School News and Events

2017 Principal’s Message

September 15, 2017

Dear Friends of DePaul:

Each morning, our 450 young scholars recite our mission. With a new school year upon us, let us recommit to the mission of the DePaul Catholic School:

We are the scholars of DePaul Catholic School. As …

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Celebrating Catholic Schools Week

January 27, 2017

January 29 – February 4, 2017

National Catholic Schools Week


National Catholic Schools Week is an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States.

This year’s theme is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” The theme …

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The DePaul Catholic School and Independence Mission Schools Purchase St. Francis of Assisi Parish Buildings in Germantown

December 14, 2016

PHILADELPHIA PA, December 14, 2016 — The DePaul Catholic School, the only Catholic elementary school in the Germantown, and Independence Mission Schools (IMS), the Philadelphia non-profit network for 15 independent Catholic schools, announce the purchase of the St. Francis of …

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Trailblazers Demonstrate DePaul’s 5 Values

November 4, 2016

DePaul Trailblazers are scholars who demonstrate DePaul’s 5 values and have shown great growth, especially in an academy area of focus.

Each month, teachers write a recommendation highlighting why the student has been chosen and one student per grade is …

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New Staff Leadership Provides Hope for the Future

September 1, 2016

DePaul is pleased to share our leadership team for 2016-17! Please join us in warmly welcoming our intelligent, driven and compassionate leaders as they share their commitment to quality urban, Catholic education with all of our DePaul scholars, families, staff, …

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It’s A New School Year! Our Principal’s Welcome Letter for 2016-17 School Year

August 19, 2016

Welcome and welcome back, DePaul Families!

On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, I hope that you have enjoyed a restful and relaxing summer!   As I begin my second year at DePaul, I am particularly grateful for the blessing …

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First Day of School Letter

September 2, 2015

Please have a look at the First Day of School Letter from Principal Kim Trinacria.

Also, check out our Facebook and Twitter pages for some great pictures from the big first day! Remember to follow our accounts if you aren’t …

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Welcome Back Letter

August 17, 2015

Back to School 2015

The DePaul Catholic School Principal Kimberley Trinacria and Assistant Principal Katie Reilly are excited to welcome our families back to school for the start of the 2015-16 year!

Click on the letter below for an introduction …

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Picture Day Dress Code

October 16, 2014

Picture Day is on Friday, October 24th!

Students are not required to wear their school uniforms, however we ask that all students dress UP. Slacks, blouses, dress shirts, ties, dresses, etc. are permitted. Baggy or ripped clothing, jeans, sneakers, etc. …

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Important Times!

September 17, 2014

Important Times!

  • 7:55 am Breakfast
  • 8:15 am Morning Prayer
  • 11:30 am Early Dismissal Times
  • 3:15 am Regular Dismissal Times
  • 5:00 pm Extended Day Dismissal Times (GR 6-8) only

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