3129 James Street
Syracuse, NY 13206

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Parent Teacher Association

 Membership in this organization is open to all parents of children enrolled at Blessed Sacrament School and the Faculty. The goals of the Parent Teacher Association are:

  1. To increase communication between the home and school for the betterment of the child.
  2. To support and maintain the parish and school of Blessed Sacrament
  3. To assist the parents educationally as the primary educators of their children

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Elected Officers

Officers are elected at the end of each school year for the following year.  The 2016-2017 school year are listed below:

President

Christina Ciereck

Vice-President

Heather Jones

Treasurer

Sandy Craner

Secretary

Melinda Calangelo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2016-2017 Meeting Schedule

There are five Executive Board meetings and five Parent Teacher Association meetings per year.  The Executive Board meetings are held one week prior to the PTA meetings. The following are dates for the 2016-2017 school year:

Executive Board PTA Meeting Dates
September 15 September 22
November 3 November 10
January 5 January 12
March 2 March 9
May 4 May 11

Executive Board meetings are attended by the elected officers, school pricncipal, a teacher representative and committee chairpersons.  P.T.A. meetings are scheduled five times a year on various days of the months of September, November, January, March and May at 7:00 p.m. in the school cafeteria.  Child care and refreshments are provided.  Anyone attending four out of the five P.T.A. meeetings is eligible for the $500 tuition drawing at the May P.T.A. Meeting.

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Faculty and Parent Goals

The short-term faculty goals are to obtain teacher supplies as indicated by each teacher and to fund student activities throughout the school year. The long-term goal is to upgrade and support the computer technology available for all students at Blessed Sacrament School.

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PTA  Events

The following are events, duties and fundraisers scheduled for the 2016-2017 school year.  We welcome volunteer parents to assist in helping to ensure a successful even


Dance and Gymnastics (Weekly Program)

This is an extra-curricular activity that takes place after school hours.  The program begins in October and ends in the Spring with a dance recital.  Dance lessons are held once a week in the gym by a certified dance instructors.  There is a cost for those that participate in the program. Registration is in the early Fall.

 

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Teacher Appreciation (Monthly Event)

Each month we honor our teachers for their hard work and dedication to our children.  The teachers enjoy the special luncheons and treats provided by the Teacher Appreciation Committee.

 

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Kindergarten Friendship Dinner (October 16th)

This event is held at the beginning of the school year to help facilitate friendship between children and families as they begin their Blessed Sacrament journey.  A dinner is provided along with entertainment for the children.  The event is usually hosted by the first grade parents.

 

Halloween Haunted House (October 21st  & 22nd) Party and Parade (October 31st)

The PTA sponsors an awesome Haunted House in the school gym that is known as the best "Haunted House in Syracuse".  Volunteers are always needed for set-up and to be a character in the actual Haunted House.  Fun Hallowwen activities are also available for younger children.

 

We celebrate Halloween with a parade at 12:30p.m. and classroom parties immediately following the parade.  Parents are encouraged to attend this fun-filled event. 

Please keep children from wearing costumes which may depict or represent violence.  Absolutely NO weapons for props are allowed.

 

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Holiday Auction! (November 19th)

This event is always a huge success.  Products and services provided by families and friends of Blessed Sacrament school and parish are auctioned off at this adult event.  This year again a Trip to Disney Land for a family of four or $10,000 Cash will be given away to a lucky winner.  Cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and delectable desserts will be served. Advance sale tickets are $20 and $25 at the door.

 

Breakfast with Santa (December 4th)

This fund raiser takes place following Sunday masses.  Enjoy a delicious breakfast with family and friends and visit with Santa too!  Photo opportunities with Santa will be available, so don't forget your camera.

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Book Fair (December 4th through December 7th)

A fund raising event held annually in December.  The Book Fair raises money for our library and media center.  The scholastic Book Company provides us with a large selection of quality books.  All students and families are welcome to purchase books at a low cost. 

 

Easter Candy Sale

This highly successful event has raised over $20,000 for our school during the past five years.  Gertrude Hawk  will again provide us with their mouth-watering chocolates for our family and friends to enjoy!  A special TAG Day and pizza party will be provided for the class that sells the most candy.

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Family Fun Night (February 10th)

Plan on having lots of fun in the Blessed Sacrament School cafeteria with interactive games for all ages. Stay tuned for more information.

 

Ice Skating Party (March 18th)

This family event to celebrate the end of winter will take place in the spring.  Blessed Sacrament will rent Sunnycrest Ice Skating rink for a private evening of ice skating, music, snacks and FUN!  You won't want to miss this fun-filled event.

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Save Your Returnables for Blessed Sacrament School

In lieu of bottle drives throughout the school year, you can return your bottle and cans to the Bottle Return Center on Teall Ave. across from Shop City.  We have a running account there to support our school.

 

PTA Meeting Hospitality Committee

The Hospitality Committee provides refreshments during each of the five PTA Meetings held each year...another great reason to attend the PTA meetings!

 

Yearbook Committee

A keepsake to treasure for years to come.  Blessed Sacrament's yearbook captures school activities and unforgettable moments for each student to cherish at a minimal cost.

 

Nominating Committee

The Nominating Committee shall consist of at least three members who are appointed annually by the PTA President.  The job of the committee is to find interested candidates to run for the elected offices of the PTA.  Nominating Committee members are not eligible to run for an elected office.

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