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FRIENDS OF GOETHE SCHOOL -FOGS

OUR PURPOSE

 

Friends of Goethe School (FOGS) is a group of parents, teachers, and neighbors working together to make Goethe Elementary a better school for everyone in the community. We best support Goethe with a strong team of board members and volunteers.   All parents, teachers, and community members are welcome and encouraged to support and participate FOGS activities.  There is no financial requirement for participation.  

GET INVOLVED

 

There is no shortage of work to be done.  FOGS is open to anyone in our community who is willing to lean in to offer their time, talent, or financial donations.  Getting involved is easy,  join us at our monthly meeting hosted virtually on Zoom,  sign up to volunteer your time and talent to help us execute programs, or simply email one of the board members to discuss how you can get involved. 

2023/24 FOGS MEETING SCHEDULE

WHEN:    6:30PM - the first Monday of each month unless noted below

WHERE:  Goethe Elementary Library

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  • November 6th, 2023

  • December 4th, 2023

  • Jan 8th (no school on the 1st), 2024

  • Feb 5th, 2024

  • March 4th, 2024

  • April 8th (no school on the 1st), 2024

  • May 6th, 2024

  • June 3rd, 2024

FOGS Contributions To Goethe

Resources Funded by FOGs

  • New sound system for the Auditorium

  • New Keyless security system for the school to provide added safety

  • Sports equipment; Basketballs, volleyballs, soccer nets for PE programming

  • New iPads to fortify the STEAM program in our award-winning library

  • Active recess equipment; balls, hoola hoops, jump ropes, etc.

  • Flexible Seating to aid in returning to the classroom and moving classrooms outdoors, lap desks, floor cushions, sensory bands, noise blocking earmuffs and more.

  • Ukuleles to expand our Music Room programming

  • Technology for Goethe's Media Arts program & Yearbook club, giving our kids the ability to create, record, and edit original music; develop podcasts; and train our kids for future careers using the latest technology

  • Maker spaces in preschool classrooms with tools and supplies for STEAM programs.

Programming supported by FOGS

  • Ballet Folklorico after school instructional program 

  • Open houses for prospective families

  • Goethe Giving Tree Fundraising Campaign 

  • Latin Beats - annual community event and fundraiser

  • Parents' Night Out

  • Extra Field Trip

  • Annual Spring Fun Run

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