Community Event Committees

The Panther Parent Association is proud to continue the tradition of bringing communal families together. Each event requires an outpouring of support from every person to ensure it’s success for our students and school.

Please take a moment to visit each fundraising event and check out other ways to get involved and extend your time, talent and treasure through our PPA program.

St. James Cathedral School

Ready To Join Our Community Event Committees?

If you enjoy social gatherings, neighborhood get-togethers or are an event planning minded individual then we have a committee just for you! These committees help promote and showcase our support for St. James Cathedral School. They are a great voice behind how to get involved with our school, church and community as a whole.

St. James Cathedral School

Cathedral Liaison

Chairperson:  Ana Crowe  |  Email: ana.crowe@stjcs.com
Date of Event(s):  Ongoing throughout the school year.
Overview:  Help connect volunteers with the Cathedral and the school. Obtain volunteers once/month to help serve coffee/donuts at the Cathedral after Masses and also help recruit volunteers to help count parish tithe money on Monday mornings and as needed for various activities.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Catholic Identity/Decorating

Chairperson:  Peter Odenbach | Email: peter.odenbach@stjcs.com & Kindergarten Homeroom Representatives
Date of Event(s): Advent, Lent and on-going throughout the year.
Overview: Help to prepare for Advent and Lent with decorating the school campus to mark these important liturgical seasons. Also, provide assistance to promote our faith, service, and our catholic identity to our students.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

EXPLORE CATHOLIC IDENTITY

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Coalition For The Homeless

Chairperson:  Christina Rexford  |  Email: crexdes@gmail.com
Date of Event(s): On-going throughout the school year.
Overview: Help our children to never forget the needy in our community. Volunteering families participate in serving dinner at the Coalition throughout the school year.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

 

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Grandparents Day

Chairperson:  Wendy Thomson | Email: yonfa@aol.com and
Carrie Conti  |  Email: carrieconti4@gmail.com
Date of Event(s): Friday, February 3, 2017
Overview: Every other year volunteers organize a day for students and their grandparents. Grandparents visit our school campus and join with their grandchildren in celebrating Mass, visiting classrooms, and enjoying a delicious lunch that is provided by our school.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Lenten Dinner

Chairperson:  Nancy Hanson | Email: Nancy.Hanson@foundrycommercial.com
Date of Event(s): Friday, March 31, 2017
Overview: Volunteers help plan this family evening that includes a meatless potluck dinner and an opportunity for our school community to come together for the Stations of the Cross during Lent. Students perform the Stations of the Cross in shadow form.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Library Support

Chairperson:  Luly Lauridsen | Email: Lourdes.Lauridsen@stjcs.com
Date of Event(s): On-going throughout school year.
Overview: Volunteers assist with the Birthday Book Club and various other tasks in the library. Any amount of time volunteers can give is greatly appreciated by the Librarian and the students!
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Lunchroom Assistance

Chairperson:  Sarah Perfito | Email: srs82781@yahoo.com
Date of Event(s): On-going through the school year.
Overview: Volunteers help serve the children at lunchtime – easy and fun – a great way to see your child during the school day!
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Panther Partners

Chairperson:  Courtney Byrnes | Email: cbyrnes07@gmail.com and
Jean Wilkes | Email: jean.wilkes@stjcs.com
Date of Event(s): On-going throughout school year.
Overview: Volunteers help make new families feel part of our school community by planning Meet Ups with current St. James families. New Parent Coffees are also held to educate new parents on school procedures and how to use school apps.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Recycling Day

Chairperson:  Sullie LeFrancois | Email: sullielef@hotmail.com
Date of Event(s): Monday, November 14, 2016
Overview: Volunteers help organize the electronics Recyclables Collection Day at the school. Large recycling bins are provided during student drop off for used electronic items. Recyclables Collection Day is Monday, November 14, 2016.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here

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Variety Show

Chairperson:  Jamie Gutweniger | Email: jrinestone@gmail.com
Date of Event(s): Friday, March 10, 2017
Overview: Volunteers help plan this major event celebrating the many talents of our students. Assistance is needed in several areas including promotion, backstage, talent coordination and event planning.
Volunteer Sign Up:  Click Here
Download Variety Show Flyer: Click Here