Crusader Chronicle

March 27, 2020

Review of Week 2

Beginning March 23, Mrs. Dearie came online to support math instruction for grades 5-8 and English for Grade 6. Her contact information will is tdearie@stfrancisdesales-lebanon.org


Students in grades K-4 continued in a similar fashion of remote learning. There has been the addition of Zoom Calls in the younger grades to help students and teacher connect, answer the questions you may have from home etc.


Students in grades 5-8 have had two adjustments in their routine. As mentioned before, Mrs. Dearie has take over for the balance of the school year, whether remotely or at school. Additionally, students will be able to connect with teachers during scheduled Zoom Calls, video conferencing, for the classes three days a week. These will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 10:00 AM and 2:40 PM.


In addition to those opportunities; our Auxiliary Services Personnel have been reaching out to families to connect via Zoom in order to provide services. This includes Speech, Intervention and content area tutoring.


Lastly, please note that there will be NO PACKET EXCHANGE this Monday as a result of the Governor's order. Please call the office or email us if we can help with anything in particular.

Reports Cards for Third Quarter

Please be on the lookout for an email with directions on how to access your child's Third Quarter report card. Even though our last day of school at school was March 12th, we only have 5 school days till the grading period ended. As a result, cards can be distributed with confidence. We have been working on solutions to the attendance reporting and we are able to honor the remote learning days as school. This will be accurately reflected in the final report card at the end of the school year.

Thank you!

Earlier this week I was fortunate to have been able to complete a five year academic journey in coursework and earning my Doctorate in Education. I cannot thank all Father, the staff and our families enough for the kind words and support. None of this would have been possible without the support of my amazing wife, Danielle, and all of the missed dinners, bedtime stories, and baths for our twins.

Notes from the Parish

While we may not be able to gather together in Eucharist, there are still many opportunities to gather in prayer remotely.


Please join Father Bernie and Father Craig in prayer each evening from 8:00 - 8:30 PM and 10:00 - 10:30 AM on Sundays.


You can see all the work going on as a parish community by visiting the recently revised parish website at http://www.stfrancisdesales-lebanon.org

Tech Support for Remote Learning

If you find yourself or your student struggling with a certain technical element in the remote learning, please visit the school website. Under the Parent tab you will see a tech support link which has a great interactive flow-chart assembled by Mrs. Ford. I am sure you will find it useful!

Contact Us

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