Resurrection-St. Paul School

News and Notes-August Edition

2020-2021 Be a Light for All to See, Matthew 5:16

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Announcements

RSPS Reopening Plan

2020-2021 School Year

August 24th: Faculty and staff return

August 27th and 28th: Distance learning student textbook and material pick-up, Meet the Teacher drive-by in the RSPS parking lot


August 31st: First day of school for students (In-person and distance learning)


September 7th: No school, Labor Day


September 25th: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care, Afternoon professional development for teachers


October 15th: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care

1:00-5:00 p.m. Parent-Teacher video conferences


October 16th: No school for students, AOB professional development day for teachers


October 21st: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care

1:00-5:00 p.m. Parent-Teacher video conferences


November 25th: End of Trimester 1


November 25th-27th: No school, Thanksgiving Break


December 23rd-January 1st: Christmas Break


January 4th: Classes resume


January 15th: No school, Faculty retreat


January 18th: No school, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day


February 5th: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care, Afternoon professional development for teachers


February 15th: No school, Presidents' Day


March 4th: Trimester 2 ends


April 2nd-9th: Easter Break


April 12th: Classes resume


May 31st: No school, Memorial Day


June 2nd: 8th grade graduation


June 8th: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care, Afternoon professional development for teachers


June 9th: 12:30 p.m. Dismissal day for students, no after care, Afternoon professional development for teachers


June 10th: 12:30 p.m. Last day of school for students, Dismissal day for students, no after care, Afternoon professional development for teachers


June 11th: Last day of school for faculty and staff

Please Welcome Our New RSPS Faculty and Staff!

Mrs. Kathleen Nagle, Grade 5 teacher

Mr. Eric Heilein, Middle school math teacher

Ms. Gabi Donovan, Instructional assistant

Mr. John Fiocco, Instructional assistant

Mrs. Rachel Otten, Instructional assistant

Mr. Alex Gaines, IT specialist

Student Health Program Update

Mrs. Julie Rice's son, Sam, was in a tragic diving accident in the Atlantic Ocean. His C1 and C5 vertebrae were shattered. He was immediately sent to the ICU in Delaware and underwent surgery. By the grace of God, a few days later Sam was able to walk and move. He has a long road to recovery and is now at home under the amazing care of our amazing nurse, Julie Rice. We ask for prayers for Sam, his family, and his doctors.


Mrs. Pauline Martin, one of our beloved nurses and a substitute for Mrs. Rice during the school year, will serve as our interim nurse under the guidance of Mrs. Rice. Mrs. Rice will telework to manage our health program and to support Mrs. Martin and our students.


Mrs. Margaret Kolberg, another beloved nurse and substitute for Mrs. Rice during the school year, is also working hard to support our health program, Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Rice as we prepare for the reopening of the school.


Mrs. Rice has given her time, talents, and comfort to our families for years, and we now want to repay her charitable heart with the same support and prayers.


More information regarding medication drop office will come directly from the nurse’s office.

Important Forms to be Completed Before Returning to School



As we prepare for the start of the school year, we have two forms that need to be completed for students before returning to campus for in-person learning. All families, whether opting for remote or in-person learning, may sign these forms now, but any family who has opted for in-person learning must sign the forms before your child may attend in-person instruction on campus. Each of these forms can be reviewed and submitted electronically through your School Admin portal.


School Admin Portal: https://resstpaul.schooladminonline.com/users/sign_in


The Assumption of Risk Statement outlines the facts. You will sign to acknowledge your understanding and acknowledgement of the contents of the letter. A separate letter must be signed and returned for each individual child.


The Acknowledgement Agreement outlines requirements for in-person attendance to ensure the safety and well-being of all students, staff, and faculty. Parents must initial throughout, and sign the form prior to your student commencing in-person instruction on our school campus. A separate letter must be signed and returned for each individual child.


Please note that your child will not be permitted to attend in-person learning on campus until both of these forms are signed and submitted. Please reach out to the school office with your questions and concerns. Thank you for your partnership in ensuring the health and safety of our entire school family.

