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Things to Remember When Working Opp Knock Events

  • Honor your volunteer commitments
  • Represent the character and spirit of Stanley Middle School
  • Arrive on time, show respect and courtesy
  • Check in and out with the event coordinator
  • Remember your GOLD SLIP!
  • Have fun!

OppKnocks Events

Upcoming Events Information

April/May 2022


  • WILDCATS ON STAGE TECH CREW and BACKSTAGE HELPERS: Help with the production of Wildcats On Stage production of Into the Woods.  Contact Jen DiPrisco at for more information or to volunteer.

CAST A: Tech rehearsals on Monday and Tuesday, May 2&3, 3-5pm; Shows: Fri, May 6th at 7pm and Sat, May 7th at 3pm.

CAST B:  Tech rehearsals on Wednesday and Thursday, May 4&5, 3-5pm; Shows: Sat, May 7th at 7pm and Sat, May 8th at 3pm.

  • LAFAYETTE NURSERY SCHOOL SCIENCE DAY OF DISCOVERY: Saturday, May 7th.  Help run science stations for preschoolers through 3rd graders.  Stations include: Animal Petting, Bones & Fossils, Color Mixing, Dinosaur Dig, Giant Bubbles, Rocket Launching, and Volcanoes.  The volunteers should plan to arrive at 9:30 AM to help with the final set-ups at the stations.  All volunteers will receive a free lunch at the event.  For more information and to sign up, click on this link or contact Susan Lord at or text 510-414-3693.


  • STANLEY CAFE (Hot Lunch Window): Help PTA volunteers sell food and drinks for Stanley Cafe on Wednesday mornings.  Student volunteers show up at 8am to help with set-up and assist in the cafe until 9:15am (1.25 hour shift).  If you are interested in being a Stanley Cafe student volunteer, please visit this sign-up.  If you have questions contact Mr. Mangold by SchoolLoop.

  • LUNCH BUDDY PROGRAM (Rooms 205, 206 and 307): Once a week (45min/0.75 hour every week) for the whole trimester (consistency is necessary).  Bring a lunch and join the students in Mrs. Bertrand, Ms. Reynolds, and Ms. Walker's classes. Their students love to talk to their lunch buddies, attend campus clubs, draw, read, go outside and have fun.  If you are interested in this program, please contact Ms. Reynolds (Room 206).

  • LOST AND FOUND (Lost and Found; outside office):  If you would be interested in helping keep the Lost and Found organized and tidy, please contact Mr. Mangold.  

  • AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS: Visit the bulletin board in the hallway of the Gym or speak with Mrs. Anke to learn about opportunities to help out with after-school sports.  

Sign up using GoogleDocs!

Click on the highlighted link to access the sign up sheet.  Use your Google Account log-in to access the form. To log-in you have to enter the whole google account email address. 

example: "the student's  

ONLY add your name to open rows.  Please do not change any other content or names on the sign up sheets.  If there are no open rows, the event is full.  All changes are tracked by user. 

If you are a student having trouble accessing the sign-up forms and would like to sign up for an event, please email


Past Opp Knocks Events





  • Assist Students with Special Needs during SEED events
  • Bunny Brunch
  • Burton Valley Fall Family Festival
  • Burton Valley Science Fair
  • Contra Costa Food Bank
  • Cooking & Serving a Meal at our Local Homeless Shelter
  • Friends Corner Bookshop Volunteer
  • Gingerbread-House making at Lafayette Elementary
  • Girl's Volleyball Match
  • Happy Valley Elementary School Carnival
  • Happy Valley Elementary School Fall Picnic
  • Happy Valley Science Fair
  • It's A Wonderful Life...Holiday Tree Lighting
  • Lafayette Art and Wine Festival
  • Lafayette Creek Day Volunteer
  • Lafayette District Chorus Festival
  • Lafayette Earth Day
  • Lafayette Elementary International Night
  • Lafayette Elementary Science Fair
  • Lafayette Elementary Sock Hop
  • Lafayette Elementary Westival
  • Lafayette Juniors Kitchen Tour
  • Lafayette Juniors Rummage Sale
  • Lafayette Reservoir Run
  • Lafaytte/ Moraga Regional Trail Clean-Up
  • Las Trampas Creek Clean Up
  • Leigh Creekside Park Clean-Up
  • Little League Volunteers
  • Packing Party for Afghanistan organized by Trust In Education
  • Pouch Project
  • Prepare a Meal for Martinez Homeless Shelter
  • Respite Night For Students With Special Needs And Their Siblings
  • Rube Goldberg Contest
  • Science Fair Volunteer Burton Valley Elementary
  • SEED Birthday Party/Playdate
  • SEED Family Resource Day
  • Springhill 5th Grade Play Tech Crew
  • Springhill Back-To-School Picnic
  • Springhill International Night
  • Springhill Science Fair
  • St. Perpetua Octoberfest
  • St. Perpetua Play Tech Crew
  • Stanley Cultural Faire
  • Stanley PTA Ice Cream Social
  • Stanley Volleyball Tournament
  • The Day of the Library
  • Trail Building and Repair at Lime Ridge Open Space
  • Trick or Treat Street Lafayette
  • Wildcats on Stage Tech/Production Crew
  • Wildcats on Stage Tickets and Refreshment Sales
  • Wrapping presents for homeless and needy children - served by the Bay Area Rescue Mission
  • Yes on Measure C yard sign distribution