March 22, 2024



Happy Friday! It’s hard to believe that we’ve come to the end of another busy school week, and the last full week before the Easter holiday recess. We celebrate Palm Sunday this weekend, which sparks the most holy of holies week for Christians around the world.


As Christians, let us try and reflect on the fact that there is no Easter Sunday without a Good Friday. If you are having a difficult time this year, struggling and/or suffering from one of the many challenges life throws at us along our journey I pray that you rest in the loving arms of our Lord and Savior, Jesus, who is with you all along the way. I am reminded of the words of Pope St. John Paull II when he said, "Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song."


“O death, where is thy victory? O death, where is thy sting? The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (I Corinthians 15:55-57)


In closing, I encourage you to be present with our Lord in the many opportunities Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church will have during holy week and the Easter Triduum. See the schedule below for details.


Happy Holy Week & Happy Easter! Albeit a little early but rest assured Easter will come! Blessings be upon you and your families for a safe, healthy, and happy Easter, as well as Easter break! 


God Bless & Go Sailors!

Mr. Barker

THIS SUNDAY: Family Glow Skate

March 24, 4:30 - 6:30 PM


We hope to see your family at our Family Glow Skate coming up next week, hosted by PTO. $6 at the door per skater. Rentals are included or bring your own from home. Skaters must be accompanied by an adult.

Hope to see you there!


Save the Date: Trivia Night

April 20, Doors open at 6:30 in the gym

Join us for a baseball themed fundraiser for our 8th Graders. We are excited to bring back a fun night of trivia. Cost is $25 a person or $175 a table(8 people per table). Pizza will be provided and you're welcome to bring your own snacks, desserts, and beverages.

Download and print the sign up form below.

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Read-a-thon Winners:

It's been a great start to our read-a-thon with so many students getting minutes in for their time reading. Congratulations to our two winners for Week 2 (March 11 - 17):

  • Kinder - 4th Grade: Olivia Bahr
  • 5th - 8th Grade: Alana Kuiper-Peck

Reading Month UPDATE

As a school, 66 students have read 27,706 minutes. Mrs. Neer's 6th grade class has the most minutes read in the Middle School and Mrs. Ancona's 1st Grade class has the most minutes read in the lower school so far! Keep reading and don't forget to update your read-a-thon accounts.

Lunch Orders for April due March 27!

Please see the link at the bottom of this email.

Congrats to our Forensics Team

Congratulations to the whole Forensics team that had a fantastic showing in their competition at St. Paul School. Even though we were the smallest school there, we came away with multiple first, second, third and fourth place ribbons.

The team of Abby Burke, Maria DiMuzio, Harper Dallaire, Beulah Kettel, and Siobhan Verb received third place for their Multiple Interpretation. Valentino Falcon got first place in Prose. Olivia Delisle was first place in Declamation. And finally, Jade Crisman, Nmesoma Nwoke, and Annabelle Schorer tied for first place in Drama, sweeping the category for Star.

Thank you to all the teachers who mentored and supported our entire team of 27 students.

Important Dates

Family Glow Skate

March 24, 4:30 - 6:30 PM

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Late Start

March 25, Monday

Doors open at 8:45 AM for drop-off. Kid's Club WILL be available for registered Kid's Club students only. Arrival can begin by 7:45 AM.

Holy Thursday

March 28, Thursday

7:00 PM - Mass of the Lord's Supper

*Procession follows with the Blessed Sacrament to The Pointe. Private prayer until 10:00 PM

Good Friday

March 29, Friday

1:00 PM - Stations of the Cross

1:30 PM - Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

*followed by the Divine Mercy Novena. Private veneration of the Cross and prayer until 6:00 PM.

Holy Saturday

March 30, Saturday

12:00 PM - Blessing of the Easter Food

8:30 PM - The Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday

March 31, Sunday

Easter Sunday Mass - 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:30 AM

Easter Break

March 28 - April 5

Classes resume on Monday, Aprl 8.

Shopping Fundraiser Event

April 11, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Come shopping with us at Village Palm. A portion of the proceeds from the day will go to benefit our school.

Trivia Night

April 20, 6:30 PM

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April Calendar

Download the calendar for April below.

*Still pending some changes.


Hot Lunch: April

Download the Hot Lunch form for April below. Orders must be received by March 27.


School Year Calendar

Events Calendar

Dress Code


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