Staff Appreciation

Show our wonderful IMS faculty and staff how much you appreciate their hard work and staff appreciation lunchdedication to our school by volunteering time and/or food contributions for a Staff Appreciation Lunch.

Each month the IMS PTSA hosts a lunch for the IMS staff in the Faculty Lounge.  Volunteers are needed for the following roles.

Chair(s) of Teacher Appreciation Committee: Chairs will help recruit hosts, help hosts with menus and volunteer recruitment, manage budget and work with IMS admin to confirm event plans.

Hosts: The hosts are the main coordinators and can pick their own themes and plan their own meals.

  • Resources of menus and quantity info that has been saved from past events is available to use.
  • The PTSA will provide a list of interested volunteers
  • Hosts are welcome ask for help and donations from friends
  • Volunteer sign up is made easy via SignUp Genius.
  • There is a budget available to help offset any food costs.
  • You can sign up to host by yourself, or with some friends.

Food Volunteers: donating food items for this meal.

  • Drop off is in the Faculty Lounge
  • Food is usually requested by 10 am.

Set up, Serve, or Clean up Volunteers: In addition to food, lunches also need volunteers to help with

  • set up (approx. 10-11:50)
  • serve (approx. 11-1pm)
  • clean up after (approx. 1-1:45pm)

For more information on how to get involved, please contact

Staff Appreciation dates for 2017/2018

Staff Appreciation Lunches (10 am – 2 pm)

  • November 16th – Thanksgiving Pie Service
  • December 7th – Family Traditions
  • January 18th – Lunar New Year (Xieshi)
  • February 13th – French Valentine’s Day
  • March 15th – St. Patrick’s Day/Chili Bar
  • April 5th – End of Trimester Treats
  • June 7th – Coffee Cart & Treats

*Staff Appreciation Week – Week of May 7th.