Throughout the year the South Grafton PTO will ask for volunteers for a variety of committees and events (list below).

Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is held twice a year at both SGES and MSES with books for all ages / grade levels available for purchase. Book Fair Chairpersons are responsible for running the Fairs, organizing the schedule of volunteers, communicating with the Scholastic Book Fairs representative, and scheduling the Fairs for the following year. Volunteers are needed to help set up / take down the book Fair and to help the students during the Fair.  Click here for more info

Box Tops for Education

Organizing, collecting and submitting box tops throughout the year with volunteer help. As well as sending out appropriate fliers to students. (This can be done 100% from home on evenings and weekends)

Enrichment Committee

Each grade has Enrichment Coordinators to work with the lead teachers and plan enrichment activities, field trips and assemblies for the grade.  Grade level Enrichment Coordinators are responsible for booking activities, and to help with publicity regarding events.

Grant Writing

Research and apply for available grants for our schools. (This can be done 100% from home on evenings and weekends)

Hospitality Committee

Hospitality Chairpersons (both at SGES and MSES) are responsible for planning and setting up various events through out the year, such as the back to school breakfast for our teachers, teacher appreciation week, the back to school picnic at MSES, etc.

Movie Nights

Held throughout the year at MSES on Friday nights.  Committee chairpersons are responsible for selecting movie and purchasing refreshments. Volunteers are needed for the night of event.


Our biggest fundraiser!  A day filled with rides/games/food/raffles/fun!  There are many volunteer opportunities both leading up to the event and the day of.  Be on the lookout for flyers requesting help at the beginning of the year, or contact a board member if you would like to get involved. Click here for more info

Spirit Wear

School spirit tee shirts, water bottles and other gear.  Throughout the year at both SGES and MSES.  Committee chairpersons are responsible for collecting and placing orders, and distribution.

Square One Art

Order items with your child’s art on it.  Throughout the year at both SGES and MSES. Committee chairpersons are responsible for collecting and placing orders, and distribution.

School Beautification

This committee is responsible for helping weed, spread mulch and plant flowers usually in the Fall and Spring.

Yankee Candle

In time for the holidays, purchase products from Yankee Candle. We receive 40% of the sales.

Yearbook Committee

Help take photos and create this years’ Yearbook.  Volunteers are needed at each grade level to help upload photos, and edit and layout the pages.  Committee chairpersons oversee the design process.


If any of these volunteer opportunities look interesting to you, please contact a board member for more info!