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Here are descriptions of each committee:
Field Trips: This committee works with grade-level teachers to coordinate and support the Magnet 6th, 7th and 8th grade class trips, which typically take place in spring.
Fundraising: KMAG raises funds to support classroom and extracurricular academic activities. An annual fundraising letter is distributed to the Kealing community. Parents are welcome to explore other fundraising opportunities throughout the year.
Showcase/Choice Fair: This committee supports Kealing’s public outreach at the Magnet Showcase (December or January) and the AISD Choice Fair (December).
Shadowing : Students applying to Kealing may shadow to experience what a Kealing school day is like. The Shadowing chairs support the Kealing Magnet office by setting the schedule of visitors. The job is largely done online and takes place in January/February.
Magnet Office &Teacher Support: Work with Magnet Director and staff to coordinate volunteers for the Magnet program and teachers on an as-needed basis for tasks. (Hornet Helpers--copying for teachers, and Stand-by Volunteers)
New Parent Reception/New Student Registration Committee:Work with Magnet Director and staff to coordinate volunteer hosts, logistics and refreshments for three new parent receptions held in March while newly admitted students take the math placement exam, and to coordinate volunteers to assist with new student registration one Friday afternoon and one Saturday morning in March.
Book Club: Coordinate 3 or 4 parent meetings per year that focus on books related to parenting, children education etc… including arranging for a facilitator(s) or speaker(s) related to the topic. Some sessions have included two or three related books. Coordinate efforts with programs being arranged by Parent Support Specialist, PTA, PFLASA (Parents & Friends of LASA).
BookPeople BookFair: Coordinate with Magnet Director and teachers in May to determine reading lists for the upcoming school year. Coordinate with Book People in May to order copies of the books and to designate a week in September for the books to be purchased (on site at BookPeople) with a percentage of the cost being donated to KMAG.
KMAG Audit Committee: Review the Treasurer books/records at the end of the school year for compliance
Committee Chair:Oversee all the KMAG committees and serve as a conduit of information between the individual committees, the Magnet staff/Admin and the KMAG Board
Please contact the KMAG Board with any questions at email@example.com
**please note if a position above is not listed below in the chairperson section, the position has been filled.