Promoting a connection from Home to Academy
The mission of the Home Academy Association is to support and enrich the educational endeavors of the academy. Through fundraising, teacher recognition, support, and school improvements, the organization works to promote a connection from home to academy.
SUPPORT THE HOME ACADEMY ASSOCIATION
The Home Academy is a great way to support the Our Lady Of Mercy students and community. Here are a few way you can help:
- Join a Committee (see table below)
- Volunteer your time for an event (See Event Calendar)
- Offer a personal service: Do you or someone you know have experience with websites, accounting, data entry, design, crafting, etc.? OLMCA may be able to make use of your skill set.
- Be a Class Parent: Our Parent guidelines welcome multiple parents to help support classroom needs.(reach out to your teacher)
- Join monthly meetings (See Calendar)
- Make a Donation
OLMCA Committees Interested in learning more about our committees please email HAA@olmercyca.com, or come to our monthly HAA meetings posted on https://olmercyca.org/ calendar/ Green Team Committee Shares and develops plans to reduce the school’s global footprint and preserve the natural environment. Considers ways to reduce waste and improve energy efficiency for our school and the planet. Includes managing the Uniform Exchange Program, which recycles donated uniforms. Culture Committee Considers ways to supports diversity, culture and inclusion for all events and activities. Includes strategy for “International Market” event Publicity and Marketing Committee Works closely with Principal and Board to communicate news and information within the school, as well as and externally. Fundraising Committee Manages fundraising strategy and planning with Principal and Event sub committees. Includes Box Tops, Pizza/Pretzel and Dress Downs. Health and Wellness Committee Considers ways to implement mindfulness of healthy living throughout the school community through nutrition, exercise, mental wellness, Sunshine Committee Does things to help people feel better. Includes welcoming new families and becoming their “buddy, writing notes, gifts, and executing small tokens of appreciation within our school community, especially those who have experienced a life change. Events Committee Works with Ms. McCann to manage and communicate event calendar, as well as partners with point person for each event subcommittee for planning and logistics. Supports event strategy and development of ideas for event success. #DaddyDuties Helps connect and engage the men and fathers, grandfathers, uncles, godfathers, etc in school community. Mission and Vision Committee Helps define and the vision and mission for OLMCA, including meeting spiritual wellness (i.e. attending mass, supporting church events, parish and community)
- Please Note: If you are interested in volunteering in the school in any capacity including with the HAA, you must first complete the diocesan Virtus Training.