The Cardinal Connect is our weekly newsletter to parents and guardians full of important information about school events. Read on to stay connected:

May 31  click here to download PDF

 Core Virtue of the Month: “Joy” 

Joy is the fullness of spirit that blooms from the loving heart. 

Thank you to Mrs. Hancock, Mrs. Heinitz and Mrs. Mitchell! Your service at St. Philip has been a blessing to so many students, parents and staff. You will be greatly missed! May God bless you on your future endeavors.

We’re looking for a new preschool aide. The hours are M, W, F from 8:30-11:30 and T, TH from 9:00-11:30. This is a paid position. Please contact Mrs. Stephan in the school office if you are interested.

Thank you to Mrs. DeGroff, Stephanie St. John and Mrs. Rhee for their service on the PTO Board. We appreciate everything you’ve done for the school.

 The PTO (Parent Teacher Organzation) is looking for a new President, Secretary and Treasurer for the next school year.   Please let Mrs. Stephan know if you are interested in taking on one of these roles. The students and staff of SPLS thank you for your consideration!

It’s very important that you submit your Summer Enrichment Camp registration forms. Please do so ASAP! We really need to know who will be attending in order to properly staff the classes.

Summer Camp: Camps will be offered the weeks of: June 18th and 25th, July 9th and 16th. Hours of camp are:

Half day from 8:30-11:30 or 12:30-3:30

Full day from 8:30-3:30

Extended daycare available

For more information please email Shannon Hancock at 

or call the office at (925) 829-3857 


Offering: Fourth quarter offerings will be going to the Pleasanton Military Families Support Group. It is an organization that mails packages to our deployed military throughout the world at holidays. The St. Philip students make cards 3 times a year that go into some of these packages with messages of God’s love and encouragement. 

Calendar of Events:

Looking Ahead:

August 13                 Preschool Play Day w/ parents– PS AM 4’s (9:00-10:30)

August 14                 Preschool Play Day w/parents – PS 3’s (9:00-10:30), PS PM 4’s (1:00-2:30)

August 14                 First Day of School – Half Day (noon dismissal) – TK and kindergarten

August 15                 First Day of School – PS AM 4’s and PS PM 4’s

August 16                 First Day of School – PS 3’s