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4/25, Friday - Jazz Band at Paramount: Hot Java, Cool Jazz
Volunteer PTSA
The Garfield Staff and PTSA urge you to volunteer to work with our students, faculty and administrators so that Garfield High School is a place where every student thrives.  We welcome and encourage the involvement of all parents and guardians, as well as members of the community.  To learn more about volunteer opportunities at Garfield, please contact Martha Layzer at 252-2400 or mmlayzer@seattleschools.org.  I am at school every day except Wednesday and my office is located in the PTSA Community Room (100a) just off the Commons so please stop by and introduce yourself!
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Calling all Japanese Speakers!
Are you conversational in Japanese?  If so, the Japanese teachers would love your help.  Help is needed any time throughout the day in the classroom, after school, and on occasional evenings or weekends.  Students need exposore to many different voices and help with audio recordings.  Tasks include feedback on essays, conversations, recording audio files, and tutoring.
Algebra 2 - classroom assistance needed
An Algebra 2 teacher is seeking assistance both during and outside the classroom.   Classroom assistance involves helping students with their work.  Outside the class he needs help with grading and administrative tasks. Help is needed during Periods 2,5, and 6, or after school.
 
Physics - Assistance with Labs
Knowledgable in Physics?  A Physics teacher is seeking help for her lab class on Thursday mornings from 8-10 am.
Read Right Tutor Needed
The Read Right program is looking for Critical Thinking Tutors for 2nd period (9-10 am) on Fridays. 

The Read Right program at Garfield is a highly successful program that helps students become effective readers.  This program serves a diverse range of readers: students reading far below grade level and struggling academically, as well as students who excel academically but need to correct their reading deficiencies to better prepare for college.  Volunteers are currently needed on Fridays during 2nd period to work with small groups reading passages and discussing comprehension questions.  Tutoring is a weekly commitment, but Critical Thinking groups meet an average of 3 Fridays a month.  Training provided.

After School Spanish Tutors
Spanish tutors needed to assist students with their Spanish homework during the Bulldog Study Center.  Tutors needed Tues, Wed, Thursday from 2:30 - 4pm.
After School Tutuoring
The after school programs - Y-Scholars, Upward Bound, HERO and PASS - all need after school tutors.  The tutors are needed Monday - Thursday from 2:30 - 4:30/5pm.  You can volunteer for one or more days, depending on  your schedule.  All subject areas are needed. 
Files
 Volunteer Application Form - SPS.pdf
Application to be submitted with WATCH Screening Form.
 Volunteer Screening Form 1_14.pdf
WATCH background check form. Please complete and bring photo ID with form.
 Volunteer Info Sheet.pdf
Information sheet about volunteer interests and availability.
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