delicious lunch for all Fiske teachers and staff on the first Thursday afternoon in May.
Safe Routes to School
Promote 'walk to school' days and advocate anti-idling and less traffic at our school.