The Blue Angel Weekly

October 17, 2022

Dear PCA Families,

It was so nice to see so many families at the Walking Rosary yesterday! Our Blue Angels did a beautiful job leading the Rosary! Thank you to Mrs. Begeman for organizing this event and to all our staff who were part of the event!

Blue Angels Basketball

Congratulations to all our Blue Angel basketball teams on a great season. Our boys and girls Varsity teams have advanced to the quarter-finals!

Our girls will take on St. Joseph's today, 10/17/22 at 6:00 at Assumption.

Our boys will take on San Jose at 6:00 tomorrow, 10/18/22, at Assumption.

We hope you can be there to cheer on our Blue Angels!

Fall Festival Volunteers Needed!

Our annual Fall Harvest Festival will be on Saturday, October 22 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM in the PCA parking lot!

Joining us for Fall Festival? Want to earn some volunteer hours during the event? Please see the Volunteer SignUp below! If you are going to volunteer, please note that you must have another parent/adult be responsible for children while you volunteer. Also, you MUST BE ATTENDING the event with a paid parking pass or carpooling in a vehicle with a paid parking pass in order to volunteer. Thank you!!

THERE ARE STILL SOME SPOTS LEFT IF YOU HAVE NOT RESERVED YOUR SPACE YET! Please download the form below and return to school with your child if you would like to participate!

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Super Hero Fund Run - Final Results!

Thank you so much for your support with the Super Hero Fund Run! Our Blue Angels had a blast!

We raised $33,320!

Great job, Blue Angels!! See below for the prize winners.

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Virtue of the Month - October - reverence

The Virtue of the Month for October is Reverence. Reverence is showing your deepest respect for things of God. The Saint focus for each grade level will be:

PK-2 - St. Hyacinth

3-5 - St. Tarcisius

6-8 - St. Margaret Clitherow

Don't forget to be on the lookout for the Home Project for October!

Carline for After school clubs and Sports

Please only use ONE carline when picking up students from after school activities. Do not use the pond lane. Thank you for keeping our students and staff safe!

Job openings at PCA

Palmer Catholic Academy is hiring! We have the following open positions:

We are looking to hire additional substitute teachers. Interested candidates can apply at:

still some OPEN SLOTS FOR Lunch and Recess Duty for OCTOBER!!

Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties. We are in need of a several volunteers for the month of October. Please sign up here if you are available:

As a reminder, 2 Lunch Duties (1 in the Fall and 1 in the Spring) and 2 Recess Duties (1 in the Fall and 1 in the Spring) are required of each family.

upcoming events

October 21st

School Board Meeting 7:30 AM (Zoom)

October 22nd

Fall Festival at PCA

October 24-27

Red Ribbon Week (details to come!)

October 28

No school for teachers and students

October 29

Reconciliation Retreat for 2nd graders at OLSS (8:30-12:30)

COVID reminders

If your child tests positive for COVID, please notify me immediately via email (

Anyone who tests positive must stay at home for 5 full days before returning to school on Day 6, provided that there has been no fever for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medicines and that other symptoms are improving. (Please note that the first day of symptoms is considered Day 0.)

Siblings of positive cases may continue coming to school as long as they are not exhibiting ANY symptoms. Please use good judgment when sending siblings to school based on the amount of exposure they have had with the positive sibling.

Bishop Kenny - Wizard of Oz

We are invited to join Bishop Kenny High School as their students present The Wizard of Oz on Saturday, November 5. There are a limited number of tickets available for FREE for the matinee show ONLY at 2:30pm. Please visit the link and refer to the codes below to reserve your free tickets.

Promo Code: MSDOSA

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OLSS parish news

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Youth Ministry: Please be sure to register your youth using the link below so you can be added onto our weekly email list. Middle school events will occur in the coming months as we accumulate more adult volunteers but please still register your youth so you can be updated about possible events occurring in the ministry, at the parish or in the diocese!

Young Adult Ministry: We are combined with the young adults from St. Paul Catholic Church, so events alternate between both parishes. Register to be put on our young adult email list to hear about upcoming events!

Adult Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering with our youth ministry, please use the link below to inquire about becoming a part of our adult volunteer team! There are many ways you can be involved- check out the youth website to find out more!


To our sponsors, thank you for your support of Palmer Catholic Academy!
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Please feel free to email me!