The purpose of the SMM Home and School Association is to promote understanding and cooperation between the home and school, to staff the different volunteer opportunities at school, to promote the mission of the school and help with fundraising. The Board presents pertinent information on Back to School Nights, organizes the yearly school volunteers, hosts the Annual Welcome Picnic for incoming kindergarten families and plans the Annual  Walkathon. 

Volunteer Opportunities

There are several volunteer opportunities for parents to engage with the school community. Online sign-ups for the school year volunteer spots are sent via email to all school parents the first week of school. Lunchroom servers may contact the Kitchen directly to sign up for service. To find out about how to volunteer for a specific event or activity contact Home and School Board Members This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

School volunteer opportunities include: 

  • Annual Walkathon
  • Book Fair
  • Classroom Parents
  • Computer Class Volunteer
  • Graduation Events
  • Halfway Hoedown Organizers (4th- grade)
  • Hospitality Committee
  • Library Aide
  • Lunchroom Servers
  • Narnia Tea Help (6th-grade)
  • Poetry Reading Event help (6th-grade)
  • School Gardens Crew
  • Sacrament Hospitality
  • Spartan Store
  • St. Brigid Committee
  • Teacher Appreciation
  • Welcome Committee

More Ways To Support SMM 

The Home and School Board coordinate with Community Partner Programs to offer parents an opportunity to support St. Margaret Mary financially through everyday shopping.  

AmazonSmile Program–  Please set up SMM as your AmazonSmile charity. Simply select St. Margaret Mary (Omaha, NE) from the list of charitable organizations in the AmazonSmile program. When you shop on Amazon.com with any qualifying purchases, the AmazonSmile program will donate .5% back to St. Margaret Mary School. Thank you for your support!! Here is a list of program FAQs about AmazonSmile

 

Box Tops for Education    Look for Box Tops on hundreds of products you purchase from the grocery store or online. Clip and send them to school before it’s printed expiration date. Each Box Top is worth 10 cents to our school. Simply send box tops with your child to school or drop them off to the school or parish office.

  

Coco-Cola GIVE Any Coca-Cola beverage that has a product code under its cap or printed on its paper packaging is eligible to be used for donation. SMM School will receive a rebate for each code we submit under our account quarterly. Save your codes and simply send them with your student to school or drop them off to the school or parish office.

Hy-VeeCash for students  Save and submit your receipts for our school to earn cash back. Hy-Vee Grocery stores donate $1 for every $200 spent; the maximum donation is $2000 per school. We will strive to earn the max. Receipts from any Omaha Hy-Vee store dated between September 1st and December 31st are counted Ask your local family and friends to save receipts too. Receipts for value are from purchases of groceries, gas, restaurant, pharmacy, floral, etc. 

Simply send your receipts to the school or parish office. All receipts must be returned to SMM by the first week of January. 

TAGG stands for Together A Greater Good. Visit a participating business, take a picture of your receipt, and the business makes a donation to our school – many donations are 5% of the purchase price.  Click on TAGG to find out how to get started.