St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of January 16th, 2023

“Joy, with peace, is the sister of charity. Serve the Lord with laughter.”
St. Padre Pio

Reminders for the Week:

*Click here for the St. Jerome Parish Sunday Bulletin; please join us for Sunday Mass each week: 4:30 PM (Saturday Vigil), 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM (Children's Liturgy of the Word), & 11:00 AM. The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is offered on Saturdays from 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM or by appointment.

*Priority registration for our current St. Jerome families, including new siblings. All that you need to do, for the upcoming school year is return the Continuous Enrollment Form either on paper or electronically here by Friday, January 27th; the registration fee will be automatically added to your SMART Tuition account and spread over three months. After January 27th, we will begin open enrollment and can not guarantee seats for next year.

*Please remember that there is no school Monday (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day).

*Tickets are on sale for our Family Pasta Dinner- Friday, January 27th, 2023 5-8pm School Hall. Click here for the flyer with more information.

*Hot Lunch orders for February are due by Thursday.

*As one of our Catholic Schools Week service projects, each homeroom is going to assemble 2 birthday boxes --- one for a boy and one for a girl age-appropriate to their grade. Please click here for more information and the sign up sheet (you can sign up for multiple items and grades if you would like). Please note that all of the grades are on the sign up sheet, but you need to scroll to the bottom for Pre-K3 and Pre-K4. Please bring in all items by Monday, January 30th, so that we can assemble the boxes and deliver them to Catholic Social Services. If we have any extra items, we will assemble additional boxes.

*The full Catholic Schools Week schedule will be send home in this week's Wednesday Folder.

*On Thursday at 8:15 AM, we will be hosting the Ned Show Assembly for 1st-8th grades, arranged by Miss Melissa, our Family Connections Liaison. The Ned Show is helps to promotes determination, kindness, and doing your best.

*Our Home and School Association is sponsoring a Super Bowl Block Pool; all proceeds raised benefit the students of St. Jerome School. Please click here for the flyer with more information.

*St. Jerome Church is hosting a Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday, January 28th. Please click here for the flyer with more information.

*Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia made enhancements to their scholarship application this year. They removed the 4 year limit, created a minimum

scholarship amount ($1,200), and updated income requirements. Apply for a scholarship now:

*Virtue of the Month for January: Fortitude

*Gym Day Schedule (1st-8th Grade Students Wear Gym Uniforms on Gym Day):

  • Monday: 4th, 5th, 6A, 6B, 7A, 7B, 8th
  • Tuesday: PreK-3, PreK-4, KA, KB, 1st, 2nd, 3rd

*If your child will be absent, please call school and leave a message: 215-624-0637. If your child will need to be dismissed early, please notify your child's teacher.

*If you shop at Rite Aid, you can earn rewards for St. Jerome School at no cost to you; click here for more information.

*Support St. Jerome School while shopping on Amazon; click here to designate St. Jerome as your chosen organization. Then, go to when you shop. St. Jerome will earn 0.5% of each purchase (at no cost to you)!

*Our school website's Communication Page contains copies of the flyers that we send home as well as an archive of the school newsletters.

*Our school website's Calendar Page has a listing of all events on a Google Calendar.

*Remember that Box Tops have gone electronic, but you can still use them to support St. Jerome School; click here for more information.