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Message from Archbishop Paul D. Etienne

Please read Archbishop Paul D. Etienne’s statement to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle. February 2020 Statement on Kennedy Catholic

Saint Martin’s University- Post Graduate Spring Information Sessions

Saint Martin’s University offers information sessions for those interested in Post-Graduate School Administrator Certificate. Spring Information Academy Flier 02032020 v2 Click here for more information on our partners in Educational Leadership   

Fulcrum Foundation Celebration of Light – Thank you!

Please see the message from Vivian Shannon, Executive Director of Fulcrum Foundation, dated January 25, 2020:   Please click on the links below to view these videos shown during the Celebration of Light on January 24, 2020 2020 Celebration of Light Band Teacher Frances McKamey, Making Music from the Heart

MAP Winter Testing 2019-20

WINTER Testing 1/20/2020 – 2/14/2019 SPRING Testing 5/11/2020 – 6/5/2020 The MAP winter testing is underway, if your school are participating in winter testing, please make sure to complete the test by 2/14/2020.

Catholic Schools Week 2020

It’s January 26-February 1, 2020 and we have SO much to celebrate.  Let’s flood social media with our message.  Below are some “plug & play” posts for you.  Cheers to Catholic Schools! CSW resources: Catholic Schools Week Poster Catholic Schools Week Flyer (2-sided)   Download all Catholic Schools Week images in a Zip archive Daily Facebook […]

Fulcrum Foundation Grant Update

Building Diversity and Inclusion Grant Program We are currently accepting applications for the Building Diversity and Inclusion Grant Program. A link to the online application and information on the program can be found. Applications must be submitted online by no later than February 12th, 2020, to considered for funding. About The Program The Fulcrum Foundation’s […]

January’s BRANDING workshop is one you do not want to miss!

If you want to grow your enrollment, you MUST attend January’s Marketing, Enrollment & Advancement workshop!  Your school brand is key in growing your school. About out guest speaker… Christy Sharafinski has been in the graphic design business with a specialty in marketing and copywrite for over 20 years.  She has worked with large corporate organizations […]

Fulcrum Building Diversity and Inclusion Grant Program

Coming soon – the application for the Fulcrum Building Diversity and Inclusion Grant Program! When is the application deadline and when will grant determinations be announced? The application window will open January 8, 2020. Applications must be submitted by February 12, 2020 to be considered for funding. All applicants will receive notice regarding the outcome […]

Fulcrum TAP Applications Deadline – January 8th

Reminder: The deadline for Fulcrum TAP applications for 2020-21 is January 8, 2020 This means that the application AND all supporting documentation, such as tax forms and W-2’s, must be submitted by end of day January 8th to be considered for Fulcrum funding. No exceptions will be made for late applications. Please encourage families to […]

Let’s Continue the Conversation About Diversity, Equity and Inclusion!

Please join us in continuing the conversations we started at our August in-service with Alison Park and our colleagues across the archdiocese.  The Fulcrum Foundation’s Diversity Committee will be hosting another opportunity for learning and sharing best practices for bringing diversity, equity, and inclusion into our schools and classrooms. This session is for faculty, staff, […]

E-Walk Scholarship Application Re-Opens!

There is still funding available to support the cost of the E-Walk online teacher observation tool. Please apply by November 30th!

Accreditation Visiting Team Registration

Being part of an accreditation visiting team is an enriching professional development opportunity that provides clock hour certificates to each team member. Through the process of objectively examining a school, members look at their own schools in a new way. Teachers and Administrators are welcome to register to join an Accreditation Team. If you would […]

Please welcome our newest administrative assistant, Kristine Moore!

