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Home and School Association

Members of the faculty and each father, mother, grandparent, and/or legal guardian of the pupils attending St. Mary School are strongly encouraged to be active members in this organization.


  • To assist the School Board, the Principal and the Pastor in the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional and social development of the students
  • To be a liaison between the parents and the school
  • To assist in meeting the schools overall operating expenses

  • Objectives

  • To provide a vehicle for promoting communication and cooperation between school and home
  • To foster a better understanding of the goals and spirit of Catholic Education
  • To assist parents by providing a positive forum for presenting and discussing all school matters
  • To provide a forum for the presentation of speakers on topics of interest
  • To work with the Connecticut Federation of Catholic School Parents to influence public opinion and support for federal and state legislation to benefit non-public schools
  • To develop fundraising activities to help the financial health of the school

  • The Home and School Association has continued to sponsor closer communication and joint interest in the schools continued progress. This organization of parents within St Mary School supports the school from different perspectives. As stated the goal of the organization is to enrich the experience of students as well as providing opportunities for parents to get involved with their children’s education.

    The HSA assists with events throughout the year for parents and students. Some of these events have become long standing traditions. They include fundraisers and community builders.

    HSA Events

    • SMS Golf Tournament
    • Bake Sale
    • Trunk-or-Treat
    • the Pig Race (associated with an annual magazine drive)
    • Christmas Concert/Holiday events
    • SMS Children's Theater
    • And more!!

    All parents of students at SMS are members of the Home and School Association. Meetings are held throughout the year and parents are informed of these meetings through email and/or notices sent home. Events are also publicized in the calendar on the the school website. Again, these meetings and events are an excellent way for parents to get involved, support the school and meet fellow parents.

    If you would like to assist in any way please feel free to contact the Home and School Association at

    Home and School Officers

    President: Lora Kollar

    Secretary: Christine Dalton

    Treasurer: Stephanie Dilger