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Parent Hours and Events

Welcome to the VLA parent community! Below you will find some suggestions on how to fullfill your ten parent hours. These hours can be completed by any family member over the age of 18. You must complete a parent hours form and turn it in to the VLA Office for us to record your volunteer hours. The only exception to this is attendance at VLA Meetings when you complete the sign-in sheet. CLICK HERE TO VIEW/DOWNLOAD THE PARENT HOURS FORM.

Contact Mrs. Igel to sign up.

Up to 6 of your 10 hours may be contributed through donations. Donations are calculated at a rate of $15.00 per hour for the first 4 hours and $30 dollars per hour for the second 2. Donate items needed from our VLA Donations Wish List below. You must attach your original receipt to your parent hour sheet in order to receive credit (1 hour per $15/$30 spent).

Donations ($15 = 1 hour please attach receipts to parent hours form):


Copy paper (white and color)

Posterboards, display boards for the student store.

Cases of water (16 oz. bottles)


Donation List for the Student Store 


Attend VLA Parent Group meetings and be a part of the VLA community. Bring refreshments for the next VLA Student event or Parent Group meeting (click on the link above to view current Parent Hour Opportunities).

Volunteer to help out at the next social event..  

Landscape Beautification Day

(Parents and/or adult family members 18+ Only):

Every first Saturday of the month  (8 a.m. to noon). 

You must take a VLA parent hour form with you and have it signed by the event coordinator (Alexia Gottwalt) and turn it in to Mrs. Igel in the VLA office in order to receive your parent hours.
Be sure to sign in and out in the NCS Multi-Purpose Room (cafeteria) to receive credit for your hours.  See the 
flyer attached  for more information.


“Still have parent hours to do? Consider making a donation of supplies to the Library Media Center today – your donation will go toward your parent hours and will make a huge impact for students. Indeed, if paper and ink continue to be used as they have been, we will be forced to initiate a printing fee to keep up with the demand.

The items we need most are: paper (white and bright colors, 8 ½” x 11”) and HP LaserJet 53A Toner; however, we welcome donations of other supplies. Please email Mrs. Prettol, our librarian, to advise her of your donation or for more information.
Book donations are still welcome and will count towards your parent hours! (new or gently used books, please).
You can check out our Amazon Wishlist as well. Thank you for your help!”