St. Pancras School

Turning Today‘s Learners Into Tomorrow‘s Leaders Glendale, NY

H.S.A.

  • Saint Pancras School Association Constitution, click here to read and print.
  • Roberts Rules of Order, click here to review.

ST. PANCRAS HOME SCHOOL ASSOCIATION

Name:  The name of this organization shall be the St. Pancras Home School Association

Objective:  The objective of this organization shall be to foster a meaningful understanding of the ideals of Catholic Education through communication, cooperation, awareness and responsible action in our school community.

Respect for School Policies:  The Home School Association shall respect the established school policies set forth by the Pastor and School Principal.

Membership:  Membership to this organization is required of all parents and guardians of the students of St. Pancras School.  All faculty shall be considered members of the Home School Association.  Membership dues will be collected with the first tuition payment.

Executive Board:  The Executive Board of the Home School Association shall be the governing committee of the Association and will be comprised of at least  five but no more than seven elected or volunteer members at-large. 

The Executive Board will designate a Board convener each year who shall call the general and Executive Board meetings to order and serve as  committee chair for one year.

The Executive Board will designate a controller for one year who will be responsible for all matters concerning money transactions and collections.

The Executive Board will designate a board member who will be responsible for handling board correspondence, advertising open meetings and sending notice for board meetings as well as recording and distributing the minutes of the meetings.

A term of office for the Executive Board will be two years.  A minimum of five board members must be maintained during the term of office. 

Spiritual Advisor:   The Pastor shall be the moderator and spiritual advisor.

Meetings: Executive Board meetings shall take place on a regular basis.  Open meetings shall take place at least three times a year.  Special meetings can be called as needed by a majority vote of the Executive Committee and with the approval of the Pastor and School Principal.

Dues:  Dues shall be collected  by the association.

Executive Committee Membership:  The Executive Committee shall consist of the Pastor, the School     Principal, and seven Executive Board members.  The Executive Board will select a convener and controller each year, the Board will serve for two years.  

Amendments:  Amendments to this constitution may be made by presenting a written proposal to the Executive Committee.  The Committee would then disseminate the information to the Home School membership in writing for approval.

No amendment shall be approved which is in conflict with the rules and regulations governing the school as established by the Pastor or School Principal, or with the regulations established by the Office of the   Superintendent of Schools of the Diocese.