Acceptable Use Policy for the Internet and Technology Tools

Please see the Acceptable Use Policy attached below. Then:


  • print it, one for each student in your household
  • read it with your student
  • sign it (both student and parent signatures are required)
  • return it to school ASAP



Students will have access to the school's technology devices once this completed form is on file.


Lessons plans for this week have been created with this requirement in mind. Please make sure this form is turned in before this Tuesday, September 1st.


Distance Learning


In a socially distanced hybrid learning mode, schools will be teaching the AOB curriculum while adhering to health and safety guidelines. Teachers will maximize classroom and facility space to distance students. Inventive teaching strategies will be used to allow for physical distancing while still encouraging discussion, collaboration, exploration, discovery, socialization, and movement. Personnel will be reassigned as necessary to limit exposure and to maximize teaching effectiveness. Students regardless of the mode of instruction (e.g. in-person or remote) must adhere to school policies regarding the use of technology. Unacceptable uses of technology include violating the rights or privacy of others by photographing, recording or filming an individual without consent.

Chromebook Loan Agreement Form

For students in Grades 1-8 who plan on using a school issued Chromebook for distance learning, please complete one form for each student and return via email to jpellegrini@resstpaul.org to school by August 27th.

Talent Release Form

Please complete the Talent Release Form and return to school by Friday, September 4th.

Electronic Daily Wellness Attestations

RSPS has an important role in slowing the spread of communicable diseases and protecting students and staff, and to help ensure that students have safe and healthy learning environments by working to limit the possibility of the entry of the virus into the school. To mitigate the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, commonly known as COVID-19, RSPS has established protocols targeted at excluding those who show symptoms of the virus or have been near others with the virus. The protocols developed and will be adapted based upon guidance from state and local public health authorities.

Procedural Points


A daily text and email with a link to a Google Form will be provided to every parent and staff member. This text and email will be sent automatically from Swift K-12 at 5:00 AM each morning.


The form will request the following:


  • Email, date, student’s name, grade level


  • Does the student have a temperature greater than 99.5 F?


  • Has the student been in close contact (within 6 feet for 15 minutes or more while indoors whether wearing a mask or not) with an individual actively diagnosed with COVID-19?


  • Does the student have any of the following symptoms:

    • chills

    • cough

    • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    • Fatigue

    • muscle or body aches

    • Headache

    • new loss of taste or smell

    • sore throat

    • congestion or runny nose

    • nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea?


The survey response will be recorded in Google Sheets and updated in real-time. School staff assigned at each entrance door will view a completed Google Sheet with the date, students’ name and grade level. This will indicate that the parent has completed the Google Form for the school day and that the student is permitted to attend school. This sheet will be compared to the roster of all students entering that particular door.


Parents will be required to wait while an assigned faculty member checks the submission for the student. If the form is not complete, the child must return to the car. The parent may submit the form via a cell phone and then return to the drop off line. Those students without a submitted form will not be allowed into the building. Parents will be contacted as needed to pick up the child.



RSPS will follow their regular absence procedures for students who will stay home for an illness that is not COVID-19 related. Daily phone calls will be made to track any illness.

Arrival Procedures

Student arrival by car begins 8:40 a.m.


Please refer to map and follow signs on campus.


Students in Pre-K 3 & Pre-K 4:

Please proceed to the back of the school building, park in the parking lot next to the playground. Walk your child/children up to the temperature taking area (up the back ramp). You will be directed where to go from there. (Please refer to PreK Arrival and Dismissal Procedures in the next section for more specific procedures.)


Students in Grades Kindergarten-2nd:

Please proceed to the back of the school building, drive as directed by the signs. Please stay in your vehicle and let your child/children out of your vehicle at the back of the building (recess doors). Students will be directed where to go from there.


Students in Grades 6-8:

Please proceed to the back of the school building, drop your child/children off at the corner of the back of the building near the cafeteria. Students will walk around the school building to the upper link doors. This is where students will enter the school building.


