The Blue Angel Weekly

September 26, 2022

Dear PCA Families,

Happy Fall! We are carefully monitoring Tropical Storm Ian as it makes it way towards Florida. Please note that the Diocese of St. Augustine does not follow the County closures. You can check the Diocesan website ( for school closures. We will keep you posted via email and parent text alerts about any possible school closures or delays.

Dress Down Day - September 30

PCA's NJHS is collecting diapers and wipes for the Sulzbacher Center. Students who bring in either diapers or wipes on Friday, September 30, may dress down in pink, blue, or yellow. Dress down rules apply.
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Attention, 7th grade parents!

There are still some openings available for our 7th Grade Service Club, Club 8:14. If your child is interested in joining, please print out the form below and submit it to the office ASAP! This is a great opportunity for fellowship and service for our 7th graders!
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Welcome to Mrs. Gilliam!

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Michelle Gilliam to the PCA staff! Mrs. Gilliam will be a school aide and will assist with lunch and recess duty and also work with our Enrichment teachers. Mrs. Gilliam has 2 students at PCA!

Attention, Nocatee Twenty Mile Blue Angels!

There is a PCA family in Twenty Mile who will be needing some temporary assistance with carpool for their 3rd and 6th grader. If anyone in the neighborhood is willing to help out, please let me know and I will connect you with the family!

Job openings at PCA

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

We ARE IN URGENT NEED OF assistants for our Angels After Hours after school program. The program runs Monday through Friday from 3:00-6:00 PM. Anyone 18 years or older can apply for one or more days. Applications can be submitted at:

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

Lunch and Recess Duty

Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties. We are in need of a few volunteers for this coming week and also for the beginning 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.

Super Hero Fund Run Update

There are still some volunteer opportunities available for Run Week (October 3-7). If you are able to assist during that week, please sign-up using the Sign-Up Genius link below:

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Virtue of the Month - September - FAITH

Home projects will be due this week. If you have any questions, please contact your child' teacher.

Save the Date - Walking Rosary at OLSS - hosted by PCA

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Student progress

The first quarter ends on October 7th! Please be sure that you are assisting your child in checking RenWeb (grades 3-8) to monitor grades. If you have any questions or concerns about your child's grades, please reach out to the teacher.

Blue Angels Basketball

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JV Soccer Coach needed

Attention parents! We are in need of a coach for our JV Soccer team. If you are interested in helping us out or would like more information, please contact our Athletic Director, Mr. Printy at

HSA discount card - bravoz clarification

We would like to clarify that the Bravoz offer on our HSA Discount Card is good for one family to use for one transaction per day. Thank you very much for understanding!

upcoming events

October 3rd-7th

Student Runs for Fund Run during PE

October 7th

End of the 1st quarter

Early Staggered Release (PreK @Noon, K-2 @ 12:40, 3-5 @ 12:50, 6-8 @ 1:00)

(Angels After Hours 12:30-3:30 pm)

October 9th

11:00 AM Mass OLSS - 50th Anniversary Celebration

Family Fun Day at OLSS - Noon - 3:00 PM (see flyer below - volunteers needed!)

October 10th

No School for Students and Teachers

October 11th

Professional Development Day - No School for Students

PK Parent Conferences (more information to follow)

October 12th

PSAT Testing for 8th graders

October 16th

Walking Rosary at OLSS at 12:30

October 21st

School Board Meeting 7:30 AM (Zoom)

October 22nd

Fall Festival at PCA

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.


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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!


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Please feel free to email me!