St. Peter

Feast Day: June 29 

       Peter, the first pope, was a fisherman from Galilee. Jesus invited Peter to follow him, saying: "I will make you a fisher of men." Peter was a simple, hard-working man. He was generous, honest and loved Jesus very much.

       This great apostle's name was Simon, but Jesus changed it to Peter, which means "rock." "You are Peter," Jesus said, "and on this rock I will build my Church." 

Our Mission

 

We, the faith community of St. Peter Central Catholic, provide a caring atmosphere for students in Preschool through Grade Eight. Within our Catholic, diverse community, we strive to welcome, educate and acknowledge each individual.  We nurture the intellectual curiosity and spirit of all.  We are committed to treat all that we encounter with respect, love and mercy.  We are called to be Disciples of Christ's love.

A message from Mrs. Kursonis

Congratulations SPCC

We are pleased and honored to announce that St. Peter CENTRAL Catholic has been re-accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges for another ten years. 


Thank you to the faculty, staff, parents and students who helped to make this endeavor so successful. The team of seven “outsiders” had wonderful things to say about our school, especially our children. (I always say, we have the best).  They acknowledged all of our strengths and commended us on certain things that they thought were exceptionally well done. There were no surprises in our weaknesses as we had identified them all ourselves in our eighteen month 

self-study. 


I plan to talk a little more about the findings at our Know Your School Night on September 14th.  

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St. Peter Central is PROUD to announce…

Baystate Parent Best of 2017

Best Preschool Winner: St. Peter Central Catholic!   

STREAM comes to St. Peter Central!

Thank You WPI

We are excited to announce that St. Peter’s has been chosen as one of three schools to partner with WPI to initiate a STEM program. A team of eight staff spent a few days attending workshops at WPI in order to more fully understand our undertaking. 

We have chosen to call our program STREAM. (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and Math.) The team presented to the entire faculty on our Professional Development days prior to our opening day of school. All teachers are on board and excited about lighting the fire of learning in each student. More information about this endeavor will follow. The team will be able to present more information about STREAM at our Know Your School night on September 14th.  

Hurricane Relief Drive
A message from Mrs. Kursonis:

Most of us have watched as countless lives were forever changed in Texas and Florida by the devastation of hurricane Harvey and Irma. We have prayed each day for their safety and well being. Together we work to teach our child about our social responsibility to one another. We strive to model what Jesus has asked us to do.


In doing so, St. Peter’s will have “Donation Day” on Monday, September 18th. If your child/family brings in a monetary donation, they can dress down on Monday.


All money received will be sent through Catholic Charities Relief to those families in Dioceses and Catholic schools desperately trying to recover.


Thank you for reaching out.

God Bless

Be a part of our SPCC family.


If you want to know more about our school community,  please call 508.791.6496 and ask for Mrs. Soucy.  She will be able to give you the information you need to become a part of our SPCC family.



Come and grow in our 

Christ-Centered community.

The 2017-2018 calendar 
may be downloaded below.


The calendar has been updated as of 8/25/17.

Nature's Classroom information 
for students in Grade 6

Attention Grade 6 Parents: All Nature’s Classroom forms and balance ($255.00) are due in the office on or before Friday, September 8th. Our students will be attending Nature’s Classroom on Tuesday, September 19 - Friday, September 22.  They will be going to the Groton, MA campus.  If you need additional forms please notify the office.  Remember, ALL FORMS MUST BE SIGNED


CORI REQUEST FORMS

CORI Request Forms are going home today.  Anyone who volunteers at our school MUST complete a CORI form (every year). All CORI Forms must be in the office by Friday, September 22.  Please be sure you attach a copy of your Photo ID with our CORI form.

Click here to download a copy of the CORI form or visit our document page by clicking here.

FACTS information for the 2017 - 2018 school year

ADMISSION
2017 - 2018 FACTS
Important!!  

See our 2017 - 2018 Enroll With FACTS Page for more information on using FACTS for enrollment.  Click on the blue link above to be directed right to the

Enroll with FACTS page for the 2017-2018 school year.


This is for grades K-8 only. Please do not complete Step #1 UNTIL you have received an acceptance letter for 

your child. 


Please visit our  2017 - 2018 Enroll With FACTS Page.

Go to Step 1 Click here → 2017 - 2018 Enroll with FACTS

St. Peter Central Catholic Elementary School uses an 

online enrollment/re-enrollment system. Enrolling online:


  1. Saves time

  2. Eliminates the paper process

  3. Stores the information in one place

  4. Helps to streamline enrollment

Second Grade 
Resurrection Gardens

 Ms. Giuliani's and Mrs. Nordahl's Second graders created their own Resurrection Gardens.  A resurrection garden is a garden created in a container complete with Jesus' tomb.  The children placed planting soil, pebbles for a path, moss, grass seed, a small clay pot for the tomb and a larger stone to cover the tomb's entrance.  The children have to take turns daily in spraying their table's garden.  As the grass grows and life comes to the garden, it reminds the children of the Resurrection of Jesus. 

Enjoy the slideshow below. 



St. Peter's Prayer Parents

Please consider being an SPCC Prayer Parent! 


There is no in-person time commitment.  The commitment is to pray the Rosary once a week on Wednesdays, on your time, for the intentions of the SPCC students, staff and their families. 


Why the Rosary?  The Rosary is a beautiful meditation, since it relies on several key scriptural sequences (called mysteries), which celebrate Christ's life, death, resurrection, and much more.


