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After Care: St. Jerome School offers an Extended Day Program from Monday through Friday from 2:30-5:00. This program gives students the opportunity to do their homework, have structured activities and develop new friendships. There is a $25.00 registration fee and a fee for every day your child attends this program. This is an excellent program particularly for families who are working and need supervision of their children and/or for children whom need extra academic help. All fees are due by Friday. Parents who are late will be charged a $1.00 per minute that they our late. Failure to pay will result in a suspension from the program until all fess are paid.  Additional information is given during the first week of school. 

Before Care: St. Jerome School offers an Early Morning Program from Monday through Friday from 7:00-7:50. This program helps parents who start work early. There is a $25.00 registration fee and a fee for each day your child attends the program. Follows the same due dates as the After Care Program. For additional information will be given out during the first week of school. 

Newspaper: St. Jerome School has a school newspaper. The 8th Grade runs the paper, but all students are able to contribute to the paper. There are four issues that come out. One every quarter. For additional information please contact Ms. Hermanowski. 

Sports Program: St. Jerome School offers an excellent variety of athletic teams. These teams include: Volleyball, Basketball, Bowling and Soccer. These teams are open to any student at St. Jerome School. Age requirements are established by league rules. 

The athletic program at St. Jerome School serves to enhance the educational opportunity for all students. Academic achievement is the studentís goal. In this framework, students must maintain a C average in all major subjects. This rule is non-negotiable. 

Athletic involvement gives the student the opportunity:

  1. To learn the skills of a given sport.
  2. To learn teamwork.
  3. To learn that in any sport there is winning and losing and having sports like conduct.
  4. To learn the value of time and scheduling so that one area of growth is not achieved at he expense of another.

 

Thereís no disputing that athletics and extracurricular activities are secondary to a good education. Volunteer coaches and event sponsors are always welcome. They can contact the school office or the St. Jerome Sports Committee.

Student Council: St. Jerome Student Council is an elected student representative. The purpose of this organization is to promote Christian living and good citizenship, to develop student leadership, to arouse school spirit, demonstrate practical application of democracy and advance the welfare of the school. 

Yearbook: St. Jerome School has a yearbook. Ms. Hurley and Ms. Benardi are the moderators. Students can contribute by taking pictures, selling yearbooks and distribution of books. For further information please see one of the moderators. 

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