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COVID-19 Information and Resources

Dear families, 

The health and safety of our school communities is our top priority. Below you will find documents shared with us by the Stark County Health Department, access to our Return to School Plans, our COVID-19 positive case tracking, and high school athletic protocols. In addition, we've compiled a list of mental health resources. This page will also allow the community-at-large to stay up to date on how our schools are handling the ever-evolving scenarios associated with COVID-19. Please review this information as we work together to stay healthy and safe while maintaining in-person learning. 

Stark County Catholic Schools COVID-19 Notifications
Student/Staff COVID-19 Confirmed Positive Cases in Stark County Catholic Schools (as of 10/21/20): 0
Total Cumulative COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Stark County Catholic Schools (as of 10/21/20): 2

Stark County Catholic Schools Reporting Structure
Stark County Catholic Schools, in compliance with the governor's order, will report any confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 to our local health departments within 24 hours and keep our school families informed by parent alerts and written communication within 24 hours.


Stark County Health Department
Stark County Health Department: When to Send Someone Home
Stark County Health Department: FAQ
Stark County Health Department: When My Child Is Sick
Stark County Health Department: Quarantine and When to Return
CDC: How to Select, Wear, and Clean Your Mask
Statement on Testing and Returning to Work or School


Mental Heath
Mental Heath Back to School Resources
Coping With Stress
COVID-19 Careline Information
10 Mental Health Signs To Watch Out For In Kids In The Age Of COVID-19
Managing Parent and Student Stress Around Returning to School and Extracurriculars

Return to School Plans
Diocese of Youngstown Return to School Plan
Central Catholic Return to School Plan
St. Thomas Aquinas Return to School Plan
Our Lady of Peace Return to School Plan
Regina Coeli Return to School Plan
St. Barbara Return to School Plan
St. James Return to School Plan
St. Joan of Arc Return to School Plan
St. Mary Return to School Plan
St. Michael Return to School Plan
St. Paul Return to School Plan
St. Peter Return to School Plan
SS. Philip and James Return to School Plan

Athletic Protocols
Central Catholic Athletic Protocols
St. Thomas Aquinas Athletic Protocols

Diocesan Statement on Outside Events
Statement on Outside Events

For specific school information, please contact the school principals listed below
Central Catholic: David Oates, [email protected]
St. Thomas Aquinas: Cara Pribula, [email protected]
Our Lady of Peace: Rev. Msgr. Lewis Gaetano, [email protected]
Regina Coeli: Mario Calandros, [email protected]
St. Barbara: Marisa Stoll, [email protected]
St. James: Kathy Kettler, [email protected]
St. Joan of Arc: Chris Pollard, [email protected]
St. Mary: Jen Fischer, [email protected]
St. Michael: Claire Gatti, [email protected]
St. Paul: Amie Hale, [email protected]
St. Peter: John Airhart, [email protected]
SS. Philip and James: Lisa Montgomery, [email protected]

Media Inquires: 
Please contact Kristie Cramer, Marketing Director, [email protected]

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