To meet the objectives of the HSA, various committees are formed. Each committee is led by a chairperson. Below are the current committees.
CAFETERIA AIDES: Ongoing Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Many hands are needed to assist the dedicated cafeteria staff in providing one of the best hot lunch programs in the area. Responsibilities include: preparation of hot/cold lunch, serving the children, staffing the snack bar (10:30 – 12:30) and assisting with clean up. Volunteer even 1 day a week or 1 day every other week…We need you and the children would love to see you!
VISITING READER: Ongoing – 1/2 Hour During School
Rotating visiting readers are invited to come in and read a book to our Pre-K 3 through 2nd grade classes. The children love to see their parents, grandparents, friends and relatives. In just a half-hour, think of the lasting impression you will make! Books can be selected by the reader, teacher or check out our library for ideas.
Each class will be assigned two parents. Class parents are important members of the HSA and will be asked to:
Support their teacher as needed
Attend or send a class representative to open HSA meetings
Support the HSA by chairing and/or participating in an event or on a fundraising committee
Coordinate teacher gift collections
Communicate class lists, school closings and other information as needed
Coordinate class celebrations
Volunteers are needed to help set up tables and displays and also assist Mrs. Singer’s students with book selections and making purchases.
SPOOKY BINGO: Evening
What a better way than to spend the evening with your friends playing bingo. Children can wear their Halloween costume and enjoy an evening full of games. Committee members coordinate the prizes, set up for the event (including donations of drinks and snacks) and clean up.
CHRISTMAS WREATH SALE:
Saint Michael’s wreaths are the best in town! The chairperson sends out the flyers and collects the orders. Committee members assist the chairperson with separating the orders for the families.
GIVING TREE: Mid-November – Evening
Children choose a gift tag from the tree in the main lobby that names a person who is in need. Gifts are then donated for these families and distributed. Committee members obtain lists of the recipients/ages, fill out gift tags and oversee gift collection and delivery of donations.
SECRET SANTA WORKSHOP: During School
Children can shop for perfect gifts for family and friends! Chairpersons order/shop for merchandise, set up shop, and oversee the two days of sale held in the cafeteria. Committee members work the booths and ticket table, decorate, set and clean up. The committee works in conjunction with the parish Knights of Columbus.
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Saturday Morning
The children love eating breakfast with their family, friends and the Man in Red! Committee members coordinate Santa’s visit, photographer, ticket sales and staffing for breakfast and clean up.
FISH ‘N’ CHIPS DINNER (Takeout available): EveningDuring a Friday evening in the season of Lent, fish and chips will be served! Pizza is available for non-fish lovers. Committee chair and members are responsible for ticket sales, set up and clean up.
FATHER / DAUGHTER DANCE: Evening
The girls at Saint Michael can invite their favorite guy for a special night out! Committee members will be responsible for planning and coordinating the event which will be held in the Saint Michael Auditorium. A lovely photo of the young lady and her escort will be a memorable keepsake.
BOOK SWAP: During school
Kids will have the opportunity to swap old books with other students. Committee members will be responsible for planning and coordinating the event.