It can be prayed all at once.  Or, it can be prayed spaced out throughout the day!  (Pray the first decade in the shower, the 2nd decade on the drive to work, the 3rd decade in the car in the pick-up line at school, etc.)


We will begin praying Wednesday, October 5, 2016.

SPCC Prayer Parents will receive a copy of the Rosary prayers.


Please join us and have a blessed school year!


For further information, email Bridget Klofft at bridgetbakes@yahoo.com.


For a copy of the flyer (for sign-up information), 

please click here.

Service Hours
For those families not familiar with the Program, St. Peter Central Catholic School participates in an optional program to reduce tuition costs each year.  Parents choosing to participate in this program must fill out a Service Agreement sign-up form and work the hours each year in order to qualify for the reduction.

There are different ways a family may receive credit for work hours. Some of the Service opportunities are: Bingo, Christmas Fair, Book Fair, Spree Day, Fright Night, Auction, etc. 

All service hours are monitored and tallied after each event.  Credit is given twice a year.  The Catholic School Department will be notified.


For more information on Service Hours, please click here.

It is our hope that parents will serve on committees and volunteer in our school regardless of service hours.  
Our community thrives on parental support.
Thank you for all that you do.

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Thank you for your support this school year.


Box Tops for Education fundraiser

End of the year message:

Thank you to Mrs. McLaughlin for chairing our Box Top for Education Drive.  We appreciate all your hard work. Remember to continue to clip those box tops!!



This year our school will be participating in the Box Tops for Education program.  Our parent Box Tops for Education in Kim McLaughlin. This year, our school's earning goal is $1,000.00.  
Help our school with this easy and FREE fundraiser.  Ask your family and friends to help us earn money to by saving their Box Tops for Education.  


Call all Box Tops!  Box Tops submission is quickly approaching. Please send in your Box Tops as soon as possible.  They do expire!  Please remember to clip just the Box Top and check expiration dates.
Visit our Box Tops for Education to find out how to earn more money for our school, while saving money for yourself.

Hot Dog Day is here!

Our first Hot Dog day is 

Wednesday, September 27th!  

Volunteers are needed. 

Thank you in advance for your help.

Back By Popular Demand…Pasta Day! 

Thank you to our Pasta Day 

cooks and volunteers!! 

Everything was delicious!!! 


Check back for our next Pasta Day.


Pizza Day

Pizza Day ($1.00 per slice) will be on Fridays. Information about pizza went home today.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Open Enrollment 


We still have openings in Preschool through Grade 7.  If you are interested, please call 508.791.6496
for more information. 
Please pass this information on to others. 
Come be a part of our SPCC family.
Thank you to everyone who attended our Open House on 
Sunday, January 29, 2017.  If you missed the Open House, please call and ask more information.
Come and grow with us.  
The Bus Routes for the 2017-2018 year have been published by the Worcester Public Schools.  If you have not done so already, please apply for a bus stop using the information below.  Please note: the Transportation Department will not create bus stops if an application is not on record for this school year.  As Worcester Public School updates the bus stop lists, we will update them on our website.  You can download a copy of the bus stop lists by going to our Bus Schedule page (click on the title in blue). 
The Bus Stops have been updated by Worcester Public Schools as of 9/12/17.  We have updated our list to match theirs.

St. Peter Central Catholic

Updated Bus Information
for 2017 - 2018

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE 


BUS INFORMATION: The Worcester Public School Transportation Department has issued an application for buses for the 2017 - 2018 school year.  Every child living in Worcester who will be riding the bus to or from school must complete the application.  The Worcester Public Schools will create bus stop according to the applications they receive.  

Please note the Transportation Department will not create bus stops in the fall if an application is not on record. This application is per child not per family. 


Please complete the online application.  The website address for this application is: TransApp.worcesterschools.org (DO NOT USE www.)  


If you click on the red words above (TransApp.worcesterschools.org) or on the picture of the bus, you will be directed right to the site. School name is: St. Peter Central Catholic School.  When signing in, please use:


User Name: spc01610

Password: F89B25615DE6

For a copy of this information, click here.
After signing in, please use the drop down to enter information for 2017 - 2018.
If a Completeted  Application is Received By:    Transportation Will Begin By:

July 31, 2017                                                            First Day of School

August 28, 2017                                                       September 11, 2017


September 11, 2016                                                 September 25, 2017


End of Day Monday, from Sept. 25 - June, 2018   The Next Monday  


SCHOOL UNIFORM 
FROM JB EDWARD UNIFORMS 

The price list is available through JB Edwards.

 Orders may be made either by calling

JB Edward at 508.792.2071(outside MA 800.801.9236)

or online at www.jbedwarduniforms.com.

 

For online ordering purposes,

St. Peter's school code is 116.


GYM UNIFORM ORDER FORM

2016 - 2017


DOWNLOAD FORM HERE


Gym uniforms for the 2016 - 2017 school year are now available to order.

  Please download the order form, fill it in and send it in with your child.   


A NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT (50% of TOTAL COST) IS DUE 

AT THE TIME OF THE ORDER. 


*Your gym uniform order will be delivered to your child's classroom 

when the balance is paid in full.

Thank you

2015-2016 Annual Report
2015-2016 Annual Report
To download a copy of the 2015-2016 Annual Report from the Worcester Catholic School Office, 
please click above on the picture of the report.