Please welcome our newest administrative assistant, Kristine Moore!  The Office for Catholic Schools is happy to welcome and introduce Kristine Moore to the Catholic Schools community! Kristine is serving as our new Administrative Assistant supporting the areas of mission, Catholic identity, personnel, school governance, and school operations.   Kristine brings over twenty years of administrative experience […]

National Catholic Educational Association’s Elizabeth Ann Seton Award Winners

We are proud to announce that Fulcrum Chair of the Board, Tony Audino, and his wife and Board Member Michelle were bestowed the National Catholic Educational Association’s Elizabeth Ann Seton Award at the NCEA’s Seton Awards Gala and Philanthropy Symposium in Maryland on October 7th. This award is named after Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton in […]

CEL Elementary & HS Program Registration

Registration for the elementary and HS CEL programs closes on October 31st. Complete the Title IIA form linked here and submit to your district ASAP to register. For Elementary Registration, click here For High School Registration, click here Click here for more information on the UW CEL Program.

Mental Health Resources

In the United States last year, nearly 1 in 5 people suffer from mental illness – mental illness are taken seriously here at the Catholic Schools. If you ever need assistance or information, below are links for mental health resources: Mental Health Guide Mental Health Resource List

The Math Games registration is officially open!

THE MATH GAMES – October 26th, 2019 Saturday, 1-4 pm, @ Seattle Prep McHugh gymnasium Gather your teams and sign them up – you won’t want to miss this amazingly fun, math-filled adventure!  The theme’s a surprise, but if past years give hints, we’ve had bugs and guts and eyeballs galore!  Rubies and feathers, hints […]

Accreditation Visiting Team Registration

Being part of an accreditation visiting team is an enriching professional development opportunity. Through the process of objectively examining a school, members look at their own schools in a new way. Teachers and Administrators are welcome to register to join an Accreditation Team. If you would like to be on a visiting accreditation team for […]

MMR VACCINE EXEMPTION LAW CHANGE 2019

In May 2019 the Washington State Legislature passed a bill that removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children only from the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine required for school and child care entry. You may have received information from the Washington State Department of Health, and informed your community. If you have […]

Fulcrum Foundation Grant Programs

Timelines have been scheduled for the Fulcrum Foundation Grants. For more information about each Grant, please click on the heading   School Partnership Grant Program (SPG) 9/12/2019 Application window open (via Foundant) 10/29/2019 Application deadline 1/7/2020 Determination letters mailed 2019-2020 Fulcrum Tuition Assistance Grant Program (TAP) 10/1/2019 Enrollment verification begins (via FACTS) 1/8/2020 Application deadline […]

MAP Fall Testing 2019-20

Greetings, MAP Testing window FALL Testing 9/23/2019 – 10/18/2019 WINTER Testing 1/20/2020 – 2/14/2019 SPRING Testing 5/11/2020 – 6/5/2020   Your fall roster file is due on Friday 9/6/2019. The process to roster your students is very much the same as previous year.  Please download the latest templates to begin your MAP roster.  Your school […]

School Office Mailing – August 2019

• Monthly School Tasks    • OCS Facebook • My Catholic School Website School Office Monthly Mailing Archives – click here. Dear School Office Colleagues, Welcome back! As you are returning to your school buildings we hope you had a wonderful summer and a great start as we gear up for the new school year. […]

School Directory

Directory Listing of Elementary School School/Address Prinicpals/Email/Website Phone/FAX Pastor/Parish/Phone All Saints School 504 2nd St SW Puyallup, WA 98371-5801 Mrs. Amy Orm amyorm@allsaintspuyallup.org www.allsaintspuyallup.org (253) 845-5025 FAX: (253) 435-9841 Fife: (253) 922-5363 Rev. Michael Radermacher All Saints Church 253-845-7521 Assumption School 2116 Cornwall Ave Bellingham, WA 98225-3650 Mr. Dan Anderson danderson@school.assumption.org www.school.assumption.org (360) 733-6133 FAX: […]

St. Martin’s University – Fall Career and Internships Fairs

Registration is open for the Fall 2019 Career and Internship Fairs at Saint Martin’s University [stmartin.edu]! These fairs are small, industry-specific events, and we encourage all students to attend. They are great opportunities to recruit students for open jobs and internships. We have changed the location of these events to be held in the buildings […]

Office of Marriage and Family Life

The Office of Marriage and Family Life serves as a wonderful resource for our Catholic schools! The Office of Marriage and Family Life proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ’s presence in the life of the family by assisting parishes, schools and faith communities in forming and supporting families in living their vocation to marriage […]