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New Requirement for K-6 Field Trip Chaperones

Beginning with 2022-2023 School Year, Mars Area School District Grades K-6 parents/guardians, who are interested in serving as Field Trip Chaperones, must be approved Independent Volunteers.

In accordance with District Policy 916 Volunteers, to apply to be an Independent Volunteer, individuals must: 

  • Complete a District Volunteer Application(available online at marsk12.org)
  • Obtain the following clearances:
  • Be approved by Mars Area School Board. (Note: Upon Board approval, Independent Volunteers will be placed on an “Approved Independent Volunteers List” that will be provided to the Building Principal.)
Parents/guardians interested in serving as a Field Trip Chaperone, must be Board approved as an Independent Volunteer by no later than Wednesday, Dec. 7.