The Blue Angel Weekly

March 6, 2023

Dear PCA Families,

It's TPC Week! We will have early release on Thursday with Angels until 3:30. There is no school on Friday for staff and students. Monday is a Professional Day for teachers and staff and no school for students.


During the season of Lent, we will be having Adoration in the PCA Chapel every Tuesday after our Children's Mass from 10:30-2:00. Our students will be at Adoration, but we welcome parents to join in this special time as well. As we want to be sure there is always someone in the Chapel during Adoration, please use this Sign-Up Genius to choose an open time slot to spend time with the Blessed Sacrament.

Continued prayers!

Please continue praying for Mrs. Earp and Ms. Cashin!

Mrs. Earp received some great news on Friday! She received her pathology results, and they were able to get all the cancer - her margins are clean!! She believes it was because of all the prayers! She asked me to express how grateful she is for your continued prayers.

PCA Summer camps

PCA is excited to offer a full summer of engaging, educational and entertaining summer camps for our 2023-2024 registered PCA students. Please save the date for the following weeks of camp and check the website for more details and to register:

  1. June 5th – June 9th: Mini Cheer Camp for Girls Rising-K to Rising-3rd
  2. June 12th – June 15th: Co-Ed Basketball Camp for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
  3. June 12th – June 15th: Girls Volleyball Camp for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
  4. June 19th - June 23rd: SPY CAMP for Rising-K to Rising-4th
  5. June 26th - June 30th: ANIMAL PLANET for Rising-K to Rising-4th
  6. June 26th - June 30th: THEATRE CAMP for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
  7. July 10th - July 14th: SHARK WEEK for Rising-K to Rising-4th
  8. July 17th - July 21st: DINO WEEK for Rising-K to Rising-4th
  9. July 24th - June 28th: CHEER CAMP for Girls Rising-5th to Rising-8th

Please join us for the PCA Angel Ball on March 24!

You don't want to miss our biggest fundraising event! Tickets are available for purchase at:
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service hour opportunity - angel ball donations

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save the date for pca's musical production!

The PCA choir is excited to present Newsies Jr on March 31 - April 2nd.

Tickets will go on sale soon. You will not want to miss this lively and fun performance!

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Service hours opportunity - help Mrs. Urso

Need service hours??

Mrs. Urso is looking for adults to help with ushering and concession stand sales during our upcoming musical, Newsies Jr.

Here is the link to sign up:

Job openings at PCA and PCAP

PCA is looking to hire additional substitute teachers. Interested candidates can apply at:

PCA is also in need of an Extended Day Assistant. This is a part-time, after school position.

Palmer Catholic Academy Preschool (PCAP) is looking for a part-time paraprofessional to work on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 AM - 1 PM. If you are interested, please apply at:


Yearbook order forms were sent home in the backpack last month. If you are still looking to order a yearbook, please use the form below.
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Yearbook ads

There are still a few pages available for yearbook ads. Please consider purchasing a Yearbook Ad for your child. This is a wonderful chance to share a full or half page of photos, memories, and a message to celebrate your PCA Student!

Please see the flyer attached and turn in the bottom portion of the yearbook ad form (with payment) and completed ad by March 15.

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want to help at morning carline?

We would love to have more parents helping to unload cars at morning carline from 7:15-8:00 AM! If you are able to help, please sign up using the Sign-Up Genius link below! Thank you in advance for your help!


important! Parents, Please complete these surveys for our accreditation!

We are in the process of preparing for our Accreditation Site Visit next school year. Part of this process is to have parents complete surveys about the school. PLEASE help us by taking a few minutes to complete BOTH of these TWO surveys:

Catholic Identity Program Effectiveness Survey:

Defining Characteristics of our Catholic School:

We have about 100 replies so far ! Thank you to those of you who have already completed the surveys!

Live Stations of the Cross at OLSS

Join us for thoughtful reflection and meditation on Christ's journey to the cross.
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diocesan mpact middle school service day!

  • Join us as we put our faith into action for this middle school service day on March 18th!!
  • A few parents are needed to carpool throughout the day!
  • Please use the link below to register your youth and/or sign up to carpool!
  • For more information contact Kayla Garza at

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Virtue of the Month - March

The Virtue of the Month for March is Mercy.

