WATCH D.O.G.S.

Watch D.O.G.S.How Do You Participate?

 

Would you like to participate as a WatchDOG at Boggess?

 

Contact our TopDOG - Lance Westbrook - watchdogs@boggesspta.org

 

Before you will be allowed to schedule a day, your PISD Volunteer Application (information) will have to be completed!


Click here to go directly to the Plano I.S.D. Volunteer Application Login.

 

Once you’re signed up to volunteer, you will need your official Watch D.O.G.S apparel! Don’t forget to get your student(s) apparel to wear on the day you are on duty at Boggess!

 

Need to order Watch D.O.G.S. apparel? Visit the WatchDOGS DogStore.


 

What is WATCH D.O.G.S.?

 

WATCH D.O.G.S. is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering that was founded by Jim Moore, a concerned father who chose to take action in response to a 1998 middle-school shooting in Jonesboro, AR. Moore wanted to help prevent violence from occurring at his children’s school or at any school. The first program was launched at George Elementary in Springdale, AR, the school of Moore’s oldest child. Today, more than1,659 programs in 38 states and New Zealand participate in WATCH D.O.G.S.®

 

How WATCH D.O.G.S.® Works
WATCH D.O.G.S., a K-12 program, invites fathers, grandfathers, uncles, or other father figures to volunteer at least one day all day at their child’s/student’s school during the school year. Individuals sign up at a kick-off event such as a “Dads and Kids Pizza Night” or “Donuts with Dad” or in the office at any time throughout the school year. The program is overseen by a “Top Dog” volunteer who partners with the school administrator to coordinate scheduling and identify opportunities for WatchDOGS to provide assistance at the school. WatchDOG volunteers perform a variety of tasks during their volunteer day including monitoring the school entrance, assisting with unloading and loading of buses and cars, monitoring the lunch room, or helping in the classroom with a teacher’s guidance by working with small groups of students on homework, flashcards, or spelling.

 

Want to learn more? Visit https://dadsofgreatstudents.com/

 

Questions?

Please contact the Boggess WATCH D.O.G.S. chair: watchdogs@boggesspta.org