September News

 St. Clare Catholic Academy




GRADES 7 & 8 – 8:10 – 3:00 PM


First Day of School for grades K-8 – School starts at 8:10a.m. on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019. (On the first day ONLY K will begin at 8:30AM.) For the first week students will enter the school through the gym doors located on 241st Street. Starting Monday, September 9, 2019, follow the attached morning procedures. Students entering the school after 8:10 a.m. will be issued a late pass. Instruction begins promptly at 8:10AM. Students are expected to be in full uniform.. 


Bus ServiceBus service will be available the 2nd day of school, Thursday, September 5, 2019, for those students who turned in their bus forms.  Parents and students should be at the bus stop at 7:00a.m.  Please note that it takes approximately 2 weeks for the bus stops to be finalized.  If you have any questions as to whether you have missed the bus, please call the bus company. You must give them the route number and bus stop number that are on the bus form.


DismissalThe first 2 days of school, September 4th, 5th, school will dismiss at 12:00 NOON.

The first full day of school starts on Friday, September 6th, 2019.  Dismissal is 2:45 p.m. for grades K – 6, 2:30p.m. for Pre-K and 3:00p.m.  for grades 7 – 8.  Any student not picked up within 10 minutes of dismissal will be sent to after-school.  If you are going to be late picking up your child please notify the office by 2:00p.m. at the latest.


After-School Program begins – September 9th, 2019 – Dismissal until 6:30p.m.


Morning Program begins – September 9, 2017 – 7:00a.m. – 8:00a.m.


CalendarA school calendar will be sent home the first day of school for the month of September.  Please keep this calendar in a safe place as it will have the schedule of all our half days and days off for the entire school year.  Each month you will receive a calendar that shows the current months happenings at St. Clare and upcoming events for the following month. The website will have a school calendar available.


Meet the Teacher Night will begin promptly at 7:00p.m. on Wednesday, September 18th. Parents are to gather in the gym. The doors to the gym located on 241 Street will open at 6:45p.m. and will close at 7:30p.m.

School Dismissal Change

Starting Monday, September 10, 2018, St. Clare Catholic Academy will begin full day and there are changes in the dismissal times. Please see below for the dismissal times for each grade.

  • Pre-K – Dismissal is at 2:30 pm
  • Kindergarten to Grade 6 – Dismissal is at 2:45 pm
  • Grades 7 and 8 – Dismissal is at 3:00 pm

Summer Office Hours

The office will be open during the summer. Read below for the times and days the office will open.

Monday June 25 – Friday June 28: 8:00am to 3:00pm

July and August

CLOSED July 4, 5, 6

OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00am to 1:00pm
CLOSED Fridays


Monday, August 27 to Thursday August 30: 8:00am to 3:00pm

Monday, September 3, the office will be CLOSED

Tuesday, September 4, the office will be OPENED from 8:00am to 3:00pm

Early Dismissal for Wednesday, March 7

Due to the bad weather that is expected in the afternoon of Wednesday, March 7th Saint Clares will be dismissing at 12 o’clock. For the safety of our students and faculty. There will be no morning or after school program. ALSO NOTE THERE WILL BE NO BUS SERVICE IN THE AFTERNOON. Please make arrangements for your child to be picked up promptly at 12. Also note that the DOE is open at this time however if the DOE closes in the morning we will also be closed. Parents have the final decision as to whether to send their child to school or not. Please make the best decision that is best for your family. Stay Safe.

Catholic Schools Week

This week we celebrated Catholic Schools Week. Everyday the students had a different activity in celebration and they had such a wonderful time. We want to thank our wonderful committee in setting up a spectacular week for everyone to enjoy. Tomorrow we end our celebration by appreciating our wonderful and dedicated teachers here at SCCA. Visit our Facebook page and our Instagram for pictures and videos of our events this week.