All Together Now

Agenda for September 1, 2021

All Together Now
Making the Most of Your Experience at St. Hugo Catholic School and Parish
September 1, 2021 @ 7pm St. Hugo of the Hills Church
View the Livestream Here


Opening prayer and welcome                                             Fr. Mark Brauer, Moderator/Pastor

  • Reflections on past experience
  • The importance of overall parish community engagement and investment: spiritually, socially, educationally and with volunteer activities
  • A vibrant parish means a vibrant school

Reflections from former students

Maria Vandieren, Notre Dame Prep Senior
Mia Mojares, Notre Dame Prep Junior

St. Hugo Guiding Principles                                                Joseph Vincler, Principal

  • The 10 guiding principles
  • The importance of hiring and retaining the best teachers
  • The importance of overall community involvement in the school and parish

Opportunities for the St. Hugo Community                      Brian Bartkowiak, Business Manager

  • Why the school cannot exist without the parish
  • Facts about overall parish engagement and involvement in the parish by school families
  • Revenue and expense information
  • Options for the go-forward plan for school financial sustainability and success

PTG Opportunities                                                               Stephanie Zaleski, PTG President    

  • What is the Parent Teacher Guild?
  • Vision for PTG fundraising
  • PTG Events

(Please note that questions regarding pandemic procedures at the school will not be addressed during the meeting and will continue to be addressed by the Archdiocese of Detroit and Oakland County.)

Members of the Parish Finance Council will be in attendance.

The meeting will also be livestreamed at





School Mission: As Followers of Jesus, It Must Be Different with Us.


10 Guiding Principles:

  • Our faith is seen in everything we do; we have a clear Catholic Identity
  • We maintain a Joyful Environment
  • Our school achieves Academic Excellence 
  • St. Hugo’s is a Safe and Secure Environment
  • St. Hugo’s is Financially Responsible
  • St. Hugo’s community Serves and Respects others
  • St. Hugo’s Works to Ensure the Physical and Mental Health of the community
  • Our school Excels in Fine Arts
  • St. Hugo’s Respects Its Legacy and history—both school and parish
  • St. Hugo’s is a Vibrant Community