Staff News

April 11-15, 2016

News for the Week

Monday, April 11th

  • School Council Meeting - 6:30pm, East Campus Fellowship Hall
  • Bishop Thompson's Birthday

Tuesday, April 12th

  • 5th Grade Band Trip
  • Tyler @ CSO for trainings

Wednesday, April 13th

  • 8th Grade Job Shadow Day

Thursday, April 14th

  • Kindergarten & 6th Grade on Field Trip
  • 8th Grade DC Trip - Sally on trip
  • Starlab at East Campus
  • Preschool Art Show 6:00pm Central Campus

Friday, April 15th

  • 5th Grade Instrument Tryouts (East cafeteria)
  • 8th Grade DC Trip - Sally on trip

Staffing for 2016-17

We are currently working on staffing for the 2016-17 school year. Based on a few comments from the Intent Forms, I wanted to assure you that there is no intention of moving your grade level assignments unless you have specifically commented on a desire for that on your Intent Form or if you comment to administration in writing by April 13th.

Upon receiving the re-enrollment forms (finally), the school council was approached with the numbers per grade level. It was decided that a third 4th Grade teacher would be added for the 2016-17 school year as the numbers exceeded our published student teacher ratio. Thus, there is an opportunity for current staff to submit a request in writing stating the desire to move into that position. Any such letter is due to administration by April 13th. This is not a guarantee, however, as multiple factors must be considered. Following this decision, the position will be posted for external hiring.

Once we have a feel for any possible shifting due to this open position, we will begin working on contracts for grade level assignments. Additionally, the school council, in conjunction with administration and finance, is working to finalize the salary scale, which is also needed for contracts.

Just wanted to keep you informed. If you have any questions, please feel free to speak with Fr. Gary, Tyler, or I.

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Dress Code

Thank you for your additional reminders to parents in classroom newsletters regarding dress code. Shorts are allowed PS - 8 as of April 1st. Please remember that they must be appropriate length. Athletic shorts are not permitted. You may also want to remind parents that it is still a little cool outside, so just because shorts are allowed doesn't mean that it is appropriate for the weather. :)