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The Principal's Pen

Principal's Pen March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020
By Kellee Murrell

Save these Dates!​

3/16-20: SPRING BREAK
3/23-27: Parent-Teacher Conferences
3/30-4/3: ERB Testing
4/8- Easter Chapel
4/9- Kite Day
4/10-4/13- Good Friday/Easter Break-NO SCHOOL
4/14- PSA Meeting (Elections)

 

Kiss and Ride Schedule March-May

March 9-13 - Kindergarten
March 16-20 - Spring Break 
March 23-27 - Kindergarten
March 30-April 3 - PK4/PK2
April 6-9- PK4/PK2
April 14-17- PK3
April 20-24- 5th/6th
April 27-May 1- 3rd/4th
May 4-8- 1st/2nd
May 11-15-K/PK2
May 18th-22- PK4/PK3

 

Oratorical Contest Winners

Congratulations to our 1st Place Winners!

PK2- Grant Holden
PK3- Langston James
PK4- Brielle Smith
Kinder- Alicia Hernandez
1st- Naomi Lax
2nd- Kirk Willis
3rd- Hunter Adams
4th- Ryan Cook
5th- Surrayah Davis
6th- Jayden-Jhames Young

If you missed it, you can check it out here.

 

PK2 Orators
 
PK3 Orators

 

PK4 Orators

 

Kinder Orators

 

1st Grade Orators

 

2nd Grade Orators

 

3rd Grade Orators

 

4th Grade Orators

 

5th Grade Orators

 

6th Grade Orators

         

ERB Testing Week “Sock it” to the test Week

Thursday, March 26th: Titan Free Dress Day
Friday, March 27th: March “ERB” Madness  Jersey, Jeans, and Sneaker Day
Wear a jersey (any kind), jeans, and sneakers OR the school uniform 
Monday, March 30th:  “Dress for Success”
Tuesday, March 31st:  School Uniform with festive socks and sneakers
Wednesday, April 1st:  School Uniform with festive socks and sneakers
Thursday, April 2nd:  School Uniform with festive socks and sneakers
Friday. April 3rd:  School Uniform with festive socks and sneakers
(You may still wear your college shirt over your uniform on Friday.)


 

Job Openings

St.Philip's has openings in the positions below. If you know any that would be a great fit have them submit their resume to Regina Walton, HR Manager, at rwalton@stphilips.com

Chief Financial Officer
Facilities – Maintenance Worker (Day Shift)
Facilities – Custodial Worker (Day & Night Shifts Available)
Summer Camp & Afterschool Enrichment Instructors

Review Our School

Word of mouth from happy students and parents is the best way to spread the good news about St. Philip’s School & Community Center! Reviews on various websites help promote our school. Please share your experience here.

Athletic Announcements

Looking for Volunteer Coaches for the following Programs:
Soccer: March 
Baseball: April/May

Please contact Coach Fletcher or Mrs. Morrison if you would like to volunteer.

Company Volunteer Opportunities

Parents… Happy Spring Break!  In an effort to increase and double your giving to St. Philip’s, please inquire whether your employer or company has a matching gift program for donations and/or volunteer hours.  Doubling your giving will boost St. Philip’s fundraising efforts during this particular uncertain economic season in our country.

 

Amazing things are 

happening here!

Check out our "Kinder-Gardeners" !!!

Our students have so many learning opportunities outside the classrooms. Checkout our Kinder students plant their pinto bean plants they started growing in their classrooms!

After School Enrichment (ASE)

On any given day you will notice the ASE board colorfully displayed for parents to easily locate their child(ren). From left to right it quickly answers what you want to know Who and Where? 

 

Did You Know?

Being a part of the St.Philip's Family doesn't stop when you leave. Many opportunities are made available to Alumni of St.Philip's School and Community Center. Below is an awesome Scholarship opportunity for the Women of St.Philip's School and Community Center. This comes at such a great time as we are celebrating Women's History Month! Click the link below to learn more about it and share. 

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

 

Coronavirus COVID-19

TRAVEL

Out of an abundance of caution, we ask St. Philip’s School and Community Center families, faculty, and staff traveling internationally over spring break to email Principal Murrell at kmurrell@stphilips.com.  In your email please send the following information:

Which specific cities and countries are you traveling to?
Date leaving the US
Date returning to US
Who in your family (self or others) will be traveling internationally this Spring Break?
Any specific information about this trip you wish to share


Parent Liaison, Mrs.Maryland
amaryland@stphilips.com,  214-421-5221 ext. 186
As your Parent Liaison, I'm here to help with any questions you may have.

 

For more Monthly News updates click here.

