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St. Christopher School Collects Money to Support Special Education Schools in the Archdiocese

Our school collected $1,381 dollars through fundraising to support
the special education schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Student Council Members- Michael Campellone,Brittany Kahhan, Michael
Galdo, and Taylor Green represented our school at an event held at Archbishop Carroll High School on April 25, 2013.

Message from the Principal

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We have a wonderful school, with classes from Pre-K (for 3 year olds
and 4 year olds) through to Eighth Grade. Our school is fully accredited
by the Middle States Association. Childcare is available both before and after regular school hours. Please call or email Mrs. Tremper at 215-673-5787 for information. We will be very pleased to talk to you.
Mrs. Mary Tremper

School News

SCHOOL WILL OPEN ON TIME AS SCHEDULED

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 - TEACHER ORGANIZATION DAY

STUDENTS REPORT TO PROCTOR ROAD SCHOOL YARD BY 8:00 AM ON DESIGNATED DAYS (WED. AND THURS.)

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 - OPENING DAY FOR GR 6-8; PRE-K BY APPT.
* NOON DISMISSAL
* BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT FOR PREK, K, GR 1 AND GR 6-8 . . . 7 PM IN TRAINER HALL

THURSDAY, SEPT 4 - OPENING FOR GRADES 2-5; PRE-K BY APPT.
* NOON DISMISSAL
* BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT FOR GRADES 2-5 AT 7 PM IN TRAINER HALL

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 - STUDENTS IN K-8 REPORT TO HOMEROOMS BY 8:00 AM

* OPENING LITURGY AT 9:15 AM
* NOON DISMISSAL

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 - ALL STUDENTS REPORT - FULL DAY
* CARES - BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL - BEGINS

 

St. Chris Teachers Leading By Example
http://northeasttimes.com/2013/oct/16/st-christopher-school-donates-baby-supplies-ch2/#.Ul7cxIDD_Dc
On Wednesday, October 9th, our teachers and staff donated an abundance of baby supplies to benefit the Blessed Margeret of Castello Home. Follow the link above to read the story in the Northeast Times.
 

DONATE NOW!
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=YEJP52N45HK3E
Our school community HAS kicked off its Annual Fund Campaign. We invite you to participate.
Every tax-deductible dollar you give allows
St. Christopher School to support day-to-day
programs and
initiatives – technology, vocational and
academic education, building and grounds,
faculty salaries and benefits, and community
service.
 



 



 

Playground Represents More Than a Space for Recess
http://philadelphianeighborhoods.com/behind-the-news/somerton-playground-represents-more-than-a-space-for-recess/
Our school was recently highlighted in a local online
newspaper regarding the investment in the playground
to support the expansion of our early childhood education programs.
 

Bridge Foundation Check Presentation
Check Presentation Picture
St. Christopher School was the recipient of scholarships through the Bridge Educational Foundation during a ceremony at Little Flower High School.
The foundation serves as the bridge between corporations
and families trying to afford the best educational opportunities for their children. Many of our
families benefit from this program every year.
 

St. Christopher School takes a stand against bullying
http://teacherweb.com/PA/StChristopherSchool/SchoolHomePage/DSCN0118.jpg
The peer helpers produced a presentation for our
school community on bullying and cyber-bullying.
The presentation focused on respecting others
and taking a stand against bullying.
 

Phillie Phanatic Visits St. Christopher School
http://teacherweb.com/PA/StChristopherSchool/SchoolHomePage/DSCN0198-2.jpg
The Philadelphia Phillies Phanatic visited St.
Christopher School RECENTLY to honor Mrs. McGovern’s third grade class for reading over 2,000 books. The Be a Phanatic about Reading Program is for children in Kindergarten
through eighth grade. The program presented by Comcast was created to encourage children to improve their literacy skills by reading for a minimum of 15 minutes a day. The third grade
class of Mrs. McGovern is a top performing classroom in the region.
 

Great Philly Schools Website
http://greatphillyschools.org/show/st-christopher-school
Check out our excellent rating on the Great Philly Schools Website. Great Philly Schools is presented through the collaboration of several nonprofit partners, including the Philadelphia School Partnership, the Urban Affairs Coalition, and many more. It is free to use. It was created so caring adults and students have the information they need to make informed decisions about where to enroll in school.
 



 

Choose My Future
http://www.choosemyfuture.org/?utm_source=School%2BWebsite
Visit this website to get up-to-date information about the 17 Catholic High Schools in the Philadelphia Archdiocese.
 

Ground Breaking on New Playground
http://www.flickr.com/photos/82018238@N02/7943861874/
We are excited about our new playground area.
This play area will enhance our early childhood
education and after school programs.
 

Young Heroes Club Honored at the National Liberty Museum
http://www.flickr.com/photos/82018238@N02/7514341610/in/photostream
St. Christopher School was recently honored at
the National Liberty Museum for their Young Heroes
Club. The Young heroes club was formed to promote
a civilian outreach program which fosters brotherhood,
good citizenship and genuine caring for fellow students.
 

First in Math!

St. Christopher School is ranked 18th
in the diocese, 34th in the state and 74th in the Nation
for First in Math!
 

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
St. Christopher School Facebook Page
Like us on Facebook to get updates and information
about St. Christopher School. You can also share
our good news with your facebook friends!!
 

Support for Voucher Legislation
Click here for the current voucher status
Please contact your legislators and demand that
they revisit vouchers and enact them into law!
 

NEW MISSION STATEMENT & LOGO!
St. Christopher School Mission Statement
Click on the link to see our new St. Christopher School
mission statement and new school logo!
 

Police Commissioner Ramsey visits St. Chris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qd7igLGlrwg

Philadelphia Police Commisioner Ramsey vists St. Chris
2nd graders. Watch the video on youtube (thanks to Kathy
Garvin)

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

REGISTER NOW FOR THE 2014-2015 SCHOOL YEAR

*Registrations are now being accepted for Pre-K - Grade 8
*Space is limited for some grades so please call now to register
*Registration forms can be found under "FORMS and DOWNLOADS"

OUR 1ST ANNUAL DRAGON DASH 5K RUN/WALK

Dragon Dash

The 1st Annual Dragon Dash proved to be a huge success! Watch for info coming some on the 2nd Annual . . .


ST. CHRISTOPHER SCHOOL 13305 Proctor Road Philadelphia, PA 19116 Phone: 215-673-5787
Last Modified: Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014