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Prep Family Association

PREP FAMILY ASSOCIATION
Hello Augusta Prep Families!

My name is Greta Neuman and I am excited to be the Prep Family Association (PFA) President for 2022-2024. As the mother of a 6th grader, I’ve had the pleasure of being a Prep parent for 3 years. I am excited to serve and be part of a community that seeks to support our teachers, staff, children, and families through a variety of events, activities, and services. 

The PFA was formed with three goals in mind:

1. to promote and advance the well-being of our school;
2. to foster closer relationships among parents, students, faculty and staff; and 
3. to encourage the active participation of all caregivers in school activities.

After 2 ½ years of limited activities and interaction, we are ready to resume many of the community-building events that are such an important part of Augusta Prep. We look forward to seeing our parents, grandparents, and caregivers back and engaging with students, counselors, faculty, staff and other Prep families. In doing so, we strengthen the bonds that make our school so special. 
All of our Augusta Prep parents and care-givers are automatically members of the PFA and are greatly encouraged to become active in this important organization. Although our executive board guides the committees established to assist with our mission, we welcome input from all.
 
At our bi-monthly meetings, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from some of Prep’s leadership team and a variety of speakers on topics of interest to our families, learn about upcoming events and volunteer needs. This is a great forum to share your ideas! We also have a variety of exciting events and offerings throughout the year that I hope you will choose to participate in. These include the following:

•    Fall Carnival
•    Grandparents Day
•    Graduation
•    Educational Speakers
•    Head of School Book Club
•    Campus Cares
•    Teacher Luncheons and Treats
•    8th Grade Honors Night
•    Upper School Honors Day
•    Senior Honors Night
•    Middle to Upper School Transition Night
•    National Honor Society Tapping Ceremony
•    Grocery Cards and Box Tops
•    And much more!!

If you would like to get involved, please sign up for committees here or contact me and I will be happy to work with you to find a role where your talents can best be utilized. In addition, please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or suggestions! Thank you for being part of this wonderful community. 

Greta Neuman
Prep Family Association President
(831) 241-3383
pfa@augustaprep.org

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COMMITTEE DESCRIPTIONS

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Partner with the Head of school, Division Heads, and the Prep Admin team to plan and oversee volunteer work across the school. Two-year minimum. First year shadowing current lead. Final year training shadowed incoming lead.

EMPLOYEE APPRECIATION COMMITTEE: Committee organizes school-wide Employee Appreciation Week events and organize division teacher treats.

COMMUNITY EVENTS COMMITTEE: Sub-committees in this group organize Community Events such as Annual Festivals (e.g., new all-school Fall Carnival), Special Events (e.g., Anniversary soiree, golf tournament, 60th tailgate), and Prep Family Events (e.g., volunteer brunch, SRP ballpark night, movie night).

SERVICE COMMITTEE: Sub-committees in this group will volunteer to assist at school events as needed (e.g., Grandparents Day, Olympic Day, Booster Club collaborations, and partnering with student service club as needed).  In addition another sub-committee here will ensure the Beautification of our school grounds (e.g., assist with school flags, seasonal decor & planters, maintenance of planters).

EDUCATION COMMITTEES: Sub-committees in this group will partner with the Head of School on a community off-campus book club as well as partner with the school counselors on a speaker series of relevant topics to the community in the Mindful Matters session.

GRADUATION COMMITTEES: Sub-committees assists Upper School activities centered around graduation, National Honor Society tapping, and Upper School Honors Night. Another sub-committee assists with Middle-School & Lower-School recognition and graduation ceremonies.

CLASS REPRESENTATIVE: Occasionally, we are in need of distributing information specifically to an individual class and are in need of volunteers to help get that message out to the families within their grade. If you are interested in possibly serving as a class rep for your students' grade(s) please consider signing up for this too!

NEW FAMILY MENTORS: Roll out the welcome wagon for incoming families new to Prep! Sign up to be matched with a new family who might need some advice along the way.

HOW TO SIGN UP: You can choose to join one committee or multiple committees by clicking here. Thank you for your consideration. 
Augusta Preparatory Day School is an independent, college preparatory school serving children ages 2 through Grade 12 from the greater Augusta-Aiken area. Augusta Prep seeks to enroll a group of diverse students. We follow an open admission policy, whereby qualified candidates are admitted without regard to religion, race, nationality, economic background, or ethnic origin.