Home & School Committee Descriptions

  • Naper Home and School


    Art Awareness - shall recruit and schedule volunteers to present works of art to each classroom monthly and shall oversee and select new works of art.

    Auction Fundraiser:  – shall be a co-chaired committee, unless otherwise approved by the Executive Board.  The chairpersons shall be responsible for planning all aspects of the Auction, including but not limited to forming a committee, soliciting and securing donations for the auction, choosing and coordinating all aspects of off-site venue, as well as managing/coordinating all communications pertaining to the Auction.            

    Communications  - shall be responsible for internal and external communications of the Naper Home & School Board from teachers to Board, Board to parents, and Naper School to the community, including Naper School’s WAG (Week at a Glance) newsletter and School Directory.

    Sweetheart Dance -shall be responsible for forming a committee to help plan and be responsible for all aspects of the annual Sweetheart Dance at Naper School, including but not limited to coordinating volunteers, set up and clean up, as well as organizing the dance itself. 

    Fun Fair-shall be responsible for all aspects of the Fun Fair event, including but not limited to organizing carnival booths, volunteers and ticket sales.

    Fun Run-shall be responsible for all aspects of the Fun Run event.

    General Fundraising -shall not encompass any fundraising by another Standing Committee. All fundraising activities require majority approval of the Naper Home & School Board. General Fundraising shall conduct all fund raising activities, including, but not limited to:  Eat n’ Earns/Shop n’ Earns and co-ventures (i.e. Downtown Naperville gift cards). 

    Health/Safety Chair - shall assist the Principal and Health Technician in carrying out health and safety related activities, for example: vision and hearing screening, helping hands, safety calendars, Walk/Bike to School Day, traffic flow assistance/communications.  Shall also be responsible for all aspects of the organization related to activities that promote a healthy lifestyle (options include indoor gym day).

    Mini Courses- shall be responsible for all aspects of the Mini Courses day, including but not limited to the coordinating of educational and extracurricular classes offered, placement of students in said classes, and coordinating volunteers. 

    VIP Sports Night-shall be responsible for forming a committee to help plan all aspects of the annual VIP Sports Night event. 

    Naper Nation- shall be responsible for staff support/staff appreciation throughout the school year, for example, Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week, Nurse's Day, Secretary's Day and Support Services Day, Shall also assist in ensuring the functionality of the Watch DOGS program.

    Teacher Representative - shall be appointed by the Principal, and shall be the liaison between the faculty and Naper Home & School Association.

    Yearbook - shall collect and organize items for a commemorative book of school events and shall be responsible for all aspects associated with the production and distribution of the school yearbook.

    School Family Community Partnership (SFCP)  - The mission of SFCP is to enhance Naper students’ learning and development by being a proactive resource in promoting, strengthening, and celebrating the partnership that exists between Naper School, its Families and the Naperville Community.  SFCP will work to develop custom programs within the six types of involvement described by District 203 Guidelines (Parenting, Communication, Volunteering, Learning at Home, Decision Making, and Collaborating) to help achieve Naper’s specific school improvement goals and provide opportunities for parents and community members to become active partners in the education of their children at each grade level.  The following programs fall under the broader scope of SFCP: Science Fair, Book Exchange and Ice Cream Social, Community Service Outreach (Make A Difference Day in partnership with MAD Club), Learning Connections (options include but are not limited to Reading Programs, Screen Free Week, and Parent Education Night), Newcomers Committee, and Family Connections.  Family Connections includes the Book Exchange, the Winter Clothing Drive, and Naper Needs.