The obligations for all families are as follows:

Workdays: (1) One 3.5 hour workday per week
Maintenance: 4 hours per year (two 2 hour Saturday mornings)
Fundraising: $900 required per family; Half due by January.
Service Hours: Service at 1 fundraising event (bingo, casino, crab feed, etc.)
Parent Membership Meeting: 4 per year – attendance is mandatory. Typically, 2nd Tuesday of scheduled months.
Parent Education Meeting (monthly): Brief 30-45 minute meeting after classroom workday with a teacher.
Snack: 4 times per year (Sept-May), for the entire class. Enough for 40 children
Requirements: carb/protein main snack, plus veggie or fruit, and drink (milk 1% or non-fat preferred). Parents forget the drink 70% of the time. No nut products allowed.
Participation: Participate in operation of school by joining the board or taking on a job from the Job List MNS
Calendar Activity: Plan one activity per year which involves the whole class (i.e. cooking project, art project, group time event, field trip, etc.)
Buyout: If you do not wish to participate in one or more of the co-op obligations please add to your monthly tuition the following buyout fee each month: All obligations must be completed by May 1st.
Workdays: $75 per workday or $300 per month
Maintenance: $60 per month
Fundraising: $100 per month (10 per year)
Service Hours: $100 per hour
Snack: $50 per snack or $20 per month
Job: Unfulfilled preschool job will result in a $500 fee. non-refund of obligation deposits.
Non-Participation buyout (includes workdays, maintenance, fundraising & snacks) $540 per month added to your monthly tuition.
Mandatory Participation:
Parent Membership Meetings (4 per year): Parent Meetings pertain to child development, education or school topics. $50 fee for missed member meetings.
Parent Education (monthly): Brief 30-45 minute meeting after your workday or by schedule
Job Participation or Board Position: Choose a job that helps the operation of the school
Activity: Supply & facilitate creative activity for class (art project, cooking activity, gross motor skills activity, music)

As with any public or school event, participation in these events includes possible exposure to and illness from infectious diseases including but not limited to Influenza, RSV, MRSA, COVID-19. While rules and personal discipline may reduce this risk, the risk of serious illness and death does exist. If you are no longer able to attend the events, or would like to change your participation to virtual, please contact us and we will be happy to talk with you.