Mercy is caring for those who suffer.

The Saints of the Month are:

Grades PK -2 - St. John Vianney

grades 3-5 - St. Faustina

grades 6-8 - St. Teresa of Calcutta

morning arrival - come early! don't be late!

As a reminder, school begins promptly at 8:00 AM. We begin unloading cars by 7:20 AM. Please arrive early to ensure that your child is able to get to class on time and not miss valuable instructional time. Carline is very light from 7:20-7:45; please don't wait for the last minute to arrive!

Lunch and Recess Duty

Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties.

We are in need of additional volunteers for this week! Please sign up if you are available!

Here is the link to sign up for duties:

As a reminder, 2 Lunch Duties (1 in the Fall and 1 in the Spring) and 2 Recess Duties (1 in the Fall and 1 in the Spring) are required of each family.

Formed - A Great Way to Learn More about our Faith

Formed is a fantastic website that provides Catholic content to help families and individuals explore their faith anywhere. There are movies, children's programs, ebooks, Bible studies and more that you can view on your computer or mobile device. Go to to sign up!

DOSA-sponsored talks at Marywood

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2023 Eucharistic Congress - Save the Date!

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We have our Children's Mass every Tuesday at 9:40 AM in the school gymnasium. All parents are welcome to attend.

upcoming events

March 7

National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) Induction Ceremony after Mass

March 9

Early Release - (PreK @Noon, K-2 @ 12:40, 3-5 @ 12:50, 6-8 @ 1:00) (Angels After Hours 12:30 – 3:30 pm)

March 10

No school for staff or students

March 13

Diocesan Professional Day - No school for students

End of the 3rd quarter

March 14

Class pictures - Mandatory uniforms

March 23

ACRE testing - grades 5 and 8

March 24

Angel Ball - Sawgrass Marriot 6 PM

March 31-April 2

PCA Musical - Newsies, Jr.

COVID reminders

If your child tests positive for COVID, please notify me immediately via email (

Anyone who tests positive must stay at home for 5 full days before returning to school on Day 6, provided that there has been no fever for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medicines and that other symptoms are improving. (Please note that the first day of symptoms is considered Day 0.)

Siblings of positive cases may continue coming to school as long as they are not exhibiting ANY symptoms. Please use good judgment when sending siblings to school based on the amount of exposure they have had with the positive sibling.

A message from Bishop kenny

The BK Theatre Troupe invites you and your school families to join them on a journey through Wonderland this Spring. We have a limited number of tickets to the matinee showing of Alice in Wonderland on Saturday, March 25 at 2:30pm available, FREE to all Diocesan grade school students. Please visit the link and refer to the code to reserve your free tickets:

BKHS Theatre

Alice in Wonderland TICKETS



by Eva Le Gallienne and Florida Friebus,

Adapted from Lewis Carroll

Saturday, March 25

2:30 p.m.

Carla Harris Performing Arts Center

A message from St. Joseph's Academy

SJA Theatre News!

The spring musical is Cinderella!

Date: March 24-26, 2023

Performance Time:: 7pm on Friday and Saturday

2pm Sunday matinee

Ticket Prices: $10/guest(all ages) and $20/guest(all ages) for VIP seating(first row assigned seats)

Tickets will be sold online only beginning Monday, February 27, 2023. There will be a link at the top of SJA website.

Children are welcome to come in Disney costumes to take pictures with the cast and sing along with our Disney princesses during intermission.

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The Practice of Prayer with Fr. Eric

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OLSS Parish Mission - April 3-5

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OLSS Book Club

Join us for our next book club meeting on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at the Browning Center at OLSS at 9:30am. We will be discussing Father Solanus Casey by Catherine M. Odell. The book is available through Amazon.
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SJP II Mom's Ministry Updates

Two of our PCA moms help run the Mom's Ministry at SJP II in Nocatee. Here is a link to the ministry updates!

Mom's Journey at OLSS

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Middle School and High School Youth Ministry

For more information contact Kayla Garza at
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To our sponsors, thank you for your support of Palmer Catholic Academy!
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Please feel free to email me!