Students in Grades 3-5:

Please proceed to the main front entrance of the school building. Please stay in your vehicle and let your child/children out of your vehicle. Students will enter the school building and head up the stairway to their classrooms.


Anyone arriving at school after 9:00 a.m. (other than PreK3 and PreK4 students) is considered late and must report to the front office for a late slip before entering their homeroom.

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PreK3 and PreK4 Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, we will be establishing a new drop off and pick up procedure outside of the building. Please note arrival times per class:

PreK4 A&B: Arrive between 8:40-8:55

PreK3: Arrive between 8:55-9:10


  • Drop Off – Parents will park in the designated area of the back parking lot as indicated on the map. Once parked, the parent and child will walk up to the PreK door. Please remain in your cars until the staff member is present. The parent/guardian and child must wear masks. The intake staff member will watch as the parent takes the child’s temperature.


  • Your child will then be escorted from the door to the classroom by a staff member and his/her hands will be washed.


  • Staff members will also wash his/her hands in between greeting children.


  • Your child will be escorted to their parent or guardian by a staff member at the end of the day. Parents will stand on socially distanced spots until reunited with their child.


  • Ideally, we would like to minimize the persons designated to drop off or pick up your child.

Dismissal Procedures

Park in the assigned parking spot for your child's grade level (if you have more than one child, please decide as a family in which section you will park). Please stay in your vehicle. Your child/children will be dismissed one grade level at a time from the entrance they come in through each morning. Your child will be escorted around the school building by their homeroom teacher for dismissal each day.


All car riders should be picked up outside of the school building, unless a note is sent or a phone call is made to the school office necessitating departure from the school foyer. Students who are not picked up following dismissal will be sent to the school office.

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Attendance and Tardy Policies

Absentees:

The school attendance line (410-461-9111 ext. 250) must be called to report absences each day by 9:00 a.m. Failure to contact the attendance line regarding an absence will result in a phone call from school to report the absence. Parents may leave homework requests, if requested by 9:00 a.m., for after school pickup in the office or for work to be sent with a sibling/friend on the attendance line.


For medical procedures or travel when a family is aware ahead of time of an absence, that information may also be left on the attendance line. One message can be left with the student names and dates of expected absence, eliminating the need to call daily.


On the day the student returns to school, a note signed by the parent or guardian must be presented to the homeroom teacher. A telephone call does not replace the written note. Maryland State Law requires that students absent for five (5) consecutive days must obtain a doctor’s release and present it to their teacher upon return to school.


As soon as a student has been absent ten (10) days, either consecutively or non-consecutively, a parent or guardian will be contacted. A conference may be set by an administrator with the student and parent or guardian to discuss the effects of absence on the student’s academic performance. A student may be denied promotion if absences throughout the year are in excess of twenty-one (21) days unless homebound tutoring by a certified teacher has been received.


Students who are dismissed from school before the end of the school day will be marked as tardy on the progress reports.



Tardiness

The school day begins at 9:00 a.m. Students arriving after 9:00 a.m. will be considered late and should report to the school office.


In the event that a child will be late for school, a parent/guardian must call the office before 9:00 a.m. The student must first report to the school office where he/she will receive a Late Slip. The Late Slip will allow the school to change the child’s attendance from absent to tardy.

Lunch Protocols


As part of ensuring the overall safety and health of the school community, students will eat in an assigned cohort either in the classroom or outside. To mitigate risk, while eating, students will be seated 6 feet apart from others, who are also eating without a mask on.


  • Students will eat in the classroom or outside.


  • Students should bring their own lunch.


  • No microwavable foods


  • No nut or peanut allergy foods


  • No sharing of food/drink


  • No sharing tables


  • Students will keep their lunch in their book bags and/or in their desk until lunch, so there is less handling of their lunch bags


  • Desks will be cleaned before and after students eat.


  • Students must wash hands with soap and water before and after eating (RSPS has purchased 10 portable hand washing stations.)


