St. Damian School

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Merry Christmas From Your St. Damian Family

The top of the Christmas tree is decorated with a star, but the star of our school are our students and their families! We hope you know how brightly you shine in our lives and will shine in our lives for years to come. What you give us will never be forgotten.


We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Friday, December 17, 2021 - Early Dismissal - 10:30 a.m. - No Extended Day

Christmas Break - December 18, 2021 - January 3, 2021

Classes Resume - Tuesday, January 4, 2021

Tax Credit Scholarship App Opens, January 12, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

COVID Cases Over Break

We hope that there will be no COVID cases over our break and that you all are to have a healthy Christmas shared with your loved ones. However, if there is a case, we still need to report them. Please email a positive case to j_miller@stdamianschool.org


The Archdiocese of Chicago follows the following protocol for quarantines:


1). Vaccinated individuals - NO quarantine needed. If your child is vaccinated, please turn in the vaccination card to us.


2). Non-Vaccinated individuals - 10 day quarantine or 7 day quarantine with a negative test on day 6 or thereafter.


NEW INFORMATION: test can be either rapid/antigen or PCR.


Also, if you are traveling over break and not vaccinated, please consider testing upon your return to help stop the spread in our building and the world.


And, finally, pray for an end to the pandemic.

Fourth Grade Celebrates The Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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National Junior Honor Society Organizes a Food Drive

Tax Credit Scholarship Eligibility

Through the Illinois Invest in Kids Act, tax credit scholarships are available to children grades K-12 from low-income households who want a Catholic school education. This program started during the 2018/19 school year and many families in our Catholic schools have benefitted. Application opens on January 12, 2022. It is on a first-come, first-serve basis so be ready to click the button at 6:30 p.m. For thorough instructions, please see the link included.

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Student Council Spreads Holiday Cheer

Band Returns!

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Common Sense Media

If you are looking for some great movies, games, books, or TV Shows that are family friendly, Common Sense Media has compiled the best for 2021!


https://www.commonsensemedia.org/best-of-2021-all-lists?j=8703599&sfmc_sub=171107368&l=2048712_HTML&u=185769737&mid=6409703&jb=2019&utm_source=media_best-of-2021_20211213&utm_medium=email

Late Nite Catechism Comes to St. Damian

We are very excited to announce that our fundraiser this year will be "Late Nite Catechism" on March 24, 2022. While we have secured the event, quite a bit of planning will need to be put in place. We would love for you to join our committee. Please contact Mrs. Ward if you would like to help us out. We really do need you. There are a variety of opportunities large and small to be involved! Thank you so much for your help.

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 connies@stdamianchurch.org


You may also receive information at our Parish website:

https://www.stdamianchurch.org/volunteering-with-children

St. Damian School

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