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  • First Day of School July 28, 2015 Jill 2St. Peter School will begin the 2015-2016 school  year on Tuesday, September 1st.  Our theme this year is “Growing Communities of Faith, Academics and Service…Strong Roots for All Seasons!”  We will be focusing on the strong roots of learning and faith that a Catholic education gives its students to hold them strong in today’s changing world and to grow in faith and service always reaching out to others.  Students should wear their full uniforms on the first day of school and bring their supplies.  “Summer Soar” Reading projects will be due by the 4th.  Student supply lists and “Summer Soar” assignments can be found on each teacher’s Class Notes page (the grade you are going in to!)   The August Mailing was sent out to the ... Read more
  • New Background Checks for 2015-2016 Volunteers April 14, 2015 jill 1Families at St. Peter School recently received information regarding a new state law that requires all school volunteers  in public and private schools to have certain background checks.  There are two basic background checks and a third if a volunteer has lived in PA for less than 10 years.  The two basic background checks are the PA Child Abuse Clearance (Act 151) and the PA  Criminal History Clearance (Act 34).  Any volunteer who has not lived in Pennsylvania for the past 10 years will also need to get an FBI Fingerprint Clearance (Act 114).  All volunteers must also complete and sign an Arrest Conviction Report (Act 24) and a Volunteer Application Form. All school volunteers must get these clearances and turn the required paperwork into ... Read more
  • St. Peter School Students “Soar” with Summer Reading! April 12, 2015 jill 1St. Peter School students will be participating in a summer Reading Program called “Summer Soar” this year.  Research shows that students often lose ground over the summer if they are not actively reading and engaging with their reading selections.  Our continued focus on literacy for all children, students are given free choice as to what they read and then can choose from various creative writing, art or engaging readers’ response activities to complete for their book selections over the summer.  Keep books in the car when travelling or at sporting events or make a family commitment to turn off the screens, grab a blanket and spend time together reading outside.  Reading projects for each grade are included on each teacher’s Class Notes page.  Students should ... Read more
  • St. Peter School Open House and Gransparents’ Day Picnic April 11, 2015 Jill 1Mark your calendars now for our annual Grandparents’ Day Picnic on Monday, September 14th at 11:45.  Parents, Grandparents or other special friends or family are invited to bring lunches and join us on the school grounds for a special lunch.  Then take time to walk around the school and stop in at the Young Heart Book Fair in the Annex.  Then we will host our annual Open House on Tuesday evening, September 15th from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  Come and see student classrooms and meet their teachers as we all begin a wonderful new year “growing” together!  The Book Fair will be open at the Open House as well so you will have even more chances to pick up some great books! Read more