Opportunities for Parent Engagement at Ranson IB
Helping your scholar realize the value of education is extremely important. Your partnership, engagement, and presence at Ranson IB is one way to show your love and encouragement. We hope to create an educational environment in which scholars are given the opportunity to reach their full potential, and the academic, social, and developmental needs of each scholar are met. We are looking for parent/ guardian volunteers to help us with this awesome task.
The scholars and I invite you to partner, engage, and become present at Ranson IB to volunteer your time and talents. We will value you as a volunteer, and appreciate your dedication to the scholars as a supportive aide, role model, and mentor. We know your time is at a premium, but we hope this invitation will empower you to explore new ways to partner, engage, and volunteer at Ranson IB. Please see specific opportunities below for you to partner and engage with Ranson IB. Thank you again for volunteering your time and talents! Together, we can make a difference in the lives of children.
PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association): Ranson IB parents and scholars are encouraged to join the PTSA. The membership dues are $8.00 for adults and teachers, and $4.00 for scholars. The membership proceeds will be used to support our scholars by purchasing supplies to supplement the educational program. There are also opportunities for parents to take on leadership roles within the PTSA and volunteer for the school. PTSA contact information is listed below. PTSA meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in the media center.
2018-2019 Meeting Dates:
September 13, 2018; October 29, 2018; November 8, 2018; December 10, 2018 @ Bruns Academy; January 10, 2019; February 14, 2019; March 14, 2019; April 11, 2019; May 9, 2019.
PARENT ASSISTANT MODULE: The Parent Assistant is a website tool to allow parents to have online access to their scholar’s grades and attendance. Teachers update their grades weekly. To access the site, go to http://parents.cms.k12.nc.us. If you have not received a log-on and password or you need directions for accessing, please contact the main office at 980-343-6800.
VOLUNTEER at RANSON IB: Parents/ Guardians are invited to volunteer at Ranson IB to support our school and scholars in a variety of ways. All volunteers must register at www.cmsvolunteers.com before beginning. Please feel free to contact the front office (980.343.6800) with a time to volunteer that is convenient for you. Opportunities to volunteer include:
- Classroom Aide: assist in classrooms as cleared by the teacher
- Lunch Monitor: monitor scholars during lunch
- Hall Monitor: monitor scholars during the morning arrival (8:45-9:15 a.m.) or afternoon dismissal (4:00-4:30 p.m.)
- Office Help: assistance to answer phones, sort papers, and other office tasks