Que Pasa May 17, 2017

Dear Parents,

Archbishop Cordileone will visit St. Peter’s School on Friday, June 2nd. He will celebrate Mass and then visit with the students and faculty.

Please continue to check that your child is in the correct uniform each day. As we come to the end of the school year please also remind your child that appropriate behavior is expected of every student at all times and in all places.

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.



May:  Serve

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. I will share my time, talents, and gifts to make the world a better place.



A St. Peter’s student will comprehend and communicate effectively through reading, writing, speaking, and listening.



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.



It is time to order your yearbook! This year our yearbook is full of pictures of the many events and celebrations we have during the year. Having a yearbook is a wonderful way to remember your teachers, classmates, and special friends. The cost is $25. The forms will be enclosed with the Que Pasa.



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.



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 for information.



The Kindergarten end of year celebration will be held on June 7th at 9:30 AM. This is the last day of school for Kindergarten and their dismissal will be at 11:00 AM.



We will be taking applications here at St. Peter’s for the BVCC Summer Camp. The Director will be picking up applications on a daily basis. If you need assistance with paying for the camp please call the number provided for you on the flyer. The camp includes breakfast, snack and lunch at no extra cost.



Victoria Huerta 3rd                   Maricela Armenta 6A

Dylan Mattias 5th                      Oscar Castaneda 6B



In 2nd – Second grade students will continue working with fractions, comparing and contrasting, multiple meaning words and talking about the Sign of Peace that we share at Mass.


In 3rd – Third has started many new and exciting lessons!

We have begun reading "Addie's One Wish to The Brightest Star" by Gloria St. Joy. We are excited to say that the author will visit our class later this month! In Science, we are starting our owl pellet investigation to learn more about them and the environment they live in. Finally in religion, we have started the pray the rosary. Our class prays a decade a day and have begun the luminous mysteries. We encourage families to pray the rosary with their child at home, they have really enjoyed this prayer time in our classroom. We also invite all families to our St. Peter's Family Mass this Saturday May 20th at 5:30 PM.


In 5th In Math this week, we are working on the division of decimals.  In Reading, we are analyzing the play, The Baker's Neighbor, and reminding each other about what it means to be a "good neighbor."   



Science 6: Students are now moon specialists and we look to test our knowledge of how the Earth, Sun, and moon interact. 7: Students are now done with their studies on human organ systems and look forward to seeing how

organisms function within populations, communities, and ecosystems. 8: Students continue to study waves and how the human body is specialized to makes sense and gives meaning to these mechanical and electromagnetic aspects of our world.


Social Studies:  6th Grade is beginning to learn about the four different types of government that were used throughout Ancient Greece and they will begin to understand the influences that Ancient Greece had on the United States government. 7th Grade is wrapping up their studies on the Early American Civilizations.  They have explored the achievements and downfalls to the Maya, Inca, and Aztec. 8th Grade Social Studies is fighting the Civil War! They have traveled the path of causes that led to the war and now they are researching the advantages and disadvantages that the Union and Confederacy had at the start so that they can predict the outcome.



May 17th          May Crowning 8:30 AM

                        Student Council Installation 9:30 AM

                         Progress Reports Go Home

May 20th          Family Mass 5:30 PM

                         Reception Following Mass

May 22nd          Minimum Day