Footsteps Newsletter
vol 5                                                                                                          Issue  28
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Meet Miss Kristyn Ewing!  She is joining our faculty as Mrs. Lori's Assistant Teacher in PK5.  Miss Kristyn comes to us with a background in Early Childhood Education.  She has 5 years experience as a lead teacher for preschool and has a passion for watching young children learn and grow. Fun fact:Miss Kristyn has a young daughter (Lila) who is also joining our school!  If you see her out and about, feel free to introduce yourself! 

Please welcome Carson to Ms. Ashley's & Ms. Danielle's room!
Please welcome Lila to Ms. Mary's & Ms. Amy's room!
Please welcome Mason to Mrs. L's & Mrs. A's room!

Picture day forms are in your yellow folders this week!

3/24 & 3/25 See your form for your child's assigned picture day.  Send no money now.  Picture proofs will be sent home with ordering instructions after both picture days are over.
Conference sign up sheets can be found outside of each classroom.  Conferences will be held 3/26 & 3/27

Spring Break care will be offered 4/13-4/17.  Please find registration forms outside of the office, classrooms and upstairs ext day room.  Forms are due on 4/3/20

Bunny and Almond orders due this Friday 3/6/20
Checks made out to St. Catherine's
Summer Care Enrollment is now open.  Enrollment fee for private pay students is $50 which will be used as a prepayment toward summer tuition.  Unfortunately there are no ODE Grant funds that are available for the summer months.  If you utilize JFS/PFC and would like to enroll your child, please stop by the office to talk to us about the enrollment fee when dropping off paperwork.  Forms can be found outside of classrooms, upstairs extended day & also the office bench. Forms are due May 1st.


1. Summer Care welcomes current students ONLY.  Beginning this year, older & younger sibling will not be permitted to attend.  Current students attending Kindergarten in the fall ARE permitted to attend.  Students who have NOT attended our school in the 2019-2020 school year will not be able to register.  Sorry for the inconvenience this may place on some families.
2. Payment for June will be due on 6/5, payment for July will be due 7/3, payment for August will be 7/31.  If you wish to set up weekly/biweekly/monthly auto payments, please contact the office.
3. Be careful in selecting a schedule, all students will be charged the private pay rate for all days registered for but that are not attended.
4. Snack is provided over the summer but there is NO HOT LUNCH. Every student staying all day must PACK A LUNCH PLEASE.
Spring Sports Sign-Up
It is time for Spring Sport signups!! The following sports are offered in the Spring:
Coed Soccer Pre-K and K
Coed T-Ball Pre-K and K
Signs up will begin February 7 th for all sports above.
Soccer sign up will end March 9 th with games starting March 29 th.
T-Ball sign ups will end April 3 rd with games starting in May.
All sign ups are done via Final Forms.
Pre-K and K soccer will have at least one practice per week with games on Saturday mornings at Christ the King.
T-Ball and Lob Ball will have at least one practice a week with games on Saturdays. T-Ball and Lob Ball games will start as soccer is winding down.
We are in need of a T-Ball Coordinator in anyone is interested. Please contact our Athletic Director at

All PK classes will attend Mass on the listed days.  Please join us!!  Note the change in the next scheduled Mass. 
March 3/13 & 3/24
April 4/7 & 4/24

School Cancellations and Delays & Notifications

  1. Look for "Washington Local" delays or closings on the news or via news station alerts.  
  2. Sign up for Remind to have alerts sent to you via text or email about delays/closings,  event reminders like picture day, field trips, special activities etc.                                              
  3.. Check FB for updates
*Remind will also be used to notify you if there is an emergency or concern that you need to be made aware of immediately.

We are blessed to be a part of the development of your child!  Please contact us if you have any concerns, questions or comments.


Chris Kummer
St. Catherine of Siena Early Childhood Education Center

"Prepare your child for the path not the path for your child."  ~ Unknown

 St. Catherine of Siena 
Early Childhood Education Center 
 1155 Corbin Rd
Toledo, Ohio 43612