St. Mary’s PTP
The Parents and Teachers of Panthers Group (PTP) of St. Mary’s School presented a $13,600 check to St. Mary’s administrators. These funds were raised from the Dancing with the Storm Lake Stars fundraiser at KC Hall on January 25. This donation plus a $5,000 in October was earmarked towards upgrading technology for the St. Mary’s K-12 students and teachers. With the money raised, four smart TVs were placed throughout the building, 30 new Chromebooks used by K-12 and 30 new iPads utilized by K-5th grades have been purchased and awaiting arrival. This is the largest single donation the PTP group has ever made to the school.The PTP group has invested over $50,000 back to St. Mary’s since 2016. Annual events held to raise funds for the PTP Group are as follows; St. Mary’s Fall and Craft Bazaar held the first Saturday in October, the annual rotation of Dancing with the Storm Lake Stars and Dueling Pianos held the first Saturday in February to round out Catholic Schools week and Geranium Flower Sales to kick off Spring in May.