Meeting Minutes January 2016

Mission Statement:

St. Mary School provides an authentic Catholic education. This education allows students to be life long learners with an understanding of the call to service.

St. Mary’s Catholic School Board


January 5, 2016

Present:  Mrs. Sandor, Angie Jansen, Tina Gienger, Annette Roesener, Carrie Rupley, Tracy Strater, Sara Lake, Melissa Cass, Mrs. McNutt, Mike Baker, Brian Myers, Jill Dunkel, Father Daniel.   Absent:  Brad Targgart, Kim Hesher

Opening - School Board Prayer

Approval of minutes from previous meeting

Committee Reports: 

ï    Finance & Development-BM/No update.  There has not been a meeting since November.

ï    Catholic Identity-JD/Constitution was submitted over break and we are waiting on approval.

ï    Enrollment & Marketing-AR/No update

ï    Principal Evaluation-AJ/Spring

ï    Strategic Planning-BM/See Handout

Old Business:

    1.Strategic Planning – handout and discussion of data that needs to be gathered, assignments were                      given.

    2.Tuition- The decisions from the School Board are as follows

        ï    Book and Tech Fee will be $275.00

        ï    Registration Fee will be raised from $30 to $50.00 per family (Most Catholic Schools in                 Ft Wayne charge $100)

        ï    There will be an 9% Increase on Tuition Fees for 1st Child-3rd Child 

New Business: 

    1.Sara and Mrs. Sandor will attend the Catholic School Fair in Angola at St. Anthony of Padua on            January 24.

    2.Feb. 1 is the Light of Learning Luncheon at 1 pm and Mike Baker will attend.

    3.St. Mary School applied for the Noble REMC Round Up Grant to help purchase a defibrillator, and            Knox Box and Walkie Talkies for the school.

HASA Report

ï    Next meeting is January 13 at 6:00 PM

School Administrators Report

  • See Hand-out.



Pastor’s Report

  • A Big Thank you to Everyone.
  • Parish Mission will start in February


Other Business: None

Parish Council: No Meeting in January

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Adjournment with a prayer

Monthly Committee Meeting – Enrollment and Marketing

Annual School Goal: 

“Let us then pursue what leads to peace and to building up one another.” Romans 14:19