School Office Mailing – September 2019

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Dear School Office Colleagues,

Thank you for opening your doors to Christ! We begin the 19 – 20 school year together! Currently, there are some changes in OCS personnel so I wanted to share some updates:

Additionally, we welcome Kristin Dixon’s Leadership Team:

Quick School Office Links:

CHANCERY HIGHLIGHTS:  A message from our NEW Archbishop! Please read and share Archbishop Paul D. Etienne’s letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle dated Tuesday, September 3, 2019! English and Spanish – Check out the news release!  We welcome Archbishop Etienne! Pronounced (AY-chin)

SEPTEMBER KEY EVENT: Please help your school leader have a chance for time away with colleagues by coming to the annual and required CIC Principal Leadership Retreat, September 18 -20, 2019 at  Seabeck Conference Center, Seabeck. It’s important and necessary to honor the Spiritual leaders of the school! For additional information and registration, please click here.

September Monthly Tasks – Checklist:

  • Register for Sept. 18 – 20 Required Annual CIC Leadership Retreat – Register and attend
  • Past due: Complete the All-School Directory  
  • Check new hires for background check and Safe Environment Compliance (
  • Practice fire, earthquake and lockdown drills (schedule for yearly practices)
  • Prepare for Fall School Data Collection (School Data Collection Tool – NCEA)
  • Register for Enrollment and Marketing Workshops – Registration Link
  • Sept. 12 – Fulcrum School Partnership Grants Application Opens
  • Sept. 23 – Oct. 18: NWEA MAP Fall Testing Window  click here for MAP information 
  • Check back with your local school district (LEA) for final approval of Title Plans

If questions about the September Checklist (Monthly tasks), please contact us! Sandy Barton Smith at or Kelly Surapaneni at