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Renaissance Elementary & Middle Charter Schools requires families to volunteer their time during the school year. They have many opportunities to volunteer their time at school. This may include working in the classrooms; assisting with fundraisers and special events; attending workshops and PTO meetings; helping in the cafeteria; participating on a field trip; and purchasing items for the classroom or school.

Parent Teacher Student Organization

The role of the Renaissance Elementary & Middle Charter Schools Parent Teacher Organization is to promote and foster good, clear channels of communication and engage in a cooperative relationship between the home, school and the community. The PTO helps to promote an enriched educational environment by fostering and implementing programs that enriches the cultural and social lives of our students and enhances the educational facilities for our school.

Volunteer Information

Parent Service Hours

Parents have many opportunities to volunteer their time both at school and at home. Volunteer sign-ups will be available through out the school year events. Other opportunities are announced throughout the school year.

All parents are required to volunteer a minimum of 30 service hours per school year (or prorated to two hours a month for students enrolling after the school year has begun). Fifteen service hours must be completed by January 13th. Students whose parents have not completed these hours will lose automatic re-enrollment and be placed back in the lottery. Students whose parents have not completed the remaining hours byMay 11th will also lose automatic re-enrollment and be placed on the waiting list. Students participating in any end-of-year trips must have their parent service hours completed prior to the trip date. Please check with your child’s teacher to make sure your hours are completed on time.

To volunteer in classrooms, please make prior arrangements with the teacher so that instructional time is not lost.

Please be sure to log in your own volunteer hours in the Student Information System on the Internet at www.recscharter.org with your user name and password so that your hours can be accounted for each quarter.

It is required that a minimum of 2 hours of volunteer service be spent working on school fundraisers and special activities, such as the annual International Food Festival.

Ways You Can Earn Service Hours:

Here are just a few of the ways you may become involved and fulfill your volunteer commitment:

  • Assist in the cafeteria
  • Assist teachers with bulletin boards, cutting & craft activities
  • Attend PTO meetings, day and evening events
  • Volunteer for field day and/or field trips
  • Assist with directing traffic in the mornings and afternoons

To volunteer or for more information on current volunteer opportunities please contact the school at 305-591-2225 or you may contact Renei Perez, Business Administrator, at rperez@recscharter.org.