Summer School

Summer 2018 Program Information Coming Soon!

“Teach a Child in the way they should go, and when they are old, they will not depart from it!” – Proverbs

Hello Parents of Summer Program Students,

Thank you for joining our new Summer School Program this summer! We look forward to seeing you all on Monday, June 26. Please read the following information about the program. A confirmation of your children’s class assignments will be sent to you in an additional email. Please contact me at with any questions.


Erin Arnold

Summer Session Information

  • Holy Family School Main Phone Number: (626)799-4354
  • Classes will run Mondays through Thursdays, June 26 through July 20, 2017
  • There will be no classes on Fridays or on Tuesday, July 4th


  • Morning Drop off: 7:30 am-8:30 am
  • Rise and Shine: 8:00 am-8:30 am: Join us each morning to rise and shine with prayer, songs and more. (Optional for students)
  • Period One: 8:30am-10:00am
  • Recess: 10:00 am-10:15 am
  • Period Two: 10:15am-11:45am
  • Lunch: 11:45am -12:30pm
  • Period Three: 12:30pm-2:00pm
  • Aftercare: 2:00pm-6:00pm

Morning Recess

  • Please provide your child with a morning snack every day for recess at 10:00.
  • Please avoid snacks with nuts in them due to many allergies present on campus.

Dress Code

  • Uniforms are NOT required in the summer. Please have your children dress comfortably.  Please do NOT send students to school in flip flops, as they are unsafe on the playground and equipment.

General Information

  • Please do NOT bring toys or electronic devices from home (We are not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen goods.).
  • Bring lunches and snacks in a lunch bag to carry between classes.
  • Our “Rise and Shine” morning gathering time will take place downstairs in the Loretto Room.


  • If your child is sick or unable to attend, please call the front office (626) 799-4354 before the start of the class.

Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures

  • All children will enter through the school office entrance of the school building and proceed directly to the Loretto Room for “Rise and Shine” between 7:30-8:30 a.m.
  • After 8:30 a.m., students will enter through the main school entrance (not student entrance) and proceed to their classrooms.


  • First Period, 7:30-8:30 a.m. drop off procedure:
    • You may drive through the carpool line (dropoff/pickup line through the church parking lot) by entering on Oak St. and exiting on Rollin St.
    • You may also park on Rollin St. and walk your child in through the Pedestrian Gate on Rollin. This gate will remain open until 8:30 a.m. After that time, please use the doorbell near the gate to be buzzed into campus.
  • Second Period, 10:00-10:15 a.m. drop-off procedure:
    • Students and parents will use the pedestrian gate on Rollin Street. It will be open between 10:00- 10:15 a.m.
  • Third Period, 12:30 p.m. drop-off procedure:
    • You may drive through the carpool line entering on Oak St. and exit on Rollin St.
    • You may park on Rollin St. and walk your child in through the Pedestrian Gate on Rollin. This gate will remain open from 11:45 a.m. until 12:45 p.m.


  • If you are picking up before 11:45 a.m., you will need to park on Rollin and walk into the office to pick up your child. The only time we will open the church lot for carpool (dropoff/pickup)  is between 11:45-12:30 and 2:00-2:15 p.m. The pick up procedure will be the same as the drop-off procedure. Please display your child’s name sign clearly in the car windshield. Name cards will be distributed on the first day of summer school.
  • After each class session, the teachers will walk the students up to the front office for pick-up if they do not have another class.

Classroom Assignments:

Period 1: 8:30-10:00am

  • Kindergarten Readiness (K)-Ms. Sicka (classroom: K-S)
  • Kindergarten Readiness (K)-Mrs. Ascencio(classroom: K-A)
  • Math and LA Proficiency (gr. 1-2)-Ms. Levin (classroom: Grade 1 room)
  • Math and LA Proficiency (gr. 3-4)-Mrs. Herrera (classroom: Grade 3 room)
  • Reading and Writing Proficiency (gr. 5)-Mr. Gerpe (classroom: Grade 5 room)

Period 2: 10:15-11:45am

  • Kindergarten Readiness (K)-Ms. Sicka(classroom: K-S)
  • Kindergarten Readiness (K)-Mrs. Ascencio(classroom: K-A)
  • Plots, Props, Performance (gr. 1-3)-Ms. Levin (classroom: Grade 1 room)
  • Science (gr. 1-3)-Mrs. Herrera (classroom: Grade 3 room)
  • Art (gr. 1-3)-Mrs. Arevalo(classroom: Grade 2 room)
  • Readers Theater (gr. 4-5)-Mr. Gerpe (classroom: Grade 5 room)

Period 3: 12:30-2:00pm

  • Science (gr. K-2)-Ms. Sicka(classroom: K-S)
  • Tech 101 (gr. K-2)-Mrs. Ascencio(classroom: TECH LAB)
  • Plots, Props, Performance (gr. K-2)-Ms. Levin (classroom: Grade 1 room)
  • Art (gr. K-2)-Mrs. Herrera (classroom: Grade 3 room)
  • Art (gr. 3-5)-Ms. Arnold (classroom: ART room)
  • Study Skills (gr. 3-5)-Mrs. Arevalo (classroom: Grade 2 room)
  • Readers Theater (gr. 4-5)-Mr. Gerpe (classroom: Grade 5 room)


  • Aftercare will be held in the Time Well Spent House (adjacent to the playground) from 2:00pm-6:00 pm
  • Please park in the church lot and walk to the Time Well Spent House to pick up your children from aftercare.
  • Aftercare Phone Number: (626)403-6177

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

  • Question: How large are the classes? Answer: Summer school courses will have a minimum of 7 students and a maximum of 18 students in each class.
  • Question: If I need to drop a course, will I receive a full refund? Answer: Full refunds will be given if the request to drop classes is before June 1, 2017.
  • Question: Some enrichment courses are for students entering 1st and 2nd or 3rd and 4th grades.  Will students receive the proper curriculum for their grade level? Answer: Classes will be limited to 18 or fewer students. Teachers will provide differentiated instruction to meet the learning needs of each student.