Family Class Barbeques
These are afternoon parties with activities and/or student entertainment held in local parks or on campus, weather permitting.
- Freshman Family BBQ | Sun, Sep 29, 2018 | Brisbane Community Park, Brisbane
- Sophomore & Junior Combined Family BBQ | Sat, Oct 13, 2018 | On campus
- Senior Family BBQ—Cancelled due to low interest
These are evening socials in the Ann Maisel Café on the LWHS campus, with drinks and buffet dinner, providing parents and guardians the opportunity to connect with other parents in the same class.
- Frosh Parent Reception
- Tue, Oct 2, 2018 | 5:30pm
- Fri, Mar, 15, 2018 | 5:30pm
- Sophomore Parent Reception
- Wed, Sep 26, 2018 | 5:30pm
- Fri, Apr 12, 2019 | 5:30pm
- Fri May 10, 2019 | 6pm
- Junior Parent Reception
- Senior and 13th Year (Class of ’18) Reception
Admissions Open House—Tour Docents Committee
Guide visitors through the school, answering questions about LWHS. No experience needed—just bring your enthusiasm and a friendly smile!
Admissions Open House—Hospitality Committee
Volunteers are needed for shopping, preparing food, setting up, cleaning up, meeting and greeting prospective students and their families in the Ann Maisel Café.
Organize Gala celebrations for Friday evening performances by theatre, dance, instrumental, and choral music students. Family Network Picnics
Family picnics are hosted by the school during the fall semester to foster relationships among incoming and returning families who share cultural or geographic backgrounds. Families gather to relax in a local park, connect with other families, and enjoy games and good food. Look for details in the weekly e-Tiger or contact Tamisha Williams, the Dean of Adult Equity & Inclusion for more information and volunteer opportunities.
In order of occurrence:
- Black Student Union Family Picnic - Sun, Sep 9, 2018
- Bienvenidos Family Picnic - Sun, Sep 16, 2018
- East Bay Families Picnic - Sat, Sep 22, 2018
- Peninsula Families Picnic - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
- Asian/Asian-American Family Picnic - Sun, Oct 7, 2018
- LGBTQ+ Family Picnic - Sun, Oct 28, 2018
Help with food, setup, and cleanup for family events to meet other families who share interests. These community building events are hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement. Learn more on the Inclusive Community
page. Faculty and Staff Appreciation Events
Provide special lunch, treats, decorations, and thank you notes for LWHS teachers and staff, on four specific days during the year.
Family Community Service Projects
Organize and participate in community service projects with LWHS families and faculty in coordination with the Center for Civic Engagement. Generations Day
Provide hospitality on the visiting day for grandparents and special friends, which happens on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Library Volunteers
Volunteers work two-hour shifts between 9am–3pm. No experience is required. New Family Welcome Reception and Mentor Program
Volunteers serve as mentors for families new to LWHS. Meet the incoming families on Sat, May 4, 2019, and be available to offer support and information throughout the year. Parents Coalition of Bay Area High Schools
Help out with parent education forums to promote youth health and safety. Sports Boosters
Enrich the overall sports experience for LWHS student-athletes! Coordinate game day refreshments, sports banquets, and help facilitate sports updates on the LWHS website. Book Club
Meet monthly to share responses and perspectives about a particular book selected from the reading lists of LWHS English classes. Knitting Group
Meet monthly to work on projects, get knitting help, share ideas, and chat with other adults from the LWHS community. Any level of experience is welcome.