Welcome to the Parents Association Portal
H.S.D. Parents Association
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, Gavin O'Duffy are the Parent Representatives on the School Board of Management.
With members of the general committee also on each of the Board sub-committees – Education (Susannah Love), Sport & Recreation (Peter de Lacy), Finance (Avril Robinson), and Grounds & Property (Steve Wilson) – the parents association is consulted on the development of all major new policies at the school.
Following the AGM on Wednesday 8th of October 2020, the PA committee and associated responsibilities for the 2020-2021 school year, is as follows.
| PA Role || PA Member ||PA Activity|
| Chair|| Nigel Donovan|
Regular connection with school Principal
Own inbound email review
| Vice Chair|| Gavin O'Duffy||Attend board meetings & backup for Chair|
| Secretary|| Jennifer McGrath||PA rhythm of business & cadence of meeting minutes|
| Treasurer|| Avril Robinson||Financial overview and fund management|
|Student Council Rep|| Ray Stewart||Student Council interface (meets every 2nd Weds)|
| Compass Rep|| Susannah Love||Regular connection with Compass group to ensure awareness & information flow across HSD parents|
| Year Reps|
| 1st|| Jennifer McGrath/Brian Fitzgerald||PA Point of contact for first year parents & 1st year, year head|
| 2nd|| Avril Robinson/Richelle Flanagan||PA Point of contact for second year parents & 2nd year, year head|
| 3rd|| Susannah Love/Gavin O'Duffy||PA Point of contact for third year parents & 3rd year, year head|
| 4th|| Peter de Lacy||PA Point of contact for fourth year parents & 4th year, year head|
| 5th|| Ray Stewart||PA Point of contact for fifth year parents & 5th year, year head|
| 6th|| Steve Wilson/Debo Adeduntan||PA Point of contact for sixth year parents & 6th year, year head|
| Committee Reps|
| Finance|| Avril Robinson||PA visibility on activity relevant to financial activity|
| Education|| Susannah Love||PA visibility on items relevant to curriculum details etc.|
|Property & Grounds || Steve Wilson||PA visibility on activity relevant to the school and it’s grounds|
|Sports & Recreation|| Peter de Lacy||PA visibility on wider sports/recreation related details|