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Barnes & Noble Book Fair - Sunday, November 26

The PA’s annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair in Pittsford fundraiser is the perfect time to accomplish Christmas and holiday shopping while enjoying music provided by our own music department and students. A portion of all sales made that day by McQuaid supporters will be given to the McQuaid Parents’ Association and allocated to the PA Speaker Series. We are currently seeking volunteers to help greet and gift wrap - click here


M&M Service: Salvation Army Bell Ringers - Saturday, December 2nd, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. at Eastview Mall

56 boys and girls (28 from each school) are needed to serve as Salvation Army Bell Ringers at Eastview Mall. Wear your McQuaid and Mercy spirit gear, reindeer antlers, and Christmas lights and feel free to bring a tambourine and bell to encourage people to fill the kettle! Chaperones are also needed. For sign-up and more info - click here


Parents' Association's Second Installment of the Speaker Series - Tuesday, December 5

Dr. Robert Bonfiglio P ’08, ’12, Vice President for Student and Campus Life at SUNY Geneseo. In a presentation of unique interest to parents of high school students, Dr. Bonfiglio will share his insights on student life at colleges and universities today, and how parents can support their sons and daughters as they navigate campus life.


Mothers for Others: PB & J Factory - Tuesday, December 5th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Open Door Mission

McQuaid moms will work as a team to create hundreds of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that the homeless can take with them on their daily journeys. To volunteer - click here


M&M Service: Middle Schoolers for Special Santa @ Hillside – Tuesday, December 5th, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Hillside Children’s Center

M&M will be holding a special event for Mercy and McQuaid Middle Schoolers. 12 students (6 from each school) are needed to help sort gifts and fill Christmas bags as part of Hillside Children's Center Special Santa program! Chaperones are also needed for this event. For sign-up and more info - click here


Mothers for Others: Special Santa @ Hillside - Monday, December 11th, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at Hillside Children’s Center

Meet at Hillside Children’s Center to sort gifts and fill requested Christmas bags for Rochester children in need. A number of moms will be meeting for lunch after the event to share a meal and holiday sisterhood. RSVP to ensure a proper headcount - click here.


Advent Liturgy and Reception – Thursday, December 21st, 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The annual Advent Liturgy is a beautiful tradition on the morning prior to the Christmas holiday. Students and parents are welcome to attend this special liturgy. A reception will be held in Keenan Hall for seniors and their families immediately following the Liturgy. Parents are invited to assist by volunteering time or donating treats - click here


Save the Date: Sport Coat Retirement Party - December 18th - 21st & January 2nd - 5th

Is it almost time to "retire" your son's sport coat? Perhaps he has outgrown an older jacket or even replaced it with a new one. If that is your situation, we are holding a "Sport Coat Retirement Party" during the week preceding and the week following Christmas break. Who knows? Maybe Santa will put a new sport coat under the Christmas tree this year. Stay tuned for additional details


Save the Date: Father/Son Mass & Brunch - January 28th

All McQuaid fathers and guardians are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Father/Son Mass & Brunch on Sunday, January 28th.