The Blue Angel Weekly

October 24, 2022

Dear PCA Families,

What a great Fall Festival!! It was so nice to see so many families participate! A huge thank you to HSA for all their hard work in preparing this fun event!

Congratulations to the winners of the trunk decorating contest:

1st place: Pavlik family

2nd place: Valenzuela family

3rd place: Lanahan, Litwack, and Wood family

It's Red Ribbon Week!

Please see below for the schedule of events and information about the poster contest.
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Middle School Trip Update

Due to a huge price difference in buses, the end-of-the-year middle school field trips have been changed to April 27th.

Angel Ball

The Angel Ball date has been changed to Friday, March 24 due to a scheduling conflict with a church event.

Virtue of the Month - October - reverence

The Virtue of the Month for October is Reverence. Reverence is showing your deepest respect for things of God. The Saint focus for each grade level will be:

PK-2 - St. Hyacinth

3-5 - St. Tarcisius

6-8 - St. Margaret Clitherow

Don't forget to be on the lookout for the Home Project for October!

Job openings at PCA

Palmer Catholic Academy is hiring! We have the following open positions:

We are looking to hire additional substitute teachers. Interested candidates can apply at:

still some OPEN SLOTS FOR Lunch and Recess Duty for OCTOBER!!

Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties. We are in need of a several volunteers for the month of October. Please sign up here if you are available:

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.

upcoming events

October 24-27

Red Ribbon Week

October 28

No school for teachers and students

October 29

Reconciliation Retreat for 2nd graders at OLSS (8:30-12:30)

October 31

Class Representative Elections - grades 3-8

November 9th

Student Council Executive Board Elections - 1:45 PM

November 11th

Veteran's Day - No School

November 14-18th

Good News Book Fair

November 16th

Science Fair

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.

Bishop Kenny - Wizard of Oz

We are invited to join Bishop Kenny High School as their students present The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, November 5. There are a limited number of tickets available for FREE for the matinee show ONLY at 2:30pm. Please visit the link and refer to the codes below to reserve your free tickets.

Promo Code: MSDOSA

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OLSS parish news

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Youth Ministry: Please be sure to register your youth using the link below so you can be added onto our weekly email list. Middle school events will occur in the coming months as we accumulate more adult volunteers but please still register your youth so you can be updated about possible events occurring in the ministry, at the parish or in the diocese!

Young Adult Ministry: We are combined with the young adults from St. Paul Catholic Church, so events alternate between both parishes. Register to be put on our young adult email list to hear about upcoming events!

Adult Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering with our youth ministry, please use the link below to inquire about becoming a part of our adult volunteer team! There are many ways you can be involved- check out the youth website to find out more!


To our sponsors, thank you for your support of Palmer Catholic Academy!
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Please feel free to email me!