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Parent and Community Involvement Opportunities

IB Basics - Parent Series

You are invited to learn more about your child's International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme at Walker Middle Magnet IB World School!

This parent series will cover many different aspects of our IB MYP school. You can sign up for one or all of the presentations. Space is limited to 99 per session. 

  • Service As Action - Learn about the community service requirements for all Walker students.
  • IB Learner Profile - The IB Learner Profile is a key element of an IB Education. It places the student at the centre of an IB Education. Learn how you can support the learner profile at home!
  • Approaches to Teaching & Learning - Learn about the strategies that IB teachers use to meet the needs of their students. Learn about the skills we teach our students so they can "learn how they learn".
  • International Mindedness - Learn about the aim of all IB Programmes...to develop internationally minded people who recognize their common humanity and shared guardian ship of the planet.
  •  A Broad, Balanced, Conceptual and Connected Curriculum - What is taught in IB Schools?
  • IB Policies -Understand our Academic Integrity, Inclusion, Language, Assessment, and Admission policies.
  • IB Culture of Honor -Learn about Walker's positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) plan was developed by a multi-disciplinary committee devoted to encouraging students to actively demonstrate the IB Learner Profile.
  • Year 3 Community Project - Learn about the MYP Required project that is introduced in the 8th grade Critical Thinking-IB Design Course.

SignUp: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409094EADAB2AA13-46150360-ibbasics

 

Walker Campus Clean Ups

WHEN: Saturday, January 13, 2024   8:00am - 11:00am Walker Volunteers: Walker Clean Ups (signupgenius.com) 
  • Parents and Community Members  are needed.
  • Students must be accompanied by an adult on Saturday dates.
Projects for this Date:
  • General Campus Clean Up
  • Install shell pathway from Outdoor Classroom to the Horse Lake
  • Repair brick patio pad and remove brick walk lifted by the tree roots
 
WHEN: Saturday, April 27, 2024    8:00am - 11:00am  Walker Volunteers: Walker Clean Ups (signupgenius.com) 
  • Parents and Community Members  are needed.
  • Students must be accompanied by an adult on Saturday dates.
Projects for this Date:
  • Earth Day / Arbor Day Clean Up
  • Lots of planting projects!
 
WHAT TO WEAR: Closed-toed shoes that can get wet, hat, garden gloves, sunglasses & sunscreen (additional gloves and trash bags will be provided)
 
WHAT TO BRING: Gardening/yard tools, refillable water bottle and LOTS of ENERGY!! We need shovels and concrete to repair the patio walkway and picnic table pad. We need chain saws and hedge trimmers for our lakeside project (ADULTS ONLY). Shovels and wheelbarrows for the crushed shell.
 
WHO: Walker Students, High School Students, Parents, Teachers, and Community Members

SERVICE HOURS:  Complete the Reflection: https://forms.office.com/r/sgzGANuvKd

 

PTSA Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Click here to connect to the SignUp Genius for ALL Events through PTSA!

Link to PTSA Website

Adults must complete the HCPS Volunteer Application https://www.hillsboroughschools.org/volunteer

  • Jeans Day The 1st Friday of each month the kids are able to wear jeans with their spirit shirts for $1. We need volunteers to help collect money and give out bracelets. 

  • Volunteers needed to make Popcorn & Sno-Cones during lunches! Variety of dates throughout the school year!