PEC (Parish Education Committee)
A Parish Education Committee, composed of 5 elected members and 2 appointed members, assists the Pastor in carrying out such responsibilities as preparing an annual budget for the operation of the school, hiring of teachers, renewal of teacher contracts, keeping of financial records, looking after the maintenance of the school building and formulating policies regarding school fees, student admission, etc.
PTA (Parents Teachers Association)
The PTA is an important group comprised of Parent and Teacher Representatives. Meetings are held each month and are chaired by a PEC Member. One parent representative is required for each class from Kindergarten to Grade 7. In addition, 6-9 parent representatives will be appointed with specific duties within the PTA
Their duties are outlined below:
- Attend monthly meetings from September to June (minimum 10 hours)
- Participate in at least one sub-committee
- Participate and assist with all fund-raising events
- Maintain regular contact with homeroom teacher
- Maintain regular contact with class parents and give updates
- Maintain records of hours by each family
- Contact class parents as required
Parent Participation Program
Parent Participation Program Guideline (Requires Acrobat Reader to open and view) – Click here to download
SFX Parent Handbook (Updated for 2015 – 2016) (Requires Acrobat Reader to open and view) – Click here to download
PTA letters below are in Adobe Acrobat Format (PDF) and requires the free Acrobat Reader to open and view.
- Letter to Parent for the 2012-13 School Year
Parent Participation Program (PPP) Hours:
- PPP hours 2013-2014
Emergency Preparedness Committee
This sub-committee of the PTA works with the Principal, teachers and PEC members to establish and maintain an Earthquake Preparedness Program. The committee assists with Earthquake drills, organizes first aid supplies, trains volunteers to help in the event of an emergency, and completes regular inspections on the school premises. The committee is currently working on a training manual for staff and parents. Meetings are held once a month.