Greetings from the Mothers Club President
Welcome to the Woodlands Mothers Club!
All moms belong to the Mothers Club. Our club strives to build a warm Woodlands Academy community. We organize and volunteer for the major fund-raising events at the school. We actively support the administration and staff. We socialize and are involved in the arts, sports, exchange students/ boarding students and spiritual gatherings. We love to have fun! Mothers Club is a window in to our daughters lives! We meet on the second Wednesday of every month after drop off at 8:30. Please join us!. Below is a list of activities that you can become a part of.
Please contact me, Gina Zisook at firstname.lastname@example.org of you have any questions or want to get involved!
Mothers Club President
Members of the Mothers Club make vital contributions to Woodlands Academy as organizers and volunteers for the school’s annual community-building and fund-raising events, such as Winter Wonderwalk and Congé. All Woodlands moms belong to the Mothers Club. In addition to these events, there are many other ways to get involved, socialize with other Woodlands moms, and actively support the Woodlands community.
Below is a list of activities and responsibilities that are organized and performed by the Mothers Club.
Mothers Club 2015-2016
President: Gina Zisook
Vice President: Megan Morris
Secretary: Maria Allen
Admissions Liaison: LeaAnne LaVanway
Advisory Coordinator: Julie Hamilton
Boarding School Liaison: Shelley Cummings
Campus Beautification: Karey Walker
Exchange Program Liaison:
Liturgical Liaison: Rooney Kerns
Volunteer Coordinator: Gina Zisook
WA Store Committee: Megan Morris, Jeanne McKiernan, Jenn Pattie, LeaAnne LaVanway
Mothers Club Positions 2015-2016
Plans and oversees Mothers Club activities. Appoints Mothers Club Board and Committee Chairs. Works with Fathers Club President on Joint Parents Association events. Works with Special Events Coordinator and Director of Advancement to coordinate activities with the school.
Works with President in planning meetings; takes over for President if she is absent. This is a two-year commitment, as the Vice-President becomes President the following year.
Takes minutes and records attendance at Mothers Club meetings.
Plans, organizes and oversees “Winter Wonderwalk,” our December fundraiser which consists of a housewalk of beautiful homes decorated for the holidays, and a Boutique at the school. There are subcommittees working on specific aspects of Winter Wonderwalk including Houses, Boutique and Refreshment, the Raffle, and decorations.
Plans, organizes and oversees the major fund-raising event of the year. This event takes place in April and includes a dinner, Silent Auction and Live Auction. There are many sub-committees working on Congé including Silent Auction, Live Auction, Ad Book, Program Book and Decorations.
WA Store Committee
Plans, purchases and markets Washwear for the school store. This is a committee of moms who work on the WA School Store. They also supervise the staffing of the store.
Faculty Appreciation Dinner
Plans and implements dinner for teachers and staff the night of fall Parent-Teacher conferences. Works with volunteers who prepare food, handle set up and clean up.
Mother/Daughter Christmas Tea Host
This December event is hosted by a mom and daughter on a Sunday in December. The host’s home must be large enough to accommodate about 100 – 125 guests. A committee works with the hostess to plan food, set up and clean up.
Finds Freshman Advisory (Room) Moms for each advisory, calls existing Room Moms to ask if they want to continue for the next year and works to replace those that do not. Holds a meeting at the beginning of the year with all Room Moms to review their responsibilities.
Sends a daily inspirational message by email to those who have requested to be on the mailing listas well as coordinates with the school for liturgies and prayer services.
Assists event leaders with coordinating volunteers for each event and activity.