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PAC

The role of the Parent Advisory Council is to encourage parental input and involvement in your child's school. Our school's PAC executive is elected annually. The PAC is open to all parents/guardians of children attending our school.  Please contact us southpoppac@gmail.com to get involved.

COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS

BOOK FAIR/LIBRARY COMMITTEE
Work with the South Poplar administration to organize Scholastic Book Fairs.
Help with general Library duties if needed by the staff.

CARNIVAL COMMITTEE
Work with the PAC Executive to plan and oversee the Annual South Poplar Carnival which is generally
held in May. Monthly meetings starting in January and tasks associated with booking activities,
preparing games and prizes, organizing concession, etc.

CLASS PARENT REPRESENTATIVES
Organize a parent-initiated class list to facilitate communicating with other families in the
class. Organize group gifts for the teacher and non-classroom staff at Christmas and Year-End.
Recognize the teacher on their birthday.

CONSIGNMENT COMMITTEE
Organize consignment sales throughout the year.  Take in used uniform items and sell them on
consignment for South Poplar families or raising funds for the PAC.

DRESS CODE COMMITTEE
Organize bi-monthly dress code inspections.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMITTEE
Purchase and organize emergency supplies (granola bars, water, fruit leather, cracker snacks) for
all classrooms. School will reimburse for the costs of the items.

FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE
Organize and run fundraisers together with the PAC Executive.

HOT LUNCH COMMITTEE
Organize and run hot lunch days. Help required is generally once every two to three weeks and
involves organizing and distributing hot lunch to classrooms. Other organizational tasks may be
asked by the Chair.

POPCORN COMMITTEE
Organizing and running popcorn days using the South Poplar popcorn machine. Generally 5 per term.
Purchasing supplies, sending out order forms, organizing class lists and orders, making and
distributing the popcorn.

SPECIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE
Plan and organize concession or refreshments for large school events including Meet the Teacher in
September, Christmas Concert in December, Sports Day in June.

STAFF APPRECIATION COMMITTEE
Show appreciation to our South Poplar staff by organizing and putting on two luncheons.  Provide
food, decorations and help as required by the Staff Appreciation chair.

YEARBOOK COMMITTEE
Organize and create the yearbook for the school year. Some tasks are collecting and compiling
pictures from the school, dealing with the yearbook layout, organizing order forms and distributing
the yearbooks.