Parent Organization Committees
Whether you're a book fan, an environmentalist, or an event planner, the Wildwood Parent Organization (WWPO) has a host of committees that welcome your talents.
Angel. This committee coordinates efforts to support and offer services to Wildwood families in times of need.
Art Gallery Hospitality (middle and upper campus). Refreshments are provided for bimonthly student art exhibitions.
Athletics Planning. This group builds awareness and increases involvement in Wildwood athletics K-12.
Athletics Team Sports Co-Chairs. These positions support the co-curricular athletic program at the middle and upper school through communications, ceremonies, and spirit initiatives throughout the school year.
Breakfast Club. Parents coordinate a light potluck breakfast for faculty and staff on conference days at both campuses.
College (middle and upper campus). This committee works with the college counselors to coordinate college information events for parents and students.
Dinner for 12 Strangers/Apps for 50. This popular Wildwood tradition is designed to bring small diverse groups of parents, faculty, and staff together in either an intimate setting or a large cocktail party.
Elementary Yearbook (elementary campus). Volunteers help bring to life, through photos and print, the magical memories that occur each school year to produce a quality elementary school yearbook.
Faculty and Staff Appreciation. Parents help organize this annual appreciation luncheon for faculty and staff.
GardenPalooza. Parents from both campuses help plan art and garden projects, coordinate food and beverages, and support the afternoon’s activities.
Grade Parent (middle and upper campus). Grade parents are a resource for new and returning families and help navigate all things Wildwood.
Hospitality. Helps coordinate catering menus, recruit volunteers to bring various food items, and oversee setup and cleanup of school events throughout the year.
Host Family. Host families offer additional support and help build community for new students and their parents.
Jog-a-Thon (elementary campus). A beloved tradition at Wildwood, parents help produce all aspects of the event from collecting pledges and creating décor to managing vendors, volunteers, and counting laps.
Literary Events. This group plans, coordinates, and executes book fairs and author visits to celebrate literacy and foster our children’s love of reading.
Middle and Upper Grade Level Potlucks. The coordinator produces the grade-level potlucks for the fall.
Parent Education. This committee coordinates learning opportunities for parents who want to learn about Wildwood's curriculum and how to better understand their children.
Parent Multicultural Collaborative (PMC). This committee hosts community dialogue meetings, which provide a forum for schoolwide diversity-related discussions, and helps support the annual Multicultural Symposium.
Room Parent (elementary campus). The Room Parent serves as the classroom liaison between teachers and parents.
Spirit Merchandise. Volunteers help sell spirit merchandise at key school events throughout the school year.
Student Lunch (elementary campus). Volunteers help serve student lunch five days a week.
Winter Solstice Breakfast. Parents are invited to share baked goods celebrating their family’s cultural history in order to “break bread” and build community.
Year of the Party. This committee coordinates a suite of amazing parties to build community among parents and families, as well as raise awareness and money for the Hope Fund, Wildwood's Endowment that supports the Flexible Tuition Program.