Absence FormsStudents must present a written excuse from a parent/guardian to Main Office upon returning to class. Any student who is absent 3 or more days in succession or has a prolonged illness, or is absent intermittently over an extended period of time must submit a doctor's excuse upon returning.This form will serve as notice to the teachers that a student will be absent due to family vacation, medical procedures, college visit or a school sponsored event.Students please check on College Visit and have teachers sign off on the Planned Absence Form. Form must be submitted to the Main Office by student prior to the college visit. Student is to complete the Verification of College Visit Form and have college representative sign the form. Return form to the main office upon returning from the college visit.AthleticPIAA Athletic Transfer Form. - Please complete Sections 2 & 3 and sign the top of page 2. Submit all pages to Main Office, forms will then be submitted by Berks Catholic.Sport Physicals - Any student participating in any Athletic Sport must register and complete a sports physical through PlanetHS. This new platform will allow students and parents to complete and access athletic forms via computer, tablet or mobile phone. It is HIPPA, COPPA and FERPA compliant.Before you begin, please read the PHS Getting Started Guide. This is a new platform and it is important that you are familiar with how it works.Bus TransportationPlease click here for a copy of BC Act 372 Request for Bus Transportation: Request for Bus TransportationPlease return the completed form to Berks Catholic. Forms may be mailed, faxed (610-374-4309) or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be advised several districts require Proof of Residency. Please call the Main Office for additional information.Public School Bus Transportation Contacts: Click on the link for info on contacting your public transportation department. Any questions regarding pick up and/or drop off should be handled directly with the public school district transportation department.Field Trip Permission FormField trips are periodically used to enrich the curriculum. Students will not be allowed to go on trip without the Field Trip Permission Form completed and signed by the student and parent. Any questions please contact the moderator of the school trip.Health FormsListed below are forms from the Health Room, if you have any questions or need additional information please contact the Nurse's Office at 610-374-8361 ext. 237.Nursing StaffMrs. Jill Avadanian - email@example.comMrs. Alayna Witmyer - firstname.lastname@example.orgPhysical Exam Form (do not use for Athletics)Parking PermitStudents who drive to school and park on the school property must complete a Parking Permit Application. Cost is $50.00. Permits will be sold on a first come first serve basis. No spaces will be reserved and will be sold until all spaces are sold out.ServiceEvery Catholic high school in the Diocese of Allentown is required to participate in a community service program. The Campus Ministry office oversees the community service program at Berks Catholic. Service rendered by the student should be either church or community based. Opportunities for community service are made known throughout the school. Prior approval by the Campus Ministry Office is necessary before engaging in the service activity. Favors for family members, friends, individual projects, or compensated service will not qualify toward fulfilling the requirement.
Number of community service hours required at Berks Catholic:
Student Assistance Program (SAP)The primary goal of the the Student Assistance Program (SAP) is to aid students in overcoming barriers to their academic success. A SAP referral can address students who exhibit behavioral/mental health issues, face illness or disability, have chronic attendance problems, have difficulty with academics, have family or peer issues, use/abuse substances, suffer from trauma associated with exposure to violence.Student Data Change FormAs soon as possible after a change of address and/or telephone number (home, work and/or cell) has occurred, a student must bring to the Main Office notification of the new information in writing. If a change in parish is involved, please meet with the pastor of the new church to arrange for parish subsidy. Especially in the case of an emergency, it is imperative that the new phone numbers(s) for home, work and cell are on file in the Main Office. For your convenience, please complete the Student Data Change Form and return to the Main Office.
- Grade 9 minimum of 5 hours
- Grade 10 minimum of 10 hours
- Grade 11 minimum of 10 hours
- Grade 12 minimum of 10 hours