  • Students will take their masks off before they eat and place it in a sealable with their name on it and placed either in or on their desks while eating.


  • After students are finished eating, they need to put their masks back on, throw their trash away and then wash their hands again.


  • Meals need be placed in secured individualized, self-contained, disposable containers along with condiments, forks, spoons, napkins, and straw individually wrapped.


  • Custodial staff will create a procedure for trash pick-up, and trash containers and buckets will be washed and sanitized daily.

Milk

Half-pints of milk are available to students during their lunch period. Milk must be ordered by filling out and returning the yearly order form that is sent home during the first week of school. Fees for milk orders will be processed through the FACTS system in September.

Water Bottle Policy

Water is an essential component of health and well-being. Increasing hydration through the consumption of water has been shown to improve nutrition, decrease excess weight gain, and improve students’ cognitive function.


Water fountains, with the exception of the water bottle refilling station, have been disconnected for the 2020-2021 school year.


Students may access water from the refillable water bottle station located in the school throughout the school day. Students should bring a non-breakable bottle filled with water from home. The following guidelines apply:


  • Water bottles must be clear/transparent and have a closable lid with a pushup top to prevent spills. Disposable water bottles are not permitted.


  • Steel water bottles are not permitted.


  • Water bottles must be clearly labeled with the student’s first and last name in permanent marker.


  • Water bottles must contain water only: NO juice, sports drinks, or energy drinks.


  • Water bottles are to be taken home daily by the student to be washed and refilled for the next school day.


  • Water will only be consumed at the beginning of class or the end of class or at the discretion of the teacher supervising water bottle use.


  • Students may not leave class to refill the water bottle.


  • Water bottles are not to be in close proximity to technology equipment and are not permitted in the computer lab or library.


  • Water bottles are not permitted during exams, science labs, or other activities where student safety is a concern.


  • Water bottles are not to be taken to recess or other places on the school grounds.


  • Throwing or flipping bottles, pouring the contents on another student or teacher, students’ property, or school property will result in loss of water bottle privilege and disciplinary action.


  • School administration and teaching staff reserve the right to direct, supervise, and modify water bottle use in school as it applies to the curriculum, specific academic activities, and student safety.


  • Failure to abide by any of the above guidelines will result in loss of the student’s water bottle privilege.

Recess Protocols

Students will not be allowed to stay inside for recess without a note signed by a doctor. Please do not ask that your child remain indoors during recess. If they are too sick to go outdoors, they should remain home. If outdoor recess is canceled due to weather conditions, an announcement will be made prior to the lunch shift. During the winter months, students should come to school prepared for outdoor recess with appropriate outerwear.


Procedural Points:


  • The school will provide enough space to accommodate students with social distancing.


  • The recess schedule will be staggered to allow for more socially distant movement outside.


Recess is an important part of the school day for students and will continue to be incorporated into the schedule.


To mitigate the transmission of the COVID-19 virus, protocols for recess and using playground equipment will be established and implemented at RSPS.


The rules of the playground are governed by concern for safety and to ensure respect for others.


  • Currently, recess will be limited to classroom cohorts.


  • RSPS is blessed with extensive grounds, approximately 26 acres, that allows us to separate groups of students on the grassy areas, the Mary garden, and the blacktop to provide enough space to accommodate proper social distancing.


  • Games/activities that allow for social interaction, but no physical contact (Simon Says, jump rope, running or walking laps, group exercise classes).


  • The playground equipment (slides, climbing equipment, gaga pit, etc.) will not be used and other safe alternatives will be put in place.


  • Only faculty-approved games may be played on the playground.


  • Students will stay in their designated play areas while practicing social distancing.


  • Re-entry into the school building during recess will only be permitted for first-aid or with permission of the playground supervisor.

