Volunteering with the Alice Deal Community Association (ADCA) doesn’t have to be a year-long commitment. There are many ways throughout the year to lend a hand to make Deal a great school, even if you have only an hour or two to spare.  Below are the various events and activities throughout the year.  To volunteer, simply contact the person who is coordinating the event/activity below, or email alicedealca@gmail.com.

Alumni Database – Help leave a gift to Deal from the ADCA. Support fundraisers and other future events, which are always fun evenings for Deal parents, staff and the community. Contact: Cathy House

Book Fair – Be part of our annual Book Sale at Politics and Prose on October 31, 2105 and November 1, 2015. Contact: Jennie Bonney and Amy Hall

Career Day – Share information about your job or career with a homeroom class on “Career Day.” Contact: TBD

Deal Directory – Assist with preparation and distribution of the Directory. Contact: Alexis Comrack

High School Night – Be part of assisting the Counseling Team on showcasing the DCPS High Schools on October 23, 2015. Contact: TBD

Holiday Greens Sale – Sell holiday greens on December 5 & 6, 2015 and December 12 & 13, 2015. Contact: Jonathan McHugh and Scott Cheney

International Night – Coordinate a food table or bring your favorite dish to share on November 19, 2015 as we celebrate Deal’s rich cultural diversity and our new official status as an International Baccalaureate school! Contact: Silvia Dinale and Neha Shah

Musical – Assist with the potluck, pizza night, supervise students, create the sets and costumes, sell tickets, etc. Contact: Brooke Evans

Newsletter – Write articles, edit or take pictures for the ADCA newsletter. Contact: Maria Creighton

Open Houses – Welcome potential families to Deal and direct them in visiting classes during the day. These days will take place in November, December and January. Contact: Maria Petaros

Party Fundraiser – Come be a part of our party fundraiser committee. Your ideas for a theme, décor, food and new fundraising strategies are needed for this annual event held on February 6, 2016. Our first committee meeting will be held in early October 2015.  Contact: Cathy House and Brooke Evans

Receptions – Organize small receptions for the Career Day, National Junior Society and Eighth Grade Promotion, dates to be determined. Contact: Cathy House

Safeway/Giant eScrip, etc. – Promote parent participation. Enter grocery card numbers into database. Contact: Laura Cloutier

Teacher Appreciation – Plan special breakfasts/lunches or gifts to thank teachers for their excellent work with our kids. Contact: Toni Waymer