Committee Descriptions

*Please contact our parent volunteers with any questions.
Fundraiser Committee Descriptions

Book Fair
Coordinates an annual fundraising event at Barnes and Noble, including marketing, planning activities, securing volunteers and general management of the day.

Coordinates the sale and installation of customized bricks for the sidewalk in front of the school.

Hot Lunch/Pizza
Coordinates and assists with the ordering, delivery, and serving of three weekly lunches as well as the collection/reconciliation of payment. Also, works with the web developer to enter the food items in the fall and spring.

Photo Day
Facilitates family photos by a professional photographer.

Restaurant Nights
Coordinates a dining event in the community, which doubles as a fundraiser (e.g. Potbelly Night, Chipotle Night).

Events and Services Committee Descriptions

Bannockburn Bulldog Run
Coordinates 5k family run/1 mile walk through village. Communicates to school and organizes run route, water tables, and volunteers. Includes obtaining approval through village.

BSPO Directory
Designs, compiles and organizes all pertinent school, BSPO, staff and student information into a school directory. Ensures directory is available to all Bannockburn families and staff.

DHS Football Game Night

Coordinates a night for Bannockburn families, especially middle school families, and Bannockburn alumni to attend a Deerfield High School athletic event.

Game Night
Facilitates a family game night for the entire school. Includes game selection, organizing volunteers and selling snacks and water.

Facilitates the Holiday Luncheon, Spring Teacher Appreciation Luncheon, and BSPO Final Meeting Luncheon. Includes caterer and menu selection, food and beverage set-up and clean-up.

Ice Cream Social
Coordinates the school-wide "Welcome Back to School" event which includes the ordering and serving of ice cream and the arrangement of entertainment. Includes obtaining approval through village.

Muffins with Mom/Donuts with Dad
Coordinates a fun morning with moms and dads at the school before the school day begins.

Movie Night
Facilitates one or two movie nights for the entire school. Includes movie selection, taking ticket money, and selling snacks and water.

New Family Welcome Committee
Welcomes new families to the school by delivering a Bannockburn School welcome gift, welcome letter and newsletter. Also, attends ice cream social to answer questions.

Room Parents
Secures volunteers to be the head and co-room parents each year. Distributes the annual allotment and reminds parents to return unused funds at end of year to the Treasurer. Also, provides basic rules and training to the room parents.

Head room parents act as the liaison between the teacher and parents for each classroom regarding volunteering. They organize classroom parties three times per year-Halloween, Winter Holiday Party, and Valentine's Day party (K-5 only), as well as other volunteer opportunities within the classroom. The head room parent may also coordinate teacher gifts.

Spirit Wear
Designs, markets, and collects payment for school branded clothing for the Bannockburn School families.