Weekly Bulletins

School of Saint Peter Martyr
425 West Fourth Street
Pittsburg, CA 94565
www.stpetermartyrschool.org

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 

We thank God for the blessings of this school year. God of all times and seasons, as we move towards the end of this school year, we turn to you with hearts filled with gratitude for all you have helped us to learn and be. Throughout this year, our school community joined together praying, studying, laughing, and sharing all the ups and downs of our time together. Every time one of us extended a helping hand to another, every time we forgave each other, every time we put our trust in you, your son Jesus Christ, was present among us. May we carry the love we have experienced this year out into the world this summer and always. Amen.

CALENDAR UPDATE

·       May 25th, Thursday, is a minimum day. There is no Preschool or Prekindergarten. Students in grades 1-7 will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m. Students may wear free dress that is appropriate for church. Students in grades 1-8 will participate in a special mass honoring our eighth grade graduates at 10:00 a.m. at SPM Church. We will walk from the school to church at approximately 9:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to join us at this special liturgy. The school office will close at 1:00 p.m. this day. Extended Care will be open.

·       May 26th, Friday, students in 2nd & 6th grades will lead our prayers and the traditional crowning of Mary at

8:10 a.m. Students in this class are invited to bring flowers to place around the statue of Mary during our prayer. Straw Hat Pizza Lunch: Students may purchase cheese or pepperoni pizza for $2.25 a slice and soda, small Gatorade, or water for $1.00. 

·       May 26th, Friday, school will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. for students in Preschool, Prekindergarten and grades 1-7. Students are to be in uniform. Our eighth grade, class of 2017, will graduate at ceremonies beginning at 6:00 p.m. at SPM Church. You are invited to come and share in this special time of their lives.

·       May 29th, Monday, is Memorial Day. School will be closed. On Memorial Day we remember all those who have died in the many wars our nation has fought. God of peace, we recall the words of Jesus, “Blessed are the peacemakers, they shall be called the sons and daughters of God.” As we remember all who have died because of war, inspire the leaders of all nations to turn away from war and work for peace. Help us also to live in peace with one another, and with peoples of every nation, race, and creed. Bless all we do and share as we celebrate this day remembering our family and friends. Amen. 

·       May 30th, Tuesday, is a 2:00 p.m. dismissal for students in Preschool, Prekindergarten and grades 1-7. Students are to be in uniform.  Lunch is Chefs Choice for $2.00. 

·       May 31st, Wednesday, the Kindergarten, Preschool and Prekindergarten classes end their year with special celebrations. Kindergarten will have their celebration at 8:30 a.m. in the cafeteria and Preschool and Prekindergarten will have their celebrations at 11:00 a.m. in the cafeteria. Students in grades 1-7 will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. Students are to be in uniform and are reminded to bring a lunch.

·       June 1st, Thursday, is a 2:00 p.m. dismissal for students in grades 1-7. Students are to be in uniform and are reminded to bring a lunch.

·       June 2nd, Friday, is the final day of this school year for students in grades 1-7. Students will be dismissed at 10:00 a.m. Students may wear free dress. We will gather for prayer and special awards at     8:10 a.m. in the courtyard. Report cards will be given to students shortly before dismissal. There is no after school Extended Care this day. Extended Care will be open in the morning from 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

EXTENDED CARE PAYMENTS

Extended Care bills for time used during the month of May (May 1st - 19th) are being sent home today. Please send your payment to the school office on a timely basis to avoid a late charge. If you have any questions regarding your Extended Care bill please contact the school office.

TUITION & EXTENDED CARE BALANCES

This school year is coming to an end. Please make every effort to clear your accounts, tuition and Extended Care, as we are responsible to close the school’s books in June. If you are not able to meet your contractual obligations at this time please contact Mr. Siino now. We rely on your payments to meet our expenses. All registration fees are due now.

SPM YEARBOOKS HAVE ARRIVED

Our 2017 Yearbooks have been distributed. There are a few left for those who have not purchased this full color memory book. Photos of every class, clubs, events, and activities are included. The price is $33.00.

