Gaels Parents’ Association

The Gaels Parents’ Association exists as a fundraising and fun raising organization that supports the administration, faculty, staff and most importantly, our children, the students of St. Mary’s High School.

Thank you to all who joined us and helped to underwrite our Welcome Back Reception on September 22, 2017.  It was a great, energy filled evening.  Thanks also to those who attended our opening meeting on October 19, 2017.  Below is a list of our upcoming events. We hope to see you there!

  • St. Mary’s Ladies’ Night Out – Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6:00 pm at the North Hempstead Country Club in Port Washington. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. We hope you have all received your invitations.  Please come and join us, and meet and mingle with other St. Mary’s ladies.  There will be a silent auction, a drop in the box raffle, a $5,000 raffle, shopping, a fashion show and great food. You may register by sending in your RSVP or online on the school’s webpage or via the link on MySchool App. We welcome auction donations and underwriting to help make this a great success. The proceeds from the evening will be used for projects and events that benefit the students.
  • St. Mary’s Mens’ Night Out – Monday, November 13, 2017, 8:00 pm at Publicans, 550 Plandome Road in Manhasset. St. Mary’s High School and Elementary dads are invited to a men’s event – Football at Publicans. The cost is $60 per person (when pre-registered) or $70 at the door, and it includes all drinks and appetizers.  RSVP by November 10 to the Office of Development at 516 627 4605 or You can also register online. It promises to be a great time!
  • Parent Teacher Conferences – Thursday, November 16, 2017, 3-5pm & 6-8pm in Marist Hall. Stop by and see us. We will be selling Gaels Spirit Wear.
  • Next Gaels Parents’ Association Meeting – January 30, 2018; 7:30 in the Marian Room under the Church. We are planning to have Mr. Gschlect and members of the Guidance Department speak about the college process.
  • Please check MySchool App and the Gaels Parents’ page of the school’s website for updates and other events. We will be hosting other events throughout the year and will keep you up to date.

E-Mail us with questions/concerns/suggestions at

Thank you for sharing your Gaels Spirit!

Gaels meetings are listed in the calendar or in the School Handbook. Please send any questions or suggestions to

View our Image Galleries:
Fall Reception 2017
Freshman Camp 2017
Ladies’ Night Out 2015
Fall Reception 2014

The following is a list representing the grade level chairs for the Gaels’ Parents Association:

Grade Level Chairs for the Class of 2018
Mrs. Diane Cain
Mrs. Jennifer Dennean

Grade Level Chairs for the Class of 2019
Mrs. Bridget Alfonso
Mrs. Jean Chester
Mrs. Lori LaSalle

Grade Level Chairs for the Class of 2020
Mrs. Suzanne Bosse
Mrs. Carol Dunning
Mrs. Shannon Pompy
Mrs. Mary Vaccaro

Grade Level Chairs for the Class of 2021
Maureen O’Reilly Gross
Mari Sweeney

If you are interested in being part of the Gaels Parent Leadership Committee, please review the Committee Criteria and contact Mrs. Diane Cain via