St Symphorosa Parent Association (P.A.)
What We Do
The purpose of the Parent Association is to make possible many of the events your children experience at St. Symphorosa. It is well known that it takes many volunteers to pull off such worthwhile events and our goal is to keep as many parents involved in their child’s school as possible. Your show of support is one of the greatest gifts that you can contribute, and it is much appreciated! If you have a child or children attending school then YOU too are a member of the Parent Association. We believe that your voice needs to be heard and opinions should be known. Only if we work together can great things happen!
Your P.A. Fee is included in your tuition costs on FACTS. In the past, a portion of this fee was used as a lunch presider fee. This year, we will be reallocating this portion of the P.A. Fee to pay for the additional cleaning supplies and resources that the school will need to keep up with the demand of requirements for the school to safely remain open during the current pandemic.
Fundraising Quota (tuition reduction)
Each school year, the Parent Association Board selects fundraisers that will help you fulfill your fundraising quota as well as reduce your tuition. Each family has a dollar amount or fundraising quota to fulfill. By participating in these fundraisers, you will receive a percentage of your sales or fixed dollar amount to apply toward your fundraising quota. Once your quota is fulfilled the additional percentages or dollar amounts will then reduce your tuition. *Please note that the P.A. may also sponsor additional events or fundraisers that are not eligible to be applied toward this fundraising quota. This will be notated on any materials sent home. *
For your reference, the 2020-2021 fundraisers eligible for reaching your fundraising quota are listed here: FOOTBALL MANIA (50%), GREETING CARDS (30%), CHARLESTON WRAP & GIFTS (Catalogue Paper Items: 50% / Catalogue Other Items: 40% / Online Orders: 30%), OTIS SPUNKMEYER COOKIE DOUGH (40%), WORLD’S FINEST CHOCOLATE (50%), BOON SUPPLY (40%).
These fundraisers are a great way to stock up for the holidays or to shop for essentials and gifts all year round! Make them known to family and friends, as many of them love to help the kids! (percentages shown are subject to change) Additional events may be added as approved, all suggestions are welcomed!
We are here to help YOU help YOUR FAMILY!
15 Service Hours are required every year for each individual school family. The Parent Association Board does their best to provide you with plenty of service hour opportunities and are ALWAYS looking for volunteers for any events that we sponsor. Volunteer forms will be sent home with each event package, so be sure to watch out for those, and volunteer as much as you can! We are also always looking for new events to bring to the school, so please, feel free to send us your ideas!
DID YOU KNOW???
We have a Parent Facebook Page!
Do you have questions about anything school related or want to see or post pictures from field trips or special events? Come check us out @ St. Symphorosa School Parents OR https://m.facebook.com/groups/298014856933246
*THIS IS A CLOSED GROUP THAT CONTAINS ONLY FAMILIES OF STUDENTS THAT CURRENTLY ATTEND ST. SYMPHOROSA SCHOOL.
Meet Our Board Members
2020-2021 St. Symphorosa Board Members (and events chaired)
President - Chrissy Jones: General Hospitality, Parent Round Table Meetings, CSW Teacher Appreciation Day, Sacrament Gifts, 8th Grade Social & Awards, Culver’s Family Night, Haunted Trails Family Fun Night
Vice President - Tammi McHugh: Holiday Raffles, Spirit Wear, School Kits
Treasurer - Sophia Carmona: Santa’s Workshop, Charleston Wrap Fundraiser
Secretary - Monica Scott: World’s Finest Chocolates Fundraiser
Marlene Smolek: Fast Food Days, Portillo’s Family Night
Christina Casey: Greeting Card Fundraiser, Soukal’s Flower Sale
Nicole Petraitis: Otis Spunkmeyer Cookie Dough Fundraiser
Carrianne Englehardt: Santa’s Workshop, Boon Supply Fundraiser
Natalie Gallegos: Used Uniform Sales, CSW Student Assembly, Fitness Friday Fundraiser
Yamira Perez: Halloween, Market Day, School Board Liaison
Susie Aranda: Football Mania Fundraiser, Yearbook
ANY questions, comments, or concerns, please contact Chrissy Jones: firstname.lastname@example.org