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  • Forensics Winners Announced! April 12, 2015 jill 4The St. Peter School Forensics Team finished up a stellar year at this year’s diocesan Forensics competitions.  Of the nine team members who competed at the Johnstown Regional Competition at  Bishop McCort High School on March 23rd, six students placed in the top 4 to advance to the Diocesan competition.  The Diocesan Competition was held also held at Bishop McCort High School on Friday, March 27th.  The six students who advanced to the Diocesan Competition were:  Ella Jano & Emma Luteri (2nd Place – Duo Drama) Connor Jacob & Morgan McGuire (4th Place – Duo Drama) Ryan Zanoni (4th Place – Impromptu) Jacob Mazurkiewicz (1st Place – Impromptu)  At the Diocesan Championship Competition, Ryan Zanoni won a Sixth Place medal and Jacob Mazurkiewicz won a ... Read more
  • Diocesan Vocations Contest Winners Announced April 12, 2015 jill 3Each spring, students in all the Catholic schools across the diocese participate in the Diocesan Vocations Poster/Essay/Poetry Contest.  Sponsored by the Office of Vocations, students create a piece of creative work around the yearly theme.  This year’s theme was “Living the Consecrated Life.”  We are proud to announce that Elyse Latshaw, fifth grade, won 1st Place for her poster out of all of the 4th and 5th graders in the diocese.   Also, Megan Barron, third grade, won Third Place for her poem out of all the 1st through 4th graders in the diocese.  Both girls will be invited to attend the Bishop’s Reception on May 3rd in Loretto to receive their awards.  Congratulations! 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
  • New Background Checks for 2015-2016 Volunteers April 12, 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