School Supply List-All Students

Click HERE for the 2020-2021 School Supply List

School Supply List Addendum- In-person Instruction

Cloth masks

Plastic crate for personal belongings

Ear buds

School Supply List Addendum- Distance Learning

Ear buds or headphones

Access to a working printer, copy paper

Clock

Timer

RSPS White polo shirts, or plain white polo shirts to wear during synchronous learning video conferencing

Mask Policy

Cloth Masks

All faculty, staff, and students (age 3+) are required to wear a cloth face mask when indoors and whenever social distancing is not possible outdoors.


In order to maintain a proper supply of masks, on the first day of school ALL students pre-K-8 and optional for 9-12 must provide their homeroom teacher with an extra face covering. These are to be labeled with first and last name and sealed in a labeled plastic bag. These will be stored and used if the primary face covering gets lost or damaged or the student forgets and does not bring a face covering to school on a particular day.


Disposable masks will be provided in the event a student or staff member forgets to bring their cloth mask to campus. Schools will provide appropriate alternatives, such as a face shield, for students and staff who have a verifiable medical basis for being unable to wear a cloth face covering.

Out of State Travel Policy

In an effort to reduce the possibility of introducing the COVID-19 virus into a school community, RSPS established a policy applicable to both students and employees which requires notification be provided when individuals are traveling out of state to areas defined as high risk jurisdictions based upon positivity rates of the destination.


Procedural Points:


  1. Students (attending in person) and staff (working on campus in person) are advised if they intend to travel to a state with a positivity rate for COVID-19 of 10% or greater during the period of their stay, notification of such intention must be communicated to the principal. For purposes of this guidance, the positivity rate should be based upon the average rate as determined for the period of the entire stay. Those traveling will be required to quarantine upon their return until such time as either they provide evidence of a negative test result for COVID-19 and are asymptomatic or they complete an entire 14 day quarantine.

  2. Students in quarantine may participate in the remote learning program.

COVID-19 Presumptive and Positive Case Protocols

Definitions:


“Affected Individual”-the individual with the confirmed or presumptive COVID-19 diagnosis


“Close Contact”- coming within 6 feet of the affected person for a minimum period of 15

minutes whether masked or unmasked.

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Virtual Learning

Helping your child to be successful during virtual learning


Things to remember (Video conferencing expectations):


  • Students should not be attending synchronous virtual classes in their pajamas (it is required that all students wear the RSPS white polo or a plain white or polo shirt when participating in distance learning).


  • Students should be sitting at a desk, table, etc. when attending synchronous virtual classes (it is not acceptable to attend classes while sitting or lying in bed).


Create a positive comfortable learning environment


  • “The Learning Zone”

    • Provide a designated area for learning (free from distractions) i.e. desk, table


  • Routine and Schedule

    • Help to create consistency (schedule should be posted for student viewing with times (pictures, if needed)


For example:

8:00 a.m. Get dress

8:15 a.m. Eat breakfast

8:40 a.m. Brush teeth

8:45 a..m. Get ready to learn

9:00 a.m. Language Arts begins

etc.


  • Set Expectations

    • Hang a poster with visual expectations and rule for a virtual classroom (review expectations/rules daily)


  • Examples of rules:

  1. When I am in my learning zone, I am working hard and trying my best.

  2. When I am in my learning zone, I will try to solve problems before asking for help.

  3. I will use a quiet voice when others are working.

  4. I will clean up my area before starting my next activity.


  • Organization

    • Store items for easy access to student (labeled 3-drawer storage bins or other storage with multiple drawers)


  • Items to include: headphones, visual timer, sharpened pencils, erasers, crayons, markers, ruler, paper, printer, ink, pencil sharpener, etc.


  • Encourage independence by creating an area for students to work in without needing to constantly look around for needed materials.


  • Calming Space

    • Create a space for calming or quiet time with a timer for students when they are feeling frustrated or need to take a break


  • Positive reinforcement

    • Create a positive attitude reward based program for your child.


  • The best rewards are those that provide quality time with the child (i.e. bake cookies, play a board game, take a walk/hike, etc.).


  • Some children require tangible rewards like stickers, or reusable charts to help visualize positivity.

