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Onyx Parent Group

Purpose
The Onyx Parent Group focuses on the needs of diversity, equity and inclusion and its impact on Black and Brown students at
St. Joseph's Prep.

Onyx meets regularly between September and June. All are welcome to attend.
Mission
Work collaboratively with the school administration, Board, Faculty and Staff, and Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to support initiatives including but not limited to:
  • Increasing culturally responsive curriculum
  • Increase representation of instructional staff
  • Increase representation in student body
  • Ensure quality on-going DEI training and professional development for all constituencies.
Connect prospective and current students, families, and alumni of color to create and maintain community.
FALL 2022 EVENTS

College Tour-Howard University 09/23
Prep Family Talks-Monthly
Football Tailgate-Prep vs. Roman Catholic 10/28
Quizzo Night partnering with the Mothers’ Club-11/03
Virtual Meeting-12/07
Onyx Officers
President: Pam Hart (Grayson ‘23)
1st Vice President: Ashley Robinson (Antoine ‘24)
2nd Vice President: Ginger Gibbs (Colby ‘25)
Secretary: Kim Rush (Dan ‘25) 
Treasurer: Briana Banks (Isaiah ‘24)
Onyx Representatives
Reggie Clay and Bridget Phifer (Noah ‘23)
Donita Jones (Elijah ‘24)
Veronica West-Yates (Isaiah ‘25)
Kate Rupertus (Mihretu ‘26)