PARENT MEMO 8: October 13, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, FOOD COLLECTION October is considered Hunger Awareness Month and we would like to focus our attention on those in our own community who are without food. The school will be collecting canned good donations for Catholic Charities beginning Thursday, October 14 and ending on Tuesday, October 19. The class donation list is as follows: PreK- Chicken Noodle Soup and Canned Fruit K- Corn Beef Hash and Canned Tomatoes 1- Rice and Canned Carrots 2- Vegetable Beef Soup and Canned Potatoes 3- Canned Tuna and Macaroni and Cheese 4- Pancake [...]
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PARENT MEMO 7: October 5, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, IOWA TESTING The Diocese of Raleigh will hold IOWA testing for 3rd to 8th grade students this week. Please make every effort to have your child at school on time as we will test in the mornings. Getting a good night sleep and eating a protein breakfast are two things that can get your student(s) off to a good start each morning. PICTURE DAY Mark your calendar for Tuesday, October 26, 2021, for picture Day. All students will be photographed for the school yearbook. Students should wear regular uniform [...]
PARENT MEMO 6: September 28, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES Parent teacher conferences are this Thursday and Friday. School will release at 12:15 on Thursday to allow for conferences to begin that afternoon. If you have not scheduled a conference and wish to do so, please reach out to your child’s homeroom teacher. IOWA TESTING The Diocese of Raleigh will hold IOWA testing for 3rd to 8th grade students the week of October 4th to October 15th. Please check your calendar and make every effort to have your child to school on time as we will test in the mornings. Getting a good night sleep [...]
PARENT MEMO 5: September 21, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES The school year is moving right along. At the end of this month, we will hold parent teacher conferences. The teachers will reach out next week with information on conferences. Middle school (6th, 7th, and 8th Grade) will hold conferences as a team. IOWA TESTING The Diocese of Raleigh will hold IOWA testing for 3rd to 8th grade students the week of October 4th to October 8th. Please check your calendar and make every effort to have your child to school on time as we will [...]
PARENT MEMO 4: September 14, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, COVID UPDATE: Please be sure to keep your child home if a person in your household is being tested, has a pending test, or if your child has been exposed to COVID-19. Call or email the school to let us know of the situation and we will advise you on how to proceed. If your child is sick for any reason, he/she will need a negative COVID test or an alternate diagnosis before they may return to school. We are offering remote learning for students that are in quarantine. [...]
PARENT MEMO 3: August 31, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, VOLUNTEERING AT ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS We will be allowing limited volunteers in the school this year. If you want to volunteer at the school, you must complete the volunteer application which includes attending a Safe Environment Training (SET)class. There are a few online trainings this month. Please see below. Safe Environment Training Calendar In addition to attending the SET training, all volunteers need to complete an application with the Diocese of Raleigh. You can turn your completed application into the front office. Volunteer Application in English Volunteer [...]
PARENT MEMO 2: August 23, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, The first three days of school went very well. The faculty, staff and students are happy to be back at school! We are excited to have limited volunteers back in the school. Please see below for the Diocese of Raleigh requirements to volunteer in the school. Along with limited volunteers in the school, we are also going to start the Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) back up as well as the School Advisory Council (SAC). If you are interested in being a part of either of these, please email me [...]
July 13, 2021 Dear St. Patrick Catholic School Families, The 2021-2022 school year is upon us. I am very excited to start this school year and am looking forward to meeting all of you on Tuesday, August 17th at our Orientation Day Open House from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Additionally, the faculty and staff look forward to meeting our new families and renewing friendships with returning families. We plan to open school under plan A according to the NCDHHS Strong Schools NC Public Health Toolkit (K-12). The latest COVID guidelines were updated on June 11, 2021. We will operate the orientation day based on these guidelines unless new ones come out prior to the event. At [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]