Watch D.O.G.S.

What is Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) ?

Watch DOGS is a national volunteer program for fathers. It runs every Thursday and Friday at Rosa Lee Carter from 7:30 am until 2:35 pm. Volunteering with the Watch DOGS initiative provides an enriching and enjoyable experience for dads and students through volunteering in their own child's classroom, as well as other areas of the school. Watch DOGS may include fathers, grandfathers, uncles, and other father-figures.


What are the goals of a Watch D.O.G.S. program?

1) To provide positive male role models for the students, demonstrating by their presence that education is important.

2) To provide extra sets of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.


How do I sign up ?

Simply click on the link below in order to check availability and sign yourself up for this program. Each time you sign up, your date on the calendar will be blocked out and reserved for you. You may volunteer once or multiple times throughout the year, as your schedule permits.

**If this is your first time volunteering, please let us know what size t-shirt you will need by using the t-shirt button.

What will my day look like when I volunteer for the Watch D.O.G.S program ?

A week before your scheduled volunteer day, you will receive an email from our Parent Liaison. She will email you a detailed schedule of activities closer to the date. The schedule will include time volunteering in your own child's classroom as well as other areas of the school. You will also make an appearance on the RLC News Show !


Do I have to sign up for a full day ?

The Watch D.O.G.S program runs from 7:30 am until 2:35 pm. It is recommended that you spend a full day in order to really experience this program as well as get an insight into your child's day in school. However, we are flexible and can work with your schedule, if needed.


Who do I contact in case I have further questions ?

Please feel free to email our Parent Liaison simran.kaur@lcps.org in case you have any questions or concerns.