The Blue Angel Weekly
April 3, 2023
Dear PCA Families,
Congratulations to Mrs. Urso and our Senior Choir who did an amazing job with Newsies, Jr. this weekend! What a fantastic show!
Wednesday is an Early Release Day with no Angels After Hours. Release times are:
K-2 @ 12:40
3-5 @ 12:50
6-8 @ 1:00
Join us after school on Wednesday at Bravoz for our Jump into Spring Celebration from 2:00-5:00 PM! See more information below.
We will have our Schoolwide Student Retreat on Wednesday, April 5th.
Students can dress down, but must wear their grade colors:
PK and 5th grade - purple shirts
Kindergarten and 6th grade - green shirts
1st grade and 7th grade - blue shirts
2nd grade and 8th grade - red shirts
3rd and 4th grade - yellow shirts
For dress down days, jeans are acceptable but cannot have any rips or tears. No hats or flipflops are to be worn to school. No tank top style tops are allowed. Only shorts that are Bermuda or Capri in length are permitted. Shoulders, midriffs, and backs must be covered (no cut-out style clothes) at all times. Leggings are not allowed unless the shirt reaches the mid-thigh area. Clothing should not have any messages or words that would be considered inappropriate for a Catholic school.
***School Mass Changes*** PLEaSE READ
If you still need your clearance, please see the website for information on how to proceed: https://www.pcapvb.org/forms
***Adoration*** see changes below
"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." - Mark 11:24
Join us for the Jump into Spring Celebration at Bravoz on Wednesday, April 5th!
***Volunteer portal for parents***
You may have recently received an email from Raptor, our volunteer management system, allowing you to sign up for our new volunteer portal. This portal will allow you to manually enter your volunteer hours and info. Unfortunately, the sign-up link in the email was broken. Please use this link to access the portal instead. If you are a new user, please select forgot password to create a password and finalize your account set up. Once you are signed in please click the three bars in the top right corner and select “Hours” at the top of list to manually add in volunteer hours.
2023-2024 School Calendar
PCA Summer camps
PCA is excited to offer a full summer of engaging, educational and entertaining summer camps for our 2023-2024 registered PCA students. Please save the date for the following weeks of camp and check the website for more details and to register:
- June 5th – June 9th: Mini Cheer Camp for Girls Rising-K to Rising-3rd
- June 12th – June 15th: Co-Ed Basketball Camp for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
- June 12th – June 15th: Girls Volleyball Camp for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
- June 19th - June 23rd: SPY CAMP for Rising-K to Rising-4th
- June 26th - June 30th: ANIMAL PLANET for Rising-K to Rising-4th
- June 26th - June 30th: THEATRE CAMP for Rising-5th to Rising-8th
- July 10th - July 14th: SHARK WEEK for Rising-K to Rising-4th
- July 17th - July 21st: DINO WEEK for Rising-K to Rising-4th
- July 24th - June 28th: CHEER CAMP for Girls Rising-5th to Rising-8th
A message about Cheer camps
Summer Cheer Camps
Please be sure to turn in your registration for summer cheer camps! Forms on the PCA website. Please email Coach Sara Riner with any questions about our Mini Cheer Camp in June or our Cheer Camp in July.
PCA 8th Grade Cheerleaders:
If you would like to sign up to help at either camp and earn lots of service hours, the Assistant Coach sign-up form is attached in both of the Registration packets.
CAMPS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR ANYONE TRYING OUT FOR JV OR VARSITY CHEER (4TH-8TH GRADES) IN THE FALL!
Job openings at PCA and PCAP
PCA is looking to hire additional substitute teachers. Interested candidates can apply at: https://hr.dosafl.com/careers/?gnk=job&gni=8a7887ac72e8b12001734da464d555d7
PCA is also in need of an Extended Day Assistant. This is a part-time, after school position.
Palmer Catholic Academy Preschool (PCAP) is looking for a part-time paraprofessional to work on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 AM - 1 PM. If you are interested, please apply at: https://hr.dosafl.com/careers/?gnk=job&gni=8a7885ac8627235d01864c7a14b3757f
A message from PikMyKid
want to help at morning carline?
PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE VOLUNTEER CLEARANCE TO PARTICIPATE!
Live Stations of the Cross at OLSS
PCA Schoolwide Student Retreat Day - Dress Down in colors by grade (see note above)
Early Release - (PreK @Noon, K-2 @ 12:40, 3-5 @ 12:50, 6-8 @ 1:00) - No Angels
Jump into Spring Break Party at Bravoz - 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
April 6- April 14
Easter Holiday Break - No school for staff or students
Family Prayer Service at OLSS - 5:15 PM - all families welcome
Theology of the Body classes begin for grade 7
Dress Down day for St. Vincent de Paul Society - $1 - Spring Colors
Mandatory Confirmation Retreat - 10 AM - 4 PM at OLSS/Cultural Center
Middle School End-of-Year Trips
Dress Down Day for Catholic Charities (baby items collection - more details to follow)
Dress Down day for St. Vincent DePaul Society - April 20
morning arrival - come early! don't be late!
Lunch and Recess Duty
Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties.
Here is the link to sign up for duties: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/96071646063/false#/invitation
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.
Formed - A Great Way to Learn More about our Faith
2023 Eucharistic Congress - Save the Date!
OLSS Parish Mission - April 3-5
Holy Week Mass Schedule at OLSS
OLSS Men's Retreat
SJP II Mom's Ministry Updates
Two of our PCA moms help run the Mom's Ministry at SJP II in Nocatee. Here is a link to the ministry updates!