Guardian Angels School

8th Grade Activities & Fundraising Committees

More information about other activities planned for our 8th graders this year can be found below and to the menu on the right. We are looking for several volunteers to help with these events and fundraisers. More details are coming soon on how to sign-up.
Campus-Wide Fundraisers For The 8th Grade Class
Bagel Sales
These sales are held the first Friday of each month, October through April. Big Apple Bagels donates the bagels, which students sell for a minimal cost, along with some drinks.
Chairpersons: Jean Carville & Jill Crawford
Other Volunteers: Melodie Oaks, Holly Gundrum, Jenny Baumgartner
Yankee Candle Sale
Candle sale takes place in the Fall. Each student has the opportunity to sell candles to offset the cost of the Washington DC trip in the Spring. Sale dates TBD.
Chairperson: Terri Kamp
Other Volunteers: Susan Upchurch
Bake Sales
There are usually two bake sales during the school year. The baked goods are donated and the students work the sales. The first bake sale were held in November and February in the Gathering Space. 
Chairperson: Still Needed
Other Volunteers: Megan Roach, Angela Wray, Julie Nieberding, Melodie Oaks
Car Wash
There are typically two car washes each year, one in the Summer and then another in the Fall or Spring. The car washes are free but donations are accepted. 
Chairpersons: Alan Zahumensky & Pat Crawford
Other Volunteers: Steve Patsfall, Mike Veeneman, Martin Bibb, Craig Baumgartner, Mike Smith, Melodie Oaks
Ladies Night Out
This is a new event for this year! A night out for any lady who wants to get a workout in a group setting/boot camp style class. Stay to enjoy raffles, appetizers and drinks after the class. Our Boot Camp was held October 20th.
Chairperson: Barb Bibb
Other Volunteers: Beth Green, Rebecca Richmond, Carrie Piehowicz
Events/Activities Held For Our 8th Grade Class
Junior High Mixer
The mixer is a fundraiser for all 7th and 8th grade students at GA as well as those who attend other area schools. The event is typically held in the undercroft in the fall, with a minimal ticket price. This year's mixer was held Saturday, September 17th. A flyer/permission slip for the event can be found to the right side of this page. 
Chairperson: Ronna Clark
Other Volunteers: Mary Kaser, Sharon Tobin
Junior High Hoodies
Hoodies are available for junior high students to purchase. The 7th grade version has its class list on the back, 8th grade has its class list on the back. Junior high students are able to wear these hoodies as part of their uniform. Hoodies are typically ordered at the beginning of the school year and delivered in mid-October.
Chairpersons: Carmen Brunner & Angela Wray
Other Volunteers: Megan Roach, Carrie Piehowicz
2017 Scavenger Hunt
This is an activity for any students who want to participate in the Spring. The hunt begins and ends at GA - a parent volunteer drives students around to designated spots. There is a pizza party to end the event.
Chairperson: Still Needed
Other Volunteers: Brian & Beth Green, Rich Richmond, Carmen Brunner, Marianna Patsfall, Jenny Baumgartner, Mike Veeneman
Graduation Breakfast & Reception
The breakfast is held in the undercroft on the morning of graduation and honors 8th grade students with awards and certificates for their accomplishments while at GA.
The reception is also held in the undercroft that evening, after the graduation Mass. Seventh grade parents volunteer to work this event, serving drinks, laying out the food and handling the cleanup.
Chairperson: Still Needed
Other Volunteers: Melodie Oaks, Susan Upchurch, Sharon Tobin
Graduation Dance
The night of graduation there is a celebration in the Parish Center Gym for the graduates.
Chairperson: Still Needed
Other Volunteers: Rebecca Richmond, Beth Green, Carrie Piehowicz
Class Video
The class video is a compilation of pictures of all of the students and events throughout their GA years. It is played at the graduation breakfast in the Spring.
Chairperson: Susan DeClercq
2017 Variety Show
All 8th graders are encouraged to participate in the Variety Show held the last week of school. The skits are filled with comedians, musicians, and other fun acts.
Chairperson: Still Needed
Other Volunteers: Karen Veeneman
Bigs Littles Breakfast
Towards the end of the school year, the 8th graders eat breakfast with their 1st grade "littles".
Chairpersons: Jill Crawford & Mary Kaser
Graduation Program & 8th Grade T-shirts
Students create the artwork for the graduation program and the t-shirts. The t-shirts are given to 8th graders in April and they are able to wear them to school on Fridays through the end of the year.
Chairpersons: Carmen Brunner & Angela Wray
Other Volunteers: Martha Allman, Jean Carville