MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
Mr. James W. Deputy
In keeping with county emergency management plans, Bishop Gregory Parkes has announced that Catholic Schools in the Diocese of St. Petersburg will be closed on Thursday, September 7 and Friday, September 8 in preparation for Hurricane Irma. This includes Catholic schools in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, and Citrus Counties.
Will schools be closed next week?
We will monitor the path of the storm. A decision regarding school closure for next week has not been made yet.
When will we know if schools will close?
School closure decisions will depend upon the storm path. CCC will follow the closure decisions of Pinellas County Schools.
How will information regarding school closure be communicated?
If a weather-related closure is needed, the decision will be communicated in multiple ways:
• Pinellas County School Board Emergency Information Phone Line: (727) 588-6424. Call this phone number to hear a recorded message regarding the status of schools. If Pinellas County Schools are closed, CCC will also be closed.
• CCC will send an e-mail message to all parents.
• Information will be posted on official CCC (@ccchsmarauders) social media accounts – Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. You do not need a personal social media account to view the school’s social media. Click the icons below to connect.
• Pinellas County School Board Emergency Information Phone Line: Call (727) 588-6424 for a recorded message regarding the status of schools. Or, visit the PCSB website, www.PCSB.org. If Pinellas County Schools are closed, CCC will also be closed.
• Information will be shared with local TV, radio, print and online news outlets.
Will there still be Back to School Night tonight?
Yes, Back to School Night will still be held tonight beginning with check in at 6:00pm in the MAC (cafeteria). Click for evening’s schedule.
God of heaven and earth, help us to release our anxieties and fears into your caring hands, knowing in faith that your will for us is life and everlasting good. Send your holy angels to watch over us and guard us. May they spread their holy wings to give us shelter against the storm. For you alone, O God, are all good, all life, all love, and that love is for us; through Jesus Christ our Lord.