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To the Parents of C.C.D. Students
Faith Formation Handbook


Students are to attend all classes and are to report to the classroom on time. If an absence is unavoidable, please call the C.C.D. Office to report the absence.
    ●  If your child is absent, parents are to consult the class syllabus provided to
        each student and complete the assigned chapter (or chapters) at home.  The
        chapter review test at the end of each chapter must be completed and
        submitted to the catechist when your child returns to class.
    ●  Children who miss more than three classes during the year must attend the 
        year-end make-up class scheduled in April or repeat the entire year.
    ●  There is a $17.00 charge to replace lost textbooks.

Parents are not to take children from class before dismissal time.  Requests for early dismissal must be made through the program manager.

Parents are asked to wait for their children in the Church Hall Lobby until the dismissal bell rings.  Elementary students (grades K-5) will only be released to parents or guardians.

Disruptive behavior will not be tolerated. Any student sent to the office because of poor behavior will be asked to call his/her parents to come and pick him/her up. Parents will then need to arrange a meeting with the teacher, program manager, and the student before the student will be admitted back into the classroom.
     ●  Cell phones, I-Pods, electronic games and all other personal electronics
         are not permitted in C.C.D. classes.  These items must be powered off
         during class.

If it is necessary to cancel C.C.D. classes, cancellation notices will be posted on:
    ●  The parish website home page.
      KDKA, WTAE, and WPXI (including their websites, if available).
            ○  Decisions regarding cancellation are not finalized until 1:00 p.m.
                Please do not call the office before 1:00 p.m. Parental judgment
                concerning road conditions in your neighborhood should be a deciding
                factor in all cases.