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Everest Parent Organization (EPO)


The Everest Parent Organization (EPO) actively contributes to the success of the school by meeting the needs of the faculty and students in a way that is consistent with Everest’s mission and school culture, including:  
  • a commitment to building and modeling character 
  • a principled vs. rules based approach 
  • consistent high standards and expectations 
  • involved parents  
Every parent is a member of the EPO, there are no membership forms or dues. If you have a student at Everest, you are part of the EPO. We would love for you to get involved.
Who is the EPO?

Everyone knows that a PTA is a school organization you have to pay dues to join. At Everest, we have the EPO and you are automatically a member -- no dues or registration required! The Everest Parent Organization coordinates and supplies the volunteer power that helps support all the programs and events we do throughout the year. We welcome your participation -- it's vital to the success of Everest, and very much appreciated! 

Meet your Core Team Parent Volunteers :

  • EPO Chairperson - Stacey Signorello

  • Camping/Study Trip Coordinator – Jay Patel

  • Teacher Appreciation Lunches – Nimisha Patel

  • Graduation Coordinator – Linda Burt

  • Newsletter Editor – Linnaea Knisley

  • SignUp Genius – OPEN

  • Donation Thank you Letters – Stephanie Woodworth

  • Fundraising Team Leader – OPEN

  • Everest Donation Tracking – Mary Wilson (but will need to train/transition)

  • Website – Richard Hamel

  • New Family Liaison - OPEN

  • New Family Liaison Spanish Speaking families – Marva

  • Directory Burst – Mark Tsugawa

  • EPO Meetings Note Taker/Agenda – Rotating

If you would like to get involved, please reach out to Stacey Signorello

There are a few different ways that Everest communicates with parents:
  • Weekly Newsletter - If you have a student at this school, you should be receiving the weekly newsletter every Sunday. For more information about the newsletter, please click here.
  • Everest Parents Yahoo! Email Group - Please sign up here to join the Everest Parents Yahoo! Email Group. The goal of this group is to foster communication among parents of students attending Everest Public School. It is not an official communications channel, nor is it monitored by teachers or administrators. Please continue to contact teachers or administration directly.
  • Everest Website - You are already on the website. We try to keep it as updated as possible so please check the website if you are looking for any information related to Everest.

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents. -Jane D. Hull

Many hands make light work and all families are encouraged to volunteer approximately 30 hours/year (50 hours/year for two students). Volunteer parents provide support in many areas, camping trip, grade level study trips, Intersession, community events, administrative and college readiness support, helping staff school events, serving student lunches, providing transportation for field trips, awards and sports night, teachers appreciation and even participating in new freshman recruitment every year.

We use SignUpGenius to keep track of the many volunteer opportunities available. Please click here to see the latest volunteer opportunities

Recent EPO Announcements

  • EPO Summer Planning Meeting - July 19th 12-2pm at Everest Everybody is welcome to join us on Wednesday, July 19th from 12-2pm at Everest as we plan for the next school year. Do you have ideas on how to ...
    Posted Jun 15, 2017, 12:15 PM by Linda Burt
  • Celebrate Everest - Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6-8pm Please come join us to Celebrate Everest on Tuesday, June 6th from 6:00-8:00pm. We will be showcasing the Expedition projects that our students have been working on ...
    Posted May 29, 2017, 10:44 AM by Linda Burt
  • New Family Welcome on Saturday, May 13, 2017 1-3pm We will be welcoming our newest Snow Leopards and their families this Saturday, May 13th from 1-3pm. We would love for our current families to come help welcome our ...
    Posted May 11, 2017, 11:32 AM by Linda Burt
  • Back to School Night! Tonight is Back to School Night Part 1!  We wanted to remind you that our evening starts at 7:00 PM and goes to 8:30 right here at Everest ...
    Posted Aug 18, 2016, 4:36 PM by Linda Burt
  • Best Fit College Night - Thursday, April 21 6:30-8pm at Everest On April 21st from 6:30 - 8:00 PM at Everest, we will be holding the last evening college event of the year.  One of our highlighted areas of growth ...
    Posted Apr 19, 2016, 1:06 PM by Linda Burt
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EPO Spotlight

We truly appreciate all of our parents, Everest parents are the best! I would like to send a special shout out to freshman parent Nicola Weiskopf who has done an AMAZING job organizing our fundraising this year. We have raised more money this year than we have in the past few years thanks to her very focused efforts on #GivingTuesday in November and Stand UP for Public Schools Day in May. Nicola, we truly appreciate the expertise and energy that you have brought to Everest this year!