6111 Lausche Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44103 August/September 09
www.saintmartincleveland.org 216-881-1689 Volume 5, Issue I
school supplies on their own. Please review A WORD FROM THE
the lists of supplies in this newsletter. PRINCIPAL
By Ms. Mary Ann Vogel ? Please take the time to go to our website
www.saintmartincleveland.org for the latest
ear Parents & Families of Saint Martin: D updates of school news.
? Enclosed is a prayer for parents, we hope A Lion’s Roar of Welcome to our Saint Martin that it is meaningful to you as you begin families and friends! As you know; the weeks
another school year with us as Saint Martin. between the end of the school year and the next
training session is an unbelievably short period of ? Don’t be surprised when you come into the time. During this time finishing touches happen for school, people are moving again: the next year; professional development takes place, o President Rich Clark’s office – has students participate in summer programs, staff moved to the Martin Annex (across families increase in size due to marriage and/or new the street on Norwood Rd.) children, and last but not least a little time is taken
o Corporate Work Study Offices to relax. Whew.
(CWSP) – Room 102
A few news notes: o Admissions Office – has moved to
? Please look at the enclosures about the the Martin Annex
August calendar for all of our updates o Campus Ministry- has moved to the
? CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO THE Martin Annex
LADIES DRESS CODE. Please review the
I would like to give a LION welcome and welcome changes within the newsletter.
back to the following faculty and staff joining the ? Class begins at 8:00 AM. Students who are Saint Martin family this year. NOT IN CLASS IN HIS/HER SEAT will ? Mary Graseli, Jesuit Volunteer Corps be marked tardy. Tardiness will have both member daily and long term consequences. ? Rebecca Levis, who is returning from Chile
? We as a school have had to make some to once again teach Spanish at Saint Martin. thserious decisions about our spending. We ? Megan Weiss, 9 grade Theology teacher
are proud to say that in our sixth year we
As we welcome individuals so do we say good bye have never raised the parent contribution
to friends of the school, as they move into different towards you child’s education. We did career paths. Thanks go out to Anna Giusto, have to make other decisions, though, to Tamara Noy, and Peter Range, for all of their years keep our budget balanced. This year of service to Saint Martin. We are especially
families will have to purchase their child’s excited for Mr. Range as he leaves Saint Martin to
enter the religious order of the Society of Jesus.
Please keep all in your prayers. Without these Please remember that our school day begins at 8:00
AM. Students must be in their class at 8:00 AM to individuals Saint Martin would have been a much
different place to work and learn. not be considered tardy. Please plan on having your On behalf of the faculty and staff I would like to student here by 7:45 AM to ensure strong welcome the students and families of the largest attendance. Punctuality is a must to help our freshmen class in Saint Martin history, the Class of students move forward in the goal of college 2013, as well as the families and students who are success. Also, remember the academic school day joining the Class of 2012 to Saint Martin de Porres ends at 3:30 PM but, if a student has not completed High School. As a student said to me this evening, a homework assignment or, has detention, or “when you join Saint Martin you are deciding to academic assistance, their day will end at 4:15 PM. devote your life to Saint Martin”. Thank you for making Saint Martin part of your lives. Mod T is a mandatory period that begins right after
3:30 dismissal. It is in place for any student who I vow, on behalf of the faculty, staff, and has not satisfactorily completed the day’s administration that we will continue to work with assignment. Failure to go to Mod T is considered a
class cut with the consequences of 5 JUGS and a you, our families and students, to create an
environment in which we strive to provide each Monday school. student with opportunities in which they will not be accepted to college but will be successful in college We ask that parents consider the length of the
school day to be 4:15 PM, that way there should be and in life after college.
no confusion if a student must stay later in the day We need your help in making this become reality. for an academic assistance program.
Please continue to partner with us in your child’s
Here’s a list and times of the after school dismissal education by supporting us in discipline, attendance,
(3:30 p.m.) programs: homework and studies. Research shows that if a
student is involved in school activities during high
school and college they are more likely to be ? Mod T (mandatory) successful in both of those worlds. Please suggest 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
and support your student not only to join an activity but stick with it. ? After school JUGS (mandatory)
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Have a blessed last few weeks of summer. Please keep everyone in your prayers as the 2009-10 ? Academic assistance – (if needed)
school year begins. 3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We ask that parents the length of the school day to
be 4:15 PM, that way there should be no confusion Information from the Main Office
if a student must stay later in the day for an
academic assistance program. Please report any change of address or phone
number to the main office as soon as possible. This
All students will be issued a locker and lock on their is the only way to ensure effective communication
first day of school. Students must use their locks between the school and parent(s)/guardian(s).
and keep them locked at all times. The locks should
not be removed from their lockers. The school is If you have not returned re-enrollment forms for the
not responsible for any lost or stolen items. If a 2009-2010 academic year please do so as soon as
lock is lost the student is required to pay a $10.00 possible. Emergency medical forms must be
fee for the lock. Please advise your student to keep returned every school year. If it is not, your student
up with their belongings, do not leave them around may be asked to leave school until it is returned. It
the school. Also, we ask parents to not allow their is a state law.
student to come to school with MP3’s, Blackberry’s,
etc. These electronics are not permitted to be used Open Gym: July 28-31, August 3-7 at 4:00 p.m. at while in school and if they become missing the Saint Martin de Porres High School school cannot be responsible for its loss. Official Start Date: August 10 at 4:00 p.m. at Saint
Martin de Porres High School
CSTP Scholarship Acceptance Form
Official Start Date: August 10 at 4:30 p.m. at Saint If you have received this packet in your Martin de Porres High School newsletter, you must return the form to Ms. Santiago no later than August 21, 2009. Failure If you have any questions, please feel free to contact to do so will result in termination of your me at 216.881.1689 x-318 or scholarship. firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, enjoy the rest
of your summer and I look forward to working with Athletics you soon! Treye Johnson x 318 I hope you are enjoying the summer. Since the 2008-2009 Annual Asbestos school year ended, I have been working very hard to Notifications improve Saint Martin athletics. As a result, you
will notice some changes to the entire Athletic
The federal Asbestos Hazard Department this upcoming year. The end goal of
Emergency Response Act these changes is to offer our student-athletes the
(AHERA) requires that each best opportunity to pursue their athletic aspirations
school in the nation complete a while preparing for college and life success.
stringent inspection for asbestos
and develop a plan of management for all asbestos-Below you will find some important information for
containing materials. all Saint Martin student-athletes.
