The St. Raymond Elementary School Advancement and Alumni Office was established to encourage and recognize the loyalty and support of alumni, parents and friends. The Advancement and Alumni Office was designed to promote continued communication and financial support of the school.

Objectives
• To provide effective and continuing contact with all constituents of the school
• To create awareness of the continued excellence and needs of St. Raymond's
• To continue the financial support of current operations, special programs, tuition assistance and capital growth through the Annual Fund

How to Give


Annual Fund:
Gifts to the Annual Fund keep that vision alive by supporting our students, subjects of study and faculty. These unrestricted monies support the Elementary School's greatest needs.


Scholarships: Many parents today believe continue to enroll their children in Catholic schools to provide them with a strong faith based education. However, Catholic education is cost prohibitive to many of our parents. Contributions to the scholarship fund help provide deserving students with tuition relief and it promotes enrollment retention of St. Raymond's brightest and talented students. If you are interested in establishing a scholarship in honor or memory of a loved one, please contact Elaine Nole at 718-597-3232, ext. 2232.

Special Projects: You may direct your charitable giving toward any of the following Elementary School Initiatives currently in progress. Help underwrite all or a portion of the Program by selecting one of the initiatives below:

Honors Program: St. Raymond's has an Honors Program in both 7th and 8th Grades. The curriculum includes 9th grade Math and Science, Regents Biology, Italian and Technology. These classes follow an extended day schedule along with field trips for enrichment. The program currently needs funding to underwrite field trips, purchase additional technology such as Ipads and Smartboards and other opportunities for advancing education.

 
Italian Language Program: Students learn basic Italian conversation, sentence structure and culture. Financial needs include purchase of books and language learning materials such as DVD's, CD's and field trips to cultural sites.


Bridge Program: For students who need assistance in Math, Reading and Language. Extended day schedule. Financial needs include the purchase of technology, field trips, reference materials for the Library.


Play yard: Capital project to extend play space to accommodate more than 900 students during lunch, recess and aftercare. Naming opportunities are available for this project.


Fitness Center: Capital project to initiate the anti-obesity physical education program. Funding needs include underwriting construction purchase and maintenance of equipment. Naming opportunities are available for this project.

If you are interested in supporting one or all of these projects, please contact our Advancement Director,  Elaine Nole, at 718-597-3232.

All emails should be sent to:

advancement@straymondelementary.org