Sunday, October 4, 2015

Week of October 5, 2015 Announcements

Cornerstone Student Information System
The Cornerstone Student Information System will be opened for parents beginning Monday October 5th. Parents may come from 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM to see Alan and receive their login and password for the system. There is a link on the school web page of under academics for the Cornerstone SIS. Parents may also request login information and passwords through Mr. Woods' e-mail at have been some changes to the system this year - there will not be weekly conduct and effort grades reflected on the system. Those grades will be determined before report card distribution.The grade distribution has also been changed this year and will show on the Cornerstone SIS for your child. These changes are being made now as the report card will completely change beginning in September 2016. The Superintendent's office feels that changes need to be made to the report card to reflect the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) that have been in place for the past couple of years.

IRIS Alert System
Some parents are still not receiving the IRIS alerts. Please let Alba know that you are not receiving the alerts. The system was updated and it seems not all the data transferred over.

Parents of Students in grades 4-8 - New York State Test Results in Mathematics and ELA.
Mr. Woods has had the results of the New York State test results since the end of August. We were suppose to receive a parent score letter from the scoring center for each child. We have not received the letters as of yet and we have been working on the issue. All teachers also have the results of each child's scores. As soon as the parent letters arrive you will be notified.
Students who were administered the NYSESLAT test last spring - the scores went home the first week of school with your child.

Achieve 3000 and IXL

As a reminder to parents Achieve 3000 and IXL are computer based programs to assist your child in improving their scores on Common Core based testing. All students have their login and password information.

Smart Tuition - Due October 15th
As a reminder tuition is due the 15th of each month. If there are any problems with your account please contact Alan in the school office.

Sacramental Program - Baptism, Reconciliation, First Holy Communion, Confirmation
The sacramental program for Baptism, Reconciliation, First Holy Communion and Confirmation began Sunday October 4th.
Students are required to attend the 1:00 PM Mass as a group. Parents who have not registered may register any Sunday from 9:00 AM -12:00 noon.

Monday October 5, 2015
CCSS - Common Core State Standards Module 1 week 4

Tuesday October 6, 2016
Fire Prevention Week Assemblies
Fireman Bill and Ivan will be here to address students regarding Fire Safety.
Parents are welcome to attend:
8:30-9:15 - Grades 5-8
9:15-10:00 - Grades K-4
10:00-10:30- all PreK classes.
Weekly Quiz - Math & Social Studies

Wednesday October 7, 2015
Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary

Anti-bullying curriculum will be covered today.
Weekly quiz day for Religion and Science

Thursday October 8, 2015
Weekly quiz day Reading & ELA

Friday October 9, 2015
Reminder - candy bars are available in the school office.

Sunday - October 11, 2015
Mass at 1:00 PM for students in sacramental program.
School office will be closed today.

Monday - October 12, 2015
Columbus Day - School Closed