October 7, 2021
Hello SVDP Community,
Our week of Parent / Teacher conferences is almost over. Thank you for your partnership in helping our students work towards and fulfill the School-wide Learning Expectations (SLEs) of Saint Vincent de Paul School.
Check out the Cafe Dance Party video at the bottom of the newsletter. We were having a bit of fun during conference week.
And we wish you a safe holiday weekend.
However, our 2021 scores show the we have recovered and exceeded our pre-pandemic scores. In math we have grown by 3.9% and in reading 8.2% from 2020.
Spirit Shirt Sales
We have reopened the link for spirit shirt sales (click below). The orders will close on October 8th. Shirts can be worn on Spirit Days and non-mass PE Days.
Renovations and Addition - Planning Commission Hearing
Parent Guild Speaker Series
Back to School Dinner Dance
Dear Parents and Families,
Last chance! Let’s keep our kids reading and raise much-needed funds for our school by shopping the Virtual Book Fair before it ends on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14.
Remember, you give back 25% in rewards on every purchase you make during the Fair. Visit our Virtual Fair now to stock your shelves and take advantage of these amazing perks:
- Virtual author talks + book previews
- Over 5,000 new releases, bestsellers, value packs, + more
- Direct shipping to your home
- FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25
We’ve loved seeing the community gather together to support our school over the past few days.. Thank you for helping us spread the joy of reading to our kids!
Sue Della Cella
Book Fair Chair
Count Me In Photo Shoot - More Appointments Added
Hopefully, you’ve marked your calendars for March 19, 2022, and plan to join us at August Hall for the return of Blazers & Baubles live and in-person! It will be an evening of fun, food, cocktails, friendship, and fundraising.
To kick-off the Blazers & Baubles spirit, Lindsay Lovier, SVDP mom and professional photographer is offering her own “Count Me In” auction item. Lindsay will photograph your family during a 15- minute photo session and provide you with the digital files for printing and creating your family Christmas card.
Sessions are $350 and your purchase goes directly to SVDP and Blazers & Baubles.
Interested in this opportunity to tackle the Christmas card and support Blazers & Baubles? Use the link below to sign up for one of the locations / time slots. You will be sent an invoice for $350 which can be paid by credit card and goes directly to SVDP.
SVDP FAMILY REFERRAL PROGRAM
The Advisory Board and the Administration know that our amazing families are the best spokespeople for SVDP. To remain competitive in the San Francisco school marketplace, we must attract families that share our educational standards, values, and sense of community. For these reasons, the Advisory Board is pleased to announce a Family Referral Program.
Beginning July 1, 2021, if you recommend a family that accepts enrollment and pays all their fees, incidental charges, and tuition through October for the 2022-2023 school year, the Finance Committee will apply a $500 credit to your FACTS account in October 2022. You will get $500 for each successful referral, with a max of three referral credits. Only one SVDP family may claim a referral. The FACTS credit must be used towards tuition, not incidental charges. When a family applies, they should include the name of the referring family on their application. Online applications have been updated to include this information. The referring family does not need to write a letter of recommendation to receive the credit.
Follow the link to read the latest news on our school reopening plan.