Mass Time Change
· All School Masses will begin at 8:00 am.
· Students need to be to school to check into classes by 7:45 am on Mass days, they may arrive at 7:30 am.
Room Parents for 2018-2019
We are seeking Room Parents to serve for the 2018-2019 school year. The Room Parent, in conjunction with the class teacher, is responsible for coordinating various classroom events, class projects and SRS events. The Room Parent serves as a primary point of contact for the Parent Club and school administration is communicating with the class parents. The Room Parent herself or himself doesn’t do all the work, but coordinates the involvement and participation of the other class parents. It’s a fun job and a great way to earn parent hours. Please check out the Room Parent page for more information.
Extended Day Program
Our Extended Day Program at St. Robert is a before and after school program designed to meet the needs of our busy families. Our goal is to provide a safe, healthy, and positive atmosphere and compliment your child’s needs before and/or after the school day in a faith filled environment. Program permission slips for movies, games, and homework participation will be available the first week of school. Families who are not registered full time in the program may purchase our irregular usage punch card. The punch cards are $90 for 5-days and $160 for 10-days and must be prepaid. All other program usage is billed at the emergency drop-in rate at $13 per hour. Questions or concerns about the program should be sent to Mr. Anthony Jackson, Director of Extension, at email@example.com.
Golf Tournament, September 15th at 8am Shotgun Start-Haggin Oaks
· Play as a foursome and purchase tickets from our website: Golf Tournament Information
· Interested in sponsorship: contact Event Director, Brian McFadden at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free Back-to-School Health and Wellness Fair
· If your son or daughter needs a sports physical these are being offered at no charge. Click this link for information.
· Look for sports announcements on your class page from Mrs. Luttrell, Athletic Director
· Get your physical and all forms completed prior to the beginning of school. These are located on the Forms page.
Health Enews from Catholic Mutual/Diocese of Sacramento
· What parents need to know about increasing suicide rates in children and teens. Click this link for information.
Fall Festival-Saturday (Parish Dinner), Sunday (School Festival)
· Check out the Fall Festival Page for more information. Save the dates-October 6th and 7th
Why did St. Robert's start a farm?St. Robert's community and leadership has experienced a growing sense of call to more intentionally care for the environment, which Pope Francis refers to as "our common home." Catholic Social Teaching has been imploring all people of good will to come together to better steward the sacred gift of creation. A school farm would provide a context for our students, faculty, and broader community to learn about sustainable ways of living, make tangible our connection with the earth, and nurture greater ecological responsibility.How the farm came to be?Gina Anderson (our volunteer Farm Director), had previously served in the Christian Service Dept of Jesuit High School, where she organized an ecological theology and justice summit on campus. The speakers helped crystallize a sense of call to become more active in direct care of creation; a perfect match for St. Robert's aspirations!What has been done so far?Gina has provided some of the initial supplies and funding, and has coordinated an application for a grant from Raley's, which in turn provided $12,500 for a few large-ticket items. As of the first week of January 2018 the plumbing has been installed for drip irrigation.What's currently happening on the farm?The farm land is currently covered by a significant layer of weeds. The community is invited to continue donating large pieces of cardboard, which will suppress the weed growth, and ultimately break down into compost. In the front half of the farm, soil will be deposited on top of the cardboard, which will be devoted to the spring garden.How will the students get involved?
There are so many ways to get involved on the farm! First, we are looking forward to starting a composting program on campus. Therefore, as students scrape their food into the compost bin during lunch, they do not just learn about the importance of diverting food waste from landfills, but actively participate in nurturing the next crop at the school’s farm.Then students will be encouraged to learn as they help tend the fields through all stages of the crop cycle; from preparing the field, sifting the cafeteria compost, and sowing seeds, to pulling weeds and harvesting. As vegetables are picked for harvest, students are invited to reflect on the unique health benefits of each particular crop, along with the importance of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables more generally.
Want to learn more about the farm?
Please contact Gina Anderson, Volunteer Farm Director at email@example.com.