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5070 S Duck Lake Road

Commerce Township, MI 48382

Country Oak's has a long standing tradition of bringing many amazing events and programs to our students and school community. In order to continue this tradition we need many team leaders and members to make these events successful!  Please take a look at the events that are planned for the 2019/20 school year. We have open positions on most teams. Please fill out a volunteer profile form and turn it into the office and you will be contacted.


If you have any questions please contact Jill Lanham - Events & Volunteer Coordinator.

At County Oaks we encourage each team to be made up of several members that take a role and work together to accomplish. You will never be alone!

Book Fairs (Sept/Feb/May) - Set up, assist students, operate cash register and pack books when done.

Box Tops/Kroger Rewards/Amazon Smile (year long) -  Collect box tops from classrooms, organize and submit for reimbursement and manage new online system. Help manage incentive programs throughout the year.  Communicate to families how to set up these programs


Color Run Annual Fundraiser (Sept/Oct) - Students collect donations for the month of September ending with a school day event where they warm up, run around a “track” to music and have colored powder tossed on them. Volunteers help facilitate program during fundraising period and event day (Oct 3).


Family Community Events (Date TBD) - Help plan, organize and execute events that bring our COE families together at school. Event types vary from year to year.

Holiday Shop (Dec) - Help organize and staff shop where students are able to purchase gifts for their family members and friends.


Sunshine Team (year long) - Welcome new families to the school to help them navigate programs, events and systems, recognize staff, manage hardship program


Math Pentathlon (Jan-Mar) - Math games/problem solving team open to all students. Volunteers need to help organize team, facilitate games and staff winter district competition.


Mileage Club (fall & spring weather permitting) - Physical fitness club open to all 1st-5th grade students. This is a club that operates during all recess periods allowing students to run around the “track” outside and earn “card punches” that when saved up help them earn charms for their “Mileage Club brag necklace”. Volunteers help punch cards, track and facilitate program.


Outdoor Beautification (fall & spring) - Keep outside beds of school weeded and trimmed back. Determine additional needs.


School Fair (Date TBD) - Help plan, organize and facilitate this community event.


Staff Appreciation (year long) - Help plan, coordinate and facilitate events supporting our wonderful staff.  


WATCH D.O.G.S. (October - end of year) - National program that aims to get male role models in the school to help students. Fathers, Grandfathers, Uncles etc. are welcome to sign up for a day or half day to come into the school and assist students and teachers.


Yearbook (year long) - Volunteers needed to help take, collect and organize pictures of the students and activities at COE during the school year. Book to be sold and published at the end of the year.


5th Grade Celebration (June) - Typically a team of 4th grade parents that host an “After Glow” to the 5th grade graduation ceremony. Plan, coordinate and facilitate evening event.