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Next FSA Meeting:

Thanks to everyone who attended our November meeting. If you weren’t able to attend, please review the Minutes from November 15

Mark your calendar and join us at our next FSA meeting on Tuesday, January 21 at 7pm in the library. 

Supper Club: 

Thanks to everyone who has been supporting Supper Club, we have raised over $550 for FSA with our first two restaurants. 

Our next Supper Club is Wednesday, December 7 at Portillos on Dundee Rd. 

Thank you to Kristene Thieman and Sarah Macklin for organizing these! 

Christmas Collection: 

  The Annual Christmas Collection for our amazing teachers and 
  staff will be Friday, December 9.

  More details along with a complete staff list will be coming out
  in a separate email on Wednesday, November 30 - please look
  for that.

Moms’ Merry Mingle

All moms are invited to a festive night out at
CoCo & Blu on Thursday, December 15th
from 7-10pm! 

See evite for details and to RSVP:

Outdoor Environment:

A big THANK YOU to Lauren Orf and all those who volunteered to help with Holiday decorating to get our school ready for Christmas! It looks amazing! 

We Need You:

We are looking for volunteers to take on a few committees next year as well as fill two positions on the FSA board. If you are interested in any of the following or would like more information, please reach out to FSA via email or contact any of the board members directly.

Committee Chairs: 

  • Back to School BBQ
  • One Fund 

FSA Board Positions: 

  • Vice President (Currently Julie Delaney)
  • Treasurer (Currently Carrie Stock) 

Recess Improvements:

  We would love to get a group of parents together to work with the
  school/parish on games and/or equipment to help improve recess. 

  There are few ideas already in the works, and we need some help
  getting things completed. 

  If you are interested in helping out, please email FSA or get in touch
  with any board member


Secretary's Report!!!

The St. James Directories have been passed out to the oldest and only.  If you did not receive one please email FSA at and we will be sure to get it to you.

Tresurer's Report:

Purchase Report:

It’s been a great start to the school year! Here’s what some of our budget has gone to already:

  • Angels in the Classroom - Teachers have been spending their $300 gift from FSA towards new classroom supplies and materials

  • Birthday gifts - Our Staff Celebrations Committee is gifting all aides and non-homeroom teachers with a gift card and sweet treat on their birthdays

  • A staff luncheon for the faculty during conferences

  • Supporting Larger School Purchases:

    • New storage and cabinetry for the art room

    • New rug for Mrs. Fallon’s classroom

    • New rug for Mrs. Ziebka’s classroom

    • New storage and cabinetry for Ms. Tambling’s room



Thank you to all of the wonderful committee chairs that have stepped up to help this year!  Please reference the Committee Chair Guide for information about getting reimbursed after your event.

Thank you so much for all you do!

Join our Facebook Group:

If you are not already a member, please join our FSA Facebook group. It’s a great place to connect with our school families, post questions, see reminders for events or school activities and view pictures.

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