The Blue Angel Weekly
February 21, 2023
Dear PCA Families,
Please also continue to pray for Ms. Cashin! Pray for the Lord to keep her strong!
Please note: We will have our Children's Mass tomorrow for Ash Wednesday at 9:40 AM. Parents are always welcome to attend!
terranova testing and snacks
We are not collecting snacks for testing as we have done in the past. Instead, we are asking parents to send an additional dry snack and bottled water for Terranova testing time. This will be IN ADDITION TO their regularly packed lunch snack.
A special Lenten Opportunity
want to help at morning carline?
PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE VOLUNTEER CLEARANCE TO PARTICIPATE!
service opportunity for 8th graders - camp i am special
Consider being a Buddy at Catholic Charities Camp I Am Special! Buddies are volunteer high-school students (and 8th graders) paired 1:1 with Campers to provide around-the-clock care and companionship. Our Buddies receive training on all aspects of their Camper's differences, including needs and challenges as well as likes and dislikes. Buddies earn 121 service hours for a week of residential camp, and 101 service hours for a week of day camp. Buddy registration will close on March 3rd. For more information go to https://www.ccbjax.org/buddy or call (904)230-7447.
We received awards in these categories:
Junior Physics - JC Lundgren - 2nd place
Junior Plant/Animal - Parker Loiseau - 2nd place
Junior Engineering/Intelligent Machines - Gregory Scales - 3rd place
Junior Chemistry/Math & Computational Sciences - Gus Crouch - 2nd place
Congratulations, Blue Angels and Mrs. Letscher! We are so proud of you!
important! Parents, Please complete these surveys for our accreditation!
We are in the process of preparing for our Accreditation Site Visit next school year. Part of this process is to have parents complete surveys about the school. PLEASE help us by taking a few minutes to complete BOTH of these TWO surveys:
Catholic Identity Program Effectiveness Survey:
Defining Characteristics of our Catholic School:
We have about 60 replies so far ! Thank you to those of you who have already completed the surveys!
congratulations to our disciples of the month for January!
save the date! PCA Angel Ball!
diocesan mpact middle school service day!
- Join us as we put our faith into action for this middle school service day on March 18th!!
- A few parents are needed to carpool throughout the day!
- Please use the link below to register your youth and/or sign up to carpool!
- For more information contact Kayla Garza at email@example.com.
morning arrival - come early! don't be late!
Lunch and Recess Duty
Thank you for your help with lunch and recess duties.
We are in need of additional volunteers for this week! Please sign up if you are available!
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
DOSA-sponsored talks at Marywood
No Children's Mass - Wednesday Schedule at PCA
Ash Wednesday - Children's Mass at 9:40 AM - Tuesday Schedule at PCA
Family Lenten Prayer Service - Stations of the Cross at 5:15 at OLSS
February 23, 24, 27, March 1
Terranova Testing for grades 2-8 - please be sure your child is well-rested and has a good breakfast!
School Board Meeting at 7:30 AM (Zoom)
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Induction Ceremony after Mass
Lenten Penitential at PCA for grades 2-8
Eucharist Retreat at OLSS - 8:30 AM-12:30 PM
National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) Induction Ceremony after Mass
Early Release - (PreK @Noon, K-2 @ 12:40, 3-5 @ 12:50, 6-8 @ 1:00) (Angels After Hours 12:30 – 3:30 pm)
No school for staff or students
Diocesan Professional Day - No school for students
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.
A message from St. Joseph's Academy
SJA Theatre News!
The spring musical is Cinderella!
Date: March 24-26, 2023
Performance Time:: 7pm on Friday and Saturday
2pm Sunday matinee
Ticket Prices: $10/guest(all ages) and $20/guest(all ages) for VIP seating(first row assigned seats)
Tickets will be sold online only beginning Monday, February 27, 2023. There will be a link at the top of SJA website.
Children are welcome to come in Disney costumes to take pictures with the cast and sing along with our Disney princesses during intermission.
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!