Principal's Welcome to 2023-2024

Principal Jim deputy welcomes CCC families to school year and highlights changes to campus, policies and procedures, as well as our theme for the school year: Gratitude.
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Please click the below video to watch a video from Principal Jim Deputy welcoming all our families to a new school year. Some highlights of his comments includes:
  • The annual theme for our school year is GRATITUDE.
  • Reminder: Back-to-School Night is AUGUST 30th. Please save the date!
  • Some of the content discussed at BTSN includes not just subject-area curriculum, but social-emotional learning – the holistic learning environment we provide for students, in five main areas
    • Self-awareness
    • Self-management
    • Social Awareness
    • Relationship Skills
    • Responsible Decision-making
  • We've re-ordered our school's core values to make the acronym L-I-V-E
    • Living Faith
    • Inspiring Excellence
    • Valuing Service
    • Embodying Respect
  • School Safety
    • We've worked with Pinellas County Sheriff's Office this year on a thorough site assessment
    • Developed a 3-year strategic plan to enhance campus security and align with local law enforcement
    • More thorough assailant and lockdown drills
    • Updating security cameras across campus enhancing surveillance capabilities and accessibility by law enforcement in case of emergencies
    • Faculty preparedness
  • Student Handbook has been updated for this school year – please read it!
    • Pick up & drop off procedures, including NOT using the student parking lot for this (in alignment with our updated security measures, the lot will not be accessible before dismissal)
    • Uniform policy – the students look fantastic in the new uniforms! They're a significant improvement in terms of student comfort and enforcement practicality
  • Using technology (like this video!) to enhance our school communications this year
  • If you are not receiving the weekly newsletter, School News, every Friday – please contact the school to get connected!
Have a great year, Marauders! Thank you!