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2016–17 Officers

Parent Association Officers for 2016-17

Chair: Dee Poholsky - 443-299-2957 or poholskydp@yahoo.com
Vice Chair: Dawn Tridone
Treasurer: Colleen Crews  
Secretary: Teri Ferguson
Volunteer Coordinator: Karen Amos
Communication/Marketing Coordinator: TBD – We are seeking a communication/marketing person who will assist the PA in marketing our events, needs and success to the school, students, parents, alumni and community. If you are interesting in volunteering for this position, please contact Dee Poholsky.
Concession Coordinator: TBD – We are seeking a person or persons who wish to take the lead on running our concessions. The responsibilities include: purchasing product, keeping concessions stocked and ready for service, overall cleanliness of our stand, teach new volunteers, work with volunteer coordinator, Karen, to make sure you have ample volunteers for each event. If you are interesting in volunteering for this position, please contact Dee Poholsky.

We look forward to having you involved! Watch your weekly Parent E-Updates and check here often for all of the latest updates and volunteer opportunities.

Meeting Schedule

Parent Association Meetings

                    Date
                
                    Day
                
                    Time
                
                    Location
                
                    9/21/16
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    10/19/16
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    11/16/16
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    12/21/16
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                     1/18/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                     2/15/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    3/15/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    4/19/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    5/17/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                
                    6/21/17
                
                    Wed
                
                    6:30
                
                    Brown Room
                

  

 

2016-2017 Events

Annual Parent Association Bull Roast (Chair: Mark Engelhaupt) - Friday, November 18, 2016

Annual Fashion Show (Chair: Cheryl Overend) - Saturday, March 11, 2017

Senior Banners– Deadline to Order your banners is February 24, 2017. Order your Senior Banners Today!

Senior Post-Prom Party - Saturday, April 8th, 2017

Concessions - Ongoing

Your support in attending our fundraisers is greatly appreciated!! 

Purpose & Objectives

Parent Association Purpose & Objectives:

  • To create and foster a spirit of parental involvement in The John Carroll School.
  • To have members take an active interest in the academic, social, and moral welfare of the School.
  • To promote active participation of all members in the fund-raising activities of the School.
  • To unite the members in bonds of friendship, good fellowship, and mutual understanding.
  • To provide a forum for the full and free discussion of all matters of School interest.
  • To encourage Christian standards in the School community.
  • To partner with the Board of Trustees and administration fulfilling the mission and strategic objectives of the School.

PAL

Parent-Administration Alliance (PAL):  

The PAL is a standing committee of the Parent Association.  Please visit the PAL webpage for specific information regarding purpose, class representatives and submission forms.

How We Give Back

The John Carroll Parent Association (PA) is proud to be a strong partner in our school community.  Through countless volunteer hours, our parents, grandparents and families have worked closely with faculty and students to positively influence campus life.  We extend a big THANK YOU for all that have given their time and energy to the PA. 

During the year, the we sponsor two major events: our Annual Bull & Oyster Roast in the fall and Annual Fashion Show in the spring.  Through these primary fundraisers, as well as concessions, we have been able to invest in the school and our students.  A few highlights of what we have contributed to over the past year include: 

  • $15,000 contribution to the Annual Campaign
  • $2,500 contribution to the Lighting the Way Campaign
    • Two $1,000 scholarships to graduating Seniors
    • Subsidizing the After-Prom event at Dave & Busters
    • $15,000 in Mini-grants

Mini-grants are specific monetary gifts to student affecting initiatives which may fall outside of the operating budget.  These have included a wide range of recipients, including individual athletic teams, Theater Department, Television & Production, Art Department, Media Center, Mission & Ministry, Academic Team, Music Department, Service Trips, Guest Speakers, and many, many more.  

We also support the school by volunteering our time through activities such as assisting with Open House, serving as JC Ambassadors, and providing faculty support, just to name a few.

We have had a great year and look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence with all of our dedicated volunteers, faculty and staff.  Please consider becoming an active member of the Parent Association. It is a rewarding way to be involved and stay informed! Go Patriots!