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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 :

Chair: Linda Burt
Co-Chair: Open
Nuestra Escuela: Open
Nuestra Escuela: Open
EPO Website Editor: Open
Parent Engagement Coordinator: Annette Achermann
New Parent Coordinator: Stacey Signorello
Newsletter: Shellie Sakamoto
Communications: Open
Sign up genius: Open
Fundraising: Nicola Weiskopf
Spirit wear: Linda Burt
Yahoo! Parent Group Moderator: Stacey Signorello

If you would like to get involved, please reach out to Linda Burt

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

  • 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
  • Important Financial Aid Night for Junior & Senior Parents All Junior and Senior Parents should plan to attend the very important college information night where we will be talking about financial aid and college testing!What: FAFSA/Dream Act ...
    Posted Jan 6, 2016, 8:11 PM by Linda Burt
  • Back to School Night - Part 2 Please join us this Thursday night, September 10th, 7-8:30pm at Everest for Back to School Night Part 2. During Back to School Night Part 2,  parents will walk ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2015, 1:56 PM by Linda Burt
  • Lots of Volunteer Opportunities! Have you seen all of the different volunteer opportunities there are here at Everest? We are not your typical high school...we want and need your help! Starting with next ...
    Posted Aug 27, 2015, 10:05 PM by Linda Burt
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EPO Spotlight

We are a week away from the annual camping trip and we are in need of drivers! Please sign up today to drive! Go here to sign up.

A million thank yous to Jay Patel and his team of parents for making the 2015 Everest Camping Trip such a success! It was countless hours of work, tons of volunteers getting ready for the trip, driving to and from, chaperones, took an army of parents and teachers to put on the trip, so thank you to all!

A huge thank you goes out to Gisela Pyka for all she has done and continues to do for Everest. She has been amazing, doing everything from leading the EPO, to translating for our Spanish speaking families to making sure everybody is well fed with her amazing homemade food. Thanks for your continued dedicated support of Everest, Gisela!