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Mrs. Corcoran

Jcorcoran@incarnationqv.org

 

Upcoming Events:

10/30 – Halloween costume celebration: Students can wear their costumes or dress down.

11/2 – Parade of Saints. Saint project is due and students should come to school dressed in the saint of their choice.

11/11 – NO SCHOOL -Veteran’s Day

 

* Our Walk-A-Thon is underway this month. Please track your steps everyday. Write down your steps in your log. Let’s try to get sponsors to support us too!*

**Please don’t forget to download School Badge. Fill out the app with your child’s temperature prior to entering school everyday*

Oct. 5th – FR. Gannon will be visiting our classrooms to bless the animals. Students may bring in a picture of their pets. Homeschoolers can have your pet nearby. This will take place at approximately 10:30 am.

Oct. 7th – Crowning of the Blessed Mother/Rosary Rally. This will take place around 10:30 am. Homeschoolers are welcome to join us or say the rosary with your families at home. 

Oct. 12thColumbus Day/ No School

 

There will be a Parent ZOOM Meeting tomorrow night, October 1st, at 7:00 pm.
Parents it is very important that at least one parent join this meeting.
Some areas to be discussed will be:
1. WorkBadge App and required parent set-up.
2.Walk-a-thon
3. Parent Volunteers
4. October Calendar
5. Late submissions of assignments.

 

Mrs. Bellone is still looking for parent volunteers for the month of October. Please email her with interest and availability at Principal@incarnationqv.org. Every day a parent volunteers will deduct $25 from their tuition bill. 

We will host our Walk-A-Thon in October. Please submit your paperwork with sponsors as soon as possible. 

Upcoming Tests:

9/29 : Religion test on chapters 1 & 2.

10/2: Spelling test & half day (dismissal is at 11:35 am)

10/5: Math test on chapter 1

**School is closed on 10/12 for Columbus Day**

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first grade class schedule: First Grade Class Schedule

Weekly Spelling Homework:

 

Full days begin on Monday, 9/14, 1st graders will enter the main entrance of the building through DOOR “A” between 8:05-8:20 and proceed directly to the classroom. Pick-up is at 2:35 at the same door. We ask that you please pick up as close to this time as possible.

On Monday, 9/14 the early morning program,  after school, and lunch will begin.  Lunch is a “grab and go” cold lunch.

There will be no yellow bus until 9/21/20.

If you haven’t done so already, please send in your child’s labeled school supplies on Monday.

Posted on September 10, 2020

Our first grade schedule is posted below. I want to give you a few reminders for our first day tomorrow:

  •  School starts on Sept. 11th  at 8:30 am and dismissal is at 12 pm. 
  •  Please enter and pick up through the main entrance. The door is labeled “A”.
  • Students should wear a mask, pack a healthy snack, and bring a water bottle. 
  • Zoom codes have been emailed for homeschoolers and has been posted on Class Dojo. Please make sure your child logs into zoom on Friday 9/11 at 9:00 am. Attendance will be taken for all students.

First Grade Class Schedule

Bathroom Schedule:  9:45 – 10:05 am  &  12:00 – 12: 15

 

Back to school night will be held on Wednesday, September 16th at 7 pm. A zoom link for the meeting will be sent next week. I hope you can make it!

Posted on September 9, 2020

Welcome families to First Grade! 

I hope that this year will be a very successful and enjoyable one. We will get through this together with patience, understanding, and cooperation. I am looking forward to getting to know your child.

 

  • First day of school

Friday, September 11th  8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Please pack a healthy snack for your child each day.

  • Communication

I will be utilizing Class Dojo to communicate information throughout the school year. I have sent email/text invites. If you haven’t done so, please connect to our class.

Our class code is https://www.classdojo.com/invite/?c=CY24GCU

***Please also be sure to always check our school website for important dates and information.

  • Book Pick-up for homeschooling

I have emailed all families that have requested homeschooling. Please email me if you would like to pick up your books on Thursday, 9/10 between 12:15 – 3:00 pm. Please understand that you must have an appointment in order to be in the school. 

I will send out a link to log into our zoom meetings. If you have any questions, please feel free to email me. 

Ms. Bellone’s Letter to Parents July 20, 2020

Posted on July 20, 2020

July 20, 2020

Dear Parents and Guardians of Incarnation Catholic Academy,

As we continue to work on re-opening Incarnation Catholic Academy for September 2020, some questions have come up by phone or email.

First, while most of you are happy we will be going back to full days Monday through Friday (hopefully), some parents have expressed concern about this, and already know they are not sending their children to the Academy building for instruction. For these students, the curriculum will be taught by remote learning. Tuition rates will be the same for all students, regardless of whether they are being taught in the school building, or at home.

Also, this is a gentle reminder to those families who still have not finished paying for the 2019-2020 school year, that you must have a zero balance in order to hold a seat for your child, for September 2020.

If there is a hardship that has occurred, please email me so we can set up a meeting to figure out a solution. Fr. Gannon is very willing to listen and help in any way he can.

Ms. Williams will be transferring all old debt to the FACTS system on August 1, 2020, which will be added to your August 15th bill. She would like all 2019 -2020 arrears paid to FACTS by July 31, 2020.

Please email me with any questions or concerns at my email address:

principal@incarnationqv.org

Stay safe,

Ms. Bellone

Ms. Bellone’s Letter to Parents July 14, 2020

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July 14, 2020

 

Dear Parents and Guardians of Incarnation Catholic Academy,

Incarnation Catholic Academy is planning on opening in September! Fr. Gannon (our new Pastor), Mrs. Eileen Griffo, and I, have been working and planning to ensure that our students, faculty, and staff remain healthy, while having access to the school building for a 5-day, in-school model.

Governor Cuomo will be informing us of his final decision on school opening, during the week of August 1-7.

While some Catholic Schools cannot accommodate a 5-day in-school plan for their entire student body; we can. We have enough spare classrooms to have all our students attend school all week, all day.

There is much more information to share with you from the New York State and Department of Health guidelines. Therefore, I will be up-dating you on a weekly basis, on our Academy Homepage.

As we continue to work on these plans, there is something you, the parents, can do to help your child and the teachers—- start having them wear a mask, extending the time each day, so they get used to it.

To go from not wearing a mask, or hardly ever, to wearing one for 6 hours straight, is not fair to the children. I think you would agree, that if you get them used to this routine, they will be ready for September 9th. I know you will help us in this endeavor, as it is our hope to get back to learning together in one building.

Compliance must be 100% for the safety of all. More updates will follow.

Stay safe,

Ms. Mary Bellone

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