The tremendous task of education, 

when shared by home and school,

becomes comparatively easy.”


        — Dr. E. C. Brooks, North Carolina Superintendent of Public Schools, 1923


Family Involvement

  • parent, family, and/or care-giver involvement boosts student achievement.
  • families that express interest in their child’s academic progress, and help with school work show their child that they value education.
  • students experience further positive impact when families help the school community through volunteer efforts.


Volunteer for activities in Hillsborough Elementary Classrooms*

  • field trip chaperones
  • classroom reading assistants
  • help at special events throughout the year (grandparents’ day, mother’s day, field day, etc.)

*Volunteer work at HES requires prior registration with the Orange County School District 




Volunteer for activities with the HES PTA

  • fundraising
  • social events
  • teacher/staff appreciation
  • gardening
  • special projects

Check out the HES PTA website to find out how to:    Get Involved!