“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much”

– Helen Keller

Parent Council is Desert Marigold’s Parent-Teacher Organization

We meet monthly and quarterly to support our students’ educational experience, our teachers and the school as a whole. All individuals in our school community are welcome! The vitality of Parent Council depends on you, together we can do so much!
Scroll down or check the School Calendar for the upcoming meeting dates.

Desert Marigold Parent Council Mission

The Parent Council supports the mission of Desert Marigold School and serves as a collective voice by facilitating communication between the governing bodies, administration, and families. The Parent Council exists to develop strong social bonds by supporting parent education, school activities, active volunteerism, celebrations and special events; thereby building a vibrant community.

Parent Council Leadership

2021/2022

Michelle Kratzer
Michelle Kratzer
Chair
Laura Heaney
Laura Heaney
Co-Chair
Riva Figueroa
Riva Figueroa
Treasurer
Orlene Carlos
Orlene Carlos
Secretary

Serving Our Community

Just as Waldorf education supports the heads, hearts, and hands of our children, so does the Parent Council support the same in our school community.

Heads

The Heads team supports education efforts with teacher apreciation, class reps, and parent education.

You!
You!
You!
You!

Hearts

The Hearts team supports community connection with community exchanges, socials, and by arranging food/drink/childcare for many community events

Heather Welch
Heather Welch
Courtney Monson
Courtney Monson
You!
You!

Hands

The Hands team supports volunteer efforts, community involvement, and campus beautification.

Kerstin Kubina
Kerstin Kubina
Kate Packer
Kate Packer
You!
You!

Parent Council Meetings & Events

In the 2021-2022 school year, PC meetings will likely alternate taking place virtually via Zoom and in person on the DMS campus.
Please check back for further details
Unless otherwise noted, Parent Council meetings will take place on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

Date Agenda Minutes
08/18/20 Agenda Minutes
09/01/20 Agenda Minutes
10/06/20 Agenda Minutes
11/10/20 Agenda Minutes
12/01/20 Agenda Minutes
01/05/21 Agenda Minutes
02/09/21 Agenda Minutes
03/09/21 Agenda Minutes
04/13/21 Agenda Minutes
05/10/21 Agenda
05/24/21 Agenda
05/26/21 Agenda

Parent Council Sponsored Events & Initiatives

Desert Marigold is rich with events, festivals, and community resources. Some are organized by the school and others are a product of the volunteers at Parent Council. Learn about the things Parent Council does each day for our community.

Winter Faire

Community Socials

Community Exchanges

Spring Benefit

Parent Handwork

Community Work Days

Class Reps

Parent Enrichment

Teacher Appreciation

Hope & Help

Coffee & Tea Services

Getting Involved