REMINDERS…

  •  Each family should already have signed their 2017 –2018 Family Contract. Remember to mark your calendars as to when your first payment is due for the 2017 – 2018 school year. June 15th is the due date for the first tuition payment for all families who signed their 2017 – 2018 school contract choosing a 12 month payment plan. Avoid a late charge. The school office is open during the summer and we do receive mail.
  • The 2017 –2018 St. Peter Martyr School year begins on Tuesday, August 15th, for Kindergarten through eighth grades and on Wednesday, August 16th, for Preschool and Prekindergarten.     
  •  Our school uniform day is scheduled for Saturday, August 5th, from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 noon in our cafeteria. Remember that uniforms sold at stores are not SPM approved uniforms. Only the Navy & White Shadow Plaid jumper and skirt sold through DENNIS School Uniforms may be worn. Our school uniform supplier is Dennis Uniform Co. Their store is located at 130 Doolittle Drive, Unit 1, San Leandro, CA, 94577, (510) 569-3811 or (800) 854-6951. You may also order online at www.dennisuniform.com. Our school code is NDMSTP.  If you have any used uniforms you wish to donate please bring them by the school office any time.
  • If you have a new address, phone number, or email, or will be changing your address or email during the summer, please notify the office so you do not miss out on summer mailings and information.  

GENERAL MILLS BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION CONTEST

Our school participates in the General Mills Box Tops For Education Program. This program gives our school the opportunity to earn cash. To promote this program we are sponsoring a contest throughout this school year. Each month families handing in a minimum of 50 eligible Box Tops will receive a Free Dress Pass for your children. It is important that you put your family name on the envelope with the Box Tops when they are turned in. All Box Tops must show and have current due dates. Our May Box Tops Free dress Recipients are: A.J. & Kaitlyn Beratta, Lauren Clayton, Nicholas, & Reilly Ferris, Jalen Kang, Kamryn, Kaiyah, & Charlotte Lawson, Braden Lawry, Alysse & Ella Mattingly, Antonio & Mario Martinez, Avery Shipe, Nicholas Torres, Nathaniel Velez-Revels, and Saul & Andres Zuno. They are receiving free dress coupons good for free dress on Thursday, June 1st. Contact Nancy Ferris in the school office if you have any questions. Please continue collecting during summer break.

 

2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR APPLICATIONS

We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year for all grade levels, Preschool (3 years old by September 1) Prekindergarten (4 years old by September 1), Kindergarten (5 years old by September 1), and grades 1-8. If you have a child who is not currently enrolled at St. Peter Martyr School and wish them to attend during the 2017-2018 school year, please pick up and complete an application.

“Tell A Friend”: Current St. Peter Martyr School families may earn a tuition credit of $200.00 for each new family they bring to our school. The new family must list you as the source of the referral on their application to SPM School. The credit will be issued upon the acceptance and payment of the new family’s registration fee. If more than one family is listed as a referral the $200 tuition credit will be shared equally among the names listed.

 

CONGRATULATIONS! SCHOOL OF SAINT PETER MARTYR – CLASS OF 2017

                        Nichelle Agbo                           Adriana Davila-Bonilla                Andrew Riva

                          Miguel Aguirre-Lopez              Johnathan Diaz                            Carlos Rodriguez

                        Tania Almanza                         Kaelin Happee                              Isaiah Rodriguez

                        Benjamin Ayala                       Christine Ilumin                            Jairo Ruiz

                        Nicole Bellici                           Kersten Larsen                             Karen Ruiz

                        Dillon Carey                            Kaylani Martin                               Juan Saavedra

                        Clarisse Carpio                      Antonio Martinez                           Marlene Serna

                        Ysabella Carrera                    Ricky Martinez                               Adam Siri

                        Selena Chavez-Culcasi         Jalyssa Portis                                Amber Sublasky

                        Lauren Clayton                      Tomas Quezada                            George Thompson

                        Angelo Colombana                Naye Ramos                                  Nicholas Torres

                        Miles Daniels                          Kairo Reid                                      Chloe Williams        

 

I thank God for you whenever I think of you … and every time I pray for you, I pray with joy because of the way in which you have helped me in the work of the gospel from the very first day until now.

Philippians 1:4

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