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Country Day School of the Sacred Heart

Mothers' Association

Mission Statement

The Mothers’ Association seeks to foster a spirit of good will within the school community and assist Country Day School of the Sacred Heart in financial support and opportunity to the faculty and students. The MA would like to continue to deliver high quality school events and maintain a nurturing sense of community.  Please join us at the meetings to see how you can make a difference in your daughter's school.  Many things can be done from home. Unable to make the meetings?  Feel free to open the meeting minutes below to learn more about what great things we are planning.  

Please contact Patty Szipszky with any questions.  

Get Involved

Mothers meet at 8:30a.m. in the Main School House Dining Hall on the following dates.  All mothers are invited whether you signed up to volunteer for something or not.  Sign Up Here to volunteer for special events throughout the year.

Meeting Dates and Minutes

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. September Minutes
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. October Minutes
  • Tuesday, October 20, 2015 6:30 p.m.  Mothers' Association Social
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. 
  • Tuesday, January 12, 2016 8:30 a.m. 
  • Tuesday, February 9, 2016 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016 6:30 p.m.  Mothers' Association Social 

Homeroom Parents 


  • PreK: Katie Pryma
  • Kindergarten: Terri Catelli
  • First Grade: Seana Martinelli & Megan Houder
  • Second Grade: Katie Pryma & Lori Islam
  • Third Grade: Barbara Forte DiGuiseppi & Kristen Doughtery
  • Fourth Grade:  Patty Hicks & Nicole Gress
  • Fifth Grade:  Jill Thompson & Tammy Hart
  • Sixth Grade:  Antonella Aloi & Joy Grady
  • Seventh Grade: Karen Casale
  • Eighth Grade: Carrie Weimer
  • Ninth Grade: Monique Dowd
  • Tenth Grade: Donna Britt & Patty O’Callaghan
  • Eleventh Grade: Lisa Brairton
  • Twelfth Grade: MaryJo Apakian & Rachel Slaughter



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President - Patty Szipszky
Vice President - Joy Grady
Past President - Tammy Hart
Treasurer - Liz Magnotta
Smart Money Coordinator - MQ Dwyer 
Recording Secretary - Patty Hicks
Public Relations Coordinator - Janine Zozaya
Hospitality Coordinator - Carrie Wiemer
Volunteer Coordinator - Terri Prendergast
Lower School Rep - Lisa Wanner
Middle School Rep - Mary Lesusitis(Fitzhenry)
Upper School Rep - Katie Backe
Head of School - Sr. Matthew Anita McDonald, SSJ
Director of Institutional Advancement - Kathy Gallagher