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February 8, 2021


2/9 Executive Principal meeting  9 AM
2/11 Seattle University Winter Virtual Fair on Handshake, 2/9 registration deadline
2/12 MAP Winter Testing Window Closes  3 PM
2/15 President's Day - Chancery Offices are Closed
2/17 Culture Capital and Black Community: Cultivate the Genius of Black Children (register by 2/12)  5:30 PM
2/19 Deadline for the Fulcrum Diversity and Inclusion Grant
2/2/4 Deadline for Round 2 of Fulcrum COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund
2/24
Saint Martin's, Seattle Pacific and University of Puget Sound Virtual Handshake Fair


Virtual Meetups hosted by OCS
View our Calendar for complete meetings and events
Principal Monthly Task List

From the Superintendent...
 
Now that Catholic Schools Week is over for 2021, I would love to see us all really take time to restore our spirits through reflection and prayer.  A Parker Palmer quote that is so important to remember,:

“Self-care is never a selfish act - it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others.” 

In the “yes!” each of you offer to your communities, it is important that you fill up your own tank so that we can be all that God has called us to be for this time.  I don’t have any clever recommendations to make this happen, other than to say we need to be intentional. 

Please know that each of you remain in our prayers of love and gratitude.

Kristin and the OCS Team


Kristin Dixon 
#ignitinghope


Reflecting the Good News of Christ
Archbishop Etienne's website
https://www.archbishopetienne.com/
Please log-in to the mycatholicschool.org website to view the links below.
CELEBRATION OF LIGHT
Thank you for supporting Fulcrum's virtual Celebration of Light 2021!
ACTION NEEDED
2021-2022 Academic Calendar- Please complete your 21-22 Academic Calendar and return to OCS by March 1, 2021.
Fulcrum COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund Round 2 - Deadline is February 24th
Need Ideas for the Fulcrum Foundation Building Diversity and Inclusion Grant Application? Deadline is February 19th - Contact Susan Ocoma, susan.ocoma@fulcrumfoundation.org with questions
NEWSLETTERS
February Newsletter - HS information including how to celebrate Black History Month, Hybrid Teaching and Reopening, and general announcements
Early Learning Newsletter - Week of February 8th, 2021 - Weekly Newsletter will cover resources, professional development, new health department info and more.
Weekly Newsletter from the Archdiocese of Seattle

WSCC 2021 Catholic Advocacy Bulletin
RESOURCES
Curriculum Day 2021 - Registration Opens 2/22 - On March 12th we are hosting a fully-virtual professional development day; most will award clock hours
MAP Testing January Updates -- All MAP testing sites and coordinators should read through the January updates from NWEA
Equity and Diversity Resources for educators and schools - Access the Principal Trello board for upcoming free & low-cost seminars, and prof. dev. about race, diversity, equity & belonging
Teacher Recruitment Initiatives and Upcoming Fairs - Virtual Fairs:(2/11) Seattle Univ. (2/24) Saint Martin's, Seattle Pacific and Univ. of Puget Sound, (3/4) Univ. of Portland
The Fulcrum Educational Leadership Grant is now open - Information sessions & Deadlines. Contact Kelly Surapaneni, ksurapaneni@fulcrumfoundation.org with questions.
Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (PACE) - PACE Teacher Interest & Request Form
Email Updates -  Please log-in to the OCS website to view the collection of emails from Terri Fewel.
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