Congratulations to all the students who received the Sacrament of First Communion on Saturday. Thank you to Sr. Marian Rose, Mrs. Ortenzo, Ms. Mandala and Mrs. Schusteritsch for the work preparing the students for Sacrament. We wish all the moms a Happy Mother’s Day! God bless you!
Please join use for the Family Mass on Saturday, May 20th at 5:30 PM honoring Ms. Hammen and Mrs. Galarsa. There will be a reception in the parish hall immediately following the Mass.
Please join us on Sunday, June 18th at 10:00 AM when Archbishop Cordileone will celebrate Mass at St. Peter.
All registration payments for 2017-2018 are now past due. The remaining balance was due April 14th. If you paid the deposit your space was only guaranteed up through April 14th. Please come to the office and make your final payment.
ROOT BELIEF: MAY
I will live by the example of Jesus and the Sisters of Mercy by caring and praying for those in need. I will care for the environment and all of God’s creation.
STUDENT LEARNING EXPECTATIONS
A St. Peter Student will develop awareness and appreciation of Catholic principles and practices.
If your child received Lifetouch pictures please keep the picture sheets you want and send the payment to the school. All other sheets must be returned to the teacher where Lifetouch will pick them up.
ARCHDIOCESE ELEMENTARY FAMILY GRANT
The application process for applying for the Archdiocese Family Grant for 2017-2018 is now accepting applications for next school year (August, 2017-May, 2018). Please go on to mytads.com and select 2017-2018 and be sure you have your 2016 income tax information or 2016 income information (calworks, social security, food stamps, etc.)
In our efforts to get all students to school on time, we will continue to give rewards for the children that are not late to school. If your child has no tardies during the month of May, he/she can have a free dress on June 6th.
NEW APPLICATIONS FOR 2017-2018
The application for the 2017-2018 school year is available for new students. Please encourage friends, family, and co-workers to stop by the school for a tour and to pick up an application. Student Shadow Days: Students in Grades 1-7 can spend a day at St. Peter’s to meet teachers and students. Any day of the week is available, Monday-Friday. Call the office at (415) 647-8662 to arrange a shadow date. If you have a new Kindergartener or know someone who is interested, please call the office to register for the next Morning in Kindergarten on May 15th at 10:00 AM.
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK
Layla Diaz K Julian Bautista 6A
Serena Vanden Berghe 2nd Sammy Acuna 8A
Luis Saavedra 3rd Allyson Garcia 8B
Rene Rodezno 5th
IN THE CLASSROOM
In K – Our caterpillars arrived!! In Kindergarten we are learning about the life cycle of a butterfly while noting its development as it metamorphoses from a caterpillar to a butterfly.
In 2nd – Second grade will be working on fractions, adverbs and prepositional phrases, and summarizing stories.
In 3rd – Third grade thoroughly enjoyed St. Peter's Spirit Week. The creativity shown through the students was great. This week we will begin preparation for 4th grade with reviewing important concepts and skills in math, reading, and language. STAR testing will also begin soon.
In 5th In math, we are practicing multiplying decimals. In history, we are learning about the Constitutional Convention and how it has affected our government today.
IN THE MIDDLE SCHOOL
ELA 6B:Students are wrapping up the novels they are reading with their literature circles, and have really begun to work well together, taking on various literary reading roles. As groups finish their novels, they will begin to work on various culminating projects and present their novels to the rest of their classmates. 7A ELA: We are approaching the climax of our second novel, Walk Two Moons and students are held in suspense by all the mysterious questions that abound. Students are also practicing their research skills by planning their own hypothetical cross-country road trip, similar to the protagonist of the novel.
Science – 6: Students have now left Earth and are exploring the connections between our planet and the Sun and Moon. 7: Students are presenting their information on their human organ system project and testing their peers' knowledge. 8: Students have completed their final egg drop project with great success and are now in the analytical portion of their project.
8th Grade Language Arts: Students have finished Romeo & Juliet. They have discovered how far one will go to be together in this tragic love story. They will now begin their introduction to their last novel of the school year, Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck. 6th Grade Language Arts: Students have begun their reading on The Giver. They will soon understand what it means to live in a community of "sameness', the advantages and disadvantages.
May 11th Student Council Elections
May 17th May Crowning 9:30 AM
May 20th Family Mass 5:30 PM
Reception Following Mass
May 22nd Minimum Day