St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of November 23rd, 2020

“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.”

St. Ambrose

Reminders for the Week:

*Click here for the St. Jerome Parish Sunday Bulletin


*Wednesday at 10:00 AM will be our November School Liturgy. Our 7th graders will be assisting with the readings. The liturgy will be streamed to the classrooms and our virtual students on YouTube. The liturgy will also be streamed on our school Facebook page for our families and friends. The Students of the Month for November will be recognized following the Mass.


*Wednesday is a 12:00 PM Dismissal; there is no school on Thursday, Friday, and the following Monday (November 30th) for Thanksgiving Break. Classes will resume on Tuesday, December 1st.


*St. Jerome School will be collecting for Toys for Tots; if you would like to participate, you can send in a new, unwrapped toy with your child. Collection bins will be placed in both buildings.


*Support St. Jerome School while shopping on Amazon; click here to designate St. Jerome as your chosen organization. Then, go to smile.amazon.com when you shop. St. Jerome will earn 0.5% of each purchase (at no cost to you)!


*Please remember to call the office and report your child's absence (215-624-0637); you can leave a message of the office is closed.


*Mr. Dooley is available for tech support for our Virtual Lions (as well as our in-person students and our faculty): tdooley@sjsphila.org


*Virtue of the Month for November: Stewardship


*You can still donate to our Race for Education here. Please help us reach our goal of 20,000 to directly benefit the students of St. Jerome School!


*Remember that Box Tops have gone electronic, but you can still use them to support St. Jerome School; click here for more information.


*Have a great week!

Student Health Reminders

Our reopening plan calls on every member of the school community to support our values of mutual respect, integrity, willingness to sacrifice for the common good and foster community bonds across generations. Commitment to the policies will assist in protecting the health and welfare of all members of our school community.


In an effort to keep all children safe, we ask that Parents monitor their children’s Health daily. Below are the expectations related to the health monitoring.


I attest to :

  • Fever of 100.4 or above,

  • chills,

  • Cough,

  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,

  • Fatigue,

  • Muscle or body aches,

  • Headache,

  • New loss of taste or smell,

  • Sore throat,

  • Congestion or runny nose,

  • Nausea or vomiting,

  • Diarrhea,

  • My child has not had any contact with anyone with COVID

  • My child has not traveled a location designated as a “Hot Spot

  • I am following all CDC recommended guidelines and limiting my/my child’s exposure to risks such as above


If any of these symptoms present, please keep your child from school and contact the school. If the symptoms are serious please seek immediate medical attention. Always call before visiting your doctor or health facility.


We will keep you informed if the list of symptoms, listed above, changes in any way.