School Overview

ST. PHILIP SCHOOL

Mrs. Kimberly Brewer, Principal
1400 Mary Ingles Hwy
Melbourne, KY  41059
P:859-441-3423

https://www.facebook.com/stphilipschoolky/
Rebels 2016 - 2017

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Student Registration

To register your child as a student in St. Philip School for the 2017-2018 school year, please print and complete the below form and return it to the school office.







Please review the entire Newsletter by clicking on the Principal's Newsletter Link above and searching for the date of the current newsletter.

VBS REGISTRATION
July 10-14, 2017 Register at the link below:


PRINCIPAL'S NOTE:  We are coming to the end of another year.  I want to thank each familiy for the many kind words and gestures given to me and the teachers throughout the year.  Our students are fantastic, and that stems from the role models they have at home-the parents.  I want to wish all of you a relaxing and enjoyable summer.  Be safe in your travels and I will see you in August.  God Bless!

LUNCH CHARGES:  ALL LUNCH CHARGES MUST BE PAID BEFORE THE END OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.  AS MANDATED BY THE DIOCESE OF COVINGTON, THE CAFETERIA BANK ACCOUNT MUST BE BALANCED WITH NO OUTSTANDING FUNDS.  PLEASE CONTACT MRS. STEELMAN WITH ANY QUESTIONS.  REPORT CARDS WILL BE HELD FOR ANY OUTSTANDING LUNCHES.

8TH GRADE GRADUATION:  The eighth grade students will celebrate their graduation from grade school with a special Mass and awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7:00 pm in the Church.  Everyone is welcome to attend!  Let's remember these young people in our prayers as they continue their studies and life-journey in high school.  God bless all of you!  The graduates are as follows:
Matthew Braun        Amber Fillhardt    Haley Govan
Marie Kiefer            Carmen Kramer    Quentin Meyer
Rhiannon Stubbs    Brooke Young

PARENT GROUPS EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS ARE SEARCHING FOR INDIVIDUALS TO SERVE: As the school year comes to an end, our parent groups (BOTCE, PTC and Boosters) will be soliciting nominations for positions on their executive boards.  Feel free to contact me with any questions you might have concerning these positions.  Please consider serving the school and students in this position of leadership. Contacts for the groups are as follows:

Boosters - Jamie Schultz, President - Jamie.schultz@yahoo.com

PTC - Shara Kluesner, President - sharafreeman@hotmail.com

BOTCE - Kimberly Brewer, Principal - kbrewer@stphilipky.org

ELECTRONIC PUBLICATION:  Please check your email for a link to the electronic version of this document. Ultimately, this document will be published in that format only, except for school forms that need to be returned. You will find the link to the electronic publication under the "Principal's Newsletter" link above.    

2017-2018 DATES:  Mark your calendar with these important dates for next school year 2017-2018:

August 16                  Back to School - opening day

September 4              Labor Day - No School

October 9-13              Fall Break - No School

November 1               All Saints' Day - No School

November 23-24        Thanksgiving Break- No School

December 8               Immaculate Conception-No School

Dec. 23 - Jan 2          Christmas/New Year Break

January 15                 MLK Day - No School

February 19                Presidents' Day - No School

March 29 - April 6       Holy Week/Spring Break

May 25                        Last Day (tentative)

SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS:  Have you ever considered working with children?  Would you consider this if you knew that you would be paid for the day?  I am talking 1-2 days at a time, in most cases, and the day is already planned.  St. Philip School is in need of substitute teachers to build our call list.  You must be VIRTUS trained and in compliance with the diocesan safe environment regulations.  If you are interested, please call me at 441-3423 ext. 4 or email me at kbrewer@stphilipky.org for more information.

VIRTUS-SAFE ENVIRONMENT:     To volunteer at St. Philip Parish in any way that involves children, any adult must be in compliance with VIRTUS.  You must attend a VIRTUS training session, read and sign a Policies and Procedures statement, and complete a background check application.  This process (class attendance and background check) will take a month or more to complete.  Register at www.covdio.org, at the Child and Youth Protection site or find another class to attend.  Classes are available around the diocese throughout the year.  Click on the dates and times of training.  Follow the directions at that point.  After attending the 3-hour training, you will be assigned monthly bulletins.  Bulletins are placed on the accounts on the first Sunday of the month, after 6:00 PM.  To stay in compliance, process each bulletin within 30 days.  If you do not complete your bulletin in 30 days, you will be suspended and will need to wait for the quarterly suspension release.  

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: St. Philip School is always in need of volunteers.  Remember, you must be VIRTUS trained and in compliance with all Diocesan Safe Environment guidelines.  We need your help in these areas: library, school office, cafeteria helper (contact Mrs. Steelman), teacher’s aides: help out with weekly skills assessment, computer class, and gym class.  Mrs. Steelman needs volunteers immediately in the cafeteria. Call or email me for information (441-3423 ext. 4 or kbrewer@stphilipky.org).

SCHOOL SUPPORT: Many easy ways to support the school would be to collect Box-tops, Labels for Education, Sunny D labels, Tyson Food product labels, County Market receipts, and recycle aluminum cans.  All of these items will benefit St. Philip School.  Send your labels/tabs/receipts into the office and we will turn them into money.  Bonus Box-tops are on many products and offered by stores like Meijers as part of Back-to-School. Look for information at your local grocery store.  ALL BOX-TOPS HAVE AN EXPIRATION DATE, including Bonus Box-Tops.  Please trim your Box-tops and labels.  We must pay postage to mail these items into the company. Grocery receipts, paper and aluminum will be processed in bulk and cashed in at the specific facility throughout the school year.  















Upcoming Events

5/23  8th Grade                Graduation

5/25  Last Day of                School                        dismissal at                11:30

6/8   Dining for                Dollars at                    Chipotle to                benefit NFEF

6/17 St. Philip Parish         Festival

7/10-14  VBS at St.            Philip Parish            Center 9-12 ages         4 and up need            volunteers

8/7    All school mass         at Cathedral,            10:00 am

8/16  Back to School         for 2017-2018