2020–2021 Dads Club Board

We are honored to have some really awesome DeGolyer Dads who have stepped up to complete next years’ Dads Club board. A big thank you to everyone who nominated someone or volunteered to be on the board. It is a big commitment, but it’s also very important for the school. Also, thank you to all of the dads who have volunteered in any capacity. With your help, we will continue to make DeGolyer a great place for our kids to learn.

For the 2020/2021 school year, the board will be:

  • Ray Mabry, President
  • Matt Kowalewski, Vice President
  • Benito Lares, Secretary
  • Dave Smith, Treasurer
  • Jeremy McClure, Auction Committee Chair
  • Danny Fernandez, Teacher Appreciation Dinner Chair
  • Greg Sproat, Parade & Talent Show Chair

Pine Cove Summer Camp Raffle

The Pine Cove Summer Camp Raffle is now complete. Congratulations to our winner: Jamie Kelly.

Thank you again for making Degolyer Elementary such a great school and community. I can’t wait to celebrate with all of you July 18!

2020 DeGolyer After Dark Auction

Mark Your Calendar for April 4 July 18, 2020

Due to state and national disaster declarations, and ongoing social distancing guidelines, the DeGolyer Dads Club Auction and Grand Prize Raffle have been delayed until July 18, 2020. The Grand Prize Raffle drawing will happen on July 18, even if the auction event is cancelled or further delayed. Please stay safe, and we look forward to seeing you in July.

The Auction is the DeGolyer Dad’s Club’s largest fundraiser each year.  

All proceeds from the DeGolyer After Dark Auction go to fund projects to improve the student experience at DeGolyer Elementary. Here are just a few past and current projects that have been funded by the DeGolyer Dad’s Club:

  • ALL In Learning tools for select classrooms
  • The Degolyer Discovery Garden
  • Purchasing of materials for school musicals
  • Resurfacing the basketball court

Our Projects

Dads Club is a group of dads who volunteer their time to help improve the quality of education at DeGolyer Elementary. We work closely with the DeGolyer PTA, teachers, and school administration to identify the needs of the students and faculty, and then raise funds and/or provide labor to meet those needs. Over the years, The Dads Club has helped out with just about everything imaginable. Here are just a few examples of items purchased or jobs done by the Dads Club:

  • iStation Reading and Math program licensing for grades 3 -5
  • ALL In Learning tools for select classrooms
  • The digital marquee sign in front of the school
  • The DeGolyer Discovery Garden
  • Purchased ukuleles for the Music department
  • Providing funds, along with DeGolyer PTA, to repave the outdoor basketball court
  • Painting the Principal’s, Secretary’s, and CSR’s offices
  • Funding purchase of new athletic equipment, including basketballs, basketball nets, volleyball nets, sports uniforms, and many more
  • New magnetic white boards which replaced existing chalk boards in academic classrooms
  • Annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner