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The St. Luke's Parents' Association consists of dedicated volunteers who support activities that enhance the lives of our students. It is the enthusiasm of our students, families, and faculty and staff that makes St. Luke's School the special place that it is. Volunteers are needed throughout the year for the following committees and events. Click below for descriptions and register for any/all areas of interest to you. 

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  • Alumni Parent Board

    Work with Alumni Director Stefanie Veneruso to coordinate communication with alumni parents and to organize activities to keep alumni parents connected to SLS and to each other.

    Sign up for the Alumni Parent Board
  • Athletics/Storm Chasers

    Join our committee to support athletics communications, encourage attendance at games and support for SLS athletes, organize school-wide athletic events and athletic related activities on the Hilltop, and generate school spirit and pride through our athletic programs. Our principal goal is to elevate parents’ awareness of MS and US weekly athletic competitions and highlight student athletic achievement.

    Sign up to be a Storm Chaser
  • Book Chat

    Coordinate annual Parents' Book Chat led by SLS faculty. Work with faculty to choose date for the event, publicize and promote book selection, and plan evening social event.

    Sign up to help with Book Chat
  • Class Parents 2020-21

    Class Parents coordinate grade-specific parent and student social activities, beginning in September with class coffees.  Please let us know if you are interested in the 2020-21 school year. One Class Parent for each grade will be the Class Communicator, who will send bulk emails to parents of the class and keep the Class Page updated on the St. Luke's website.

    Please click on the link below if you are interested in serving as a Class Parent for the 2020-21 school year.

    Volunteer to serve as a Class Parent in 2020-21
  • Community Service

    Help with grade-specific Community Service projects/trips throughout the year for each grade.

    Sign up to help organize Community Service 
  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon

    Help with the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon, held annually the day after school gets out in June. 

    Help with Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon
  • General / Ad Hoc Helpers

    If you are available to help on an as-needed basis, we’d love your help!

    Sign up to help on an as-needed basis
  • Hospitality

    Provide food and refreshments (with help of volunteers) for monthly PA meetings, Parent Nights in September, and choir/band concerts as needed. The PA provides a budget.

    Sign up to help with Hospitality
  • Library Support

    Provide support to the Librarian.

    Sign up for Library Support
  • New Family Mentors

    Work with Admissions to coordinate support for new families. Keep them in the loop with PA events, offer to meet them at events and answer any questions.

    New Family Mentors
  • New Family Support

    Provide assistance to admissions with the New Parents BBQ (a fun, casual evening for all new parents in late August) and/or with the New Family Breakfast in April.

    New Family Support
  • Photo Day

    Assist Highpoint Photography on Photo Day (TBD). Parent volunteers help move students through the scheduled photography sessions. Volunteers also assist on the day photo packages are distributed to students. 

    Assist on Photo Day
  • School Store

    Work in the school store. The store is generally open Monday/Wedesday/Friday 2:00-3:30pm and Tuesday/Thursday 8:30-9:30am. Work at pop-up stores (New Student Orientation, Homecoming, New Families Breakfast). Closed half days or other early dismissal days.

    Volunteer in School Store
  • Spring Gathering

    Work on a committee for the PA’s annual Spring Gathering (social). 

    Committees include: Auction, Entertainment, Treasurer, Systems, Decorating, 
    Publicity, Invitations, Program, Wishing Tree.

    Sign up for Spring Gathering Committee
  • St. Luke's Closet

    Work on our dress code recycling program: collect and organize donated dress code items and spirit wear throughout the year. Assist when the closet opens to all St. Luke’s families. 
     
    As students outgrow their pants, blazers, ties, dress shirts and Dennis skirts, families donate them to the St. Luke's Closet. These clothes are then free to all St. Luke's students. 

    This wonderful community building project was started by an SLS parent.

    Volunteer for St. Luke's Closet
  • Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

    Help organize the PA's Annual Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway - a wonderful way to show our appreciation to St. Luke's faculty and staff. 

    Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

2020-2021 Parents' Association Executive Board Officers

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  • President

    Amy DiTeodoro
    Penelope Jones
  • Treasurer

    Mara Neafsey
  • Secretary

    Elaine Pizzarelli
  • VP Communications

    Suzanne Sherter
  • VP Community Life

    Uchenna Pratt
  • VP Social Activities

    Liz DeFilippo
  • VP Student Activities

    Diana Doré

PA Committees

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  • ALUMNI PARENT BOARD

    Sharon Libman

  • ATHLETICS/STORM CHASERS

    Leslie Balkind
    Aimee Mueller
  • BOOK CHAT

    Michele Casey
    Katie Harris
  • DRAMA SUPPORT

    (Upper School)
    Shannon Ellis
    Elizabeth Seale
     
    (Middle School)
    Liz DeFilippo
    Kimberly Harper
  • FACULTY/STAFF APPRECIATION

    Carrie Corcoran
    Alicia Lyon
    Kate Stimpson
  • GRADE COORDINATORS- MS

    Melissa Merrill
    Jenn Shulman
  • GRADE COORDINATORS- US

    Geriann Fischer
    Aditi Shrikam
  • HACKATHON

    Anne Briggs
    Meredith Pakman
  • HOSPITALITY

    Penelope Jones
  • LIBRARY SUPPORT

    Kimberly Birmingham
    Jessica Cunningham
    Meghan Rosow
    Anna Zable
  • LOST & FOUND

    Mary Ansaldi
  • MOSAIC GROUP

    Jackie Caceras
    Moina Noor
    Karla Sead

  • NEW CANAAN CARES AMBASSADORS

    (Upper School)
    Katie Owsley 

    (Middle School)
    Sairah Sheikh 
  • NEW FAMILY SUPPORT

    Felicia Alford
    Kris Toohey
  • PHOTO DAY

    Ann Normile
    Marjorie Wilkes
  • SCHOOL STORE

    Elizabeth Mathus
    Kate Stimpson
  • SPRING GATHERING

  • ST. LUKE'S CLOSET

    Katie Benner
    Kate Stimpson
  • STATE OF THE SCHOOL

    Michelle Riley
  • THANKSGIVING PIE DRIVE

    Leslie Balkind
    Alicia Meyers


St. Luke’s School is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.