Parents

Dear Families of Saint Peter School,

 

Thank you for your interest in the 2019-2020 Saint Peter School Parent Association!  We are delighted to connect and reconnect with you as we support and celebrate Saint Peter School.

 

Our school community is diverse and thriving and our goal is to reflect its positive spirit in the work of the Parents Association (PA).  While the main function of the PA is to support the Advancement Office with fundraisers, we are also here to foster camaraderie and strengthen the Saint Peter community as we work together to provide the best school and educational experience for our students.  We do this through our major fundraising events (Oktoberfest, the Annual Gala and Golf Tournament) and also via promoting community involvement (supporting the DCF Wonderfund Project), teacher appreciation (hosting staff breakfasts and luncheon, and securing supplies for the classrooms), and school spirit (assisting with the School BBQ, International Night, and Field Day). 

 

We need your help to guarantee the success of these events and enrichment activities. All parents are automatically members of the PA, and your involvement will make a difference to both you and your child(ren)—and it will have an enormous impact on the entire Saint Peter community. 

 

PA meetings are typically held in the morning on the first Wednesday of every month in the parish center. All are welcome to join us as we discuss and organize current initiatives. Even if you are unable to attend our monthly meetings, we welcome your interest and involvement in any way! 

 

We are excited to be co-chairing the PA this school year and grateful to be working with you as a community of parents, students, and staff to make the school year memorable and rewarding for all students.  Let’s work together to make Saint Peter School the best place for our children to grow and learn!

 

Warm regards,

Wendy Burns (parent of K2 and grade 2 students) and Kathyr Ranger (parent of a grade 2 student)

 

Teacher Wishlist

You can view the list for each teacher and staff member here:  

Notes on Shipping:

  1. Wish lists work like a wedding/baby registry. Things like quantity needed are listed. Once an item is purchased from a list it is automatically taken off the list.
  2. Some teachers requested items not available on Amazon such as educational subscriptions or crafts from Oriental Trading Post.  Check out the “notes” section at the top of a teacher page to see these. Formatting the notes section is no easy task so apologies for the presentation. 
  3. The shipping address for the school is 96 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 and the phone number is (617) 517-0101. 
  4. Please note the teacher/classroom as the recipient. We all know sometimes Amazon is quirky so if you include a gift note in the box as well that would be helpful.
  5. The school Tax ID # is 11623763.

Parents Association Calendar of Events

SEPTEMBER

Parent Orientation – K1 and K2, September 6 at 8:00 a.m. Grade 1-8, September 10 at 6:30 p.m.

 

Back to School BBQ – September 12 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The PA will organize a gently used uniform table.

 

Grade 8 Car wash fundraisers are held on September 14 and September 21, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Location: Saint Peter School/Parish driveway. Cost: $10, per car.

 

Back to School Night – September 19 at 6:30 p.m.

PA Co-chairs to recruit and finalize class agents  

 

Oktoberfest & Country Store Fundraiser planning is underway. Volunteer sign-up will be available soon. The Oktoberfest information letter and grand Raffle tickets sent home on Friday, September 20th.

 

OCTOBER

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, October 2 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Thursday, October 3 at 6:00 p.m., followed by Speaker Series at 6:30 p.m., Parish Center

 

Oktoberfest/ Country Store Fundraiser – Friday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (Community Building/Fundraising Event)

 

Open House – October 20, 12:00 p.m.

 

NOVEMBER

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, November 6 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

DECEMBER

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, December 4 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

Gala Raffle tickets out (Mailing for Parish, Raffles sent via backpack) before Christmas break

 

Annual Fund Year-End Appeal – Deadline December 31, 2019.

 

GivingTuesday on December 3 to benefit Lunches for Learners.

 

Christmas Pageant – December 19

JANUARY

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, January 8 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

Prepare for Auction and Gala (Weekly meetings beginning at 8 am, headed by the Advancement Office. Last meeting held on the Wednesday leading to the Gala date.)

 

Catholic Schools Week (Last week of January/First week of February – Parent volunteers needed for Open House/Grandparents and Grandfriends Day/Service Activity)

 

Gala Invite Mailing – Mid January

 

FEBRUARY

International Night

 

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, February 5 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

February Vacation

 

MARCH

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

Gala & Auction – March 14 at 6:00 p.m., The Charles Hotel

 

APRIL

Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, April 1 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center.

 

Golf Classic – Save the date will be sent out.

 

MAY

Final Parent Association (PA) Meeting – Wednesday, May 6 at 8:00 a.m., Parish Center. Announce PA Co-Chairs and Room Parents for the next Academic Year

 

Golf Tournament Planning

 

Annual Fund Appeal

 

JUNE

Golf Classic – June 5, 2:00 P.M.

 

Grade 8 Class Night

 

Grade 8 Graduation

 

K1 & K2 Graduation

 

End of the Year Barbecue

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