St Mary's Catholic School are lucky to have a very proactive PTA. Renee Jensen currently fills the role of chairperson. This group of willing helpers meet once a month.
The PTA's major fundraising ventures are:
An annual school gala in early March
Weekly sausage sizzles on a Friday
A number of evening discos during the year
In addition the PTA have in recent years also undertaken the following:
* Sale of gifts to children for Mother's Day and Father's Day
* Fundraising calendars, cards and diaries
* Hospitality for school events (eg morning tea for Grandparents Day) and meals for families who need extra assistance, due to situations such as ill health or bereavement.
[Click here] to read more about our Hospitality group.
New members are always welcome. Meeting times are advertised in the school newsletter.
Since the beginning of 2010 the PTA have provided over $100,000 for the benefit of St Mary's students:
Financial Year Ending 2015
|Modern Learning Environment||25,000.00|
|Engraved pens for year 6 students||430|
Financial Year Ending 2014
|Kapa Haka Trip||134.86|
|Swimming Pool Cover||3,700.00|
Financial Year Ending 2013
|6 Burner BBQ||517.00|
|New Lunch Boxes||144.00|
|Engraved Pens for Year 6 Students||430.00|
Financial Year Ending 2012
|House Flags and Banners||4,225.00|
|New Gala Signage||500.00|
Financial Year Ending 2011
Financial Year Ending 2010