Principal's Corner

Principal’s Corner


Please keep Marty Brogan and Ella Siears in your thoughts and prayers!  

Thank you to Erin Donahue, Kathy Shields, and School Advisory Board for organizing a successful Dance A Thon.

Thank you to Mrs. Harold and the instructors from The Dance Shop for leading the Dance A Thon. All students had a great time showing off their best dance moves.

Thank you to FSA for providing lunch to all of our students on Friday.

Thank you to Brigid Withers and Student Council for planning SCA’s observance of Veteran’s Day.

Thank you for supporting  Ellie and Scarlett on World Diabetes Day. SCA raised $471.00 for JDRF.

Congratulations to Nolan, Sarah, Addie and Patrick for being this week’s Charge On winners.

This Week’s Precept

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.


Report Cards and conference times will be going home today.


Dream Raffle 2018

We are in search of new chairs for the 2018 Dream Raffle. We are analyzing the current program and hoping to make some positive changes to help SCA families.  Past chairs are willing to help the new chairs get started. If you are interested, please contact Mrs. Edwards or Fr. Dennis.


First Reconciliation

11-18 - 17  First Reconciliation, Room 111 11:00am

12-2 -17  First Reconciliation, Room 112 11:00am


Wonder Movie Tickets

Here's a fun, new way to help our FSA raise money!!! Take your family and friends to the movies! Our FSA will receive funds back for every ticket purchased to see the movie "Wonder" during its opening weekend (Nov. 17-19)., choose "St. Catherine of Alexandria - Family School Association" as your cause, and continue on to purchase tickets through Fandango. Be sure to spread the word, as family & friends nationwide can support our school as well, simply by purchasing tickets through this link!  Enjoy the show!



                            Dates:   Thursday, November 16 - Monday, November 20

Hours:        Thursday8:30am – 2:30pm; After School 2:45 – 3:45

                     Friday8:30am – 2:30pm; After School 2:45 – 3:45

                                                        Sunday8am – 1pm

                                                       Monday8:30am – 11:30am

                               Location:                    School Library

Teachers will notify children of the date their classroom will be visiting the Book Fair.   Teachers Sign-up 2017.doc (1).pdf 

We accept cash, checks made out to “St. Catherine’s” and credit cards.

Use the Book Fair flyer to help your students pick out a book that might interest them. Remember that sales tax is added to the listed price!

Also, if your student doesn’t find the book they want or if you would like to get started on Christmas shopping, visit our Book Fair website from November 11 – 24th at

We look forward to having you participate in our Book Fair, and remember, all purchases benefit our school.  SCA earns 50% of all sales!!  We would love to meet our goal of $7,000 in sales.

**NEW THIS YEAR** Any student that buys a book or any parent that visits the book fair will receive one raffle ticket for a basket of books!


Holiday Wishes Vendor Fair

Friday, November 17, 2017

6:00pm-10:00pm – Gym/Kane Hall

“Your One Stop Christmas Shopping Experience”


Amazon Smile for Holiday Shopping

St Catherine participates in  the Amazon Smile Program.  Through Amazon Smile, you can earn money for our school simply by shopping  through Amazon!  There is no cost to you for participating and all benefits of Amazon, including Amazon Prime, still apply to your Amazon Smile purchases.  Each qualifying purchase earns .5% for St. Catherine.        If you are an Amazon shopper, please bookmark for all your future Amazon shopping.  


Upcoming Dates

November 13-17.          Food Drive  

November 17th               Vendor Fair

November 18th               First Reconciliation - Room 111 11:00 A.M.

November                       Book Fair

16, 17th, 19th, 20th

November 20th             Thanksgiving Prayer Service 1:00 P.M.

November 21st              No School - Parent Teacher Conferences

November 22nd 24th    No School - Happy Thanksgiving

November 28th             Tuition Exclusion Day

December 2nd              First Reconciliation - Room 112  11:00 A.M.

December 3rd               Breakfast with Santa

December 13th               Christmas Concert Grades K-4 1:00P.M. and  7:00 P.M.

December 21st               Early Dismissal 1:00 P.M.--no extended care