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Parent Council 2016 - 2017

Cathedral Parent Council Mission Statement

The Cathedral Parent Association welcomes all parents/guardians of Cathedral students to membership. The Association meets monthly to facilitate the interaction and collaboration of Cathedral parents and families, in a spiritual environment, always for the ultimate good of the school.

Cathedral Association Purpose

The Parent Association is the primary organization of all parents/guardians of students of Cathedral High School. The Association allows parents/guardians to become involved in the work of the school by providing volunteer opportunities and by encouraging parental participation. The Executive Board of the Association, The Parent Council, coordinates many activities on behalf of both parents and school.
 Activities include:
· Acting as a resource for faculty and staff;
· Coordinating parent volunteers in many areas of school life;
· Fostering and maintaining parent-to-parent and parent-to-school communication;
· Sponsoring events of interest to school parents

Cathedral Parent Association Goals Statement

The goals of the CHS Parent Association, in consultation with the school’s leadership, are to conduct activities to support the achievement of the school’s goals and the recognition of the school’s administration, staff and faculty.

More specifically, Parent Council plans events for CHS staff, parents/guardians and students, which includes such things as Post Prom Party, and topic specific speakers for parents and/or students. We also support CHS faculty and staff with conference meals twice a year, monthly treats in their lunch room, and by providing grants for classroom needs funded by the sale of CHS’s annual phone books.

Monthly meetings are held for parents/guardians every third Tuesday of the month beginning in September and continuing through April. At our meetings we share information about CHS, have guest speakers who provide pertinent information about our school, and allow parents/guardians to keep in touch with what is going on at school.

CHS Parent Council 2016 -2017 Meeting Dates

September 20, 2016
 11:30 amFirst meeting of the year
Speaker: Lynn Grewing, Principal of Cathedral HS
October 18, 201611:30 amStaff treats hosted by 12th grade
Speaker: Emmett Keenan
November 15, 201611:30 amStaff treats for November hosted by 11th grade
Speakers: Julie Notsch, Media Coordinator &
Dr. Todd Van Erp, Ass't Principal Cathedral HS
December 10, 201611:00 am(Note time change) Christmas gathering,
assemble staff Christmas cards & gifts
January 17, 201711:30 amStaff treats for January hosted by 10th grade
Speakers: Laurie Keene, Director of Advancement &
Jeremy Meyer, Director of International Studies
February 21, 201711:30 amStaff treats for February hosted by 9th grade
Speaker: Nina Steil, Associate Director of Advancement,
Chair of Celebration of Seasons
March 21, 201711:30 amStaff treats for March hosted by 8th grade
April 18, 201711:30 amStaff treats for April hosted by 7th grade
Speaker: Chris Mueller, St. Cloud Fire Department Captain
May 16, 201711:00 am(Note time change) Last meeting of the year is a luncheon,
location TBD

Parent Council Hosted Conference Meals for Faculty

 Thursday, November 3rd, 2016, 3PM
 Thursday, March 30th, 2017, 3PM

This includes volunteering to serve food prepared by Vicki and the CHS lunch staff, and Parent Council members bring the desserts. If you are interested in supporting this volunteer effort, please contact Ian Pfeiffer or Email Parent Council.

September 2016 Minutes
October 2016 Minutes






2016 - 2017 Cathedral
 Parent Council
 Board of Directors

President
 Tamara Huesers

 Vice President
 Genevieve Migala

 Secretary
Theresa LeClaire

 Treasurer
 Amy Schmitz

 Volunteer Coordinator
 Ian Pfeiffer

 Chaplain
 Mark Donlin

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