Oxbow Creek Elementary
Welcome and thank you for visiting Oxbow Creek's volunteer site!
Barb Nelson's, Volunteer Services Coordinator (VSC), weekly schedule during the school year is:
Monday - Thursday from 9:15 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Listed below, and in the "Current Volunteer Needs" link to the left, are our current volunteer opportunities. Please use the "Volunteer Opportunities Descriptions" link on the left side of this page if you would like further information on these opportunities.
Barb can be reached at 763-506-3830 during the school year. Please feel free to call if you have any questions, need additional information, or would like to volunteer for a particular event or opportunity. You may also contact th evolunteer coordinator at the "Have a Question?" link at the left.
Volunteers are instrumental in building the "community" within our school. YOU are the reason we are able to put on first-rate events at Oxbow Creek. Thank you!
Volunteer Applications - All volunteers need to complete a new Volunteer Application Form for each school you volunteer in, each school year. You may download the form on this website, complete it, and send it to school with your child. Please include your email address.
The PTO Board and the staff at Oxbow Creek would like to express our thanks to you for sharing your time and talents with us during the 2012/2013 school year.
1. Talent Development Group Leaders - Group leaders are needed for Challenge Reading, Math Plus, WordMasters, Stock Market Game, and Destination Imagination. Please use the "Volunteer Opportunities Descriptions" link on the left side of this page if you would like further information on these opportunities.
2. Holiday Gift Shop - Students are able to shop privately for gifts for family members with the assistance of volunteers. Gifts are available at very reasonable prices. Volunteers are needed for set-up, gift selection, gift-wrap, serving refreshments and clean up. Time commitment would be 2-3 hours. Volunteers are needed for: Planning committee, and to help during event.
2012-2013 Calendar of Events
PTO Parent Meetings
Thursdays, from 7:00 - 8:15 pm
Oxbow Creek Cafeteria
September 13, 2012
October 11, 2012
November 15, 2012
January 10, 2013
February 7, 2013May 6, 2013 (Monday)
April 11, 2013
Open House - August 29, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Talent Development Committee Mtgs. - TBD
Fall Fundraiser* - Sept. 7-21, 2012
Fundraiser pick-up* - October 24
Book Fair - October 9-16, 2012
Fall Staff Appreciation Dinner* - October 11, 2012
Talent Development Kick-off Breakfast** - Nov. 28, 2012
Holiday Gift Shop* - December 6, 2012
Books & Bagels/"I Love to Read" month - February, 2013
Winter Staff Appreciation Dinner* - February 26, 2013
Arts and Academic Expo** - March 21, 2013, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Family Fun Night* - April 19, 2013, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Future Kindergartener's Night - May 6, 2013, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Grandparent's Lunch - May 2013
Art of Spring/4th Grade Music Program & Ice Cream Social* - May 2013
Track & Field Day - May 2013
Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast* - May 24, 2013, 8:15-9:15 a.m.
*PTO Sponsored Event
**Talent Development Committee Sponsored Event