Parents’ Club

About Parents' Club

All parents at St. Matthew School are members of the Parents' Club. The mission of Parents' Club is to enhance the school environment by supporting the educational, spiritual, and social experiences of students, staff, and families of St. Matthew; encouraging communication, volunteerism, fundraising, and fellowship.

Who We Are

Over 40 parents at St. Matthew School serve as officers and committee chairs for Parents' Club. A big thank you to these Parents' Club officers and to all parents who volunteer their time and talents to St. Matthew School!

We look forward to serving as Parents’ Club Officers this year.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
Have a blessed and safe school year!

April and Brian Stark, President -
Lesley and Patrick Gooding, Vice President -
Matt and Jacque Schweighart, Treasurer - &
Katie and Quinn Huber, Secretary -

What We Do

Parents' Club supports the school through communications (email listserve) and fundraising. Did you know that in just the past few years, Parents' Club has funded over $200,000 of items for the school, faculty, and new facilities?

Last year, Parents' Club purchased the following for the school:
 - Solar eclipse glasses
 - Flat screen television for the entrance to school
 - Light Tables and Picasso tiles for the Pre-K
 - SMART Board Panels
 - Playground equipment and mulch
 - Updates for teacher's lounge

St. Matthew families can help by signing up for store rebate programs, and clipping Box Tops. 6 easy ways you can raise money for your school.

Volunteer Opportunities

It is with your help Parents’ Club can support our school and children.  We are grateful for all those who volunteer and give of their time and talent.  Volunteering is a great way to meet other school parents and students, and is what makes St. Matthew School a special community.  Click here to see the Volunteer Opportunities.

Safe Environment and Safe Driving Training:

All volunteers are required to complete the Safe Environment Training including background check paperwork prior to volunteering anywhere in the school. Safe Environment Training is offered online at

Anyone who volunteers to drive for a school event, field trip or athletic event must have completed this training prior to driving. See info below on how to complete the training on your own. The school is notified when training is completed so there is no need to print anything or notify them.Catholic Mututal Safety Education SolutionsBe Smart - Drive Safe
Self -Register
1. Open browser and navigate to
2. Create an account
3. Select Peoria diocese


Parents' Club meetings for the upcoming year are on Tuesdays (September 10th, October 8th, November 12th, December 10th, January 14th, Feb. 11th, March 10th, April 14th, May 12th). 

The meetings will be in the St. Mark Room of the Parish Center at 6:00pm.  We will be offering childcare in the church nursery.  Join us to learn about upcoming events and find out how you can get involved.

To add an item to our meeting agenda please contact the president, April Stark at, in advance of the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

September 4thMinutes
October 16thMinutes
November 13thMinutes
December 10thMinutes
January 15thMinutes
February 12thMinutes
March 12thMinutes
April 9thMinutes
May 14thMinutes