Saint Patrick Catholic School is hosting Grandparents Day on April 25, 2019. We look forward to celebrating with grandparents, relatives, family friends, and other adults important to our students! Invite someone grand to this very special celebration.

For Students in 5th – 8th Grade

For Students in 5th – 8th Grade

All grandparents and special guests are invited to Mass at Saint Patrick Catholic Church at 8:45 A.M. If the grand person in your student’s life is not available to attend, please encourage your student to “adopt a grand person” for the day and sit with their friends’ grandparents and guests.
 
Mass concludes at 9:45 A.M. and all guests are invited to a reception and performance in the Church Hall, 9:45 – 10:30 A.M. Light breakfast fare will be served. There are no dietary accommodations available at the breakfast. There is no cost associated with this part of the event and no RSVP required. Students return to class at 10:45 A.M. Hot lunch will not be served on Wednesday, April 24th or Thursday, April 25th. Students in grades 5 – 8 will eat lunch in their classrooms on both days.

For students in PreK – 4th Grade

For students in PreK – 4th Grade

All grandparents, special guests and PreK – 4th grade students are invited to a luncheon in the Skip Butler Gymnasium at Saint Patrick Catholic School. Doors open at 11:30 A.M. and lunch begins at 12:oo P.M. Parking is available on the upper playground from 11:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M. Lunch is catered by Galluci’s Catering and seating is assigned and limited. Each seat is $10 per guest and students. Tickets can be purchased in the office, online by clicking on the button below or completing an order form and returning it to the school office.  Ticket sales closes on April 22, 2019.
Parents, please consider purchasing seats and attending if the grand person in your students life is unavailable. Or consider purchasing a seat for your student and “adopting someone grand” for the day. Our goal is to have all students seated with guests and enjoying the catered lunch. There are no dietary accommodations available at the luncheon.
Lunch will be provided by Galluci’s Catering and features Build Your Own Sandwich Platters which include:
  • smoked ham, roasted turkey, assorted cheeses
  • lettuce, tomato, onion, pickle toppings
  • avocado aioli & honey mustard auces
  • sourdough rolls
  • family-style classic Caesar salad featuring homemade croutons, freshly grated Parmesan cheese, tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing
  • assorted individual-serving bags of chips
  • assorted fruit platter
  • assorted cookies
  
All Pre-Kindergarten – 4th grade students will eat in the gym with guests on the 26th. If your students doesn’t purchase a ticket or partner with another grandparent or guest, faculty will dine with your student and your student will need to bring a lunch from home to enjoy. Hot lunch will not be served on Wednesday, April 24th or Thursday, April 25th.
 
Volunteers will be stationed at all main entrances. Grandparents and guests must sign-in. In addition, no student will be allowed to leave without prior parent approval and all students must be signed out at the main office.

Grandparents Association

Grandparents Association

Are you the proud grandparent of a Saint Patrick Catholic School student or an alum? Join the Grandparents Association.

The mission of the Saint Patrick Catholic School Grandparents Association (GPA) is to provide grandparents with an opportunity to support the school’s mission, and to promote and maintain a strong partnership between grandparents and the school.

We know that grandparents play a significant role in their grandchildren’s lives, and we welcome their wisdom and experience in the lives of students both in and out of the classroom.

The Saint Patrick Catholic School Grandparents Association is a tool to enhance your support to your grandchildren and to Saint Patrick Catholic School. Whether you live near or far, there are many ways to be involved whether it’s attending a performance, visiting a classroom, assisting a teacher, or sending a special note.

There are many areas in which grandparents can become involved at Saint Patrick Catholic School. Here are a few:

  • No matter where you live, Tacoma or out of state— even out of the country, you can send your grandchild a note of encouragement
  • Support the classroom as a helper, reader, grader or recess volunteer or assist the office staff by making copies, stuffing envelopes or delivering supplies and notes
  • Be our guest at special events such as choir concerts or theater performances
  • Learn about Legacy Giving opportunities at Saint Patrick Catholic School.

In addition to knowing you are helping to provide your grandchild an outstanding Catholic education, you will receive periodic updates on what’s happening at Saint Patrick Catholic School and personal invitations to special events. Fill out the form and join the Grandparents Association to stay connected.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Need volunteer commitment hours? There are several opportunities to support Grandparents Day. Please email Development Director, Christy Johnson Christy Johnson to sign up by April 23rd.
  • Church Hall Set Up | Wednesday 4/24, 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
  • Church Hall Service | Thursday, 4/25, 8:30 – 11:30 A.M.
  • Photographer/Videographer | Thursday, 4/25, 10:00 – 10:45 A.M.
  • Church Hall Clean Up | Thursday, 4/25, 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.
  • Church Hall Linens  | take home project Thursday, 4/25,  12:00 P.M. | clean and bring back by Thursday, 5/02 [25] 60″ black round tablecloths & a few white rectangles for service table
  • Gym Set Up | Wednesday, 4/24, 12:00 – 4:00 P.M.
  • Gym Service | Thursday, 4/25, 11:00 am – 2:00 P.M.
  • Photographer/Videographer | Thursday, 4/25, 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
  • Gym Clean Up | Thursday, 4/25, 2:00 – 4:00 P.M.
  • Gym Hall Linens | take home project Thursday, 5/02 at  2:00 P.M.- clean and bring back by 4/30 (6 bins of white chair covers / 6 bins of white rounds and serving tables)