Falcon Families (Year Round)
Welcomes/transitions new families to SJS and hosts new family luncheon before school starts. Chairman is responsible for communicating with school administration and keeping up with new enrollment. Chairman assigns veteran parent with new parent and follows up with Buddy System. New family contacted and introduced to PTO -Committees, school events, calendar, Facebook page, any additional pertinent information and provided with a yard sign and vehicle magnet.
Uniform Closet/Exchange (Year Round -Summer)
Provides families with FREE uniforms, bags, accessories, SWAG, etc. Parents/Guardians able to responsibly recycle SJS gear. Chairman is responsible for organizing and filtering items received weekly. Discontinued/damaged items removed, clothes/sizes sorted and stocked, advertises “The Closet” and any featured items. Chairman also plans/organizes Uniform Exchange in the Summer.
Dad’s Club (Year Round)
Plans and organizes gatherings to build camaraderie among the SJS Dad’s. Chairman responsible for informing all SJS Dads/Male Guardians of the Club. Communicates with PTO Executive Board and provides “muscle” for any projects that need assistance.
Falcon Angels (Year Round)
Provides support and encouragement for SJS Families in need with prayer, meals, financial assistance, etc… Chairman maintains the database of all current SJS Families. Chairman receives all prayer and other support requests, confirms with family that they are comfortable with support, and uses database to inform all SJS families of need/future assistance. Leads monthly Rosary before the first school Mass of the month.
Hospitality (Year Round)
Helps to lead the charge in showing extra love and support to our teachers. Chairman will purchase and stock Teachers Lounge with snacks monthly and coordinates teacher meals to include in-service days during the summer.
Head Room Mom (Year Round)
This individual ascertains that each grade level has at least 2 room mothers to help their respective teachers with class needs, field trips, and class events throughout the school year, as well as keep the individual room mothers informed of the dates and possible monetary needs of such events.
Parents Night Out (August – Week Prior to Back to School)
Back to school social event for ALL parents. Chairman is responsible for securing location for social, planning food/drinks, decorations as needed. Coordinate marketing – creating invitation to be sent via email, mail, summer packet, PTO Facebook Page, School Facebook Page, etc.
Ice Cream Social (August – Sunday Before Back to School)
Back to school social for students and their families. Chairman is responsible for securing school gym, turning in set up form with required set up for gym, purchasing ice cream and other needed items for event, and organizing clean up after the event. Coordinate marketing – creating invitation to be sent via email, mail, summer packet, PTO Facebook Page, School Facebook Page, etc.
Falcon Fest (October)
Annual SCHOOL FUNDRAISER that is supported by the PTO. Chair and Co-Chair will work together to obtain necessary insurance requirements, secure sponsors for the event, coordinate food and entertainment, oversee the sale of tickets and shirts, handle marketing and volunteers. Communicate and work with the PTO Executive Board, School Admin, and Church Business Office.
Pancakes With Santa (December)
Pancake Breakfast with Santa open to all SJS families and friends of SJS families. Chairman is responsible for ticket sales, purchasing all food, drinks, paper product needs for breakfast, coordinating kitchen staff and volunteers, decorating, booking Santa and photographer, managing crafts and games at event, and clean up.
Silent Auction Soiree (February)
SJS’s LARGEST fundraiser for PTO, open to all SJS families, friends, and event sponsors. The evening includes food, entertainment, and a silent auction. Chairman is responsible for securing location for event, working with the venue to plan food and drinks, coordinate band and entertainment, collect wine and execute wine pull, solicit event sponsors and silent auction items, manage auction items on Handbid. The chairman will also oversee volunteers the night of the event with ticket sales, drawings, and auction winners.
Spring Family Dance (April)
An opportunity for mommy and son and daddy and daughter to dress up and have some fun! Chairman will arrange decorations, food, music, photo booth, as well as handle ticket sales before and the night of the event, and organize chaperones.
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week (May)
A week full of spoiling our teachers with breakfast, lunches, gifts, and surprises to show our appreciation. Chairman is responsible for planning the week to include, selecting a theme, creating invitation, organizing breakfasts and lunches, gifts, and any other surprises. Chairman will manage parent volunteers to help serve the food, sit with classes, and assist with carpool so teachers can enjoy their meals.
*All committees have a dedicated Chair and Co-Chair to lead each committee and the full support of both the PTO Executive Board and School Administration. All funds spent are reimbursable. If you choose to donate items, please still turn in receipts to the Treasurer for budgeting purposes.