St. Damian School

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Happy Friday!

Even though it was a bit of a dreary week, we can look forward to a sunny weekend!


This week, our 8th graders were busy preparing our all school May Crowing Ceremony. We hope to bring you the virtual ceremony on May 12, 2020.


Next week, we plan to bring you the tentative calendar for the 2020-21 school year. We understand you are receiving this a little later than normal, but, as you can imagine, there were a few setbacks beyond our control. The positive news is that The Archdiocese of Chicago has told us to plan for our original first day of school which will be August 19, 2020.


Now, onto our Family Friendly Fun Friday activity. As you know, next week is "Teacher Appreciation Week," please take a minute with your child and write down all of the amazing characteristics of your teachers and send them onto them. We say it often, but, we do miss our students. The abrupt end of the year has been so very difficult for all of us.


We would like to conclude this letter by asking you to pray for our second grade students as they were to receive the Sacrament of First Communion on Saturday. We have rescheduled this event and are hopeful that we will be able to gather in our church as a community once again very soon. Their 8th grade buddies sent them some "HUGS."

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Mom's Prayer Book Club

Do you miss seeing your other mom friends at pick up or drop off, or the Wednesday morning liturgy, or at our sporting activities or other St. Damian events? Join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. for a special St. Damian Mom's Prayer Club. This week, we will have a prayer group to be followed by a possible book club.


Join Zoom Meeting

https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75836151175?pwd=YnNaMVpwalJBNGlGaUN4cnF5ZFBBQT09


Meeting ID: 758 3615 1175

Password: 9KSLfD

Grading Guidelines

Please see the below link regarding grading procedures from Dr. Rigg regarding our grading policy. We want to stress that we want to continue positive learning throughout the rest of the 2020-21 school year. Because our pre school, primary, and intermediate and junior high students follow different grading guidelines, please contact your child's homeroom teacher for further information.

Mom and Tot's Class - Share with Your Friends! All Are Welcome

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Did you know you can still SHOP with Scrip! You can do it all online. And, this is so easy and convenient, you may just want to continue this option when we are all back in the building.


Just follow this link for more information!


https://stdamianschool.org/Portals/stdamianschool/CMAdmin/Files/SHOP%20with%20Script%20Procedure%20(1).pdf?ver=2020-04-30-130604-660

Formed.org

This winter the parish subscribed to Formed.org. Many of our families have reviewed this site that works to improve Catholic site. Their new series SEARCH begins in May and looks very good. Those of us at St. Damian would encourage you to watch a new series, SEARCH, beginning this month with your families.


The Search // Armenia 1988 - Clips and Teasers - FORMED

St. Damian School

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