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Old 02-13-2013, 07:49 AM   #11
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Re: Does your child's class have a room parent?

I am the room parent for my daughter's class. It's a really small class, and all the other parents had inflexible schedules making it difficult for them to do it, so I got the job. I am required to work with the teacher to carry out what he wants to do, so I'm really more of a helper. We have a Harvest party, a Winter party, and a Valentine's party. I imagine we will do something for the end of the year too. We had a big class potluck right before Christmas where all the parents were invited. It was really fun.

I email parents all the time. I always send out an email a couple of weeks before a party asking for help, cupcakes, etc. I also send out emails to remind parents about field trips, registration deadlines, etc.
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