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From the Principal's Desk (04/29/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week, I was in Pensacola at another Catholic elementary school. I was asked to chair an accreditation team,to visit the school and complete a report. Last year, if you remember, a team visited our school to complete a similar visit. These visits take place every ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (04/08/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Pastor's Corner by Fr. Bob Hoffman   Holy Week is the week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. It commemorates the events of Jesus beginning with his last entry into Jerusalem. It includes the Last Supper, his death, and the Resurrection.    Christmas is a very important celebration for us. But Easter ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (04/08/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   Yesterday, I attended a workshop with some other principals and administrators from our diocese. While discussing the roles we play in our Catholic schools and how best we can create a positive faith filled environment for all students, staff, and families, someone said "by being disciples ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (4/1/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   With each passing week of the fourth quarter, I have been marveling at the speed at which the school days seem to be passing by. The Spring days are mixed with a steady flow of both sunshine and rain and the kids seem to be growing ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (3/25/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week we had a Lenten Church Mission at Epiphany Catholic Church. Dr. Bryan Thatcher, MD, founder of Eucharistic Apostles of the Divine Mercy, was the speaker. He spoke about Divine Mercy and St. Faustina. His stories were about his own faith journey and the journey ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (3/11/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Pastor's Corner with Fr. Bob Hoffman   After the Bible, The Imitation of Christ is the most widely translated and circulated book in the history of Christianity. Imitating Christ in all that we do is a noble idea. However, we are invited to do more than imitate Jesus Christ. We are invited ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (3/11/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   There is something to be said about the satisfaction one experiences when completing any given task or project! This week we completed the Terranova makeup testing and successfully sent the tests out for scoring. Additionally, we completed the third marking quarter.   Yesterday, we enjoyed the ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (3/4/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week we attended Mass on Ash Wednesday. In the Catholic Church, Ash Wednesday signifies the start of Lent. Lent is a time to reflect on our relationship with God and repent for our sins. We are encouraged to pray, fast and almsgiving, finding ways in ... Read More »

Pastor's Corner (2/25/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Pastor's Corner by Fr. Bob Hoffman   Practicing the Faith as a Family   One of the stories that my parents still tell from my childhood was about a parent at a school bus stop who was telling their child to behave better. But, in the process of giving this ... Read More »

From the Principal's Desk (2/25/22)

Posted by Mrs Rita Klenk

Dear Parents,   This week we began our Terranova testing with our students. Every year, we spend two weeks administering the tests to enable us to see how much growth each child has had in comparison to other students of the same age and grade level who are taking ... Read More »