 

February 28, 2020 Principal's Pen

February 28, 2020
By Kellee Murrell

Save these Dates!​

3/2- Student Career Fair
3/3-4: 2nd Grade Houston Trip

3/6- Pastries w/ Principal
3/12-Oratorical Contest, 9 am
3/16-20: SPRING BREAK
3/23-27: Parent-Teacher Conferences
3/30-4/3: ERB Testing

 

Kiss and Ride Schedule March-May

March 2-6 - 1st grade
March 9-13 - Kindergarten
March 16-20 - Spring Break 
March 23-27 - Kindergarten
March 30-April 3 - PK4/PK2
April 6-9- PK4/PK2
April 14-17- PK3
April 20-24- 4th/6th
April 27-May 1- 3rd/5th
May 4-8- 1st/2nd
May 11-15-K/PK2
May 18th-22- PK4/PK3

 

The St. Philip's Difference

Click the image below to hear from our parents on why they choose St.Philip's

 

 

News & Announcements

 

Oratorical Contest

Congratulations to our finalists!
The Oratorical Contest will be held Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.

PK2- Lincoln Morgan, Grant Holden, Kaleb Maryland
PK3- Langston James, Miller Mitchell, Charlotte Barton
PK4- Brielle Smith, Lincoln Smith, Lauryn Williamson
Kinder- Alicia Hernandez, Na'Ima Anderson-White, Madison Smith
1st- Samuel Wright, Naomi Lax, McKenna Wells
2nd- Kirk Willis, Nevaeh Thibodeaux, Aryelle Morgan
3rd- Shyla Sneed, Gabrielle French, Hunter Adams
4th- Jonathan Lax, Myles Branch, Ryan Cook
5th- Naomi Livings, Jillian Evans, Surryah Davis
6th- Jaden-Jhames Young, Tatum Seymore, Brooke Vaughn

 

Last Call for Early Bird Re-Enrollment

Re-enrollment ends at 11:59 pm on Saturday, February 29, 2020. Click HERE for re-enrollment info.
 
 

Girl Scout Troop 1620 Cookie Sale!!!!!!!!!

 They will begin taking orders Tuesday, January 21st- Sunday, March 1st.  

 

Job Openings

St.Philip's has openings in the positions below. If you know any that would be a great fit have them submit their resume to Regina Walton, HR Manager, at rwalton@stphilips.com

Chief Financial Officer
Facilities – Maintenance Worker (Day Shift)
Facilities – Custodial Worker (Day & Night Shifts Available)
Summer Camp Instructor

 

Review Our School

Word of mouth from happy students and parents is the best way to spread the good news about St. Philip’s School & Community Center! Reviews on various websites help promote our school. Please share your experience here.

 

Athletic Announcements

Looking for Volunteer Coaches for the following Programs:
Soccer: February/March 2020
Baseball: April/May

Please contact Coach Fletcher, efletcher@stphilips.com or Mrs. Morrison at tmorrison@stphilips.com if you would like to sign up to be a coach.

 

Amazing things are happening here!

PreK 2 and 3 African American Achievers Dress-Up Day

 

 

Click image to see a video of PK4 beating the clock while
reading their sight words under 40 seconds!

 

Paperless Week was a success...check out all the creative ways we learned during this week!

Beginning Letter Sound Match
 

 

Paperless Week Activities 
 

 

Alphabet Twister!
 

 

PK3- Pattern Making with M&M's
 
Sight Word Balloons

 

Word Bracelets 

 

PK2 Bee-Bots Robotics time in the I-Lab!

 

4th Grade Narrative Puppets of The French Explorer LaSalles's Adventure
 
             2nd Grade African American Cereal Box Projects
 
          2nd Grade African American Cereal Box Project
​​​​​​
 

 5th Grade Cultural Cross-Curricular Math Dilations
Famous African American Mathematicians

Benjamin Banneker
 
Benjamin Banneker
 
Katherine Johnson
 
Fern Y. Hunt

 

After School Enrichment (ASE)

On any given day you will notice the ASE board colorfully displayed for parents to easily locate their child(ren). From left to right it quickly answers what you want to know Who and Where? 

 

 Spanish Club is our latest addition to After School Enrichment

 

PK3 students completing Literacy Puzzles during Afterschool!

 

 

Congratulations to our 1st Grade Students on a job well done on their Heritage program!!

 

Free tickets for 1st-6th graders!

In appreciation for the dynamic support and participation in our recent 20th Anniversary Destiny Award Luncheon, St. Philip’s 1st – 6th grade students have been gifted FREE TICKETS to see Soul Rep Theatre Company’s current production of Shay Youngblood’s delightful children’s play, AMAZING GRACE, at the South Dallas Cultural Center, located at 3400 S. Fitzhugh Avenue, adjacent to Fair Park. This is thanks to the generosity of Soul Rep board member and a St. Philip’s Alumni Parent, RICHARD CONERLY! In addition, St. Philip’s faculty/staff AND parents of 1st – 6th grade students, will be granted $10 admission to the production, which at full price is $22! 


Remaining Showtimes: 
Friday, February 28 and Saturday,
February 29 at 7:30 PM,
Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 PM and continuing next weekend, through March 8th.

Tickets for parents and faculty/staff can be purchased at the door or online using the “Child” ticket rate. 1st – 6th grade students do not need tickets, they only need to show up!

Parent Liaison, Mrs.Maryland
amaryland@stphilips.com,  214-421-5221 ext. 186
As your Parent Liaison,  I'm here to help with any questions you may have.

 

For more Monthly News updates click here.

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