Parent Memo: May 28, 2021 The entire faculty and staff of St Patrick Catholic School wish our students and families a happy and safe summer vacation. See you back in August! The school calendar for 2021-2022 is posted on our website for your reference. As always, expect communication from the school in July regarding Orientation and Open House. Keep checking back on the website for the supply lists to be posted later in the summer. The school will be closed the week of June 7th, but the office will re-open on June 14th with summer hours to the public from [...]
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Parent Memo: May 21, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: St. Patrick Catholic School is pleased to introduce the new Principal for the 2021-2022 school year, Ms. Christa Larkin. Ms. Larkin has over twenty-five years of experience in education, with twenty-one of those years in a Catholic school in the Diocese of Raleigh. She has taught preschool, third grade, fourth grade, fifth grade, seventh grade and eighth grade during her eighteen years as a classroom teacher. She has served as the Assistant Principal at Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic School for the last seven years. Please see her letter to the St Patrick family [...]
Parent Memo: May 14, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: This past year, we have lived the quote “The only constant in life is change.” And whereas the school anticipates returning to normal operations next year, we will be bidding goodbye to some current faculty and welcoming some new. We say a fond farewell to our faculty members moving on to other places and opportunities in their lives and thank them sincerely for the service they gave to the school. As well, I know you will join me in welcoming our new faculty members: Karen Rideout: Music – Mrs. Rideout is not really [...]
Parent Memo: May 7, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: The faculty and staff of St. Patrick’s Catholic School wish a: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!! We hope yours is special and filled with love and laughter. LAPTOP COLLECTION All school assigned student laptops will be collected according to the following schedule: May 14th: Grade 8 May 21st: Grades 5, 6, 7 Please contact Ms. College at [email protected] for any questions regarding student laptop retrieval. Let’s have a “Blast for the Last” Week of School! Students are allowed to wear the themed dress for each day. Please look to the Student Handbook for [...]
Parent Memo: April 30, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: The following students have earned Shout-Outs this week: Ramses Inniss (PK): During playtime, he offered to help a teacher pull weeds out of the raised planter beds in anticipation for planting. Not only did he help, but he told the teacher how important it was to loosen the dirt for the plants to grow! James Bacanto (KG); Every day since Earth Day, James has taken time to look for trash to pick up during recess. He even recruited a friend, Jax Phayrin, to help. They’re doing their part to take [...]
Parent Memo: April 23, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: The following students have earned Shout-Outs this week: Talon Martin (6)- when a classmate’s work blew away on the playground, he chased the paper down for his classmate. He went and retrieved the work from quite a distance and did not give up until he grabbed it. Isaac Kasprak (7)-for being the classroom technology guru, and always helping so kindly and gently. He helped the online students when doing their book talks to help them navigate the presentations from home. He always helps his teachers with tech stuff and does it so [...]
Parent Memo: April 16, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: Ms. College happily gave Shout-Outs to the following PreK students this week because of the way they lined up quietly, using the social distancing requirements and patiently waited until everyone was in place: Kofi Asante, Vivian Stanley, Peyton Evangelista, Melanie Rathbun, and Santiago Romero. Great job! Shout-Outs were also in order for: Hillary Hall and Ania Davis in grade 3. Ania and Hillary volunteered to help the Art teacher with a tedious cutting and taping project which saved the teacher a lot of time and effort. Thank you for your volunteering [...]
Parent Memo: April 1, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: On behalf of the faculty and staff of St Patrick’s Catholic School, we wish your family a Blessed Easter. In Service, Ms. Laura [email protected] TRAVELING OVER THE HOLIDAY Please remember to take Covid precautions if you are traveling or meeting with family and friends over this Easter holiday week. We want everyone to return safely and healthy. SHOUT-OUTS This week, Ania Davis in the 3rd grade gets recognized with a Shout-Out. Ania went above-and-beyond to help a classmate with an injured shoulder this week. She helped her injured friend sharpen her pencils, tie [...]
Parent Memo: March 26, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: We begin our Easter Break next week. We respectfully ask that all families who may be traveling over the holiday observe Covid safety protocol. This is not only to protect yourselves and your families but also to protect the other children at school. We have been pleased with our safety record thus far this year. There have been NO cases of Covid that have originated from the school or been transmitted through the school. We’d like to keep it that way. So please help us out and take precautions while on break. [...]
Parent Memo: March 19, 2021 PRINCIPAL’S CORNER: Lent is a season of fasting and prayer, but that’s not the whole point. The purpose of these forty days leading up to the resurrection of Christ, is to challenge ourselves to give up or devote ourselves to something other than the regular. Why don’t we challenge ourselves as families to vow to a specific task during Lent? We can use this season as an opportunity to make others happy and to show love to everyone we can. We can make a vow with our children for the days of Lent to try to [...]