The STA PA provides support at a number of annual events. Parent volunteers are needed to coordinate and assist at these events.
Grade 12 Parent Meeting (September)
The PA provides refreshments for grade 12 parents at this meeting. It offers the parents an opportunity to socialize with other parents who have a student graduating in the upcoming year.
The PA assists the school with the annual walkathon by organizing parent volunteers who act as crossing guards, walkers on the route and helpers at the school. This is an opportunity for the parents to assist with keeping our students safe and providing lunch to all walkers.
Christmas Poinsettia Sale (November)
The PA organizes an annual poinsettia and Christmas wreath sale to generate supplementary funds. The funds are used to enhance student school and extracurricular activities.
Christmas Band Concert (December)
The PA provides refreshments during intermission at the annual band Christmas Concert. It offers parents and families an opportunity to socialize while enjoying some Christmas entertainment.
Christmas Fine Arts Evening (December)
The PA provides refreshments during the annual Fine Arts evening which showcases students’ work in drama and art. It offers parents and families an opportunity to socialize while enjoying visual works created by the students.
Grade 9 Immunizations (January)
The PA assists with organizing and supervising students at the grade 9 immunization clinic.
STA Open House (February)
This evening offers an opportunity to explain the role of the PA to new parents and promote their involvement through PA volunteer positions. The PA provides light refreshments for families attending the STA open house.
Spring Garden Sale (May)
The PA organizes an annual spring plant sale to generate supplementary funds. The funds are used to enhance student school and extracurricular activities.
New Parent/Family Night (May)
The PA provides refreshments for all new families/parents attending this informational evening. It offers the PA an opportunity to welcome new families to our school community.
Spring Fine Arts Evening (June)
The PA provides refreshments during the annual end of year Fine Arts evening which showcases students’ work in drama and art. It offers parents and families with an opportunity to socialize while viewing student art work.
Grad Mass Reception (June)
The Grad Mass Reception takes place after the grade 12 school graduation Mass. The PA provides the funds for the refreshments and decorations for this event. It is organized by two parent coordinators and grade 11 parents are asked to volunteer at this event.
School Bucks Program (year round)
The STA School Bucks Program is run by a PA coordinator and generates funds through gift card sales. The coordinator oversees the organization of the program, and funds generated are directed back to the school.
Find the School Bucks webpage here.