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Protecting God's Children
Parents who are interested in volunteering, and who need to acquire all the appropriate clearances, there will be another Protecting God's Children workshop at Father Schneider Hall on January 23, 2019 at 5 pm.
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Parents are asked to choose any of the following methods for the most up-to-date information: *Option 1 will directly notify you by text, email and/or voice message
1) Log on as a Parent to the OptionC.com website (this site is ONLY for checking your child’s grades). Our school code = 3008
If you misplaced your Parent login and password, please call Mrs. Stull for your login 610-845-7364
a) Click the “Office” tab and choose contact information b) Update and Save your information c) Click on the Communication tab and choose Manage Alerts.
Here, you will choose how you wish to be notified about school closings, delays, general announcements etc. Pick your preference from Text, Email or voice. You can choose one or all three if you wish.
2) Go to WFMZ, Channel 69 or on the web at www.wfmz.com To hear school closing and delay information
3) Go to our Saint Francis Academy Twitter page - https://twitter.com/sfabally
4) Go to our school website - www.sfabally.org where there will be an alert banner at the top of the page.
If you reside in another school district, you must be aware of St. Francis Academy’s closing or delay schedule. For example, do not send your child to school if your district is operating on a one-hour delay and St. Francis has a two-hour delay. The school will not be open for any children arriving earlier than what has been announced as the school's official starting time.
Special Pre-K Note: If there is a two hour delay, the Pre-K will still meet for anyone who chooses to attend.
A Message from the Principal
A Message from the Principal: Student Attendance
St. Francis Academy and all the schools in the Diocese of Allentown have been asked to align their attendance procedures to comply with Act 138, a PA State Code regarding student attendance and truancy. In simple terms, the Act requires schools to:
- Notify parents when students have accumulated 3 unexcused absences.
- Convene a Student Attendance Improvement Conference when a student has accumulated 6 unexcused absences or 10 total absences. (This will entail notifying the student’s home district.)
- Initiate plans to promote regular attendance, and/or to alert the home district to pursue truancy charges against parents—or students older than thirteen years of age.
In order to establish a set of protocols to support compliance with the intent of Act 138, St. Francis Academy is asking that parents provide written notes for all absences. Teachers will be asked to send excuse notes to the office, where a comprehensive attendance record will be maintained to ensure that all absences are excused and therefore ‘legal.’
We are asking for your support and assistance while we make some minor adjustments to our day-to-day procedures. The intent of Act 138 is to ensure that all students are provided access to a quality education, and that parents are held accountable for their children’s regular and responsible attendance in school.
If there are extenuating circumstances, such as medical conditions, that have the potential to disrupt your child’s attendance pattern, please confer with Mrs. Stull about making provisions to provide appropriate and acceptable excuse notes. We thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Protecting God's Children
I want to alert potential volunteers about an opportunity to complete training for Protecting God's Children. The workshop will be held on January 23, 2019 at Father Schneider Hall. The program starts at 5:00 pm. Parents are still required to obtain, FBI, PA Criminal Record Check, and Child Abuse Clearances. For a complete list of requirements, please follow the link:
Teaching God's Children Since 1743
Dedicated to helping children realize their tremendous potential, Saint Francis Academy provides high-quality Catholic education in a nurturing, supportive environment. Academic instruction, sacramental preparation, and spiritual formation combine to give students in pre-kindergarten to grade eight a well-rounded foundation for a life of learning and growing in God's love.
FACTS Tuition & Financial Aid
All parents must "create an account" for Financial Aid and Tuition payments for school year 2018-19. After you create an account, BE SURE TO CONTINUE to the right for financial aid and tuition payment schedules. Please call the school office for any questions. 610-845-7364