Organizes a Fall and Spring Bake Sale. Chairs may decide hold a sale during the winter (typically at Tree Trim).
Coordinates with Lower School and Middle School librarians to manage a comprehensive book sale for grades PreK through 8 in November. A variety of volunteer positions, with flexible daytime hours and some evening hours, are available during the week of the sale.
Promotes and coordinates the popular community-wide Camp Fair, held annually on the Thursday before Super Bowl Sunday. Visitors learn about camps and summer experiences all over the country. Volunteers work on publicity, set-up and directing operations during the Fair.
Operates Home and School’s clothing resale shop. Open every Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parents donate or consign clean, quality clothing and volunteer their time in the shop. Terms for Chairs are 4 years (replacements should shadow a year before taking over). Chair responsibilities include administration, operating store, managing volunteers, etc.
DIstINcT (Diversity and Inclusion at Tower Hill)
Organizes social and community-building activities to promote the fellowship of parents who advocate for the benefits of diversity in education at Tower Hill School. Collaborates with Director of Social Justice to support schoolwide events and programming.
Coordinates a sale of holiday flowers and plants in early December. Manages website, visits with local nurseries, orders flowers and manages the days for pick up. A Spring Flower Sale may be an option if a date works out with school. The committee also may organize plant or flower workshops.
Lower School Lunch
Schedules parents to supervise Lower School students during lunch Mondays through Fridays. Parent volunteers are also needed to assist with special celebrations during the year.
PAATH (Parents of African-Americans at Tower Hill)
Sponsors activities and programs that celebrate the African-American experience as a valued and integral component of a Tower Hill education. Fosters an appreciation for diversity, promotes cultural competence and helps create a supportive environment for African-American families.
Offers tours to visiting families during Admissions Open Houses. In the spring, makes contact with newly admitted families to answer questions and offer information to help them transition to Tower Hill. Follows up with these new families throughout their first year, and helps the Development Office recruit parent guides for Grandparents’ Day.
Coordinates speakers/events to focus on the issues that challenge our children and parents. Works with representatives from Tatnall, Wilmington Friends and Sanford Schools to organize guest speakers.
Serves as the primary communication link between school and parents. Parent Representatives from each grade meet three times annually with the Head of School and Division Heads to share information. Representatives serve a two-year-term.
Tower Hill School Store
Operates a shop selling school merchandise in conjunction with the Green and White Club and Tower Hill.
Organizes annual Back-to-School Picnic held in September. Assists with decorating the school for the holidays in December, and removing the ornaments from the Tree Trim tree. Assists the Visual Art and Design Department in displaying student art (including for the all-school Evening of the Arts) and hosting receptions for art events.
Organizes Home and School’s Teacher and Staff Appreciation Day held annually on the first Wednesday of May during national Teacher Appreciation Week.