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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.  



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. 


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

WHERE:  Goethe Elementary Room 106


  • December 5th, 2022

  • January 9th, 2023 *no school week prior

  • February 6th, 2023

  • March 6th, 2023

  • April 10th, 2023 *no school week prior

  • May 1st, 2023

  • June 5th, 2023

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 

  • Goethe Fest - annual back to school community celebration

  • Goethe's Got Talent - annual fundraiser featuring performances and artwork by our Goethe kids

  • Open houses for prospective families

  • Goethe Giving Tree Fundraising Campaign 

  • 125th Anniversary Fundraising Campaign

  • Latin Beats on the Square - annual community event and fundraiser

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