All families are invited to take advantage of the Cathedral’s summer children’s program, Totus Tuus. Totus Tuus is a nationally successful children’s ministry that is starting its first summer in the Catholic parishes of the Panhandle. There is a day program for children entering grades 1-6 and an evening program for those entering grades 7 & 8.
“The Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee School Advisory Council is considering the creation of a Morning Star High School for students with special or unique needs. The Morning Star High School committee is holding a listening session for all interested families on Thursday, May 23, at 5:30 pm.
The meeting will be held in the large conference room at the Monsignor James Amos Pastoral Center on 11 N B Street in downtown Pensacola. Come share your hopes for a Catholic option for our high-school aged students with special needs and learn more about the work of our exploratory committee.”
Thank you for your continued support as we move through our Lenten season, anticipating Palm Sunday, Easter Sunday and a much anticipated spring break for our families and friends.
During this year, we have evaluated our school in preparation for our three-year review for accreditation. Thank you to those of you who completed the parent satisfaction survey at the beginning of the year. The results exceeded our expectations as we are continually humbled by your support and willingness to volunteer.
This past year, our faculty and staff have divided and into the four different Domains of the accreditation process. We have completed a self-study and analysis of everything we do at Sacred Heart Cathedral School within the four Domains. The Domains include Catholic identity and mission, governance and leadership, academic excellence and operational vitality. The head of each Domain has written and submitted a report to the accreditation committee for approval. This means, as a faculty and staff, we have compared what we have accomplished to the standards set by the Florida Catholic Conference (FCC). This is a rubric, requiring we have evidence to support our own internal rating.
The accreditation committee, consisting of Ms. Mary Camp, FCC director, along with superintendent, Mr. Michael Juhas, and Dr. Dan Guernsey, a humanities specialist, will be at our school, Tuesday, April 30, to review what we have submitted.
The committee has reviewed the evidence that has been submitted and our action plan for improvement. They will observe throughout the school and review our action plan. Our action plan is our plan to continually improve our school for the next three years. The committee will meet with the faculty and staff at the end of the day, explaining their findings. We will share their finding with you.
Mrs. Elizabeth Snow
Mr. Dave Kimbell
Mrs. Mary Adams