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Meet Your Teacher and Virtual Learning Students Textbook and Materials Pick-up, August 27th and 28th

Thursday, August 27th 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Friday, August 28th 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.


Here is your chance to meet your teacher and pick-up your materials for distance learning. We are so excited to see you!


Please make sure you are wearing your masks and remain in your car at all times.


This will be a drive by exchange and meet n' greet. Teachers will be stationed in middle spaces of the back parking lot. Each station will be marked with the appropriate grade level.


Please enter the back parking lot via Chatham Rd and drive along the morning drop off route. When you arrive at your grade level, please stop your car, wave to your teachers and say hello!, pop your trunk to allow staff members to place the materials inside.


Then proceed to your next grade level or proceed to Chatham Rd to exit the parking lot if you have completed your pick-up items.



If you are unable to come at these times, please email office@resstpaul.org to coordinate an alternate pick-up time. We will be able to schedule an alternate time after August 28th, but not before this date.

Class Cohorts and Teacher Assignments

In a traditional school year, we send out teacher assignments in mid-August.


This year we are operating in a much more fluid situation. Our in-person and distance learning numbers change daily as parents continue to conference regarding learning modalities, and our staffing accommodations are being considered concurrently. This means we will need flexibility regarding cohort and teacher assignments. We will release final cohort decisions as soon as possible. We thank you for your patience and understanding.


We will also release distance learning schedules as soon as they are finalized.

Uniforms for 2020-2021

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In winter of 2019, the uniform committee met and reviewed the many options available from uniform vendors. All of the options that were selected as part of the RSPS official uniform are available for purchase through our vendor, Flynn O'Hara, https://www.flynnohara.com/School-Landing.aspx?scn=MD146. Some of the changes included: PE shirts are now gray and girls have the option to wear long pants during the winter uniform season.


As with any change in uniforms, there will be a three-year phase-in allowance. This means that from now until Spring of 2022, uniforms compliant with the 2018-2019 school year policy can be worn. For the 2022-2023 school year, all students will need to be in compliance with our new uniform policy.


The HSA still has gently used uniform pieces available for sale. You can purchase them during school summer office hours, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, or during the school supply kit pick-up times as designated below.

Used Uniform Sale

HSA Update--Used Uniform Sales


This year, the HSA is offering a CONTACTLESS used uniform sale. Please complete the form below with requests and the HSA will do our best to honor all requests.


CONTACTLESS pick up will occur on Thursday, Aug 27 from 1-3 and Friday, Aug 28th from 9-11am.


https://forms.gle/NN21Y3nvNaan6rUJA


Used uniforms can be donated to RSPS in a plastic garbage bag marked HSA-Used Uniforms with the date. All donations are stored for a minimum of 72 hours.

Personal Appearance Policies

Undergarments

Student undergarments must be solid white or solid flesh tone in order to not be noticeable under uniform clothing.


Jewelry

Girls and boys may wear a watch with the exception of an Apple watch. Girls may wear one pair of post earrings. Boys may not wear earrings. A cross or religious medal may be worn around the neck and one ring. If a cross or religious medal is worn, it must be attached to a thin chain, not a neckband. No other jewelry is permitted.


Hairstyles

Hairstyles for both boys and girls should be neat and appropriate to the spirit of the uniform code. No fad hairstyles are permitted. The administration will make the determination as to what constitutes fad hairstyles. Boys’ hair must be above the eyebrows, ears, and the collar and not in a ponytail. Students’ hair should not be dyed, color treated, or highlighted during the school year.


Hair Accessories

  • Ribbons may only be solid navy blue, solid white, or made from the official school uniform material.

  • Barrettes may be solid navy blue, solid white, solid black, solid brown, solid gold, solid silver color, or tortoise shell.

  • Headbands may be solid black, brown, navy blue, white, or made from the plaid school jumper material.

  • Ribbons, barrettes and headbands should be plain and should not be embellished with additional bows, jewels or decorative items.


