If you would like more information or are interested in volunteering for one of our Oak Ridge Home & School Association Committees, please e-mail Heidi Geist at firstname.lastname@example.org or the Home & School Board at email@example.com.
Events throughout the year that are all about FUN for the entire family!
Family Bingo Night – This activity takes place in early November. Kids play Bingo
and win small prizes while they enjoy time with their friends and family. Snacks and water are provided as well. Committee Chairs – Sara Lockard and Matt Stone
Hobby Night – Hobby Night takes place on a Friday night during January. Students are encouraged to bring in their collections or hobbies and share their interests with other students and parents. This event takes place in the cafeteria. Committee Chairs – Sara Lockard and Matt Stone
Roller Skating and Other Night Events – These events are held throughout the year. They give students and their families the opportunity to have some fun family nights out. Nominal fees for each activity to support to our Home and School budget. Committee Chairs – Sara Lockard and Matt Stone
This committee works on our fundraisers throughout the school year. The funds raised go towards various school programs such as playground or gym equipment, technology needs, field trips, teacher supplies, etc. in support of Oak Ridge Home & School’s mission statement.
Fun Run Event – This event is our major fundraising event for Home & School. It is a running/walking event on a designated course held every 18 months to 2 years. This event is a wonderful, fun event for the entire school. This event will be held again in the 2023-2024 school year. Committee Chairs – Home & School Executive Board
Parent Fundraising Night (TBD) - For 2022-2023, we plan to introduce a fun, new Parent Fundraising Night to replace Purse Bingo. Stay tuned for more information! Committee Chairs – Heather Pierce, Erika Rothenberger, and Eleonora Santangelo
This committee is responsible for the maintenance of the front gardens – weeding, planting and maintenance. This club usually meets twice a year – in late summer before school begins and early spring before Open House.
Girls on the Run is an international non-profit organization that focuses on girl empowerment. The committee chair serves as a coach to girls in 3rd through 5th grade as they ultimately prepare to run a 5K event. Girls on the Run provides the lessons and materials to support this engaging activity for interested girls.
Oak Ridge Home & School Association organizes and coordinates this group of volunteers. If you volunteer to become a homeroom parent, you will be asked to help a group of parents plan and run one of the holiday parties for your child’s classroom. There are three parties held during the school year – Halloween Social, Winter Social, and Valentine’s Day Social. An initial meeting is held in late September for all parents who volunteer.
This special dessert is held four (4) times per year after lunch in the cafeteria. Check your lunch menu for the dates. Volunteers serve your child ice cream with all the toppings! The sundae is free with lunch purchase or $1.65 if purchased separately.
Lip Sync is one of our most popular nights which takes place in February. The kids get to perform songs in a group in the SAHS auditorium for the entire school community, while never having to utter a word! The children choose their own songs, rehearse and perform for 90 seconds of fun! DVD copies are available after the event for a small fee which helps provide scholarships to Souderton High School AV students.
Our goal is to educate our children on the importance of recycling and energy conservation to save our environment. It is a wonderful opportunity to teach the children the importance of caring for the earth and our school community.
Provides activities and services to support the Oak Ridge community as well as helps to raise the children’s awareness of how we can help those in need. Some fun is also thrown in!
After School REC - Throughout the school year, we organize and sponsor activities that are grade appropriate. They can include sports, crafts, science or games. Additionally, we work on service projects which support our local fire, police and EMT services by providing them with care packages. Committee Chairs – Heather Markus and Melissa Barnacz
Oakie’s Caring Hearts – Oakie’s Caring Hearts was formed to better help those in need within the Oak Ridge community as well as those with life threatening illnesses/ or life tragedies. A group of volunteers organize and oversee the distribution of donated and purchased items for charity as well as raising the community’s awareness of those needs. This club has provided funds for various needs for families and we also have been able to send several children to Camp Rainbow. Committee Chair – Heather Markus
We sell t-shirts, hoodies, sweats, umbrellas, water bottles, Oakies and more with our Oak Ridge logo on them. These items are offered for sale, at cost, to all families twice a year typically in the early fall and late spring.
Our Yearbook Committee chronicles the events and activities of the year through candid pictures and student portraits. This is a great keepsake for your child to remember their elementary school years. Order forms are sent home in the Spring and yearbooks are received at the end of the school year.