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Holy Family Catholic School Bulletin

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The mission of Holy Family Catholic School is to provide a quality education rooted in the Gospel message and teachings of the Catholic Church. Holy Family Catholic School educates early childhood, elementary, and middle school students in a safe and nurturing environment where they are encouraged to learn and succeed. 

Please click here to view our Standards of Ethical Conduct

STEP-UP CHECKS ARE READY FOR APPROVAL, LOG IN TO YOUR ACCOUNT TO APPROVE PAYMENT!! THISIS THE LAST CHECK!

 

EARLY DISMISSAL FRIDAY!

This Friday, May 7th is the first Friday of the month. We will have an early dismissal so that teachers may attend professional development. Students in grades Preschool, VPK, K, 1, and 2 will be dismissed at 12:00 pm. Students in grades 3,4, and 5 will dismiss at 12:15 pm. Students in grades 6 – 8 will dismiss at 12:30 pm. 

Students not picked up at their scheduled time will be charged a late pick-up fee. If you are unable to pickup your child at their scheduled time, they may stay home and log into their class through Zoom.

 

PROGRESS REEPORTS GO HOME TODAY!

Progress Reports will be emailed home today. This is the last Progress Report for this school year. They will be emailed home around 1:00 pm today. Teachers will be available on their class Zoom from 2:15 – 3:00 pm to answer any questions you may have regarding your child’s report.

 

EVERYONE ON CAMPUS FOR 2021 – 2022 SCHOOL YEAR

We have been notified that all classes for next school year (2021 – 2022) will be held on campus. We are not planning for any distance learning or zoom classes for the new school year. At this time, we have not been given any guidelines as to any protocols that might still be in place. When that information becomes available, we will let you know.

DISMISSAL TIMES

As the COVID infections are beginning to decrease, we cannot afford to let our guard down. Please adhere to the dismissal times for your child’s grade. There are more students on campus since we returned from Easter Vacation and it is important to still follow all protocols and procedures. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support. Late-up fees will be implemented immediately.

Dismissal Times: MONDAY, TUESDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY

  • PS, Pre-K, and Kindergarten -- 2pm

  • 1st & 2nd --- 2:15 pm

  • 3rd, 4th & 5th --- 2:30 pm

  • 6th - 8th ---2:45 pm

Dismissal Times: WEDNESDAY

  • Kindergarten - 2nd ---- 1:30 pm

  • 3rd - 8th ---- 1:45 pm

 

 

STEP-UP/FES FOR 2021-2022 NOW OPEN FOR NEW FAMILIES

If you are receiving either FES or Step-Up (FTC) scholarships, it is time to renew your scholarship for next school year. You should have received an email telling you that you may submit your application for renewal. Do not wait, renewal applications are being accepted now. You will need to show that you have been awarded the scholarship in order to register for next school year. If you did not receive Step-Up or FES last year, you may now apply for the 2021 – 2022 school year. You may go to stepupforstudents.org and click on income-based scholarships. You will apply for either Florida Tax Credit (FTC) scholarship or the Family Empowerment Scholarship (FES).

2021 – 2022 REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN

We are planning for all students to be on campus for the next school year. Registration at this time is on a first come, first served basis. Once we have reached the allowable number of students in each classroom, we will not be able to take more students. There are some classes that only have 1 OR 2 spaces left.  Do not lose your space by waiting until the last minute to register.  Re-registration for the 2021-2022 school year began on Monday, March 22. Registration is $250.00 per child. The full $250.00 registration fee will have to be paid at the time of registration. Your account must be paid up to date and you will be asked to show proof that you have applied and been awarded Step-Up or FES. 

By May 1, the full $250.00 registration fee will have to be paid at the time of registration. Your account must be paid up to date and you will be asked to show proof that you have applied and been awarded Step-Up or FES.

 

CONTINENTAL UNIFORM PRESEASON SALE

Continental Uniform is offering a 20% discount on all school uniforms purchased between Monday, May 3rd through Monday, May 17th. You can avoid the August rush, crowds, and heat by purchasing uniforms now. This discount is only good from Monday, May 3 – Monday, May 17, 2021

LOOKING AHEAD​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Wednesday, May 5 ---- Progress Reports emailed home

  • Friday, May 7 --- Early Dismissal, First Friday, Professional Development

  • Sunday, May 9 ----- Happy Mother’s Day

  • Friday, May 28 ----- Teacher Workday, No School for Students

  • Monday, May 31 ---- Memorial Day Holiday, NO SCHOOL

 

Please be mindful of safety measures. Wear a mask and social distance. Avoid large gatherings. We all must work together to keep everyone safe and healthy.

 

 If your child or anyone in your household is ill, please keep your child home. They may join virtually when this happens.  

 

 

AMAZON DONATIONS

Amazon Smile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. Amazon Smile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.

 

On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization (Holy Family Catholic School) to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through Amazon Smile will result in a donation. Amazon Smile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the program.

EMAILS/PHONE CALLS

It is extremely important that the school is able to reach a parent and provide them with information that is necessary to keep your children safe and to help you as a parent stay informed. The only way we have of contacting you and keeping you informed is through phone calls and emails especially in this time of social distancing and online learning! PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! READ YOUR EMAIL! 

OFFICE DEPOT/OFFICE MAX

​OfficeMax and Office Depot have a program which gives back to schools. Any time you shop at the store, they will send 5% of your purchase to the school of your choice. The ID # 70022545 is for Holy Family.