Parents Club

Welcome SAA Parents!

The Parents Club is a volunteer organization comprised of all parents and guardians of presently enrolled students. The purpose of the Parents Club is to provide support to all facets of Academy life, including fundraising projects, student recruitment efforts, organization of designated school functions, and to promote school spirit.

Our VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNTIES are a great way for parents to get involved in our community, support teachers, and meet other parents. Your gift of time, energy, and support is greatly appreciated!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES SIGN UP

Book Fairs & Library Support

SAA Library holds two large book fairs each year. The Book Fair (BF) raises money for the library that helps supply new books and funds for Authors' visits. The BF Chairs coordinate volunteers who help check out the students during the Book Fair. If you are interested in volunteering for the BF, the committee chairs will send sign-ups before the events scheduled for November 19-22, 2019, and April 28th-May 1, 2020. 

The committee also supports the library as needed. 

Grades: Pre-K through 5th grade volunteers for Book Fairs.

Volunteers for library support: All grades. 

Committee Chairs: Gina Berger or Ann Cross

Beautification Committee

The Beautification Committee enhances the natural beauty of our campus by assessing existing and future areas of need and perpetuation. It involves coordinating Faculty, Staff, Volunteers, and Students in planning and implementing improvements.

If you are interested in supporting the Faculty Appreciation committee, please fill out the form here.

You may also contact the committee chair: Lisa Menick 

Class Representatives

The dedicated Class Representatives organize back to school gatherings, class gifts, lunch bunches and Parent volunteers among many other activities.

If you are interested in this position, please respond to the form sent out in April 2020.

For questions regarding this position please contact parentsclub@sa-academy.org.

Click here to see the list of Class Representatives 2019-2020.

SAA Dances

San Antonio Academy dances are for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only. We host two dances and invite guests from surrounding reciprocal schools. The third dance is the formal military ball held in the spring. Being on the dance committee is a three year commitment. Each year the chairs handle different aspects of the dances which include securing chaperones, dj, and photo booth. During the last year, the 8th grade dance chairs host the military ball.

80's Dance Party

2019-2020 Dances Dates:

  • September 6th - Back to School Dance 
  • February 28th - Winter Dance 
  • April 4th -  Military Ball

Click to view DANCE DRESS CODES

If you are interested in co-chairing the 6th grade dance committee next year, please contact: parentsclub@sa-academy.org.

Dance chairs:
 
6th grade: Cris Bregman, Ann Cross  
 
 
8th grade (Military Ball): Meredith Shindler, Margie Travis

Faculty Appreciation

Our wonderful teachers and staff are honored with themed lunches. The committee organizes four Faculty Appreciation lunches per year during September, November, February, and April, and a special treat in December and May.

If you are interested in supporting the Faculty Appreciation committee, please fill out the form here.

 You may also contact any of the co-chairs: Sharon Walls, or Tara Hoelscher.

Guarding the Alamo at Fiesta

The San Antonio Academy Honor Guard is tasked with the privilege of guarding The Alamo during the "Battle of the Flowers parade" on April 24.

The committe co-chairs coordinate between SAA’s commandant and The Alamo’s Representative to insure the event runs smoothly for the Honor Guard. The committee secures a location for the boys’ to rest, hydrate, and remain well during and in between their appointed shifts to stand guard, and also provides snacks and lunch during the event.

If you are interested in volunteering please fill out the form here

You may also contact the committee co-chairs: Lynnette Embrey or Irene Blaess.

WildCat Chat (Parent Education Committee)

"Educate. Enrich. Encourage"

This committee brings one or more speakers to SAA families with relevant topics that parents want to hear and align with the school values. The committee also supports the counselor's events during the school year as needed. 

If you are interested in volunteering please fill the form out here, or contact the Parent education committee co-chairs: Aurora Nester & Kristen Upton

Food Sales

Snack Sale provides snacks and drinks for our hungry boys after school every Wednesday. Volunteers are needed to set up, serve food, and clean up between 3:15 and 4:45 PM. There are two shifts from 3:15-4:00 and 4:00-4:45. Typically grades K-7 volunteer three times per year. Please sign up here (sign up link coming soon) to participate according to your grade.

Committee chairs: Edie WrightLauren Saunders  and Callie Mayo.

Taco Sale - Students will have the opportunity to purchase tacos from a variety of selections some Fridays (camo day) before chapel from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM. Primary students must be accompanied by an adult! We need dads to serve food, please sign up here (sign up link coming soon) if you are interested in participate or contact Gerald Barnes. This is a 8th-grade fundraiser, but all SAA parents are welcome to volunteer. Thank you!

Ice Cream Sales- Students will have the opportunity to purchase ice cream from a variety of selections on Mondays after school until 4:30 PM. There is an ice cream limit per student per day. Volunteers are needed to set up, serve food, and clean up from 3:15 to 4:30 PM. Typically grades K-7 volunteer three times per year. Please sign up here (sign up link coming soon) to participate according to your grade. Contact info: Sarah Blankenship. This is a 8th-grade fundraiser, but all SAA parents are welcome to volunteer. Thank you!

Hospitality Committee / Greeters

Volunteer at various events using your hospitality and greeting skills.

Events may include: Grandparent Lunches, Grandparents’ Day, Grandparents' Chapel, Back-to-School Day, Blue & White Unite, Humanitarian Award Luncheon, meetings, Graduation.

The greeters will be the first person to welcome and guide family members, friends and visitors as they enter the doors of the school with information and directions. Volunteers will receive advance instructions based on the event and will be asked to arrive early and be ready well before an event begins (typically 30 minutes or more, depending on the event).

This is a flexible job, if you are interested in participate please sign up here (sign up link coming soon) or contact the committee chair: Carla Nelson.

Fall Family Fair

We support this premier fundraising event with volunteers in both the pre-planning and during the event. This traditional event attracts attendees from all over San Antonio to share in an evening of old-fashioned family fun on The Academy campus. It is a great fundraiser for the school that raises nearly $100,000 for various programs and operating expenses.

Fall Family Fair (FFF) will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Chairs: Lindsay & Geoffrey Millican and Darcy & Peter Hoberman.

One-hour booth sign-ups will be available in September. All parents are encouraged and needed to volunteer for one hour at the Fair. If you would like to also be involved in the planning - there is something for everyone. We need you! This is an “all hands on deck” event. We will gladly help you find a committee that fits your schedule and interests. For more information please contact Mary Shrader, SAA Director of Development at mshrader@sa-academy.org.

Cowboy Breakfast

Each year, SAA has its own "Cowboy Breakfast," an event which serves as an 8th grade fundraiser to help the graduating class purchase a gift to the school.

An army of 8th grade parent and student volunteers are needed to help the SAA kitchen prepare breakfast for over 600+ hungry attendees, along with dozens of other behind-the-scenes tasks we must help fulfill.

Cowboy Breakfast will be held on Friday, January 31, 2020.

Chairs: Julie & Justin Peeler, and Lorin & Forrest Runnels.

2019-20 PC Reps:

Aida C. Snyder : President 
Lisa Menick : Vice President
Daniela Serna :  Treasurer
Erika Boller : Secretary
Laurie Barnes : Mkt. & Comm.

 


Questions or Suggestions? parentsclub@sa-academy.org