St. Mike's Matters- Notes

September 1, 2022

Dear St. Michael Families,

The Back to School Pizza Party was an amazing success! It was such a blessing to see so many of our new and returning families at this event. Students and parents were so excited to re-connect after a summer apart and for new families it was a chance meet and talk with parents and classmates in our school community.

A giant thank you goes out to the PTSA and all of the volunteers that made this event happen. We are so grateful to have your help and support with events like these!

The faculty and staff are all looking forward to welcoming students back for the first day of the new school year on Tuesday, September 6th. Parents take note - this is a half day so school will release at 12:00.

Enjoy your Labor Day weekend! Stay safe and have fun!


St. Michael Parish School Faculty and Staff

School Volunteer Agreement

Below is the 2022-2023 guidance for Catholic School Volunteers, which our school received from the Archdiocese on August 22, 2022. This agreement form needs to be completed and signed for each St. Michael School volunteer this school year. Included are the medical Covid-19 guidelines for symptomatic and exposed individuals. Access to both of these forms are through the buttons below.

St. Michael Parish School Covid-19 Policy

If a student or staff member is ill or COVID-19 positive:

Students and staff who have symptoms of COVID-19 are required to stay home and should get tested. Any student or staff member who tests positive for COVID-19 is required to isolate at home. Individuals may return to school on Day 6 if they test negative on that day (Day 0 is the first day of symptoms or, if without symptoms, the day of the positive viral test). Those individuals need to wear a well-fitting mask for an additional 5 days (day 6 through day 10) if they return to school after the end of their 5-day isolation period. If an individual is unable to wear a well-fitting mask, they need to continue to isolate for a full 10 days. To further protect other school children and staff, individuals who test positive using antigen or at-home tests towards the end of the full 5 days of isolation, and/or on days 6-10, are required to complete the full 10 days of isolation. Testing after day 10 is not recommended.

If a student or staff member is exposed to COVID-19:

DOH no longer requires exposed students and staff to quarantine. To protect the school, students and staff, regardless of vaccination status, who are potentially exposed to COVID-19 should:

• Monitor for symptoms, AND

• Test as soon as possible after exposure and then repeat testing every 24-48 hours through at least the first 5 days after exposure AND

• Wear a well-fitting mask for 10 days after exposure.

Covid-19 positive cases and exposure cases need to be reported to the St. Michael Parish School Health Office ( Covid-19 testing is available through the Health Office if home testing is not available.

Ron Feldmann MD

St. Michael Parish School Health Office


New loss of taste or smell

Sore throat

Congestion or runny nose

Nausea or vomiting


Fever or chills


Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing


Muscle or body aches



All students must be up-to-date on required immunizations BEFORE the first day of school. This applies especially to pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and students in the 11 – 12 year old age group (The 11-12 year old age group typically requires an additional Tdap.).

Students who are not up-to-date are not allowed to attend school until they are in compliance with immunization law. (Although COVID-19 vaccinations are highly recommended, they are not mandated by Washington state law.) If you are in doubt about your child’s compliance with Washington state law, please consult your medical provider.

Financial Peace University Class Starts September 13th!

Tired of money stress?

Then you're ready to join nearly six million people whose lives have been changed by Financial Peace University (FPU)! This nine lesson course helps you work a plan to nail a budget, defeat debt and free yourself from money worries. You'll join a small group for discussions and lessons - all rooted in biblical wisdom and common sense.

St. Michael Parish will offer Dave Ramsey's FPU class on Tuesdays beginning September 13 through November 8 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. This will be an in-person class.

Materials and one year access to Ramsey Solutions for support is $50.00. Scholarships are available for parishioners and childcare will be available during class times.

For more information:

Email to enroll.

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Amazon Smile Donations

You can now link your Amazon App through Amazon Smile. This is an easy way to generate donations for the school/PTSA at no cost to you. Click here for more information.

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