Ongoing Information (5.30.2022)

Saint Catharine of Siena, pray for us.

ONGOING INFORMATION

Below is the information that we posted previously that is still prevalent.

Car Line Gentle Reminders


  • Cars may enter the lot after 3:00 pm.
  • Please have your number clearly visible to our staff, thank you.
  • Please do not double park on 24th Street or Fairview Avenue. This prohibits the buses from progressing towards 23rd street, which delays children getting home at their scheduled time.
  • Please proceed up "the scary hill" with caution and out 23rd street at the lower exit.

Summer Science Explorers

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AFTERCARE Signups

This Signup Genius is for 2021-2022 this school year. Please check the directions on the signup genius.



https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0E45AFAF2DA7FF2-aftercare

HSO Meeting is Monday, June 6th at 6:30pm in Cafeteria. ALL ARE WELCOME.

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TAB Collection for Ronald McDonald's House (see flyer for details)

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PAYMENT PLANS and FINANCIAL AID for the upcoming 2022-2023 School Year.

The Diocese of Allentown partnered with a new Tuition Company for the upcoming School Year.


Please use this link https://app.simpletuitionsolutions.org/register?sc=20426. to setup your PAYMENT PLAN and FINANCIAL AID for the 2022-2023 School Year. Financial Aid will not be given until a Payment Plan has been setup.

HSO Wawa Fundraiser

St. Catharine’s HSO is sponsoring a Wawa Hoagie Fundraiser!

Great for busy nights with sports, lunch for work, and a quick stop during a road trip! Order a stack of coupons and have them ready for your next adventure!

6” Shortie Hoagie Coupons are $4.00 each

(Retail value of $4.59, savings of $0.59 per hoagie!!)


see form below for ordering

The State of Pennsylvania now requires different kinds of fingerprinting

for different activities. Please see the attached chart to be sure you have

the proper fingerprints for your particular volunteer activities. If you have any question, please contact Mrs. Zambito. mzambito@scsreading.org or call 610-779-8535 or the school office 610-779-5810.

Please check out link to view pictures

ST CATHARINE OF SIENA SCHOOL
Event Code: FE154521
Secure access code distributed by school

YOUR PHOTOS ARE READY!

Good news! JostensPIX was recently at your school to photograph picture day,
and your student's photos are now available for viewing and ordering!
Click on the button below to get started.

VIEW AND ORDER PHOTOS HERE
https://shop.jostenspix.com

PHOTOS NOT APPEARING IN YOUR GALLERY?
FIND YOUR STUDENT USING EVENT CODE: FE154521

We have a DOZEN Families who have not completed the Enrollment Forms for this year.

If you not completed the FACTS SIS ENROLLMENT PACKET, please do so IMMEDIATELY. All of our beginning of the year documents are in the packet.


Our district code is SCS-PA


Once you set up your FAMILY PORTAL you will be instructed to fill out the ENROLLMENT Packet which are the forms that we send home each year to be filled out on paper. Most of the forms will be processed electronically this year


PLEASE COMPLETE ASAP

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A Note from the Safe Environment Office

We look with hope to the next school year and want to be prepared for the day when volunteers will be welcomed into the school. As you know, several years ago the Diocese of Allentown began requiring clearances for all volunteers ages 18 and older. Several of these clearances are only valid for 5 years. These include the Pennsylvania State Criminal Record Check (PATCH), Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Fingerprints, and Mandated Reporter Certification.

Many volunteers from St. Catharine’s School/Parish have clearances that have already expired or will expire soon. I encourage you to be proactive in renewing your clearances so you are prepared for the day when our school/parish events are fully open.

Please contact Marci Zambito at mzambito@scsreading.org if you are unsure of the status of your clearances or are in need of a payment code for FBI fingerprints. Directives for all clearances can be found at www.scsyouth.weebly.com under the Safe Environment tab.

Thank you!

SCRIP Program Year began on May 1, 2021 and ended on May 1, 2022

In order to keep tuition cost low and to provide subsidy to our school, we have implemented a mandatory fundraising program called SCRIP. If you do not participate in the program, the Scrip Fee will be added to your FACTS account.


If you have any questions, please email Cristina Schmehl, our Scrip Coordinator at scripprogramscs@gmail.com.


Please see attached documents for:


  • Scrip Program Packet
  • Scrip Order Form
  • Great Lakes Ordering dates for the 2021-2022 School Year
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From Nicky Smith, Director of Admissions at Berks Catholic High School

Please take a few minutes to learn about Berks Catholic High School. We are committed to working with all families who want a faith-based education for their children. Thank you for choosing Catholic Education.

Nicky Smith
Director of Admissions

https://www.berkscatholicopenhouse.org/

School Store...New Fundraising Program

When your school's families and friends shop at their favorite online stores through SchoolStore.com, everybody wins! Online retail sales are approaching $200 billion this year, and 80% of all Americans are online. Now is the time to earning money for SCS with no extra cost to you.

SchoolStore.com is an online shopping mall where over 350 nationally-known merchants have agreed to give a percentage of sales to K-12 schools. Companies like Walmart, Kohls, Sears, Disney Store, Family Book Store, and Barnes & Noble participate.

Customers help your school by making everyday purchases from the nation's top online merchants...with NO COST and NO RISK for your school. Click on the link for more information.


Please be on the lookout for SchoolStore.com informational packets coming home with your students this week!


https://www.schoolstore.net
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WEIS 4 SCHOOL PROGRAM

Our school is partnering with Weis Markets in the Weis 4 School program. By participating in this program, we can earn money for our school simply by shopping as we all do every day.

When you shop at Weis, scan the barcode below to register your Weis Club Card. Once you register, you're in the program and you do not need to register again.


The barcode is located in the PDF below. Thank you for your support!

*Please share this barcode with your friends and relatives so they can earn points for our school too!

Box Tops for Education

No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone. Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school's Box Tops earnings online.


You can still clip them and send them to school. Physical Box Top clips are being phased out of production, but may continue to be found on many products throughout the store. Send your clipped Box Tops, along with any unexpired clips you may have at home, to SCS.


Twice a year, your school will receive a check and can use that cash to buy whatever it needs!

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