LAHS Parent Volunteer Form

Use this form to sign up to Volunteer to benefit your student/s at LAHS.  There are many, fun and important opportunities.   Each parent/adult in the family is welcome to submit this form.
NOTE:  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, volunteer opportunities are uncertain.  Thank you in advance for your patience AND for signing up to help.  PTSA hopes to have volunteers available to support the school quickly as situations change. 
Any questions?  Please contact Jen Denebeim at
Check all Volunteer Opportunities below that you may be interested in.  
The Chairperson will contact you within the appropriate timeframe for each task.
Feel free to email the chairperson with any questions.
Athletic Boosters
Support LAHS sports teams through projects and fundraising activities.
Co-Chairs: Valerie Cairns, and
                 Angela Player,

Challenge Day
Volunteer for a day during this unique, experiential social & emotional
learning program for freshman that is designed to ignite a shift toward  
greater school connectedness, empathy, and inclusivity.
Tentative dates:  Jan 7-8
Co-Chairs: Sara Hurst, and
                 Melissa Schill
Maintain the lists, permissions and addresses in the e-list system;
moderate incoming messages (requires UNIX and Excel knowledge).     
Chair: Kim Sheehan,
Go Green
Plan and implement green practices and activities for the school

Co-Chairs: Sophia Volkel,
                  Sudha Bala,
Grad Night 2021
Plan the all-night Graduation party for seniors (Jun 4).                              

Co-Chairs: Liz Pidto,, and
                Tanya Dargel,
Graduation Reception
Set up and serve refreshments for senior and guests following                

Chair person: TBD  (Non-senior parent)
We are still looking for chairpersons for Graduation Reception.  If you would be willing to co-chair this event and are not a parent of a senior, please indicate that in the comments for Graduation Reception.
Homecoming Reception Decorations
Responsible for the decorations for the brunch given for members          
of the Homecoming Court and their families (Usually Fri late October).

Chair person: TBD
We are still looking for chairpersons for Homecoming Reception Decorations.  If you would be willing to co-chair this event, please indicate that in the comments for Homecoming Decorations.
Instrumental Music Boosters  
Provide financial and logistical support to the Instrumental Music           
Program and its performances.

Co-chairs: Julie Watson, and
                 Kathy Stiles,
LUCHA (Latino Alliance)
Inform, support and educate Latino parents about the educational          
system and their role in the academic success of their children.            

Chair: Maria Hoerni, 
MVLA High School Foundation
Telephone for pledges during the Fall phonathon. Spanish and                
Mandarin speakers needed.

Chair: Kristine Bardman,
Office Volunteers
Provide assistance to Students & Parents at the Counseling Office         
Volunteer Desk OR File Attendance Slips in the Attendance Office.

Chair: Sonia Brunner,
Parent Education
Help co-ordinate programs, parenting and wellness speakers.                 
Chair: Megan Crissman,
Pizza Cart
Staff the noontime pizza cart.                                                                          

Chair: Erik Feldman,
Snack Bar
Staff the noontime Snack Bar.                                                                         
Chair: Natasha Stirrup,
Staff Appreciation
Co-ordinate staff appreciation for teachers and staff.  In the past          
this was showcased as a breakfast in August and a dinner in

Co-Chairs: Anusuya Rao,
                 Jennifer Urmson,
Help find inspiring speakers for our students, or escort speakers           
Mon,Tue,Thurs, October 19-23

Co-chairs: Laura Teksler,
                 Mike Ichiriu,
Student Directory
Compile Student directory                                                                                
Chair: Pamela
Enter Description, not on Google Sheet                                                         
Chair: Martha
Help translate and interpret for non-English speakers as                         
Chair: Maria Hoerni,
Interpret (Speak)? *
Translate (Write)? *
Interpret (Speak)? *
Translate (Write)? *
Interpret (Speak)? *
Translate (Write)? *
Writers Week
Help plan the event (March 1-5, 2021), escort writers to classrooms,    
bring salad/baked goods for lunches.                                                   

Co-chairs: Julie