St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of December 19th, 2022

"O Wisdom of our God Most High,
guiding creation with power and love:
come to teach us the path of knowledge!"

First of the O Antiphons Preceding Christmas

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. Please see below for the Christmas Mass Schedule.

*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.

*Tuesday is a red and green/Christmas themed dress down day. This dress down day is included in the school activity fee, so we are not asking for any donations.

*Apparel orders placed through Sixsmith are being sent home on Monday. You will be notified by Sixsmith if there are any items on backorder. If you have a Pre-K child who does not attend on Monday or Tuesday, please notify Mrs. Carolan (acarolan@sjsphila) and we can either have your items sent to the rectory for pickup.

*Dismissal on Tuesday is at 11:30 AM for the start of Christmas break. Classes will resume on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023.

*This is the last Weekly Reminders to be issued for 2022; the next Weekly Reminders will be sent out on Sunday, January 1st.

*St. Lucy School Spirit Wear orders are due by Tuesday. Please send in your order form with cash or a check made out to St. Lucy School.

*CARES Fun Friday forms for January are due by Wednesday, January 4th.

*Save the Date: Mother/Son Bowling- Saturday, January 21, 2023 7-9pm Thunderbird Lanes. RSVP information will be sent home after Christmas break.

*Save the Date: Family Pasta Dinner- Friday, January 27th, 2023 5-8pm School Hall.

Tickets will go on sale the week of January 2nd.

*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 December: Purity

*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.

St. Jerome Church Christmas Mass Schedule

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