Rolling Admissions at the Saint Miriam School!

The Saint Miriam School is now offering Rolling Admissions! We have heard you! May parents are stuck between their child's age, maturity, interaction level, and the rules around registration dates. Some parents find that their child is ready to go into a preschool program when they are trying to get back to work after maternity leave, but school registrations have closed. Now, at the Saint Miriam School, we are pleased to offer Rolling Admissions throughout the school year with no added fee or ...
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Switch Schools – We Make It Easy!

Oftentimes parents choose a school thinking it's a great fit only to find it wasn't what they thought. Or, all those "special programs" like STEM or Art or Music are added fees. Or are surprisingly only a daycare and not a real school with curriculum to enhance your child's future! well, you can switch schools and Saint Miriam makes it easy with: No Registration Fee Guaranteed Acceptance Quick Introduction and Child Welcome Personally Guided Class Introductions Parent-Teacher Me...
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We’re Having a Cow Share!

We are having a Cow Share that will benefit our children's educational programs! Orders begin September 15th with receipt of cow on or about the first week of November (exact date TBD).  You get everything from fillets to ground beef at the unbelievable price of only $4.00 per pound from grass fed cows! They are never given antibiotics of hormones and the ground upon which they feed is never treated with any kind of chemical! A whole cow is 600 to 700 lbs (hanging weight). Every order req...
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New Small Group! The Saint Miriam Eucharistic Bread Guild

Join a family of men and women who devote a few days a year to baking loaves of bread used at our Early Mass Communion! The recipe is provided and must be followed exactly to ensure it is efficacious and sufficient, but it is very easy! Your interest and efforts are very much appreciated. The ingredients in this communion bread are symbolic to the teachings of Christ and the purpose of His death on the cross. I noticed this on one particular day of baking the bread. wheat kernels "Unless...
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A new addition to the Blessing Bags!

Over the last 5+ years, we’ve seen the menstrual and reproductive health space begin to shift with respect to trans & nonbinary inclusion. As a Franciscan Catholic Parish that welcomes and cares for everyone in need, we are so proud to be part of that change by adding our newest specialty bags to our Blessing Bag Outreach Program for those experiencing homelessness. Our newest specialty bags join alongside our “Just for Girls. Period.” by offering discreetly designed feminine hygiene product...
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Back to School Welcome Week! – September 4th – 8th

Please join us for Back to School Welcome Week at Saint Miriam from Wednesday, September 4th through Sunday, September 8th. Mark your calendars for the following days! Wednesday: Welcome students Opening Day Doors will be open for early drop off at 7:30am. Meet and Greet with Administration and Staff from 8:00am to 10:am with parent and family tours and light refreshments! Thursday: Meet the Staff Day From 2:00pm to 5:00pm meet our staff and tour our STEAMM Classroom, school and new play...
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Support Our New School and Building Renovations!

Our new school and administration areas are well on their way to becoming a reality and is going to be amazing! Here is a snapshot of what is happening during this summer’s extensive project: A new roof on the both the parish building and the garage; both will match the new roof on our Friary Rectory built two years ago! A new playground for toddlers with a brick pathway, AND a renovated front playground, both areas will have new walls and fencing, too! Changes to the administration a...
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Kanna Kids is coming to Saint Miriam School!

We are pleased to have partnered with Crossfit Kanna in Ambler, PA to bring a new and exciting Physical Education Program to our exciting school! The Kanna Kids program at Saint Miriam School will focus on teaching kids early to commit to a healthy lifestyle through functional fitness. Our program will not only focus on exercise, but all of the components of a healthy lifestyle, including nutrition and socialization. Exercise in children has been shown to improve attention and focus, and leads t...
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Our CCD/PREP is Changing Names!

Our CCD/PREP is changing its name! CCD/PREP is now Children’s Faith Formation at Saint Miriam! This change allows us to properly encourage youth and parents to help all of our children in becoming stronger christians with a life of faith and service! The term also is easier to understand (after all, who remembers Confraternity of Christian Doctrine or Parish Religious Educational Programming?!) Also, it is a non-bias and gender inclusive terminology in keeping with the inclusiveness stance of...
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Gearing up for an Exciting Year at the Saint Miriam School

We have been busy getting ready for your 2019/2020 school year! Our fun and exciting classroom themes will be: Main Level: School Library (Cat in the Hat) S.T.E.A.M.M. Classroom (Disney) 2/3 Classroom - Camping USA Infant Care- A Day at the Farm Undercroft Level: U-4 - Under the Sea U-K - Jungle Jeep Safari   Bringing Art to Our Kids with Abrakadoodle! Abrakadoodle brings art onsite to kids in schools and communities through their mobile art program. Abrakadoodle believ...
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Introducing Class Dojo at the Saint Miriam School

At Saint Miriam School, we believe that we should bring every family into our classroom! Beginning this fall, Saint Miriam School introduces ClassDojo connects teachers with students and parents to build amazing classroom communities! Teachers can encourage students for any skill or value — whether it's working hard, being kind, helping others or something else and students can showcase and share their learning by adding photos and videos to their own portfolios. Sharing moments with pa...
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Zion Preschool is now the Saint Miriam School!

We are excited to announce the next phase of our outreach to the youngest members of our community! We have taken the next step to improve what Zion Preschool had started and relaunched it as the Saint Miriam School, A Franciscan Preschool and Kindergarten. Some of the new improvements are: Improved comprehensive educational programs for Infants, Toddlers, Preschool and Kindergarten Expanded operational hours from 7:30AM to 5:30 PM Drive-up service for children enrolled in morning ...
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