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.

Beloved Faculty Member, Friend, Teacher, SPCC Family member!

In Memory of

Sheila Marie 

Obituary for Sheila Gadoua

Lancaster-Sheila M. (Menegus) Gadoua, 57, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at Clinton Hospital after being stricken ill at home. She is survived by her beloved husband of 32 years, Paul A. Gadoua; and their three daughters, Janelle Kelly & husband Matthew of Leominster, Shanna Gadoua & companion Joseph Morgan, and Adrienne Gadoua, both of Lancaster. She leaves her sisters Mary “Ree” Alessandrini & her hisband J. Barry, and Beverly Rice and her husband David, all of Clinton, her mother-in-law, Frances Gadoua of Lancaster, sister-in-law Maria Innamorati of Leominster, several brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends, granddogs and animals. She is pre-deceased by her brother Paul Menegus.
Sheila was born in Clinton to the late Edmund & Marie (Grady) Menegus. She graduated from St. Peter Marian High School, Class of 1976, and obtained her degrees in Physical Education from Becker College and Westfield State College. Mrs. Gadoua was adored by her students while teaching at St. Mary’s Elementary School in Clinton through 2004, St. Peter-Marian Junior High, and as the current Physical Education instructor at St. Peter Central Catholic Elementary School in Worcester. She was a woman of great faith and member of St. Richard of Chichester Parish in Sterling. Sheila was a dedicated wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend who devoted her life to helping others in need. She loved to socialize and always had a kind word to offer. Sheila was a great athlete, who enjoyed years of playing softball and golf. She took pleasure in the peace and quiet of her garden and most cherished being in the company of her daughters. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated 10AM at St. Richard of Chichester Catholic Church, 4 Bridge St., Sterling. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Lancaster. Calling hours will be held in the funeral home on Friday, April 29, 2016 from 4-8PM. In lieu of flowers: Memorial contributions may be made to the Sheila Gadoua Memorial Scholarship Fund, St. Peter Central Catholic Elementary School, 865 Main St., Worcester, MA 01610.


This obituary is protected by copyright by Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home. Proudly Serving the Community of Clinton. Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home is located in the state of Massachusetts, United States.All rights reserved. This obituary is also archived at  Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home

The Scholastic Book Fair!

Thank you: Thanks to Ms. Giuliani, Mr. Stock, Mrs. Giourelis, and Mrs. Gemme and all the volunteers for their time and effort for another successful Book Fair. We appreciate all you do for our school.  Thank you to everyone who supported the Book Fair here at school and online.

"Legends In the Making"

“Legends In The Making” was a huge success. The children were outstanding! Heartwarming thanks to Mrs. Dowdle and Mrs. Mulford for their dedication to our Musical. Mrs. Shugrue for an outstanding backdrop, the teachers for their dedication, TALENT and “extra hours” and the parents for volunteering to sew costumes, operate lights, sound and snack bar. Our efforts paid off. The children’s talents were “showcased”. Many of us are still humming to our favorite Legend!

Mrs. Joinville was chosen as WSRS' and UniBank's 
December Teacher of the Month!
Our own Mrs. Megan Joinville was chosen as WSRS' and UniBank's Teacher of the Month. WSRS Morning Show's, Suzanne Lewis came to present Mrs. Joinville with prizes for this honor. Cameron MacDonald nominated her.  He was also presented with prizes for his nomination. Mrs. Joinville's family was present as well as the whole SPCC community.  Mrs. Joinville was completely surprised.  Congratulations Mrs. Joinville and Cameron!  We are proud of both of you.  Click here to read more.

Open House for Families Interested 

in Enrollment

Thank you to all who attended our Open House on Thursday, May.  If you know of any family who is interested in SPCC, please send their name and address to the office and we will send them an invitation.  

The Open House was held on Thursday, May19th  

from 5:30 - 7:30 pm.May19th 


Come and grow in our 

Christ-Centered community.

FACTS information for the 2016 - 2017 school year

2016 - 2017 FACTS

See our 2016 - 2017 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 2016-2017 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  2016 - 2017 Enroll With FACTS Page.

Go to Step 1 Click here → 2016 - 2017 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

Price Chopper's Tools For Schools
CODE: 14402

Help our school earn 5,000 bonus points for the 
Tools for Schools program.

Box Tops and Labels for Education Announcement

Please send in your Box Tops and Labels 

for Education Thank you for your continued support.

IT’S Back…Hot Dog Day!

Thank you to all of our Hot Dog Day volunteers.  

We appreciate it.  Thank you to Mrs. Clark who has been working on Hot Dog Day for many years  Your love and support to our school will always be remembered.

Check back here in September for our next Hot Dog Day.

Back By Popular Demand…Taco Tuesday! 

Check back here in September for our next Taco Day.


The Bus Routes for the 2015-2016 year have been published.  Please go to the Bus Schedule page on our website or 
Please check weekly for any updates to the School Bus Schedule.  All new routes have a star after them.

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.

2015 - 2016 FACTS

See our 2015 - 2016 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.

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

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

St. Peter Central Catholic

Updated Bus Information
for 2016 - 2017



BUS INFORMATION: The Worcester Public School Transportation Department has issued an application for buses for the 2016-2017 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: (DO NOT USE www.)  If you click on the words above 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 2015-2016.
If a Completeted  Application is Received By:    Transportation Will Begin By:

July 25, 2016                                                            First Day of School

August 29, 2016                                                       September 12, 2016

September 12, 2016                                                 September 26, 2016

End of Day Monday, from Sept. 21 - June, 2016   The Next Monday  

Grade 4 enjoys "Eating their cells."

Eating our Cells

Ms. Bello and Ms. D’Alessandro’s Fourth Grade students studied about the parts of a cell in Science.  As a special activity, the children created cells out of cookies and a variety of candies and frosting.  After they explained what cell part each candy represented, they were able to eat their “cells”.  It was a delicious lesson!


Click on the picture above to view a video of the students creating edible cells.

Please allow time for loading the video.   Enjoy.

Students recognized for outstanding effort in Spanish class.

¡Buen trabajo! Congratulations to our clase de español January 6th grade premio (prize) winners. ¡Excelente!
Grade 5
Paper Mache Cupcake Sculptures

These are some examples of the paper mache cupcakes the the students in Grade 5 made in art.  They were inspired to make them when they studied the American Sculptor Claes Oldenburg. They look good enough to eat!

    Catholic Schools' Annual Report  


       The Catholic School Department, of the Diocese of Worcester, has released its Annual Report for Catholic Schools for the 2014-2015 year.  The money that is donated to the Annual Catholic Schools Appeal aids in helping our schools in many ways.  

       Thank you to all who donated to this year's Catholic Schools Appeal in your parishes.  

       Catholic Schools are the whole Church's responsibility.  Let us all invest in a good thing.  Invest in our Catholic Schools.

        If you want to read and/or print a copy of the report, please click on the photo above to do so or click here.


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


For online ordering purposes,

St. Peter's school code is 116.


2015 - 2016


Gym uniforms for the 2015 - 2016 school year are now available to order.

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



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

when the balance is paid in full.

Thank you

Follow Us On: