Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

DCPS to Celebrate National Volunteer Week

dcps3 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/16/14) — The Daviess County Public Schools district is celebrating National Public School Volunteer Week (April 21-25) with a variety of activities to demonstrate appreciation for the important services provided by parents and members of the community.

Note: Some schools observed this event earlier and some will celebrate later.

During the 2012-2013 school year, which is the most recent year for which figures are available, volunteers recorded 59,737 hours of service in DCPS schools. Based on a pay scale of $8 per hour, this translates to nearly $477,900 worth of services. Volunteers provide a variety of services, including everything from assisting classroom teachers, answering phones, making copies, stuffing envelopes, creating bulletin boards, planning special events, helping a child learn to read, chaperoning field trips and much, much more.

At West Louisville Elementary School, for example, a volunteer collects special box tops from food items, counts and sorts them, and redeems them for funds the school has used to buy equipment and supplies for its keyboard lab, musical instruments, physical education equipment and library books.

A few of the volunteer appreciation events scheduled at our schools are listed below.

Apollo High School, 2280 Tamarack Road, (270) 852-7100(270) 852-7100.

AHS will present its volunteers with a beautiful hanging flower basket from the school’s FFA greenhouse beginning Monday, April 21.

West Louisville Elementary School, 8400 Kentucky 56, (270) 852-7650(270) 852-7650.

Volunteer luncheon – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23

Highland Elementary School, 2909 Kentucky 54, (270) 852-7370(270) 852-7370.

Volunteer breakfast – 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 29

East View Elementary School, 6104 Kentucky 405, (270) 852-7350(270) 852-7350.

Volunteer luncheon – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 30

In accordance with Kentucky statute (KRS 17.160), all DCPS volunteers undergo a background check and sign confidentiality contracts.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Lora Wimsatt

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
Genovese - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=35646&sub= Lewis - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=bracken_lewis Holt - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=drholt Napier - http://www.mchky.org/getpage.php?name=dr.napier_page Newman - http://www.mchky.org/staff/bio.php?doc_id=50353
3/12 - 718 switched from reg 2 to hopkins only
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17148

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3495

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 3188

Subject of Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 11, 2014 2542

Suspect Arrested for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 2427

Two Accidents Occur on U.S. 62 Within…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3495

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 2542

Suspect Arrested for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 1997

Three Injured in Early Morning Two-Car…

in Top Stories by Officer Falon Graham
September 12, 2014 1868

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1550

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 11, 2014 1476

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 1435

Owensboro Parks Plans Fall Day Camp

in News by Brittni Bunn
September 11, 2014 1216

Special Events Committee Meeting Date,…

in News by Beth Cecil
September 11, 2014 1216

Daviess County Public Library Plans Events

in News by Leslie McCarty
September 12, 2014 1163

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 11, 2014 3188

Subject of Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 11, 2014 2427

Two Accidents Occur on U.S. 62 Within…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 15, 2014 2227

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 11, 2014 1925

Job Corps Students Volunteer with…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson
September 12, 2014 1842

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06