Saint Martin de Porres High School has had Physicals
asbestos management plans prepared for our You must turn in a completed physical form
building. These plans are available for your before the start of the first season you participate
inspection Monday through Friday during regular on an athletic team. If you have not had a physical
school days and normal school hours in the Main this summer, I’m encouraging you to get one before
Office. school starts. The physical form you need to have
completed is available on the Saint Martin Athletic
The areas in our buildings where asbestos is present website.
are in very good condition. Surveillance is done
every six months, and all areas are inspected by a Pre-season Parents’ Meeting
certified inspector every three years. The accredited Saint Martin will conduct pre-season parents’
inspectors not only check the condition of asbestos meetings for all athletic teams. Any student
but also reassess operations and maintenance wishing to play a fall sport for Saint Martin must
procedures that will keep this asbestos-containing have a parent attend this meeting on August 13
material in safe condition. An operation and at 6:00 p.m. at Saint Martin de Porres High
maintenance program is used to keep the asbestos in School.
good condition. The inspection report and
management plan is located in the Main Office. Below are the start dates for our fall sports –
volleyball and cross country. Any student wishing
If you have any further questions, contact Terri to participate in either sport should adhere to the
Esber, Saint Martin de Porres High School’s dates listed:
designated person for asbestos. She may be
contacted by telephone at 216-881-1689 ext. 301. Volleyball
O Lord, omnipotent Father, we give you thanks for Gym attire: May be purchased at most stores having given us children. They are our joy, and we throughout the Cleveland area. accept with serenity the worries, fears, and labors
which bring us pain. Help us to love them sincerely.
? All students enrolled in Physical Education Through us you gave life to them; from eternity
classes must be properly dressed for class: you knew them and loved them. Give us the white, gray or blue short-sleeve tees, blue or wisdom to guide them, patience to teach them, black shorts (at least fingertip length), non-vigilance to accustom them to the good through marking athletic shoes. Inappropriate attire our example. Support our love so that we may could earn a student a zero for the day. receive them back when they have strayed and ? NO LOGOS or lettering except for Saint Martin make them good. It is often so difficult to gear. understand them, to be as they would want us to
be, to help them go on their way. Grant that they We are very excited to extend to our parents the
may always see our home as a haven in their time opportunity to purchase approved school attire from
of need. Teach us and help us, O good Father, Awesome Wares. Awesome Wares provides our
through the merits of Jesus, your Son and our Lord. Saint Martin Gear. We will have samples here at
school so that you can see the actual attire being Amen.
offered. Below are the prices for the approved
1. Long Sleeve Blouse-L608: $23.00 for all
2. Short Sleeve Blouse-L508: $20.00 for all
3. Gym Shorts-L210 - $10.50 for all sizes.
4. T-Shirts – 2000: $10.00 for all sizes.
Saint Martin de Porres High School will have order
forms for your convenience.
The general turnaround time for delivery is about 2 weeks. You can browse the existing website
at: http://www.awesomewares.com/saintmartin/Sai ntMartin.aspx
All students, parents, teachers and administrators
will continue to work together to assure responsibility for complying with and enforcing this
dress code. It is our goal to have a great school year.
Any questions about dress code should be directed to Mrs. Joanne Lewis, Assistant Principal of
Student Life. I can be reached at 216-881-1689 x 321.
Prayer of Parents
Loose leaf paper (2 packs) Freshman supply list
One handheld pencil sharpener with cover for
shavings Binders – 2; one for Math/Science and one for
Box of tissue Humanities. Each 2 inches Pens
# 2 Pencils
Pens (blue/black ink)
Eraser Senior supply list Highlighters ? Spiral notebooks: 4 (English, Theology, White out Music, Social Studies) Basic Calculator ? 1 ?” binders: 4 (Capstone, Science/Social 1 subject spiral Studies, English/Theology, Math) Note/Index Cards ? Pack of loose leaf paper 2 Pocket folders ? Binder dividers: 4 sets Loose leaf paper ? Protractor 4 packs of dividers ? 3-hole punched ruler Box of tissue ? Blue and black pens
? Pencils Sophomore supply list: ? Pencil sharpener with cover and case for
shavings 1 box of tissue
? Box of tissue 5 packs of loose leaf paper
1 handheld pencil sharpener
5 two-pocket folders 1 two-pocket folder with brackets (red or blue)
2 packages of note cards
2 1-subject notebooks (spiral or bound)
4 packages of five dividers (to put in binders)
2 packs of post-its
1 - 1 ? inch 3 ring binders
3 - 1 inch 3 ring binders
Pens (1 box)
Pencils (1 box)
1 dry erase marker
Box of tissue
Junior supply List
1 ?” BINDERS (4)
BINDER DIVIDERS w/pockets (4 sets of 5)
3-hole punched folders (6)
3-hole punched notebooks (6)
3-hole punched ruler (1)