Fundraising for full time ECE and K-6

In order to keep tuition rates affordable, there are two major fundraisers in which families are required to participate. The Jog-a-Thon is generally held around the end of October. Families are asked to collect pledges of at least $300. Many families find that they can go beyond this by getting creative. Some post videos on social media with a link to our Square store with their students talking about the annual jog-a-thon and asking for pledges. This allows families to reach out-of-state friends and family to help support this fundraiser. Students also have the opportunity to sign up for weekend Masses. They come in dress uniform with posters, signs and pledge cards and are often very successful in reaching or even exceeding the minimum amount in pledges. Our parishioners are very supportive of our students!

The second major fundraiser is our annual auction dinner. For this fundraiser, families are asked to sell at least fifteen Benefit Raffle Drawing Tickets at a cost of $10 per ticket. For every ticket sold, the family’s name is entered into a drawing for a chance to win $1500 off the next year’s tuition. Winners of the Benefit Raffle Drawing receive monetary gifts ranging from $50 to $1000.

Optional for ECE – Students who do not attend the early childhood education program full time are not required to participate in the Jog-a-Thon, but they are welcome to if they would like to help further support the school. If the day of the jog-a-thon is not a usual attendance day, a parent may arrange to bring them on that day so they can participate with their class. Ask the office for more information. Likewise, students who are not full time are not required to sell Benefit Raffle Drawing Tickets. However, for any they do sell, they will be entered into the drawing and can receive $1500 off the next year’s tuition if they will be in kindergarten or 25% off the next year’s ECE tuition rate.

Support the PTO with these two fundraisers!

 

Click here for volunteer information for the 21/22 year.

Jog-A-Thon

If you are interested in helping with the jog-a-thon, please contact Shawna in the school office or email sprestianni@stannegp.com. There are many different ways in which you can help including but not limited to putting together pledge envelopes, collecting and recording pledges, planning class and individual prizes, planning for the day of the jog-a-thon, helping run the jog-a-thon on the day, and many more. The jog-a-thon is the second most important fundraiser of the year and its success is dependent on an organized and well-run committee. This year’s jog-a-thon is scheduled for Thursday, October 7. Families are asked to raise jog-a-thon pledges of a certain amount as indicated in the current year’s information per family. Your account will be billed at the end of the event as indicated on the current year’s information for any outstanding amount.

Auction

For the 2021/2022 school year, we are in need of a volunteer to chair the auction committee. We are looking for someone who has previous experience in running or co-running an auction. Shawna will be a resource for this auction chairperson and will work closely with the chair to keep the various jobs organized and running smoothly through the year. We anticipate that we will hold our annual auction dinner in May, 2022. Finding a chairperson now will ensure that committees and workers will have plenty of time to do all the necessary jobs in order to hold a successful auction. The auction dinner is the main fundraiser of the year. If you are interested, please contact Shawna at the school office or email her at sprestianni@stannegp.com.

PTO

The PTO is looking for a new chairperson for the 2021/2022 school year. If you are interested, please contact Shawna at the school office or email sprestianni@stannegp.com. Our PTO has grown into a wonderful organization of parents, grandparents, and at least one teacher representative at each meeting. Meetings are typically held once a month in the evening beginning in September. The PTO has helped with many things such as room parents, holiday parties and programs, special assemblies, Health Week, Catholic Schools Week, Teacher Appreciation Week, field trips, Bingo and Dinner nights, and much more. It is an excellent way to get to know the staff and other parents and find fun ways to fulfill your volunteer requirements.

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~ Dezden, student