The annual Gunn High School Turkey Feast is upon us, and we need your help to make this event a success. Every year we feed over 1600 students, faculty and staff a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. We still need turkeys, pies and vegetarian options. Additional hands are needed for food prep and clean up. Sign up here. Ask your student about this event and they will tell you it’s one of their favorites! No time to cook? Please consider making a monetary donation to help cover the costs of mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy. Make checks payable to “Gunn High School” and write “2017 Turkey Feast” in the memo. Drop-off at the Main Office or mail them to Donna Pioppi, 3920 El Cerrito Road, Palo Alto, CA 94306 or donate online to PTSA’s Paypal address: firstname.lastname@example.org put “2017 Turkey Feast” in the memo field.
Help needed: Volunteer to translate the Gunn Connection and other Gunn /PTSA Information (Bilingual English/Chinese – work from home! )
If you’re thinking of utilizing bi-lingual language capabilities, improving your language skills and/or earning community service hours, help support the Gunn community in a virtual and flexible manner, consider joining the Gunn Translation Team.
Johns Hopkins University identifies “Volunteering” as one of the essential ways a parent can contribute to a student’s success at school. Gunn High School and the Gunn PTSA have many volunteer opportunities, some that bring parents on campus to serve students directly, and some working with other parents on school-related projects – all of which are designed to support students and the school. Being on campus is especially beneficial for parents so you can experience the Gunn “ecosystem” yourself!
Check out all the GUNN PTSA volunteer positions available. Key positions we are looking to fill: Parent Ed co-chairs; Co-moderators of the Spanish and Korean Parent Networks; International Potluck co-chairs; Student Appreciation and Staff Appreciation event co-chairs; and helpers at all our big food events!
Click here to look at ways to help at Gunn High School directly (not through the PTSA)!
It takes a village of volunteers to look after all our kids. Please consider being generous with your time these last weeks of school.
ALL SCHOOL BBQ:
On Friday, May 26th, 81 parent volunteers are needed for the all-school BBQ luncheon. The PTSA will be serving hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken, salad, chips and ice water free to every student and staffer at Gunn to help celebrate the end of the year. This is always a very joyous event for all. Please bring friends to help.
We need help with set-up, grilling, serving or (everyone’s favorite) clean up. Please sign up on: www.tinyurl.com/GunnSpringBBQ2017
SNACKS DURING FINALS TESTING:
On Tuesday, May 30 and Wednesday, May 31st, 59 parent volunteers are needed to serve snacks to students at brunch and lunch during Finals Testing. The PTSA will provide fruits, popcorn and bagels with cream cheese. If you have a friend, please bring him or her, or both.
You may elicit smiles from stressed students by helping set up, spreading cream cheese, serving or cleaning up. Please sign up on: www.tinyurl.com/GunnSpringFinals2017
BACK TO SCHOOL PACKET STUFFING:
Gunn Needs Many Hands! We’re looking for parent volunteers to help stuff flyers into the Back To School packets which will be sent to families in the fall. If you can spare a few hours on June 5, 6, or 7, please sign up at the below link – and feel free to sign up for as many sessions as you’d like! http://signup.com/go/lfBHMOK
We still need 290 more Gunn parent volunteers for the International Pot Luck on Thursday, April 20.
Please sign up: www.tinyurl.com/GunnInternational2017
Pot luck will be served during an extended lunch time from 12:30pm to 1:45pm. Purchase tickets at the SAC for students and staff for $5. Scholarship and Free & Reduced students are free.