This is a two-year commitment, serving the first year as co-vice chair and the second year as co-Chair. You will serve on the PA executive board both years. As co-vice Chair, responsibilities include: overseeing the class representatives and attending monthly PA meetings and monthly PA executive board meetings. In your second year as co-chairs, responsibilities include: developing agendas for both the PA and PA executive board meetings; chairing monthly PA meetings; submitting communications for the monthly newsletters and the weekly parent emails; working with class reps and PA board member event coordinators to plan and execute Nobles PA events; liaising with the head of school and/or other Nobles faculty; attending Nobles trustees meetings; and participating on the nominating committee to select next year’s PA board members.
This is a two-year commitment. Responsibilities include: serving on the PA executive board; attending monthly PA meetings and monthly PA executive board meetings; recording and publishing written records of meetings; and collecting weekly notices from various PA board positions to be submitted to the school for the middle school and upper school weekly emails. Participates on the nominating committee to select next year’s PA board members. This position is currently filled by Christine Hayward until spring 2021.
This is a two-year commitment. Responsibilities include: serving on the PA executive board; attending monthly PA meetings and PA executive board meetings; managing the annual PA budget and making sure committee chairs and class reps stay on budget; developing the PA annual budget; providing monthly financial reports; working with event chairs to obtain/distribute cash boxes; making deposits after each event; and coordinating reimbursements. Every two years the PA holds a Yard Sale during which the treasurer works closely with the Yard Sale co-chairs over the two days of the sale to manage cash sales and charges to student accounts. Participates on the nominating committee to select next year’s PA Board members. This position is currently filled by Cindy Lawry until spring 2021.
This is a two-year commitment. Responsibilities include: serving on the PA executive board; chairing the nominating committee which selects the following year’s board members; working with all PA board members and event organizers to recruit volunteers; assisting with SignUp Genius forms; and maintaining and updating the volunteer section on the Nobles website. This position is currently filled by Anne Kelley until spring 2021.
Responsibilities include: working with the admission office to organize and recruit Nobles parents and guardians to meet with prospective parents and guardians while their children are being interviewed; assisting with open houses; calling accepted families to answer questions about the school; recruiting volunteers for all admission events; staffing prospective family receptions in the fall and winter; and providing volunteers for visiting day accepted-family coffees in the spring.
Responsibilities include: helping to promote and enrich all aspects of the arts at Nobles, including music, dance, theatre, voice, and visual arts; and organizing two pre-concert parent/guardian receptions and a parent/guardian art enrichment event.
Responsibilities include: organizing one or two home game cookouts in the fall (Friday/Saturday Night Lights in the fall) and possibly one in the spring, and sourcing food and volunteers for the cookouts. You will work with the athletic department staff on this/these event(s).
Responsibilities include: facilitating the on-campus banquet reservation and planning process for the captains’ parents; requesting or reserving other on-campus rooms during a given season (e.g. for meetings); and assisting captains' parents with catering suggestions, rentals, RSVPs, proper chitting of families post-banquet, etc. Each sports season, the liaisons will receive a sport-specific list of captains’ parents. The liaisons are responsible for contacting the captains’ parents to offer assistance.
Each grade has two parent/guardian reps, with the exception of Class I, which has three. Responsibilities include: working with class deans and parent/guardian volunteers throughout the school year, coordinating and organizing all class events including parent/guardian coffees, parent/guardian socials and surprise lunches; submitting communications to the monthly newsletters and the weekly parent/guardian emails; and managing the class budget.
Responsibilities include: promoting parent/guardian involvement in community service by organizing PA group community service projects; arranging two or three PA community service outings at charities around Boston; publicizing these events at PA meetings and in the weekly newsletters; and coordinating volunteers.
Responsibilities include: acting as the liaison between the EXCEL Department and the parent/guardian community; promoting awareness of the many Nobles EXCEL opportunities, including Achieve, Global Immersion and Study Away programs; facilitating communication between the EXCEL department and the parent/guardian community through announcements at PA meetings and weekly emails; and organizing and managing parent/guardian volunteers for EXCEL programs/events.
There are two employee appreciation lunch events, one held in the fall and one in the spring, each with their own co-chairs. Responsibilities include: working with FLIK to create a special lunch for faculty and staff, and recruiting volunteers to serve and decorate for the event.
This is a two-year commitment. The first year is a shadow position. Responsibilities include: organizing GrandGuest Day with the development office, and working with development to coordinate lunch, parent/guardian volunteers and other logistics. During your first year in this role you will shadow the current GrandGuest Day co-chairs, and assume co-chair responsibilities the following year.
Serves as the liaison between the PA and the Nobles Green Team, which includes faculty and student leaders from the Environmental Action Club, working with all members of the Nobles community to ensure environmental sustainability. Responsibilities include attending Green Team meetings, assisting with Green Team projects, and soliciting parent volunteers. Also includes communicating ongoing efforts; promoting new environmental sustainability efforts, including reducing food waste, anti-idling, recycling, e-waste disposal, energy conservation and the elimination of plastic bottles at Nobles and at PA events.
This is a two-year commitment; the first year is a shadow position. Responsibilities include: working with the admission office to recruit Nobles families to serve as hosts for newly-admitted families; and organizing admitted student family events in the spring. During your first year in this role you will shadow the current Host Program co-chairs, and assume co-chair responsibilities the following year.
Responsibilities include: creating 2-3 opportunities during the school year for parents/guardians to meet in a casual environment; choosing books to discuss; and publicizing the events at the monthly PA meetings and in the weekly newsletters.
Responsibilities include: organizing parent/guardian gatherings in a casual setting, (such as morning walks, fitness classes, museum trips, craft events, or educational talks); and publicizing these events at the monthly PA meetings and in the weekly newsletters.
There are two all-school Socials, fall and spring; each event has its own co-chairs. Responsibilities include: organizing the September PA Social for all Nobles parents/guardians; or organizing the Spring All-School Social. Both events are held on campus.
Responsibilities include: attending PIN meetings and lectures; reporting on PIN topics to the PA at the monthly PA meetings and in the weekly newsletters; and promoting upcoming PIN lectures as well as PIN community service opportunities.
We will not be filling this position this coming year - The next Nobles Yard Sale will take place in October 2021. (The Yard Sale occurs alternate years, in the fall of odd years.) Responsibilities include: organizing and managing the fall Nobles Yard Sale; overseeing the recruitment of volunteers, advertising, and the collection of items to be sold, and running the two-day sale. Proceeds from this event will support a Nobles-supported charity.
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