We are looking for new board members!
We are looking for several new parents/guardians to join the PAWS Board next school year. Our volunteer parent board works hard to support our students, staff and school community through a variety of grants, educational software, school events and much more!
Open position for 2023-2024 include Vice President, Co-Events Chairperson, Secretary, Co-Treasurer and Volunteer Coordinator. Get more information on each role here or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any additional questions!
We also have a few lead positions available for next year that will include Co-Art Lead - Ceramics only, Read-A-Thon Lead, Teacher Appreciation Lead and Lost & Found Lead. Get more info here.
Planning committees are underway for this year's Carnival and Silent Auction taking place on Saturday, May 20th! We are looking for a team of parents who are interested in helping us find sponsors for the event, solicit donations for the silent auction, plan games and events for the Carnival & much more!
Please complete the following Google form to sign up for areas you are interested in helping!
2023 Carnival/Auction Volunteer Sign Up
Get more info here! Or make a donation to this year's silent auction!
*Your PAWS account ensures you receive our updates, can volunteer for events, and process online payments. But look to ParentSquare for updates from Woodburn and the district. RETURNING FAMILIES: please update your account each school year to keep your account active. NEW FAMILIES: click here to create an account
- March 17th - April 3rd - Spring Plant Sale
- March 23rd - CHANGE to March Birthday Table
- March 20th - 31st - PAWS Art Lessons
- March 30th - Carnival/Auction Planning Meeting
$8,900 awarded in teacher and staff grants
$2,416 - Legacy Grant funded for a new laminator
$600 - Legacy Grant funded for K-2 Heggerty Reading program
$2560 - Legacy Grant funded for 30 new Kore wobble chairs
$2500 - Mystery Science & Raz Kids software programs
$858 - Student Morale & PAWS Cares (purchased shadow stuffies for all new students, provided clothing for the health room & snacks for the front office)
$600 Taproot Anti-Bullying Assembly
*This is just a snapshot, not an actual total
As we look ahead to next school year we are planning to provide $9,100 in teacher grants plus we are preparing to rebuild the outdoor nature play area in Fall 2022.
Want more information?
Review our 2022-2023 Paws Budget and Spring General Membership Meeting minutes from June 9,2022.
Contact Bridgette Smith at email@example.com
Do you want to be more involved in your child's school? We are looking for energetic parents who want to be engaged in the Woodburn community. Maybe that person is you!
We are also looking for parents to help as project leads and volunteers for our PAWS art program. You can learn more about the open lead positions and volunteer opportunites on our website or email Bridgette Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Keep Your Account and Background Checks Current
We'd like to remind returning Woodburn families to update your PAWS account when you've received your teacher assignment.
PLEASE KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT CURRENT, SO YOU CONTINUE TO RECEIVE UPDATES, VOLUNTEER INFORMATION, AND PROCESS ONLINE PAYMENTS.
- Please login to the website and update your student's teacher(s) information and make any other changes.
- Once your account is updated, you can update your volunteer interests for this year. We will update this every year, so even if you completed this last year, the form will be blank and you can select your preferences for this year.
- All parents/guardians of Woodburn students are automatically members of PAWS (no dues!)! Click here to create your account.
Also, to volunteer in the classroom with the Integrated Arts Program, at school events, or on field trips, you also need to complete the Camas School District's Volunteer Form, which includes a background check.
To complete the school district's background check, you can set up or update your account on the new district online volunteer management tool and then walk through the steps to complete your application. More information can be found here. Once completed, the approval lasts for two years and you can login to review the expiration date (though you may not be able to renew until the expiration date).
Keep Your PAWS Account Current
To receive PAWS communications, submit volunteer sign-ups, pay for PAWS items such as yearbooks, etc., you’ll need to have an active account at woodburnpaws.org. While you’re creating or updating your account, please complete the PAWS Volunteer Opportunities form so we can connect you with events in which you’re interested. Accounts must be updated annually and you will be prompted to update information when you log in each new school year.
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