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!

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Volunteer to Help SAA Teachers

SAA Teachers need your help to assist with classroom activities throughout the school year. CLICK HERE to access the webpage for the grade-level volunteer opportunties to help teachers.

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 13-16, 2018, and April 31-May 3, 2019. 

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 Aurora Nester 

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 email sent out by the Class Representative Coordinator in February 2019 or CLICK HERE.

For questions regarding this position please contact Erika Boller

SAA Dances

San Antonio Academy dances are for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only. We host three dances and invite guests from surrounding reciprocal schools. The fourth 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.

2018-2019 Dances Dates:

  • September 14 "Luau" 
  • October 26 "Halloween" 
  • February 8 "Sports Jersey" 
  • April 6 "Military Ball" 

Click to view DANCE DRESS CODES

If you are interested in being on the committee contact the dance chairs of your grade level: 6th grade: Victoria Roca & Lauren Browning, 7th grade: Meredith Shindler & Margie Travis, 8th grade: Cris Bregman, Whitney Ramirez & Paula Scott 

Faculty Appreciation

Our wonderful teachers and staff are honored with themed lunches. The committee organizes five Faculty Appreciation lunches during September, October, December, February, and May. If you are interested in supporting the Faculty Appreciation committee, please CLICK HERE, or contact any of the co-chairs: Sharon Walls or Margie Travis

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 26. The chairperson of the Honor Guard coordinates between SAA's commandant and The Alamo's Representative to ensure the event runs smoothly for the Honor Guard. The chairperson secures a location for the boys' to rest, hydrate, and remain well during and in between their appointed shifts to stand guard. 

The chairperson also provides snacks and lunch during the event. If you are interested in volunteering please CLICK HERE, contact the committee chair, Tiana Hunter

Grades: 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade

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 CLICK HERE, or contact the Parent education committee co-chairs: Aurora Nester & Kristen Upton

Snack Sale

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 p.m. There are two shifts from 3:15-4:00 p.m. and 4:00-4:45 p.m. Typically grades K-7 volunteer three times per year. 

It is very rewarding seeing the boys smiley faces. If you are interested in volunteering, please CLICK HERE, or contact your class representatives. For opportunities to co-chair the committee in 2019-2020, please contact the snack sale chairs. Estelle Ybarra and Suzi Bryzack

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, Commencement. 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--you can choose whichever date(s) work for you.

For more information, please contact Mary Shrader, Director of Development at mshrader@sa-academy.org. 

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 systems. Fall Family Fair (FFF) will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Chairs: Shannon & Scott Austin and Lindsay & Geoffrey Millican. 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 25, 2019. 

Chairs for this event: Trey and Paula Scott & Greg and Valerie Wright

Taco Sale

Students will have the opportunity to purchase tacos from a variety of selections some Fridays before chapel from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM. Primary students must be accompanied by an adult! The taco sale is a 7th grade fundraiser for their future expenses as 8th graders. 

 Taco Sale Committee Chair: Edith Britton 

Ice Cream Sales (ICS)

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. 

If you would like to volunteer, please CLICK HERE

Ice Cream Sales is a 7th grade fundraiser for their future expenses in 8th grade. 

Ice Cream Sales Committee Chair:  Meleah Nye

2018-19 PC Reps:

Aida C. Snyder (President) 

Lisa Menick (Vice President) 

Sara Davis (Secretary) 

Daniela Serna (Treasurer) 

Lynnette Embrey (Communications)

Ellen Evans (Communications) 


Questions or Suggestions? parentsclub@sa-academy.org