St. Jerome's Regional School, Tamaqua, has a variety of activities scheduled for this year's observance of Catholic Schools Week. The events are part of the nationwide celebration of Catholic education during the week of January 30 to February 5. This year's theme will be "Catholic Schools: A-Plus For America," celebrating the value Catholic schools add to the nation. With high academic standards grounded in strong moral values and high graduation rates, Catholic schools and their graduates offer a significant contribution to society.

The week will begin with Mission Awareness Day on Jan. 31. A special liturgy will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 1. An Open House will be held Feb. 3, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and Grandparents' Day will be held on Thursday, feb. 3. The Home and School Association will provide a special lunch and treats for students on Feb. 4.

Kindergarten registration will also be held during the week - from 1-3 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday.

For more information, call 570-668-2757 or visit the parish website at www.parishesonline.com/stjerometamaqua [1].