Parents

Home and School Association

The purposes of the HSA are: to represent and advance the views, interests and perspectives of parents in the school community; to aid the integration and education of parents in the expectations, activities and procedures of the school; in collaboration with the administration, faculty and Board of Limited Jurisdiction, to lend its support to activities, and programs for students and faculty; and to advance the financial viability and public image of the school, and the security, morale and well-being of its members.  Together we can achieve our common goals of supporting our children, the school, and the entire Saints Peter and Paul School community.

The HSA sponsors events such as our Annual Spring Auction, Movie Nights, class and grade events many more. Event proceeds have generated significant financial contributions to the School.

Visit our Home and School link to learn more .


Volunteers

Volunteers are an integral part of our school operation. Volunteers are always needed and are welcome. It’s a great way to meet other school Parents.


Homeroom Parents

Each classroom has two “homeroom parents” that organize the classroom volunteers, and assist the teachers as needed. The sign-up for homeroom parent occurs at Back to School Night.


Lunch volunteers

Volunteers are needed for every lunch period, but especially for the younger students. The sign-up for lunch volunteers will be at Back to School Night.


Clearances Required for Volunteers:

If you plan to volunteer at school in any capacity, you need to have several clearances in place:

1. Safe Environment Course (one time only). Register at www.virtus.org for training.

2. Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (valid for 5 years) Forms are in the back of church, the school office or http://www.dpw.state.pa.us/ucmprd/groups/webcontent/documents/form/s_001762.pdf

3. Pennsylvania Criminal History Check (valid for 5 years) Forms are in the back of church, the school office or online at https://epatch.state.pa.us/Home.jsp

4. Signed copy of Pennsylvania Department of Education Arrest and Conviction Report. This form (PDE-6004) is available in the back of church, the school office or online:
http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/background_checks_(act_114)/7493.


Volunteer Breakfast:

In May is a special breakfast for all of the parents who volunteered during the year. You may bring younger siblings. Every class performs a song for the parents. If you can make it, it is a great event!


Visitors

Visitors are welcome by appointment. To arrange a meeting, visitors should contact the School Office. Parents coming to school to bring forgotten articles or to relay messages should come to the Office. Classes may not be disturbed for these reasons. Parents may not confer with a teacher or visit a classroom between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM, unless the Principal gives permission for such a visit. All visitors must report to the Office and sign the Visitors Log when entering the building. An atmosphere of quiet respect for the learning rights of others should prevail throughout the school building.

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