Parish Life and Parent Activities:

St. Ferdinand School is supported by the community in many ways. Parish and community work together to provide the best possible environment for students. Students contribute to annual food drives and service related projects in the Parish that help families in need.  St. Ferdinand sponsors many events throughout the year in order to build and sustain a strong sense of community.  Open houses annual Back to School Sunday celebration, Pancake Breakfasts, Breakfast with Santa, Lenten Fish Fries and other activities that warmly welcome Parish and community members. St. Ferdinand’ s Faculty and staff are working to attain Blue Ribbon Status in the near future.

Parent Service Program

Each school family is required to actively support St. Ferdinand School by fulfilling Ten Service Hours during the academic year as found in School Board Policy A-13. A $250.00 deposit will be collected at the beginning of the year and returned in May if the requirement is completed. Deposits will be forfeited and not be returned if the service hours have not been completed.

Opportunities to volunteer and unit values are detailed on page 3 of the tuition agreement packet, as well as the Service Program flyers distributed throughout the school year.

Volunteers are valuable in a variety of ways and serve at both the Parish and School levels.  Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors, and Ushers help serve our Church, as do people interested in helping to clean the Church.  At the school level, numerous opportunities exist to get involved in the school. A few of our most popular volunteer opportunities include School Board Members, Book Fair helpers, Athletics coaches, library helpers, lunch room helpers, set/stage decorators for our Christmas program, chaperones for school field trips, and special event helpers that assist at our Back to School celebration and Lenten Fish Fries.  We appreciate the time and talents our volunteers share with us!

You add a rich dimension not only to the school but to our children as well. The students are socially enriched and spiritually nourished from the positive example of your involvement and generous support.