Kindergarten Orientation

Our annual kindergarten orientation and tour for parents whose children will attend kindergarten at
St. Jerome School is planned for Thursday, May 21st at 6:30 p.m. If your child is registered for kindergarten here next year, please plan to attend. If you know of any Catholic families that reside in Panorama Hills, who would like their children to attend St. Jerome School in the fall, please encourage them to give the school a call at 403-500-2115.

2015 – 16 Transportation

If your child is eligible for and requires transportation, the preferred method to register is through our online system. Please complete the registration by Friday, May 22, 2015. http://bit.ly/1ELf2KM

Students New to CCSD in 2015-16
Please note that students new to the district in 2015-16 (for example pre-registered Kindergarten students) cannot register online for Transportation and must register using the paper forms provided at schools. The online registration method is only available to students currently registered and attending one of our Calgary schools.
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Long Weekend

A reminder that there is no school on Friday, May 15th as teachers and staff participate in Professional Development. Monday, May 18th is Victoria Day and schools will be closed for the holiday. Have a fun, happy and safe May long weekend!

National Denim Day 2015

Tuesday, May 12th is National Denim Day, where we encourage our students and staff to wear denim/jeans in support of “Cure Foundation” (breast cancer research). We will collect loose change, a loonie or toonie for participation in the day. Donations of more than $20 (cheques made payable to The Cure Foundation) will receive a tax receipt.
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May Activities

Friday, May 8th is a busy day at St. Jerome. Our Volunteer Appreciation Brunch will be held in the morning as well as our Kindergarten Mother’s Day Tea will be held for both our morning and afternoon classes.
Please join us for our Marian Celebration which will begin at 1:00 pm.
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Fun Lunch

Our next Fun Lunch will be held on Thursday, May 14th. Please visit the Healthy Hunger website www.HealthyHunger.ca to order.

Comic Book Day!

Free Comic Book Day on Monday, May 4, where we encourage our students and staff to come dressed as their favorite comic book character and bring a loonie or toonie donation for charity.
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Lockdown Drill

The next lockdown drill will be Wednesday, April 29, 2015.
District regulations specify that in addition to our regular fire drills, we must conduct “lockdown” practices in a school year. A lockdown is employed when an unwanted intruder is in the building. Staff is instructed to lock their door and direct the children to a location in the room that is not visible from the door. We are careful not to scare the children. We will prepare the students before the practice and have class discussions after our lockdown drill. Please discuss the lockdown with your children before and after the event (especially younger children) to help alleviate their possible fears.