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Home and School Association

 

Every parent or guardian, teacher and staff member of St. Mary’s Cathedral School is a member of the Home and School Association. Help us to make St. Mary’s Cathedral School outstanding!  Be a vital part of HSA and volunteer your time, talent, and treasure.

The objectives of the HSA shall be:

  1. To promote open communication among the parents/guardians, staff, and administration.
  2. To provide parents/guardians and staff with the information to aid in all aspects of education, growth, and development.
  3. To promote good will and cooperation between and among parents/guardians, staff, administration, school board, and St. Mary's Parish.
  4. To direct and coordinate parental support to St. Mary's School through assistance activities, social functions, and fundraisers.
  5. To foster the political action of parents/guardians as advocates regarding national, state, and local legislation that affects Catholic schools as well as the lives of students and parents/guardians.

HSA parents help support St. Mary’s School in many ways. Some of the ways include but are not limited to:

  • Hosting parent education sessions, the annual Back-to-School Swim Party, teachers’ luncheons, open house, new parent orientations, and family events during the school year such as a Wonderland Night picnic and Family Dance Night.
  • Providing St. Nicholas bags and Christmas ornaments for students.
  • Planning and organizing the popcorn and coke sales, the Christmas Shoppe for students, the class projects for fundraising events, and the annual Field Day.
  • Assisting with the Fall Carnival, school fundraisers, and Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week.
  • Selling and promoting school spirit items.
  • Helping promote St. Mary’s School in any way possible.