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Home School Association

Mission Statement

The COHS Home School Association’s (HSA) purpose shall be to promote communications between COHS and parents on matters of mutual concern, to sponsor events and to foster involvement of parents in the life of the school for the betterment of COHS and its administration, students, faculty, and staff while upholding the true spirit of the Franciscan traditions. 

HSA Meeting Times

Meetings are held on the 1st Monday of each month for the 2022-2023 school year.

All meetings start at 6:30 pm and are held in the cafeteria.

Friday May 3, 2024
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm HSA Meat Raffle
Monday May 6, 2024
Monday June 3, 2024
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HSA Events/Programs

Bingo & Bingo Kitchen

Sunday bingo is sponsored by HSA. Profits from bingo are given back to COHS. HSA sells food and refreshments during bingo, with profits used for the graduation reception and other events as needed. 

Open House

HSA answers parent questions, serves refreshments, and operates the Black & Gold Store for prospective students during the Fall and Spring Open House events.

Freshman Orientation and Freshman Family Night

HSA offers a presentation that helps inform new COHS families about the school, in addition to HSA events and activities.


Junior Ring Ceremony – November 30, 2023

Each year, COHS holds a Mass to celebrate the achievements of the Junior Class and to issue class rings and blessed heirlooms. The sophomore class is responsible for a reception that follows the ceremony and Mass. HSA supplies decorations, paper goods, and beverages; prepares trays and serves hors d’oeuvres, with help from sophomore class families. 

Meat Raffle-  October 20, 2023 and May 3, 2024.

HSA hosts two meat raffles each year that support school and student organizations.  Join us for a good time with family and friends and take some great meat packages home.

Father Merrick Scholarship

Each year at graduation, HSA gives two current Senior students a scholarship,  per the scholarship guidelines, in the memory of Father Merrick.

Post Prom Party – May 10, 2024

To assist COHS senior class families, HSA financially supports this drug- and alcohol-free post prom event. Keeping our students safe is the responsibility of the entire COHS family. All senior parents should encourage their students to attend this safe and fun event.

Graduation Reception – May 31, 2024

HSA works with the junior class, and families, to plan and implement the graduation reception. HSA supplies decorations, paper goods and refreshments. 

For more information about HSA, please contact the school at (716) 695-2600.