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  • Parents' Association Members

    Every parent is a member!

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  • Parent Volunteer Committees

    Many opportunities throughout the year to engage and participate in your child's St. Luke's experience

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  • Homemade "Spread the Love" Pies

    More than 250 "Spread the Love" pies distributed annually

Join us - Get Involved Today

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

    Chairs: Sharon Libman and Charles Clemons

    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
  • Book Chat

    Chairs: Jessica Bacher and Katie Harris

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

    Sign up to help with Book Chat
  • Class Parents 2022-23

    MS Coordinators: Megan Calley and Alicia Lyon
    US Coordinators: Kavita Polaki & Kristen Staikos

    Class Parents coordinate grade-specific parent and student social activities, beginning in September with class coffees. 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 next year.

    Volunteer to serve as a Class Parent in 2022-23
  • Community Service

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

    Sign up to help organize Community Service
  • Drama Support

    MS Drama Mamas: Raquel DeMaio and Jenny Levin
    US Drama Mamas: Debra Bauer and Shelley Johnson

    Help Theater Faculty with communications and various aspects of productions.

    Sign up to support drama
  • Faculty and Staff Appreciation Luncheon

    Chairs: Kimberly Birmingham, Juliet Howe, and Ashley Prymas

    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

    Chair: Michele Casey

    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
  • Hackathon

    Chairs: Vanessa Landegger and Meredith Pakman

    Support designLab with any needs for the Hackathon event.

    Sign up to support the Hackathon
  • Library Support

    Chairs: Kimberly Birmingham and Anna Zable

    Provide support to the Librarian.

    Sign up for Library Support
  • Lost & Found

    Chair: Mary Ansaldi

    Periodically help organize lost items and coordinate donations of unclaimed items.

    Sign up to support the Lost & Found committee
  • Mosaic Group

    Chairs: Moina Noor and Karla Sead

    Mosaic is a group of St. Luke’s families of color, multi-cultural families and any member of the St. Luke’s community who would like to celebrate the school’s diversity.

    Sign up to support the Mosaic Group
  • New Canaan CARES Ambassador

    Chair: Katie Owsley

    Liaise with New Canaan CARES to promote programming that benefits the SLS community.

    Sign up to support the New Canaan CARES
  • New Family Support

    Chairs: Meghan Rosow and Kris Toohey

    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. Assist with 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
  • PA Athletics/Storm Chasers

    Chairs: Leslie Balkind and Aimee Mueller

    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
  • Photo Day

    Chairs: Elizabeth Mathus and Kate Stimpson

    Assist Highpoint Photography on Photo Day (October 7, 2021). 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

    Chairs: Holly Barker, Adrianne Davenport, Nakayra Profit, Caitlin Whitacre

    Work in the school store. The store is generally open Monday/Wednesday/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
  • Spread the Love Pie Drive

    Chairs: Delsie Copeland and Nakayra Profit

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

    Spread the Love Pie Drive
  • Spring Gathering

    Chairs: Lisa Shaplen and Tracey Riccardi

    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

    Chairs: Hanane Ait Chaf and Julia Frossell

    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
  • State of the School

    Chairs: Michelle Riley and Leah DeSantis

    Support and help plan the reception for the school community.

    Sign up to support State of the School

A Huge Thank You to St. Luke's Parents' Association

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.