St. Damian School

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 10:30 a.m. Dismissal for Summer Vacation

Celebrating our Graduates

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Rounding Out The School Year

As I sit down to compose my final newsletter of the school year, I have reflected on how blessed we are at St. Damian School. We've had a year full of celebrations with a few heartbreaks along the way. But, our students did thrive this year.

Our IReady Scores showed incredible growth. Our students' scores in reading improved by 30% with 45% of of our students being on or above grade level in September to 74% in May. And, our math scores improved by 40% with 25% students being on or above grade level to 67% in May.

The IReady portal remains open during the summer months, so we encourage your children to continue with their 50 minutes a week. This is a great way to avoid the summer slide.

We also introduced our five root beliefs, which we will continue to integrate into our curriculum in the fall as a means for positive reinforcement. We ask the children to always remember:

Jesus Calls Us By Name.

We Are Created in the Image and Likeness of God.

We Are Better Together.

We Can Do Hard Things.

We Are Always Learning.

Finally, we say good bye to some of our teachers and other faculty this year. Mrs. Kingsbury, Mrs. Tobias and Mrs. Caulfield are retiring while Mr. Vandewiel is moving onto future endeavors. You will continue to see Mr. V as he will teach Religious Ed for our Parish. Mrs. Matthews has also moved on this year.

We celebrate our final school liturgy on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 9 a.m. and invite you to attend. This is a wonderful celebration of the year.

Have a wonderful summer! And, we look forward to seeing you in August.

Mrs. Jennifer Miller

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Kindergarten Picnic!

Pre K Celebration

New Uniforms

We are pleased to enter into an agreement with Dennis Uniforms.

You will be able to purchase your uniforms online at

There will be a 20% off sale on June 14 and 15, 2022. One of the positive enhancements of Dennis Uniform is there will be a kiosk that will be set up at the school. You will be able to come to the school and try on the uniforms and then order them in your size. If you'd prefer to go to the physical store, our location in in Highland, IN.

We understand that some of your children may not have outgrown their current uniforms, therefore, we will do a one year transition period.

If you'd like more information regarding our uniforms, you can find it all on our website:

Uniform Policy:

Pre K Uniforms:

K-3 Uniforms:

4-8 Uniforms:

Physical Education Uniforms:

Please call us if you have any further questions.

4th Grade Step Up Day

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All School Threshold Greeting, Prayer, and Pledge

Calling All Alumni

If you are an alumni of St. Damian or know someone who is, please contact us!

Totus Tuus: Join in the Summer Fun

Totus Tuus is back again in June at St. Damian.

June 12th - 17th. Registration forms are in the Church Narthex and at website under Totus Tuus.

Sign your children up today.

Totus Tuus is a week-long “parish mission” where seminarians and college students proclaim the Gospel through Catechetical instruction, Mass, the Sacraments, skits, games and more!

Protecting God's Children

Those of you that are volunteering at St. Damian, for the first time and those of you have volunteered in the past, if you need your account activated or re activated, please contact Connie Swidergal at

You may also receive information at our Parish website:

St. Damian School

Saint Damian School ensures individual students reach their potential through the development of their Catholic faith, character, citizenship and academics.