St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of October 31st, 2022

"May God bless you and multiply His graces and joys in your soul."

Blessed Solanus Casey

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 remember to use the new visitor's entrance. Please visit the Blessed Mother Office for all St. Jerome School business including dropping off lunches or forgotten items, signing out students for early pickup, and dropping off students after 7:45 AM. This includes 6th, 7th, and 8th graders whose homerooms are in the St. Joseph Building. We have shelves in the office for dropping off items as well as for lost and found.

*Our Spirit Wear Store through Sixsmith is now open here; orders are due by November 14th in order to have the items ready for Christmas. The selections includes t-shirts, sweatpants, jackets, winter hats and new this year, backpacks.

*Friday, November 11th has been set aside for parent/teacher conferences. There is no school for students on that day. Scheduling information will be in the Wednesday newsletter and begin on Thursday. All scheduling will be completed through OptionC.

*For Halloween, we will be having an outdoor costume parade at 9:00 AM on Monday. Students in PreK-3 to 3rd are welcome to dress in their costumes and parents and other guests are invited to assemble in the school yard. It is a Halloween themed dress down day for all students (no donations necessary). We will be having activities for the students in the afternoon.

*Have a safe and happy Halloween! If you happen to be in the neighborhood for trick-or-treating, be sure to stop by the rectory for candy.

*Tuesday is the Feast of All Saints. We will attend the 10:00 AM Mass for the Holy Day; Mrs. Gipson's 7th grade class will assist as readers and gift bearers. The liturgy will be live-streamed on our school Facebook page. We will recognize our Students of the Month for October following the Mass.

*Mass for the Holy Day will also be said on Monday at 4:30 PM and on Tuesday at 6:30 AM, 8:00 AM, and 7:00 PM.

*Winter uniform will begin on Tuesday. The uniform requirement handout is available below for reference. Students are welcome to switch to the winter uniform before November 1st, if you prefer.

*Picture retakes will be on Thursday. If you are having your child's pictures retaken, please send back the original pictures on that morning.

*CARES Fun Friday forms for November are due by Tuesday.

*Click here for more information about our November Family Bingo, sponsored by our Home and School Association.

*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 November: Courtesy

*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

*Click here to learn more about the St. Jerome after school dance program.

*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.

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