Mater Dolorosa Catholic School

        

Administration/Handbook

 

 

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School Address and correspondance to:

Mater Dolorosa Catholic School

509 Pine Street

P.O. Box 380

Independence, La. 70443

 

Office Telephone: 985-878-4295

Office Fax Line: 985-878-4888

 

 

School Hours:  7:40am - 2:40pm

Time and Temperature

(Please coordinate your clocks at home

with our school time from Time & Temp))

985/345-9424

STUDENT ARRIVAL and DISMISSAL

Breakfast Arrival Hour:   7:10am - 7:30am (Drop by cafeteria

in carpool lane) Students may not arrive on campus for

breakfast prior to 7:10am.  Once on campus, students

must report to the cafeteria for breakfast no later than 7:20am. 

No student will be served after 7:30am.  After breakfast,

students will be dismissed to the gymnasium and they will be

seated by class or as directed by the duty or homeroom teacher.

 

Morning Carpool Drop off:  

7:15am - 7:40am 

*Please have students in the carpool line no later than 7:35am.

Drop students off at Gym on Wilson St.,

if inclimate weather---

»»»»Students will then unload by the cafeteria (below) and go directly

inside the main building for assembly in the school hallway.

 

 

Morning Assembly and Carpool Arrival:

Morning assembly begins promptly at 7:40am in the gym

and opens the school day with group prayer

and school announcements.

Dismissal: School dismissal is 2:40pm.  No messages will be

delivered to students after 2:15pm unless there is an extreme emergency. 

Early checkouts require that a parent must come to the office before

2:15pm for an early check out of a student.

Parents are not allowed to pick up a student from the classroom.

MDS PARENT_STUDENT HANDBOOK 2016-2017

                                     

MDS BOYS UNIFORM DRESS CODE 2016-2017

See Parent's Page

      

MDS GIRLS UNIFORM DRESS CODE 2016-2017

See Parent's Page

School Motto

Enter to Learn,

Exit to serve God.

 

" Statement of Philosphy "

MATER DOLOROSA CATHOLIC SCHOOL WORKS TO PROMOTE A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT RICH IN SPIRITUAL AWARENESS AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE TO EDUCATE THE WHOLE CHILD.

WE STRIVE TO INSTILL IN EACH STUDENT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE POWER OF PRAYER AND LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER. WE FOSTER WHOLESOME FRIENDSHIPS, PRACTICE DISCIPLINE AND REACH OUT TO THOSE IN NEED BY EXTENDING KINDNESS AND RESPECT. WE PROMISE TO PROVIDE EACH STUDENT WITH A CHALLENGING EDUCATION WITH APPRECIATION AND RESPECT FOR GOD AND ALL HIS BLESSINGS. MATER DOLOROSA CATHOLIC SCHOOL EDUCATES STUDENTS TO BE RESPONSIBLE, SELF-RELIANT INDIVIDUALS WITH STRONG ACADEMICS INCORPORATING CATHOLIC MORAL FOUNDATIONS AND VALUES SO THEY CAN LIVE A SUCCESSFUL LIFE IN THE EYES OF GOD SHOWING THEIR LOVE FOR HIM AND ALL OTHERS.

Mater Dolorosa Catholic School

Independence, LA

 

•School Policies and Regulations•

                         

MDS is a parochial school within the Diocese of Baton Rouge

and the state of Louisiana; therefore, not only the school

policies and procedures outlined in our handbook, but

also those set forth by the Diocese and the state

are to be observed by all members of MDS. 

In addition, all specific rules, guidelines, letters,

etc. issued by the school and or different organizations

or programs with the school are observed.  It is expected

that parents and guardians will reinforce these

regulations throught the year. 

Thus insuring a calm educational

atmosphere throughout the year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACILITY OVERVIEW

•One Call Now Emergency Response System

•School Files Online  

•Home and School Association

•Internet Provider:  DSL

•Interactive StarBoards-1-8th Classrooms

  • SmartBoard Technology - Kindergarten
  • WT-1 StarBoard Interactive Student Tablets

•WirelessTechnology

 

MDS HOME & SCHOOL COMMITTEE

2016-2016

Linda Wisinger

lwisinger@mdeagles.org

Principal

Fr. Howard Adkins

Pastor

President- Cathy Phillips

Vice President-Jolene Hernandez

 

Secretary-

        Treasurer- Heather Coslan

Social Chair-  Melissa Mixon

Homeroom Chair- Keli Johnson

Diocesan Liaison-Tracy Ortego

 

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Mater Dolorosa

Catholic School

1949

 

 

  General School Rules

Students participating in extracurricular activities

are held bound by the discipline plan of the school and

the club moderator.  Listed below are the general

rules each student is expected

to follow, however, responses to inappropriate

behavior will occur whenever deemed necessary.

1. Follow directions first time given.

2. Stay in assigned areas at all time.

3. Act and speak in a courteous manner

toward students and adults.

4. Treat school property, personal property, and

other students' belongings with proper respect.

5. Items to remain at home include, but not

limited to: Electronic devices, radios,

tape recorders, knives, gum,

tobacco, alcohol, matches, objectionable reading

material, weapons of any kind, objects that can

cause harm, beepers, cell phones

and cameras of any kind. 

Any object confiscated by school personnel must

be picked up only by parents.

6. Gum is not allowed at any

time during the school day

or in any school building at any time.

7. Honesty is expected at all times.

Students walk to Mass

 

Attending Catholic Schools Week Mass in BR

Fr. Howard Adkins addresses Students

during Blessing of the Pets Ceremony

 

 

"Mission Statement"

The mission of Mater Dolorosa Catholic School is to teach morals and values of the Catholic faith, instill strong leadership qualities, and promote academic growth and excellence.