H.S.D. Parents' Association


Following our AGM on Monday 24th September, the PA committee and associated responsibilities for the 2018-2019 school year, is as follows.

        PA Role 
    PA Member                                   
PA Activity
 Nigel Donovan

Regular connection with school Principal
Attend board meetings
Own website update

Own inbound email review

 Vice Chair
 Evelyn Foley
Attend board meetings & backup for Chair
PA rhythm of business & cadence of meeting minutes
 Evelyn Foley
Financial overview and keeper of the funds
Student Council  Rep
 Elaine Costello
Student Council interface (meets every 2nd Weds)
 Compass Rep
 Linda O'Connor
Regular connection with Compass group to ensure awareness & information flow across HSD parents
 Events Reps 
 Birgitta Lee/Elaine Costello
Oversight/management on all PA events

 Year Reps

 Gavin O' Duffy
PA Point of contact for first year parents & 1st year, year head
 Joyce Farrelly
PA Point of contact for second year parents & 2nd year, year head
 Ray Stewart
PA Point of contact for third year parents & 3rd year, year head
 Steve Wilson
PA Point of contact for fourth year parents & 4th year, year head
 Elaine Costello
PA Point of contact for fifth year parents & 5th year, year head
 Birgitta Lee
PA Point of contact for sixth year parents & 6th year, year head

 Committee Reps

 Evelyn Foley
PA visibility to activity relevant to financial activity
 Melody Chinenyanga
PA visibility to items relevant to curriculum details etc.
Property & Grounds
 Steve Wilson
PA visibility to activity relevant to the school and it’s grounds
Sports & Recreation
 Vincent Landy
PA visibility to wider sports related details

Welcome to your Parents Association Portal

Parents Association 2018-2019

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The association at a glance

The primary goal of the Association is to represent the interests of you as parents/guardians of children at the school and to promote good relationships between parents/guardians and the school.

The Association is represented at every level across the management of the school. 
The President, Nigel Donovan and Vice Chair, Evelyn Foley are the Parent Representatives on the Board of Governors and the Management Committee of the school. 
With members of the general committee also on each of the Board sub-committees – Education (Melody Chinenyanga), Sport (Vincent Landy), Finance (Evelyn Foley), and Grounds/Property (Steve Wilson) – the parents association is consulted on the development of all major new policies at the school.