Get Involved at MLK, Jr. School!

Volunteers needed right now!

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration is Friday, January 13! NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON Can you help out that evening? Contact Stephanie Sanchez, 661-889-2504 or Nancy Rios, 503-916-6155 or MLK, Jr. PTA at if you can lend a hand.

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We need parent volunteers for both the MLK, Jr. School Chinese New Year event on Friday, February 3 and at the CNY event at the Convention Center on Saturday, February 4. Please email Kindergarten Mandarin Immersion Teacher Keyi Wang or MIP Parent volunteer Maggie Leung if you can help either day! See more here.

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS! We have students signed up for this fun program that gets kids excited about reading! Can you spare time? Email Paige Thomas at

If you have an hour a day, any day of the week, Ms. Ruby in the cafeteria would love some help at the salad bar - especially with first lunch (K-1). Come take a peek into your child's school day! Email


RED FOLDERS! Do you have time once a week to help the Mandarin teachers stuff red folders? Email

Can you pick up Franz Bread on Tuesday mornings? Email

PTA Clothing Closet - Our next day to volunteer and support this important service is Thursday, March 2, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m!  Email

Got a few minutes to shelve and alphabetize books in the library? Just drop in and ask a librarian what needs to be organized or email

OUR ANNUAL AUCTION IS MARCH 11, 2017! Want to help out? We need volunteers to talk to potential donors, get in the weeds of event planning, and collect and organize donation items. For more info email Leah Clause:

A big shout-out to Jen Baque for donating the event space, The North Warehouse, again this year!

Do you read and write in Spanish or another language spoken at MLK, Jr. School? Want to help translate PTA documents and newsletter? Email Wendie at

Looking for other ways to help out? Complete the volunteer interest form here. If you've never volunteered for PPS before you'll need to have a background check. You can do it online here.