Parents

The mission of the Calvert School Parents’ Association is to support the administration, faculty, and Calvert School family for the benefit of all and to enhance the campus and community life for every student. The CSPA has worked to enhance communication between the school and the parents, to provide volunteer opportunities, and to oversee events and fundraising efforts which promote community interaction and school spirit.

Get Involved

List of 5 items.

  • Parent Representative Opportunities

    • Parents’ Association Class Representative – serve as a homeroom class representative. Meet regularly, as a group, with the Head of School and Division Head to discuss Division level topics/issues. Assist with classroom activities and parties and coordinate parent involvement when needed, such as mixers and other Middle School activities.
    • Calvert Fund Class Representative – work in conjunction with the Development Office to raise money for The Calvert Fund by soliciting gifts and educating current parents about annual giving at Calvert School.
    • Parent Ambassadors - roles vary based on interest and the needs of the admission office. Opportunities for involvement include: volunteer at admission events, talk with prospective parents throughout the admission process, assist with word of mouth recruitment efforts, serve as Welcome Families for newly enrolled families, attend periodic parent ambassador “check-in” receptions.
  • Event Committee Opportunities

    • Faculty/Staff Appreciation (several opportunities)help coordinate Faculty/Staff Appreciation Days throughout the year by organizing volunteers, food, and securing giveaways.
    • Used Uniform Sales (several opportunities)help organize donated used uniforms, volunteer for shifts during Used Uniform Sales, and promote the dates to other Calvert School families.
    • Grandparents’ Day greet and assist grandparents during the Grandparents’ Day festivities.
    • Taste at Calvert Committee – help plan Taste at Calvert by securing sponsorships and auction donations, organizing donations, creating display boards, volunteering at the event, and more.
    • Calvert Day – help plan Calvert Day by organizing volunteers, prizes, and activities.
  • Classroom Opportunities

    • Library Helper (Lower & Middle School) – help the librarians reshelf books, check students out during their library hours, and volunteer for shifts during the Book Fairs.
    • Art Room Helper (Lower & Middle School) – help the art teachers display art work throughout the school, help clean/organize the art room, and help students clean supplies (as needed).
  • Community Outreach Opportunities

    • Fall Food Drive – help transport donated food to Calvert School’s affiliated partners and promote the drive to the Calvert community.
    • Fall & Spring Blood Drives – help staff the Blood Drive and promote the drive to the Calvert community.
    • Winter Toy Drive – help transport donated toys to Calvert School’s affiliated partners and promote the drive to the Calvert community.
    • MLK Day of Service – help with specific activities during the MLK Day of Service and promote the day of service to the Calvert community.
    • Spring Clothing Drive – help transport donated clothing to Calvert School’s affiliated partners and promote the drive to the Calvert community.
  • Other School Opportunities

    • School Store Volunteer
    • International Week Speaker
    • Assembly Speaker

Upcoming Parent Events:

List of 5 events.

Leadership

List of 3 items.

  • Executive Committee

    President
    John DeLong
     
    Vice President
    Jennifer Thompson
     
    Secretary
    Torie Getschel
     
    LS Class Rep. Coordinators              
    Courtney Brody
    Brooke Farzad
     
    MS Class Rep. Coordinator            
    Sally Hoskins
    Amber Wilke
  • Event Chairs

    Used Uniform Chairs                                  
    Henryka Craig
    Nicki Boudreau
     
    Grandparents’ Day Chairs             
    Crissy Berrier
    Catherine Thomas Burnett '81 

    A Night on the Town Chairs
    Kat Donohue 
    Lindsay Moore McGettigan '97
     
    Faculty/Staff Appreciation Chairs
    Holly Coady
    Jennifer Kennedy

    Calvert Day 2019 Chairs
    
    Lori Bourne
    Tom Blanchard

    School Store Chair
    Laura Davis
  • Parent Class Representatives

    Fifth Age - Class of 2027
    5-A: Richard Jones
    5-B: Danielle Schline
    5-1: Jernee Bramble
    5-2: Whitney Nye

    Sixth Age - Class of 2026
    6-A: Becky Parker
    6-B: Lindsey Foster Davis
    6-C: Steph Martin
    6-D: Lexie Rich Mills ‘90
    6-E: Bridget Hoffman

    Seventh Age - Class of 2025
    7-A: Brooke Wheeler Rodgers '91
    7-B: Karen Dunmore
    7-1: Kate Walls
    7-2: Kristin Nightwine

    Eighth Age - Class of 2024
    8-A: Courtenay Groff Shure '91
    8-B: Lori Bourne
    8-1: Christine Kim-Ripley
    8-2: Holly Jackson

    Ninth Age - Class of 2023
    9-A: Nancy Baker
    9-B: Brooke Margerum
    9-1: Amanda Rhee
    9-2: Sarah Mumford

    Tenth Age - Class of 2022
    10-A: Mary Ellen Evanko
    10-B: Leigh Woodworth
    10-1: Kelly Foley
    10-2: Julia Frazier

    Fifth Grade - Class of 2021
    Delin: Susan Bergles
    Ernst: Gillian Quinn
    Mascuch: Peg Holmgren
    Daly: Tameika Lunn-Exinor

    Sixth Grade - Class of 2020
    Girls: Martina Dilks
    Boys: Kathy McGonigle

    Seventh Grade - Class of 2019
    Girls: Kate Powell
    Boys: Shari Burdette Tompkins '85

    Eighth Grade - Class of 2018
    Girls: Patty McCormick Klein '87
    Boys: Helen Anderson
     
Calvert School is an independent lower and middle school with a curriculum that is designed to challenge capable boys and girls.

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