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Viking Volunteers PTO

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The Viking Volunteers (VV) consists of four parent-led teams: Community Connections, Budget and Funding, School Environment, and Staff and Student Appreciation. Each team works on different aspects of our school community.


Community Connections Team: Designs, organizes, and implements events like Nordic Fest (and volunteers there).  Helps communicate school volunteer opportunities and organizes culture builders for our Lesher community. Communicates with administration.


Staff and Student Appreciation Team: Organizes staff appreciation events at least 1 time a quarter (coffee cart, staff lunches, massages during work day, etc.).Spruces up school areas during different seasons (pumpkins for centerpiece in October, candy canes in December, etc.). Communicates with administration.


School Environment Team: Cleans and organizes bulletin boards and display cases 1-2 times a year. Sets store Snack Shack hours, manages students, manages supplies, provides supervision, and monitors money/budget for the Snack Shack. Communicates with administration.


Budget and Funding Team:  Monitors the year to year Viking Volunteers budget (including the annual Direct Donation Drive). Facilitates the in-house school grant process (quarterly competitive grant), and allocates funds as decided by a rubric-based decision making process.  Communicates with administration.


Viking Volunteers Direct Donation Form 

Viking Volunteers Grant Application

Viking Volunteers Grant Rubric

Viking Volunteers Meeting Dates (5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Media Center)

  • Monday, October 25, 2021
  • ​Monday November 29, 2021
  • Monday, February 28, 2022
  • Monday, April 11, 2022

Viking Volunteers Contact Information:

If you are interested in joining one of the teams, please contact Lisa Cunningham at lisa.m.cunningham@protonmail.com or Dean of Students Lisa Crossland at lcrossla@psdschools.org