2019-2020 School Board
Kevin Campbell– President
Mari Bangayen Chen--Vice President
Ed Mallon
Jenny Schmidt
Joe Walsh   

School Board Minutes

School Advisory Board Meeting
April 23, 2020 10:00-11:00



Attendees: Kevin Campbell, Fr. Meany, Jenny Schmidt, Joe Walsh, Ed Mallon, Michael Giordano, Adam Taylor, Mary Maloney

MEETING OBJECTIVES: By the end of this meeting, participants will:

  • approve minutes from the March meeting
  • review Gala plus/delta feedback
  • Discuss FY21 Calendar


Call to order 

Opening Prayer


Roll Call-


Approval of March minutes  

Motion to approve: Joe, Ed


Pastor’s Report- Fr. Meany

  • Thank you all for your support- parents, staff, Adam, Michael- e_learng going well
  • First Communion and Confirmation have been postponed per the Archdiocese. There will be directives following. We have to take one thing at a tie.
  • Thank people for their continued support- masses, prayes, holy week; Uncle Pete (limited people) and St. VIncent DePaul are serving those in need. Helping police and fire with the meals- received thank you from them.
  • School- e-Learning; we are keeping all groups engaged, spoke with all leadership groups and asked them to reach out to their constituents. We have 3500 families in parish
  • Budget- we are averaging $7000 per Sunday, and Easter was $25,000. Collections are down but are picking up. 
  • We applied for the loan (PPP) 325,000 for 2 and a half months- salary and benefits for school and parish. Went through Parkway. We did not receive the first time around but we are applying again. We are continuing to pay everyone’s salaries.
  • Fr. P and Fr. C have been selected by Arch to annouint the Covid victims. They have a special protocol and safety measures they follow. Lutheren General and Resurrection hospital. 
  • Mike Platt is a seminarian who is staying with us during this time.
  • Drive-bys are discouraged  No gatherings are allowed.
  • We are working with Niles Family Services and Catholic Charities as well.
  • Once the all clear comes, we can talk about gatherings


Principal’s Report- Mary Maloney

  • e-Learning- going well
  • 8th grade-working with staff, students and parents to have virtual graduation
  • process for families to retrieve items from school 
  • registration push- still registering, evaluating ideas as we move forward
  • Can teachers send an agenda for the week to kids and parents with time that meetings are happening?



Marketing Report- Michael Giordano

  • car magnets
  • yard signs- “Prepare for an extraordinary life”, blue, black and white
  • posting continuously on social media, getting a lot of engagement
  • Had a marketing Zoom  meeting, feedback is that we are ahead with the e-Learning- we are looking for parent testimonials regarding the success of e-Learning
  • Let's get an article in the paper


Adam: Chrome remote desktop is available. Adam can log in to students Chromebooks to fix some problems


Kevin- what else can we do for outreach?


Old Business

  • Need to recruit 4 more members
  • Revamp/update the websites for the parish and school


New Business

  • registration push



  • Motion: Joe, Ed




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