St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of October 24th, 2022

“You ask me whether I am in good spirits. How could I not be so? As long as faith gives me strength, I will always be joyful.”
Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

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 & 11:00 AM. The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) is offered on Saturdays from 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM or by appointment.

*On Tuesday, 1st-4th and 5th-8th grades will have age appropriate presentations from a representative from the state Attorney General's office. Miss Melissa sent home more information in the Wednesday Folder as well as her contact information ( should you have any questions. She also sent home a paper regarding a virtual parent presentation on Tuesday, November 8th at 4:00 PM. We will send out the link closer to that date.

*St. Jerome School will conduct these lessons on Wednesday, October 26th. The lessons are available for you to review by visiting and clicking on Safe Environment.

*On Friday, our students may wear Phillies shirts in place of their uniform shirts to celebrate the Phillies making their first World Series appearance since 2009! This is completely optional and we are not asking for any donations. Go Phillies!

*For Halloween, we will be having an outdoor costume parade at 9:00 AM on Monday, October 31st. 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.

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

*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:

*Picture retakes will be on Thursday, November 3rd. If you are having your child's pictures retaken, please send back the original pictures on that morning.

*Virtue of the Month for October: Friendship

*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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