This Week at St. Bernard's


December 19, 2014


Weekly Updates--Merry Christmas! School resumes on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Christmas Program DVD--Complete this form and turn it into the office to order your copy of this year's Christmas program.

January Lunch Menu--See what's cookin' in December! Orders are due by noon on Fridays.

Jr. Jags Basketball League--Students in grades 3-8, join the Kimball High Jaguars in a 5-week season starting January 10, 2015.



St. Bernard's Catholic Preschool


Enrollment Information

St. Bernard's Catholic Preschool is now enrolling students for the 2014-2015 School Year! Starting in August, we will be offering preschool classes as well as before- and after-school care. Our Pricing Guide explains the fees for each program. If you would like to enroll children in either program, please complete a Registration form and submit it to the St. Bernard's Catholic School office.


Registration Packets

Once you've submitted a registration form with payment and have heard back from the school, please print and complete the following forms to continue the registration process:

Registration Checklist

Identification & Emergency Information

Health History--Parent's Report

Health History--Physician's Report

Emergency Medical Treatment Consent

Notification of Parents' Rights

Personal Rights






St. Bernard's Annual Science & Engineering Fair

The annual St. Bernard's Science and Engineering Fair kickoff will take place the week of Monday, January 5, 2014. As always, grades 1-3 will complete a project as a class. Grades 4-8 will complete projects TBD by the homeroom teacher and Ms. Bella Githere (Ms. G).


Important Dates (Mark your calendars!):

Projects Due:  The Week of February 2, 2015

School Judging: February 10th - 12th

Family Science, Engineering, & Arts Night: Wednesday, May 6th @ 6 PM

County Science Fair: February 27th - March 5th


For more information, please see Ms. Githere


From the Bishop


The Catholic schools in our diocese adopted Circle of Grace, a new Safe Environment program. Read Bishop Blaire's letter to learn more about how this program can help our children learng to maintain appropriate physical, emotional, spiritual, and sexual boundaries.

Private Education in America


St. Bernard's Catholic School is one of over 30,000 private schools  in America.  the Council for American Private Education (CAPE), a coalition of national organizations and state affiliates service private elementary and secondary schools, put together the following videos that describe the benefits of private education for our children, our families, and our nation.









WCEA Accreditation


Parent Survey

In preparation for our WCEA accreditation review in 2016, we are gathering feedback from everyone involved with our school. Please take a minute and complete our online parent survey before December 19.


WCEA Accreditation

St. Bernard's Catholic School is accredited by the Western Catholic Educational Association (WCEA).  WCEA accredits Catholic elementary and secondary schools in nine western states (26 (arch) dioceses) and the US Territory of Guam.  WCEA co-accredits and is in partnership with three Regional agencies (WASC, NAAS, NCA CASI) and two private agencies (CAIS and HAIS).   WCEA began in 1957 in San Francisco and has a long and successful history of assisting school improvement through the accreditation process.

Go to the WCEA website to learn more:








Looking Ahead

Week at a Glance

Friday, December 19
Noon Release

End of Qtr. #2

Dec. 20 - Jan. 4
Christmas Vacation - School Office is closed

Monday, January 5
1:45 pm Release

2:15 pm All Staff Meeting

Tuesday, January 6
3:15 pm Student Council Mtg.

Wedneday, January 7
New Student Applications Available

7 pm SAC Meeting

Friday, January 9
8:45 am 6-8th Gr. Learning Mas

Monthly Calendar