Hats and Accessories

No hats are to be worn in the building, including non-uniform days. No purses are to be carried.


Cosmetics

No make-up or nail polish, including neutral colors or French tips may be worn.

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Room Parents

Hello RSPS Family and welcome to a brand new school year!

First and foremost, we're so happy you're here and we look forward to working together to provide our kids with an unprecedented year of fun! Please use the following link if you are interested in volunteering as a Room Parent for the 2020-2021 school year. We ask that all interest be recorded by Friday, August 28th.


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfifBxqRdqA_HazuCBhleronf6MNCvbDrVKwL1w-MXCGXNTFA/viewform?usp=sf_link


- Jen Ford and Ashley Mellott, Room Parent Coordinators

Student Insurance Opportunities

The Office of Risk Management, in conjunction with the Division of Schools, is pleased to once again offer a two-tier student accident insurance plan for the school year 2020-2021. The plan includes a voluntary primary basic plan, which can be purchased by the parent/guardian of the student, and a secondary catastrophic plan paid for by the Archdiocese for those schools that participate in the Archdiocese Property and Casualty Program. The catastrophic plan provides coverage up to a $5,000,000 limit, in excess of a $25,000 deductible.


The voluntary student accident plan can be purchased by any family with a student attending either an Archdiocesan school or an independent Catholic school within the Archdiocese, including pre-K students. This coverage is a very inexpensive benefit for school families If purchased by the family, the primary plan provides up to $25,000 in covered benefits for accidents. The details of this plan can be reviewed by looking through the attachment, “Brochure Student Accident ”. There are various coverage options from which parents can select, but all are offered at a very low cost. Most beneficial about this coverage is that it has no deductible.


The forms can also be found here: School Admin Portal: https://resstpaul.schooladminonline.com/users/sign_in

VIRTUS Training for all Volunteers

Required training for all volunteers

Virtus is used throughout the Archdiocese of Baltimore as part of the child protection requirements for all volunteers with substantial contact with minors. New families received Virtus registration instructions in their Enrollment packet. Once the Virtus process has been completed, volunteers will receive a volunteer card to wear while volunteering at school. Please contact Joanne Dewey at jdewey@resstpaul.org if you need further assistance or have any questions.


Due to COVID-19 policies, visitors and volunteers will not be allowed in the building until further notice. We welcome volunteer service that can be done from home.

Upcoming Events

PK3, PK4 & K Virtual Back to School Night- Tuesday, August 25th 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Please join us for our parent/guardian-only Virtual Back to School Night session to learn about the ABC's of the Resurrection-St. Paul School PK-K program. This is your opportunity to meet the teachers, learn about procedures and policies, meet the other PK-K parents, and to ask any remaining questions you may have.

Monday, August 31st- First Day for Students

New arrival and dismissal procedures will be included in the next newsletter.

Monday, August 31st, 9:00 a.m. - Back to School Mass for Parents In-Person (by reservation) and Live-Streamed on Facebook

We will send out more information as this event becomes finalized.

September 9th-6:30-8:30 Virtual Back to School Night Gr. 5-8

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September 16th-6:30-8:30 Virtual Back to School Night Gr. 1-4

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HSA Fundraiser -RSPS Cookbooks -Order Now!

https://forms.gle/zXzjFaKoP1Xijony9


We will contact you when your order is ready for pick up. When you arrive at school for your designated pick up, please wait outside and your order will be brought to you.

Resurrection-St.Paul School

Vision Statement

At Resurrection-St. Paul School, students have unique opportunities for real life critical thinking, problem solving, and experiential learning through enrichment programs built into our curricula such as theater, art, outdoor education, and much more. We offer a well-rounded academic education rooted in the Catholic tradition of excellence and values. We prepare our students to assume responsible, creative roles in an ever challenging and changing world.


Mission Statement

Resurrection-St. Paul School, through the teaching of the Catholic Church, is dedicated to the total formation of the child by preparing them for a global society through innovation, problem solving, and cross curricular collaboration.