St. Jerome School Weekly Reminders

Week of November 21st, 2022

“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; 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.

*Wednesday is an early dismissal; the students will be dismissed at 11:30 AM. With the Thanksgiving holiday, there will be no school Thursday or Friday. Classes will resume on Monday, November 28th. Happy Thanksgiving!

*Please pray for our 2nd graders as they prepare for their First Penance on Tuesday at 7:00 PM.

*On Wednesday, Fr. Anderson will celebrate our November School Liturgy at 9:00 AM (time change due to a funeral). Mrs. Collins'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 November following the Mass.

*Christmas Paint Kit orders are due by Wednesday; click here for the flyer and order form.

*Our Student Council is conducting a Thanksgiving Food Drive to benefit our friends at the St. Jerome Food Bank. Each grade is asked to donate one item from the list here. We respectfully request that no expired items be brought in. Thank you for your support in helping out this Thanksgiving! All donations are due by Tuesday; Student Council will sort and deliver the items to the Food Bank.

*Our Student Council is sponsoring a food drive to benefit the St. Jerome Food Bank. Please click here for the flyer with the items that each grade has been asked to bring in.

*Our Home and School Association is sponsoring a raffle for $500.00 in cash or a tuition credit. Please click here for more information.

*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

*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.