Welcome to the Cougar Mountain Middle School WalkAbout Program!


What is WalkAbout? 

WalkAbout is a PTSA program that partners with the school to provide a positive adult presence on campus during peak traffic and unstructured times. At CMMS this is before school, after school, and during lunches. WalkAbout volunteers have designated places where they walk around the school campus encouraging appropriate behavior and allowing students to feel safe and secure. WalkAbout volunteers are supporters, not enforcers of the school rules. The volunteers are positive role models who help foster desirable behavior and help create an environment where all students feel safe.

The most important part of this program is the VOLUNTEERS! We need your help to make this program a success. 


How To Volunteer for WalkAbout? 

  1. You must be approved to volunteer through Issaquah School District. Please be sure to complete the ISD volunteer application. This application must be completed each school year.
  2. Email the WalkAbout Coordinator to sign up, or fill out our Volunteer Interest Form and express interest in the WalkAbout program.
  3. Attend a required WalkAbout training session. The next WalkAbout training is TBD.
  4. Once approved and trained, you will receive an email to sign up for shift(s).

This is a fun opportunity to see the kids and provide support if needed. A friendly “Hello” goes a long way.

If you have any questions, please contact us at: walkabout@cougarmountainptsa.org 

Mission Statement/Purpose:  To provide Cougar Mountain Middle School students with a positive and safe learning environment by having the presence of trained adult volunteers at school during high traffic and unstructured times. At CMMS this is before school, during lunch, and after school. WalkAbout volunteers will move around the school campus to encourage appropriate behaviors and allow students to feel safe. 

The WalkAbout program coincides with the Issaquah School District "Safe and Positive Environment" policy.