Glossary 

 Descriptions of Common NEST Terms 

Glossary

  1. Classroom/NEST Liaison: The Classroom/NEST Liaison will facilitate communications from the NEST to the Classroom teachers and families. Teachers may also ask this volunteer to disseminate information to classroom contacts.
  2. Dad’s Committee: Group of Dads supporting the Hickman community by partnering with the NEST to increase parent and family involvement.
  3. Facilities/Beautification: Oversee the school grounds and partner with the school and NEST to improve areas of concern. Preferred to have 1-2 beautification dayers per year (Fall & Spring).
  4. Family Engagement Liaison: The Family Engagement Liaison works hand in hand with the NEST to get information to the Classroom/NEST Liaisons as well as to secure volunteers for events and fundraisers.
  5. Gardening Committee: Responsible for general upkeep of the Hickman garden and may volunteer with specific classroom teachers to support their needs.
  6. Hospitality Committee: Makes connections with the local community to secure donations and support for various meetings and events. Coordinates refreshments as needed.
  7. Military Committee: Oversees and plans the week of the Military Child.
  8. Running Club: Twice weekly opportunity to run on campus before school. Students earn awards for reaching various milestones. Parent volunteer managed.
  9. Square1 Art: Raise funds by purchasing a variety of different items with your students’ art work on it. Online only.
  10. 5th Grade Committee: Responsible for fundraising and planning of all 5th grade activities, including: celebrations, promotion ceremony, end of year field trip, etc.