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ST. MATTHEW PARENT ASSOCIATION COMMITTEES

Birthday Bulletin Board: Each month change the birthdays on the bulletin board calendar in the hallway.

Box Tops for Education: Collect and count Box Tops for Education from General Mills and Betty Crocker products. Mail the labels to General Mills. The parent association receives $.10 per box top.

Catholic Schools Week: The group is responsible for planning the various events, which take place during the week. The group will meet with Mr. Wolf early in the year to schedule events. (The sock Hope is usually the kick-off event, taking place on the Friday before Catholic Schools week begins).

Friends of the Library: This committee provides volunteers and assists in the daily needs of the Media Center/Library and coordinates with the media specialist/librarian.

Homeroom Parents: Assist classroom teacher with class trips, parties, coordinating the Mardi Gras basket, and other school events as requested. "Also, assist with calling volunteers for the "End of the Year Cleanup". Attendance at the monthly Parent Association meeting is encouraged to ensure clear communication of information.

Koeze Nuts: Assists with annual fundraiser of mixed nuts, cashews, and nut candy in October/November. Take orders after Masses and help put orders together in Kearn Hall after shipment is received.

Mardi Gras: Adult social in conjunction with the Parish. Silent/Live Auctions, buffet dinner, and dance.

Mother/Daughter Tea: Coordinate a Tea Party and fashion show. The Tea Party is usually held on the Sunday before Mother's Day. Need to call the church to reserve the date.

Newcomer/Welcoming Committee: Committee will assist with recognition of new families. Assist with Welcome gift preparation and delivery.

Promotion & Grant Writing: Promotion of school activities and ongoing Grant writing.

Scrip: Assist with taking orders, processing orders, picking up SCRIP certificates from local merchants. Scrip is sold after all Masses, and certain days before and after school.

Staff Recognition: Committee identifies strong qualities in our faculty /staff and submits write-ups for recognition to various community organizations. I.e. KCRG A+ for Education, The Gazette's Top of the class Award etc. Also, submits write up to our monthly school newsletter.

Sock Hop: Plan food and activities for 50's style dance with DJ. This is KICKOFF for Catholic Schools Week.

Teacher/Staff Appreciation: Committee coordinates food for the teachers/staff during conferences. Recognizes each teacher/staff member on his/her birthday or birthdays with a special treat. Assist with Catholic Schools Week as needed and other recognition events for staff members as determined by the committee. Additional areas to remember: Principal Appreciation Day, Secretaries Day, and Parish priest's birthday.