Parent Service Organization (PSO) - El Dorado Hills » Committees



PSO Committees

There are wonderful opportunities for parents to get involved here at John Adams Academy - El Dorado Hills!  The following committees are comprised of countless parent volunteers, and led by individual chairpersons.  Click on a committee below to discover ways you can assist in building a Culture of Greatness here at JAA!


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Joining a group does not commit you to helping, but simply informs you of opportunities to volunteer.



Committee Head - Grace Cha
The Community Building Committee's purpose is to welcome new families and strengthen bonds within the John Adams Academy community through supporting 10 Core Value Nights, Parents Night Outs, and bi-annual Welcome Breakfasts.
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The Community Events Committee supports school sponsored events such as the First Day of School, Veterans Day, Grandparents Day, Constitution Day, and the Revolution Run.
The core mission of the Copy Cats Committee is to assist our amazing teachers with a wide array of projects, including but not limited to copying, laminating, binding, cutting, etc. This is a great opportunity to get involved, fulfill volunteer requirements, and make a positive impact on the day-to-day delivery of great education here at John Adams Academy.
The Elementary Events Committee organizes and facilitates opportunities for scholars and their families to encourage unity and make memories in such celebrations as a Fall Harvest Festival, the Daddy-Daughter Dance, Mother-Son Event, and Donuts with Mom/Dad.
The Fine Arts Committee supports the Fine Arts Departments (Art, Music, and Drama) in various ways, including: community library displays, prepping/hanging artwork for school events, decorating for performances, helping with ticket sales, and assisting with an art fundraiser.
The Fundraising Committee helps raise funds for the PSO to support campus-wide activities, teacher grants, and other campus needs. Fundraiser efforts include the Annual PSO Fundraiser, Dining for Dollars, Box Tops, and Amazon Smile.
Committee Head - Rebecca Frye
The Garden Committee creates a beautiful school garden where scholars learn to plant, tend, and harvest (taste) different vegetables.
Committee Head - Ashley Phipps
The Holiday Service Committee organizes an annual adopt-a-child project through Choices for Children in Cameron Park.
Co-Committee Chairs - Claudia Bair & Marcela Smith
The Library Crew supports the EDH Campus Library with book wrapping, book processing, Book Donation Program, and bulletin boards.
Committee Head - Ali Johnson
The Media Support Committee helps create slideshows, videos, etc to share with JAA EDH families on behalf of the PSO and Administration.
The Publicity Committee is the main source of creative design for the PSO - creating posters, banners, flyers, etc for PSO sponsored events.
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Committee Head - Amanda Wallis
Room Parents help communicate classroom needs to parents on behalf of the teacher.  Helps coordinate classroom parties, teacher gifts from the class, silent auction baskets, etc.
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The Secondary Events Committee orchestrates the details for the School Kick-off event, End of year 8th Grade Promotion, Dances/Socials and other such occasions for our secondary grades (7th-12th). Volunteers will coordinate their efforts in furnishing secondary scholars with memorable and uplifting events which encourage unity and provide positive social engagements.
Committee Head - Alexis Lockwood & AnnMarie Harris
The Staff Appreciation Committee collaborates and organizes teacher appreciation activities for our wonderful teachers and staff.  This includes, but is not limited to, teacher luncheons, teacher appreciation week, and staff birthdays.
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The Yearbook/Photography Committee documents JAA-EDH and PSO events throughout the school year and then work with Secondary Scholars to create a yearbook available to be purchased by all scholars.