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Holy Family Catholic School Bulletin

Wednesday, March 24, 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. 

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REPORT CARDS GO HOME TODAY

Report cards for children in grades PK through grade 8 are being emailed home this afternoon.. If you do not receive a report card by tomorrow morning, please call the office. There will be an early dismissal this Friday, March 26th so that teachers may meet with parents who wish to discuss their student’s progress. Students will be dismissed beginning at 12:00 with PK, K,1, and 2. Grades 3 -5 will dismiss at 12:15 pm and grades 6 -8 will dismiss at 12:30 pm. Teachers will be available on their Zoom link from 1:15 – 3:00 pm. 

 

DISMISSAL TIMES

This has been a difficult school year for everyone trying to make sure all the protocols and procedures are in place and being followed. We are doing our very best in trying to make sure our students are safe, healthy, and learning in these trying times. We need your help to keep your children safe and healthy. The staggered dismissal times is so that we can limit the number of students together and to avoid mixing of groups. There are too many students not being picked up on time and it is causing there to be too many together in an area waiting to be picked up. As the COVID infections are beginning to decrease, we can not afford to let our guard down. Please adhere to the dismissal times for your child’s grade. There will be more students on campus when we return from Easter Vacation and it is important that we can still follow all protocols and procedures. Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support. 

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

Registration for the 2021-2022 school year will begin on Monday, March 22. Registration will be for current students at this time. Registration will open for new families beginning April 12. Registration will be $200.00 per child until March 31, 2021. After this date you will no longer qualify for the early registration discount.  

 

 If you register between March 22 – March 31, you may put a $100.00 deposit to hold your spot and pay the remaining $100.00 by June 1, 2021 in addition to receiving the $50.00 early registration discount.  

 

Beginning April 1, registration will be $250.00 per child. You will be required to put $150.00 deposit to hold your space and then pay $100.00 balance by June 1, 2021. 

 

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.

LOOKING AHEAD​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Friday, March 26 ----- Early Dismissal, PK - 2 12:00 pm, 3-5 12:15 pm, 6-8 12:30 pm

  • Wednesday, March 31 ----- Early Dismissal, PS- 2 12:00 pm, 3-5 12:15 pm, 6-8 12:30 pm

  • Thursday, April 1----- Holy Thursday, No School

  • Friday, April 2 ---- Good Friday, No School

  • Saturday, April 3 --- Confirmation at Easter Vigil Mass

  • Monday – Friday April 5 – 9 ---- Easter Vacation

  • Monday, April 12 --- Classes resume

 

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.