Parent Association of Saint Mary’s College High School

The Purpose of the Parent Association

The purpose of the Parent Association is to provide a structure guided by Lasallian values which the parents/guardians of children attending Saint Mary’s College High School will work together with the school’s administration, faculty, and staff for the best possible life changing education for their children.

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The Parent Association of Saint Mary’s College High School shall assist in creating a Lasallian community in which students:

 Are cared for and learn to care for themselves and others;

Are challenged to engage in meaningful experiences which break down barriers that divide people;

Are provided a college preparatory academic, athletic, and fine arts program;

Are safe and feel safe;

Learn to become critical and independent thinkers with a lifelong love of learning;

Are provided opportunities for developing leadership skills and fostering a sense of community service;

Learn to discern right from wrong;

Learn to love one another as Christ loves us.

The Parent Association will work directly with the President, Vice Principal, and President’s Liaison to the Parent Association to build effective partnership between home and school.

The objectives of the Saint Mary’s College High School’s Parents’ Association are:

To establish communication and involvement with and between parents, guardians, teachers, school administration, students, and alumni and act as a forum for active exchange of ideas and suggestions.

To sponsor activities and programs to:

ensure that the Lasallian Mission is lived at Saint Mary’s;

enhance the quality of life for the school community;

foster pride in being associated with the school;

build community within all parents / guardians;

demonstrate support of our teachers, students, and one another;

Assist and sponsor fundraising activities that support academic growth, co-curricular needs, and the school’s Mission initiatives.

To support and work with the President on the short and long term financial and program goals to further the school’s Lasallian Mission.

Join the administration, faculty, and staff in building and promoting programs for parents & guardians, family members, and all of our children that emphasize and infuse the following values: Patience, Joy, Integrity, Self-Worth, Compassion, Empathy, Understanding, Inclusivity, Justice, Forgiveness, and Peace.