St. Damian School

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It's Advent Season!

“If you are joyful, do not worry about lukewarmness. Joy will shine in your eyes and in your look, in your conversation and in your countenance. You will not be able to hide it because joy overflows.” ~Mother Teresa

Early Dismissal - Friday, December 18, 2020 - 11:30 a.m. - Merry Christmas!

Out of Uniform - Red and Green Day - December 17, 2020

Out of Uniform - Ugly Sweater Day - December 16, 2020

Uniforms - UPDATE

When the students return to in person learning on January 19, 2020, we will be enforcing the gym uniform. We will NOT be allowing anything other than the gym uniform. Please check your children's uniform in the morning before they leave for school.


For more information regarding the school uniform, the following link will guide you:


https://www.stdamianschool.org/Portals/stdamianschool/CMAdmin/DRESS%20CODE.pdf

Tax Credit Scholarship (TCS) Reservation Dates

Empower Illinois will open their reservation form on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Please note, you will be able to access the reservation form at 6:30 p.m. however only be able to submit at 7 p.m. Please remember this is on a first come first serve basis, seconds matter!

The Tax Credit Scholarship Donations!

We are pleased to let you know that for the third year in a row, The Archdiocese of Chicago, will be offering a 2 for 1 match program for all donations made through Empower Illinois between December 1, 2020 and February 28, 2021.


What does this mean? A $500 donation has a tremendous impact, with the 75% tax credit, you will receive on the donation and this match. It will have a net cost of $125 to you and will provide $1,500 dollars in scholarships for low-income families.


I am pleased to let you know that for the 2020-21 school year, we received over $100,000 in gifts. This allowed 16 of our students to attend St. Damian School. However, there were still 27 students on our wait list. Please follow this link to learn more: https://schools.archchicago.org/tax-credit-scholarships

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Obstacle Course

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It's Spirit Wear Time

Purchase St. Damian Spirit Wear today.


Please note, that the Spirit Wear sale will end on December 21, 2020 and that it will take approximately 3-4 weeks from that date to receive your items.

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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://www.stdamianchurch.org/s-h-o-p-

St. Damian School

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