Community Advocates for Education (CAFE)
CAFE Board Members
Jerry Ross President:
Jerry Ross Vice-President:
The CAFE provides each teacher with $300 to fund student incentive programs and purchase supplies and educational tools. Each principal, teacher aide, custodian, cafeteria staff member and school nurse also receive funds.
The CAFE proudly supports all academic groups and extracurricular clubs at Jerry Ross Elementary School.
The CAFE provides $5,000 to the schools for Schoolwide Reading programs to encourage reading and comprehension.
The CAFE provides prizes and certificates for classroom “Students of the Month” and “Student Writers” to help boost student confidence
Special Persons’ Day and Challenge Day/Field Day is funded by the CAFE
The CAFE helps fund special projects such as the Jerry Ross Outdoor Learning Lab.
Red Ribbon Week is funded and staffed by the CAFE to encourage students to stay drug-free.
The memorable 5th Grade Dance and DARE graduation from Jerry Ross is subsidized by the CAFE.